Journal of American History

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Intellectual

 

Hutchison, Anthony, “‘All the Men of Great Affairs’: The Barnard Statue, Manchester Liberalism, and Lincoln Intellectual History,” American Literary History, 21 (Winter 2009), 793–809.

Isayev, S. A., “Dzhon Teilor kak politicheskii filosof” (John Taylor as political philosopher), in Amerikanskii ezhegodnik 2007 (American yearbook, 2007), ed. T. Y. Lavrent’eva, 35–54. (Moscow: Nauka, 2009. 461 pp. isbn 978-5-02-037000-5.) In Russian.

Lewis, Hyrum, “The Conservative Capture of Anti-relativist Discourse in Postwar America,” Canadian Journal of History (Saskatoon), 43 (no. 3, 2008), 51–76.

Lowry, Richard S., “American Studies, Cultural History, and the Critique of Culture,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 8 (July 2009), 301–40.

Milne, David, “America’s ‘Intellectual’ Diplomacy,” International Affairs (London), 86 (Jan. 2010), 49–68.

Ronda, Bruce, “The Concord School of Philosophy and the Legacy of Transcendentalism,” New England Quarterly, 82 (Dec. 2009), 575–607.

Sutter, Paul S., “When Environmental Traditions Collide: Ramachandra Guha’s The Unquiet Woods and U.S. Environmental History,” Environmental History, 14 (July 2009), 543–50.

 

Biswas, Paromita, “Colonial Displacements: Nationalist Longing and Identity among Early Indian Intellectuals in the United States” (University of California, Los Angeles, 2008). Order No. DA3347035.

Brown, Lillie Anne, “Movements in Dignity: A Critical Examination of Selected Words by Ernest J. Gaines” (Florida State University, 2008). Order No. DA3348478.

Ghosh, Cyril Arijt, “The Politics of the American Dream: Locke and Puritan Thought Revisited in an Era of Open Immigration and Identity Politics” (Syracuse University, 2008). Order No. DA3347262.

Hecht, Romy, “The Attack on Greenery: Critical Perceptions of the American Man-Made Landscape, 1955–1969” (Princeton University, 2009). Order No. DA3356717.

Keck, Aaron Michael, “One Nation: Cosmopolitanism and the Making of American Identity from Madison to Lincoln” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2008). Order No. DA3349907.

Kienker, John B., “A Peculiar Felicity of Expression: The Pursuit of Happiness and the American Founding” (Claremont Graduate University, 2009). Order No. DA3351825.

Mastrangelo, James Elliot Ficker, “City of Gods: The Rationalization of Spiritual Thought in America and the Erosion of the Foundations of Democratic Liberation” (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2009). Order No. DA3350166.

Stampnitzky, Lisa Rachel, “Disciplining an Unruly Field: Terrorism Studies and the State, 1972–2001” (University of California, Berkeley, 2008). Order No. DA3353231.

Zummo, Paul, “Thomas Jefferson’s America: Democracy, Progress, and the Quest for Perfection” (Catholic University of America, 2008). Order No. DA3348469.

 

Adeleke, Tunde, The Case against Afrocentrism. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009. xiv, 223 pp. $50.00, isbn 978-1-60473-293-1.)

de Alvarado, Barbara Driscoll, “A Scholar and Visionary in Mexican American and Latino Studies,” in Moving beyond Borders: Julian Samora and the Establishment of Latino Studies, ed. Alberto López Pulido, Barbara Driscoll de Alvarado, and Carmen Samora, 30–49. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. xxii, 268 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03463-3. Paper, $30.00, isbn 978-0-252-07656-5.)

Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Chip, Inheriting the Past: The Making of Arthur C. Parker and Indigenous Archaeology. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2009. xxii, 268 pp. Cloth, $49.95, isbn 978-0-8165-2655-0. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8165-2656-7.)

Moore, Michaela Hoenicke, Know Your Enemy: The American Debate on Nazism, 1933–1945. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xviii, 390 pp. $85.00, isbn 978-0-521-82969-4.)

Morris, Roy, Jr., Lighting Out for the Territory: How Samuel Clemens Headed West and Became Mark Twain. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010. xviii, 282 pp. $26.00, isbn 978-1-4165-9866-4.)

Samora, Carmen, “Grace and Redemption: Julian Samora, 1920–1886,” in Moving beyond Borders: Julian Samora and the Establishment of Latino Studies, ed. Alberto López Pulido, Barbara Driscoll de Alvarado, and Carmen Samora, 9–30. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. xxii, 268 pp. Cloth, $70.00, isbn 978-0-252-03463-3. Paper, $30.00, isbn 978-0-252-07656-5.)

Siemers, David J., Presidents and Political Thought. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2009. xviii, 243 pp. Cloth, $49.95, isbn 978-0-8262-1866-7. Paper, $24.95, isbn 978-0-8262-1878-0.)

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