Compiled by Dr. Claire A. Jantz, Book Review Editor for Material Culture
Contact: Cajant@ship.edu or 717-477-1399

Adams, Sean Patrick. Home Fires: How Americans Kept Warm in the 19th Century. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781421413563.

Al-Khamis, Ulrike and Stefan Weber. Early Capitals of Islamic Culture: The Art and Culture of Umayyad Damascus and Abbasid Baghdad (650 – 950). Hirmer Publishers, 2014. ISBN: 9783777422442.

Anderson, Jeffrey D. Arapaho Women’s Quillwork: Motion, Life, and Creativity. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780806142838.

Archer, John, Paul J.P. Sandul, and Katherine Solomonson (eds). Making Suburbua: New Histories of Everyday America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780816692996.

Arnold, Dean E. The Evolution of Ceramic Production Organization in a Maya Community. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2015. ISBN: 9781607323136.

Atta, John R. Van. Securing the West: Politics, Public Lands, and the Fate of the Old Republic, 1785 – 1850. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781421412757.

Avila, Eric. The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780816680733.

Babits, Lawrence E. and Stephanie Gandulla, eds. The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Efforts. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013. ISBN: 9780813049069.

Barros, Maureen Hubbard, Brian W. Gorman, and Robert A. Uhlig, eds. Stone Houses of Jefferson County. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780815610489.

Barry, Joyce M. Standing Our Ground: Women, Environmental Justice, and the Fight to End Mountaintop Removal. University of Ohio Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780821479977.

Berfeild, Rick L. Covered Bridges of New York State: A Guide. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2003. ISBN 0815607482.

Black, Barbara. A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780821420942.

Blodgett, Peter (ed). Motoring West, Volume 1: Automobile Pioneers, 1900-1909. Norman, OK: The Arthur H. Clarke Company, 2015. ISBN: 9780870623837.

Bohr, Roland. Gifts from the Thunder Beings: Indigenous Archery and European Firearms in the Northern Plains and the Central Subarctic, 1670 – 1870. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780803248380.

Cleveland, Todd. Stones of Contention: A History of Africa’s Diamonds. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780821421000.

Cole, Gibeil R. The Krio of West Africa: Islam, Culture, Creolization, and Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780821420478.

Conwill, Joseph D. Covered Bridges. Shire Publications, 2014. ISBN: 9780474814498.

Cook, Scott. Land, Livelihood, and Civility in Southern Mexico: Oaxaca Valley Communities in History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780292754768.

Coolidge, Matthew. Around the Bay: Man-Made Sites of Interest in the San Francisco Bay Region. The Center for Land Use Interpretation, 2013. 97809222233434.

Danbom, David B. Sod Busting: How Families Made Farms on the 19th-Century Plains. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781421414515.

Davies, Richard O. The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Last Vegas Strip. Reno/Las Vegas: University Nevada Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780874179286.

De Wit, Wim and Christopher James Alexander, eds. Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future 1940 – 1990. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2013. ISBN: 9781606061282.

D’Imperio, Chuck D. Monumental New York: A Guide to 30 Iconic Memorials in Upstate New York. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2011. ISBN 9780815609629.

D’Imperio, Chuck D. Unknown Museums of Upstate New York. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2013. ISBN 9780815610281.

Duensing, Dawn E. Hawai‘i’s Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780824839284.

Dubbs, Chris. America’s U-Boats: Terror Trophies of World War 1. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780803271661.

Dutta, Arindam (ed). MIT, Architecture, and the ‘Techno-Social’ Moment. MIT Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780262019859.

Dyer, Dave. Steels: A Forgotten Stock Market Scandal From the 1920’s. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780815610120.

Eisenfeld, Sue. Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780803238305.

English, Linda. By All Accounts: General Stores and Community Life in Texas and Indian Territory. University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780801643521.

Enright, Kelly. The Maximum of Wilderness: The Jungle in American Imagination. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780813932286.

Estleman, Loren D. The Wister Trace: Assaying Classic Western Fiction, 2nd ed. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780806144818.

Faulk Barry J. Music Hall and Modernity. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780821420959.

Faulkner, Charles H. Massacre at Cavett’s Station: Frontier Tennessee During the Cherokee Wars. University of Tennessee Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781572339637.

