Journal of American History 106 (2019), 1

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Journal of American History 106 (2019), 1
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Bloomington, IN 2019: Oxford University Press



The Journal of American History
United States
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Wolff, Sarah




Slaves of the State: Infrastructure and Governance through Slavery in the Antebellum South
Aaron Hall

Unpacking the Supreme Court: Judicial Retirement, Judicial Independence, and the Road to the 1937 Court Battle
Judge Glock

Too Close for Comfort: Canada, the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, and the North American Colo(u)r Line
Asa McKercher

Prospecting the World: Landsat and the Search for Minerals in Space Age Globalization
Megan Black

Review Essay

Metagraph: Innovations in Form and Content
Watson W. Jennison

Public History Reviews


A Right to the City
Amber N. Wiley

Hannah Byrne

Finding a Path Forward: Asian American/Pacific Islander National Historic Landmarks Theme Study
Michelle Magalong

Lost LA
Jennifer Thornton

Book Reviews

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History
Max Perry Mueller

Historicizing Race
Gregory D. Smithers

City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965
Natsu Taylor Saito

Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia
Nancy J. Taniguchi

Undermined in Coal Country: On the Measures in a Working Land
Philip G. Terrie

The Global History of Organic Farming
Peter J. Hugill

The Small Shall Be Strong: A History of Lake Tahoe's Washoe Indians
Bruce E. Johansen

American Indian History on Trial: Historical Expertise in Tribal Litigation
Clarissa Confer

Empire in Retreat: The Past, Present, and Future of the United States
Edward Watts

What Is Classical Liberal History?
Anne M. Kornhauser

Ekklesia: Three Inquiries in Church and State
Matt McCook

The Log Cabin: An American Icon
David Bjelajac

Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500–1830
Amy Turner Bushnell

The Worlds of Junípero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations
Matthew J. Grow

Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora
Lane Demas

Colonial Intimacies: Interethnic Kinship, Sexuality, and Marriage in Southern California, 1769–1885
Anthony P. Mora

Osage Women and Empire: Gender and Power
Mattie Harper

American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492–1700
David A. Zonderman

The Merchant John Askin: Furs and Empire at British Michilimackinac
Morgan LaBin Veraluz

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History
Robert A. Gross

Making Habeas Work: A Legal History
Ari Helo

Poseidon's Curse: British Naval Impressment and Atlantic Origins of the American Revolution
Kenneth J. Blume

Bernardo de Gálvez: Spanish Hero of the American Revolution
Brian Rouleau

Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther Deberdt Reed and the American Revolution
Thomas Balcerski

Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe, and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe
Philipp Ziesche

Sharks upon the Land: Colonialism, Indigenous Health, and Culture in Hawai'i, 1778–1855
David S. Jones

Dangerous Subjects: James D. Saules and the Rise of Black Exclusion in Oregon
Katherine G. Aiken

Who Writes for Black Children? African American Children's Literature before 1900
Barbara Hochman

The American Elsewhere: Adventure and Manliness in the Age of Expansion
John G. McCurdy

Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco
Sarah J. Moore

The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster
Amanda Porterfield

Credulity: A Cultural History of U.S. Mesmerism
Beth Barton Schweiger

The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States
Stephanie P. Browner

The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit versus the Press, 1833–1923
Barton E. Price

Une autre démocratie en Amérique (1824–1844): Orestes Brownson, un regard politique (Another democracy in America [1824–1844]: Orestes Brownson, a political look)
Romain Huret

The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky
Arlin C. Migliazzo

Dagger John: Archbishop John Hughes and the Making of Irish America
Mary C. Kelly

The American and British Debate over Equality, 1776–1920
Robert Lawson-Peebles

Tariff Wars and the Politics of Jacksonian America
Robin L. Einhorn

Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy
Wallace Hettle

Unrequited Toil: A History of United States Slavery
Dale Kretz

Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America
Robert J. Cottrol

Before Dred Scott: Slavery and Legal Culture in the American Confluence, 1787–1857
Thomas J. Davis

