Nora E. Jaffary

About the Author

Nora E. Jaffary is associate professor of history at Concordia University, Montreal. Her books include False Mystics: Deviant Orthodoxy in Colonial Mexico and Gender, Race, and Religion in the Colonization of the Americas.


Edward W. Osowski teaches in the history department at John Abbott College in Montreal. He specializes in Mexico’s indigenous history, frequently using Nahuatl-language documents in his research. His monograph on eighteenth-century Nahua history is forthcoming with the University of Arizona Press.


Susie S. Porter is associate professor of history and the gender studies program at the University of Utah. She is the author of Working Women in Mexico City, which won an Outstanding Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association in 2005.



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