Middle West Review 09:2

Middle West Review 09:2

Edited by Jon K. Lauck
Christopher R. Laingen and Jennifer Stinson, Associate Editors 

Table Of Contents

Volume 9, Number 2, Spring 2023

The Shredding of Midwestern Newspapers
Jon K. Lauck    

Symposium on Midwestern Women’s History
Katherine Jellison         

Sustenance, Social Bonds, and Politics: A Food History of the South Dakota Suffrage Movement
Liz Almlie        

“The Light of Science and Religion”: Women’s Education, the Language of Conquest, and Emerging Midwestern Identities on the Illinois Frontier, 1830–1850
Jenny Barker-Devine    

“For Women Only!”: A Radical Message of the Black Middle Class in Kansas City
Elyssa Ford      

Monuments to Midwestern Pioneer Mothers and Native Women
Cynthia C. Prescott       

Female Hucksters and Produce Markets in the Great Lakes Region, 1830s-1890s
Debra A. Reid  

Symposium on Halvorson and Reno’s Imagining the Heartland
Inventing a Heartland
Eric Arnesen    

Agrarian Mythologies
Debra Bricker Balken   

Whose Midwest?
Paul Finkelman 

What to the “Other” is the Midwest?
Ashley Howard 

No, the Heartland isn’t a Race, and the Social Sciences are a Mess
Robert Leonard 

Does “White” Equal “White Supremacy”?
Marcia Noe      

Wrong Ideas About Wrong Ideas
David Pichaske 

Recognizing the Authentic, Documented Middle West
Christopher Reed          

Imagining Supremacy
Wilfred Reilley 

Settler Colonialism and Imagining the Nation’s Center as its Right
David Roediger 

Whitewashing the Heartland
Michael Steiner 

Symposium on the History Jobs Crisis
U.S. History as Part of a Core Curriculum
Megan Birk      

Surveying the Ongoing History Crisis: Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence from Across the Midwest
Kevin Mason   

Reframing History: A Response
Andrew Offenburger     

Book Reviews
Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, Crafting an Indigenous Nation: Kiowa Expressive Culture in the Progressive Era
Benjamin R. Kracht      

Kristin L. Hoganson, The Heartland: An American History
Michelle Martindale     

Elizabeth Sutton, Angel De Cora, Karen Thronson, and the Art of Place: How Two Midwestern Women Used Art to Negotiate Migration and Dispossession
Emily C. Burns 

Michael E. Brooks and Bob Fitrakis, A History of Hate in Ohio: Then and Now
Britt Halvorson 

Simon M. Evans, A Geography of the Hutterites in North America
Devin C. Manzullo-Thomas      

Benjamin Moore, The Names of John Gergen: Immigrant Identities in Early Twentieth-Century St. Louis
Andrew Klumpp           

Jason Stacy, Spoon River America: Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town
Gregory Brown 

Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys, Black Snake: Standing Rock, the Dakota Access Pipeline, and Environmental Justice
Claire Patton    

Neil D. Hamilton, The Land Remains: A Midwestern Perspective On Our Past and Future
Jim Feldman    

Book Review Essays
They Have All Gone Away: Farms, Families, and Change
Paula Nelson    

Ruin, Revival, and Something in Between: Memoirs of the Rust Belt
John Kropf       

Media Review
Revisiting a Debut at a Career’s End: Lakeboat (David Mamet, 1970; dir. Joe Mantegna)
Matthew Sorrento         

I’m Your Boy: Dan Fogelberg and Peoria, Illinois
Ray E. Boomhower      

An Interview with David R. Roediger
Jon K. Lauck