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Volume 48, Number 3, Fall 2007

Table of Contents


Jim Crow, Jett Rink, and James Dean: Reconstructing Ferber’s Giant (1952–1956)

pp. 5-27 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0118

The Terror Within: Obesity in Post 9/11 U.S. Life

pp. 29-48 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0144

From White Supremacy to White Power: The FBI, COINTELPRO-WHITE HATE, and the Nazification of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s

pp. 49-74 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0007

Cold War Revival: Neoconservatives and Historical Memory in the War on Terror

pp. 75-99 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0033

Burlesquing “Otherness” in Nineteenth-Century American Theatre: The Image of the Indian in John Brougham’s Met-a-mora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs (1847) and Po-Ca-Hon-Tas; or, The Gentle Savage (1855).

pp. 101-124 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0058

2006 MAAASA Presidential Address

Infantasia: A Meditation on International Adoption and American Studies

pp. 125-136 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0083

Book Reviews

Critical Regionalism: Connecting Politics and Culture in the American Landscape (review)

pp. 139-140 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0107

Away Down South: A History of Southern Identity (review)

pp. 140-141 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0133

Postwestern Cultures: Literature, Theory, Space (review)

pp. 141-142 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0159

American Chestnut: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree (review)

pp. 142-143 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0022

Blues for New Orleans: Mardi Gras and America’s Creole Soul (review)

pp. 143-144 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0048

Satchmo Meets Amadeus (review)

pp. 144-145 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0073

Nobody Knows Where the Blues Come from: Lyrics and History (review)

p. 145 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0098

Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America, and: Indians and Emigrants: Encounters on the Overland Trails (review)

pp. 146-147 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0124

American Taxation, American Slavery (review)

pp. 147-148 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0150

The Mirror of Antiquity: American Women and the Classical Tradition, 1750–1900 (review)

pp. 148-149 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0013

Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America’s Republic (review)

pp. 149-150 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0039

Republic of Intellect: The Friendly Club of New York City and the Making of American Literature (review)

pp. 150-151 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0064

Fugitive Landscapes: The Forgotten History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (review)

pp. 151-152 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0089

Science Talk: Changing Notions of Science in American Culture (review)

pp. 152-153 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0114

A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States (review)

pp. 153-154 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0140

“Relations Stop Nowhere”: The Common Literary Foundations of German and American Literature, 1830–1917 (review)

pp. 154-155 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0003

Dissenting Voices in America’s Rise to Power (review)

pp. 155-156 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0029

Looking into Walt Whitman: American Art, 1850–1920, and: Within the Landscape: Essays on Nineteenth-Century American Art and Culture (review)

pp. 156-157 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0054

Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West, 1850–1930 (review)

pp. 157-159 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0079

Faith in the Great Physician: Suffering and Divine Healing in American Culture, 1860–1900 (review)

pp. 159-160 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0103

Upstream Metropolis: An Urban Biography of Omaha and Council Bluffs (review)

pp. 160-161 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0129

Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War (review)

pp. 161-162 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0155

The American Protest Essay and National Belonging: Addressing Division (review)

pp. 162-163 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0018

“Everybody Was Black Down There”: Race and Industrial Change in the Alabama Coalfields (review)

pp. 163-164 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0044

Lynching to Belong: Claiming Whiteness through Racial Violence (review)

pp. 164-165 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0069

Body Shots: Early Cinema’s Incarnations (review)

pp. 165-166 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0094

The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 166-167 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0119

Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform (review)

pp. 167-168 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0145

Robert Johnson: Mythmaking and American Culture (review)

pp. 168-169 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0008

Grassroots Garveyism: The Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Rural South, 1920–1927 (review)

pp. 169-170 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0034

The Modernist Nation: Generation Renaissance and Twentieth-Century American Literature (review)

pp. 170-171 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0059

The American Musical and the Performance of Personal Identity (review)

pp. 171-172 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0084

How the West Was Sung: Music in the Westerns of John Ford (review)

pp. 172-173 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0108

This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature (review)

pp. 173-174 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0134

Dark Days in the Newsroom: McCarthyism Aimed at the Press (review)

pp. 174-175 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0160

Growing the Game: The Globalization of Major League Baseball (review)

pp. 175-176 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0023

Welfare Reform and Sexual Regulation (review)

pp. 176-177 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0049

iSPY: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era (review)

pp. 177-178 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0074


Notes on Contributors

pp. 4-179 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.0.0093

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