Volume 68, Number 4, December 2016

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. v-vi
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Essays

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

pp. 861-882
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Hope in Dystopian Times: In the Heart of the Valley of Love and the Limits of Cold War Racial Liberal Ocularcentrism

pp. 883-906
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Mapping Black Movement, Containing Black Laughter: Ralph Ellison’s New York Essays

pp. 907-929
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“Parasites of Government”: Racial Antistatism and Representations of Public Employees amid the Great Recession

pp. 931-954
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Energy Slaves: Carbon Technologies, Climate Change, and the Stratified History of the Fossil Economy

pp. 955-979
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Book Reviews

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

pp. 981-991
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From Black Lit to Black Print: The Return to the Archive in African American Literary Studies

pp. 993-1005
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New Directions in the History of Religion and Race

pp. 1007-1017
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Making Space: The Caribbean in Transnational American Studies

pp. 1019-1032
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“Get in Formation”: Recent Scholarship on Popular Music and American Identities

pp. 1033-1044
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Event Reviews

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

pp. 1045-1059
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The National Museum of American History’s American Enterprise Exhibit and the Value of Structurally Sound History

pp. 1061-1079
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Keeping Time in the Hands of Betye Saar: Betye Saar:

pp. 1081-1109
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Contributors

pp. 1111-1113
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Index to American Quarterly, Volume 68, March 2016 to December 2016

pp. 1115-1118
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