Middle West Review 05:1

Middle West Review 05:1

Edited by Paul Mokryzcki Renfro
Associate editors Jon K. Lauck and Jeff Wells

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Table Of Contents

Volume 5, Number 1 (Fall 2018)

Prince and the Making of the Minneapolis Mystique
Kirsten Delegard and Michael J. Lansing        

The Politicization of Union Soldiers in the Midwest
Keith Altavilla

Book Reviews
William Cronon, Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos
Scott Russell Sanders  

Mark W. Weber and Stephen H. Paschen, Side by Side: Alice and Staughton Lynd, the Ohio Years
David Brown  

Christopher Robert Reed, Black Chicago’s First Century: 1833–1900
Brian McCammack     

Henry W. Berger, St. Louis & Empire: 250 Years of Imperial Quest & Urban Crisis
John Reda       

James W. Hewitt, In Cold Storage: Sex and Murder on the Plains
Peter Longo    

Matthew J. Prigge, Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City’s First Century
Lawrence H. Larsen    

Robert M. Marovich, A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music
Amy Absher   

Jerome Klinkowitz, Frank Lloyd Wright and His Manner of Thought
Jessica Garcia Fritz     

Amy Absher, The Black Musician and the White City: Race and Music in Chicago, 1900–1967
Robert M. Marovich   

Lea VanderVelde, Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott
William D. Green        

Tom Diemer, Lee Leonard, and Richard G. Zimmerman, James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus
Herb Asher     

Julie Marie Robinson, Race, Religion, and the Pulpit: Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit
Robert Martin 

J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
Thomas E. Wagner     

Jacqueline Marino and Will Miller, eds., Car Bombs to Cookie Tables: The Youngstown Anthology
James J. Connolly       

Patrick McGilligan, Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane
Alyssa L. Reil 

Ernie Pyle, ed., At Home with Ernie Pyle
Melissa A. Amateis     

James Eli Shiffer, The King of Skid Row: John Bacich and the Twilight Years of Old Minneapolis
Kevin Ehrman-Solberg

David B. Danbom, ed., Bridging the Distance: Common Issues of the Rural West
J. L. Anderson

Jess Gilbert, Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal
Catherine McNicol Stock        

Paula Rabinowitz, American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street
Rachael Price  

Gregory L. Schneider, Rock Island Requiem: The Collapse of a Mighty Fine Line
Simon Cordery

George S. McGovern, My Life in the Service: The World War II Diary of George McGovern
John E. Miller 

Dick Blau and Rick March, Polka Heartland: Why the Midwest Loves to Polka
Kari Veblen    

Lowell J. Soike, Necessary Courage: Iowa’s Underground Railroad in the Struggle Against Slavery
Paul Finkelman           

J. David Hoeveler, John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea
Tim Lacy        

Thomas Dyja, The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream
Elaine Lewinnek         

Hendrik Meijer, Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century
John J. Miller  

William Least Heat-Moon, Writing Blue Highways: The Story of How a Book Happened
Nels H. Granholm       

Book Review Essays
Unruly Intimacies: The Body and the Midwest in the Works of Roxane Gay
Freda L. Fair   

Higher Learning, Social Churning: Midwestern Universities in the 1960s
Matthew Pehl  

F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Midwest
Dave Page       

The American Midwest and the Early Cold War
Bernard Lemelin         

Indigenous Adaptations to Settler Colonialism
Akim Reinhardt