Journal of American History

Recent Scholarship

African American

 

Anderson, James D., “Past Discrimination and Diversity: A Historical Context for Understanding Race and Affirmative Action,” Journal of Negro Education, 76 (Summer 2007), 204–15.

Berg, Manfred, “Black Civil Rights and Liberal Anticommunism: The naacp in the Early Cold War,” Journal of American History, 94 (June 2007), 75–96.

Boyd, Michelle R., “Integration and the Collapse of Black Social Capital: Nostalgia and Narrative in the Neoliberal City,” in New Landscapes of Inequality: Neoliberalism and the Erosion of Democracy in America, ed. Jane L. Collins, Micaela di Leonardo, and Brett Williams, 91–111. (Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research, 2008. xiv, 281 pp. Paper, $29.95, isbn 978-1-934691-01-4.)

DeVore, Donald E., “Water in Sacred Places: Rebuilding New Orleans Black Churches as Sites of Community Empowerment,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 762–69.

Dixie, Quinton, “Organizing God’s Children: The Denominational Tradition and the Problem of Black Baptist Unity,” Baptist History & Heritage, 42 (Summer–Fall 2007), 8–18.

Early, Joe, Jr., “Richard Henry Boyd: Shaper of Black Baptist Identity,” Baptist History & Heritage, 42 (Summer–Fall 2007), 91–104.

Frink, Sandra M., “‘Freedom is Everyone’s Job’: Segregation, Identity, and the Freedom Train Controversy in Memphis, Tennessee, 1947–1948,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Winter 2007), 329–49.

Hinger, Charlotte, “‘The Colored People Hold the Key’: Abram Thompson Hall Jr.’s Campaign to Organize Graham County,” Kansas History, 31 (Spring 2008), 32–47. Heavily illustrated.

Honey, Michael, “Forty Years since King: Labor Rights are Human Rights,” oah Magazine of History, 22 (April 2008), 18–21.

Jackson, Thomas F., “‘Bread of Freedom’: Martin Luther King Jr. and Human Rights,” oah Magazine of History, 22 (April 2008), 14–16.

Kahrl, Andrew W., “‘The Slightest Semblance of Unruliness’: Steamboat Excursions, Pleasure Resorts, and the Emergence of Segregation Culture on the Potomac River,” Journal of American History, 94 (March 2008), 1108–36.

Lechner, Zachary J., “‘Are We Ready for the Conflict?’: Black Abolitionist Response to the Kansas Crisis, 1854–1856,” Kansas History, 31 (Spring 2008), 14–31. Heavily illustrated.

Mobley, Kendal P., “‘What a Chasm There Is Between Us’: Charlotte Hawkins Brown and White Protestant Progressives, 1901–1952,” Baptist History & Heritage, 42 (Summer–Fall 2007), 42–51.

Nasstrom, Kathryn L., “Between Memory and History: Autobiographies of the Civil Rights Movement and the Writing of Civil Rights History,” Journal of Southern History, 74 (May 2008), 325–64.

Ögretir, Ismail, “Bir azinlik-olus yazimi olarak Afrikali-Amerikan edebiyati: Deleuze-Guattarici bir yaklasim” (African-American literature as minority writing: A Deleuzian-Guattarician approach), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 75–86. In Turkish.

Shelley, Fred M., Kimberly J. Zerr, and Adrienne M. Proffer, “The Civil Rights Movement and Recent Electoral Realignment in the South,” Southeastern Geographer, 47 (May 2007), 13–26.

Smith, Valerie, “Princeton and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” Journal of Presbyterian History, 85 (Fall/Winter 2007), 126–36.

Smoot, Pamela A., “African American Baptist Women: Making a Way Out of No Way,” Baptist History & Heritage, 42 (Summer–Fall 2007), 19–33.

Spero, Andrea McEvoy, “Human Rights: By Any Means Necessary,” oah Magazine of History, 22 (April 2008), 22–24.

Tomek, Beverly, “Seaking ‘an immutable pledge from the slave holding states’: The Pennsylvania Abolition Society and Black Resettlement,” Pennsylvania History, 75 (Winter 2008), 26–53.

Van Sickle, Eugene S., “Hear Me for My Cause: The Politics of Colonization and the Maryland Plan, 1834–1843,” Maryland Historian, 31 (Fall 2007), 30–65.

Waalkes, Mary, and Donna Summerlin, “Flying below the Radar: Activist, Paternalist, and Obstructionist Responses to the Civil Rights Movement in Three East Tennessee Communities,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Fall 2007), 270–93. Heavily illustrated.

 

Addison, Wanda G., “Reclamation Voices: Self and Silence in Narratives by and about Black Women” (University of Louisiana, Lafayette, 2007). Order No. DA3261761.

Aiello, Thomas, “The Kings of Casino Park: Race and Race Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932, Monroe, LA” (University of Arkansas, 2007). Order No. DA3276876.

Behnken, Brian David, “Fighting Their Own Battles: Blacks, Mexican Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas” (University of California, Davis, 2007). Order No. DA3280559.

Bell, Joyce Marie, “Bringing the Movement Home: Black Social Workers’ Struggle for Power in the Profession, 1966–1976” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3273112.

Benjamin, Michael, “Print Culture, Agency, and Africanity: The Origins and Meaning of Murray’s ‘Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout the World’” (Drew University, 2007). Order No. DA3268688.

Berg Burin, Nikki, “A Regency of Women: Female Plantation Management in the Old South” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263081.

Bey, Sharif, “Aaron Douglas and Hale Woodruff: The Social Responsibility and Expanded Pedagogy of the Black Artist” (Pennsylvania State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266076.

Busch, Arthelda McNeal, “The Adult Education Activities of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Incorporated, in St. Louis, Missouri” (University of Missouri, St. Louis, 2007). Order No. DA3271303.

Dye, Keith, “The Detroit Beginnings of the Black Manifesto for Reparations Controversy, 1968–1969” (University of Toledo, 2007). Order No. DA3279604.

Edwards, Erica R., “Contesting Charisma: Political Leadership in Contemporary African American Culture” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3265267.

Farnell, Daniel Reese, Jr., “Alabama Courts and the Administration of Slavery, 1820–1860” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3265498.

Greene, Ousmane Kirumu, “Against Wind and Tide: African Americans’ Response to the Colonization Movement and Emigration, 1770–1865” (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007). Order No. DA3275805.

Guild, Joshua Bruce, “You Can’t Go Home Again: Migration, Citizenship, and Black Community in Postwar New York and London” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267257.

Haidarali, Laila, “‘The vampingest vamp is a brownskin’: Colour, Sex, Beauty, and African American Womanhood, 1920–1954” (York University, Canada, 2007). Order No. DANR29327.

Hardee, Terrence Antonio, “Affirmative Rights: The Future of Civil Rights Organizations in the Twenty-First Century” (Drew University, 2007). Order No. DA3268704.

Harris, Sean J., “Found Insane in ‘the Holy Land’: Psychiatry and the African American Experience in Illinois, 1870–1910” (University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3274129.

Hinderer, Moira Elizabeth, “Making African-American Childhood: Chicago, 1915–1945” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3273019.

Jones-Cole, Peatchola, “Mississippi Freedom Schools: A Response Strategy to the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi” (University of Memphis, 2007). Order No. DA3263705.

Mahala, Macelle R., “Better Recognize: African American Theatre as a Politics of Cultural Practice” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263120.

McGuire, Danielle L., “At the Dark End of the Street: Sexualized Violence, Community Mobilization, and the African American Freedom Struggle” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2007). Order No. DA3277307.

Minardi, Margot Lee, “The Inevitable Negro: Making Slavery History in Massachusetts, 1770–1863” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265044.

Mizell, Linda, “‘Not All Fools and Self-Seekers’: Defining Equal Education for African Americans in the Progressive Era” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3271695.

Morris, Susana M., “Reclaiming Mother’s Body: Narratives of Transformation and Motherhood in African American and African Caribbean Women’s Literature, 1970–2005” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264089.

Patterson, Robert J., “Many Are Invited, but Few Are Chosen: Civil Rights, Historical Memory, and the Figure of the ‘Chosen’ One in the African American Literary Tradition, 1971–1989” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264094.

Ruffin, Herbert G., II, “Uninvited Neighbors: Black Life and the Racial Quest for Freedom in the Santa Clara Valley, 1777–1968” (Claremont Graduate University, 2007). Order No. DA3272793.

Ryan, William Randolph, “The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3267787.

Scriven, Olivia A., “The Politics of Particularism: hbcus, Spelman College, and the Struggle to Educate Black Women in Science, 1950–1997” (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007). Order No. DA3271589.

Sears, Christine E., “A Different Kind of Slavery: American Captives in Barbary, 1776–1830” (University of Delaware, 2007). Order No. DA3267182.

Williams, Diana Irene, “‘They call it marriage’: The Interracial Louisiana Family and the Making of American Legitimacy” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265126.

Woodard, Laurie Avant, “Performing Artists of the Harlem Renaissance: Resistance, Identity, and Meaning in the Life and Work of Fredi Washington from 1920 to 1950” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267384.

 

Benussi, Silvia, Le donne afroamericane negli Stati Uniti (African American women in the United States). (Milan: Angeli, 176 pp. €16.00, isbn 8846487710.) In Italian.

Carson, Clayborne, et al., eds., The Martin Luther King Jr. Encyclopedia. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xliv, 404 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-0-313-29440-2.)

Djata, Sundiata, Blacks at the Net, vol. 2: Black Achievement in the History of Tennis. (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2008. xviii, 270 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8156-0898-1.)

Dunklin, Arthur L., African American Men and Opportunity in the Navy: Personal Histories of Eight Chiefs. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008. viii, 176 pp. Paper, $35.00, isbn 978-0-7864-3699-6.)

Foner, Eric, Nothing but Freedom: Emancipation and Its Legacy. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2007. xxiv, 142 pp. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-0-8071-3289-0.) Originally published in 1983.

Houck, Davis W., and Matthew A. Grindy, Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008. xvi, 213 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-1-934110-15-7.)

Kirk, John A., ed., An Epitaph for Little Rock: A Fiftieth Anniversary Retrospective on the Central High Crisis. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2008. xxvi, 190 pp. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-1-55728-874-5.)

Postma, Johannes, Slave Revolts. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xx, 200 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-313-33854-0.)

Regosin, Elizabeth A., and Donald R. Shaffer, eds., Voices of Emancipation: Understanding Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction through the U.S. Pension Bureau Files. (New York: New York University Press, 2008. xii, 217 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-8147-7586-8. Paper, $22.00, isbn 978-0-8147-7587-5.)

Smith, John David, An Old Creed for the New South: Proslavery Ideology and Historiography, 1865–1918. (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2008. xxii, 314 pp. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-8093-2844-4.) Originally published in 1985.

Stewart, James Brewer, Abolitionist Politics and the Coming of the Civil War. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2008. xvi, 236 pp. Cloth, $80.00, isbn 978-1-55849-634-7. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-1-55849-635-4.)

Vanepps-Taylor, Betti, Forgotten Lives: African Americans in South Dakota. (Pierre: South Dakota State Historical Society, 2008. xviii, 287 pp. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-0-9777955-5-0.)

Young, Andrew, An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America. (Waco: Baylor University Press, 2008. 550 pp. Paper, $29.95, isbn 978-1-60258-073-2.) Second edition.

 

Alexander, Shawn Leigh, ed., T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880–1928. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xliv, 294 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-0-8130-3232-0.)

Clague, Mark, ed., The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams Sr.: First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. xvi, 367 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-520-25131-1.)

Ernest, John, ed., Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. x, 211 pp. Cloth, $49.95, isbn 978-0-8078-3196-0. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5890-5.)

Ogden, Dunbar H., My Father Said Yes: A White Pastor in Little Rock School Integration. (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2008. xxii, 170 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8265-1592-6.)

Shifflett, Crandall, ed., John Washington’s Civil War: A Slave Narrative. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2008. xxxvi, 106 pp. Cloth, $36.95, isbn 978-0-8071-3301-9. Paper, $16.95, isbn 978-0-8071-3302-6.)

White, Deborah Gray, ed., Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xii, 291 pp. Cloth, $59.95, isbn 978-0-8078-3201-1. Paper, $21.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5881-3.)


Agricultural

 

Hahn, Barbara, “Paradox of Precision: Bright Tobacco as Technology Transfer, 1880–1937,” Agricultural History, 82 (Spring 2008), 220–35.

Harris, Carmen V., “‘The Extension Service is not an Integration Agency’: The Idea of Race in the Cooperative Extension Service,” Agricultural History, 82 (Spring 2008), 193–219.

Roberts, Strother E., “‘Esteeme a Little of Fish’: Fish, Fishponds, and Farming in Eighteenth-Century New England and the Mid-Atlantic,” Agricultural History, 82 (Spring 2008), 143–63.

 

Austin, Ryan Francis, “‘Success and competence will have crowned their efforts’: The Farmstead Archaeology of Western New York, c. 1810–1910” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3261993.

Benson, Peter Blair, “To Not Be Sorry: Citizenship, Moral Life, and Biocapitalism in North Carolina Tobacco Country” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3264912.

De Bruler, Ray, Jr., “Land Use and Settlement Patterns in Michigan, 1763–1837” (Western Michigan University, 2007). Order No. DA3275955.

Dew, Jay Randell, “Frustrated Fortunes: Francis E. Warren and the Search for a Grazing Policy, 1890–1929” (University of Oklahoma, 2007). Order No. DA3264587.

Gisolfi, Monica Richmond, “From Cotton Farmers to Poultry Growers: The Rise of Industrial Agriculture in Upcountry Georgia, 1914–1960” (Columbia University, 2007). Order No. DA3266581.

Narber, Gregg Ross, “How You Gonna Keep ’em Down on the Farm? Mapping New Deal Cultural Democracy in Iowa” (University of Iowa, 2007). Order No. DA3265969.

Nienow, Jeremy Loren, “Settlement Success on the Southeastern Minnesota Frontier, 1854–1870: An Institutional Diversity Analysis” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263125.

 

Nahmias, Rick, The Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008. xxviii, 139 pp. Paper, $27.95, isbn 978-0-8263-4407-6.) Heavily illustrated.

Powell, Katrina M., The Anguish of Displacement: The Politics of Literacy in the Letters of Mountain Families in Shenandoah National Park. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007. xviii, 212 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-0-8139-2628-5.)

Wood, Richard E., Survival of Rural America: Small Victories and Bitter Harvests. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. xx, 223 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-0-7006-1577-3.)


American Indian

 

Durham, Walter T., “Noh-Noh-He-Tsu-Nageh and the Cherokee Removal,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Fall 2007), 236–49. Heavily illustrated.

Lee, Young-Hyo, “America wonjuminae daehan Spain eui chogi insikgwa taedo” (Spanish perception of and attitudes toward American natives: Focusing on the Valladolid controversy between Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda and Bartolomé de Las Casas), Yeoksahak Yeongu/Historical Studies (Seoul), 31 (Oct. 2007), 125–60. In Korean.

O’Brien, Greg, “The Coming of Age of Choctaw History,” in Pre-removal Choctaw History: Exploring New Paths, ed. Greg O’Brien, 3–25. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xiv, 265 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3916-6.)

Riseman, Noah Jed, “‘Regardless of History’? Re-Assessing the Navajo Codetalkers of World War II,” Australasian Journal of American Studies (Ipswich), 26 (Dec. 2007), 48–73.

Tanrisal, Meldan, “Beyaz adamin gelisi ile Kizilderili kadinlarin degisen yasam biçimleri” (The arrival of the white man and changes in Native American women’s life-styles), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 51–64. In Turkish.

Wilcox, David R., et al., “Ancient Cultural Interplay of the American Southwest in the Mexican Northwest,” Journal of the Southwest, 50 (Summer 2008), 103–206.

 

Campbell, William J., “Land and Diplomacy on the Fringes of Empire: Indians, Agents, Speculators, and the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix” (McMaster University, Canada, 2007). Order No. DANR36041.

Dees, Deidra Suwanee, “Examining the Historical Factors That Shaped the Muscogee Education Movement through the Voices of Four Elders at Poarch Muscogee Nation in Alabama” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3271677.

Dixon, Anthony E., “Black Seminole Involvement and Leadership during the Second Seminole War, 1835–1842” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3274273.

Emans, Rebecca Jane, “Tribalization, Ethnic Formation, and Migration on the Allegheny Plateau of Southwestern New York” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3262016.

Feeley, Stephen Delbert, “Tuscarora Trails: Indian Migrations, War, and Constructions of Colonial Frontiers” (College of William and Mary, 2007). Order No. DA3268799.

Hall, John William, “Friends like These: The United States’ Indian Allies in the Black Hawk War, 1832” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007). Order No. DA3272690.

Holmes, Sarah Louise, “‘In behalf of myself and my people’: Mashantucket Pequot Strategies in Defense of Their Land Rights” (University of Connecticut, 2007). Order No. DA3265812.

Hudson, Angela Pulley, “Reading between the Lines: Creeks, Slaves, and Settlers on the Borders of the U.S. South, 1790s–1820s” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267347.

Jager, Rebecca K., “Negotiating Change on the Frontier: Indian Women Who Brokered the Collision of Cultures” (University of New Mexico, 2007). Order No. DA3268739.

Jardine, Pamela H., “Cultural Change in the Early Years of the Blackfeet Reservation: The Fieldwork of Charles H. Stephens in 1891” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3260923.

McKisick, Derrick D., “A Separate Peace: Emancipation and Citizenship in the Choctaw Nation” (University of Arkansas, 2007). Order No. DA3276897.

Piatote, Beth H., “Home/Ward Bound: The Making of Domestic Relations in Native American Literature and Law, 1886–1936” (Stanford University, 2007). Order No. DA3267601.

Scott, Gregory K., “A People of Consequence: The Shawnee, 1662–1789” (Syracuse University, 2007). Order No. DA3266316.

Shreve, Bradley Glenn, “Red Power Rising: The National Indian Youth Council and the Origins of Intertribal Activism” (University of New Mexico, 2007). Order No. DA3268757.

Vorano, Norman David, “Inuit Art in the Qallunaat World: Modernism, Museums, and the Popular Imaginary, 1949–1962” (University of Rochester, 2007). Order No. DA3263999.

White, Kevin J., “Haudenosaunee Worldviews through Iroquoian Cosmologies: The Published Narratives in Historical Context” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3262030.

 

Feldman, George Franklin, Cannibalism, Headhunting, and Human Sacrifice in North America: A History Forgotten. (Chambersburg, Pa.: Alan C. Hood and Co., 2008. xxii, 249 pp. Paper, $20.00, isbn 978-0-911469-33-2.)

Gilbert, Ed, Native American Code Talker in World War II. (Oxford, Eng.: Osprey, 2008. 64 pp. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-1-84603-269-1.)

Hildebrandt, William R., and Michael J. Darcangelo, Life on the River: The Archaeology of an Ancient Native American Culture. (Berkeley: Heyday, 2008. xiv, 120 pp. Paper, $13.95, isbn 978-1-59714-086-7.)

Hurtado, Albert L., ed., Reflections on American Indian History: Honoring the Past, Building a Future. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xx, 149 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3896-1.)

Mathews, Sandra K., American Indians in the Early West. (Santa Barbara: abc-clio, 2008. xxx, 327 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-1-85109-823-1.)

McCafferty, Michael, Native American Place-Names of Indiana. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xxxii, 299 pp. $50.00, isbn 978-0-252-03268-4.)

Newcomb, Steven T., Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery. (Golden: Fulcrum, 2008. xxviii, 186 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-1-55591-642-8.)

Nichols, Roger L., ed., The American Indian: Past and Present. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xx, 401 pp. Paper, $39.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3856-5.)

O’Brien, Greg, ed., Pre-removal Choctaw History: Exploring New Paths. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xiv, 265 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3916-6.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Smith, Shannon D., Give Me Eighty Men: Women and the Myth of the Fetterman Fight. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xxiv, 236 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8032-1541-2.)

Sturgis, Amy H., Tecumseh: A Biography. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xviii, 136 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-0-313-34177-9.)

Vaugeois, Denis, and Kathe Röth, America’s Gift: What the World Owes to the Americas and Their First Inhabitants. (Sillery: Septentrion, 2007. 272 pp. Paper, $24.95, isbn 2894485182.)

Warrick, Gary, A Population History of the Huron-Petun, A.D. 500–1650. (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xvi, 296 pp. $80.00, isbn 978-0-521-44030-1.)

 

Howe, LeAnne, “Ohoyo Chishba Osh: Woman Who Stretches Way Back,” in Pre-removal Choctaw History: Exploring New Paths, ed. Greg O’Brien, 26–47. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xiv, 265 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3916-6.)


Antebellum

 

Molin, Peter C., “Middling Fiction: Antebellum Magazine Story Style, Substance, and Sensibility” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3276693.


Asian American

 

Junn, Jane, “From Coolie to Model Minority,” Du Bois Review, 4 (September 2007), 355–73.

Leong, Karen J., et al., “Resilient History and the Rebuilding of a Community: The Vietnamese American Community in New Orleans East,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 770–79.

Wang, Joan S., “The Double Burdens of Immigrant Nationalism: The Relationship between Chinese and Japanese in the American West, 1880s–1920s,” Journal of American Ethnic History, 27 (Winter 2008), 28–58.

 

Gupta-Carlson, Himanee, “No Place to Call Home: Remapping America’s ‘Middletown’ from a South Asian Perspective” (University of Hawai‘i, 2007). Order No. DA3264851.

Jin, Yaliang, “Asian American Citizenship through Interracial Relationships” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263100.

Jorae, Wendy Rouse, “The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850–1920” (University of California, Davis, 2007). Order No. DA3280598.

Kim, Hong Man, “Puritanism in the Korea Mission of the Presbyterian Church in the usa and Its Contributions to the Korean Great Revival” (Reformed Theological Seminary, 2007). Order No. DA3265888.

Nam, Jeongsub, “Becoming American in Sam Shepard’s West and Asian American West” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3261998.

Yang, Caroline Hyo Jung, “Reconstruction’s Labor: The Asian Worker in Narratives of U.S. Culture and History, 1890–1930” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3275927.

 

Yoo, David K., and Ruth H. Chung, eds., Religion and Spirituality in Korean America. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03233-2. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07474-5.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

 

Tamagawa, Kathleen, Holy Prayers in a Horse’s Ear: A Japanese American Memoir, ed. Greg Robinson and Elena Tajima Creef. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008. xxxiv, 182 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-8135-4297-3. Paper, $21.95, isbn 978-0-8135-4298-0.)


Business and Economics

 

Bateman, Fred, and Jason E. Taylor, “Public Capital and the State-Level Variation of New Deal Expenditures,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 159–71.

Elfenbein, Jessica I., “Baltimore’s M.S. Levy and Sons: Straw Hat Makers to the World, 1870–1960,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 89–101.

Furman, Jeffrey L., and Megan MacGarvie, “When the Pill Peddlers Met the Scientists: The Antecedents and Implications of Early Collaborations between U.S. Pharmaceutical Firms and Universities,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 133–46.

Gatch, Loren, “Local Money in the United States during the Great Depression,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 47–61.

Hannah, Leslie, “Logistics, Market Size, and Giant Plants in the Early Twentieth Century: A Global View,” Journal of Economic History, 68 (March 2008), 46–79.

Jones, James B., Jr., “Monopoly’s Triumph over Free Market Capitalism and Cartoons: The Midland Railroad Subscription Referendum of September 1887,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Winter 2007), 314–27.

Lauer, Josh, “From Rumor to Written Record: Credit Reporting and the Invention of Financial Identity in Nineteenth-Century America,” Technology and Culture, 49 (April 2008), 301–24.

Richter, Ralf, “Technology and Knowledge Transfer in the Machine Tool Industry—United States and Germany, 1870–1930,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 173–88.

Rifkin, Mark, “Debt and the Transnationalization of Hawai‘I,” American Quarterly, 60 (March 2008), 43–66.

Taylor, Christiane Diehl, “The Worth of Wives: 1950s Corporate America ‘Discovers’ Spousal Social Capital,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 33–46.

