restricted access   Volume 46, Number 1, Summer 2015

Table of Contents


Human–Bovine Plagues in the Early Middle Ages

pp. 1-38

Weather, Harvests, and Taxes: A Chinese Revolt in Colonial Taiwan

pp. 39-59

When Good Little Debts Went Bad: Civil Litigation on the Virginia Frontier, 1745–1755

pp. 60-89

Review Essay

Moral Legitimacy, Creedal Narratives, and National Identity

pp. 90-104


Alcohol: A History by Rod Phillips (review)

pp. 105-107

Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity ed. by Andrea Sterk, Nina Caputo (review)

pp. 107-109

The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea by Robert Wald Sussman (review)

pp. 109-111

Evening News: Optics, Astronomy, and Journalism in Early Modern Europe by Eileen Reeves (review)

pp. 111-112

The Anatomy of Revolution Revisited: A Comparative Analysis of England, France and Russia by Bailey Stone (review)

pp. 112-113

Food, Eating and Identity in Early Medieval England by Allen J. Frantzen (review)

pp. 114-115

Colonization and the Origins of Humanitarian Governance: Protecting Aborigines across the Nineteenth-Century British Empire by Alan Lester, Fae Dussart (review)

pp. 115-116

The Beguines of Medieval Paris: Gender, Patronage and Spiritual Authority by Tanya Stabler Miller (review)

pp. 117-118

Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890–1933 by Jill Suzanne Smith (review)

pp. 119-120

Red Globalization: The Political Economy of the Soviet Cold War from Stalin to Khrushchev by Oscar Sanchez-Sibony (review)

pp. 120-121

The Legacy of Christopher Columbus in the Americas: New Nations and a Transatlantic Discourse of Empire by Elena Bartosik-Vélez (review)

pp. 121-123

Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado River Basin, 1540–1859 by Natale Zappia (review)

pp. 123-124

The Economic Consequences of the Atlantic Slave Trade by Barbara Solow (review)

pp. 125-126

That the Blood Stay Pure: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia by Arica L. Coleman (review)

pp. 126-127

The True Geography of Our Country: Jefferson’s Cartographic Vision by Joel Kovarsky (review)

pp. 128-129

That Religion in Which All Men Agree: Freemasonry in American Culture by David G. Hackett (review)

pp. 129-130

The Workingman’s Reward, Chicago’s Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl by Elaine Lewinnek (review)

pp. 130-131

Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country by Andrew B. Arnold (review)

pp. 131-132

Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877–1929 by Ajay K. Mehrotra (review)

pp. 133-136

Cold War Kids: Politics and Childhood in Postwar America, 1945–1960 by Marilyn Irvin Holt (review)

pp. 136-137

Nixon, Kissinger and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War by Roham Alvandi (review)

pp. 137-139

The Dawn of Canada’s Century: Hidden Histories ed. by Gordon Darroch (review)

pp. 139-141

The Túpac Amaru Rebellion by Charles F. Walker (review)

pp. 141-142

“We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808–1824 by Jaime E. Rodríguez O (review)

pp. 142-143

The Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship by Jason McGraw (review)

pp. 143-144

Disease, Resistance, and Lies: The Demise of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to Brazil and Cuba by Dale T. Graden (review)

pp. 144-146

State of Ambiguity: Civic Life and Culture in Cuba’s First Republic ed. by Steven Palmer, José Antonio Piqueras, Amparo Sánchez Cobos (review)

pp. 146-147

Dictablanda: Politics, Work, and Culture in Mexico, 1938–1968 ed. by Paul Gillingham, Benjamin T. Smith (review)

pp. 147-149

A History of Zimbabwe by Alois S. Mlambo (review)

pp. 149-150

White Lotus Rebels and South China Pirates: Crisis and Reform in the Qing Empire by Wensheng Wang (review)

pp. 150-151

Bad Water: Nature, Pollution and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 by Robert Stolz (review)

pp. 151-152