restricted access   Volume 3, Number 1, Fall 2016

Table of Contents

Articles

The Battle of the Bookstores and Gay Sexual Liberation in Minneapolis

pp. 1-24
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Centropolis: William Gilpin, Nature, and the City of the Future

pp. 25-47
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“Iowa Excelled Them All”: Iowa Local Ladies’ Aid Societies on the Civil War Frontier, 1861–1865

pp. 49-70
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Grant Wood and the Politics of Regionalism

pp. 71-95
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The Midwest and the Evolution of “Flyover Country”

pp. 97-121
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Book Reviews

A Detroit Anthology ed. by Anna Clark (review)

pp. 123-125
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Wisconsin Women in the War between the States by Ethel Alice Hurn (review)

pp. 125-128
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The Architecture of Barry Byrne: Taking the Prairie School to Europe by Vincent L. Michael (review)

pp. 128-130
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Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J. F. Powers, 1942–1963 by J. F. Powers (review)

pp. 130-133
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The Kennan Diaries by George F. Kennan (review)

pp. 133-135
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A Punishment on the Nation: An Iowa Soldier Endures the Civil War ed. by Brian Craig Miller (review)

pp. 135-137
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The Big Seven: A Faux Mystery by Jim Harrison (review)

pp. 138-140
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Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History by Paul Schneider (review)

pp. 140-142
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The Iowa State Fair by Kurt Ullrich (review)

pp. 142-144
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Leaving the Pink House by Ladette Randolph (review)

pp. 144-147
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Gerald R. Ford: An Honorable Life by James Cannon (review)

pp. 147-149
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Saint John’s Abbey Church: Marcel Breuer and the Creation of a Modern Sacred Space by Victoria M. Young (review)

pp. 149-151
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Little Traverse Bay: Past and Present by Michael R. Federspiel (review)

pp. 152-154
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Into New Territory: American Historians and the Concept of U.S. Imperialism by James G. Morgan (review)

pp. 154-157
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The Culture of the Seven Years’ War: Empire, Identity, and the Arts in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World ed. by Frans De Bruyn and Shaun Regan (review)

pp. 157-159
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How Dutch Americans Stayed Dutch: An Historical Perspective on Ethnic Studies by Michael J. Douma (review)

pp. 159-162
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America 1844: Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election that Transformed the Nation by John Bicknell (review)

pp. 162-163
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Studying Wisconsin: The Life of Increase Lapham, Early Chronicler of Plants, Rocks, Rivers, Mounds, and All Things Wisconsin by Martha Bergland and Paul G. Hayes (review)

pp. 164-166
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The Election of 1860 Reconsidered ed. by A. James Fuller (review)

pp. 167-169
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Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War: Exposing Confederate Conspiracies in America’s Heartland by Stephen E. Towne (review)

pp. 169-171
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The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army by Colin G. Calloway (review)

pp. 172-174
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This is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861–1927 by Brent M. S. Campney (review)

pp. 174-178
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The Midwestern Novel: Literary Populism from Huckleberry Finn to the Present by Nancy L. Bunge (review)

pp. 178-180
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Shade of the Raintree: The Life and Death of Ross Lockridge, Jr., Author of Raintree County by Larry Lockridge (review)

pp. 180-183
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Parading Patriotism: Independence Day Celebrations in the Urban Midwest, 1826–1876 by Adam Criblez (review)

pp. 183-184
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Media Reviews

As Goes Janesville dir. by Brad Lichtenstein (review)

pp. 185-189
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Bridesmaids dir. by Paul Feig (review)

pp. 189-192
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Hoop Dreams dirs. by Steve James, Peter Gilbert, and Frederick Marx (review)

pp. 193-197
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Ride with the Devil dir. by Ang Lee (review)

pp. 197-201
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Winter’s Bone dir. by Debra Granik (review)

pp. 201-203
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