 

Blomquist, Roger C., “Wyoming Leather: An Almanac of Wyoming Saddle Businesses and Wyoming Saddlemakers, 1860–1930” (University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2007). Order No. DA3275062.

Casserly, Brian Gerard, “Securing the Sound: The Evolution of Civilian-Military Relations in the Puget Sound Area, 1891–1984” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3265308.

Dickey, Jennifer W., “‘A tough little patch of history’: Atlanta’s Marketplace for ‘Gone with the Wind’ Memory” (Georgia State University, 2007). Order No. DA3278584.

Gray, David Alan, “Visualizing a Classless America: Motivational Campaigns in the Industrial Workplace, 1920–1955” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3280711.

Hobor, George, “Post Industrial Pathways: The Economic Reorganization of the Urban Rust Belt” (University of Arizona, 2007). Order No. DA3266254.

Hong, Sok Chul, “The Health and Economic Burdens of Malaria: The American Case” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3262247.

Jo, Michael, “Spiritual Capitalism: Christianity, Commerce, and Conservatism in Industrial America, 1900–1950” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267277.

Kim, Kyung-ran, “The Effects of Advertising and Publicity on Corporate Reputation and Sales Revenue: 1985–2005” (University of Texas, Austin, 2007). Order No. DA3277536.

Kuziemko, Ilyana Maria, “Essays on Social Factors Related to U.S. Income Inequality” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265014.

MacCaulay, Dendy, “The Importance of Neighborhood Ties: Relocation Decisions after the Chicago Fire of 1871” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3262261.

Ott, Julia Cathleen, “When Wall Street Met Main Street: The Quest for an Investors’ Democracy and the Emergence of the Retail Investor in the United States, 1890–1930” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267395.

Paulett, Robert Edward, “Trading Lives: Mapping the Pathways and Peoples of the Southeastern Deerskin Trade, 1732–1775” (College of William and Mary, 2007). Order No. DA3268808.

Rzeznik, Thomas F., “Spiritual Capital: Religion, Wealth, and Social Status in Industrial Era Philadelphia” (University of Notre Dame, 2006). Order No. DA3265645.

Schreiter, Mark A., “Monopolizing the Wild: A History of the Outfitting Industry in Idaho’s River of No Return Backcountry” (University of Idaho, 2007). Order No. DA3266853.

Troost, William Frank, “Accomplishment and Abandonment: A History of the Freedmen’s Bureau Schools” (University of California, Irvine, 2007). Order No. DA3269641.

Van Horn, Patrick Grady, “The Central Money Market during the Great Contraction of 1929 to 1932: The Behavior of Banks in New York City” (University of California, Irvine, 2007). Order No. DA3273868.

 

Hoig, Stan, The Chouteaus: First Family of the Fur Trade. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008. xii, 337 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8263-4347-5.)

Nolan, Peter, Capitalism and Freedom: The Contradictory Character of Globalisation. (New York: Anthem, 2007. xii, 345 pp. $80.00, isbn 978-1-84331-280-2.)

Samson, Daniel, The Spirit of Industry and Improvement: Liberal Government and Rural-Industrial Society, Nova Scotia, 1790–1862. (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008. x, 432 pp. $85.00, isbn 978-0-7735-3353-0.)

Stronge, William B., The Sunshine Economy: An Economic History of Florida since the Civil War. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xxiv, 334 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-0-8130-3201-6.)


Civil War and Reconstruction

 

Alent’eva, T. V., “Prichiny Grazhdanskoi voiny v SShA v noveishei amerikanskoi istoriografii” (Reasons for the Civil War in the U.S. in the newest American historiography), Novaia i Noveishaia Istoria (Moscow) (no. 5, 2007), 66–79. In Russian.

Dean, Eric T., “‘The Awful Shock and Rage of Battle’: Rethinking the Meaning and Consequences of Combat in the Civil War,” in Battle: The Nature and Consequences of Civil War Combat, ed. Kent Gramm, 92–110. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. xii, 147 pp. $32.50, isbn 978-0-8173-1622-8.)

Evans, Bruce A., “Effects of Battle: Wounds, Death, and Medical Care in the Civil War,” in Battle: The Nature and Consequences of Civil War Combat, ed. Kent Gramm, 67–91. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. xii, 147 pp. $32.50, isbn 978-0-8173-1622-8.)

Ferraro, William M., “A Struggle for Respect: Lew Wallace’s Relationships with Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman after Shiloh,” Indiana Magazine of History, 104 (June 2008), 125–52.

Gallagher, Patrick, “Through Battle, Prison, and Disease: The Civil War Diaries of George Richardson Crosby,” Vermont History, 76 (Winter–Spring 2008), 19–45.

Hartwig, D. Scott, “‘It’s All Smoke and Dust and Noise’: The Face of Battle at Gettysburg,” in Battle: The Nature and Consequences of Civil War Combat, ed. Kent Gramm, 12–66. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. xii, 147 pp. $32.50, isbn 978-0-8173-1622-8.)

Stanton, Michael N., “The Civil War Memoir of Charles Dubois,” Vermont History, 76 (Winter–Spring 2008), 47–61.

 

Brasher, Glenn David, “‘None more meritorious’: African Americans and the Peninsula Campaign of 1862” (University of Alabama, 2007). Order No. DA3270480.

Entel, Rebecca Beth, “The Politics of Comparability: Figuring Common and Uncommon Ground of the Civil War” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007). Order No. DA3278762.

Hébert, Keith Scott, “Civil War and Reconstruction Era Cass/Bartow County, Georgia” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3265502.

Hull, Alice Page Elizabeth, “Lessons in Heritage: Southern Children Inherit the Lost Cause” (University of Mississippi, 2006). Order No. DA3269675.

Jewell, James Robbins, “Left Arm of the Republic: The Department of the Pacific during the Civil War” (West Virginia University, 2006). Order No. DA3276512.

Jones, Gordon L., “‘Gut history’: Civil War Reenacting and the Making of an American Past” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264078.

Knight, Nadine Margaret, “A Lovely Ruin: Sherman’s March in the Literary Imagination” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265006.

Padilla, Jalynn Olsen, “Army of ‘cripples’: Northern Civil War Amputees, Disability, and Manhood in Victorian America” (University of Delaware, 2007). Order No. DA3277826.

Steward, Rodney J., “David Schenck and the Contours of a Confederate Identity” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3273393.

Stratman, Jacob Hadley, “The American Jeremiad in Civil War Literature” (Marquette University, 2006). Order No. DA3263798.

 

Armstrong, Marion V., Jr., Unfurl Those Colors! McClellan, Sumner, and the Second Army Corps in the Antietam Campaign. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. xii, 384 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8173-1600-6.)

Cimbala, Paul A., The Civil War. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xxii, 264 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-0-313-33182-4.) Heavily illustrated.

Dupree, Stephen A., Planting the Union Flag in Texas: The Campaigns of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in the West. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. xvi, 293 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-1-58544-641-4.)

Ecelbarger, Gary, Three Days in the Shenandoah: Stonewall Jackson at Front Royal and Winchester. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xviii, 273 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3886-2.)

Gaines, W. Craig, Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2008. xvi, 231 pp. $35.95, isbn 978-0-8071-3274-6.)

Gallagher, Gary W., Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 274 pp. $28.00, isbn 978-0-8078-3206-6.)

Garrison, Webb, Brady’s Civil War: A Collection of Memorable Civil War Images Photographed by Mathew Brady and His Assistants. (New York: Lyons, 2008. 256 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-1-59921-315-6.) Heavily illustrated.

Greene, A. Wilson, The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign: Breaking the Backbone of the Rebellion. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2008. xviii, 573 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-1-57233-610-0.) Second edition.

LaFantasie, Glenn W., Gettysburg Heroes: Perfect Soldiers, Hallowed Ground. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xvi, 279 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-253-35071-8.)

McGhee, James E., Guide to Missouri Confederate Units, 1861–1865. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2008. xvi, 296 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-1-55728-870-7.)

Mobley, Joe A., Weary of War: Life on the Confederate Home Front. (Westport: Praeger, 2008. xiv, 174 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-275-99202-6.)

Nosworthy, Brent, Roll Call to Destiny: The Soldier’s Eye View of Civil War Battles. (New York: Carroll & Graf, 2008. viii, 342 pp. $27.95, isbn 978-0-7867-1747-7.)

Öfele, Martin W., True Sons of the Republic: European Immigrants in the Union Army. (Westport: Praeger, 2008. xiv, 200 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-275-98422-9.)

Schroeder-Lein, Glenna R., The Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine. (Armonk: Sharpe, 2008. xvi, 421 pp. $95.00, isbn 978-0-7656-1171-0.)

 

Donald, Robert Bruce, Manhood and Patriotic Awakening in the American Civil War: The John E. Mattoon Letters, 1859–1866. (Lanham: Hamilton, 2008. xii, 116 pp. Paper, $22.00, isbn 978-0-7618-3933-0.)

Lee, Jacob F., ed., “An Honorable Position: Joseph Holt’s Letter to Joshua F. Speed on Neutrality and Secession in Kentucky, May 1861,” Ohio Valley History, 7 (Winter 2007), 32–55.


Colonial

 

Galán, Francis Xavier, “Presidio Los Adaes: Worship, Kinship, and Commerce with French Natchitoches on the Spanish-Franco-Caddo-Borderlands, 1721–1773,” Louisiana History, 49 (Spring 2008), 191–208.

 

Jennings, Matthew H., “‘This Country Is Worth the Trouble of Going to War to Keep It’: Cultures of Violence in the American Southeast to 1740” (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007). Order No. DA3269924.

 

Jordan, Don, and Michael Walsh, White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain’s White Slaves in America. (New York: New York University Press, 2007. 320 pp. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-0-8147-4296-9.)

Magasich-Airola, Jorge, and Jean-Marc de Beer, America Magica: When Renaissance Europe Thought It Had Conquered Paradise, trans. Monica Sandor. (New York: Anthem, 2007. xiv, 211 pp. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-1-84331-292-5.) Originally published in French.

 

Mulder, Philip N., ed., Colonial America and the Early Republic. (Aldershot, Eng.: Ashgate, 2007. xxiv, 525 pp. $275.00, isbn 978-0-7546-2613-8.)


Cold War

 

Berg, Manfred, “Black Civil Rights and Liberal Anticommunism: The naacp in the Early Cold War,” Journal of American History, 94 (June 2007), 75–96.


Crime and Violence

Adler, Jeffrey S., “Murder, North and South: Violence in Early-Twentieth-Century Chicago and New Orleans,” Journal of Southern History, 74 (May 2008), 297–324.

Baker, Ronald L., “Creativity and Tradition in Pearl Bryan Legends,” Midwestern Folklore, 33 (Spring 2007), 3–11.

Montagna, Douglas, “‘Choked Him Til His Tongue Protruded’: Violence, the Code of Honor, and Methodist Clergy in the Antebellum Ohio Valley,” Ohio Valley History, 7 (Winter 2007), 15–31.

 

Burch, Traci Renee, “Punishment and Participation: How Criminal Convictions Threaten American Democracy” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3264917.

Galley, Janet McShane, “Infanticide in the American Imagination, 1860–1920” (Temple University, 2007). Order No. DA3268147.

Graber, Jennifer, “Christianity Imprisoned: Religion and the Making of the Penitentiary, 1797–1860” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3264021.

Griffiths, Elizabeth Anne, “The Diffusion of Homicide across Neighbourhoods: A Social Ecological Case Study of Buffalo, New York, 1950–1999” (University of Toronto, Canada, 2007). Order No. DANR28100.

McGuire, Danielle L., “At the Dark End of the Street: Sexualized Violence, Community Mobilization, and the African American Freedom Struggle” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2007). Order No. DA3277307.

Ratliff, John Howard, “‘In hot blood’: White-on-White Lynching and the Privileges of Race in the American South, 1889–1910” (University of Alabama, 2007). Order No. DA3270500.

Richards, Nicole, “Detailing Changes in State Prisons, 1974–2000, and Explaining Social Unrest as a Function of Social Structure, Institutional Characteristics, and Political Context” (Pennsylvania State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266192.

 

Novak, Shannon A., House of Mourning: A Biocultural History of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2008. xx, 226 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-87480-919-0.)

Postma, Johannes, Slave Revolts. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xx, 200 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-313-33854-0.)

Segrave, Kerry, Women and Capital Punishment in America, 1840–1899: Death Sentences and Executions in the United States and Canada. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008. vi, 212 pp. Paper, $39.95, isbn 978-0-7864-3823-5.)

Shmelter, Richard J., Chicago Assassin: The Life and Legend of “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn and the Chicago Beer Wars of the Roaring Twenties. (Nashville: Cumberland House, 2008. 282 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-1-58182-618-0.)


Demography

 

Fussell, Elizabeth, “Constructing New Orleans, Constructing Race: A Population History of New Orleans,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 846–55.

Strait, John B., Gang Gong, and Cherisha N. Williams, “Rubbing Elbows in the Big Easy: The Dynamics of Residential Segregation among Racial and Ethnic Groups in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1990–2000,” Southeastern Geographer, 47 (Nov. 2007), 254–82.


Education

 

Allen, Walter R., et al., “Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Honoring the Past, Engaging the Present, Touching the Future,” Journal of Negro Education, 76 (Summer 2007), 263–80.

Bailey, Lucy E., “Wright-ing White: The Construction of Race in Women’s Nineteenth-Century Didactic Texts,” Journal of Thought, 41 (Winter 2006), 65–81.

Browning, Judkin, “‘Bringing Light to our Land . . . When She was Dark as Night’: Northerners, Freedpeople, and Education during Military Occupation in North Carolina, 1862–1865,” American Nineteenth Century History (London), 9 (March 2008), 1–17.

Carter, Robert L., “Brown’s Legacy: Fulfilling the Promise of Equal Education,” Journal of Negro Education, 76 (Summer 2007), 240–49.

Fazzaro, Charles J., “Freedom of Speech, American Public Education, and Standardized Tests: A Critical Enquiry,” Journal of Thought, 41 (Winter 2006), 11–28.

Foley, Bradley R., and Robert M. Calhoon, “Woodrow Wilson and Political Moderation,” Journal of Presbyterian History, 85 (Fall/Winter 2007), 137–50.

Franklin, V. P., “The Tests Are Written for the Dogs: The Journal of Negro Education, African American Children, and the Intelligence Testing Movement in Historical Perspective,” Journal of Negro Education, 76 (Summer 2007), 216–29.

Holden, Charles J., “‘Patriotism Does Not Mean Stupidity’: Student Antiwar Activism at unc in the 1930s,” North Carolina Historical Review, 85 (Jan. 2008), 29–56.

Johnson, Karen Weiner, “The Weaverland Mennonite Schools and the Negotiation of an Old Order Identity,” Mennonite Quarterly Review, 82 (April 2008), 249–79.

Kim, Nam-Gyun, “Migukeui gugga jeongchaesung, Euigiinga: Yongeo gongyongwharon” (Is America in a national identity crisis? The official English movement), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 26 (Nov. 2007), 191–219. In Korean.

Mohr, Clarence L., “Coming Together (and Falling Apart): Tulane University and H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College in the Postwar Decades,” Louisiana History, 49 (Winter 2008), 53–92.

Moorhead, James H., “Princeton and the Warring Twenties,” Journal of Presbyterian History, 85 (Fall/Winter 2007), 112–25.

Moyer, Diana, “University Speaker Censorship in 1951 and Today: New McCarthyism and Community Relations,” Journal of Thought, 41 (Winter 2006), 29–44.

Noll, Mark, “Princeton in the Revolutionary Era, 1757–1815,” Journal of Presbyterian History, 85 (Fall/Winter 2007), 89–101.

Sautter, John A., “Equity and History: Vermont’s Education Revolution in the Early 1890s,” Vermont History, 76 (Winter–Spring 2008), 1–18.

Swartz, David, “Social Closure in American Elite Higher Education,” Theory and Society (Dordrecht), 37 (August 2008), 409–19.

Wallace, Jon, “The Origins of Public Education in Territorial New Mexico, 1846–1912,” New Mexico Historical Review, 83 (Winter 2008), 57–92.

Wills, Ridley, II, “Highlander Folk School, Grundy County’s ‘Public Nuisance,’” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Winter 2007), 351–69.

Zolotukhin, V. P., “Shkol’naiia reforma v SShA (nachalo XXI veka)” (School reform in the U.S. [The beginning of the twenty-first century]), Novaia i Noveishaia Istoria (Moscow) (no. 6, 2007), 143–55. In Russian.

 

Berman, Elizabeth Popp, “Creating the Market University: Science, the State, and the Economy, 1965–1985” (University of California, Berkeley, 2007). Order No. DA3275345.

Bey, Sharif, “Aaron Douglas and Hale Woodruff: The Social Responsibility and Expanded Pedagogy of the Black Artist” (Pennsylvania State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266076.

Black, Stephen Richard, “The Man with a Plan: Theodore Bilbo’s Adaption of National Progressivism in Mississippi” (University of Southern Mississippi, 2006). Order No. DA3268438.

Busch, Arthelda McNeal, “The Adult Education Activities of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Incorporated, in St. Louis, Missouri” (University of Missouri, St. Louis, 2007). Order No. DA3271303.

Dees, Deidra Suwanee, “Examining the Historical Factors That Shaped the Muscogee Education Movement through the Voices of Four Elders at Poarch Muscogee Nation in Alabama” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3271677.

Fan, Shuhua, “‘Cultural Engineering’: The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Chinese Humanities, 1924–1951” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007). Order No. DA3267818.

Farney, Marsha Lane, “Promoting the Progress of Education: The History of Georgetown Public Schools, 1850–1966” (University of Texas, Austin, 2007). Order No. DA3271367.

Fliss, Susan, “Tool of Acculturation outil de survivance: Education of French Canadians in Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1880–1920” (University of Maine, 2007). Order No. DA3267953.

Gunel, Elvan, “Understanding Muslim Girls’ Experiences in Midwestern School Settings: Negotiating Their Cultural Identities and Interpreting the Social Studies Curriculum” (Ohio State University, 2007). Order No. DA3268920.

Jones-Cole, Peatchola, “Mississippi Freedom Schools: A Response Strategy to the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi” (University of Memphis, 2007). Order No. DA3263705.

Kelly, Hilton Keon, “Jim Crow’s Teachers: Race, Remembering, and the Geopolitics of Teaching in the North Carolina Coastal Plains” (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007). Order No. DA3275748.

Loss, Christopher Perry, “From Democracy to Diversity: The Politics of American Higher Education in the Twentieth Century” (University of Virginia, 2007). Order No. DA3279994.

McCormick, Silas Lee, “Transylvania University: ‘Public’ Higher Education in Kentucky, 1780–1878” (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007). Order No. DA3269973.

Mizell, Linda, “‘Not All Fools and Self-Seekers’: Defining Equal Education for African Americans in the Progressive Era” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3271695.

Moore, Donna Michele, “Turning Points in Library Instruction at the University of South Carolina” (University of South Carolina, 2007). Order No. DA3275285.

Morgan, Michelle Mahealani Klein, “‘A model of womanhood and manhood’: City Teachers in the Far West, 1890–1930” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007). Order No. DA3278802.

Ogline, Jill L., “A Mission to a Mad County: Black Determination, White Resistance, and Educational Crisis in Prince Edward County, Virginia” (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007). Order No. DA3275745.

Schreiber, Rebecca McNulty, “Education for Empire: Manual Labor, Civilization, and the Family in Nineteenth-Century American Missionary Education” (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007). Order No. DA3270021.

Shapiro, Adam R., “Losing the Word: The Scopes Trial, Biology Textbooks, and the Evolution of Biblical Literalism” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3262301.

Steffes, Tracy L., “A New Education for a Modern Age: National Reform, State-Building, and the Transformation of American Schooling, 1890–1933” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3273080.

 

Lefkowitz, Mary, History Lesson: A Race Odyssey. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. vi, 202 pp. $25.00, isbn 978-0-300-12659-4.)

O’Neil, Robert, Academic Freedom in the Wired World: Political Extremism, Corporate Power, and the University. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008. viii, 312 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-0-674-02660-5.)

 

Morse, Scott N., ed., “‘Knowledge Is Power’: The Reverend Grosvenor Clarke Morse’s Thoughts on Free Schools and the Republic during the Civil War,” Kansas History, 31 (Spring 2008), 2–13. Heavily illustrated.


Environment and Natural Resources

 

Dunaway, Finis, “Gas Masks, Pogo, and the Ecological Indian: Earth Day and the Visual Politics of American Environmentalism,” American Quarterly, 60 (March 2008), 67–99.

Flint, Richard, “La Salina of the Estancia Valley, New Mexico: Community Use and Private Ownership, 1830s to 1930s,” New Mexico Historical Review, 83 (Winter 2008), 39–55.

Grasso, Glenn M., “What Appeared Limitless Plenty: The Rise and Fall of the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Halibut Fishery,” Environmental History, 13 (Jan. 2008), 66–91.

Mohr, Clarence L., and Lawrence N. Powell, “Through the Eye of Katrina: The Past as Prologue? An Introduction,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 693–94.

Olson, Sherry, “Downwind, Downstream, Downtown: The Environmental Legacy in Baltimore and Montreal,” Environmental History, 12 (Oct. 2007), 845–66.

White, Paul J., “Troubled Waters: Timbisha Shoshone, Miners, and Dispossession at Warm Spring,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Fall 2007), 5–24.

 

Adkins, Richard D., “The Destruction of the Trinity River, California (1848–1964)” (University of Oklahoma, 2007). Order No. DA3264590.

Bevington, Douglas, “The Rebirth of Environmentalism: Grassroots Activism and the New Conservation Movement, 1989–2004” (University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007). Order No. DA3265700.

Bramwell, Lincoln, “Wilderburbs: Nature, Culture, and the Rise of Rural Development in the Rocky Mountain West, 1960–2000” (University of New Mexico, 2007). Order No. DA3273437.

Clark, Bradley T., “River Restoration and Dam Removal in the American West: An Examination of Policy Change across Political Jurisdictions” (Colorado State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266405.

Di Stefano, Diana L., “Avalanche Country: Nature, Work, and Culture in the Mountain West, 1834–1910” (University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007). Order No. DA3273701.

Freher, Brian, “From Creekology to Geology: Finding and Conserving Oil on the Southern Plains, 1859–1930” (University of Oklahoma, 2004). Order No. DA3270678.

Patzewitsch, Wendy Winborn, “Changing Patterns and Perceptions of Water Use in East Central Texas since the Time of Anglo Settlement” (Texas A&M University, 2007). Order No. DA3270378.

Potts, Dale E., “Woods Voices, Woods Knowledge: Work and Recreation in the Popular Literature of the Northeastern Forest, 1850–1963” (University of Maine, 2007). Order No. DA3267966.

Quintero, Camilo, “Trading in Birds: A History of Science, Economy, and Conservation in U.S.-Columbia Relations” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007). Order No. DA3278804.

Ryan, Teresa Maria, “The Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism” (University of Nevada, Reno, 2007). Order No. DA3280751.

Shin, Moon-ju, “Emily Dickinson’s Ecocentric Pastoralism” (Marquette University, 2007). Order No. DA3263817.

Shulman, Peter Adam, “Empire of Energy: Environment, Geopolitics, and American Technology before the Age of Oil” (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007). Order No. DA0818748.

Smith-Howard, Kendra D., “Perfecting Nature’s Food: A Cultural and Environmental History of Milk in the United States, 1900–1970” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007). Order No. DA3278896.

 

Black, Brian, and Donna L. Lybecker, Great Debates in American Environmental History. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. Vol. 1: xxiv, 347 pp. Vol. 2: xxiv, 319 pp. $175.00, isbn 978-0-313-33930-1.)

Monzote, Reinaldo Funes, From Rainforest Cane Field in Cuba: An Environmental History since 1492, trans. Alex Martin. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xviii, 357 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-8078-3128-1. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5858-5.) Originally published in Spanish.

Power, Max S., America’s Nuclear Wastelands: Politics, Accountability, and Cleanup. (Pullman: Washington State University Press, 2008. xxii, 192 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-87422-295-1.)

Stillman, Deanne, Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. xx, 348 pp. $25.00, isbn 978-0-618-45445-7.)


Ethnicity

 

Campanella, Richard, “An Ethnic Geography of New Orleans,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 704–15.

