Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

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Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

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The editors acknowledge receipt of the following titles:

Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government. By Christopher H. Achen and Larry M. Bartels. Princeton Studies in Political Behavior. (Princeton and Oxford, Eng.: Princeton University Press, 2016. Pp. xviii, 390. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-691-16944-6.)

Seams of Empire: Race and Radicalism in Puerto Rico and the United States. By Carlos Alamo-Pastrana. (Gainesville and other cities: University Press of Florida, 2016. Pp. xvi, 213. $79.95, ISBN 978-0-8130-6256-3.)

Whiskey River Ranger: The Old West Life of Baz Outlaw. By Bob Alexander. Frances B. Vick Series. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2016. Pp. xx, 373. $34.95, ISBN 978-1-5744-1631-2.)

Bird Dog Days, Wingshooting Ways: Archibald Rutledge's Tales of Upland Hunting. Edited by Jim Casada. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2016. Pp. xx, 179. $29.99, ISBN 978-1-61117-654-4.)

Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy and Its Aftermath. By John Philip Colletta. (New ed.; Washington, D.C.: Direct Descent, 2015. Pp. [xii], 544. Paper, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-7884-5588-9.)

The Rhetoric of Diversion in English Literature and Culture, 1690-1760. By Darryl P. Domingo. (New York and other cities: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xiv, 305. $99.99, ISBN 978-1-107-14627-3.)

The Texas Frontier and the Butterfield Overland Mail, 1858-1861. By Glen Sample Ely. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 428. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8061-5221-9.)

The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea. Edited by Jeffrey A. Engel. (New York and other cities: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 232. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-19-937621-6.)

Viewing the Future in the Past: Historical Ecology Applications to Environmental Issues. Edited by Thomas Foster II, Lisa M. Paciulli, and David J. Goldstein. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2016. Pp. viii, 186. $34.95, ISBN 978-1-61117-586-8.)

Independent Mexico: The Pronunciamiento in the Age of Santa Anna, 1821-1858. By Will Fowler. The Mexican Experience. (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. Pp. xxxii, 358. Paper, $40.00, ISBN 978-0-8032-2539-8.)

Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series. By Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Pp. xvi, 330. $30.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-1800-5.)

Tom Paine's Iron Bridge: Building a United States. By Edward G. Gray. (New York and London: W. W. Norton, 2016. Pp. xvi, 235. $26.95, ISBN 978-0-393-24178-5.)

Building the British Atlantic World: Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850. Edited by Daniel Maudlin and Bernard L. Herman. H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Series. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. Pp. [viii], 339. Paper, $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2682-6.)

Masters of Empire: Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America. By Michael A. McDonnell. (New York: Hill and Wang, 2015. Pp. [x], 402. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-8090-2953-2.)

Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness. By April Merleaux. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. xviii, 302. Paper, $32.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2251-4.)

The Common Lot and Other Stories: The Published Short Fiction, 1908-1921. …

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