Middle West Review 02:1

Middle West Review 02:1

Edited by Paul Mokrzycki Renfro

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Table Of Contents

Special Issue: The Farm Crisis and the Midwest
Guest edited by Jenny Barker Devine and David D. Vail

Sustaining the Conversation: The Farm Crisis and the Midwest
Jenny Barker Devine and David D. Vail
Children of the Crisis: Farm Youth in Troubled Times
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg
Farmers Fight Flinchbaugh: A Photographic Essay
David D. Vail
Desperate Farm Wives: Gender, Activism, and Traditionalism in the Farm Crisis
Rebecca Stoil
Memories of the Crisis
Denise O’Brien
Book Reviews
Zandria F. Robinson, This Ain’t Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identities in the Post-Soul South
Margaret Garb
Norbert Blei, The Door Way: The People in the Landscape
Robert F. Zeidel
Beth Tompkins Bates, The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford
Karen Miller
Suzanne Cooper Guasco, Confronting Slavery: Edward Coles and the Rise of Antislavery Politics in Nineteenth-Century America
Dana Elizabeth Weiner
Matthew Levin, Cold War University: Madison and the New Left in the Sixties
David Brown
John E. Miller, Small-Town Dreams: Stories of Midwestern Boys Who Shaped America
Annette Atkins
James H. Madison, Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana
R. Douglas Hurt
Jonathan Eller, Becoming Ray Bradbury and Ray Bradbury Unbound
Loren Logsdon
Larry Haeg, Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street’s Great Railroad War
Benjamin Schwantes
Tracy Campbell, The Gateway Arch: A Biography
Gary R. Kremer
Scott Saul, Becoming Richard Pryor
Jack Blocker
David Curtis Skaggs, William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country
William Heath
Jane Smiley, Some Luck: A Novel
Marvin Bergman
Barry Miles, Call Me Burroughs: A Life
Todd Tietchen
Colin R. Johnson, Just Queer Folks: Gender and Sexuality in Rural America
Michael J. Lansing
Robert Englebert and Guillaume Teasdale, eds., French and Indians in the Heart of North America, 1630–1815
Andrew Sturtevant
Tekla Agbala Ali Johnson, Free Radical: Ernest Chambers, Black Power, and the Politics of Race
Paul Emory Putz
Ted Kooser, Splitting an Order
Patrick Hicks
John R. Van Atta, Wolf by the Ears: The Missouri Crisis, 1819–1821
Stephen Aron
Angie Maxwell, The Indicted South: Public Criticism, Southern Inferiority, and the Politics of Whiteness
Kenneth H. Wheeler
Review Essays
The Midwest and the Middle Ground
Edward Watts
Midwestern Voice: Still Listening
Will Weaver
Media Reviews
Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North, Newberry Library
Julie A. Mujic
Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the American City, Colin Gordon, University of Iowa
Douglas Cole Fenske
Mysterious Skin, dir. Gregg Araki (2004)
Samantha Bryant
A Serious Man, dirs. Joel and Ethan Coen (2009)
Michael Skaggs