Volume 50, Number 1/2, Spring/Summer 2009

Table of Contents

Articles

Fugitive Mail: The Deliverance of Henry "Box" Brown and Antebellum Postal Politics

pp. 5-25
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Sacagawea and Son: The Visual Construction of America's Maternal Feminine

pp. 27-50
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Interfaith Encounter and Religious Pluralism: J.T. Sunderland's Mission to Brahmo Samajes of India, 1895-96

pp. 51-69
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Factory Farms in a Consumer Society

pp. 71-92
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Review Essay

Up South and Down South: Insurgents and Counter-insurgents in the Political Struggle to Define America

pp. 93-103
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Book Reviews

The Arts of Democracy: Art, Public Culture, and the State (review)

pp. 113-114
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Einführung in die Amerikanistik/American Studies (review)

pp. 114-116
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Regionalism and The Humanities (review)

pp. 116-117
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America Through European Eyes: British and French Reflections on the New World from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (review)

pp. 117-118
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Ethnic Modernism (review)

pp. 118-120
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Immigration and Popular Culture: An Introduction (review)

pp. 120-121
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On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity (review)

pp. 121-122
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Cultural Revolutions: Everyday Life and Politics in Britain, North America, and France (review)

p. 122
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Gay Artists in Modern American Culture: An Imagined Conspiracy (review)

p. 123
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Printer's Devil: Mark Twain and the American Publishing Revolution (review)

pp. 123-124
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Wall Street: America's Dream Palace (review)

pp. 124-125
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Amalgamation Schemes: Antiblackness and the Critique of Multiracialism (review)

pp. 125-127
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Making American Art (review)

p. 127
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Photographic Memories: Private Pictures, Public Images, and American History (review)

p. 128
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Boxing: A Cultural History, and: Prizefighting: An American History (review)

pp. 128-129
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Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative (review)

pp. 129-130
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Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America (review)

pp. 130-132
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Holy Hills of the Ozarks: Religion and Tourism in Branson, Missouri (review)

pp. 132-133
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Black Women and Music: More than the Blues (review)

p. 133
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America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire (review)

p. 134
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Cinema Babel: Translating Global Cinema (review)

pp. 134-135
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We Shall Overcome: A History of Civil Rights and the Law (review)

pp. 135-136
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Church and State in America: The First Two Centuries (review)

pp. 136-137
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Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America (review)

pp. 137-138
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Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music (review)

pp. 138-139
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Virtual America: Sleepwalking through Paradise (review)

pp. 139-140
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Culture, Technology, and the Creation of America's National Parks, and: Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature (review)

pp. 140-142
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Bad for Democracy: How the Presidency Undermines the Power of the People (review)

pp. 142-143
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The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City (review)

pp. 143-144
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Campsite Architectures of Duration and Place (review)

pp. 144-145
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Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants across the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World (review)

pp. 145-146
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The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America (review)

pp. 146-147
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Kitchens, Smokehouses, and Privies: Outbuildings and the Architecture of Eighteenth-Century Mid-Atlantic (review)

pp. 147-148
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Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement (review)

pp. 148-149
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Architecture and Suburbia: From English Villa to American Dream House, 1690-2000 (review)

pp. 149-150
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For the People: American Populist Movements From The Revolution To The 1850s (review)

pp. 150-151
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The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities (review)

pp. 151-152
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The New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography (review)

pp. 152-153
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Ghosts of Futures Past: Spiritualism and the Cultural Politics of Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 153-154
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Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic (review)

pp. 154-155
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Fugitive Vision: Slave Image and Black Identity to Antebellum Narrative (review)

pp. 155-156
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Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums & Nineteenth-Century American Culture (review)

pp. 156-157
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The Collected Letters of Edgar Allan Poe (review)

pp. 157-159
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Arranging Grief: Sacred Time and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 159-160
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White Man's Club: Schools, Race, and the Struggle of Indian Acculturation (review)

pp. 160-161
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From Abolition to Equal Rights for All: The Making of a Reform Community in the Nineteenth Century (review)

pp. 161-162
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Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement (review)

pp. 162-163
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The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age (review)

p. 163
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Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coalfields (review)

p. 164
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True Sons of the Republic: European Immigrants in the Union Army (review)

pp. 164-165
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Awaiting the Heavenly Country: The Civil War and America's Culture of Death (review)

pp. 165-166
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The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer (review)

pp. 166-167
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Ashes of the Mind: War and Memory in Northern Literature, 1865-1900 (review)

pp. 167-168
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Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 168-169
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The Rise of Mutlicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865-1915 (review)

pp. 169-171
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Strange Duets: Impressarios and Actresses in the American Theatre, 1865-1914 (review)

pp. 171-172
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Scrapbooks: An American History (review)

p. 172
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Up From History: The Life of Booker T. Washington (review)

p. 173
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Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement (review)

p. 174
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"Make it Yourself": Home Sewing, Gender, and Culture, 1890-1930 (review)

p. 175
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White Weddings: Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture (review)

p. 176
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Henry James and the Visual (review)

pp. 176-177
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Against Obscenity: Reform and the Politics of Womanhood in America, 1873-1935 (review)

pp. 177-178
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Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York (review)

pp. 178-179
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Inside the Teaching Machine: Rhetoric and the Globalization of the U.S. Research University (review)

pp. 179-180
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Facing the Pacific: Polynesia and the U.S. Imperial Imagination (review)

pp. 181-182
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Radical L.A.: From Coxey's Army to the Watts Riots, 1894-1965 (review)

pp. 182-183
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Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular (review)

pp. 183-184
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Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America (review)

pp. 184-185
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The Emergence of Genetic Rationality (review)

