restricted access   Volume 51, Number 1, Fall 2017

Table of Contents


"Better Gestures": A Disability History Perspective on the Transition from (Silent) Movies to Talkies in the United States

pp. 1-26

"Screech Owls Allus Holler 'round the House before Death": Birds and the Souls of Black Folk in the 1930s American South

pp. 27-46

"Integrated Out of Existence": African American Debates over School Integration versus Separation at the Bordentown School in New Jersey, 1886–1955

pp. 47-79

"Literature Acknowledges No Boundaries": Book Reading and Social Class in Britain, c.1930–c.1945

pp. 80-100

Feeling through Practice: Subjectivity and Emotion in Children's Writing

pp. 101-123

Foundational Myths in the Republic of Vietnam (1955-1975): "Harnessing" the Hùng Kings against Ngô Đình Diệm Communists, Cowboys, and Hippies for Unity, Peace, and Vietnameseness

pp. 124-159


Making Early Medieval Societies: Conflict and Belonging in the Medieval West, 300-1200 ed. by Kate Cooper and Conrad Leyser (review)

pp. 160-162

Indispensable Immigrants: The Wine Porters of Northern Italy and their Saint, 1200–1800 by Lester K. Little (review)

pp. 162-164

Transatlantic Obligations Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain by Jane E. Mangan (review)

pp. 164-166

The Anxiety of Sameness in Early Modern Spain by Christina H. Lee (review)

pp. 166-168

Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670–1880 by Christopher H. Johnson (review)

pp. 168-170

Hodges' Scout: A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War by Len Travers (review)

pp. 170-171

The Wanton Jesuit and the Wayward Saint. A Tale of Sex, Religion, and Politics in Eighteenth-Century France by Mita Choudhury (review)

pp. 172-173

Groundless: Rumors, Legends, and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier by Gregory Evans Dowd (review)

pp. 174-175

Commons Democracy: Reading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States by Dana D. Nelson (review)

pp. 176-177

Beyond the Metropolis: The Changing Image of Urban Britain, 1780–1880 by Katy Layton-Jones (review)

pp. 178-179

Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815–1845 by Kim Tolley (review)

pp. 179-181

Childhood and Nineteenth-Century American Theatre: The Work of the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Actors by Shauna Vey (review)

pp. 181-183

At Home and Astray: The Domestic Dog in Victorian Britain by Philip Howell (review)

pp. 183-185

Frank Merriwell and the Fiction of All-American Boyhood: The Progressive Era Creation of the Schoolboy Sports Story by Ryan K. Anderson (review)

pp. 185-187

Ruling Minds: Psychology in the British Empire by Erik Linstrum (review)

pp. 187-189

Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia by Lou Martin (review)

pp. 189-191

Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR by Donna T. Haverty-Stacke (review)

pp. 191-193

Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America by Sam Lebovic (review)

pp. 193-195

Demobilized Veterans in Late Stalinist Leningrad. Soldiers to Civilians by Robert Dale (review)

pp. 195-197

Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital by Joan Quigley (review)

pp. 197-199

The Banjo: America's African Instrument by Laurent Dubois, and: Kīkā Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music by John W. Troutman (review)

pp. 199-204

Mexicans in the Making of America by Neil Foley (review)

pp. 205-206

Crowd Actions in Britain and France from the Middle Ages to the Modern World ed. by Michael T. Davis (review)

pp. 206-208

Childhood, Youth and Emotions in Modern History: National, Colonial and Global Perspectives ed. by Stephanie Olsen (review)

pp. 208-211

Adolescence in Modern Irish History ed. by Catherine Cox and Susannah Riordan (review)

pp. 211-213

Anti-social Behaviour in Britain: Victorian and Contemporary Perspectives ed. by Sarah Pickard (review)

pp. 213-215

The Silent Morning: Culture and Memory After the Armistice ed. by Trudi Tate and Kate Kennedy (review)

pp. 215-217