The Captive's Quest for Freedom: Fugitive Slaves, the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, and the Politics of Slavery
Paul Finkelman

The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist
Beverly C. Tomek

The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Matthew Karp

Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research
Peter Kolchin

The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America
Yael A. Sternhell

Fighting Means Killing: Civil War Soldiers and the Nature of Combat
Gregory J. W. Urwin

Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia
John E. Stealey, III

Penitentiaries, Punishment, and Military Prisons: Familiar Responses to an Extraordinary Crisis during the American Civil War
Steven J. Ramold

Civil War and Agrarian Unrest: The Confederate South and Southern Italy
Paul D. Escott

The Civil War and the Transformation of American Citizenship
Michael Green

The Loyal Republic: Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America
Angela F. Murphy

Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women
Mary Saracino Zboray

Remembering Reconstruction: Struggles over the Meaning of America's Most Turbulent Era
Mark A. Lause

Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations
Jeannette Eileen Jones

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization
Margot Minardi

“Our Little Monitor”: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War
Michael Brem Bonner

At War: The Military and American Culture in the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Jason W. Warren

In Their Own Best Interest: A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americans
Stefan Rinke

African, American: From Tarzan to Dreams from My Father—Africa in the U.S. Imagination
Saverio Giovacchini

Freedom's Racial Frontier: African Americans in the Twentieth-Century West
Clayborne Carson

The Burning House: Jim Crow and the Making of Modern America
Melissa Milewski

Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University
James P. Cousins

Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869–1973
Jeffrey L. Littlejohn

The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice
James D. Schmidt

America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation
Gary L. Kieffner

Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America
Lynne P. Doti

US Health Policy and Health Care Delivery: Doctors, Reformers, and Entrepreneurs
Margaret Marsh

Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything
Sharra L. Vostral

All In: The Spread of Gambling in Twentieth-Century United States
Richard O. Davies

First Taste of Freedom: A Cultural History of Bicycle Marketing in the United States
Richard C. Crepeau

Proving Ground: Expertise and Appalachian Landscapes
Chad Berry

The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics
Josh Lambert

Skyscraper Gothic: Medieval Style and Modernist Buildings; The Black Skyscraper: Architecture and the Perception of Race
Thomas Bender

Frank Furness: Architecture in the Age of the Great Machines
Regina Lee Blaszczyk

The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire
Michael L. Johnson

Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction
Gregg Cantrell

Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890
Ben Wynne

Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy
Elliott Young

Murder and Intrigue on the Mexican Border: Governor Colquitt, President Wilson, and the Vergara Affair
Joseph A. Stout, Jr.

Charging up San Juan Hill: Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of Imperial America
Kyle Anthony

In Command: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Military
Serge Ricard

Return to Kahiki: Native Hawaiians in Oceania
Patricia Grimshaw

The Foundations of the Modern Philippine State: Imperial Rule and the American Constitutional Tradition in the Philippine Islands, 1898–1935
Adam Burns

Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World
Larry Neal

Race and the Making of American Political Science
Ian C. Hartman

Before Journalism Schools: How Gilded Age Reporters Learned the Rules
Ulf Jonas Bjork

American Tomboys, 1850–1915
Dolita Cathcart

Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest, 1870–1920
Michael J. Lansing

Respectability and Reform: Irish American Women's Activism, 1880–1920
Patrick W. O'Neil

Constructing the Patriarchal City: Gender and the Built Environments of London, Dublin, Toronto, and Chicago, 1870s into the 1940s
Randy D. McBee

Creating the Big Ten: Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization
John R. Thelin

Gross Misbehavior and Wickedness: A Notorious Divorce in Early Twentieth-Century America
Anna R. Igra

Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom
Kate Dossett

Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South
Richard Hughes

The Uplift Generation: Cooperation across the Color Line in Early Twentieth-Century Virginia
Phillip Hamilton

A New Plantation World: Sporting Estates in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1900–1940
Jonathan Mercantini

