restricted access   Volume 39, Number 2, Autumn 2008

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Interdisciplinary History

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Warfare and Economy in Renaissance Italy, 1350–1450

pp. 167-209

The Stature and Body Mass of Mexicans in the Nineteenth-Century United States

pp. 211-232

Review Essay

Never Again?: The Legacy of the Argentine and Chilean Dictatorships for the Global Human Rights Regime

pp. 233-244


Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (review)

pp. 245-246

Looking at Animals in Human History (review)

pp. 246-247

Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur (review)

pp. 247-248

Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Captial Markets (review)

pp. 248-250

Appeasing Bankers: Financial Caution on the Road to War (review)

pp. 250-251

The Theft of History (review)

pp. 251-252

Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: A Contemporary Guide to Practice (review)

pp. 253-254

To Have and to Hold: Marrying and Its Documentation in Western Christendom, 400–1600 (review)

pp. 254-255

Plague and the End of Antiquity: The Pandemic of 541–750 (review)

pp. 255-257

Cultural Exchange in Early Modern Europe. II. Cities and Cultural Exchange in Europe, 1400–1700 (review)

pp. 258-259

The American Discovery of Europe (review)

pp. 259-260

Purity Lost: Transgressing Boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1000–1400 (review)

pp. 260-262

Heredity Produced: At the Crossroads of Biology, Politics, and Culture, 1500–1870 (review)

pp. 262-263

Inventing the Indigenous: Local Knowledge and Natural History in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 263-264

Parish and Belonging: Community, Identity and Welfare in England and Wales, 1700–1950 (review)

pp. 264-265

Indian Ink: Script and Print in the Making of the English East India Company (review)

pp. 265-267

Certain Other Countries: Homicide, Gender and National Identity in Late Nineteenth Century England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales (review)

pp. 267-269

The Origin of the Welfare State in England and Germany, 1850–1914: Social Policies Compared (review)

pp. 269-270

Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution (review)

pp. 270-271

Intellect and Character in Victorian England: Mark Pattison and the Invention of the Don (review)

pp. 272-273

Mass-Observation and Everyday Life: Culture, History, Theory (review)

pp. 273-274

Map-making, Landscapes and Memory: A Geography of Colonial and Early Modern Ireland c. 1530–1750 (review)

pp. 274-275

Machiavelli in Love: Sex, Self, and Society in the Italian Renaissance (review)

pp. 275-277

Property and Civil Society in South-Western Germany, 1820–1914 (review)

pp. 278-279

Tulipmania: Money, Honor, and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age (review)

pp. 279-280

The History of Finland (review)

p. 281

Terror and Democracy in the Age of Stalin: The Social Dynamics of Repression (review)

pp. 281-282

The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States, and: Slavery, Emancipation, and Freedom: Comparative Perspectives (review)

pp. 283-285

Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution (review)

pp. 285-286

Taming Democracy: “The People,” the Founders, and the Troubled Ending of the American Revolution (review)

pp. 286-288

Many Identities, One Nation: The Revolution and Its Legacy in the Mid-Atlantic (review)

pp. 288-289

The Hotel: An American History (review)

pp. 290-291

Andrew Jackson and the Constitution: The Rise and Fall of Generational Regimes (review)

pp. 291-292

Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans (review)

pp. 293-294

Japanese & Chinese Immigrant Activists: Organizing in American and International Communist Movements, 1919–1933 (review)

pp. 294-295

Picturing the New Negro: Harlem Renaissance Print Culture and Modern Black Identity (review)

pp. 295-296

Household Accounts: Working-Class Family Economies in the Interwar United States (review)

pp. 297-298

Kansas in the Great Depression: Work Relief, the Dole, and Rehabilitation (review)

pp. 298-299

Unlikely Environmentalists: Congress and Clean Water, 1945–1972 (review)

pp. 299-300

White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics (review)

pp. 300-301

The Liberals’ Moment: The McGovern Insurgency and the Identity Crisis of the Democratic Party (review)

pp. 301-303

The DeShaney Case: Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the Dilemma of State Intervention (review)

pp. 303-304

With Our Labor and Sweat: Indigenous Women and the Formation of Colonial Society in Peru, 1550–1700 (review)

pp. 305-306

The 1812 Aponte Rebellion in Cuba and the Struggle against Atlantic Slavery (review)

pp. 306-307

Indo-Caribbean Indenture: Resistance and Accommodation, 1838–1920 (review)

pp. 307-308

Muhammad: Islam’s First Great General (review)

pp. 309-310

Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance (review)

pp. 310-311

Power, Politics and Religion in Timurid Iran (review)

pp. 312-313

The Early Modern Ottomans: Remapping the Empire (review)

pp. 313-314

As If Silent and Absent: Bonds of Enslavement in the Islamic Middle East (review)

pp. 314-315

Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa (review)

pp. 315-316

Fighting Famine in North China: State, Market, and Environmental Decline, 1690s–1900s (review)

pp. 317-318

Expunging Variola: The Control and Eradication of Smallpox in India, 1947–1977 (review)

pp. 319-320