Ferry, Elizabeth Emma. Minerals, Collecting, and Value Across the US-Mexico Borde. Indiana University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780253009364.

Foresta, Ronald A. The Land Between the Lakes: A Geography of the Forgotten Future. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781572338630.

Giorcelli, Christina and Paula Rabinowitz, eds. Fashioning the Nineteenth Century. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780816687473.

Glover, Jeffrey. Paper Sovereigns: Anglo-Native Treaties and the Law of Nations, 1604 – 1664. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780812245967.

Gobel, David and Daves Rossel, eds. Commemoration in America: Essays on Monuments, Memorialziations, and Memory. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780813933733.

Gordon, Elsbeth. Heart and Soul of Florida: Sacred Sites and Historic Architecture. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013. ISBN: 9780813044002.

Griswold, William A. and Donald W. LInebaugh, eds. Saugus Iron Works: The Roland W. Robbins Excavations, 1948-1953. National Park Service, US Department of the Interior, 2011. ISBN: 9780615390840.

Hahn, Steven C. The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove. University Press of Florida, 2012. ISBN: 9780813042213.

Hass, Kristin Ann. Sacrificing Soldiers on the National Mall. Berkley: University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 97805202741112.

Hendon, Julia A., Rosemary A. Joyce, and Jeanne Lopiparo. Material Relations: The Marriage Figurines of Prehispanic Honduras. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2014. ISBN: 9781607322771.

Herrington, Susan. Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780813934594.

Hillaire, Pauline. A Totem Pole History: The Work of Lummi Carver Joe Hillaire. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780803240971.

Hillman, Betty L. Dressing for the Culture Wars. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780803269750.

Hovens, Pieter, and Bruce Bernstein. North American Indian Art: Masterpieces and Museum Collections in the Netherland. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. ISBN: 9783981162080.

Howe, LeAnne, Harvey Markowitz, and Denise K. Cummings, eds. Seeing Red: Hollywood’s Pixeled Skins. East Lansing, Michigan State University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781611860818.

Hubka, Thomas C. Houses Without Names: Architectural Nomenclature and the Classification of America’s Common Houses. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781572339477.

Israel, Pablo. In Step with the Times: Mapiko Masquerades of Mozambique. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780821420881.

Jacobs, James A. Detached America: Building Houses in Postwar Suburbia. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780813937618.

Jakle, John A., and Keith A. Sculle. Remembering Roadside America. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2011. ISBN: 1572338237.

James, Ronald M. Virginia City: Secrets of a Western Past. University of Nebraska Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780803238480.

Jordan, Bruce F. En Recuerdo: The Dying Art of Mexican Cemetaries in the Southwest. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780803245884.

Josyph, Peter. Cormac McCarthy’s House: Reading McCarthy Without Walls. University of Texas Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780292744295.

Justice, Lorraine. China’s Design Revolution. MIT Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780262017428.

Karamanski, Theodore J., and Eileen M. McMahon (ed). Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN 9780821420843.

Keim, Norman O., and David Marc. Our Movie Houses: A History of Film and Cinematic Innovation in Central New York. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2008. ISBN: 0815608969.

Kulić, Vladimir, Timothy Parker, and Monica Penick, eds. Sanctioning Modernism: Architecture and the Making of Postwar Identities. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780292757257.

Levine, Marc N. and David M. Carballo, eds. Obsidian Reflections: Symbolic Dimensions of Obsidian in Mesoamerica. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781607323006.

Linebuagh, Donald W. 2011. The Springfield Gas Machine: Illuminating Industry and Leisure, 1860s-1920s. Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781572334915.

Linenthal, Edward T., Jonathan Hyman, and Christiane Gruber, eds. The Landscapes of 9/11: A Photographer’s Journey. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780292749085.

Longstreth, Richard, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: Preservation, Design, and Adding to Iconic Buildings. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780813935430.

Longstreth, Richard, ed. Looking beyond the Icons: Midcentury Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism. Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780813936437.

Lovis, William A., Alan F. Arbogast, and G. William Monaghan. The Geoarchaeology of Lake Michigan Coastal Dunes. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781611860511.

Lubetkin, M. John (ed). Before Custer: Surveying the Yellowstone, 1872. Norman, OK: The Arthur H. Clarke Company, 2015. ISBN: 9780870624315.

