Vol 15, No 1 (2010)

Table of Contents

Contents

About the Contributors
 
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Editorial Note
 
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What is Active History?

What is Active History?
Jim Clifford
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The Call of Passive History
Tom Peace
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The Terms of Engagement: Elements from the Genealogy of Active History
Joy Parr
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What is Active History?
Victoria Freeman
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Reflections on Active History

Disappointment, Nihilism, and Engagement: Some Thoughts on Active History
Stuart Henderson
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"Workers of the World, Give Me a Call!"
Craig Heron
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Community History, Active Historians and Activism
Karen Dearlove
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Historical Plaques: Images from the Missing Plaques Project
The Missing Plaques Project .
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Articles

Confronting a "crisis in historical perspective": Walter LaFeber, Gabriel Quark final draft.qxd 2/3/11 12:22 PM Page 3 Kolko and the Functions of Revisionist Historiography during the Reagan Era
Nick Witham
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Weapons of Another Kind: Henry Thomas Buckle and the Case of Thomas Pooley
Ian Hesketh
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Radicalising Teaching and Tourism: A People's Guide as Active and Activist History
Wendy Cheng, Laura Barraclough, Laura Pulido
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Active History Looking Forward

Psychiatric Patient Built Wall Tours at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, 2000 - 2010
Geoffrey Reaume
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On Being an Active Historian and the Usefulness of History: The Case of the Ongoing Struggle for dzil nchaa si'an (Mount Graham)
Joel T. Helfrich
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Review Essays

The Democratic Revolutionary: Reviving Lenin
Bryan D. Palmer
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Canadians and their Pasts
Michelle A. Hamilton
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Book Reviews

Gerda Lerna, Living with History/Making Social Change (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009)
Ruth Sandwell
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Ivana Caccia, Managing the Canadian Mosaic in Wartime (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010)
Stephanie Bangarth
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Ryan Edwardson, Canuck Rock: A History of Canadian Popular Music (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009)
Tim Fowler
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Katrina Srigley, Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a Depression-Era City, 1929-1939 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009)
Heidi MacDonald
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Joy Parr, Sensing Changes: Technologies, Environments, and the Everyday, 1953- 2003 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010)
Lisa Rumiel
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Candida Rifkind, Comrades and Critics: Women, Literature, and the Left in 1930s Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009)
Julia Smith
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Ian McKay and Robin Bates, In The Province of History: The Making of the Public Past in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2010)
Jeff A. Webb
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Blair L. M. Kelley, Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010)
Robert Cassanello
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Robert R. Korstad and James L. Leloudis, To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in the 1960s America (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010)
Claire Hammonds
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Scott Laderman, Tours of Vietnam: War, Travel Guides, and Memory (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009)
Lana Lin
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Edward W. Soja, Seeking Spatial Justice (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010)
Don Mitchell
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Moon-Kie Jung, Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006)
Glenn Omatsu
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Neil Foley, Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010)
Oliver A. Rosales
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Daniel Widener, Black Arts West: Culture and Struggle in Postwar Los Angeles (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2010)
Sarah Schrank
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Graham Russell Gao Hodges, David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010)
Milton C. Sernett
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Bruce Watson, Freedom Summer: The Savage Season that Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy (New York: Viking Penguin, 2010)
Francis Shor
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Elizabeth Abel, Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010)
Jennifer Jensen Wallach
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Shane J. Maddock, Nuclear Apartheid: The Quest for American Atomic Supremacy from World War II to the Present (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010)
Allan M. Winkler
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Shane White, Stephen Garton, Stephen Robertson, and Graham White, Playing the Numbers: Gambling in Harlem Between the Wars (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010)
Victoria W. Wolcott
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Jennifer Guglielmo, Living the Revolution: Italian Women's Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010)
Kenyon Zimmer
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Peter Marshall, Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism (Oakland: PM Press, 2010)
Travis Tomchuk
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Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy, Opium: Uncovering the Politics of the Poppy (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010)
Sean Duffy
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Elisa Camiscioli, Reproducing the French Race: Immigration, Intimacy, and Embodiment in the Early Twentieth Century (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2009)
James E. Genova
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Matthew Karush and Oscar Chamosa, eds., The New Cultural History of Peronism: Power and Identity in Mid-Twentieth-Century Argentina (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2010)
Jorge Nállim
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