Issue 26: Autumn 2011

Note from the Editors


“I Wish for Another Pail”: The Fisherman on the Sand in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Love of the Last Tycoon
Dr. Graeme Abernethy (Simon Fraser University)

Life in the Ruins of Gay L.A.: American Urban Space as Historical Palimpsest in James Robert Baker’s Tim and Pete
Christopher Vardy (University of Manchester)

Fictional Revisions of Slavery and Genealogy in Lawrence Hill’s Any Known Blood
Dr. Nadine Flagel (Simon Fraser University)

Passing, Performance, and Perversity: Rewriting Bodies in the Works of Lawrence Hill, Shani Mootoo, and Danzy Senna
Natalie Wall (University of Calgary)

Featured discussion: Barack Obama: American Conservative
Dr. Maria Ryan (University of Nottingham)

New World, New Media: The De-centring of “America”
Professor Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham)

Response to Maria Ryan and Scott Lucas
Dr. Bevan Sewell (University of Nottingham)



James Der Derian, David Udris and Michael Udris (dirs.): Human Terrain: War Becomes Academic
Dr. Markus Kienscherf (Free University Berlin)


Patrick Allitt: The Conservatives: Ideas & Personalities Throughout American History
Allen Mendenhall (Auburn University)

Jason McDonald: American Ethnic History: Themes and Perspectives
Christian Wilbers (The College of William & Mary)

Adam Arenson: The Great Heart of the Republic: St Louis and the Cultural Civil War
Mark Sullivan (Nottingham Trent University)

Yvonne J. Johnson (ed.): Feminist Frontiers: Women Who Shaped the Midwest
Rebecca Brueckmann (Free University Berlin)

Susan Dunn: Roosevelt’s Purge: How FDR Fought to Change the Democratic Party
Luke Middup (University of Nottingham)

James J. Cooke: Chewing Gum, Candy Bars and Beer: The Army PX in World War II
Dr. M. Carmen Gomez-Galisteo (ESNE – Universidad Camilo José Cela, Madrid)

Brian Hosmer (ed): Native Americans and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman
Steven George (Columbus State Community College)

James Worthen: The Young Nixon and His Rivals: Four Californian Republicans Eye the White House, 1946-1958
Richard Martin (Birkbeck, University of London)

M. Langford and J. Langford: A Cold War Tourist and his Camera
Alex Ferguson (University of Southampton)

Karin Aguilar-San Juan: Little Saigons: Staying Vietnamese in America
Dr John Barnhill (Independent Scholar)

Photo: The U.S. Army via Compfight cc

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