Markwyn, Abigail M. Empress San Francisco: The Pacific Rim, The Great West and California at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780803243842.

Martinez, Anne M. Catholic Borderlands. Mapping Catholicism onto America. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780803248779.

Mault, Natalie A. ed. The Visual Blues. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780615878300.

McPherson, Robert S. Life in a Corner: Cultural Episodes in Southeastern Utah, 1880 – 1950. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780806146911.

Miller, Daniel and Sophie Woodward. Blue Jeans: The Art of the Ordinary. University of California Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780520272194.

Morgan, David. The Embodied Eye: Religious Visual Culture and the Social Life of Feeling. University of California Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780520272231.

Newell, Aimee E. A Stitch in Time: The Needlework of Aging women in Antebellum America. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9782821420522.

Nunnally, Patrick, ed. The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse. University of Minnesota Press. 2011. ISBN: 978081666767.

Patin, Thomas, ed. Observation Points: The Visual Poetics of National Parks. University of Minnesota Press, 2012. 9780816651467.

Perttula, Timothy K. and Chester P. Walker, eds. The Archaeology of the Caddo. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780803220966.

Price, Byron B (ed). Karl Bodmer’s America Revisited. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780806138312.

Radomski, Paul J. and Kristof Van Assche. Lakeshore Living: Designing Lake Places and Communities in the Footprints of Environmental Writers. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781611861181.

Rehder, John B. Tennessee Log Buildings: A Folk Tradition. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781572338746.

Roach, Edward J. The Wright Company: From Invention to Industry. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780821420515.

Rooney, Dan and Carol Peterson. Allegheny City: A History of Pittsburgh’s North Side. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780822963134.

Rossen, Jack. Corey Village and the Cayuga World. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780815634058.

Salter, Mark B. (ed). Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780816696260.

Scott, Douglas D., Peter Bleed, and Stephen Damm. Custer, Cody, and Grand Duke Alexis: Historical Archaeology of the Royal Buffalo Hunt. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780806143477.

Sen, Arijit and Lisa Silverman, eds. Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780253011435.

Shukla, Pravina. Costume: Performing Identities through Dress. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780253015778.

Slap, Andrew L. ed. Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War’s Aftermath. The Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014. ISBN: 9780813145358.

Sleeper-Smith, Susan, Juliana Barr, Jean M. O’Brien, Nancy Shoemaker, and Scott Manning Stevens, eds. Why You Can’t Teach United States History without American Indians. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781469621203.

Smith, Margaret Supplee. American Ski Resort: Architecture, Style, Experience. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780806142951.

Smith, Ryan K. Robert Morris’s Folly: The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780300196047.

Stevick, Richard A. Growing Up Amish: The Rumspringa Years, 2nd ed. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2007. ISBN: 9781421413716.

Stierli, Martino. Las Vegas in the Rearview Mirror: The City in Theory, Photography, and Film. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2013. ISBN: 9781606061374.

Strand, Ginger. Killer on the Road: Violence and the American Interstate. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780292757523.

Switzer, Ronald R. The Steamboat Bertrand and Missouri River Commerce. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780870624261.

Sylla, Ndonco S. The Fair Trade: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780821420928.

Tiro, Karim M. The People of the Standing Stone: The Oneida Nation from the Revolution through the Era of Removal. Amherst/Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781558498907.

Thomas, June M., and Henco Bekkering. Mapping Detroit: Land, Community, and Shaping the City. Detriot: Wayne State University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780814340264.

Triumpho, Richard. Round Barns of New York. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2004. ISBN 0815607962.

Turner, Suzanne, ed. The Garden Diary of Martha Turnbull, Mistress of Rosedown Plantation. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780807144114.

Veit, Richard and David Orr, eds. Historical Archaeology of the Delaware Valley, 1600 – 1850. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781572339972.

Vinegar, Aron. I Am a Monument: On Learning from Las Vegas. MIT Press, 2012. 9780262517522.

Weinstein, Liza. The Durable Slum: Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780816683109.

West, Elliot, ed. The Essential West: Collected Essays. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780806142968.

Yeh, Emily T. and Chris Coggins, eds. Mapping Shangrila: Contested Landscapes in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands. Seattle: University of Washington Press, ISBN: 9780295993584.

Zurick, David. Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780813145518.

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