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Volume 16, Number 1, Spring 2013

Table of Contents


“Prepare to Believe”: The Creation Museum as Embodied Conversion Narrative

pp. 1-27

The Nurses of Bataan: Liberating Wartime Heroes from Melodrama

pp. 29-58

Entelechy and Irony in Political Time: The Preemptive Rhetoric of Nixon and Obama

pp. 59-96

Selling Democracy and the Rhetorical Habits of Synthetic Conflict: John Dewey as Pragmatic Rhetor in China

pp. 97-132

Index to Rhetoric & Public Affairs: Volume 1 (1998)—Volume 15 (2012)

pp. 133-166

Review Essay

On Martin Luther King Jr. and the Landscape of Civil Rights Rhetoric

pp. 167-183

Book Reviews

An Army of Lions: The Civil Rights Struggle before the NAACP by Shawn Leigh Alexander (review)

pp. 185-188

Martin Luther King’s Biblical Epic by Keith D. Miller (review)

pp. 188-191

Enduring Legacy: Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause by W. Stuart Towns (review)

pp. 191-194

Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason by David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften (review)

pp. 194-198

Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory by Benjamin Hufbauer (review)

pp. 198-202

Spirits of the Cold War: Contesting Worldviews in the Classical Age of American Security Strategy by Ned O’Gorman (review)

pp. 202-206

Citizens of the World: Pluralism, Migration, and Practices of Citizenship by Robert Danisch (review)

pp. 206-209

Spectacular Rhetorics: Human Rights Visions, Recognitions, Feminisms by Wendy S. Hesford (review)

pp. 209-212

Conversational Rhetoric: The Rise and Fall of a Women’s Tradition, 1600–1900 by Jane Donawerth (review)

pp. 213-216

The Genuine Teachers of This Art: Rhetorical Education in Antiquity by Jeffrey Walker (review)

pp. 216-219

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