Volume 2, Number 1, Fall 2015

Table of Contents

Special Issue: The Farm Crisis and the Midwest

Guest Edited by Jenny Barker and David D. Vail

Articles

Sustaining the Conversation: The Farm Crisis and the Midwest

pp. 1-9
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Children of the Crisis: Farm Youth in Troubled Times

pp. 11-25
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Farmers Fight Flinchbaugh: A Photographic Essay

pp. 27-31
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Desperate Farm Wives: Gender, Activism, and Traditionalism in the Farm Crisis

pp. 33-49
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Memories of the Crisis

pp. 51-68
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Book Reviews

This Ain’t Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identities in the Post-Soul South by Zandria F. Robinson (review)

pp. 69-71
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The Door Way: The People in the Landscape by Norbert Blei (review)

pp. 71-72
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The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford by Beth Tompkins Bates (review)

pp. 72-75
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Confronting Slavery: Edward Coles and the Rise of Antislavery Politics in Nineteenth-Century America by Suzanne Cooper Guasco (review)

pp. 75-77
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Cold War University: Madison and the New Left in the Sixties by Matthew Levin (review)

pp. 78-80
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Small-Town Dreams: Stories of Midwestern Boys Who Shaped America by John E. Miller (review)

pp. 80-82
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Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana by James H. Madison (review)

pp. 83-84
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Becoming Ray Bradbury by Jonathan Eller, and: Ray Bradbury Unbound by Jonathan Eller (review)

pp. 84-87
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Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street’s Great Railroad War by Larry Haeg (review)

pp. 87-89
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The Gateway Arch: A Biography by Tracy Campbell (review)

pp. 89-92
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Becoming Richard Pryor by Scott Saul (review)

pp. 92-94
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William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country by David Curtis Skaggs (review)

pp. 95-97
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Some Luck: A Novel by Jane Smiley (review)

pp. 97-99
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Call Me Burroughs: A Life by Barry Miles (review)

pp. 99-102
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Just Queer Folks: Gender and Sexuality in Rural America by Colin R. Johnson (review)

pp. 102-103
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French and Indians in the Heart of North America, 1630–1815 ed. by Robert Englebert and Guillaume Teasdale (review)

pp. 104-106
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Free Radical: Ernest Chambers, Black Power, and the Politics of Race by Tekla Agbala Ali Johnson (review)

pp. 107-109
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Splitting an Order by Ted Kooser (review)

pp. 109-111
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Wolf by the Ears: The Missouri Crisis, 1819–1821 by John R. Van Atta (review)

pp. 111-113
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The Indicted South: Public Criticism, Southern Inferiority, and the Politics of Whiteness by Angie Maxwell (review)

pp. 113-115
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Review Essays

The Midwest and the Middle Ground

pp. 117-122
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Midwestern Voice: Still Listening

pp. 123-128
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Media Reviews

Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North (review)

pp. 129-131
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Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the American City (review)

pp. 131-133
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Mysterious Skin dir. by Gregg Araki (review)

pp. 133-136
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A Serious Man dir. by Joel and Ethan Coen (review)

pp. 136-139
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