restricted access   Volume 19, Number 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents


The Sensibility of the State: Lookout Mountain Laboratory’s Operation Ivy and the Image of the Cold War “Super”

pp. 1-44

The Rhetoric of Credit, the Rhetoric of Debt: Economic Arguments in Early America and Beyond

pp. 45-82


Rights Talk and Political Dispositions

pp. 83-90

Review Essay

On Rhetoric between Science and Society

pp. 91-107

Book Reviews

A Question of Sex: Feminism, Rhetoric, and Differences that Matter by Kristan Poirot (review)

pp. 109-112

State of the Marital Union: Rhetoric, Identity, and Nineteenth-Century Marriage Controversies by Leslie J. Harris (review)

pp. 112-115

The Rhetoric of Pregnancy by Marika Seigel (review)

pp. 115-118

Educating the New Southern Woman: Speech, Writing, and Race at the Public Women’s Colleges, 1884–1945 by David Gold, Catherine L. Hobbs (review)

pp. 118-121

Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics by Shawn J. Parry-Giles (review)

pp. 122-125

The Great Silent Majority: Nixon’s 1969 Speech on Vietnamization by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell (review)

pp. 125-128

Political Tone: How Leaders Talk and Why by Roderick P. Hart, Jay P. Childers, Colene J. Lind (review)

pp. 128-131

Manufacturing Uncertainty: Contemporary U.S. Public Life and the Conservative Right by Marlia Banning (review)

pp. 131-135

Speaking with the People’s Voice: How Presidents Invoke Public Opinion by Jeffrey P. Mehltretter Drury (review)

pp. 135-138

Prairie Forge: The Extraordinary Story of the Nebraska Scrap Metal Drive of World War II by James J. Kimble (review)

pp. 138-141

Soapbox Rebellion: The Hobo Orator Union and the Free Speech Fights of the Industrial Workers of the World, 1909–1916 by Matthew May (review)

pp. 141-144

A Voice that Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement by Maegan Parker Brooks (review)

pp. 144-147

Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era by Saladin Ambar (review)

pp. 147-150

Communication Ethics in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt’s Rhetoric of Warning and Hope by Ronald C. Arnett (review)

pp. 150-153

Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism ed. by Stephen J. Hartnett, Eleanor Novek, Jennifer K. Wood (review)

pp. 153-156

Learning in the Plural: Essays on the Humanities and Public Life by David D. Cooper (review)

pp. 156-160

The Fourteenth Amendment and the Privileges and Immunities of American Citizenship by Kurt T. Lash (review)

pp. 160-162

Constitutive Visions: Indigeneity and Commonplaces of National Identity in Republican Ecuador by Christa J. Olson (review)

pp. 163-165

A City of Marble: The Rhetoric of Augustan Rome by Kathleen S. Lamp (review)

pp. 166-169

Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy in Rhetorical Criticism ed. by Jim A. Kuypers (review)

pp. 169-173