Fleegler, Robert L., “‘Forget All Differences until the Forces of Freedom Are Triumphant’: The World War II–Era Quest for Ethnic and Religious Tolerance,” Journal of American Ethnic History, 27 (Winter 2008), 59–84.

Janis, Ely M., “Petticoat Revolutionaries: Gender, Ethnic Nationalism, and the Irish Ladies’ Land League in the United States,” Journal of American Ethnic History, 27 (Winter 2008), 5–27.

 

Garcia, Michael Nieto, “Narratives of the Ethnic Self in American Literature: Richard Wright’s ‘Black Boy’ and Richard Rodriguez’s ‘Hunger of Memory,’ ‘Days of Obligation,’ and ‘Brown’” (Cornell University, 2007). Order No. DA3276776.

Guevarra, Rudy P., Jr., “Mexipino: A History of Multiethnic Identity and the Formation of the Mexican and Filipino Communities of San Diego, 1900–1965” (University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007). Order No. DA3272825.

Lohne, Raymond A., “Founded at the Bier of Lincoln: A History of the Germania Club of Chicago, 1865–1986” (University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3274142.

Schoone-Jongen, Robert P., “A Time to Gather, a Time to Scatter: Dutch-American Settlement in Minnesota, 1885–1910” (University of Delaware, 2007). Order No. DA3267141.

 

Louder, Dean, and Eric Waddell, Franco-Amérique (Franco-America). (Sillery: Septentrion, 2008. 378 pp. $39.95, isbn 2894485336.) In French.

Roby, Yves, Histoire d’un rêve brisé? Les Canadiens français aux États-Unis (History of a broken dream? French Canadians in the United States). (Sillery: Septentrion, 2007. 150 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 2894485174.) In French.


Family

 

Seddon, Constance R., “Three Generations of the Family Buszin: Part Two,” Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly, 80 (Winter 2007), 206–25.

 

Cheng, Emily, “Sentimental Journey: Transnational Adoption from China and Post–World War II U.S. Liberalism” (University of California, San Diego, 2007). Order No. DA3263454.

Randall, Kelli V., “Depictions of Marriage: Fictions of Race and Gender in the Age of Realism” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264099.

Williams, Diana Irene, “‘They call it marriage’: The Interracial Louisiana Family and the Making of American Legitimacy” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265126.

 

Mall, Mary, “The Tennesseetown Manuscript Census: A Legacy for Topeka, Kansas, Exoduster Descendants,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly, 96 (March 2008), 53–63.

McAfee, Robert B., “The Life and Times of Robert B. McAfee and His Family and Connections, Part Three,” Kentucky Ancestors, 42 (Spring 2007), 188–202.


Film

 

Harvey, Brian Daniel, “In the Stables of Hollywood: Frank Capra’s Treatment for mgm’s Soviet (1932),” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television (Abingdon), 28 (March 2008), 37–53.

Heffelfinger, Elizabeth, “Foreign Policy, Domestic Fiction: Government-Sponsored Documentaries and Network Television Promote the Marshall Plan at Home,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television (Abingdon), 28 (March 2008), 1–21.

Kuhn, Annette, “The Trouble with Elinor Glyn: Hollywood, Three Weeks, and the British Board of Film Censors,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television (Abingdon), 28 (March 2008), 23–35.

Luconi, Stefano, “Il pregiudizio anti-italiano negli Stati Uniti tra identità etnica e questione razziale” (Anti-Italian prejudice in the United States between ethnic identity and racial issues), in Quei bravi ragazzi: Il cinema italoamericano contemporaneo (Those wiseguys: Contemporary Italian American cinema), ed. Giovanni Spagnoletti and Giuliana Muscio, 36–46. (Venice: Marsilio, 2007. €18.00, isbn 88-317-9265.) In Italian.

Smith, Matthew Wilson, “American Valkyries: Richard Wagner, D. W. Griffith, and the Birth of Classical Cinema,” Modernism/Modernity, 15 (April 2008), 221–42.

Yakin, Orhun, “Death Wish: Hollywood usulü suç ve ceza” (Death Wish: Crime and punishment Hollywood style), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 87–101. In Turkish.

 

Cooling, Chris, “Declarations of Independence: Film and the American Mythology” (University of Southern California, 2007). Order No. DA3262672.

Gonder, Patrick, “Like a Monstrous Jigsaw: Genetics, Evolution, and the Body in the Horror Films of the 1950s” (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2007). Order No. DA3279082.

Kemper, Tom, “Hidden Talent: The Emergence of Hollywood Agents, 1928–1949” (University of Southern California, 2007). Order No. DA3262686.

Lach, Pamella R., “Dancing Dreams: Performing American Identities in Postwar Hollywood Musicals, 1944–1958” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007). Order No. DA3272694.

McBane, Barbara, “Asynchronicities: Sound-Image Disjunctions, Deviant Meanings, and Euro-American Cinema” (University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007). Order No. DA3265748.

Renkus, William A., “American Political Films: 1968–1980” (University of Florida, 2007). Order No. DA3271191.

Simmons, Christopher Edison, “Diffusing Authorship into System: Thomas Harper Ince, the Emergence of the American Feature, and the Incean Society Films, 1911–1924” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3273074.

Sinwell, Sarah E. S., “Fear of a Queer Cinema: Danger, Sex, and Identification in Contemporary American Independent Film” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3264324.

 

McLean, Adrienne L., Dying Swans and Madmen: Ballet, the Body, and Narrative Cinema. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008. xiv, 304 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-8135-4279-9. Paper, $26.95, isbn 978-0-8135-4280-5.)

Spagnoletti, Giovanni, and Giuliana Muscio, eds., Quei bravi ragazzi: Il cinema italoamericano contemporaneo (Those wiseguys: Contemporary Italian American cinema). (Venice: Marsilio, 2007. €18.00, isbn 88-317-9265.) In Italian.


Gay and Lesbian

 

Boyd, Nan Alamilla, “Who Is the Subject? Queer Theory Meets Oral History,” Journal of the History of Sexuality, 17 (May 2008), 177–89.

 

Blair, David Robert, “Examining Stage Theories and the Predisposition to Lead within the Homosexual Community” (University of San Diego, 2007). Order No. DA3266742.

 

Gerstmann, Evan, Same Sex-Marriage and the Constitution. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiv, 231 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-521-88250-7. Paper, $25.99, isbn 978-0-521-70913-2.) Second edition.


Gender, Masculinity, and Femininity

 

Tyler, Pamela, “The Post-Katrina, Semiseparate World of Gender Politics,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 780–88.

Wood, Gregory, “Forty Plus Clubs and White-Collar Manhood during the Great Depression,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 21–31.

 

Branch, Enobong Hannah, “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Black Women, a Century in the Bottom Class, 1860–1960” (University of New York, Albany, 2007). Order No. DA3277243.

Current, Cheris Brewer, “Expanding the ‘Exile Model’: Race, Gender, Resettlement, and Cuban-American Identity, 1959–1979” (Washington State University, 2007). Order No. DA3264394.

Davidson, Megan E., “Transgender Cultural Activism in the U.S.: Sexed Bodies, Gender Identities, Contentious Politics, and Social Change” (State University of New York, Binghamton, 2007). Order No. DA3266784.

Gillin, Kate Fraser Côté, “‘From Eager Lips Came Shrill Hurrahs’: Women, Gender, and Racial Violence in South Carolina, 1865–1900” (College of William and Mary, 2007). Order No. DA3268801.

Meloy, Michael, “Sex Fiends of the Fifties: Intersections of Violence, Sexuality, and Masculinity in the Work of Norman Mailer, William Styron, and Ken Kesey” (University of South Carolina, 2007). Order No. DA3280339.

Padurano, Dominique, “Making American Men: Charles Atlas and the Business of Bodies, 1892–1945” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2007). Order No. DA3277314.

Tayyar, Paul Kareem, “American Father: Musical Realism and the Rejection of Cold War Patriarchy in Ellison, Berryman, Dylan, Springsteen, and Burton” (University of California, Riverside, 2007). Order No. DA3270460.

Thigpen, Jennifer, “‘Obligations of Gratitude’: Gender, Interaction, and Exchange in the Nineteenth-Century Hawaiian Islands” (University of California, Irvine, 2007). Order No. DA3269639.

Troka, Donna Jean, “The Kings of the Midwest: An Oral History of Three Midwestern Drag King Troupes” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264108.

 

Spade, Joan Z., and Catherine G. Valentine, eds., The Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities. (Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2008. xxii, 581 pp. Paper, $59.95, isbn 978-1-4129-5146-3.) Second Edition.


Immigration and Migration

 

Cochrane, Feargal E., “The End of the Affair: Irish Migration, 9/11, and the Evolution of Irish-America,” Nationalism & Ethnic Politics (Abingdon), 13 (Fall 2007), 335–66.

Garroni, Maria Susanna, “Pioniere sempre: Le congregazioni Italiane in Nord America; un’incursione nella storia orale” (Always pioneers: Italian congregations in North America; An oral history incursion), in Per le strade del mondo: Laiche e religiose fra Otto e Novecento (On the roads of the world: Lay and religious life in the eighteenth and nineteenth century), ed. Stefania Bartoloni, 389–414. (Bologna: Mulino, 2007. 456 pp. €33.00, isbn 978-88-15-11431-0.) In Italian.

Gürsel, Bahar, “Kenar mahalleden beyazperdeye: ‘Yeni göç’ dalgasi ve Amerika’daki Italyan göçmenler” (From slums to silver screens: The wave of ‘new emigration’ and America’s Italian immigrants), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 65–74. In Turkish.

Hwang, Hae-Sung, “Migukeui Damunwhajueu: Mingweonundonggwa 1965neyon Imin Gaehyeokbubeui jowoo, grigo yegyeonchi mothaetdeon gyeolgwa” (Multiculturalism in the usa: The unintended consequences of the encounter of the Civil Rights Act with the 1965 Immigration Reform Act), Ewhasahak Yeongu/Ewha Historical Studies (Seoul), 35 (Dec. 2007), 83–106. In Korean.

Kazal, Russell A., “The Lost World of Pennsylvania Pluralism: Immigrants, Regions, and the Early Origins of Pluralist Ideologies in America,” Journal of American Ethnic History, 27 (Spring 2008), 7–42.

Luconi, Stefano, “‘Petites Italies’ ou ‘petites villages’? La dimension spatiale du Campanilismo” (‘Little Italies’ or ‘little villages’? The spatial dimension of Campanilismo), in Les Petites Italies dans le monde (Little Italies around the world), ed. Marie-Claude Blanc-Chaléard, Antonio Bechelloni, Bénédicte Deschamps, Michel Dreyfus, and Eric Vial, 57–71. (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2007. 436 pp. €22.00, isbn 978-2-7535-0443-1.) In French.

Luconi, Stefano, “The Impact of Italy’s Twentieth-Century Wars on Italian Americans’ Ethnic Identity,” Nationalism & Ethnic Politics (Abingdon), 13 (Fall 2007), 465–91.

Tichenor, Daniel J., “Strange Bedfellows: The Politics and Pathologies of Immigration Reform,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 5 (Summer 2008), 39–60.

 

Caravelis, Mary Kokkinidou, “Unbounded Ethnic Communities: The Greek-Canadian Culturescape of South Florida” (University of South Africa, 2006).

Oyangen, Knut, “Immigrant Identities in the Rural Midwest, 1830–1925” (Iowa State University, 2007). Order No. DA3274824.

Robinson, Robert S., “Creating Foreign Policy Locally: Migratory Labor and the Texas Border, 1943–1952” (Ohio State University, 2007). Order No. DA3273207.

 

Blanc-Chaléard, Marie-Claude, et al., eds., Les Petites Italies dans le monde (Little Italies around the world). (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2007. 436 pp. €22.00, isbn 978-2-7535-0443-1.) In French. Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Öfele, Martin W., True Sons of the Republic: European Immigrants in the Union Army. (Westport: Praeger, 2008. xiv, 200 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-275-98422-9.)

Shoptaugh, Terry, “You Have Been Kind Enough to Assist Me”: Herman Stern and the Jewish Refugee Crisis. (Fargo: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 2008. x, 366 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-911042-69-6.)

Wright, Russell O., Chronology of Immigration in the United States. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008. x, 202 pp. Paper, $30.00, isbn 978-0-7864-3627-9.)


Intellectual

 

Akman, Ayhan, “Esitlik çaginda demokrasilerin özgürlük sorunsali: Bireycilik, din ve siyaset üzerine Tocquevilleci bir tartisma” (Problematizing freedoms within democracies in the age of equality: A Tocquevillian discussion on individualism, religion, and politics), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 155–65. In Turkish.

Burns, Dave, “The Soul of Socialism: Christianity, Civilization, and Citizenship in the Thought of Eugene Debs,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 5 (Summer 2008), 83–116.

Codignola, Luca, “Giorgio Spini Americanista” (Giorgio Spini, Americanist), Rivista Storica Italiana (Naples), 119 (2007), 204–44. In Italian.

Ivie, Stanley D., “The Legacy of William James,” Journal of Thought, 41 (Winter 2006), 117–36.

 

Cucu, Sorin Radu, “The Underside of Politics: Postmodernism, Political Mythology, and the Cold War” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3261987.

Eckel, Leslie Elizabeth, “Transatlantic Professionalism: Nineteenth-Century American Writers at Work in the World” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267240.

Farooq, Nihad M., “Sensing Subjects: Ethnographic Modernity from Charles Darwin to Richard Wright” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3264037.

Holbo, Christine Louise, “The Home-Making of Americans: The Invention of Everyday Life in American Literary Realism and Social Science, 1866–1911” (Stanford University, 2007). Order No. DA3267528.

Kafka, Linus Benjamin, “Cosmopolitan Connections: Henry Adams, His Circle, and the Global Gilded Age” (University of California, Los Angeles, 2007). Order No. DA3272318.

Moreno, Michael Paul, “Paving through Paradise: Heterotopic Realms in Suburban American Literature” (University of California, Riverside, 2007). Order No. DA3270447.

Muhovich, Edward A., “The New Technological Man: Constructing Technology, Masculinity, and Realism in the Works of Mark Twain” (University of Denver, 2007). Order No. DA3267989.

Perry, Katherine Denise, “Gender on Paper: Gender Performances in American Women’s Poetry, 1650–Present” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3265516.

Phillips, Christopher Nicholas, “The Uses of the Epic Impulse in American Culture, 1770–1876” (Stanford University, 2007). Order No. DA3267600.

Rohde, Joy Elizabeth, “‘The social scientists’ war’: Expertise in a Cold War Nation” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3271806.

Severson, Christine Kaye, “Living Liminality: A Study of Anne Whitney’s Sculpture, Poetry, and Letters” (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3272103.

Shin, Moon-ju, “Emily Dickinson’s Ecocentric Pastoralism” (Marquette University, 2007). Order No. DA3263817.

Stratman, Jacob Hadley, “The American Jeremiad in Civil War Literature” (Marquette University, 2006). Order No. DA3263798.

Weikle-Mills, Courtney Anne, “The Child Reader and American Literature, 1700–1852” (Ohio State University, 2007). Order No. DA3268910.

 

Huxtable, Ada Louise, Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life. (New York: Penguin, 2004. xx, 251 pp. Cloth, $19.95, isbn 978-0-670-03342-3. Paper, $14.00, isbn 978-0-14-311429-1.)

Kim, Hyung-Gon, Wonchikeui heem (Power of principle). (Seoul: Sallim, 2007. 199 pp. Paper, Won 11,000, isbn 978-89-522-0708-1.) In Korean.

Mullen, Patrick B., The Man Who Adores the Negro: Race and American Folklore. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 210 pp. Cloth, $50.00, isbn 978-0-252-03265-3. Paper, $20.00, isbn 978-0-252-07486-8.)

Price, David H., Anthropological Intelligence: The Deployment and Neglect of American Anthropology in the Second World War. (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. xxii, 370 pp. Cloth, $89.95, isbn 978-0-8223-4219-9. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8223-4237-3.)

Wood, Gordon S., The Purpose of the Past: Reflections on the Uses of History. (New York: Penguin, 2008. 323 pp. $25.95, isbn 978-1-59420-154-7.)

 

Davis, James C., So Far, So Good: A Historian’s Memoirs. (Philadelphia: P. M. Gordon, 2008. x, 148 pp. Paper, $10.00, isbn 978-0-9788636-2-3.)


International Relations

 

Atac, C. Akca, “Bagimsizlik savasçiligindan dünya hükümdarlingina: Amerikan imparatorluk anlayisinin tarihsel gelisimi” (From freedom fightership to global sovereignty: The historical development of the American understanding of imperialism), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 111–26. In Turkish.

Borgwardt, Elizabeth, “’When You State a Moral Principle, You Are Stuck With It’: The 1941 Atlantic Charter as a Human Rights Instrument,” Virginia Journal of International Law, 46 (Spring 2006), 501–62.

Campbell, Wesley J., “James Cole Mountflorence and the Politics of Diplomacy,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Fall 2007), 210–35. Heavily illustrated.

Cohn, Deborah, “Combatting Anti-Americanism during the Cold War: Faulkner, the State Department, and Latin America,” Mississippi Quarterly, 59 (Summer–Fall 2006), 395–413.

Cook, Philip C., “Le Grand Charles, Delasoups, and Uncle Earl: De Gaulle’s Visit to New Orleans,” Louisiana History, 49 (Winter 2008), 5–20.

Heiss, Mary Ann, “Colonialism and the Atlantic Alliance: Anglo-American Perspectives at the United Nations, 1945–1963,” in nato and the Warsaw Pact: Intrabloc Conflicts, ed. Mary Ann Heiss and S. Victor Papacosma, 25–42. (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2008. xvi, 244 pp. $55.00, isbn 978-0-87338-936-5.)

Iatrides, John O., “Failed Rampart: nato’s Balkan Front,” in nato and the Warsaw Pact: Intrabloc Conflicts, ed. Mary Ann Heiss and S. Victor Papacosma, 58–74. (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2008. xvi, 244 pp. $55.00, isbn 978-0-87338-936-5.)

Locher, Anna, and Christian Nuenlist, “Containing the French Malaise? The Role of nato’s Secretary General, 1958–1968,” in nato and the Warsaw Pact: Intrabloc Conflicts, ed. Mary Ann Heiss and S. Victor Papacosma, 75–90. (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2008. xvi, 244 pp. $55.00, isbn 978-0-87338-936-5.)

Rotter, Andrew Jon, “The Religious Typology of American Foreign Relations,” Nanzan Review of American Studies (Nagoya), 29 (2007), 23–37.

Schmidt-Nowara, Christopher, “Spanish Origins of American Empire: Hispanism, History, and Commemoration, 1898–1915,” International History Review (Burnaby), 30 (March 2008), 32–51.

Terachi, Koji, “‘Every War Must End’ or Ending a Quagmire for the United States: Laos, Vietnam and . . .,” Nanzan Review of American Studies (Nagoya), 29 (2007), 133–49.

Várdy, Steven, “Louis Kossuth: A Celebrated, Disillusioned Hungarian Revolutionary’s Visit to Pittsburgh in 1852,” Western Pennsylvania History, 91 (Spring 2008), 18–31. Heavily illustrated.

 

Anderson, Mark Christian, “Capability Theory and the United Nations in the Decade after the End of the Cold War” (University of Idaho, 2007). Order No. DA3265574.

Cerami, Joseph R., “Policy Innovation and Public Leadership: The Clinton Administration’s Counterproliferation Policy Initiative” (Pennsylvania State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266082.

Chapman, Terrance L., “Information and Institutional Legitimacy: The un Security Council, Regional Organizations, and State Behavior” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264063.

Cheng, Emily, “Sentimental Journey: Transnational Adoption from China and Post–World War II U.S. Liberalism” (University of California, San Diego, 2007). Order No. DA3263454.

Demsky, Jeffrey Scott, “Going Public in Support: American Discursive Opposition to Nazi Anti-Semitism, 1933–1944” (University of Florida, 2007). Order No. DA3271125.

Fan, Shuhua, “‘Cultural Engineering’: The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Chinese Humanities, 1924–1951” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007). Order No. DA3267818.

Gerhardt, Hannes, “The Geopolitics of Distant Suffering: U.S. Government and Faith-Based Responses to ‘Genocide’ in Sudan” (University of Arizona, 2007). Order No. DA3267826.

Graham, Angela, “‘A Colossus and a Conundrum’: Canada, the United States, and Canadian China Policy, 1942–1970” (McMaster University, Canada, 2007). Order No. DANR36042.

Kim, Chang Young, “A Historiographic Study of the Missiological Contribution of the American Presbyterian Missions and Its Correlation to the Missions of the Korean Presbyterian Church” (Reformed Theological Seminary, 2007). Order No. DA3265887.

Lynes, Krista Geneviève, “Imaging Boundaries: Video, Gender, and the Politics of Visibility” (University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007). Order No. DA3265726.

Mitoma, Glenn Tatsuya, “Globalizing Rights: Defining, Declaring, and Denying Human Rights in the Age of American Hegemony, 1939–1955” (Claremont Graduate University, 2007). Order No. DA3268253.

Nemeth, Tammy Lynn, “Canada–United States Oil and Gas Relations, 1958 to 1974” (University of British Columbia, Canada, 2007). Order No. DANR31897.

Pasquale, Charles D., “Pivotal Deterrence and U.S. Security Policy in the Taiwan Strait” (Old Dominion University, 2007). Order No. DA3264827.

Petrova, Velina P., “The Marshall Plan Is Dead, Long Live Foreign Aid: The Shape of Foreign Development Assistance after WW II” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264095.

Rubenzer, Trevor, “Examining the Impact of Ethnic Minority Groups on U.S. Foreign Policy” (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2007). Order No. DA3262940.

Shulman, Peter Adam, “Empire of Energy: Environment, Geopolitics, and American Technology before the Age of Oil” (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007). Order No. DA0818748.

Smith, Eric R., “Anti-Fascism, the United Front, and Spanish Republican Aid in the United States, 1936–1940” (University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3267047.

Walcher, Dustin Alan, “Missionaries of Modernization: The United States, Argentina, and the Liberal International Order, 1958–1963” (Ohio State University, 2007). Order No. DA3275186.

 

Del Pero, Mario, Libertà e impero: Gli Stati Uniti e il mondo, 1776–2006 (Freedom and empire: The U.S. and the world, 1776–2006). (Rome–Bari: Laterza, 2008. 599 pp. €26.00, isbn 978-88-420-7438-0.) In Italian.

Galgani, Pier Francesco, America Latina e Stati Uniti: Dalla dottrina Monroe ai rapporti tra G.W. Bush e Chavez (Latin America and the United States: From the Monroe Doctrine to the relations between G. W. Bush and Chavez). (Milan: Angeli, 320 pp. €16.00, isbn 884648875X.) In Italian.

Gallagher, Charles R., Vatican Secret Diplomacy: Joseph P. Hurley and Pope Pius XII. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. xii, 283 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-0-300-12134-6.)

Heiss, Mary Ann, and S. Victor Papacosma, eds., nato and the Warsaw Pact: Intrabloc Conflicts. (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2008. xvi, 244 pp. $55.00, isbn 978-0-87338-936-5.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Henriksen, Thomas H., American Power after the Berlin Wall. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. viii, 250 pp. $74.95, isbn 978-0-230-60094-2.)

Hess, Gary R., Vietnam: Explaining America’s Lost War. (Oxford, Eng.: Blackwell, 2008. xii, 218 pp. Cloth, $84.95, isbn 978-1-4051-2527-7. Paper, $35.00, isbn 978-1-4051-2528-4.)

Izzo, Donatella, Giorgio Mariani, and Paola Zaccaria, eds., American Solitudes: Individual, National, Transnational. (Rome: Carocci, 2007. 452 pp. €37.00, isbn 978-88-430-4433-7.)

Kim, Deok-Ho, and Yong-Jin Won, eds., Americanization: Haebang yihoo Hangukeseoeui migukwha (The Americanization of South Korean society after 1945). (Seoul: Peureunyeoksa, 2008. 463 pp. Paper, Won 20,000, isbn 978-89-91510-67-8.) In Korean.

