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  Volume 52, Number 1, 2012

Table of Contents


Electric Moms and Quad Drivers: People with Disabilities Buying, Making, and Using Technology in Postwar America

pp. 5-30 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0030

From “Sea of Grass” to “Wire and Rail”: Melville’s Evolving Perspective on the Prairies

pp. 31-47 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0002

The Roots and Routes of “Imperium in Imperio”: St. Clair Drake, The Formative Years

pp. 49-75 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0007

Politics and the 1920s Writings of Dashiell Hammett

pp. 77-98 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0012

When Readers Become Fans: Nineteenth-Century American Poetry as a Fan Activity

pp. 99-122 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0017

The Identity Joke: Race, Rap, Performance in CB4

pp. 123-142 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0022

Review Essays

The Influence of Past Racism on Criminal Injustice: A Review of The New Jim Crow and The Condemnation of Blackness

pp. 143-152 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0028

Oriental Style and Asian Chic: The Politics of Racial Visibility in Film and Fashion

pp. 153-162 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0000

Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture in the Great Depression by David Welky (review)

pp. 165-166 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0005

Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street by Karen Ho (review)

pp. 166-167 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0010

Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon by Michael Ezra (review)

pp. 167-168 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0015

Schooling Citizens: The Struggle for African American Education in Ante-bellum America by Hilary J. Moss (review)

pp. 168-170 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0020

Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity by Monica L. Miller (review)

pp. 171-172 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0026

Tabloid Valley: Supermarket News and American Culture by Paula E. Morton, and: Tabloid, Inc.: Crimes, Newspapers, Narratives by V. Penelope Pelizzon and Nancy M. West (review)

pp. 172-174 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0032

Ben Shahn’s American Scene: Photographs, 1938 by John Raeburn (review)

pp. 175-176 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0003

Beyond Preservation: Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities by Andrew Hurley (review)

pp. 176-178 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0008

Black Venus 2010: They Called Her “Hottentot.” ed. by Deborah Willis (review)

pp. 178-179 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0013

Bring on the Books for Everybody: How Literary Culture Became Popular Culture by Jim Collins (review)

pp. 179-180 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0018

Building A Housewife’s Paradise: Gender, Politics, and American Grocery Stores in the Twentieth Century by Tracey Deutsch (review)

pp. 181-182 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0023

Champagne Charlie & Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century by Gillian M. Rodger (review)

pp. 182-183 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0029

Droppers: America’s First Hippie Commune, Drop City by Mark Matthews (review)

pp. 183-184 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0001

Fight for Your Long Day by Alex Kudera (review)

pp. 184-185 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0006

Heretical Fictions: Religion in the Literature of Mark Twain by Lawrence I. Berkove and Joseph Csicsila (review)

pp. 185-186 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0011

The Improbable First Century of Cosmopolitan Magazine by James Landers (review)

pp. 186-187 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0016

Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America by Erika Doss (review)

pp. 187-189 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0021

Otherness in Hollywood Cinema by Michael Richardson (review)

pp. 188-190 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0027

Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow by Karl Hagstrom Miller (review)

pp. 190-191 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0033

Urban Bush Women: Twenty Years of Working It Out by Nadine George-Graves (review)

pp. 191-192 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0004

Wanted Women: An American Obsession in the Reign of J. Edgar Hoover by Mary Elizabeth Strunk, and: The FBI and the Catholic Church by Steve Rosswurm (review)

pp. 192-194 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0009

Well-Read Lives: How Books Inspired A Generation of American Women by Barbara Sicherman (review)

pp. 194-195 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0014

Photography and the USA by Mick Gidley (review)

pp. 195-196 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0019

Mulan’s Legend and Legacy in China and the United States by Lan Dong (review)

pp. 196-197 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0025

Why America Failed by Morris Berman (review)

p. 198 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0031

Notes on Contributors

pp. 4-5 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2012.0024

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