Volume 61, Number 4, December 2009

Table of Contents

A Note About the Cover

p. iv
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Currents

In Memory of Emory Elliott: August 2009

pp. vii-ix
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The Borders and Limits of American Studies: A Picture from Beirut

pp. 837-854
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Essays

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

pp. 855-880
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Interlopers in the Realm of High Culture: “Music Moms” and the Performance of Asian and Asian American Identities

pp. 881-903
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The Ecological Landscapes of Jane Jacobs and Rachel Carson

pp. 905-928
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Book Reviews

The Importance of Place in Post-Everything American Studies

pp. 931-941
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Putting the Market in Its Places

pp. 943-953
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Youth of Color and the City

pp. 955-965
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Against Proper Affective Objects

pp. 967-978
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Event Review

Synesthetic Sabor: Translation and Popular Knowledge in American Sabor

pp. 979-996
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 997-998
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Index

Index to American Quarterly Volume 61 March 2009 to December 2009

pp. 999-1001
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