Middle West Review 07:1

Middle West Review 07:1

Edited by Jon K. Lauck
Jeff Wells and MaryKat Parks Workinger, Associate Editors 

Table Of Contents

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Middle West Review 7.1 (Fall 2020)

Introduction: Middle West Review and the Middle Ground
Jon K. Lauck

Symposium on Regionalism
Midwestern Regionalism: Place, Time, and Perspective
Terry A. Barnhart

The Midwest and the Rise of American Regionalism, 1890–1915
Michael C. Steiner

The Imagined Midwest
June Howard

Making Midwestern Art History: Oskar Hagen and James Watrous
Lauren Kroiz

“The Brightest Star under the Blue Dome of Heaven”: Civil Rights and Midwestern Black Identity in Iowa, 1839–1900
David Brodnax, Sr.

African American, African Indian, and Midwestern
Jennifer Kirsten Stinson

Reading Regionalism in the Midwest: Evidence from “What Middletown Read” Data
James J. Connolly

It is Time to Rethink Regionalism in Midwestern Life: How Two National Magazines Caricatured a Midwestern Art Movement and Hid Its Critical and Community-Engaged Edge
Travis E. Nygard 

“Splendid and Remarkable Progress” in the Midwest: Assessing the Emergence and Social Impact of Regional Art Museums, 1875–1925
Christa Adams

Regional Identity, Immigration, and Religious Community in the Nineteenth Century: Dutch Colonies, Church Conflicts, and Religious Influences on Regional Consciousness
Andrew Klumpp

Charlotte Ouisconsin Van Cleve and Telling Midwestern Regional Stories
Sara Egge

The Monolith: Thoughts on Growing up Jewtheran in the Rural Midwest
Geoff Herbach

If You Believe You Exist: On Bon Iver, Midwestern Literature and Art, and a Tradition, of Sorts
Nickolas Butler

Holding the Soil: A Note on the Conservation of Midwesternness
Jason Weems 

Symposium on David McCullough’s The Pioneers
Were They Really Pioneers?
Susan Sleeper-Smith

The Wrong History for Our Time: An Analysis of David McCullough’s The Pioneers
Stephen Warren

The Public’s Historian
Michael Allen

McCullough’s Critics Offer a Narrow View of History
John Bicknell

A Gentle Remembering: David McCullough’s The Pioneers
Mary Stockwell

America’s Republican Refounding: David McCullough’s Paean to Pioneers in the Old Northwest
Gleaves Whitney

“From Such Beginnings, Much May Be Expected”
Brandon C. Downing 

Book Reviews
Susan J. Bandes, Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie
Dale Allen Gyure 

Richard Lyman Bushman, The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History
Jacob Bruggeman 

Charles Delgadillo, Crusader for Democracy: The Political Life of William Allen White
Walter Nugent

Ed Gruver, Hairs vs. Squares: The Mustache Gang, the Big Red Machine, and the Tumultuous Summer of ‘72
Brian E. Campbell

K. David Hanzlick, Benevolence, Moral Reform, Equality: Women’s Activism in Kansas City, 1870–1940
Sara Egge

Rob Harper, Unsettling the West: Violence and State Building in the Ohio Valley
William Heath

Kristin L. Hoganson, The Heartland: An American History
Jeff Bremer

Dan Kaufman, The Fall of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics
John E. Miller

Gary Kaunonen, Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike
John Baeten

Erin M. Kempker, Big Sister: Feminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland
Carey Kelley

Christian Knoeller, Reimagining Environmental History: Ecological Memory in the Wake of Landscape Change
Richard F. Nation

R. Alton Lee, Publisher for the Masses: Emanuel Haldeman-Julius
James J. Connolly

Timothy R. Mahoney, From Hometown to Battlefield in the Civil War Era: Middle Class Life in Midwest America
Christopher Phillips

Tiya Miles, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits
Dana Elizabeth Weiner

Phil A. Neel, Hinterland: America’s New Landscape of Class and Conflict
Andy Oler

Omar S. Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago R. Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox, eds. The Latina/o Midwest Reader
Delia Fernández 


Remembering a Son of the Midwest: Ellis Hawley, 1929–2020

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