restricted access   Volume 42, Number 1, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Social History

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Perils of Degeneration: Reform, the Savage Immigrant, and the Survival of the Unfit

pp. 5-29

Section I: Race, Gender and Consumerism

Rewriting Patriarchal Scripts: Women, Labor, and Popular Culture in South African Clothing Industry Beauty Contests, 1970s-2005

pp. 31-56

The Political Work of Leisure: Class, Recreation, and African American Commemoration at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 1881-1931

pp. 57-77

Eating, Dancing, and Courting in New York Black and Latino Relations, 1930–1970

pp. 79-109

Section II: Protest and Deviance

"Criers and Shouters". The Discourse on Radical Urban Rebels in Late Medieval Flanders

pp. 111-135

The Long and Short of Salem Witchcraft: Chronology and Collective Violence in 1692

pp. 137-156

Section III: Comparative Issues

"The Marriage of Choice and the Marriage of Convenance": A New England Puritan Views Risorgimento Italy

pp. 157-174

Review Essays

The Marginalization of the Black Campus Movement

pp. 175-182

Further into the Right: The Ever-Expanding Historiography of the U.S. New Right

pp. 183-194


Section 1: Gender Issues

Style & Status: Selling Beauty to African American Women, 1920-1975 (review)

pp. 195-197

Femininity in Flight: A History of Flight Attendants (review)

pp. 197-199

Women in the Middle East, Past and Present (review)

pp. 199-201

Women,Work and Domestic Virtue in Uganda, 1900–2003 (review)

pp. 201-203

Her Best Shot: Women and Guns in America (review)

pp. 203-205

Venemous Tongues: Speech and Gender in Late Medieval England (review)

pp. 205-207

Gender and Community under British Colonialism: Emotion, Struggle, and Politics in a Chinese Village (review)

pp. 207-209

Cleaning Up: The Transformation of Domestic Service in Twentieth Century New York City (review)

pp. 209-211

The Needle's Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution (review)

pp. 211-213

Gender, Taste, and Material Culture in Britain and North America, 1700- 1830 (review)

pp. 213-215

Section 2: Social Welfare and Education

Civic Engagement: Social Science and Progressive-Era Reform in New York City (review)

pp. 215-217

The Boundaries of the Republic: Migrant Rights and the Limits of Universalism in France, 1918–1940, and: Policing Paris: The Origins of Modern Immigration Control between the Wars (review)

pp. 217-221

Imagined Orphans: Poor Families, Child Welfare, and Contested Citizenship in London (review)

pp. 221-222

The Social Origins of the Welfare State: Quebec Families, Compulsory Education, and Family Allowances, 1940-1955 (review)

pp. 223-224

Burning and Building: Schooling and State Formation in Japan, 1750-1890 (review)

pp. 224-226

Response to Abigail Schweber's Review of Burning and Building

pp. 226-228

Response to Brian Platt's Comments

pp. 228-229

Section 3: Consumerism

Turizm: The Russian and East European Tourist under Capitalism and Socialism (review)

pp. 230-232

A Culture of Everyday Credit: Housekeeping, Pawnbroking, and Governance in Mexico City, 1750–1920 (review)

pp. 232-233

Section 4: Disease

Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe: A Bavarian Beacon (review)

pp. 233-235

Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague 1894-1901 (review)

pp. 235-237

Section 5: Regional Issues

Making the Irish American: History and Heritage of the Irish in the United States (review)

pp. 237-239

The Sounds of Silence: Nineteenth-century Portugal and the Abolition of the Slave Trade (review)

pp. 239-241

The End of Peasantry? The Disintegration of Rural Russia (review)

pp. 241-242

Suicide and the Body Politic in Imperial Russia (review)

pp. 242-244

Agrarian Elites: American Slaveholders and Southern Italian Landowners, 1815-1861 (review)

pp. 244-247

Germany as a Culture of Remembrance: Promises and Limits of Writing History (review)

pp. 247-249

Strange Future: Pessimism and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots (review)

pp. 249-250

Section 6: Emotions

Happiness: A History (review)

pp. 250-252