Journal of American History

Recent Scholarship


Barnhisel, Greg, “Perspectives usa and the Cultural Cold War: Modernism in Service of the State,” Modernism/Modernity, 14 (Nov. 2007), 729–54.

Kirkby, Joan, “De Tocqueville Lite?,” Australasian Journal of American Studies (Ipswich), 26 (July 2007), 54–63.

Lee, Hyungdae, “Migukeui gisikinhwa daejungmunwha, 1890–1929” (American intellectuals and popular culture, 1890–1929), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 24 (Nov. 2006), 1–30. In Korean.

Yi, Hyunhwee, “Migukeuro ganeun gileul yeonda: Chinmiwa banmi nonjaengeui cheolhakjeok haechae” (Paving the way to America: A metaphysical reflection on the pro- and anti-American controversies in the world of Korean scholars), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 25 (May 2007), 1–30. In Korean.


LaCroix, Alison Leigh, “A Well-Constructed Union: An Intellectual History of American-Federalism, 1754–1800” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3251290.

Lecklider, Aaron S., “Brainpower: Intelligence in American Culture from Einstein to the Egghead” (Boston University, 2007). Order No. DA3259846.

Roberts, Jason Daniel, “Disillusioned Radicals: The Intellectual Odyssey of Todd Gitlin, Ronald Radosh, and David Horowitz” (George Washington University, 2007). Order No. DA3258463.

Sadoris, Benjamin Clay, “Timely Meditations: The Making of the American Nietzsche” (Drew University, 2006). Order No. DA3256082.

Towles, Matthew David, “Marching on to Zion: Prophets of Empire in the 1890s” (University of Kentucky, 2007). Order No. DA3259197.


Appleby, Joyce, ed., The Best American History Essays, 2006. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. viii, 305 pp. Cloth, $69.95, isbn 978-1-4039-6840-1. Paper, $23.95, isbn 978-1-4039-6852-4.)

Gray, Richard, A Web of Words: The Great Dialogue of Southern Literature. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007. xii, 283 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-0-8203-3005-1.)

Hedeen, Stanley, Big Bone Lick: The Cradle of American Paleontology. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. xviii, 182 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8131-2485-8.)

McGill, Meredith L., ed., The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Transatlantic Exchange. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008. xii, 264 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-8135-4229-4. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8135-4230-0.)


Cahnman, Werner C., Social Issues, Geopolitics, and Judaica, ed. Judith T. Marcus and Zoltan Tarr. (New Brunswick: Transaction, 2007. xiv, 387 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-7658-0364-1.)

Dreiser, Theodore, A Picture and Criticism of Life: New Letters, vol. 1, ed. Donald Pizer. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xl, 349 pp. $60.00, isbn 978-0-252-03106-9.)

Lofaro, Michael A., ed., The Works of James Agee, vol. 1: A Death in the Family, A Restoration of the Author’s Text. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2007. xxxiv, 582 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-1-57233-594-3.)

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