pp. 185-186
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The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of An American City (review)

pp. 186-187
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The Weather Matters: An American Cultural History since 1900 (review)

pp. 187-188
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Motoring: The Highway Experience of America (review)

pp. 188-189
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All-Stars & Movie Stars: Sports in Film & History (review)

p. 189
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The Early Black History Movement, Carter G. Woodson, and Lorenzo Johnston Greene (review)

p. 190
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The Athletic Crusade: Sport and American Cultural Imperialism (review)

p. 191
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Stolen Bases: Why American Girls Don't Play Baseball (review)

pp. 191-192
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Playing America's Game: Baseball, Latinos and the Color Line (review)

pp. 192-193
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Faithful to Fenway: Believing in Boston, Baseball, and America's Most Beloved Ballpark (review)

pp. 193-194
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A World of Letters: Yale University Press, 1908-2008 (review)

pp. 194-195
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A Rift in the Clouds: Race and the Southern Federal Judiciary, 1900-1910 (review)

pp. 195-196
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Hell on Wheels: The Promise and Peril of America's Car Culture, 1900-1940, and: Mobility Without Mayhem: Safety, Cars, and Citizenship (review)

pp. 196-197
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Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (review)

pp. 197-198
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Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey (review)

pp. 199-200
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Babylon Girls: Black Women Performers and the Shaping of the Modern (review)

pp. 200-201
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Performing Americanness: Race, Class, and Gender in Modern African-American and Jewish-American Literature (review)

p. 202
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The Lie Detectors: The History of an American Obsession (review)

pp. 203-204
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Montage of a Dream: The Art and Life of Langston Hughes (review)

pp. 204-205
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Culture Makers: Urban Performance and Literature in the 1920s (review)

pp. 205-206
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Going My Way: Bing Crosby and American Culture (review)

pp. 206-207
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Choreographing the Folk: The Dance Stagings of Zora Neale Hurston (review)

pp. 207-208
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Word, Image, and the New Negro: Representation and Identity in the Harlem Renaissance (review)

p. 208
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The Comic Worlds of Peter Arno, William Steig, Charles Addams, and Saul Steinberg (review)

p. 209
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Brass Diva: The Life and Legends of Ethel Merman (review)

p. 210
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Battling Siki: A Tale of Ring Fixes, Race, and Murder in the 1920s (review)

pp. 210-211
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Kansas in the Great Depression: Work Relief, the Dole, and Rehabilitation (review)

pp. 211-212
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Hollywood be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949 (review)

pp. 212-213
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Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane: Authorship, Place, Time and Culture, and: Little House Long Shadow: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Impact on American Culture (review)

pp. 213-215
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Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer (review)

p. 215
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Jump for Joy: Jazz, Basketball, and Black Culture in 1930s America (review)

p. 216
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Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement (review)

p. 217
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The Federal Art Project and the Creation of Middlebrow Taste (review)

pp. 217-218
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Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist (review)

pp. 218-219
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Café Society: The Wrong Place For The Right People (review)

pp. 219-220
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Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History (review)

pp. 220-221
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American Blacklist: The Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations (review)

pp. 221-222
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Action/Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning and American Art, 1940-1976 (review)

pp. 222-223
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American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II (review)

pp. 223-224
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The Woman in the Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Memory (review)

pp. 224-225
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Oppenheimer: The Tragic Intellect (review)

pp. 225-226
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From Roosevelt to Truman: Potsdam, Hiroshima, and the Cold War (review)

pp. 226-227
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The Columbia History of Post-World War II America (review)

pp. 227-228
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Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up (review)

pp. 228-229
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Radical Ambition: C. Wright Mills, the Left, and American Social Thought (review)

pp. 229-230
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Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right (review)

pp. 230-231
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The Cult of True Victimhood: From the War on Welfare to the War on Terror (review)

pp. 231-232
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Alabaster Cities: Urban U.S. since 1950 (review)

pp. 232-233
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King: Pilgrimage to the Mountaintop (review)

p. 233
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Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and The Making of African American Politics (review)

pp. 234-236
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Race Against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit (review)

p. 236
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Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and Race (review)

p. 237
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Daughters of Aquarius: Women of the Sixties Counter Culture (review)

pp. 238-239
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Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides (review)

pp. 239-240
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The Other Side of Grief: The Home Front and the Aftermath in American Narratives of the Vietnam War (review)

pp. 240-241
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Joan Baez and the Issue of Vietnam: Art and Activism versus Conventionality (review)

p. 241
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The Trouble Between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement (review)

p. 242
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The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City (review)

p. 243
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The Never-Ending Revival: Rounder Records and the Folk Alliance (review)

p. 244
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Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City (review)

pp. 245-246
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The Essential HBO Reader (review)

pp. 246-247
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A Power Stronger than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music (review)

pp. 247-248
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Civil Rights Memorials and the Geography of Memory (review)

pp. 248-249
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It's all for the Kids: Gender, Families, and Youth Sports (review)

pp. 249-250
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The Lesbian and Gay Movements: Assimilation or Liberation? (review)

pp. 250-251
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God Hates Fags: The Rhetorics of Religious Violence (review)

pp. 251-252
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The Spike Lee Reader (review)

pp. 252-255
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Cultures of the War on Terror: Empire, Ideology, and the Remaking of 9/11 (review)

p. 255
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Where We Live Now: Immigration and Race in the United States (review)

pp. 255-256
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Homegirls: Language and Cultural Practice among Latina Youth Gangs (review)

pp. 256-257
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New Tech, New Ties: How Mobile Communication is Reshaping Social Cohesion (review)

pp. 257-259
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Contributors

Notes on Contributors

p. 4
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