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  Volume 61, Number 4, December 2009

Table of Contents

A Note About the Cover

p. iv


In Memory of Emory Elliott: August 2009

pp. vii-ix

The Borders and Limits of American Studies: A Picture from Beirut

pp. 837-854


An “Orphan” with Two Mothers: Transnational and Transracial Adoption, the Cold War, and Contemporary Asian American Cultural Politics

pp. 855-880

Interlopers in the Realm of High Culture: “Music Moms” and the Performance of Asian and Asian American Identities

pp. 881-903

The Ecological Landscapes of Jane Jacobs and Rachel Carson

pp. 905-928

Book Reviews

The Importance of Place in Post-Everything American Studies

pp. 931-941

Putting the Market in Its Places

pp. 943-953

Youth of Color and the City

pp. 955-965

Against Proper Affective Objects

pp. 967-978

Event Review

Synesthetic Sabor: Translation and Popular Knowledge in American Sabor

pp. 979-996



pp. 997-998


Index to American Quarterly Volume 61 March 2009 to December 2009

pp. 999-1001

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