restricted access   Volume 4, Number 1, Fall 2017

Table of Contents

Articles

Mapping the Ozarks as a Cultural Region by County Boundaries

pp. 1-22
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Symposium on the Midwest and American Regional Studies

Finding the American Midwest in the World of Regional Studies

p. 23
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The State of New England Studies

pp. 25-31
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Notes from the West to the Midwest

pp. 33-40
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“On the Edge of Extinction?”: Region, Identity, and the Pliable Contours of Southern History

pp. 41-49
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Always Relative to Somewhere: Regional Studies in (Not So) Unique Alaska

pp. 51-54
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From the Mountains to the Midwest: Observations on Appalachia, Regionalism, and Regional Studies

pp. 55-61
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Sunbelt Identities: The Pursuit of Place, Process, and Political Sensibilities

pp. 63-70
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The Great Plains and Middle West in “Middle America”: Historiographic Reflections

pp. 71-84
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In Search of a Mid-Atlantic Region

pp. 85-91
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Reflections on Pacific Northwest Regionalism on an Edge of Empire1

pp. 93-100
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Musings on the Southwest as a Region by a Southwesterner

pp. 101-109
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Book Reviews

Knock at the Door of Opportunity: Black Migration to Chicago, 1900–1919 by Christopher Robert Reed (review)

pp. 111-113
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The Once and Future Great Lakes Country: An Ecological History by John L. Riley (review)

pp. 113-115
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Crossing the Driftless: A Canoe Trip through a Midwestern Landscape by Lynne Diebel (review)

pp. 115-117
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Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American Mind, 1763–1815 by Robert M. Owens (review)

pp. 118-120
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From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store by Vicki Howard (review)

pp. 120-122
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Cold War in a Cold Land: Fighting Communism on the Northern Plains by David W. Mills (review)

pp. 122-124
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Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality by Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson (review)

pp. 124-127
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Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago’s Eight-Hour Movement, 1866–1912 by William Mirola (review)

pp. 127-129
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Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous & Atlantic Slaveries in New France by Brett Rushforth (review)

pp. 129-132
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Prairie Visions: Writings by Hamlin Garland ed. by Keith Newlin (review)

pp. 132-134
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The Last Days of the Rainbelt by David J. Wishart (review)

pp. 134-136
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Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities by Chad Broughton (review)

pp. 136-138
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The Conversion of Senator Arthur Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement by Lawrence S. Kaplan (review)

pp. 139-141
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Winesburg, Indiana: A Fork River Anthology ed. by Michael Martone and Bryan Furuness (review)

pp. 141-142
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Chicago’s Greatest Year, 1893: The White City and the Birth of a Modern Metropolis by Joseph Gustaitis (review)

pp. 143-145
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Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder (review)

pp. 145-147
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What Happens by John Herrmann (review)

pp. 147-150
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Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812 ed. by Kevin J. Crisman (review)

pp. 150-152
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Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline by Dora Apel (review)

pp. 153-155
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Empire by Collaboration: Indians, Colonists, and Governments in Colonial Illinois Country by Robert Michael Morrissey (review)

pp. 155-157
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Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America by J. Brent Morris (review)

pp. 157-160
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Black Print with a White Carnation: Mildred Brown and the Omaha Star Newspaper, 1938–1989 by Amy Helene Forss (review)

pp. 160-162
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South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration by Marcia Chatelain (review)

pp. 162-165
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Minnesota Modern: Architecture and Life at Midcentury by Larry Millett (review)

pp. 165-167
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Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story by David Maraniss (review)

pp. 167-169
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Book Review Essay

The Voices of the Rust Belt

pp. 171-176
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Craft Beer in the Heartland

pp. 177-180
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The Evolving Family in Contemporary Midwestern Fiction

pp. 181-186
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Putting Lincoln into Perspective: Place, Thought, and History in Recent Lincoln Scholarship

pp. 187-192
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Midwesterners Swallow the World: Lardner, Shirer, Terkel, and American Journalism

pp. 193-198
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Media Reviews

Cedar Rapids by Miguel Arteta (review)

pp. 199-201
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It Follows by David Robert Mitchell (review)

pp. 201-204
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Northern Light by Nick Bentgen (review)

pp. 205-207
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Media Review Essay

Judy Garland and MGM’s Nostalgic Midwestern Home

pp. 209-229
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