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

Table of Contents


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

pp. 5-25 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0045

Sacagawea and Son: The Visual Construction of America's Maternal Feminine

pp. 27-50 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0068

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

pp. 51-69 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0091

Factory Farms in a Consumer Society

pp. 71-92 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0114

Review Essay

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

pp. 93-103 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0137

Book Reviews

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

pp. 113-114 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0013

Einführung in die Amerikanistik/American Studies (review)

pp. 114-116 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0036

Regionalism and The Humanities (review)

pp. 116-117 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0059

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

pp. 117-118 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0082

Ethnic Modernism (review)

pp. 118-120 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0105

Immigration and Popular Culture: An Introduction (review)

pp. 120-121 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0128

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

pp. 121-122 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0004

Cultural Revolutions: Everyday Life and Politics in Britain, North America, and France (review)

p. 122 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0027

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

p. 123 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0050

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

pp. 123-124 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0073

Wall Street: America's Dream Palace (review)

pp. 124-125 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0096

Amalgamation Schemes: Antiblackness and the Critique of Multiracialism (review)

pp. 125-127 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0119

Making American Art (review)

p. 127 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0142

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

p. 128 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0018

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

pp. 128-129 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0041

Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative (review)

pp. 129-130 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0064

Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America (review)

pp. 130-132 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0087

Holy Hills of the Ozarks: Religion and Tourism in Branson, Missouri (review)

pp. 132-133 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0110

Black Women and Music: More than the Blues (review)

p. 133 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0133

America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire (review)

p. 134 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0009

Cinema Babel: Translating Global Cinema (review)

pp. 134-135 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0032

We Shall Overcome: A History of Civil Rights and the Law (review)

pp. 135-136 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0055

Church and State in America: The First Two Centuries (review)

pp. 136-137 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0078

Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America (review)

pp. 137-138 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0101

Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music (review)

pp. 138-139 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0124

Virtual America: Sleepwalking through Paradise (review)

pp. 139-140 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0000

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

pp. 140-142 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0023

Bad for Democracy: How the Presidency Undermines the Power of the People (review)

pp. 142-143 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0046

The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City (review)

pp. 143-144 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0069

Campsite Architectures of Duration and Place (review)

pp. 144-145 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0092

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

pp. 145-146 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0115

The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America (review)

pp. 146-147 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0138

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

pp. 147-148 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0014

Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement (review)

pp. 148-149 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0037

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

pp. 149-150 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0060

For the People: American Populist Movements From The Revolution To The 1850s (review)

pp. 150-151 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0083

The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities (review)

pp. 151-152 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0129

The New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography (review)

pp. 152-153 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0106

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

pp. 153-154 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0005

Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic (review)

pp. 154-155 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0028

Fugitive Vision: Slave Image and Black Identity to Antebellum Narrative (review)

pp. 155-156 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0051

Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums & Nineteenth-Century American Culture (review)

pp. 156-157 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0074

The Collected Letters of Edgar Allan Poe (review)

pp. 157-159 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0097

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

pp. 159-160 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0120

White Man's Club: Schools, Race, and the Struggle of Indian Acculturation (review)

pp. 160-161 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0143

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

pp. 161-162 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0019

Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement (review)

pp. 162-163 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0042

The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age (review)

p. 163 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0065

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

p. 164 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0088

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

pp. 164-165 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0111

Awaiting the Heavenly Country: The Civil War and America's Culture of Death (review)

pp. 165-166 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0134

The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer (review)

pp. 166-167 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0010

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

pp. 167-168 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0033

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

pp. 168-169 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0056

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

pp. 169-171 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0079

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

pp. 171-172 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0102

Scrapbooks: An American History (review)

p. 172 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0125

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

p. 173 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0001

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

p. 174 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0024

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

p. 175 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0047

White Weddings: Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture (review)

p. 176 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0070

Henry James and the Visual (review)

pp. 176-177 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0093

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

pp. 177-178 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0116

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

pp. 178-179 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0139

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

pp. 179-180 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0015

Facing the Pacific: Polynesia and the U.S. Imperial Imagination (review)

pp. 181-182 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0038

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

pp. 182-183 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0061

Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular (review)

pp. 183-184 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0084

Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America (review)

pp. 184-185 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0107

The Emergence of Genetic Rationality (review)

pp. 185-186 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0130

The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of An American City (review)

pp. 186-187 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0006

The Weather Matters: An American Cultural History since 1900 (review)

pp. 187-188 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0029

Motoring: The Highway Experience of America (review)

pp. 188-189 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0052

All-Stars & Movie Stars: Sports in Film & History (review)

p. 189 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0075

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

p. 190 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0098

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

p. 191 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0121

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

pp. 191-192 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0144

Playing America's Game: Baseball, Latinos and the Color Line (review)

pp. 192-193 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0020

Faithful to Fenway: Believing in Boston, Baseball, and America's Most Beloved Ballpark (review)

pp. 193-194 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0043

A World of Letters: Yale University Press, 1908-2008 (review)

pp. 194-195 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0066

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

pp. 195-196 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0089

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 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0112

Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (review)

pp. 197-198 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0135

Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey (review)

pp. 199-200 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0011

Babylon Girls: Black Women Performers and the Shaping of the Modern (review)

pp. 200-201 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0034

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

p. 202 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0057

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

pp. 203-204 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0080

Montage of a Dream: The Art and Life of Langston Hughes (review)

pp. 204-205 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0103

Culture Makers: Urban Performance and Literature in the 1920s (review)

pp. 205-206 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0126

Going My Way: Bing Crosby and American Culture (review)

pp. 206-207 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0002

Choreographing the Folk: The Dance Stagings of Zora Neale Hurston (review)

pp. 207-208 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0025

Word, Image, and the New Negro: Representation and Identity in the Harlem Renaissance (review)

p. 208 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0048

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

p. 209 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0071

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

p. 210 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0094

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

pp. 210-211 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0117

Kansas in the Great Depression: Work Relief, the Dole, and Rehabilitation (review)

pp. 211-212 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0140

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

pp. 212-213 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0016

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 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0039

Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer (review)

p. 215 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0062

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

p. 216 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0085

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

p. 217 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0108

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

pp. 217-218 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0131

Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist (review)

pp. 218-219 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0007

Café Society: The Wrong Place For The Right People (review)

pp. 219-220 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0030

Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History (review)

pp. 220-221 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0053

American Blacklist: The Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations (review)

pp. 221-222 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0076

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

pp. 222-223 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0099

American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II (review)

pp. 223-224 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0122

The Woman in the Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Memory (review)

pp. 224-225 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0145

Oppenheimer: The Tragic Intellect (review)

pp. 225-226 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0021

From Roosevelt to Truman: Potsdam, Hiroshima, and the Cold War (review)

pp. 226-227 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0044

The Columbia History of Post-World War II America (review)

pp. 227-228 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0067

Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up (review)

pp. 228-229 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0090

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

pp. 229-230 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0113

Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right (review)

pp. 230-231 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0136

The Cult of True Victimhood: From the War on Welfare to the War on Terror (review)

pp. 231-232 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0012

Alabaster Cities: Urban U.S. since 1950 (review)

pp. 232-233 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0035

King: Pilgrimage to the Mountaintop (review)

p. 233 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0058

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

pp. 234-236 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0081

Race Against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit (review)

p. 236 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0104

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

p. 237 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0127

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

pp. 238-239 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0003

Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides (review)

pp. 239-240 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0026

The Other Side of Grief: The Home Front and the Aftermath in American Narratives of the Vietnam War (review)

pp. 240-241 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0049

Joan Baez and the Issue of Vietnam: Art and Activism versus Conventionality (review)

p. 241 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0072

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

p. 242 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0095

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

p. 243 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0118

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

p. 244 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0141

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

pp. 245-246 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0017

The Essential HBO Reader (review)

pp. 246-247 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0040

A Power Stronger than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music (review)

pp. 247-248 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0063

Civil Rights Memorials and the Geography of Memory (review)

pp. 248-249 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0086

It's all for the Kids: Gender, Families, and Youth Sports (review)

pp. 249-250 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0109

The Lesbian and Gay Movements: Assimilation or Liberation? (review)

pp. 250-251 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0132

God Hates Fags: The Rhetorics of Religious Violence (review)

pp. 251-252 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0008

The Spike Lee Reader (review)

pp. 252-255 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0031

Cultures of the War on Terror: Empire, Ideology, and the Remaking of 9/11 (review)

p. 255 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0054

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

pp. 255-256 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0077

Homegirls: Language and Cultural Practice among Latina Youth Gangs (review)

pp. 256-257 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0100

New Tech, New Ties: How Mobile Communication is Reshaping Social Cohesion (review)

pp. 257-259 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0123


Notes on Contributors

p. 4 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2011.0022

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