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Volume 45, Number 3, Spring 2012

Table of Contents


Special Issue: The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption, and States

The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption, and States: An Introduction

pp. 575-581

Dirty Politics or "Harmonie"?: Defining Corruption in Early Modern Amsterdam and Hamburg

pp. 582-604

A Crisis of Charter and Right: Piracy and Colonial Resistance in Seventeenth-Century Rhode Island

pp. 605-622

Befitting Bedfellows: Yakuza and the State in Modern Japan

pp. 623-641

Economic Crime and Neoliberal Modes of Government: The Example of the Mediterranean

pp. 643-660

Section II: Law and Culture in Class Structure

Self-sale and Voluntary Entry into Unfreedom, 300-1100

pp. 661-685

"The Law Has No Feeling for Poor Folks Like Us!": Everyday Responses to Legal Compulsion in England's Working-Class Communities, 1871-1904

pp. 686-708

The "Quadroon-Plaçage" Myth of Antebellum New Orleans: Anglo-American (Mis)interpretations of a French-Caribbean Phenomenon

pp. 709-734

Tourism and the Hispanicization of Race in Jim Crow Miami, 1945-1965

pp. 735-756

Section III: Regional Issues

The Trial of the Prosecutor Hamdi Bey: Inside and Out of the Ottoman Nizamiye Court

pp. 757-779

The Not-So-Great Cat Massacre: An Episode in American Catholic History

pp. 780-808

Shutt Up: Bubonic Plague and Quarantine in Early Modern England

pp. 809-834


The Passport in America: The History of a Document (review)

pp. 835-836

The Citizen Machine: Governing by Television in 1950s America (review)

pp. 837-838

American Empire and the Politics of Meaning: Elite Political Cultures in the Philippines and Puerto Rico during U.S. Colonialism (review)

pp. 839-840

The Greengrocer and His TV: The Culture of Communism after the 1968 Prague Spring (review)

pp. 841-842

Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America (review)

pp. 843-845

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia (review)

pp. 845-847

Other Animals: Beyond the Human in Russian Culture and History (review)

pp. 847-848

Colonial Voices: A Cultural History of English in Australia 1840-1940 (review)

pp. 848-850

The Purposes of Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Cuba and Hawai'i (review)

pp. 850-853

Indian Slavery in Colonial America (review)

pp. 853-854

You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery (review)

pp. 855-856

Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution (review)

pp. 856-858

Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism (review)

pp. 858-860

Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow (review)

pp. 860-862

The Tyranny of Opinion: Honor in the Construction of the Mexican Public Sphere (review)

pp. 862-864

Friendship: A History (review)

pp. 864-866

Murder Scenes: Normality, Deviance, and Criminal Violence in Weimar Germany (review)

pp. 866-868

The Myth of the Addicted Army: Vietnam and the Modern War on Drugs (review)

pp. 868-870

The "Good War" in American Memory (review)

pp. 870-872

Death in War and Peace: Loss and Grief in England, 1914-1970 (review)

pp. 872-873

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