restricted access   Volume 42, Number 2, Winter 2008

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Social History

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Section 1: Violence and Emotion

From Anger to Jealousy: Explaining Domestic Homicide in Antebellum America

pp. 269-297

Texas and Virginia: A Bloodied Window into Changes in American Public Life

pp. 299-318

"Conduct . . . Inexcusable and Unjustifiable": Bound Children, Battered Freedwomen, and the Limits of Emancipation in Kentucky's Bluegrass Region

pp. 319-340

Section 2: Children and Childhood

"Infantile Specimens": Showing Babies in Nineteenth-Century America

pp. 341-370

Engineers or Artists?: Toys, Class and Technology in Wilhelmine Germany

pp. 371-401

Children and their Educators: Changing Relations in a Meritocratizing World

pp. 403-423

Longing to "Belong": Foster Children in Mid-Century Philadelphia (1946–1963)

pp. 425-445

Section 3: Regional Issues

"Peasant" Janissaries?

pp. 447-467

The 1899 Cuban Marriage Law Controversy: Church, State and Empire in the Crucible of Nation

pp. 469-494


Section 1: Consumerism

Consumers' Imperium: The Global Production of American Domesticity, 1865-1920 (review)

pp. 495-497

Work and Play: The Production and Consumption of Toys in Germany, 1870–1914 (review)

pp. 497-499

Section 2: Race

Challenging U.S. Apartheid: Atlanta and Black Struggles for Human Rights, 1960-1977 (review)

pp. 499-501

No Bond but the Law: Punishment, Race, and Gender in Jamaican State Formation, 1780-1870 (review)

pp. 501-503

Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: Capital and Control in a Colonial Economy (review)

pp. 503-505

The Forgotten Frontier: Colonist and Khoisan on the Cape's Northern Frontier in the 19th Century (review)

pp. 505-507

Section 3: The Environment

Inventing Pollution: Coal, Smoke, and Culture in Britain since 1800 (review)

pp. 507-508

Hubbub: Filth, Noise and Stench in England 1600-1770 (review)

pp. 509-510

This Land, This Nation: Conservation, Rural America, and the New Deal (review)

pp. 510-512

Section 4: Social History and Politics

Laughing Matters: Farce and the Making of Absolutism in France (review)

pp. 513-514

Living the French Revolution, 1789-99 (review)

pp. 514-516

The Spirit of '68: Rebellion in Western Europe and North America, 1956-1976 (review)

pp. 516-518

Iron Kingdom. The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947 (review)

pp. 518-521

Section 5: Childhood

Small Strangers: The Experience of Immigrant Children in America, 1880–1925 (review)

pp. 521-522

America's Public Schools: From the Common School to "No Child Left Behind" (review)

pp. 522-525

Sexual Reckonings: Southern Girls in a Troubling Age (review)

pp. 525-527

Children in Colonial America (review)

pp. 527-529

Section 6: Culture

Popular Ideologies: Mass Culture at Mid-Century (review)

pp. 529-531

In Praise of the Whip: A Cultural History of Arousal (review)

pp. 531-533

The Oprah Phenomenon (review)

pp. 533-535

Changing Ways of Death in Twentieth-Century Australia: War, Medicine and the Funeral Business (review)

pp. 535-537

Wonderful Blood: Theology and Practice in Late Medieval Northern Germany and Beyond (review)

pp. 537-539

Section 7: Special Topics

Human Remains: Dissection and its Histories (review)

pp. 539-541

Age Discrimination: An Historical and Contemporary Analysis (review)

pp. 541-543

In Search of Fame and Fortune: The Leahy Family of Engineers, 1780-1888 (review)

pp. 543-545