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  • Book Reviews
The Gospel of Freedom and Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II. By Sarah E. Ruble. Reviewed by Mark Hulsether. 131
Yearnings for the New Age: Laura Holloway-Langford and Late Victorian Spirituality. By Diane Sasson. Reviewed by Claudie Massicotte. 133
Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters. Edited by Claudia Moreno Pisano. Reviewed by William J. Harris. 134
Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream. By Christina M. Greer. Reviewed by Ray Black. 135
Detroit Country Music: Mountaineers, Cowboys, and Rockabillies. By Craig Maki and Keith Cady. Reviewed by Richard D. Driver. 137
Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison. By Joshua Dubler. Reviewed by Lee Bernstein. 138
The Punishment Imperative: The Rise and Failure of Mass Incarceration in America. By Todd R. Clear and Natasha A. Frost. Reviewed by Lee Bernstein. 138
Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities. By Craig Steven Wilder. Reviewed by Sharon R. Vriend-Robinette. 141
Fifties Ethnicities: The Ethnic Novel and Mass Culture at Midcentury. By Tracy Floreani. Reviewed by Aristi Trendel. 142
How to Watch Television. Edited by Ethan Thompson and Jason Mittell. Reviewed by Kevin J. Porter. 143
Looking for LeRoy: Illegible Black Masculinity. By Mark Anthony Neil. Reviewed by Thabiti Lewis. 145
Mojo Workin’: The Old African American Hoodoo System. By Katrina Hazzard-Donald. Reviewed by John P. McCarthy. 147
Philip Roth—The Continuing Presence: New Essays on Psychological Themes. Edited by Jane Statlander-Slote. Reviewed by Nanette Norris 148
The Principal’s Office: A Social History of the American School Principal. By Kate Rousmaniere. Reviewed by Annette L. Varcoe. 149
A Colony Sprung from Hell: Pittsburgh and the Struggle for Authority on the Western Pennsylvania Frontier, 1774–1794. By Daniel P. Barr. Reviewed by J. Edward Townes. 150
A Generation Removed: The Fostering and Adoption of Indigenous Children in the Postwar World. By Margaret D. Jacobs. Reviewed by Melissa Otis. 151
America’s Darwin: Darwinian Theory and U.S. Literary Culture. Edited by Tina Gianquitto and Lydia Fisher. Reviewed by Mary E. Kohler. 153
Collegiate Republic: Cultivating an Ideal Society in Early America. By Margaret Sumner. Reviewed by Mark Oramaner. 154
Film Criticism, The Cold War, and the Blacklist: Reading the Hollywood Reds. By Jeff Smith. Reviewed by Bernard F. Dick. 155
Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Culture. By Rebecca Prime. Reviewed by Bernard F. Dick. 155
From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women’s Rights in Gilded Age America. By Kimberly A. Hamlin. Reviewed by Guy Lancaster. 157
H.L. Mencken: The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition. Edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Reviewed by Alexandre Fachard. 159
In Time We Shall Know Ourselves. Photographs by Raymond Smith. Essays by Richard H. King and Alexander Nemerov. Reviewed by James Emmett Ryan. 160
Islam is a Foreign Country: American Muslims and the Global Crisis of Authority. By Zareena Grewal. Reviewed by Ben Railton. 161
Literary Executions: Capital Punishment and American Culture, 1820–1925. By John Cyril Barton. Reviewed by Sara L. Knox. 162
Mexicans in the Making of America. By Neil Foley. Reviewed by Valerie M. Mendoza 164
Music Along the Rapidan: Civil War Soldiers, Music, and Community during Winter Quarters, Virginia. By James A. Davis. Reviewed by Matthew E. Stanley. 165
Remembering the Modoc War: Redemptive Violence and the Making of American Innocence. By Boyd Cothran. Reviewed by Robert E. Walls. 166
Song of Dewey Beard: Last Survivor of the Little Bighorn. By Philip Burnham. Reviewed by Debra Buchholtz. 167
That Pride of Race and Character: The Roots of Jewish Benevolence in the Jim Crow South. By Caroline E. Light. Reviewed by Aleisa Fishman. 169
The Call of Bilal: Islam in the African Diaspora. By Edward E. Curtis IV. Reviewed by Shelby Shapiro. 170
The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City. By Eric Avila. Reviewed by Mary Rizzo. 171
The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century. By Catherine R. Squires. Reviewed by Gwyneth Mellinger. 172
The Printer’s Kiss: The Life and Letters of a Civil War Newspaperman and His Family. Edited by Patricia A. Donohoe...

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ISSN
2153-6856
Print ISSN
0026-3079
Pages
pp. 129-130
Launched on MUSE
2015-05-02
Open Access
No
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