Marshall, P. J., The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America, c. 1750–1783. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. x, 398 pp. Cloth, $55.00, isbn 978-0-19-927895-4. Paper, $37.95, isbn 978-0-19-922666-5.) Originally published in 2005.

Moss, Kenneth B., Undeclared War and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy. (Washington: Woodrow Wilson Center, 2008. xviii, 298 pp. Cloth, $60.00, isbn 978-0-8018-8856-4. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-0-8018-8857-1.)

Nichols, Thomas M., Eve of Destruction: The Coming Age of Preventive War. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. xiv, 171 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8122-4066-5.)

Palmer, Michael A., The Last Crusade: Americanism and the Islamic Reformation. (Dulles: Potomac, 2007. x, 273 pp. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-1-59797-062-4.)

Rossini, Daniela, Woodrow Wilson and the American Myth in Italy: Culture, Diplomacy, and War Propaganda, trans. Antony Shugaar. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008. xii, 263 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-674-02824-1.) Originally in Italian.

Schulz, William F., ed., The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. viii, 314 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-8122-4111-2.)

Serfaty, Simon, Architects of Delusion: Europe, America, and the Iraq War. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. 172 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-8122-4060-3.)

Thompson, John Herd, and Stephen J. Randall, Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies. (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008. 424 pp. Paper, $29.95, isbn 0773533982.) Fourth Edition.

Wenger, Andreas, Vojtech Mastny, and Christian Nuenlist, Origins of the European Security System: The Helsinki Process Revisited, 1965–1975. (New York: Routledge, 2008. 288 pp. $140.00, isbn 9780415433877.)

Ziemann, Benjamin, ed., Peace Movements in Western Europe, Japan, and the usa during the Cold War. (Essen: Klartext, 2008. 286 pp. Paper, €29.90, isbn 978-3-89861-763-5.)

 

Engel, Jeffrey A., ed., The China Diary of George H. W. Bush: The Making of a Global President. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. xxxii, 544 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-691-13006-4.)

Geyer, David C., ed., Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, vol. 40: Germany and Berlin, 1969–1972. (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 2007. xxxii, 1142 pp. $71.00, isbn 978-0-16-079016-4.)

Miller, James E., Douglas E. Selvage, and Laurie Van Hook, eds., Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, vol. 29: Eastern Europe; Eastern Mediterranean, 1969–1972. (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 2007. xliv, 1160 pp. $71.00, isbn 978-0-16-079018-8.)

Nickles, David P., ed., Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, vol. 28: China, 1973–1976. (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 2007. xxxii, 1002 pp. $68.00, isbn 978-0-16-077110-1.)

Selvage, Douglas E., ed., Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, vol. 39: European Security, 1969–1976. (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 2007. xxxviii, 1131 pp. $71.00, isbn 978-0-16-077109-5.)

Wilkowski, Jean M., Abroad for Her Country: Tales of a Pioneer Woman Ambassador in the U.S. Foreign Service. (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008. xii, 352 pp. $30.00, isbn 978-0-268-04413-8.)


Jewish

 

Friedman, Joan S., “The Making of a Reform Rabbi: Solomon B. Freehof from Childhood to Hebrew Union College,” American Jewish Archives Journal, 58 (nos. 1–2, 2006), 1–49.

Seller, Maxine S., “Americans Who Became Israelis: Early Olim (1948–1963) Look Back,” American Jewish Archives Journal, 58 (nos. 1–2, 2006), 79–102.

Zollman, Joellyn Wallen, “The Gifts of the Jews: Ideology and Material Culture in the American Synagogue Gift Shop,” American Jewish Archives Journal, 58 (nos. 1–2, 2006), 51–77.

 

Ribak, Gil, “‘What the American can do in his anger’: The Images of Gentiles among the Jewish Immigrants in New York City, 1890–1920” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007). Order No. DA3278752.

 

Schechter, Joel, Messiahs of 1933: How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008. viii, 295 pp. $37.50, isbn 978-1-59213-872-2.)


Labor and Working Class

 

Devinatz, Victor, “A Cold War at International Harvester: The Schachtmanites and the Farm Equipment Workers Union’s Demise, 1946–1955,” Science & Society, 72 (April 2008), 182–207.

Honey, Michael, “Forty Years since King: Labor Rights are Human Rights,” oah Magazine of History, 22 (April 2008), 18–21.

Horowitz, Roger, “‘That Was a Dirty Job!’ Technology and Workplace Hazards in Meatpacking over the Long Twentieth Century,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 5 (Summer 2008), 13–25.

McCall, Phil, “‘We Had to Stick Together’: Individual Preferences, Collective Struggle, and the Formation of Social Consciousness,” Science & Society, 72 (April 2008), 147–81.

Quirke, Carol, “Reframing Chicago’s Memorial Day Massacre, May 30, 1937,” American Quarterly, 60 (March 2008), 129–57.

Schultz, Kevin M., “The fepc and the Legacy of the Labor-Based Civil Rights Movement of the 1940s,” Labor History, 49 (Feb. 2008), 71–92.

Stapleford, Thomas A., “Defining a ‘Living Wage’ in America: Transformations in Union Wage Theories, 1870–1930,” Labor History, 49 (Feb. 2008), 1–22.

 

Uchimura, Kazuko, “Miners without Unions: Work and Labor Relations in West Virginia’s Smokeless Coalfields, 1873–1935” (Georgetown University, 2007). Order No. DA3271068.

Vaughan, Rob, “The Workers’ Paradise: Edward Bellamy and the ‘Labor Question,’ 1888–1898” (University of Hawai‘i, 2007). Order No. DA3264883.

Wilk, Daniel Levinson, “Cliff Dwellers: Modern Service in New York City, 1800–1945” (Duke University, 2005). Order No. DA3269758.

 

Hapke, Laura, Labor’s Canvas: American Working-Class History and the wpa Art of the 1930s. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. xii, 301 pp. $69.99, isbn 978-1-84718-415-3.)

 

National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners, ed., Harlan Miners Speak: Report on Terrorism in the Kentucky Coal Fields. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. xii, 348 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8131-9187-4.) Originally published in 1932. New introduction by John C. Hennen.

Van Arsdale, David, “The Recasualization of Blue-Collar Workers: Industrial Temporary Help Work’s Impact on the Working Class,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 5 (Spring 2008), 75–99.


Legal and Constitutional

 

Bogen, David S., “Why the Supreme Court Lied in Plessy,Villanova Law Review, 52 (no. 3, 2007), 411–70.

Borgwardt, Elizabeth, “’When You State a Moral Principle, You Are Stuck With It’: The 1941 Atlantic Charter as a Human Rights Instrument,” Virginia Journal of International Law, 46 (Spring 2006), 501–62.

Bracknell, Robert Gray, “Real Facts, ‘Magic Language,’ the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, and Constitutional Authority to Commit Forces to War,” New England Journal of International and Comparative Law, 13 (Spring 2007), 167–240.

Casas, Martha, “An Historical Analysis of the United States Supreme Court and Its Adjudication of Gong Lum v. Price (1927) and Keyes v. Denver School District No. 1 (1973),” Journal of Thought, 41 (Winter 2006), 83–102.

Chadsey, Mark J., “Thomas Jefferson and the Establishment Clause,” Akron Law Review, 40 (no. 4, 2007), 623–46.

Cornell, Saul, “The Original Meaning of Original Understanding: A Neo-Blackstonian Critique,” Maryland Law Review, 67 (no. 1, 2007), 150–65.

Creel, Von Russell, “Challenge and Opportunity: The First Year of the United States Court for the Indian Territory,” Oklahoma City University Law Review, 30 (Summer 2005), 295–310.

Currie, David P., “The Reconstruction Congress,” University of Chicago Law Review, 75 (Winter 2008), 383–495.

Dehejia, Rajeev, and Adriana Lleras-Muney, “Financial Development and Pathways of Growth: State Branching and Deposit Insurance Laws in the United States, 1900–1940,” Journal of Law & Economics, 50 (May 2007), 239–72.

Dueholm, James A., “Lincoln’s Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus: An Historical and Constitutional Analysis,” Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, 29 (Summer 2008), 47–66.

Gilmore, Glenda, “Before Brown: Pauli Murray and the Desegregation of Higher Education,” Rutgers Race & the Law Review, 6 (no. 2, 2004), 247–63.

Goldstein, Leslie Friedman, “Slavery and the Marshall Court: Preventing ‘Oppressions of the Minor Party?,’” Maryland Law Review, 67 (no. 1, 2007), 166–99.

Howard, A. E. Dick, “The Bridge at Jamestown: The Virginia Charter of 1606 and Constitutionalism in the Modern World,” University of Richmond Law Review, 82 (Sept. 2007), 9–36.

Hunt, Cecil J., II, “No Right to Respect: Dred Scott and the Southern Honor Culture,” New England Law Review, 42 (Fall 2007), 79–108.

Jones, Robert L., “Finishing a Friendly Argument: The Jury and the Historical Origins of Diversity Jurisdiction,” New York University Law Review, 82 (Oct. 2007), 997–1101.

Kielbowicz, Richard B., “The Law and Mob Law in Attacks on Antislavery Newspapers, 1833–1860,” Law & History Review, 24 (Fall 2006), 559–99.

Kousser, J. Morgan, “The Strange, Ironic Career of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, 1965–2007,” Texas Law Review, 86 (Feb. 2007), 667–775.

Kunesh, Patrice H., “Borders beyond Borders—Protecting Essential Tribal Relations Off Reservation under the Indian Child Welfare Act,” New England Law Review, 42 (Fall 2007), 15–78.

Lelli, Barbara, and David E. Harris, “Seal Bounty and Seal Protection Laws in Maine, 1872 to 1972: Historic Perspectives on a Current Controversy,” Natural Resources Journal, 46 (Fall 2006), 881–924.

Lozano, Rosina A., “Brown’s Legacy in the West: Pasadena Unified School District’s Federally Mandated Desegregation,” Southwestern University Law Review, 36 (no. 2, 2007), 257–90.

Mashaw, Jerry L., “Reluctant Nationalists: Federal Administration and Administrative Law in the Republican Era, 1801–1829,” Yale Law Journal, 116 (June 2007), 1636–1740.

McDowell, James L., “The Orange-Ballot Election: The 1964 Illinois At-Large Vote—And After,” Journal of Illinois History, 10 (Winter 2007), 289–314.

Mnookin, Jennifer L., “Idealizing Science and Demonizing Experts: An Intellectual History of Expert Evidence,” Villanova Law Review, 52 (no. 4, 2007), 763–801.

Moore, Toby, “Georgia v. Ashcroft, the Voting Rights Act, and Narratives of Change and Continuity in the American South,” Southeastern Geographer, 47 (May 2007), 55–70.

Mossoff, Adam, “Patents as Constitutional Private Property: The Historical Protection of Patents under the Takings Clause,” Boston University Law Review, 87 (June 2007), 689–724.

Natelson, Robert G., “The Founders’ Hermeneutic: The Real Original Understanding of Original Intent,” Ohio State Law Journal, 68 (no. 5, 2007), 1239–1305.

Novak, Michael, and Jana Novak, “Washington’s God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country,” Mississippi College Law Review, 27 (no. 1, 2007–2008), 105–40.

Owen, Dave, “Law, Environmental Dynamism, Reliability: The Rise and Fall of calfed,” Environmental Law, 37 (Fall 2007), 1145–1215.

Parker, Kunal M., “Context in History and Law: A Study of the Late Nineteenth-Century American Jurisprudence of Custom,” Law & History Review, 24 (Fall 2006), 473–518.

Rees, Charles A., “Remarkable Evolution: The Early Constitutional History of Maryland,” University of Baltimore Law Review, 36 (Winter 2006), 217–70.

Romero, Tom I., II, “War of a Much Different Kind: Poverty and the Possessive Investment in Color in the Multiracial 1960s United States,” Chicana/o-Latina/a Law Review, 26 (Spring 2006), 69–85.

Roots, Roger I., “The Orphaned Right: The Right to Travel by Automobile, 1890–1950,” Oklahoma City University Law Review, 30 (Summer 2005), 245–69.

Savage, James, “Born on Bourbon Street: Jim Garrison’s French Quarters Fracas and the Shady Origins of a First Amendment Milestone, 1962–1964,” Louisiana History, 49 (Spring 2008), 133–62.

Scott, Rebecca J., “The Atlantic World and the Road to Plessy vs. Ferguson,Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 726–33.

Slonim, Shlomo, “Federalist No. 78 and Brutus’s Neglected Thesis on Judicial Supremacy,” Constitutional Commentary, 23 (Spring 2006), 7–31.

Tsesis, Alexander, “Freedom to Integrate: A Desegregationist Perspective on the Thirteenth Amendment,” University of Toledo Law Review, 38 (Spring 2007), 791–808.

Wildenthal, Bryan H., “Nationalizing the Bill of Rights: Revisiting the Original Understanding of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1866–67,” Ohio State Law Journal, 68 (no. 6, 2007), 1509–1625.

Yablon, Marcia, “The Prohibition Hangover: Why We Are Still Feeling the Effects of Prohibition,” Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, 13 (Spring 2006), 552–95.

 

Farnell, Daniel Reese, Jr., “Alabama Courts and the Administration of Slavery, 1820–1860” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3265498.

Parker, Kunal Madhukar, “Custom and History: Common Law Thought and the Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America” (Princeton University, 2007). Order No. DA3267420.

Sehat, David, “The American Moral Establishment: Religion and Liberalism in the Nineteenth Century” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007). Order No. DA3272547.

 

Dunn, Joshua M., Complex Justice: The Case of Missouri v. Jenkins. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xii, 226 pp. $37.50, isbn 978-0-8078-3139-7.)

Ely, James W., Jr., and Bradley G. Bond, eds., The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, vol. 10: Law and Politics. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xx, 432 pp. Cloth, $39.95, isbn 978-0-8078-3205-9. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5884-4.)

Gerstmann, Evan, Same Sex-Marriage and the Constitution. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiv, 231 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-521-88250-7. Paper, $25.99, isbn 978-0-521-70913-2.) Second edition.

LaFollette, Marcel Chotkowski, Reframing Scopes: Journalists, Scientists, and Lost Photographs from the Trial of the Century. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. xvi, 172 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-7006-1568-1.) Heavily illustrated.

Rosenberg, Gerald N., The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring about Social Change? (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xiv, 525 pp. Cloth, $50.00, isbn 978-0-226-72670-0. Paper, $20.00, isbn 978-0-226-72671-7.) Second edition.

Spitzer, Robert J., Saving the Constitution from Lawyers: How Legal Training and Law Reviews Distort Constitutional Meaning. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. x, 195 pp. Cloth, $85.00, isbn 978-0-521-89696-2. Paper, $27.99, isbn 978-0-521-72172-1.)


Latino/a

 

Büken, Güriz, “Quetzalquatl soyunun Yasayakalisi: Atzlán’dan Frontera’ya Mejicanolardan Meksika kökenli Amerikalilara” (Quetzalquatl descent of Yasayakalisi? From Atzlan to Frontera, from the Mejicano to the Mexican American), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 11–34. In Turkish.

Flores, Lori A., “A Community of Limits and the Limits of Community: maldef’s Chicana Rights Project, Empowering the ‘Typical Chicana,’ and the Question of Civil Rights, 1974–1983,” Journal of American Ethnic History, 27 (Spring 2008), 81–110.

 

Barboza, Gia Elise, “A Latent Class Analysis of Latino Political Assimilation” (Michigan State University, 2007). Order No. DA3264134.

Barrera, Baldemar James, “‘We want better education!’: The Chicano Student Movement for Educational Reform in South Texas, 1968–1970” (University of New Mexico, 2007). Order No. DA3268526.

Behnken, Brian David, “Fighting Their Own Battles: Blacks, Mexican Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas” (University of California, Davis, 2007). Order No. DA3280559.

Lopez-Crowley, Lynne A., “Representation and Characterization of Mexican American Characters in Newberry Book Medal Winners, 1922–2006” (University of Denver, 2007). Order No. DA3267985.

Padilla, Laura Kathleen, “Land of Enchantment, Land of Mi Chante: Four Arguments in New Mexican Literature” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3263496.

Ramírez, Daniel, “Migrating Faiths: A Social and Cultural History of Pentecostalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands” (Duke University, 2005). Order No. DA3265226.

 

Chasteen, John Charles, Americanos: Latin America’s Struggle for Independence. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xxii, 218 pp. $28.00, isbn 978-0-19-517881-4.)

del Castillo, Richard Griswold, ed., Chicano San Diego: Cultural Space and the Struggle for Justice. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2007. xii, 300 pp. Paper, $29.95, isbn 978-0-8165-2568-3.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Rogler, Lloyd H., Barrio Professors: Tales of Naturalistic Research. (Walnut Creek, Calif.: Left Coast, 2008. 174 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-1-59874-114-8. Paper, $21.95, isbn 978-1-59874-115-5.)

 

MacDonald, Victoria-María, Latino Education in the United States: A Narrated History from 1513–2000. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. xii, 365 pp. Cloth, $95.00, isbn 1-4039-6086-0. Paper, $31.95, isbn 1-4039-6087-9.)


Mass Communications

 

Lippmann, Stephen, “The Institutional Context of Industry Consolidation: Radio Broadcasting in the United States, 1920–1934,” Social Forces, 86 (Dec. 2007), 467–95.

 

Cain, Brett Butler, “Contempt by Publication in Nineteenth-Century America” (University of Alabama, 2007). Order No. DA3270484.

Clark, Jennifer Susanne, “Mapping Feminism: Representing Women’s Liberation in 1970s Popular Media” (University of Southern California, 2007). Order No. DA3262767.

Feldges, Benedikt, “Kaleidoscopic Signs and Hyperreal Icons: The Genesis of a National Visual Language on American Television” (University of Toronto, Canada, 2005). Order No. DANR27742.

Huntsberger, Michael William, “The Emergence of Community Radio in the United States: A Historical Examination of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, 1970 to 1990” (University of Oregon, 2007). Order No. DA3276058.

Lynes, Krista Geneviève, “Imaging Boundaries: Video, Gender, and the Politics of Visibility” (University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007). Order No. DA3265726.


Material Culture and Architecture

 

Bergengren, Charles, “The Physical Thing Itself: The Architectural/Stylistic/Material Aspects of the Gemberling-Rex Tavern/House,” Pennsylvania History, 75 (Winter 2008), 91–118.

Evans, Caroline, “Jean Patou’s American Mannequins: Early Fashion Shows and Modernism,” Modernism/Modernity, 15 (April 2008), 243–63.

Falk, Cynthia G., “Personal History for the Visiting Public,” Pennsylvania History, 75 (Winter 2008), 54–66.

Kingsley, Karen, “New Orleans Architecture: Building Renewal,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 716–25.

Leslie, Thomas, “‘As Large as the Situation of the Columns Would Allow’: Building Cladding and Plate Glass in the Chicago Skyscraper, 1885–1905,” Technology and Culture, 49 (April 2008), 399–419.

Lucic, Karen, and Bruce Bernstein, “In Pursuit of the Ceremonial: The Laboratory of Anthropology’s ‘Master Collection’ of Zuni Pottery,” Journal of the Southwest, 50 (Spring 2008), 1–102.

Siry, Joseph M., “The Architecture of Earthquake Resistance: Julius Kahn’s Truscon Company and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 67 (March 2008), 78–105.

Wenger, Diane E., “Reading the Gemberling-Rex House: The Historical Evidence,” Pennsylvania History, 75 (Winter 2008), 67–85.

 

Bunn-Marcuse, Kathryn B., “Precious Metals: Silver and Gold Bracelets from the Northwest Coast” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA0818432.

Hays, Johanna, “Louise Blanchard Bethune: Architect Extraordinaire and First American Woman Architect, Practiced in Buffalo, New York (1881–1905)” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3273360.

Horvath, Arlene D., “Table Furnishings and Foodways, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1800–1860: Beyond the Biological Imperative” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3260917.

Keller, Patricia J., “The Quilts of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: Production, Context, and Meaning, 1750–1884” (University of Delaware, 2007). Order No. DA3267176.

Szczesny-Adams, Christy M., “Cosmopolitan Design in the Upper Midwest: The Nineteenth-Century Architecture of Edward Townsend Mix” (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007). Order No. DA3263509.

Walker, William S., “A Living Exhibition: The Smithsonian, Folklife, and the Making of the Modern Museum” (Brandeis University, 2007). Order No. DA3274388.

 

Allaback, Sarah, The First American Woman Architects. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xiv, 265 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-252-03321-6.)

Conzen, Michael P., and Diane Dillon, Mapping Manifest Destiny: Chicago and the American West. (Chicago: Newberry Library, 2007. 119 pp. Paper, $27.95, isbn 978-0-911028-81-2.)

Huxtable, Ada Louise, Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life. (New York: Penguin, 2004. xx, 251 pp. Cloth, $19.95, isbn 978-0-670-03342-3. Paper, $14.00, isbn 978-0-14-311429-1.)

Paradis, Thomas W., ed., The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Homes through American History. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. Vol. 1: xii, 291 pp. Vol. 2: xiv, 526 pp. Vol. 3: xvi, 353 pp. Vol. 4: xiv, 564 pp. $399.95/set, isbn 978-0-313-33496-2/set.)

Peterson, Fred W., Homes in the Heartland: Balloon Frame Farmhouses of the Upper Midwest. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. xii, 296 pp. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8166-5353-9.) Heavily illustrated. Originally published in 1992.


Medicine

 

McKiven, Henry M., Jr., “The Political Construction of a Natural Disaster: The Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1853,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 734–42.

 

Chepaitis, Amy E., “Beyond the Rhetoric: What Are ‘True’ Public Private Partnerships? An Exploratory Study of Strategic Intent, Form, and Function in Healthcare ppps in New York State” (New York University, 2007). Order No. DA3265448.

Dudley, Anú King, “What Was in the Doctor’s Bag: A Material Culture Study of the Performance of Medicine in Antebellum New England” (University of Maine, 2007). Order No. DA3267951.

Garcia, Angela N., “The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Absolution along the Río Grande” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3264961.

Hong, Sok Chul, “The Health and Economic Burdens of Malaria: The American Case” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3262247.

Kinder, John Matthew, “Encountering Injury: Modern War and the Problem of the Wounded Soldier” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263109.

Lawrence, Sarah Raphael, “On Their Own Terms: African Americans and Birth Control in the Rural South, 1900–1942” (Pennsylvania State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266149.

Luna, Marcos, “The Biomedicalization of Public Health and the Marginalization of the Environment: A Policy History from the Environment to the Hospital and Back Again” (University of Delaware, 2007). Order No. DA3267192.

Marshall, Tabitha, “The Health of the British Soldier in America, 1775–1781” (McMaster University, Canada, 2006). Order No. DANR28244.

Patel, Sejal S., “The Eclipse of the Community Study: The Roseto Study in Historical Context” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3271797.

Pollock, Anne, “Medicating Race: Heart Disease and Durable Preoccupations with Difference” (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007). Order No. DA0818739.

Tousignant, Noémi R., “Pain and the Pursuit of Objectivity: Pain-Measuring Technologies in the United States, c. 1890–1975” (McGill University, Canada, 2006). Order No. DANR27851.

White, Paul W., “Kennedy General Hospital: Its Impact on Memphis in War and Peace” (University of Memphis, 2007). Order No. DA3263718.

 

Schroeder-Lein, Glenna R., The Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine. (Armonk: Sharpe, 2008. xvi, 421 pp. $95.00, isbn 978-0-7656-1171-0.)

Talley, Colin L., A History of Multiple Sclerosis. (Westport: Praeger, 2008. xviii, 201 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-275-99788-5.)


Migration/Migrant

 

Junn, Jane, “From Coolie to Model Minority,” Du Bois Review, 4 (September 2007), 355–73.


Military

Eliassen, Meredith, “A Soldier’s Dilemma: Francis R. Shunk’s Account for the Battle of Baltimore, 1814,” Maryland Historian, 31 (Fall 2007), 66–80.

Guglielmo, Mark, “The Contribution of Economists to Military Intelligence during World War II,” Journal of Economic History, 68 (March 2008), 109–50.

