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  Volume 53, Number 3, 2014

Table of Contents

Summer Reading Issue

errata

p. 1
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Editor's Note

p. 5
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Notes on Contributors

p. 6
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Review Essays

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

pp. 7-20
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“A Hall of Mirrors”: Two Recent Works in Mormon Studies

pp. 21-29
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“No Backward Step”: Slavery and Freedom in Multiple Contexts

pp. 31-41
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From Quarantine to Mainstream: The Literary and Historical Journey of American Mixed-Race Heroines

pp. 43-52
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Food, Diet Reform, and Obesity Politics in the American Imagination

pp. 53-64
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New Directions for the History of Aviation

pp. 65-74
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AMSJ Editorial Board Photos

pp. 75-80
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Reviews Index

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

pp. 83-86
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DOROTHY WEST’S PARADISE: A Biography of Class and Color by Cherene M. Sherrard-Johnson (review)

pp. 86-87
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INVENTING THE EGGHEAD: The Battle over Brainpower in American Culture by Aaron Lecklider (review)

pp. 87-88
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FLYOVER LIVES: A Memoir by Diane Johnson (review)

pp. 88-89
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THE CHILDREN’S TABLE: Childhood Studies and the Humanities ed. by Anna Mae Duane (review)

pp. 90-91
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IT’S ALL A KIND OF MAGIC: The Young Ken Kese by Rick Dodgson (review)

pp. 91-92
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LIVING FAITH: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty by Susan Crawford Sullivan (review)

pp. 92-93
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COMIC BOOK CRIME: Truth, Justice, and the American Way by Nickie D. Phillips and Staci Strobl (review)

pp. 93-94
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WHY WE LEFT: Untold Stories and Songs of America’s First Immigrants by Joanna Brooks (review)

pp. 94-95
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RED APPLE: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York by Phillip Deery (review)

pp. 95-96
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OUR AESTHETIC CATEGORIES: Zany, Cute, Interesting by Sianne Ngai (review)

pp. 96-97
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AMERICA’S FIRST ADVENTURE IN CHINA: Trade, Treaties, Opium, and Salvation by John R. Haddad (review)

pp. 97-98
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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
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KATHERINE AND R. J. REYNOLDS: Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South by Michele Gillespie (review)

pp. 99-100
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HIDDEN CHICANO CINEMA: Film Dramas in the Borderlands by A. Gabriel Meléndez (review)

pp. 100-101
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THEN SINGS MY SOUL: The Culture of Southern Gospel Singing by Douglas Harrison (review)

pp. 101-103
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THE RED LAND TO THE SOUTH: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico by James H. Cox (review)

pp. 103-104
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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
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Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks: The Vietnam Antiwar Movement as Myth and Memory by Penny Lewis (review)

pp. 105-106
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Geronimo by Robert M. Utley (review)

pp. 106-107
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CHASING NEWSROOM DIVERSITY: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action by Gwyneth Mellinger (review)

pp. 107-108
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ESLANDA: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby (review)

pp. 108-109
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Lifestyle Politics and Radical Activism by Laura Portwood-Stacer (review)

pp. 109-110
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WAR, GENOCIDE, AND JUSTICE: Cambodian American Memory Work by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (review)

pp. 110-111
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SOUNDING LIKE A NO-NO: Queer Sounds & Eccentric Acts in the Post-Soul Era by Francesca T. Royster (review)

pp. 111-112
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THE SIGNIFYING EYE: Seeing Faulkner’s Art by Candace Waid (review)

pp. 112-113
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PURO ARTE: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire by Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns (review)

pp. 113-114
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ON-DEMAND CULTURE: Digital Delivery and the Future of Movies by Chuck Tryon (review)

pp. 115-116
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BRIGHT LIGHT CITY: Las Vegas in Popular Culture by Larry Gragg (review)

pp. 116-117
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UNFINISHED STORIES: The Narrative Photography of Hansel Mieth and Marion Palfi by Janet Zandy (review)

pp. 117-118
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CELIBACIES: American Modernism and Sexual Life by Benjamin Kahan (review)

pp. 118-119
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“BUILDING LIKE MOSES WITH JACOBS IN MIND”: Contemporary Planning in New York City by Scott Larson (review)

pp. 119-120
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THEATRICAL LIBERALISM: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America by Andrea Most (review)

pp. 120-121
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REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WAR: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.–Mexican War by Michael Scott Van Wagenen (review)

pp. 121-122
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