restricted access   Volume 46, Number 1, Fall 2012

Table of Contents


Section I: Sexuality, Emotion, and Gender

"The House on the Borderland": Lesbian Desire, Marriage, and the Household, 1950-1979

pp. 1-22

The Importance of Being Men: The Afrika-Korps in American Captivity

pp. 23-47

"Making Degenerates into Men" by Doing Shots, Breaking Plates, and Embracing Brothers in Eighteenth-Century Freemasonry

pp. 48-65

Reconsidering the "Tragic" Scott Expedition: Cheerful Masculine Home-making in Antarctica, 1910-1913

pp. 66-88

Full-Text Databases and Historical Research: Cautionary Results from a Ten-Year Study

pp. 89-105

Section II: Recreation

Winner of 2011 Student Essay Competition

"Industry Cannot Go On without the Production of Some Noise": New York City's Street Music Ban and the Sound of Work in the New Deal Era

pp. 106-123

The Social and Material Life of Colonial Hotels: Comfort Zones as Contact Zones in British Colombo and Singapore, ca. 1870-1930

pp. 125-153

The Flower of the Union: Leisure, Race, and Social Identity in Bangu, Rio de Janeiro (1904-1933)

pp. 154-169

Section III: Regional Issues

The Corporate Campaign against Homelessness: Class Power and Urban Governance in Neoliberal Atlanta, 1973-1988

pp. 170-196

The Baby Trains: Catholic Foster Care and Western Migration, 1873-1929

pp. 197-218

Review Essay

Finding the Southern Family in the Civil War

pp. 219-230


Death in the New World: Cross-Cultural Encounters, 1492-1800 (review)

pp. 231-233

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry (review)

pp. 233-235

Mirrors of Memory. Culture, Politics, and Time in Paris and Tokyo (review)

pp. 235-237

Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World (review)

pp. 237-239

Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century (review)

pp. 239-240

More Perfect Unions: The American Search for Marital Bliss (review)

pp. 240-242

New York Hustlers: Masculinity and Sex in Modern America (review)

pp. 242-245

Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay (review)

pp. 245-247

Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876 (review)

pp. 247-249

A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany (review)

pp. 249-251

Measuring America: How Economic Growth Came to Define American Greatness in the Late Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 251-253

Representation and Rebellion: The Rockefeller Plan at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, 1914-1942 (review)

pp. 253-255

The East India Company's London Workers: Management of the Warehouse Labourers, 1800-1858 (review)

pp. 255-257

Separate Schools: Gender, Policy, and Practice in Postwar Soviet Education (review)

pp. 257-259

Stalin's Last Generation: Soviet Post-war Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism (review)

pp. 259-261

From Africa to Brazil: Culture, Identity, and an Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600-1830 (review)

pp. 261-264

Wasteland with Words. A Social History of Iceland (review)

pp. 264-266

Interpreting Social Violence in French Culture: Buzançais, 1847-2008 (review)

pp. 265-267

Poverty of Democracy: The Institutional Roots of Political Participation in Mexico (review)

pp. 268-270

American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the People (review)

pp. 270-272