Jelsma, Sherry K., “The Making of Imperishable Honor: Charles S. Todd in the War of 1812,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, 105 (Spring 2007), 195–227. Heavily illustrated.

Kuzmarov, Jeremy, “The Myth of the ‘Addicted Army’: Drug Use in Vietnam in Historical Perspective,” War & Society (Dunrooten), 26 (Oct. 2007), 121–41.

Markel, Wade, “The Limits of American Generalship: The jcs’s Strategic Advice in Early Cold War Crises,” Parameters, 38 (Spring 2008), 16–29.

 

Casserly, Brian Gerard, “Securing the Sound: The Evolution of Civilian-Military Relations in the Puget Sound Area, 1891–1984” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3265308.

Cousineau, Stephanie, “Ruthless War: A Comparative Analysis of German and American ‘Unrestricted’ Submarine Warfare in the Second World War” (University of Calgary, Canada, 2007). Order No. DANR33792.

Deaile, Melvin G., “The sac Mentality: The Origins of Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946–1962” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007). Order No. DA3272762.

Fajardo, Margaret A., “Comparing War Stories: Literature by Vietnamese Americans, U.S.-Guatemalans, and Filipino Americans” (University of California, San Diego, 2007). Order No. DA3277200.

Kinder, John Matthew, “Encountering Injury: Modern War and the Problem of the Wounded Soldier” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263109.

Marshall, Tabitha, “The Health of the British Soldier in America, 1775–1781” (McMaster University, Canada, 2006). Order No. DANR28244.

Matheny, Michael R., “Origins of Modern American Operational Art” (Temple University, 2007). Order No. DA3268174.

Schultz, Timothy Paul, “Redefining Flight: How the Predecessors of the Modern United States Air Force Transformed the Relationship between Airmen and Aircraft” (Duke University, 2007). Order No. DA3271007.

Seiken, Jeffrey J., “American Naval Policy in an Age of Atlantic Warfare: A Consensus Broken and Reforged, 1783–1816” (Ohio State University, 2007). Order No. DA3268904.

Watkins, Eugene D., “Cousin Jonathan: The Common United States Soldier in the War of 1812” (University of Toledo, 2007). Order No. DA3264491.

 

Armstrong, Marion V., Jr., Unfurl Those Colors! McClellan, Sumner, and the Second Army Corps in the Antietam Campaign. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. xii, 384 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8173-1600-6.)

Axelrod, Alan, The Real History of World War II: A New Look at the Past. (New York: Sterling, 2008. xiv, 385 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-1-4027-4090-9.)

Bourque, Stephen A., Post–Cold War. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xxii, 191 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-0-313-33290-6.)

Cimbala, Paul A., The Civil War. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xxii, 264 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-0-313-33182-4.) Heavily illustrated.

Connole, Dennis A., A “Yankee” in the “Texas Army.” (Lanham: Hamilton, 2008. xxii, 362 pp. Cloth, $59.95, isbn 978-0-7618-3982-8. Paper, $39.95, isbn 978-0-7618-3983-5.)

Crager, Kelly E., Hell under the Rising Sun: Texan pows and the Building of the Burma-Thailand Death Railway. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. xvi, 196 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-1-58544-635-3.)

DeBlanc, Jefferson J., The Guadalcanal Air War: Col. Jefferson DeBlanc’s Story. (Gretna: Pelican, 2008. 240 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-1-58980-587-3.)

Ecelbarger, Gary, Three Days in the Shenandoah: Stonewall Jackson at Front Royal and Winchester. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xviii, 273 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3886-2.)

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory, American Bomber Crewman, 1941–45. (Oxford, Eng.: Osprey, 2008. 64 pp. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-1-84603-125-0.) Heavily illustrated.

Gilbert, Ed, Native American Code Talker in World War II. (Oxford, Eng.: Osprey, 2008. 64 pp. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-1-84603-269-1.)

Greene, A. Wilson, The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign: Breaking the Backbone of the Rebellion. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2008. xviii, 573 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-1-57233-610-0.) Second edition.

Griffith, Paddy, World War II Desert Tactics. (Oxford, Eng.: Osprey, 2008. 64 pp. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-1-84603-290-5.) Heavily illustrated.

Hess, Gary R., Vietnam: Explaining America’s Lost War. (Oxford, Eng.: Blackwell, 2008. xii, 218 pp. Cloth, $84.95, isbn 978-1-4051-2527-7. Paper, $35.00, isbn 978-1-4051-2528-4.)

Hurst, James W., Pancho Villa and Black Jack Pershing: The Punitive Expedition in Mexico. (Westport: Praeger, 2008. xxii, 198 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-313-35004-7.)

Jeffers, H. Paul, Command of Honor: General Lucian Truscott’s Path to Victory in World War II. (New York: New American Library, 2008. x, 326 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-451-22402-6.)

Korkuc, Bob, Finding a Fallen Hero: The Death of a Ball Turret Gunner. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xvi, 256 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3892-3.)

Miracle, Rocky R., Mrs. Cordie’s Soldier Son: A World War II Saga. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. xviii, 174 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-1-60344-029-5.)

Nester, William R., The Epic Battles for Ticonderoga, 1758. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. xii, 264 pp. Cloth, $65.50, isbn 978-0-7914-7321-4. Paper, $21.95, isbn 978-0-7914-7322-1.)

Nosworthy, Brent, Roll Call to Destiny: The Soldier’s Eye View of Civil War Battles. (New York: Carroll & Graf, 2008. viii, 342 pp. $27.95, isbn 978-0-7867-1747-7.)

Rickman, Sarah Byrn, Nancy Love and the wasp Ferry Pilots of World War II. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2008. xx, 332 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-1-57441-241-3.)

Rottman, Gordon L., The U.S. Army in the Vietnam War, 1965–73. (Oxford, Eng.: Osprey, 2008. 96 pp. Paper, $25.95, isbn 978-1-84603-239-4.) Heavily illustrated.

Sewell, Kenneth, and Jerome Preisler, All Hands Down: The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the uss Scorpion. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. 277 pp. $26.00, isbn 978-0-7432-9798-1.)

Sorley, Lewis, Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of His Times. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. 429 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-253-22002-8.) Originally published in 1992.

Stout, Jay A., Slaughter at Goliad: The Mexican Massacre of 400 Texas Volunteers. (Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2008. xvi, 242 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-1-59114-843-2.)

Venzon, Anne Cipriano, Leaders of Men: Ten Marines Who Changed the Corps. (Lanham: Scarecrow, 2008. xii, 243 pp. Paper, $45.00, isbn 978-0-8108-6081-0.)

Virden, Jenel, Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. xvi, 203 pp. Cloth, $89.95, isbn 978-0-333-72660-0. Paper, $31.95, isbn 978-0-333-72661-7.)

Wilson, Kevin, Men of Air: The Doomed Youth of Bomber Command, 1944. (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007. xii, 435 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-297-85321-3.)

Yerxa, Donald A., ed., Recent Themes in Military History: Historians in Conversation. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. x, 141 pp. Cloth, $39.95, isbn 978-1-57003-738-2. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-1-57003-739-9.)

Yockelson, Mitchell A., Borrowed Soldiers: Americans under British Command, 1918. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xx, 308 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3919-7.)

 

Allison, William Thomas, The Tet Offensive: A Brief History with Documents. (New York: Routledge, 2008. xviii, 266 pp. Cloth, $95.00, isbn 978-0-415-95680-2. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-415-95681-9.)

Hoffenaar, Jan, and Christopher Findlay, eds., Military Planning for European Theatre Conflict during the Cold War: An Oral History Roundtable, Stockholm, 24–25 April 2006. (Zurich: eth Zurich, 2007. 227 pp. Paper, $29.95, isbn 3-905696-17-7.)

Jenkins, Charles Robert, and Jim Frederick, The Reluctant Communist: My Desertion, Court-Martial, and Forty-Year Imprisonment in North Korea. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. xxxvi, 192 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-520-25333-9.)

MacKinnon, William P., ed., At Sword’s Point, Part 1: A Documentary History of the Utah War to 1858. (Norman: Arthur H. Clark, 2008. 546 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-87062-353-0.)

Pisanos, Steve N., The Flying Greek: An Immigrant Fighter Ace’s wwii Odyssey with the raf, usaaf, and French Resistance. (Dulles: Potomac, 2008. xiv, 349 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-1-59797-078-5.)

Shenk, Robert, ed., Playships of the World: The Naval Diaries of Admiral Dan Gallery, 1920–1924. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. xxii, 308 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-1-57003-722-1.)

United States Army, Instructions for American Servicemen in France during World War II. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xiv, 72 pp. $12.00, isbn 978-0-226-84172-4.) Originally published in 1944.


Social Movements

 

Coy, Patrick G., Lynne M. Woehrle, and Gregory M. Maney, “Discursive Legacies: The U.S. Peace Movement and ‘Support the Troops,’” Social Problems, 55 (May 2008), 161–89.


Music

Radloff, Nancy Saultz, “Congregational Song in the Protestant Episcopal Church in Early America: Hopkinson, Eckhard, and Loud,” Anglican and Episcopal History, 77 (March 2008), 22–45.

Raeburn, Bruce Boyd, “‘They’re Tryin’ to Wash Us Away’: New Orleans Musicians Surviving Katrina,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 812–19.

Von Schilling, James A., “Hearing the Boswell Sisters,” Popular Music and Society, 31 (May 2008), 191–200.

White, Michael G., “Reflections of an Authentic Jazz Life in Pre-Katrina New Orleans,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 820–27.

 

Bowers, Nathan David, “Creating a Home Culture for the Phonograph: Women and the Rise of Sound Recordings in the United States, 1877–1913” (University of Pittsburgh, 2007). Order No. DA3270123.

Franzius, Andrea Georgia Marina, “Soul Call: Music, Race, and the Creation of American Cultural Policy” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3265268.

Horton, Ernest Aaron, “Charles Mingus and the Paradoxical Aspects of Race as Reflected in His Life and Music” (University of Pittsburgh, 2007). Order No. DA3270114.

Leavenworth, Peter S., “Accounting for Taste: The Early American Music Business and Secularization in Music Aesthetics, 1720–1825” (University of New Hampshire, 2007). Order No. DA3277142.

O’Connell, Joanne, “Understanding Stephen Collins Foster: His World and Music” (University of Pittsburgh, 2007). Order No. DA3270146.

Simonson, Mary Elizabeth, “Music, Dance, and Female Creativity in Early Twentieth-Century American Performance” (University of Virginia, 2007). Order No. DA3280005.

Spring, Katherine, “Say It With Song: Popular Music in Hollywood Cinema during the Transition to Sound, 1927–1931” (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2007). Order No. DA3278824.

Thompson, Marilyn Angela, “W. C. Handy’s Contribution to African American Solo Vocal Concert Music” (Columbia University Teachers College, 2007). Order No. DA3269120.

 

Hartman, Gary, The History of Texas Music. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. xiv, 304 pp. Cloth, $45.00, isbn 978-1-60344-001-1. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-1-60344-002-8.)

 

Clague, Mark, ed., The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams Sr.: First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. xvi, 367 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-520-25131-1.)

Dickens, Hazel, and Bill C. Malone, Working Girl Blues: The Life and Music of Hazel Dickens. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 102 pp. Cloth, $60.00, isbn 978-0-252-03304-9. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-0-252-07549-0.)

Hawes, Beth Lomax, Sing It Pretty: A Memoir. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 182 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-252-03313-1. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-252-07509-4.)


Naval and Maritime

 

Nelson, James L., George Washington’s Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea. (Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. xiv, 378 pp. $26.95, isbn 978-0-07-149389-5.)

Risjord, Norman K., Shining Big Sea Water: The Story of Lake Superior. (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2008. xii, 177 pp. Paper, $16.95, isbn 978-0-87351-590-0.)


Politics

 

Barry, Peter J., “Amos Green, Paris, Illinois,” Journal of Illinois History, 11 (Spring 2008), 39–60.

Beeby, James M., “Red Shirt Violence, Election Fraud, and the Demise of the Populist Party in North Carolina’s Third Congressional District, 1900,” North Carolina Historical Review, 85 (Jan. 2008), 1–28.

Borwardt, Elizabeth, “fdr’s Four Freedoms as a Human Rights Instrument,” oah Magazine of History, 22 (April 2008), 8–13.

Eamon, Thomas F., “The Seeds of Modern North Carolina Politics,” in The New Politics of North Carolina, ed. Christopher A. Cooper and H. Gibbs Knotts, 15–37. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xiv, 314 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-8078-3191-5. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5876-9.)

Etcheson, Nicole, “‘A Living, Creeping Lie’: Abraham Lincoln on Popular Sovereignty,” Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, 29 (Summer 2008), 1–25.

Hartley, Robert E., “The Whistle Campaign Stopped Here: Harry S. Truman and Illinois in 1948,” Journal of Illinois History, 10 (Winter 2007), 250–70.

Jones, Robert B., and Mark E. Byrnes, “‘Rebels never forgive’: Former President Andrew Johnson and the Senate Election of 1869,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 66 (Fall 2007), 250–69. Heavily illustrated.

MacLean, Nancy, “Southern Dominance in Borrowed Language: The Regional Origins of American Neoliberalism,” in New Landscapes of Inequality: Neoliberalism and the Erosion of Democracy in America, ed. Jane L. Collins, Micaela di Leonardo, and Brett Williams, 21–37. (Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research, 2008. xiv, 281 pp. Paper, $29.95, isbn 978-1-934691-01-4.)

Miller, Worth Robert, and Stacy G. Ulbig, “Building a Populist Coalition in Texas, 1892–1896,” Journal of Southern History, 74 (May 2008), 255–96.

Nehls, Christopher, “‘Treason Is Treason’: The Iowa American Legion and the Meaning of Disloyalty after World War I,” Annals of Iowa, 66 (Spring 2007), 131–60.

Norrander, Barbara, “The History of the Gender Gaps,” in Voting the Gender Gap, ed. Lois Duke Whitaker, 9–32. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 216 pp. Cloth, $60.00, isbn 978-0-252-03320-9. Paper, $20.00, isbn 978-0-252-07525-4.)

O’Gorman, Ned, “Eisenhower and the American Sublime,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 94 (Feb. 2008), 44–72.

Pinsker, Matthew, “Not Always Such a Whig: Abraham Lincoln’s Partisan Realignment in the 1850s,” Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, 29 (Summer 2008), 27–46.

Wade, Michael G., “Villany, Virtue, and Louisiana Political Culture: Paul Hebert and the Augean Stables at lsu, 1939–1941,” Louisiana History, 49 (Winter 2008), 21–52.

 

Andersen, Lisa M. F., “Politics Distilled: Prohibitionists, Moral Reform, and the American Party System, 1869–1933” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3272973.

Chepaitis, Amy E., “Beyond the Rhetoric: What Are ‘True’ Public Private Partnerships? An Exploratory Study of Strategic Intent, Form, and Function in Healthcare ppps in New York State” (New York University, 2007). Order No. DA3265448.

Cillerai, Chiara, “Cosmopolitanism and National Identity in Early American Writings” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2007). Order No. DA32772786.

Clark, Bradley T., “River Restoration and Dam Removal in the American West: An Examination of Policy Change across Political Jurisdictions” (Colorado State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266405.

Davidson, Megan E., “Transgender Cultural Activism in the U.S.: Sexed Bodies, Gender Identities, Contentious Politics, and Social Change” (State University of New York, Binghamton, 2007). Order No. DA3266784.

Eichsteadt, James Eric, “‘Shut it down’: The May 1970 National Student Strike at the Univeristy of California at Berkeley, Syracuse University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison” (Syracuse University, 2007). Order No. DA3266291.

Glassman, Matthew Eric, “Building States: Institutions, Interests, and Action in the Political Development of the American West, 1776–1912” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267248.

Jacobs, Beth Browning, “On Liberalism and Its Theology in Anglo-America: A Linguistic and Historical Exploration” (University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3266850.

Janson, Michael A., “A Christian Century: Liberal Protestantism, the New Deal, and the Origins of Post-War American Politics” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3260927.

Koch, Walter E., “Explaining the Age Gap in Voter Turnout in the United States” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3261970.

Lupo, Lindsey Jill Harrison, “The Flak Catchers: One Hundred Years of Riot Commission Politics in America” (University of California, Irvine, 2007). Order No. DA3269626.

Mao, Joyce, “Asia First: China and American Conservatism, 1937–1965” (University of California, Berkeley, 2007). Order No. DA3275512.

Mayo-Bobee, Dinah, “‘Something energetic and spirited’: Massachusetts Federalists, Rational Politics, and Political Economy in the Age of Jefferson, 1805–1815” (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007). Order No. DA3275797.

McGuire, Tom, “Andrew Johnson and the Northern Revolution” (Columbia University, 2007). Order No. DA3266640.

Orujyan, Armen, “Getting the Most Out of Modern U.S. Presidential Campaigns” (Claremont Graduate University, 2007). Order No. DA3268255.

Schwartz, Liam Cullen, “Friend and Foe: Congressional Development in a System of Separated Power” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3264890.

Slauter, William, “News and Diplomacy in the Age of the American Revolution” (Princeton University, 2007). Order No. DA3171643.

Végsö, Roland, “The Naked Communist: Anti-Communist Popular Fiction, 1945–1963” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3261951.

Ward, Carrington Rhydderch, “The Scholar Diplomats: American Foreign Policy Scholars in Power, 1948–1970” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3273092.

 

Allen, Thomas B., Declassified: 50 Top-Secret Documents That Changed History. (Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2008. 320 pp. $26.00, isbn 978-1-4262-0222-3.)

Badger, Anthony J., fdr: The First Hundred Days. (New York: Hill and Wang, 2008. xviii, 200 pp. $23.00, isbn 978-0-8090-4441-2.)

Bridges, Kenneth, Twilight of the Texas Democrats: The 1978 Governor’s Race. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. x, 219 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-1-60344-009-7.)

Brookhiser, Richard, George Washington on Leadership. (New York: Basic, 2008. xii, 269 pp. $26.00, isbn 978-0-465-00302-0.)

Christensen, Rob, The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics: The Personalities, Elections, and Events That Shaped Modern North Carolina. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xii, 351 pp. $30.00, isbn 978-0-8078-3189-2.)

Collins, Jane L., Micaela di Leonardo, and Brett Williams, eds., New Landscapes of Inequality: Neoliberalism and the Erosion of Democracy in America. (Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research, 2008. xiv, 281 pp. Paper, $29.95, isbn 978-1-934691-01-4.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Cooper, Christopher A., and H. Gibbs Knotts, eds., The New Politics of North Carolina. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xiv, 314 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-8078-3191-5. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5876-9.)

Dean, John W., and Barry M. Goldwater Jr., Pure Goldwater. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. xiv, 399 pp. $27.95, isbn 978-1-4039-7741-0.)

Dusinberre, William, Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. xiv, 258 pp. Cloth, $55.00, isbn 978-0-19-515735-2. Paper, $30.00, isbn 978-0-19-532603-1.)

Ellis, Richard J., Presidential Travel: The Journey from George Washington to George W. Bush. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. x, 317 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-0-7006-1580-3.)

Ely, James W., Jr., and Bradley G. Bond, eds., The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, vol. 10: Law and Politics. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xx, 432 pp. Cloth, $39.95, isbn 978-0-8078-3205-9. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5884-4.)

Faber, Richard B., and Elizabeth A. Bedford, Domestic Programs of the American Presidents: A Critical Evaluation. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008. x, 210 pp. Paper, $35.00, isbn 978-0-7864-3183-0.)

Falk, Erika, Women for President: Media Bias in Eight Campaigns. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. 171 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-252-03311-7. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-252-07511-7.)

Fawcett, Bill, Oval Office Oddities: An Irreverent Collection of Presidential Facts, Follies, and Foibles. (New York: HarperCollins, 2008. viii, 341 pp. Paper, $13.95, isbn 978-0-06-134617-0.)

Felzenberg, Alvin S., The Leaders We Deserved (And a Few We Didn’t): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game. (New York: Basic, 2008. xiv, 442 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-465-00291-7.)

Foley, Michael, American Credo: The Place of Ideas in U.S. Politics. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 482 pp. $99.00, isbn 978-0-19-923267-3.)

Hoopes, James, Hail to the ceo: The Failure of George W. Bush and the Cult of Moral Leadership. (Westport: Praeger, 2008. xiv, 131 pp. $34.95, isbn 978-0-313-34784-9.)

Howard, Gene, Patterson for Alabama: The Life and Career of John Patterson. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. x, 256 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8173-1605-1.)

Lichtman, Allan J., The Keys to the White House: A Surefire Guide to Predicting the Next President, 2008 Edition. (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008. xii, 204 pp. Cloth, $45.00, isbn 978-0-7425-6269-1. Paper, $14.95, isbn 978-0-7425-6270-7.)

Minow, Newton N., and Craig L. Lamay, Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xviii, 219 pp. $22.50, isbn 978-0-226-53041-3.)

Montgomery, Bruce P., The Bush-Cheney Administration’s Assault on Open Government. (Westport: Praeger, 2008. xii, 213 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-275-99904-9.)

Nardulli, Peter F., ed., Domestic Perspectives on Contemporary Democracy. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 178 pp. Cloth, $80.00, isbn 978-0-252-03319-3. Paper, $23.00, isbn 978-0-252-07521-6.)

Rauchway, Eric, The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Very Short Introduction. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. x, 150 pp. Paper, $9.95, isbn 978-0-19-532634-5.)

Richard, Carl J., Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers. (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008. xiv, 203 pp. $22.95, isbn 978-0-7425-5623-2.)

Samson, Daniel, The Spirit of Industry and Improvement: Liberal Government and Rural-Industrial Society, Nova Scotia, 1790–1862. (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008. x, 432 pp. $85.00, isbn 978-0-7735-3353-0.)

Shain, Barry Alan, ed., The Nature of Rights at the American Founding and Beyond. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007. xiv, 337 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-8139-2666-7.)

Sheldon, Garrett Ward, and C. William Hill Jr., The Liberal Republicanism of John Taylor of Caroline. (Cranbury: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2008. 263 pp. $54.50, isbn 978-0-8386-4136-1.)

Skowronek, Stephen, Presidential Leadership in Political Time: Reprise and Reappraisal. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. xvi, 192 pp. Cloth, $34.95, isbn 978-0-7006-1574-2. Paper, $16.95, isbn 978-0-7006-1575-9.)

Stein, Mark, How the States Got Their Shapes. (Washington: Smithsonian Books, 2008. xvi, 332 pp. $22.95, isbn 978-0-06-143138-8.)

Tipton, Steven M., Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xvi, 556 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-0-226-80474-3.)

Tonello, Fabrizio, Il nazionalismo americano (American nationalism). (Novara: De Agostani, 2007. 224 pp. €17.00, isbn 978-88-7675-639-9.) In Italian.

Vazzano, Frank P., Politician Extraordinaire: The Tempestuous Life and Times of Martin L. Davey. (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2008. xiv, 322 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-87338-920-4.)

Whitaker, Lois Duke, ed., Voting the Gender Gap. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 216 pp. Cloth, $60.00, isbn 978-0-252-03320-9. Paper, $20.00, isbn 978-0-252-07525-4.)

 

Beatty, Bob, “‘You Have to Like People’: A Conversation with Former Governor William H. Avery,” Kansas History, 31 (Spring 2008), 48–67. Heavily illustrated.

Critchlow, Donald T., John Korasick, and Matthew C. Sherman, eds., Political Conspiracies in America: A Reader. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xiv, 174 pp. Cloth, $55.00, isbn 978-0-253-35079-4. Paper, $21.95, isbn 978-0-253-21964-0.)

Harris, Fred, Does People Do It? A Memoir. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xvi, 226 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3913-5.)

Kvasnicka, Robert M., ed., The Trans-Mississippi West, 1804–1912: A Guide to Federal Records for the Territorial Period, Part 4, Section 3. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2007. vol. 1: xx, 656 pp. vol. 2: vi, 448 pp. pp. Paper, $49.00/set, isbn 1-880875-29-2/set.)

Lint, Gregg L., et al., eds., Papers of John Adams, vol. 14: October 1782–May 1783. (Cambridge: Belknap, 2008. lii, 582 pp. $100.00, isbn 978-0-674-02607-0.)


