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  Volume 53, Number 3, 2014

Table of Contents

Summer Reading Issue


p. 1 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0145

Editor's Note

p. 5 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0140

Notes on Contributors

p. 6 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0103

Review Essays

Confronting Trauma and Toxins, Rejecting Closure: Three Recent Investigations of America’s War on Vietnam

pp. 7-20 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0109

“A Hall of Mirrors”: Two Recent Works in Mormon Studies

pp. 21-29 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0117

“No Backward Step”: Slavery and Freedom in Multiple Contexts

pp. 31-41 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0124

From Quarantine to Mainstream: The Literary and Historical Journey of American Mixed-Race Heroines

pp. 43-52 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0112

Food, Diet Reform, and Obesity Politics in the American Imagination

pp. 53-64 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0119

New Directions for the History of Aviation

pp. 65-74 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0126

AMSJ Editorial Board Photos

pp. 75-80 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0133

Reviews Index

A NOBLE FIGHT: African American Freemasonry and the Struggle for Democracy in America by Corey D. B. Walker (review)

pp. 83-86 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0107

DOROTHY WEST’S PARADISE: A Biography of Class and Color by Cherene M. Sherrard-Johnson (review)

pp. 86-87 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0116

INVENTING THE EGGHEAD: The Battle over Brainpower in American Culture by Aaron Lecklider (review)

pp. 87-88 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0123

FLYOVER LIVES: A Memoir by Diane Johnson (review)

pp. 88-89 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0130

THE CHILDREN’S TABLE: Childhood Studies and the Humanities ed. by Anna Mae Duane (review)

pp. 90-91 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0137

IT’S ALL A KIND OF MAGIC: The Young Ken Kese by Rick Dodgson (review)

pp. 91-92 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0144

LIVING FAITH: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty by Susan Crawford Sullivan (review)

pp. 92-93 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0114

COMIC BOOK CRIME: Truth, Justice, and the American Way by Nickie D. Phillips and Staci Strobl (review)

pp. 93-94 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0121

WHY WE LEFT: Untold Stories and Songs of America’s First Immigrants by Joanna Brooks (review)

pp. 94-95 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0128

RED APPLE: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York by Phillip Deery (review)

pp. 95-96 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0135

OUR AESTHETIC CATEGORIES: Zany, Cute, Interesting by Sianne Ngai (review)

pp. 96-97 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0142

AMERICA’S FIRST ADVENTURE IN CHINA: Trade, Treaties, Opium, and Salvation by John R. Haddad (review)

pp. 97-98 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0105

MEN’S COLLEGE ATHLETICS AND THE POLITICS OF RACIAL EQUALITY: Five Pioneer Stories of Black Manliness, White Citizenship, and American Democracy by Gregory J. Kaliss (review)

pp. 98-99 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0111

KATHERINE AND R. J. REYNOLDS: Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South by Michele Gillespie (review)

pp. 99-100 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0118

HIDDEN CHICANO CINEMA: Film Dramas in the Borderlands by A. Gabriel Meléndez (review)

pp. 100-101 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0125

THEN SINGS MY SOUL: The Culture of Southern Gospel Singing by Douglas Harrison (review)

pp. 101-103 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0132

THE RED LAND TO THE SOUTH: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico by James H. Cox (review)

pp. 103-104 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0139

MAD MEN, MAD WORLD: Sex, Politics, Style and the 1960s ed. by Lauren M. E. Goodlad, Lilya Kaganovsky, and Robert A. Rushing (review)

pp. 104-105 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0102

Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks: The Vietnam Antiwar Movement as Myth and Memory by Penny Lewis (review)

pp. 105-106 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0108

Geronimo by Robert M. Utley (review)

pp. 106-107 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0115

CHASING NEWSROOM DIVERSITY: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action by Gwyneth Mellinger (review)

pp. 107-108 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0122

ESLANDA: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby (review)

pp. 108-109 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0129

Lifestyle Politics and Radical Activism by Laura Portwood-Stacer (review)

pp. 109-110 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0136

WAR, GENOCIDE, AND JUSTICE: Cambodian American Memory Work by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (review)

pp. 110-111 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0143

SOUNDING LIKE A NO-NO: Queer Sounds & Eccentric Acts in the Post-Soul Era by Francesca T. Royster (review)

pp. 111-112 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0106

THE SIGNIFYING EYE: Seeing Faulkner’s Art by Candace Waid (review)

pp. 112-113 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0113

PURO ARTE: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire by Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns (review)

pp. 113-114 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0120

ON-DEMAND CULTURE: Digital Delivery and the Future of Movies by Chuck Tryon (review)

pp. 115-116 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0127

BRIGHT LIGHT CITY: Las Vegas in Popular Culture by Larry Gragg (review)

pp. 116-117 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0134

UNFINISHED STORIES: The Narrative Photography of Hansel Mieth and Marion Palfi by Janet Zandy (review)

pp. 117-118 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0141

CELIBACIES: American Modernism and Sexual Life by Benjamin Kahan (review)

pp. 118-119 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0104

“BUILDING LIKE MOSES WITH JACOBS IN MIND”: Contemporary Planning in New York City by Scott Larson (review)

pp. 119-120 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0110

THEATRICAL LIBERALISM: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America by Andrea Most (review)

pp. 120-121 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0131

REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.–Mexican War by Michael Scott Van Wagenen (review)

pp. 121-122 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2014.0138

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