Arizona's Deadliest Gunfight: Draft Resistance and Tragedy at the Power Cabin, 1918
Gerald E. Shenk

The Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910–1950
Geraldo Cadava

Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike
Robert F. Zeidel

The Rise and Fall of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in Arkansas
Michael Honey

War against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914–1918
Brett Gary

Frustrated Ambition: General Vicente Lim and the Philippine Military Experience, 1910–1944
Hal M. Friedman

Stamping American Memory: Collectors, Citizens, and the Post
Tona J. Hangen

Modernity and the Great Depression: The Transformation of American Society, 1930–1941
Paul V. Murphy

The United States and the Nazi Holocaust: Race, Refuge, and Remembrance
David Hamilton Golland

Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II
Judy Barrett Litoff

World War II at Sea: A Global History
Sam Edwards

The 10 Cent War: Comic Books, Propaganda, and World War II
Cord A. Scott

Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy
Kathleen A. Feeley

Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy after World War II
John Willoughby

How to Reach Japan by Subway: America's Fascination with Japanese Culture, 1945–1965
Mari Yoshihara

Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
Carol Lynn McKibben

The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption and the American Family
Sarah Potter

Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House
Joseph A. McCartin

The Organic Profit: Rodale and the Making of Marketplace Environmentalism
Erik Loomis

Embattled River: The Hudson and Modern American Environmentalism
William Wyckoff

Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age
Dustin Abnet

The Tvs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First Lcds
Michael R. Fein

Pigskin Nation: How the Nfl Remade American Politics
Stephen Vaughn

The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India
Robert Rakove

Diplomacy Meets Migration: US Relations with Cuba during the Cold War
Josef Opatrný

Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War
Mary Ann Heiss

Taking Books to the World: American Publishers and the Cultural Cold War
Steven Biel

Show Trial: Hollywood, Huac, and the Birth of the Blacklist
Raymond Haberski, Jr.

The Double Game: The Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation
Benjamin P. Greene

The Control War: The Struggle for South Vietnam, 1968–1975
Philip E. Catton

From the Tricontinental to the Global South: Race, Radicalism, and Transnational Solidarity
Nico Slate

Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960
Francis Njubi Nesbitt

Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War
Alonzo M. Ward

One in Christ: Chicago Catholics and the Quest for Interracial Justice
Mark Newman

A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who Desegregated America's Schools
Jo Ann O. Robinson

No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote
Jeffrey A. Turner

The Defeat of Black Power: Civil Rights and the National Black Political Convention of 1972
Laura Warren Hill

To Face Down Dixie: South Carolina's War on the Supreme Court in the Age of Civil Rights
Aaron L. Haberman

Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s
Rebecca T. Alpert

Israel in the American Mind: The Cultural Politics of US-Israeli Relations, 1958–1988
Andrew Preston

Jewish Radical Feminism: Voices from the Women's Liberation Movement
Candace Falk

Before Aids: Gay Health Politics in the 1970s
Ellen Herman

People before Highways: Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making
Alexander von Hoffman

The Defiant: Protest Movements in Post-Liberal America
Joseph Fronczak

Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class
Benjamin C. Waterhouse

1983: Reagan, Andropov, and a World on the Brink
Joshua Cochran

Paving the Way for Reagan: The Influence of Conservative Media on U.S. Foreign Policy
Craig Allen

When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War
Gil Troy

The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Civil War Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West
Daniel Herman

Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America
Georgina Hickey

Movie Reviews

David Cunningham

I Am Not Your Negro
Larry A. Greene

Britt P. Tevis

Daniel Geary

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes
Michael J. Socolow

The Eugenics Crusade
James I. Deutsch

Ted Williams: “The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived”
Daniel A. Nathan

Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World
Paula Musegades

Digital History Reviews

NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
Jen Jack Gieseking

Refusing to Forget
Cynthia E. Orozco

Borderlands Archives Cartography, 1808–1930
Sonia Hernández

A History of Central Florida: The Podcast Project
Jacob K. Friefeld




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