Print Culture

 

Eaton, Joseph, “A New Albion in New America: British Periodicals and Morris Birkbeck’s English Prairie, 1818–1824,” American Nineteenth Century History (London), 9 (March 2008), 19–36.

Eaton, Joseph, “From Anglophile to Nationalist: Robert Walsh’s An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain,Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 132 (April 2008), 141–71.

Fazio, Daniel, “Censorship in the Korean War: Press—Military Relations, June 1950—January 1951,” Australasian Journal of American Studies (Ipswich), 26 (Dec. 2007), 1–19.

Frost, Jennifer, “‘Good Riddance to Bad Company’: Hedda Hopper, Hollywood Gossip, and the Campaign against Charlie Chaplin, 1940–1952,” Australasian Journal of American Studies (Ipswich), 26 (Dec. 2007), 74–88.

Glende, Philip M., “Victor Berger’s Dangerous Ideas: Censoring the Mail to Preserve National Security during World War I,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 5–20.

Kim, Youn-Jin, “Miguk imineui imageOa ‘imineui nara’ Miguk: Sisa japju pyoji (1965–1986) reul tonghae bon imineui imageReul jungsimeuiro” (Images of American immigration and America, the ‘nation of immigrants,’ on magazine covers, 1965–1986), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 26 (Nov. 2007), 159–89. In Korean.

Lehman, Forrest K., “‘Seditious Libel’ on Trial, Political Dissent on the Record: An Account of the Trial of Thomas Cooper as Campaign Literature,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 132 (April 2008), 117–39.

Miller, Howard, “The Charioteer and the Christ: Ben-Hur om America from the Gilded Age to the Culture Wars,” Indiana Magazine of History, 104 (June 2008), 153–75.

Miller, James, “What Does It Mean to Be an American? The Dialectics of Self-Discovery in Baldwin’s ‘Paris Essays’ (1950–1961),” Journal of American Studies (Cambridge), 42 (April 2008), 51–66.

Smith, David A., “Owen Wister’s Paladin of the Plains: The Virginian as a Cultural Hero,” South Dakota History, 38 (Spring 2008), 47–77.

Veder, Robin, “Mother-Love for Plant Children: Sentimental Pastoralism and Nineteenth-Century Parlour Gardening,” Australasian Journal of American Studies (Ipswich), 26 (Dec. 2007), 20–34.

 

Allewaert, Monique, “States of War: Race Revolution in the Plantation Zone” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3269501.

Brune, Jeffrey A., “Industrializing American Culture: Heartland Radicals, Midwestern Migration, and the Chicago Renaissance” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3265303.

Cella, Laurie J. C., “A Radical Romance: The Intersection of the Conversion Narrative and the Romance Plot in Proletarian Novels, 1862–1939” (University of Connecticut, 2007). Order No. DA3268124.

Cella, Matthew J. C., “Bad Land Pastoralism: Land Use and the Biocultural Landscape in Great Plains Fiction” (University of Connecticut, 2007). Order No. DA3268125.

Charles, John Christopher, “Talking like White Folks: The Rise of the Post–World War II African American White-Life Novel” (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007). Order No. DA3263512.

Cucu, Sorin Radu, “The Underside of Politics: Postmodernism, Political Mythology, and the Cold War” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3261987.

Dalessio, William R., “Are We What We Eat? Food Preparation, Food Consumption, and the Process of Identity Formation in Contemporary American Ethnic Literatures” (University of Connecticut, 2007). Order No. DA3265828.

Donahue, James J., “Rewriting the American Myth: Post-1960s American Historical Frontier Romances” (University of Connecticut, 2007). Order No. DA3265766.

Duneer, Anita Joyce, “The Steamboat and the Petticoat: Revisions of the Maritime Romantic Ideal in America” (University of Connecticut, 2007). Order No. DA3265768.

Durkin, Thomas P., “The Games Men Play: Madness and Masculinity in Post–World War II American Fiction, 1946–1964” (Marquette University, 2007). Order No. DA3263800.

Fajardo, Margaret A., “Comparing War Stories: Literature by Vietnamese Americans, U.S.-Guatemalans, and Filipino Americans” (University of California, San Diego, 2007). Order No. DA3277200.

Farooq, Nihad M., “Sensing Subjects: Ethnographic Modernity from Charles Darwin to Richard Wright” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3264037.

Goodale, Gregory Scott, “America’s Rhetorical Revolution: Defining Citizens in Benjamin Rush’s Philadelphia, 1783–1812” (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007). Order No. DA3269906.

Hedstrom, Matthew Sigurd, “Seeking a Spiritual Center: Mass-Market Books and Liberal Religion in America, 1921–1948” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3266824.

Hosey, Sara E., “Curious Persons: Disability and Representation in American Literature and Culture” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007). Order No. DA3278872.

Jin, Yaliang, “Asian American Citizenship through Interracial Relationships” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263100.

Joo, Hee-Jung, “Speculative Nations: Racial Utopia and Dystopia in Twentieth-Century African American and Asian American Literature” (University of Oregon, 2007). Order No. DA3276060.

Kadar, Naomi Prawer, “Far di Kinders vegn: Yiddish Periodicals for American Children, 1917–1950” (Columbia University, 2007). Order No. DA3266609.

Kaiser, Pamela K., “Out in the Cold: The Bomb, Science Fiction, and American Identity in the Cold War” (University of Memphis, 2007). Order No. DA3276711.

Kelman, David, “Counterfeit Politics: The Conspiracy Narrative in Twentieth-Century U.S. and Argentine Literature” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264080.

Kennedy, Todd, “Hitting the American Highway: The Ontology of the Hobo-Hero in Twentieth-Century American Culture” (University of South Carolina, 2007). Order No. DA3280329.

Knight, Nadine Margaret, “A Lovely Ruin: Sherman’s March in the Literary Imagination” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265006.

Kosiba, Sara A., “A Successful Revolt? The Redefinition of Midwestern Literary Culture in the 1920s and 1930s” (Kent State University, 2007). Order No. DA3264632.

Lancaster, Ashley Craig, “Altruistic Mothers and Sexual Predators: Creating the Poor-White Woman in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature” (University of Mississippi, 2007). Order No. DA3279424.

Lensing, Dennis Michael, “Utopian Myopia: American Consumerism, the Cold War, and the Popular Fiction of the Long 1950s” (University of New Mexico, 2007). Order No. DA3268846.

Linden, Cindy L., “‘An element of blank’: Reading Silences in Post–World War II American Narratives of Pain” (Syracuse University, 2007). Order No. DA3266300.

Lopez-Crowley, Lynne A., “Representation and Characterization of Mexican American Characters in Newberry Book Medal Winners, 1922–2006” (University of Denver, 2007). Order No. DA3267985.

Mace, Darryl Christopher, “Regional Identities and Racial Messages: The Print Media’s Stories of Emmett Till” (Temple University, 2007). Order No. DA3268169.

McGehee, Margaret Thomas, “On Margaret Mitchell’s Grave: Women Writers Imagining Modern Atlanta” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264084.

Mellen, Roger P., “A Culture of Dissidence: The Emergence of Liberty of the Press in Pre-Revolutionary Virginia” (George Mason University, 2007). Order No. DA3277151.

Meloy, Michael, “Sex Fiends of the Fifties: Intersections of Violence, Sexuality, and Masculinity in the Work of Norman Mailer, William Styron, and Ken Kesey” (University of South Carolina, 2007). Order No. DA3280339.

Mishra, Smeeta, “Islam and Democracy: An Analysis of Representations in the U.S. Prestige Press from 1985–2005” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3263370.

Molin, Peter C., “Middling Fiction: Antebellum Magazine Story Style, Substance, and Sensibility” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3276693.

Morris, Susana M., “Reclaiming Mother’s Body: Narratives of Transformation and Motherhood in African American and African Caribbean Women’s Literature, 1970–2005” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264089.

Padilla, Laura Kathleen, “Land of Enchantment, Land of Mi Chante: Four Arguments in New Mexican Literature” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3263496.

Piggush, Yvette Renée, “Governing Imagination: American Social Romanticism, 1790–1840” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3273059.

Randall, Kelli V., “Depictions of Marriage: Fictions of Race and Gender in the Age of Realism” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264099.

Reddinger, Amy, “Domestic Inversions, Domestic Interventions: Mapping the Postwar Formation of Home, School, and Family” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3275904.

Regalado, Aldo Javier, “Bending Steel with Bare Hands: Modernity and the American Superhero in the Twentieth Century” (University of Miami, 2007). Order No. DA3267721.

Severs, Jeffrey Frank, “Reinventing Totalitarianism in the Postwar American Novel” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265089.

Stratman, Jacob Hadley, “The American Jeremiad in Civil War Literature” (Marquette University, 2006). Order No. DA3263798.

Vaughan, Don Rodney, “The New York Times and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954–1964” (University of Southern Mississippi, 2006). Order No. DA3268480.

Végsö, Roland, “The Naked Communist: Anti-Communist Popular Fiction, 1945–1963” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3261951.

 

Houck, Davis W., and Matthew A. Grindy, Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008. xvi, 213 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-1-934110-15-7.)

Inge, M. Thomas, ed., The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, vol. 9: Literature. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xxii, 511 pp. Cloth, $45.00, isbn 978-0-8078-3190-8. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5875-2.)

Weiss, Andrea, In the Shadow of the Magic Mountain: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xii, 302 pp. $27.50, isbn 978-0-226-88672-5.)

 

Ellis, Edward Robb, A Diary of the Century: Tales from America’s Greatest Diarist. (New York: Union Square, 2008. xxvi, 597 pp. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-1-4027-5448-7.) Originally published in 1995.

Raskin, Jonah, ed., The Radical Jack London: Writings on War and Revolution. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. xii, 285 pp. Cloth, $60.00, isbn 978-0-520-25545-6. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-520-25546-3.)


Public History and Memory

 

Gentry, Glenn W., “Walking with the Dead: The Place of Ghost Walk Tourism in Savannah, Georgia,” Southeastern Geographer, 47 (Nov. 2007), 222–38.

Phillips, Faye, “Writing Louisiana Colonial History in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Charles Gayarré, Benjamin Franklin French, and the Louisiana Historical Society,” Louisiana History, 49 (Spring 2008), 163–90.

Russell-Ciardi, Maggie, “The Museum as a Democracy-Building Institution: Reflections on the Shared Journeys Program at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum,” Public Historian, 30 (Feb. 2008), 39–52.

 

Calhoun, Lindsay Regan, “Remembering Sand Creek: Nation, Identity, and Collective Memory in Narrative and Performance” (University of Utah, 2007). Order No. DA3273464.

Cherbosque, Cathy, “Washington Crossing the Delaware and Paul Conrad: Dual Agents of Historical Consciousness and Memory” (Claremont Graduate University, 2007). Order No. DA3272598.

Jones, Gordon L., “‘Gut history’: Civil War Reenacting and the Making of an American Past” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264078.

Worthington, David L., “American Exceptionalism and the Shoah: The Case of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3268343.

 

Gallagher, Gary W., Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 274 pp. $28.00, isbn 978-0-8078-3206-6.)

Hamilton, Paula, and Linda Shopes, eds., Oral History and Public Memories. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008. xviii, 302 pp. Cloth, $79.50, isbn 978-1-59213-140-2. Paper, $29.95, isbn 978-1-59213-141-9.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Kwon, Heonik, Ghosts of War in Vietnam. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. viii, 222 pp. $30.00, isbn 978-0-521-88061-9.)

Moses, Nancy, Lost in the Museum: Buried Treasures and the Stories They Tell. (Walnut Creek: AltaMira, 2008. x, 167 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-7591-1069-4. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-0-7591-1070-0.)

Paris, Michael, ed., Repicturing the Second World War: Representations in Film and Television. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. x, 235 pp. $85.00, isbn 978-0-230-00257-9.)

Sherman, Daniel J., ed., Museums and Difference. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xii, 386 pp. Cloth, $75.00, isbn 978-0-253-34946-0. Paper, $27.95, isbn 978-0-253-21935-0.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Young, Robert A., Historic Preservation Technology. (Hoboken: Wiley, 2008. xii, 435 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-0-471-78836-2.)

Zenzen, Joan M., Fort Stanwix National Monument: Reconstructing the Past and Partnering for the Future. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. xii, 298 pp. $75.00, isbn 978-0-7914-7433-4.)

 

Herzog, Tobey C., Writing Vietnam, Writing Life: Caputo, Heinemann, O’Brien, Butler. (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2008. xxii, 217 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-1-58729-631-4.)


Race

 

Fussell, Elizabeth, “Constructing New Orleans, Constructing Race: A Population History of New Orleans,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 846–55.

Lizzi, Maria C., “‘My Heart Is as Black as Yours’: White Backlash, Racial Identity, and Italian American Stereotypes in New York City’s 1969 Mayoral Campaign,” Journal of American Ethnic History, 27 (Spring 2008), 43–80.

Manuel, Jeffrey T., “The Sound of the Plain White Folk? Creating Country Music’s ‘Social Origins,’” Popular Music and Society, 31 (Oct. 2008), 417–31.

 

Bragg, Susan, “Marketing the ‘Modern’ Negro: Race, Gender, and the Culture of Activism in the naacp, 1909–1941” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3275850.

Brown, Tammy L., “Re-visioning Blackness: West Indian Intellectuals and the Discourse of Identity, New York City, 1920–1980” (Princeton University, 2007). Order No. DA3273507.

Carter, Erik T., “Comparative Racial Formations: Chinese Exclusion, Assimilating Native Americans, and Racial Ideology in the United States” (Washington State University, 2006). Order No. DA3264739.

Charles, John Christopher, “Talking like White Folks: The Rise of the Post–World War II African American White-Life Novel” (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007). Order No. DA3263512.

Collins, Ann V., “‘All Hell Broke Loose’: A Comparative Analysis of American Race Riots from the Progressive Era through World War II” (Washington University, 2007). Order No. DA3268021.

Gillin, Kate Fraser Côté, “‘From Eager Lips Came Shrill Hurrahs’: Women, Gender, and Racial Violence in South Carolina, 1865–1900” (College of William and Mary, 2007). Order No. DA3268801.

Grivno, Max L., “‘There slavery cannot dwell’: Agriculture and Labor in Northern Maryland, 1790–1860” (University of Maryland, College Park, 2007). Order No. DA3277401.

Gupta-Carlson, Himanee, “No Place to Call Home: Remapping America’s ‘Middletown’ from a South Asian Perspective” (University of Hawai‘i, 2007). Order No. DA3264851.

Joo, Hee-Jung, “Speculative Nations: Racial Utopia and Dystopia in Twentieth-Century African American and Asian American Literature” (University of Oregon, 2007). Order No. DA3276060.

Kosary, Rebecca A., “To Degrade and Control: White Violence and the Maintenance of Racial and Gender Boundaries in Reconstruction Texas, 1865–1868” (Texas A&M University, 2006). Order No. DA3270773.

Lemon, Samuel M., “The Construction of Ethnoracial Identity within Situational Contexts: A Study of Triracial Family Histories” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3270863.

Levario, Miguel Antonio, “Cuando Vino la Mexicanada: Authority, Race, and Conflict in West Texas, 1895–1924” (University of Texas, Austin, 2007). Order No. DA3277567.

Mace, Darryl Christopher, “Regional Identities and Racial Messages: The Print Media’s Stories of Emmett Till” (Temple University, 2007). Order No. DA3268169.

May, Heather, “Middle-Class Morality and Blackwashed Beauties: Francis Leon and the Rise of the Prima Donna in the Post-War Minstrel Show” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3264313.

Miklos, Michael Joseph, “Undermining Common Sense: Racial Legislation, Comedy, and the Family” (University of Southern California, 2007). Order No. DA3265655.

Napson-Williams, Theresa, “Violating the Black Body: Black Women, White Men, and Sexual Violence, 1920–1952” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2007). Order No. DA3277312.

Rhyne, James Michael, “Rehearsal for Redemption: The Politics of Post-Emancipation Violence in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region” (University of Cincinnati, 2007). Order No. DA3263045.

Robertson Cremer, Andrea Darrelle, “Enemies Incarnate: Religion, Sex, Violence, and Contests for Power in New England, 1636–1638” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263138.

Weaver, Vesla Mae, “Frontlash: Race and the Politics of Punishment” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265214.

 

Davis, Thomas J., Race Relations in the United States, 1940–1960. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xx, 192 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-313-34276-9.)

Lake, Marilyn, and Henry Reynolds, Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men’s Countries and the International Challenge of Racial Equality. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. x, 371 pp. Cloth, $90.00, isbn 978-0-521-88118-0. Paper, $29.99, isbn 978-0-521-70752-7.)

Mullen, Patrick B., The Man Who Adores the Negro: Race and American Folklore. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 210 pp. Cloth, $50.00, isbn 978-0-252-03265-3. Paper, $20.00, isbn 978-0-252-07486-8.)

Stewart, James Brewer, Abolitionist Politics and the Coming of the Civil War. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2008. xvi, 236 pp. Cloth, $80.00, isbn 978-1-55849-634-7. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-1-55849-635-4.)

Tischauser, Leslie V., Race Relations in the United States, 1920–1940. (Westport: Greenwood, 2008. xiv, 183 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-313-33848-9.)

 

Ogden, Dunbar H., My Father Said Yes: A White Pastor in Little Rock School Integration. (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2008. xxii, 170 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8265-1592-6.)


Religion

 

Beard, Gary Lee, “Georg Landgraf: A Pioneer Nineteenth-Century Midwestern Lutheran Pastor; Part One,” Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly, 80 (Winter 2007), 255–68.

Blair, Anthony L., “Schism on the Susquehanna: Community and Congregational Conflict on the Pennsylvania Frontier during the Era of the Great Awakening,” Pennsylvania History, 75 (Winter 2008), 1–25.

Case, Riley B., “‘An Aggressive Warfare’: Eli Farmer and Methodist Revivalism in Early Indiana,” Indiana Magazine of History, 104 (March 2008), 65–93.

Crothers, A. Glenn, “‘I Felt Much Interest in their Welfare’: Quaker Philanthropy and African Americans in Antebellum Northern Virginia,” Southern Friend, 29 (nos. 1–2, 2007), 3–36.

Kim, Jae Ran, “Waiting for God: Religion and Korean American Adoption,” in Religion and Spirituality in Korean America, ed. David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung, 83–99. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03233-2. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07474-5.)

Lauck, Jon, “‘You can’t mix wheat and potatoes in the same bin’: Anti-Catholicism in Early Dakota,” South Dakota History, 38 (Spring 2008), 1–46.

Min, Anselm Kyongsuk, “Korean American Catholic Communities: A Pastoral Reflection,” in Religion and Spirituality in Korean America, ed. David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung, 21–39. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03233-2. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07474-5.)

Pitts, Bill, “Recruiting for Missions: The Baylor Volunteer Foreign Mission Band, 1900–1906,” Baptist History & Heritage, 43 (Winter 2008), 94–110.

Sato, Seiko, “The Theme of Coexistence of Religions in the World’s Parliament of Religions and the Catholic Congress in Chicago, 1893,” Nanzan Review of American Studies (Nagoya), 29 (2007), 79–89.

Seales, Chad E., “Cultivating the Desolate Meadows: Industry, Religion, and Social Differentiation in Siler City, North Carolina, 1884–1932,” North Carolina Historical Review, 85 (Jan. 2008), 57–87.

Shearer, Tobin Miller, “Moving beyond Charisma in Civil Rights Scholarship: Vincent Harding’s Sojourn with the Mennonites, 1958–1966,” Mennonite Quarterly Review, 82 (April 2008), 213–48.

Shoji, Ippei, “Secularism in America: A Brief History of Non-Religion Movement,” Nanzan Review of American Studies (Nagoya), 29 (2007), 97–106.

Spillers, Hortense Jeanette, “Martin Luther King Jr. and America’s Civil Religion,” Nanzan Review of American Studies (Nagoya), 29 (2007), 39–49.

Suh, Sharon A., “Asserting Buddhist Selves in a Christian Land: The Maintenance of Religious Identity among Korean Buddhists in America,” in Religion and Spirituality in Korean America, ed. David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung, 40–59. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03233-2. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07474-5.)

Yoo, David K., “A Usable Past? Reflections on Generational Change in Korean American Protestantism,” in Religion and Spirituality in Korean America, ed. David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung, 193–215. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03233-2. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07474-5.)

 

Ayabe, John A., “Evangelicals and the Antimission Crisis: A Study of Religious Identity in the Central Mississippi Valley, 1820–1840” (Saint Louis University, 2007). Order No. DA3280176.

Bielo, James S., “Textual Ideology, Textual Practice: A Discourse-Centered Approach to Protestant Bible Study” (Michigan State University, 2007). Order No. DA3264139.

Bush, Carletta A., “Faith, Power, and Conflict: Miner Preachers and the United Mine Workers of America in the Harlan County Mine Wars, 1931–1939” (West Virginia University, 2006). Order No. DA3276493.

Calo, Zachary Ryan, “‘The ethical aspect of economic doctrine’: The Social Thought of John A. Ryan and the Making of American Catholic Liberalism, 1900–1940” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3271726.

Cole, Scott W., “Traumatized Performance: Antebellum Methodist Camp Meetings and the Re-Making of the American Frontier” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3265319.

Crabtree, Sarah Lelia, “A Holy Nation: The Quaker Itinerant Ministry in an Age of Revolution, 1750–1820” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3273121.

Crenshaw, Reginald Martin, “Religious and Educational Communitarianism: Three 19th Century African American Examples” (Columbia University Teachers College, 2007). Order No. DA3269055.

Daggett, Shawn Z., “The Lord Will Provide: James A. Harding, J. M. McCaleb, William J. Bishop, and the Emergence of Faith Missions in the Churches of Christ, 1892–1913” (Boston University School of Theology, 2007). Order No. DA3267737.

Fletcher, David W., “Apocalyptic Rhetoric in the Old Southwest” (Middle Tennessee State University, 2007). Order No. DA3275941.

Flowers, Elizabeth Hill, “Varieties of Evangelical Womanhood: Southern Baptists, Gender, and American Culture” (Duke University, 2007). Order No. DA3267905.

Flynn, Tyler B., Jr., “Calvinism and Public Life: A Case Study of Western Pennsylvania, 1900–1955” (Pennsylvania State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266111.

Frear, Sara S., “‘A Fine View of the Delectable Mountains’: The Religious Vision of Mary Virginia Terhune (Marion Harland) and Augusta Jane Evans Wilson” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3273356.

Godfrey, Amy Margaret, “Divine Benevolence to the Poor: Charity, Religion, and Nationalism in Early National New York City, 1784–1820” (Northern Illinois University, 2007). Order No. DA3279179.

Graber, Jennifer, “Christianity Imprisoned: Religion and the Making of the Penitentiary, 1797–1860” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3264021.

Haga, Kai Yin Allison, “An Overlooked Dimension of the Korean War: The Role of Christianity and American Missionaries in the Rise of Korean Nationalism, Anti-Colonialism, and Eventual Civil War, 1884–1953” (College of William and Mary, 2007). Order No. DA3268802.

Hedstrom, Matthew Sigurd, “Seeking a Spiritual Center: Mass-Market Books and Liberal Religion in America, 1921–1948” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3266824.

Janson, Michael A., “A Christian Century: Liberal Protestantism, the New Deal, and the Origins of Post-War American Politics” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3260927.

Jo, Michael, “Spiritual Capitalism: Christianity, Commerce, and Conservatism in Industrial America, 1900–1950” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267277.

Johnson, Kathleen Carlton, “Radical Social Activism, Lay Catholic Women, and American Feminism, 1920–1960” (University of South Africa, 2007). Order No. DADA0818843.

Johnson, Sarah Elizabeth, “Almost Certainly Called: Images of Protestant Missionaries in American Culture, 1945–2000” (Duke University, 2007). Order No. DA3267802.

Kim, Chang Young, “A Historiographic Study of the Missiological Contribution of the American Presbyterian Missions and Its Correlation to the Missions of the Korean Presbyterian Church” (Reformed Theological Seminary, 2007). Order No. DA3265887.

