About the Author
Jacqueline Jones is Harry S. Truman Professor of American History, Brandeis University.
Table of Contents
Introduction--Jacqueline Jones * From Captives to Slaves: Commodifying Indian Women in the Borderlands--Juliana Barr * "Meddling with Emancipation:" Baptists, Authority, and the Rift over Slavery in the Upper South--Monica Najar
• The Afterlives of Lewis and Clark--Stephen Aron * Revisiting Nashoba: Slavery, Utopia, and Frances Wright in America, 1818-1826--Gail Bederman * Outlawing "Coolies:" Race, Nation, and Empire in the Age of Emancipation--Moon Ho-Jung
• "The Dread Void of Uncertainty:" Naming the Dead in the American Civil War--Drew Gilpin Faust * Diplomatic Wives: The Politics of Domesticity and the "Social Game" in the U.S. Foreign Service, 1905-1941--Molly M. Wood
• The Flying Machine in the Garden, Parks and Airports, 1918-1938--Janet R. Daly Bednarek * Miscegenation and Competing Definitions of Race in Twentieth-Century Louisiana--Michelle Brattain
• The Long Civil Rights Movement and the Political Uses of the Past--Jacquelyn Dowd Hall