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Volume 43, Number 1, Summer 2012

Table of Contents


“Hack, Pack, Sack”: Occupational Structure, Status, and Mobility of Jews in Amsterdam, 1851–1941

pp. 1-26

Better Disaster Statistics: The Lisbon Earthquake

pp. 27-42

Cognitive Bias: Interracial Homicide in New Orleans, 1921–1945

pp. 43-61

Review Essay

Planetary History, Wallace, and Natural Selection

pp. 63-76


Plagues in World History (review)

pp. 77-78

Unified Growth Theory (review)

pp. 78-79

The Economy in Jewish History: New Perspectives on the Interrelationship between Ethnicity and Economic Life (review)

pp. 80-81

Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World (review)

pp. 81-84

Free World? The Campaign to Save the World’s Refugees, 1956–1963 (review)

pp. 84-85

Muslim Expansion and Byzantine Collapse in North Africa (review)

pp. 85-86

The Languages of Gift in the Early Middle Ages (review)

pp. 87-88

Worth and Repute: Valuing Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honor of Barbara Todd (review)

pp. 88-90

Sibling Relations and the Transformations of European Kinship 1300–1900 (review)

pp. 90-92

When the Waves Ruled Britannia: Geography and Political Identities, 1500–1800 (review)

pp. 92-94

Godly Reading: Print, Manuscript and Puritanism in England, 1580–1720 (review)

pp. 94-95

Medicine in an Age of Commerce and Empire: Britain and Its Tropical Colonies 1660–1830 (review)

pp. 95-96

Enlightenment, Modernity and Science: Geographies of Scientific Culture and Improvement in Georgian England (review)

pp. 96-98

Geography and Science in Britain, 1831–1939: A Study of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (review)

pp. 98-99

Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851 (review)

pp. 99-101

Reforming Urban Labor: Routes to the City, Roots in the Country (review)

pp. 101-102

The French in the Kingdom of Sicily 1266–1305 (review)

pp. 102-103

Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture (review)

pp. 104-105

Impurity of Blood: Defining Race in Spain, 1870–1930 (review)

pp. 105-106

Becoming Neapolitan: Citizen Culture in Baroque Naples (review)

pp. 107-108

Creating the Nazi Marketplace: Commerce and Consumption in the Third Reich (review)

pp. 108-109

The Institutional Framework of Russian Serfdom (review)

pp. 109-111

Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804–1867 (review)

pp. 111-112

Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia (review)

pp. 112-114

Demography and the Nation: Social Legislation and Population Policy in Bulgaria, 1918–1944 (review)

pp. 114-115

From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540–1715 (review)

pp. 115-116

Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of Race in Early America (review)

pp. 116-118

Race and Redemption in Puritan New England (review)

pp. 118-119

Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America (review)

pp. 119-121

The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713–1763 (review)

pp. 121-122

Habeas Corpus in America: The Politics of Individual Rights (review)

pp. 122-123

Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution (review)

pp. 124-125

Enduring Battle: American Soldiers in Three Wars, 1776–1945 (review)

pp. 125-127

Tom Paine’s America: The Rise and Fall of Transatlantic Radicalism in the Early Republic (review)

pp. 127-128

The Deadlocked Election of 1800: Jefferson, Burr, and the Union in the Balance (review)

pp. 128-130

Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America’s Political Past and Present (review)

pp. 130-131

Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation: African American Slaves and Christianity, 1830–1870, and: Catholics, Slaveholders, and the Dilemma of American Evangelicalism, 1835–1860 (review)

pp. 131-134

Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee (review)

pp. 134-135

Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, & Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina (review)

pp. 135-136

Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, 1861–1908 (review)

pp. 137-138

Federal Fathers and Mothers: A Social History of the United States Indian Service, 1869–1933 (review)

pp. 138-139

The Fall and Rise of the Wetlands of California’s Great Central Valley (review)

pp. 139-141

An Elusive Unity: Urban Democracy and Machine Politics in Industrializing America (review)

pp. 141-142

The Louisiana Populist Movement, 1881–1900 (review)

pp. 142-144

Into the Archive: Writing and Power in Colonial Peru (review)

pp. 144-145

Laws of Chance: Brazil’s Clandestine Lottery and the Making of Urban Public Life (review)

pp. 145-147

Forceful Negotiations: The Origins of the Pronunciamiento in Nineteenth-Century Mexico (review)

pp. 147-148

Cuauhtémoc’s Bones: Forging Identity in Modern Mexico (review)

pp. 148-150

The Architecture and Memory of the Minority Quarter in the Muslim Mediterranean City (review)

pp. 150-152

Crime and Punishment in Istanbul, 1700–1800 (review)

pp. 152-153

Biography of an Empire: Governing Ottomans in an Age of Revolution (review)

pp. 153-155

Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History (review)

pp. 155-156

Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II (review)

pp. 157-158

Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550–2010 (review)

pp. 158-159

The Religious Question in Modern China (review)

pp. 159-160

Health and Hygiene in Chinese East Asia: Policies and Publics in the Long Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 160-162

Ancestral Leaves: A Family Journey through Chinese History (review)

pp. 162-165


p. 166

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