restricted access   Volume 42, Number 4, Summer 2009

Table of Contents

Section I: Extending Social History: International Relations, Humor

"Crete the Opening Wedge": Nationalism and International Affairs in Postbellum America

pp. 861-887

"The Terrible Laughter of the Afrikaner"- Towards a Social History of Humor

pp. 889-917

Section II: Rural Societies

Winner of the 2008 Graduate Student Competition

Monsters in the Village? Incest in Nineteenth Century France

pp. 919-932

Country Living, Country Dying: Rural Suicides in New Zealand, 1900-1950

pp. 933-961

Section III: Regional Topics

Journalists and Police Detectives in Victorian and Edwardian England: An Uneasy Reciprocal Relationship

pp. 963-987

"We Had Carding": Hospitable Card Play and Polite Domestic Sociability Among the Middling Sort in Eighteenth-Century England

pp. 989-1008

Factionalism and State Power in the Flemish Revolt (1482-1492)

pp. 1009-1039


Section 1: Race and Slavery

The Slave Ship: A Human History (review)

pp. 1041-1042

Selling the Race: Culture, Community, and Black Chicago, 1940-1955, and: Chicago's New Negroes: Modernity, the Great Migration, and Black Urban Life (review)

pp. 1042-1045

Fenians, Freedmen, and Southern Whites: Race and Nationality in the Era of Reconstruction (review)

pp. 1045-1047

Sweet Negotiations: Sugar, Slavery, and Plantation Agriculture in Early Barbados (review)

pp. 1047-1050

All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900 (review)

pp. 1050-1051

Race in the American South: From Slavery to Civil Rights (review)

pp. 1051-1052

Almost All Aliens: Immigration, Race, and Colonialism in American History and Identity (review)

pp. 1053-1054

Section 2: Family and Childhood

Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938 (review)

pp. 1055-1056

Raising an Empire: Children in Early Modern Iberia and Colonial Latin America (review)

pp. 1056-1058

Jacob's Well: A Case for Rethinking Family History (review)

pp. 1058-1060

The New Zealand Family since 1840: A Demographic History (review)

pp. 1060-1062

Section 3: Health and Wellness

The Vaccinators: Smallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the 'Opening' of Japan (review)

pp. 1063-1065

When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa (review)

pp. 1065-1067

Medical Charlatanism in Early Modern Italy (review)

pp. 1067-1069

Qigong Fever: Body, Science, and Utopia in China (review)

pp. 1069-1071

Section 4: Social Order

Politics of the Sword: Dueling, Honor, and Masculinity in Modern Italy (review)

pp. 1071-1073

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

pp. 1073-1076

Sexuality, Politics, and Social Control in Virginia, 1920-1945 (review)

pp. 1076-1078

Pauvreté, Culture et Ordre Social: Recueil d'articles (review)

pp. 1078-1080

Section 5: Regional Topics

These Days of Large Things: The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930 (review)

pp. 1081-1082

City of American Dreams: A History of Home Ownership and Housing Reform in Chicago, 1871-1919 (review)

pp. 1082-1083

The Dress of the People: Everyday Fashion in Eighteenth-Century England (review)

pp. 1083-1086

Clothing Gandhi's Nation: Homespun and Modern India (review)

pp. 1086-1087

The Notables and the Nation: The Political Schooling of the French, 1787-1788 (review)

pp. 1087-1089

Migration in History: Human Migration in Comparative Perspective (review)

pp. 1089-1091

Cartographies of Tsardom: The Land and Its Meanings in Seventeenth-Century Russia (review)

pp. 1091-1093

Catholic Activism in South-West France, 1540-1570 (review)

pp. 1093-1094


Index: (Volume 42)

pp. 1099-1102