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  Volume 53, Number 2, 2014

Table of Contents


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“Even the Most Careless Observer”: Race and Visual Discernment in Physical Anthropology from Samuel Morton to Kennewick Man

pp. 5-29

“White Trash” in Literary History: The Social Interventions of Erskine Caldwell and James Agee

pp. 31-48

W. E. B. Du Bois and the Dismal Science: Economic Theory and Social Justice

pp. 49-70

From Green Fields to Narrating Nothingness: Neoliberal Logic and the Move Away from Environmental Responsibility in Enron’s Rhetoric and Visual Style

pp. 71-94

“We Combat Veterans Have a Responsibility to Ourselves and Our Families”: Domesticity and the Politics of PTSD in Memoirs of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars

pp. 95-117

The Rural Past-in-Present and Postwar Sub/urban Progress

pp. 119-140

Review Essays

John Updike, Now and Then

pp. 141-153

Critiques of Popular Cultural Representations of 9/11

pp. 155-165

Book Reviews

Pop When The World Falls Apart: Music in the Shadow of Doubt ed. by Eric Weisbard (review)

pp. 169-170

Sibling Romance in American Fiction, 1835–1900 by Emily E. VanDette (review)

pp. 170-171

From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front by Elizabeth R. Escobedo (review)

pp. 171-172

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance by Ellen Gruber Garvey (review)

pp. 172-173

The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption by Stuart Banner (review)

p. 174

The Crucible of Consent: American Child Rearing and the Forging of Liberal Society by James E. Block (review)

p. 175

The One: The Life and Music of James Brown by RJ Smith (review)

p. 176

Depression: A Public Feeling by Ann Cvetkovich (review)

pp. 177-178

Stories from Jonestown by Leigh Fondakowski (review)

pp. 178-179

Hollywood and the American Historical Film ed. by J. E. Smyth (review)

pp. 179-180

The Four Deaths of Acorn Whistler: Telling Stories in Colonial America by Joshua Piker (review)

pp. 180-181

Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film by Shilpa S. Davé (review)

pp. 181-182

A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai’i by Hokulani K. Aikau (review)

pp. 182-183

A Period of Juvenile Prosperity by Mike Brodie (review)

pp. 183-184

Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa by Yuichiro Onishi (review)

pp. 184-185

Troubling Nationhood in U.S. Latina Literature: Explorations of Place and Belonging by Maya Socolovsky (review)

pp. 185-186

Removing Mountains: Extracting Nature and Identity in the Appalachian Coalfields by Rebecca R. Scott (review)

pp. 186-187

Lowrider Space: Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars by Ben Chappell (review)

pp. 187-188

Human Rights and the Negotiation of American Power by Glenn Mitoma (review)

pp. 188-190

The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America by Molly McCarthy (review)

pp. 190-191

Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians: Material Culture and Race in Colonial Louisiana by Sophie White (review)

pp. 191-192

Daughters of Israel, Daughters of the South: Southern Jewish Women and Identity in the Antebellum and Civil War South by Jennifer A. Stollman (review)

pp. 192-193

The Irony of the Solid South: Democrats, Republicans, and Race, 1865–1944 by Glenn Feldman (review)

pp. 193-194

The Employee: A Political History by Jean-Christian Vinel (review)

pp. 194-195

Buried Lives: Incarcerated in Early America ed. by Michele Lise Tarter and Richard Bell (review)

pp. 196-197

Beyond A Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album by Tony Whyton (review)

pp. 197-198

Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic: Literature, Modernity and Diaspora ed. by Jeremy Braddock and Jonathan P. Eburne (review)

pp. 198-199

Finding Purple America: The South and the Future of American Studies by Jon Smith (review)

pp. 199-200

Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-Hop Nation by Antonio T. Tiongson, Jr. (review)

pp. 200-201

The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America by James T. Patterson (review)

pp. 201-202

Notes on Contributors

pp. 4-203

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