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Newest Books Available for Review

If you are interested in reviewing a book from the list below for the American Studies journal, please contact Elizabeth Wilhelm at amerstud@ku.edu.  Seriously, contact her now. We need reviewers and this is an amazing list of books!

  1. Brown Beauty by Laila Haidarali
  2. Activist New York by Steven H. Jaffe
  3. Mapping Memory: Visuality, Affect, and Embodied Politics in the Americas by Kaitlin M. Murphy
  4. Stolen Life by Fred Moten
  5. The Universal Machine by Fred Moten
  6. Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959 by Alberto Varon
  7. Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam by Sylvia Chan-Malik
  8. People Must Live by Work: Direct Job Creation in America from FDR to Reagan by Steven Attewell
  9. After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life by Joshua Chambers-Letson
  10. Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibilities by Alexis Lothian
  11.  This War Ain’t Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America by Nine Silber
  12. Bodies as Evidence: Security, Knowledge, and Power, Edited by Mark Maguire, Ursula Rao, and Nils Zurawski
  13. Keywords for African American Studies, Edited by Erica R. Edwards, Roderick A. Ferguson, and Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar
  14. The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men, by John Ibson
  15. Race and Roots through Appalachia: Gone Home by Karida L. Brown
  16. Vexy Thing: On Gender and Liberation by Imani Perry
  17. Unsustainable Empire: Alternative Histories of Hawai’i Statehood by Dean Itsui Saranillo
  18. Working in Hollywood: How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor by Ronny Regev
  19. Jezebel Unhinged: Loosing the Black Female Body in Religion and Culture by Tamura Lomax
  20. Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance by Amber Jamilla Musser
  21. Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity by Ralina L. Joseph
  22. Tradition, Urban Identity, and the Baltimore “Hon”: The Folk in the City by David J. Puglia
  23.  The Race of Sound: Listening, Timbre, and Vocality in African American Music, by Nina Sun Eidsheim
  24. Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Edited by Jennifer Travis and Jessica Despain
  25. Fugitive Modernities: Kisama and the Politics of Freedom by Jessica A. Krug
  26. Conversations in Maine: An Essential Text for My Generation of Radicals by Robin D. G. Kelley
  27. The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon by Jaime Harker
  28. Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History by E. Patrick Johnson
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