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  Volume 68, Number 4, December 2016

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. v-vi


“For the Very Existence of Civilization”: The Police Dog and Racial Terror

pp. 861-882

Hope in Dystopian Times: In the Heart of the Valley of Love and the Limits of Cold War Racial Liberal Ocularcentrism

pp. 883-906

Mapping Black Movement, Containing Black Laughter: Ralph Ellison’s New York Essays

pp. 907-929

“Parasites of Government”: Racial Antistatism and Representations of Public Employees amid the Great Recession

pp. 931-954

Energy Slaves: Carbon Technologies, Climate Change, and the Stratified History of the Fossil Economy

pp. 955-979

Book Reviews

Being Together Subversively, Outside in the University of Hegemonic Affirmation and Repressive Violence, as Things Heat Up (Again)

pp. 981-991

From Black Lit to Black Print: The Return to the Archive in African American Literary Studies

pp. 993-1005

New Directions in the History of Religion and Race

pp. 1007-1017

Making Space: The Caribbean in Transnational American Studies

pp. 1019-1032

“Get in Formation”: Recent Scholarship on Popular Music and American Identities

pp. 1033-1044

Event Reviews

Hamilton’s America: An Unfinished Symphony with a Stutter (Beat)

pp. 1045-1059

The National Museum of American History’s American Enterprise Exhibit and the Value of Structurally Sound History

pp. 1061-1079

Keeping Time in the Hands of Betye Saar: Betye Saar:

pp. 1081-1109


pp. 1111-1113

Index to American Quarterly, Volume 68, March 2016 to December 2016

pp. 1115-1118

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