PAST Journal

Volume 32, 2009

Echoes of the Past

Scott C. Roper, Editor

40th Annual Meeting

Abstracts of Papers Presented

2008 Award Recipients


Cultural Geography and Material Culture Studies

Allen G. Noble, University of Akron

History and Material Culture Studies

Keith A. Sculle, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Folklore/Folklife and Material Culture Studies

Alice Reed Morrison

The Art/Architectural History Approach to Material Culture Studies

Philippe Osźuścik, University of South Alabama

Cultural Analysis: Material Culture as Body of Evidence

Margaret J. King,Center for Cultural Studies & Analysis

Historic Preservation and Material Culture

Marshall Seaton McLennan, Eastern Michigan University

An Anthropological Archaeological Perspective on Material Culture

Thomas C. Loftfield, Barbados Museum and Historical Society

An Early Twentieth-Century Homestead in Northeastern Nevada

Marshall E. Bowen, University of Mary Washington

Whistle at Your Own Risk: The Changing Landscape of Music in New Orleans During the Civil War

Ralph Hartsock, University of North Texas

Burial Landscapes of Colonial Dutch Settlers in Vermont

Patricia van der Spuy and Scott C. Roper, Castleton State College

On the Road

Odds and Ends in Material Culture

Wayne Brew

Soap Lake, Washington

Ralph K. Allen, Jr.

Book Reviews

Idaho’s Bunker Hill: The Rise and Fall of a Great Mining Company, 1885-1981, by Katherine G. Aiken

Reviewed by Ralph K. Allen, Jr.

Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945, by Charles F. McGovern

Reviewed by John Barnhill

Camouflage, by Neil Leach

Reviewed by Josh Berson

After Collapse: The Regeneration of Complex Societies, edited by Glenn M. Schwartz and John J. Nichols

Reviewed by Roger Bolton

Digital Nation: Toward an Inclusive Information Society, by Anthony G. Wilhelm

Reviewed by Nathalie Cavasin

Urban Guerrilla Warfare, by Anthony James Joes

Reviewed by Derek Allen Clements

A Hammer in Their Hands: A Documentary History of Technology and the African-American Experience, by Carroll Pursell

Reviewed by Katie Cottreau-Robins

Pets in America: A History, by Katherine Grier

Reviewed by Neal Hitch

Commodification and Spectacle in Architecture, edited by William S. Saunders

Reviewed by Susan N. Johnson-Roehr

Secrets of the Sideshows, by Joe Nickell

Reviewed by Beth Kattelman

Architecture as Signs and Systems: For a Mannerist Time, by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Reviewed by Margaret J. King

Technology Matters: Questions to Live With, by David E. Nye

Reviewed by Margaret J. King

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 4: Myth, Manners, & Memory, edited by Charles Reagan Wilson

Reviewed by Guy Lancaster

The South’s Tolerable Alien: Roman Catholics in Alabama and Georgia, 1945–1970, by Andrew S. Moore

Reviewed by Guy Lancaster

British Buckeyes: The English, Scots, and Welsh in Ohio 1700-1900, by William E. Van Vugt

Reviewed by Michael A. Lange

Where the Ball Drops: Days and Nights in Times Square, by Daniel Makagon

Reviewed by Linda Levitt

Laboring in the Fields of the Lord: Spanish Missions and Southeastern Indians, by Jerald T. Milanich

Reviewed by Jean-François Lozier

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada: From Boys to Men, by Renee Corona Kolvet and Victoria Ford; and The Civilian Conservation Corps in Arizona’s Rim Country: Working in the Woods, by Robert J. Moore

Reviewed by Denise D. Meringolo

Gehry Draws, edited by Mark Rappolt and Robert Violette

Reviewed by Ann R. Myhre

Testimonios: Early California Through the Eyes of Women, 1815-1848, by Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz

Reviewed by Ann R. Myhre

The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical: Scientific Management and the Rise of Modern Architecture, by Mauro F. Guillén

Reviewed by J. N. Nodelman

Edible Medicines: An Ethnopharmacology of Food, by Nina Etkins

Reviewed by Chris Parsons

Workin’ on the Railroad: Reminiscences from the Age of Steam, by Richard Reinhardt

Reviewed by MaryJo A. Price

The Delaware Valley in the Early Republic: Architecture, Landscape, and Regional Identity, by Gabrielle M. Lanier

Reviewed by Virginia B. Price

Louisiana Sojourns: Travelers’ Tales and Literary Journeys, edited by Frank de Caro

Reviewed by Virginia B. Price

Minneapolis and the Age of Railways, by Don L. Hofsommer

Reviewed by Marty Roth

The Interventionists: Users' Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life, second edition, edited by Nato Thompson and Gregory Sholette; and Robert Smithson: Learning from New Jersey and Elsewhere, by Ann Reynolds

Reviewed by Ezra Shales

Intimate Enemy: Images and Voices of the Rwandan Genocide, by Robert Lyons and Scott Straus

Reviewed by Patricia van der Spuy

Women of the Earth Lodges: Tribal Life on the Plains, by Virginia Bergman Peters

Reviewed by Jeff Wanser

Ornaments of the Metropolis: Siegfried Kracauer and Modern Urban Culture, by Henrik Reeh

Reviewed by Philip Webb


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