Kim, Hong Man, “Puritanism in the Korea Mission of the Presbyterian Church in the usa and Its Contributions to the Korean Great Revival” (Reformed Theological Seminary, 2007). Order No. DA3265888.

Maass, John R., “‘A Complicated Scene of Difficulties’: North Carolina and the Revolutionary Settlement, 1776–1789” (Ohio State University, 2007). Order No. DA3268957.

McPherson, Jeffrey A., “Jonathan Edwards and Alfred North Whitehead: The Possibility of a Constructive Dialogue in Metaphysics” (McMaster University, Canada, 2006). Order No. DANR28235.

Mishra, Smeeta, “Islam and Democracy: An Analysis of Representations in the U.S. Prestige Press from 1985–2005” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3263370.

Morriss, Timothy R., “To Provide for All Classes: The Methodist Church and Class in Chicago, 1871–1939” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267325.

Ouattara, Gnimbin Alber, “Africans, Cherokees, and the abcfm Missionaries in the Nineteenth Century: An Unusual Story of Redemption” (Georgia State University, 2007). Order No. DA3278593.

Ramírez, Daniel, “Migrating Faiths: A Social and Cultural History of Pentecostalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands” (Duke University, 2005). Order No. DA3265226.

Rhorer, Marc Alan, “Believers in Dixie: A Cultural Geography of the Kentucky Shakers” (Florida Atlantic University, 2007). Order No. DA3269307.

Roberts, Kyle B., “Urban Evangelicals: Popular Religious Belief in New York City, 1783–1845” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3271805.

Rojas, René, “A Nation Unchurched: The Apocalyptic Community in Massachusetts Bay, 1620–1713” (State University of New York, Buffalo, 2007). Order No. DA3262036.

Ryan, William Randolph, “The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3267787.

Turner, E. Carter, “Causes Lost and Found: Southern Election in the Life of Robert Lewis Dabney” (Iliff School of Theology and University of Denver, 2007). Order No. DA3279302.

Vidal, Troy Manuel, “American Civil Religion Reexamined: A Preliminary Study into Organic and Contrived Civil Theology” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3265526.

 

Bushman, Richard Lyman, Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xiv, 130 pp. Paper, $11.95, isbn 978-0-19-531030-6.)

Gafic, Zijah, Muslims of New York. (Sarajevo: Gramofon, 2008. 104 pp. km 39,00, isbn 9789958907500.) In Bosnian and English.

Gallagher, Charles R., Vatican Secret Diplomacy: Joseph P. Hurley and Pope Pius XII. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. xii, 283 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-0-300-12134-6.)

Lesser, M. X., Reading Jonathan Edwards: An Annotated Bibliography in Three Parts, 1729–2005. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008. xii, 691 pp. $145.00, isbn 978-0-8028-6243-3.)

Livingstone, David N., Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xii, 301 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-0-8018-8813-7.)

Murray, Bruce T., Religious Liberty in America: The First Amendment in Historical and Contemporary Perspective. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2008. xviii, 213 pp. Cloth, $80.00, isbn 978-1-55849-637-8. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-1-55849-638-5.)

Newcomb, Steven T., Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery. (Golden: Fulcrum, 2008. xxviii, 186 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-1-55591-642-8.)

Palmer, Michael A., The Last Crusade: Americanism and the Islamic Reformation. (Dulles: Potomac, 2007. x, 273 pp. Paper, $17.95, isbn 978-1-59797-062-4.)

Reed, David, “In Jesus’ Name”: The History and Beliefs of Oneness Pentecostals. (Dorset: Deo, 2008. xii, 394 pp. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-1-905679-01-0.) Supplement edition of Journal of Pentecostal Theology.

Tipton, Steven M., Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xvi, 556 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-0-226-80474-3.)

Yoo, David K., and Ruth H. Chung, eds., Religion and Spirituality in Korean America. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03233-2. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07474-5.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

 

Curtis, Edward E., IV, ed., The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. xx, 452 pp. $75.00, isbn 978-0-231-13956-4.)

Launius, Roger D., ed., “Search for Asylum: The Mormons Petition the Kentucky Governor, 1845,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, 105 (Spring 2007), 229–46. Heavily illustrated.

MacKinnon, William P., ed., At Sword’s Point, Part 1: A Documentary History of the Utah War to 1858. (Norman: Arthur H. Clark, 2008. 546 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-87062-353-0.)

Shaw, Susan M., God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. xiv, 300 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-0-8131-2476-6.)


Revolutionary and Early National

Kim, Bong Joong, “Miguk chogi euigyoeui yisanggwa hyeonsil: Thomas Paine gwa Sangsikeui yonghyangeul jungsimeuro” (Ideal and reality in early America: Thomas Paine and Common Sense), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 26 (Nov. 2007), 1–29. In Korean.

O’Brien, Greg, “The Choctaw Defense of Pensacola in the American Revolution,” in Pre-removal Choctaw History: Exploring New Paths, ed. Greg O’Brien, 123–47. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xiv, 265 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3916-6.)

 

Porter, David Orin, “James Wilkinson: Spanish Agent or Double Agent?” (George Washington University, 2007). Order No. DA3275151.

 

Charles, Patrick J., Irreconcilable Grievances: The Events That Shaped the Declaration of Independence. (Bowie, Md.: Heritage, 2008. 342 pp. Paper, $31.00, isbn 978-0-7884-4566-8.)

Nelson, James L., George Washington’s Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea. (Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. xiv, 378 pp. $26.95, isbn 978-0-07-149389-5.)

Richard, Carl J., Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers. (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008. xiv, 203 pp. $22.95, isbn 978-0-7425-5623-2.)

Rohrbough, Malcom J., Trans-Appalachian Frontier: People, Societies, and Institutions, 1775–1850. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xviii, 675 pp. Cloth, $75.00, isbn 978-0-253-34932-3. Paper, $27.95, isbn 978-0-253-21932-9.) Third edition.

Smith, David, New York, 1776: The Continentals’ First Battle. (Oxford, Eng.: Osprey, 2008. 96 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-1-84603-285-1.) Heavily illustrated.

 

Chase, Philander D., ed., The Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series, vol. 17: 15 September–31 October 1778. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008. xliv, 735 pp. $85.00, isbn 978-0-8139-2684-1.)

Coquillette, Daniel R., and Neil Longley York, eds., Portrait of a Patriot, vol. 3: The Southern Journal. (Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2007. xii, 369 pp. $85.00, isbn 978-0-9794662-0-5.)

Martin, James Kirby, ed., Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin. (Oxford, Eng.: Blackwell, 2008. xxiv, 199 pp. Paper, $20.00, isbn 978-1-4051-7706-1.) Third edition.

Mulder, Philip N., ed., Colonial America and the Early Republic. (Aldershot, Eng.: Ashgate, 2007. xxiv, 525 pp. $275.00, isbn 978-0-7546-2613-8.)


Science and Technology

 

Kim, Ho Yeon, “Miguk woosanhak woondongeui jaegeomto, 1890neyondae–1940neyondae” (Revision of the American eugenic movement between the 1890s and 1940s), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 26 (Nov. 2007), 63–96. In Korean.

Light, Jennifer, “Taking Games Seriously,” Technology and Culture, 49 (April 2008), 347–75.

Messer-Kruse, Timothy, “Technology and the Decline of Child Labor: The Impact of the Owens Bottle Machine Reconsidered,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 5 (Spring 2008), 23–45.

Schiffer, Michael Brian, “A Cognitive Analysis of Component-Stimulated Invention: Electromagnetic, Telegraph, and the Capitol Dome’s Electric Gas-Lighter,” Technology and Culture, 49 (April 2008), 376–98.

 

Clark, Charles P., Jr., “Modernity and Technological Adaptation in the U.S. Army, 1918–1945” (University of Alabama, 2007). Order No. DA3270486.

Feaster, Patrick, “‘The following record’: Making Sense of Phonographic Performance, 1877–1908” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3264321.

Keltner, Kathy A., “From Myth to Metaphor to Memory: A Rhetorical Analysis of Televised Representations of Project Apollo, 1968–2004” (Ohio University, 2007). Order No. DA3280032.

Lane, Kristina Maria Doyle, “Imaginative Geographies of Mars: The Science and Significance of the Red Planet, 1877–1910” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3263361.

Thomas, Gerald William, “A Veteran Science: Operations Research and Anglo-American Scientific Cultures, 1940–1960” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265109.

Tousignant, Noémi R., “Pain and the Pursuit of Objectivity: Pain-Measuring Technologies in the United States, c. 1890–1975” (McGill University, Canada, 2006). Order No. DANR27851.

Verhoff, Gwendolyn, “The Intractable Atom: The Challenge of Radiation and Radioactive Waste in American Life, 1942 to Present” (Washington University, 2007). Order No. DA3268095.

 

Gainor, Chris, To a Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xxvi, 236 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8032-2209-0.)

Hunley, J. D., Preludes to U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Goddard Rockets to Minuteman III. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xiv, 468 pp. Paper, $39.95, isbn 978-0-8130-3177-4.)

Hunley, J. D., U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Viking to Space Shuttle. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xiv, 453 pp. Paper, $39.95, isbn 978-0-8130-3178-1.)

Power, Max S., America’s Nuclear Wastelands: Politics, Accountability, and Cleanup. (Pullman: Washington State University Press, 2008. xxii, 192 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-87422-295-1.)

Shulman, Seth, The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell’s Secret. (New York: Norton, 2008. 256 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-393-06206-9.)

Thomson, Keith, The Legacy of the Mastodon: The Golden Age of Fossils in America. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. xviii, 386 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-0-300-11704-2.)


Sexuality

 

Drucker, Donna J., “Beginning the Kinsey Reports: Glenn Ramsey’s Sex Research in Peoria, 1938–1941,” Journal of Illinois History, 10 (Winter 2007), 271–88.

Pitzulo, Carrie, “The Battle in Every Man’s Bed: Playboy and the Fiery Feminists,” Journal of the History of Sexuality, 17 (May 2008), 259–89.

Russell, Thaddeus, “The Color of Discipline: Civil Rights and Black Sexuality,” American Quarterly, 60 (March 2008), 101–28.

 

Jensen, Robin E., “The Birth of Public Sexual Education in the United States: Women, Rhetoric, and the Progressive Era” (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007). Order No. DA3269925.

Lowgren, Andrea, “City Limits: Reputation and the Sexual Cartography of Women’s Mobility in Mid-Twentieth-Century San Francisco” (University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007). Order No. DA3265720.


Slavery

 

Wilentz, Sean, “Princeton and the Controversies over Slavery,” Journal of Presbyterian History, 85 (Fall/Winter 2007), 102–11.

 

Oshatz, Mary Clay, “Accidental Liberalism: The Slavery Debates and the Rise of Protestant Liberalism in America, 1830–1890” (University of California, Berkeley, 2007). Order No. DA3275545.

 

McCarthy, B. Eugene, and Thomas L. Doughton, eds., From Bondage to Belonging: The Worcester Slave Narratives. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2007. lvi, 325 pp. Cloth, $80.00, isbn 978-1-55849-622-4. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-1-55849-623-1.)


Social and Cultural

 

Devine, Jenny Barker, “The Farmer and the Atom: The Iowa State Cooperative Extension Service and Rural Civil Defense, 1955–1970,” Annals of Iowa, 66 (Spring 2007), 161–94.

Gaillard, Frye, “After the Storms: Tradition and Change in Bayou La Batre,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 856–62.

Kim, Deok-Ho, “Gwanggoreul tonghaesseo bon Coca-Cola eui byunsin: Teukheo maeyak eiseo cheongryang eumryoro, 1885–1916” (Coca-Cola’s metamorphosis seen through its advertising: From patent medicine to soft drink, 1885–1916), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 26 (Nov. 2007), 31–62. In Korean.

Kirtunç, Ayse Lahur, “Çengelde sallanan Amerikan rüyasi” (The American dream hanging by a hook), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 35–50. In Turkish.

Long, Lucy, “Green Bean Casserole and Midwestern Identity: A Regional Foodways Aesthetic and Ethos,” Midwestern Folklore, 33 (Spring 2007), 29–44.

Manuel, Jeffrey T., “The Sound of the Plain White Folk? Creating Country Music’s ‘Social Origins,’” Popular Music and Society, 31 (Oct. 2008), 417–31.

Mitchell, Reid, “Carnival and Katrina,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 789–94.

Otte, Marline, “The Mourning After: Languages of Loss and Grief in Post-Katrina New Orleans,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 828–36.

Park, Hyun Sook, “Miguk Sinyeoseong(flapper)eui jaehyun yangsanggwa sobijabonjueui” (Representation of the New Woman (flapper) and consumerism), Hanguk Yeoseonghak/Korean Women’s Studies (Seoul), 23 (no. 1, 2007), 103–30. In Korean.

Powell, Lawrence N., “What Does American History Tell Us about Katrina and Vice Versa?,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 863–76.

Swartz, David, “Social Closure in American Elite Higher Education,” Theory and Society (Dordrecht), 37 (August 2008), 409–19.

 

Barrella, Jessica Rose, “Landscape of Fear: A Social History of the Missile during the Early Years of the Cold War, 1950–1965” (Florida International University, 2007). Order No. DA3279216.

Bongiorno, Thomas Michael, “Dreams Lost to Capital: A Social and Cultural History of an Artisan’s Community, San Francisco Bay Area, 1967–2005” (Indiana University, 2007). Order No. DA3264309.

Cheezum, Eric Alan, “Discovering Chessie: Waterfront, Regional Identity, and the Chesapeake Bay Sea Monster, 1960–2000” (University of South Carolina, 2007). Order No. DA3280305.

Cohen, Michael C., “Cultures of Poetry in Late Nineteenth-Century America” (New York University, 2007). Order No. DA3269777.

Geiger, Brian Keith, “‘In Praise of Bishop Valentine’: The Creation of Modern Valentine’s Day in Antebellum America” (College of William and Mary, 2007). Order No. DA3268800.

Guettel, Jens-Uwe, “Reading America, Studying Empire: German Perceptions of Indians, Slavery, and the American West, 1789–1900” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267256.

Gunn, Michelle Wallace, “Talking Trash: Grotesque Realism and the Poor White in Twentieth-Century Southern Fiction” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264074.

Hall, Vanessa, “‘Put yourself in my shoes’: The Cultural Geography of Raymond Carver’s America” (Purdue University, 2006). Order No. DA3263579.

Lassner, Matthew Gordon, “No Lawn to Mow: Co-ops, Condominiums, and the Revolution in Collective Homeownership in Metropolitan America, 1881–1973” (Harvard University, 2007). Order No. DA3265184.

Latham, Joyce M., “White Collar Read: The American Public Library and the Left-Led cio: A Case Study of the Chicago Public Library, 1929–1952” (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007). Order No. DA3269955.

Lawrence, Sarah Raphael, “On Their Own Terms: African Americans and Birth Control in the Rural South, 1900–1942” (Pennsylvania State University, 2007). Order No. DA3266149.

Mattox, Jake D., “Alternate Imperialisms in the Age of Manifest Destiny” (University of California, San Diego, 2007). Order No. DA3266840.

Palmer, Scott Norris, “‘The image of democracy’: The Politics of American Race, Vision, and Mobility from the Early Republic to the Daguerrean Era” (Tufts University, 2007). Order No. DA3274608.

Rasmussen, Shane E., “Arbitrary Traditionality: Cultural Authenticity and Modern Mainstream American Deathways” (University of Louisiana, Lafayette, 2007). Order No. DA3261778.

Schmitz, John Eric, “Enemies among Us: The Relocation, Internment, and Repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans during the Second World War” (American University, 2007). Order No. DA3273603.

Shrum, Rebecca Kathleen, “Mirroring Others/Fashioning Selves: A History of the Looking Glass in America” (University of South Carolina, 2007). Order No. DA3272487.

Silverman, Joel Matthew, “Pursuing Celebrity, Ensuing Masculinity: Morris Ernst, Obscenity, and the Search for Recognition” (University of Texas, Austin, 2006). Order No. DA3266888.

Zindel, Brian Daniel, “Seeking a Techno-fix: Postmodern War, U.S. Culture, and Invisible Killing Zones” (University of Washington, 2007). Order No. DA3265440.

 

Alanen, Arnold R., Morgan Park: Duluth, U.S. Steel, and the Forging of a Company Town. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007. xviii, 338 pp. Cloth, $75.00, isbn 978-0-8166-4136-9. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-5166-4137-6.)

Axelrod, Alan, Profiles in Folly: History’s Worst Decisions and Why They Went Wrong. (New York: Sterling, 2008. x, 358 pp. $19.95, isbn 978-1-4027-4768-7.)

Donohue, Laura K., The Cost of Counterterrorism: Power, Politics, and Liberty. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii, 500 pp. Cloth, $99.00, isbn 978-0-521-84444-4. Paper, $28.99, isbn 978-0-521-60587-8.)

Foertsch, Jacqueline, American Culture in the 1940s. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008. xxxii, 280 pp. Cloth, £50.00, isbn 978-0-7486-2412-6. Paper, $27.50, isbn 978-0-7486-2413-3.)

Gair, Christopher, The American Counterculture. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. 234 pp. Cloth, $85.00, isbn 978-0-7486-1988-7. Paper, $26.00, isbn 978-0-7486-1989-4.)

Gentry, Mary Jane, The Birth of a Texas Ghost Town: Thurber, 1886–1933, ed. T. Lindsay Baker. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. xl, 205 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-1-58544-629-2.)

Halttunen, Karen, ed., A Companion to American Cultural History. (Oxford, Eng.: Blackwell, 2008. xiv, 462 pp. $200.00, isbn 978-0-631-23566-8.)

Harman, Chris, A People’s History of the World. (New York: Verso, 2008. viii, 729 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-1-84467-238-7.) Originally published in 1999.

Heckman, Davin, A Small World: Smart Houses and the Dream of the Perfect Day. (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. x, 214 pp. Cloth, $74.95, isbn 978-0-8223-4134-5. Paper, $21.95, isbn 978-0-8223-4134-5.)

Hieronimus, Robert, The United Symbolism of America: Deciphering Hidden Meanings in America’s Most Familiar Art, Architecture, and Logos. (Franklin Lakes, NJ: New Page, 2008. 313 pp. Paper, $17.99, isbn 978-1-60163-001-8.)

Kealing, Bob, Tupperware Unsealed: Brownie Wise, Earl Tupper, and the Home Party Pioneers. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xii, 250 pp. $28.00, isbn 978-0-8130-3227-6.)

Klotter, James C., and Freda C. Klotter, A Concise History of Kentucky. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. xiv, 238 pp. Cloth, $30.00, isbn 978-0-8131-2498-8. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-8131-9192-8.)

Mittelman, Amy, Brewing Battles: A History of American Beer. (New York: Algora, 2008. 229 pp. Cloth, $34.95, isbn 978-0-87586-573-7. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-0-87586-572-0.)

Ozersky, Josh, The Hamburger: A History. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. 147 pp. $22.00, isbn 978-0-300-11758-5.)

Ripper, Jason, American Stories: Living American History. (Armonk: Sharpe, 2008. Vol. 1: To 1877. xviii, 299 pp. Paper, $27.95, isbn 978-0-7656-1918-1. Vol. 2: From 1865. xii, 279 pp. Paper, $27.95, isbn 978-0-7656-1920-4.)

Roediger, David, ed., The Best American History Essays, 2008. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. x, 274 pp. Cloth, $79.95, isbn 978-0-230-60590-9. Paper, $26.95, isbn 978-0-230-60591-6.)

Sageman, Marc, Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. viii, 200 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8122-4065-8.)

Saunders, Janice, Cricket’s Child, 1945–1955: How I Never Learned to Love the Bomb. (Lanham: Hamilton, 2008. x, 117 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-7618-3994-1.)

Storey, John W., and Mary L. Kelley, eds., Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural History. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2008. vi, 480 pp. Cloth, $39.95, isbn 978-1-57441-245-1. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-1-57441-246-8.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Virden, Jenel, Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. xvi, 203 pp. Cloth, $89.95, isbn 978-0-333-72660-0. Paper, $31.95, isbn 978-0-333-72661-7.)

Yalom, Marilyn, The American Resting Place: Four Hundred Years of History through Our Cemeteries and Burial Grounds. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. xvi, 336 pp. $30.00, isbn 978-0-618-62427-0.) Heavily illustrated.

 

Crouse, Eric C., ed., Dear Senator Smith: Small-Town Maine Writes to Senator Margaret Chase Smith about the Vietnam War, 1967–1971. (Lanham: Lexington, 2008. viii, 231 pp. $75.00, isbn 978-0-7391-2484-0.)


Social Welfare and Public Health

 

Beyerlein, Kraig, and David Sikkink, “Sorrow and Solidarity: Why Americans Volunteered for 9/11 Relief Efforts,” Social Problems, 55 (May 2008), 190–215.

Black, Allida M., “The Challenges and Joys of Teaching Human Rights,” oah Magazine of History, 22 (April 2008), 5–6.

Curran, Laura, and Stefani Pfeiffer, “‘You Can’t Tie and Untie Love That Fast’: Family Preservation and Reunification in Midcentury Philadelphia,” Social Service Review, 82 (March 2008), 61–91.

Kramer, Elsa F., “Recasting the Tribe of Ishmael: The Role of Indianapolis’s Nineteenth-Century Poor in Twentieth-Century Eugenics,” Indiana Magazine of History, 104 (March 2008), 36–64.

Morris, Patricia McGrath, “Reinterpreting Abraham Flexner’s Speech, ‘Is Social Work a Profession?’ Its Meaning and Influence on the Field’s Early Professional Development,” Social Service Review, 82 (March 2008), 29–60.

Ruswick, Brent, “The Measure of Worthiness: The Rev. Oscar McCulloch and the Pauper Problem, 1877–1891,” Indiana Magazine of History, 104 (March 2008), 3–35.

Sogrin, V. V., “Tri kliuchevye problemy v issledovanii istorii Novogo kursa F. D. Ruzvel’ta” (Three key problems in the study of the history of F. D. Roosevelt’s New Deal), Novaia i Noveishaia Istoria (Moscow) (no. 5, 2007), 3–24. In Russian.

 

Castles, Katherine Lynn, “‘Little Tardies’: Mental Retardation, Race, and Class in American Society, 1945–1965” (Duke University, 2006). Order No. DA3269504.

Greene, Kyra R., “The Role of Protest Waves, Cultural Frames, and Institutional Activism in the Evolution of American Disability Rights Policies” (Stanford University, 2007). Order No. DA3267519.

McLeod, Kari Suzanne, “Health Matters: Public Understandings of Health in 1950s America” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267318.

Musher, Sharon Ann, “A New Deal for Art” (Columbia University, 2007). Order No. DA3266652.

Narber, Gregg Ross, “How You Gonna Keep ’em Down on the Farm? Mapping New Deal Cultural Democracy in Iowa” (University of Iowa, 2007). Order No. DA3265969.

Padilla, Jalynn Olsen, “Army of ‘cripples’: Northern Civil War Amputees, Disability, and Manhood in Victorian America” (University of Delaware, 2007). Order No. DA3277826.

Sribnick, Ethan G., “Rehabilitating Child Welfare: Children and Public Policy, 1945–1980” (University of Virginia, 2007). Order No. DA3280024.

 

Stuart, John A., and John F. Stack Jr., eds., The New Deal in South Florida: Design, Policy, and Community Building, 1933–1940. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xx, 243 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8130-3191-0.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.


Sports and Recreation

 

Aiello, Thomas, “The Kings of Casino Park: Race and Race Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932, Monroe, LA” (University of Arkansas, 2007). Order No. DA3276876.

Blodgett, Peter J., “Welcome to Wonderland: Promoting Tourism in the Rocky Mountain West, 1920–1960” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267215.

Morgan, Marilyn, “The ‘star-spangled channel’: Money, the Media, and Gender in Marathon Swimming, 1900–1936” (University of Maine, 2007). Order No. DA3277232.

 

Boddy, Kasia, Boxing: A Cultural History. (London: Reaktion, 2008. 478 pp. $35.00, isbn 978-1-86189-369-7.) Heavily illustrated.

Djata, Sundiata, Blacks at the Net, vol. 2: Black Achievement in the History of Tennis. (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2008. xviii, 270 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8156-0898-1.)

Johnson, Rody, The Rise and Fall of Dodgertown: 60 Years of Baseball in Vero Beach. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xiv, 302 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8130-3194-1.)

Leerhsen, Charles, Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. xii, 355 pp. $26.00, isbn 978-0-7432-9177-4.)

Punnett, Dick, Beach Racers: Daytona before nascar. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xxii, 147 pp. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-8130-3260-3.)

Swift, Tom, Chief Bender’s Burden: The Silent Struggle of a Baseball Star. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. 339 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-8032-4321-7.)

Tygiel, Jules, Baseball’s Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xii, 415 pp. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-19-533928-4.) 25th anniversary edition.

Walker, James R., and Robert V. Bellamy Jr., Center Field Shot: A History of Baseball on Television. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xxii, 379 pp. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8032-4825-0.)


Teaching, Surveys, and Textbooks

 

Díaz, Arlene, et al., “The History Learning Project: A Department ‘Decodes’ Its Students,” Journal of American History, 94 (March 2008), 1211–24.

Wineburg, Sam, and Chauncey Monte-Sano, “‘Famous Americans’: The Changing Pantheon of American Heroes,” Journal of American History, 94 (March 2008), 1186–1202.

Wrobel, David M., “A Place for Regions in the Modern U.S. Survey?,” Journal of American History, 94 (March 2008), 1203–10.

 

Levstik, Linda S., and Keith C. Barton, Researching History Education: Theory, Method, and Context. (New York: Routledge, 2008. xvi, 423 pp. Cloth, $145.00, isbn 978-0-8058-6270-6. Paper, $49.95, isbn 978-0-8058-6271-3.)


Transnational and Comparative

 

Chang, Kornel Suk, “Transpacific Borderlands and Boundaries: Race, Migration, and State Formation in the North American Pacific Rim, 1882–1917” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3272988.

 

Day, David, Conquest: How Societies Overwhelm Others. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xvi, 288 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-0-1-534011-2.)

Reichard, Gary W., and Ted Dickson, eds., America on the World Stage: A Global Approach to U.S. History. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xxvi, 322 pp. Cloth, $65.00, isbn 978-0-252-03345-2. Paper, $25.00, isbn 978-0-252-07552-0.)

 

Keene, Donald, Chronicles of My Life: An American in the Heart of Japan. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. 196 pp. $27.95, isbn 978-0-231-14440-7.)

Vautrin, Minnie, Terror in Minnie Vautrin’s Nanjing: Diaries and Correspondence, 1937–38, ed. Suping Lu. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xxxviii, 261 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-252-03332-2.)


Theory and Methodology

 

Daddow, Oliver, “Exploding History: Hayden White on Disciplinization,” Rethinking History (London), 12 (March 2008), 41–58.

Galloway, Patricia, “Countering ‘A Powerful Indefiniteness’: Doing Choctaw Ethnohistory in the Liminal Space between History and Archaeology,” in Pre-removal Choctaw History: Exploring New Paths, ed. Greg O’Brien, 48–69. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xiv, 265 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8061-3916-6.)

Paul, Herman, “A Weberian Medievalist: Hayden White in the 1950s,” Rethinking History (London), 12 (March 2008), 75–702.

 

Day, Mark, The Philosophy of History: An Introduction. (New York: Continuum, 2008. xii, 255 pp. Cloth, $120.00, isbn 978-0-8264-8847-3. Paper, $29.95, isbn 978-0-8264-8848-0.)

Hughes-Warrington, Marnie, Fifty Key Thinkers on History. (New York: Routledge, 2008. xxx, 442 pp. Cloth, $120.00, isbn 978-0-415-36650-2. Paper, $26.95, isbn 978-0-415-36651-9.)

Knowles, Anne Kelly, ed., Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and gis Are Changing Historical Scholarship. (Redlands, CA: ESRI Press, 2008. xx, 313 pp. Paper, $49.95, isbn 978-1-58948-013-1.) Includes cd.

Schneider, William, ed., Living with Stories: Telling, Re-Telling, and Remembering. (Logan: Utah State University Press, 2008. 175 pp. $26.95, isbn 978-0-87421-689-9.)

Yerxa, Donald A., ed., Recent Themes in Historical Thinking: Historians in Conversation. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. x, 142 pp. Cloth, $39.95, isbn 978-1-57003-740-5. Paper, $18.95, isbn 978-1-57003-741-2.)


Transportation, Travel, and Exploration

 

Benson, Erik, “Rivals of a Kind: The Anglo-American Commercial Aviation Rivalry, 1939–45,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 103–15.

Bostanoglu, Bruce, “Amerika ve Osmanli’nin akdeniz’de Baslayan seyir defteri” (The logbook of America and the Ottomans’ beginning on the Mediterranean Sea), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 212–25. In Turkish.

Lankford, Kelly, “Arctic Explorer Robert E. Peary’s Other Quest: Money, Science, and the Year 1897,” American Nineteenth Century History (London), 9 (March 2008), 37–60.

Luff, Jennifer, “Surrogate Supervisors: Railway Spotters and the Origins of Workplace Surveillance,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 5 (Spring 2008), 47–74.

Özmen, Cansu Özmen, “19. yüzyil Amerikan–Osmanli iliskilerinin Amerikan yazinina etkisi ve seyahatnâmeler” (Nineteenth-century American-Ottoman relations’ influence on American literature and travelbooks), Dogu Bati: Düsünce Dergisi (Istanbul), 42 (June–Aug. 2007), 194–212. In Turkish.

Robinson, John W., “Phineas Banning: Southern California’s Transportation King and Port Admiral,” California Territorial Quarterly (no. 72, Winter 2007), 4–25.

Stone, Richard D., and Michael Landry, “The Railroad Capacity Crisis: After Cutting to the Bone and More, Trains Are Back,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 63–72.

 

Kennedy, Todd, “Hitting the American Highway: The Ontology of the Hobo-Hero in Twentieth-Century American Culture” (University of South Carolina, 2007). Order No. DA3280329.

Vogel, Andrew, “Narrating the Geography of Automobility: American Road Story, 1893–1921” (Ohio State University, 2007). Order No. DA3264571.

Yandle, Paul D., “‘The Relapse of Reconstruction’: Railroad-Building, Party Warfare, and White Supremacy in Blue Ridge, North Carolina, 1854–1888” (West Virginia University, 2006). Order No. DA3275180.

 

Jonnes, Jill, Conquering Gotham: Building Penn Station and Its Tunnels. (New York: Penguin, 2007. xiv, 368 pp. Cloth, $27.95, isbn 978-0-670-03158-0. Paper, $16.00, isbn 978-0-14-311324-9.)

Mauch, Christof, and Thomas Zeller, eds., The World Beyond the Windshield: Roads and Landscapes in the United States and Europe. (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2008. xvi, 283 pp. Cloth, $49.95, isbn 978-0-8214-1767-6. Paper, $22.95, isbn 978-0-8214-1768-3.) Citations to relevant essays can be found in “Recent Scholarship Online” http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/rso/.

Rhodes, Joel P., A Missouri Railroad Pioneer: The Life of Louis Houck. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008. xii, 298 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-8262-1798-1.)

Schwantes, Carlos A., and James P. Ronda, The West the Railroads Made. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008. xxii, 229 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-295-98769-9.) Heavily illustrated.

Semsel, Craig R., Built to Move Millions: Streetcar Building in Ohio. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xiv, 293 pp. $49.95, isbn 978-0-253-34985-9.) Heavily illustrated.


Urban and Suburban

 

Ashbolt, Anthony, “‘Go Ask Alice’? Remembering the Summer of Love Forty Years On,” Australasian Journal of American Studies (Ipswich), 26 (Dec. 2007), 35–47.

Farrow, Lee A., “Grandeur Amidst the Ashes: The Chicago Visit of Russian Grand Duke Alexis, 1871–1872,” Journal of Illinois History, 11 (Spring 2008), 2–16.

Hirsch, Arnold R., “Fade to Black: Hurricane Katrina and the Disappearance of Creole New Orleans,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 752–61.

Kelman, Ari, “Boundary Issues: Clarifying New Orleans’s Murky Edges,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 695–703.

Landphair, Juliette, “‘The Forgotten People of New Orleans’: Community, Vulnerability, and the Lower Ninth Ward,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 837–45.

Long, Alecia P., “Poverty Is the New Prostitution: Race, Poverty, and Public Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 795–803.

Moore, Debra H., and Andrew J. Theising, “The Hollow Prize of East St. Louis: How Institutional Function and Institutional Culture Limited a City’s Future,” Journal of Illinois History, 11 (Spring 2008), 17–38.

Park, Jinbin, “1919neyon Chicago eui injongpokdonggwa dosi munjae” (The 1919 Chicago race riot and the urban question), Miguksa Yongu/Korean Journal of American History (Seoul), 26 (Nov. 2007), 97–123. In Korean.

Pigott, W. Benjamin, “The ‘Problem’ of the Black Middle Class: Morris Milgram’s Concord Park and Residential Integration in Philadelphia’s Postwar Suburbs,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 132 (April 2008), 173–90.

Smirnova, Olga, and Jerry Ingalls, “The Influence of State Annexation Laws on the Growth of Selected Southern Cities,” Southeastern Geographer, 47 (May 2007), 71–85.

Souther, J. Mark, “The Disneyfication of New Orleans: The French Quarter as Facade in a Divided City,” Journal of American History, 94 (Dec. 2007), 804–11.

 

Hobor, George, “Post Industrial Pathways: The Economic Reorganization of the Urban Rust Belt” (University of Arizona, 2007). Order No. DA3266254.

Miller, Christopher Mark, “Milwaukee’s First Suburbs: A Re-interpretation of Suburban Incorporation in Nineteenth-Century Milwaukee County” (Marquette University, 2007). Order No. DA3263804.

Rabig, Julia, “Broken Deal: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, New Jersey, 1960–1990” (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). Order No. DA3271802.

Scott, Amy L., “Remaking Urban in the American West: Lifestyles Politics, Micropolitan Urbanism, and Hip Capitalism in Boulder, Colorado, 1958–1978” (University of New Mexico, 2007). Order No. DA3269313.

Silver, Lindsay M., “‘The nation’s neighborhood’: The People, Power, and Politics of Capitol Hill since the Civil War” (Brandeis University, 2007). Order No. DA3274392.

 

Gordon, Colin, Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. xiv, 284 pp. $55.00, isbn 978-0-8122-4070-2.) Heavily illustrated.


Visual and Performing Arts

 

Kennedy, Sharon L., “Nebraska Women Artists, 1880–1950,” Nebraska History, 88 (Fall 2007), 62–95. Heavily illustrated.

Sutherland, Daniel E., “James McNeill Whistler in Chile: Portrait of the Artist as Arms Dealer,” American Nineteenth Century History (London), 9 (March 2008), 61–73.

 

Bringardner, Charles Albert, “Popular Entertainment and Constructions of Southern Identity: How Burlesques, Medicine Shows, and Musical Theatre Made Meaning and Money in the South, 1854–1980” (University of Texas, Austin, 2007). Order No. DA3271388.

Canedo, Richard G., “Entertaining America: Vaudeville and the Middle Ground of American Culture, 1865–1920” (Brown University, 2007). Order No. DA3271955.

Cawthra, Benjamin Scott, “Blue Notes in Black and White: Photography, Race, and the Image of Jazz, 1936–1965” (Washington University, 2007). Order No. DA3268014.

Charbonneau, Stephen Michael, “Screen Angst: Young Auto-Ethnographies and Alterity in American Documentary” (University of California, Los Angeles, 2007). Order No. DA3272271.

Curley, John J., “The Art That Came in from the Cold: Andy Warhol and Gerhard Richter, 1950–1968” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267235.

Dietrick, Jon Michael, “Bad Pennies and Dead Presidents: Money in Modern American Drama” (University of Connecticut, 2007).

Fleming, Elizabeth Anne, “Theorization and Commodification: The Production and Promotion of American Decorative Arts in the 1980s” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267245.

Frazier, James A., “Saying It Loud: The Cultural and Socio-Political Activism of Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar” (Temple University, 2007). Order No. DA3268145.

Greenhill, Jennifer A., “The Plague of Jocularity: Contesting Humor in American Art and Culture, 1863–1893” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267251.

Ikegami, Hiroko, “Dislocations: Robert Rauschenberg and the Americanization of Modern Art, circa 1964” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267272.

Johnson, Brandon Lavell, “Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848–1893” (University of Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3273027.

Lundskaer-Nielsen, Miranda, “Life Ain’t a Cabaret: Theatre Directors and the Rise of Musical Drama in the 1980s and 1990s” (Columbia University, 2005). Order No. DA3271881.

MacGibbon, Heather, “The Abortion Narrative in American Film: 1900–2000” (New York University, 2007). Order No. DA3269798.

Mahala, Macelle R., “Better Recognize: African American Theatre as a Politics of Cultural Practice” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263120.

McCormick, Seth, “Jasper Johns, 1954–1958: Persecution and the Art of Painting” (Columbia University, 2007). Order No. DA3266638.

Miklos, Michael Joseph, “Undermining Common Sense: Racial Legislation, Comedy, and the Family” (University of Southern California, 2007). Order No. DA3265655.

Musher, Sharon Ann, “A New Deal for Art” (Columbia University, 2007). Order No. DA3266652.

Sailor, Rachel M., “Meaningful Places: Nineteenth-Century Photography and the Local Landscapes of the American West” (University of Iowa, 2007). Order No. DA3265983.

Samuel, Anne E., “Vision Conceptualized in the American Renaissance Murals of Edwin Howland Blashfield” (University of Delaware, 2007). Order No. DA3277812.

Schneider, Erika, “Starving for Recognition: The Representation of Struggling Artists in America, 1810–1865” (Temple University, 2007). Order No. DA3268204.

Simonson, Mary Elizabeth, “Music, Dance, and Female Creativity in Early Twentieth-Century American Performance” (University of Virginia, 2007). Order No. DA3280005.

Smith, Tyler August, “Comedy on the Borders: Negotiations of Class through Parody on the Nineteenth-Century New York Stage” (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007). Order No. DA3270031.

Tomaszewsa, Lara Halina, “Borderlines of Poetry and Art: Vancouver, American Modernism, and the Formation of the West Coast Avant-Garde, 1961–1969” (University of British Columbia, Canada, 2007). Order No. DANR31943.

Uroskie, Andrew Vincent, “Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Warhol, Expanded Cinema, and the Emergence of the Moving Image in American Art, 1963–1965” (University of California, Berkeley, 2005). Order No. DA3275678.

Vorano, Norman David, “Inuit Art in the Qallunaat World: Modernism, Museums, and the Popular Imaginary, 1949–1962” (University of Rochester, 2007). Order No. DA3263999.

Woodard, Laurie Avant, “Performing Artists of the Harlem Renaissance: Resistance, Identity, and Meaning in the Life and Work of Fredi Washington from 1920 to 1950” (Yale University, 2007). Order No. DA3267384.

Zarro, Jennifer S., “Views of Philadelphia and the Culture of Geography, 1780–1800: Maps, Magazine Engravings, and William Birch” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2007). Order No. DA3277332.

 

Barker, Scott Grant, and Jane Myers, Intimate Modernism: Fort Worth Circle Artists in the 1940s. (Fort Worth: Amon Carter Museum, 2008. 205 pp. $39.95, isbn 978-0-88362-103-7.)

Bochner, Jay, An American Lens: Scenes from Alfred Stieglitz’s New York Secession. (Cambridge: mit Press, 2005. xviii, 371 pp. Cloth, $39.95, isbn 978-0-262-02580-9. Paper, $19.95, isbn 978-0-262-52488-9.)

Boime, Albert, Art in the Age of Civil Struggle, 1848–1871. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xx, 884 pp. $65.00, isbn 978-0-226-06328-7.) Heavily illustrated.

Garrison, Webb, Brady’s Civil War: A Collection of Memorable Civil War Images Photographed by Mathew Brady and His Assistants. (New York: Lyons, 2008. 256 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-1-59921-315-6.) Heavily illustrated.

Haltman, Kenneth, Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818–1823. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008. xxvi, 278 pp. $60.00, isbn 978-0-271-02982-5.)

Hapke, Laura, Labor’s Canvas: American Working-Class History and the wpa Art of the 1930s. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. xii, 301 pp. $69.99, isbn 978-1-84718-415-3.)

Sagala, Sandra K., Buffalo Bill on Stage. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008. xii, 307 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-8263-4427-4.)

Schechter, Joel, Messiahs of 1933: How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008. viii, 295 pp. $37.50, isbn 978-1-59213-872-2.)


Women

 

Scatamacchia, Cristina, “Traveling Light: La borsa di Nellie Bly” (Traveling light: Nellie Bly’s bag), in Abito e Identità: Ricerche di Storia Letteraria e Culturale (Clothes and identity: Research in literary and cultural history), ed. Cristina Giorcelli, 179–200. (Palermo and Rome: Ila Palma, 2007. €25.00, isbn 887704-599X.) In Italian.

Traflet, Janice, “Gendered Dollars: Pin Money, Mad Money, and Changing Notions of a Woman’s Proper Place,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 26 (2008), 189–202.

 

Addison, Wanda G., “Reclamation Voices: Self and Silence in Narratives by and about Black Women” (University of Louisiana, Lafayette, 2007). Order No. DA3261761.

Belanger, Elizabeth C., “Women Emergent: Gender, Geography, and Activism in St. Louis and Chicago” (Brown University, 2007). Order No. DA3271950.

Berg Burin, Nikki, “A Regency of Women: Female Plantation Management in the Old South” (University of Minnesota, 2007). Order No. DA3263081.

Cella, Laurie J. C., “A Radical Romance: The Intersection of the Conversion Narrative and the Romance Plot in Proletarian Novels, 1862–1939” (University of Connecticut, 2007). Order No. DA3268124.

Clark, Jennifer Susanne, “Mapping Feminism: Representing Women’s Liberation in 1970s Popular Media” (University of Southern California, 2007). Order No. DA3262767.

Emmett, Hilary Marion Jane, “‘Passion more than fraternal’: Towards a Poetics and Politics of Sisterhood in the American Novel, 1798–1987” (Cornell University, 2007). Order No. DA3276847.

Fine, Eve, “Pathways to Practice: Women Physicians in Chicago, 1850–1902” (University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007). Order No. DA3278791.

Goodier, Susan, “The Other Woman’s Movement: Anti-Suffrage Activism in New York State, 1865–1932” (State University of New York, Albany, 2007). Order No. DA3270283.

Johnson, Kathleen Carlton, “Radical Social Activism, Lay Catholic Women, and American Feminism, 1920–1960” (University of South Africa, 2007). Order No. DADA0818843.

Lancaster, Ashley Craig, “Altruistic Mothers and Sexual Predators: Creating the Poor-White Woman in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature” (University of Mississippi, 2007). Order No. DA3279424.

Lowgren, Andrea, “City Limits: Reputation and the Sexual Cartography of Women’s Mobility in Mid-Twentieth-Century San Francisco” (University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007). Order No. DA3265720.

May, Vanessa Harkins, “Working in Public and in Private: Domestic Service, Women’s Reform, and the Meaning of the Middle-Class Home in New York City, 1870–1940” (University of Virginia, 2007). Order No. DA3280017.

McGehee, Margaret Thomas, “On Margaret Mitchell’s Grave: Women Writers Imagining Modern Atlanta” (Emory University, 2007). Order No. DA3264084.

Nicholson, C. Bríd, “Emma Goldman: ‘Woven of Many Skeins’” (Drew University, 2007). Order No. DA3268696.

Odrcic, Liana J., “Reading Our Lives: Collective Reading and Cultural Work in 19th and 20th Century Wisconsin Women’s Book Clubs” (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2007). Order No. DA3279097.

Perry, Katherine Denise, “Gender on Paper: Gender Performances in American Women’s Poetry, 1650–Present” (Auburn University, 2007). Order No. DA3265516.

Ray, Nancy Rebekah, “The Other Carter: Betty Werlein Carter, a Writer in Her Own Regard” (University of Southern Mississippi, 2007). Order No. DA3275018.

Schneidhorst, Amy C., “It Wasn’t Just the Young: Mature Women’s Fight for Peace and Justice in Chicago during the Sixties” (University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007). Order No. DA3267046.

 

Allaback, Sarah, The First American Woman Architects. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xiv, 265 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-252-03321-6.)

Ferrell, Robert H., Grace Coolidge: The People’s Lady in Silent Cal’s White House. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. xiv, 184 pp. $29.95, isbn 978-0-7006-1563-6.)

Giorcelli, Cristina, ed., Abito e identità: Ricerche di storia letteraria e culturale (Clothes and identity: Research in literary and cultural history). (Palermo and Rome: Ila Palma, 2007. €25.00, isbn 887704-599X.) In Italian.

Rickman, Sarah Byrn, Nancy Love and the wasp Ferry Pilots of World War II. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2008. xx, 332 pp. $24.95, isbn 978-1-57441-241-3.)

 

Roberts, Betty, and Gail Wells, With Grit and by Grace: Breaking Trails in Politics and Law, a Memoir. (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2008. xii, 276 pp. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-87071-199-2.)

Shaw, Susan M., God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. xiv, 300 pp. $40.00, isbn 978-0-8131-2476-6.)

Vautrin, Minnie, Terror in Minnie Vautrin’s Nanjing: Diaries and Correspondence, 1937–38, ed. Suping Lu. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xxxviii, 261 pp. $45.00, isbn 978-0-252-03332-2.)

White, Deborah Gray, ed., Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xii, 291 pp. Cloth, $59.95, isbn 978-0-8078-3201-1. Paper, $21.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5881-3.)


World War I and Interwar (1914-1941)

 

Davis, Anita Price, Georgia during the Great Depression: A Documentary Portrait of a Decade. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008. x, 294 pp. Paper, $39.95, isbn 978-0-7864-3395-7.) Heavily illustrated.

Scandura, Jani, Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression. (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. xx, 321 pp. Cloth, $89.95, isbn 978-0-8223-3654-9. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8223-3666-2.) Heavily illustrated.


World War II

Connole, Dennis A., A “Yankee” in the “Texas Army.” (Lanham: Hamilton, 2008. xxii, 362 pp. Cloth, $59.95, isbn 978-0-7618-3982-8. Paper, $39.95, isbn 978-0-7618-3983-5.)


East

Zenzen, Joan M., Fort Stanwix National Monument: Reconstructing the Past and Partnering for the Future. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. xii, 298 pp. $75.00, isbn 978-0-7914-7433-4.)


South

 

Bringardner, Charles Albert, “Popular Entertainment and Constructions of Southern Identity: How Burlesques, Medicine Shows, and Musical Theatre Made Meaning and Money in the South, 1854–1980” (University of Texas, Austin, 2007). Order No. DA3271388.

Hillyer, Reiko Margarita, “Designing Dixie: Landscape, Tourism, and Memory in the New South, 1870–1917” (Columbia University, 2007). Order No. DA3266595.

 

Luraghi, Raimondo, La spada e le magnolie: Il Sud nella storia degli Stati Uniti (The sword and the magnolias: The South in U.S. history). (Rome: Donzelli, 2007. 227 pp. €29.00, isbn 978-88-6036-169-1.) In Italian.

Watson, Harry L., and Larry J. Griffin, eds., Southern Cultures: The Fifteenth Anniversary Reader. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xviii, 507 pp. Cloth, $49.95, isbn 978-0-8078-3212-7. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8078-5880-6.)


West

 

Szasz, Ferenc M., and George E. Webb, “The New Mexican Response to the End of the Second World War,” New Mexico Historical Review, 83 (Winter 2008), 1–37.

 

Scott, Amy L., “Remaking Urban in the American West: Lifestyles Politics, Micropolitan Urbanism, and Hip Capitalism in Boulder, Colorado, 1958–1978” (University of New Mexico, 2007). Order No. DA3269313.

 

Kvasnicka, Robert M., ed., The Trans-Mississippi West, 1804–1912: A Guide to Federal Records for the Territorial Period, Part 4, Section 3. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2007. vol. 1: xx, 656 pp. vol. 2: vi, 448 pp. pp. Paper, $49.00/set, isbn 1-880875-29-2/set.)


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