If you are interested in reviewing a book for the journal, or you would like to suggest a book to review that would be of interest to our readers, please contact the Reviews Editor, Keira Williams.
If you would like to submit a book for review, hard copies can be sent for the attention of the Executive Editor at the following address:
Irish Journal of American Studies
c/o Tim Groenland, Co-Editor-in-Chief,
School of English, Irish, and Communication,
ER3-019 Engineering Research Building,
University of Limerick,
Limerick V94 T9PX, Ireland
The following books are currently available for review:
Abel, Sarah. Permanent Markers: Race, Ancestry, and the Body After the Genome. University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Adjetey, Wendell Nii Laryea. Cross-Border Cosmopolitans: The Making of a Pan-African North America. University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Amenta, Edwin and Neal Caren. Rough Draft of History: A Century of US Social Movements in the News. Princeton University Press, 2022.
Balmer, Randalll. Passion Plays: How Religion Shaped Sports in North America. University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Bay, Mia. Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance. Harvard University Press, 2023.
Blain, Keisha N. Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America. Penguin Random House, 2021.
Brady, Mary Pat. Scales of Captivity: Racial Capitalism and the Latinx Child. Duke University Press, 2022.
Brooks, Daphne A. Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound. Harvard University Press, 2023.
Brown, Lawrence T. The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021.
Burgess, Jean and Nancy K. Baum. Twitter: A Biography. New York University Press, 2022.
Calonne, David Stephen. The Beats in Mexico. Rutgers University Press, 2022.
Cline, David P. Twice Forgotten: African Americans and the Korean War, an Oral History. University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Curwood, Anastasia C. Shirley Chisholm: Champion of Black Feminist Power Politics. University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Edwards, Erica R. The Other Side of Terror: Black Women and the Culture of U.S. Empire. New York University Press, 2021.
Fama, Katherine and Jorie Lagerwey, eds. Single Lives: Modern Women in Literature, Culture, and Film. Rutgers University Press, 2022.
Farrell, Elaine and Leanne McCormick. Bad Bridget: Crime, Mayhem, and the Lives of Irish Emigrant Women. Penguin, 2023.
Giunta, Edvige and Mary Anne Trasciatti, eds. Talking to the Girls: Intimate and Political Essays on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. New York University Press, 2022.
Green, Tara T. Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson. Bloomsbury, 2022.
Hassler-Forest, Dan. Janelle Monáe’s Queer Afrofuturism: Defying Every Label. Rutgers University Press, 2022.
Hochman, Brian. The Listeners: A History of Wiretapping in the United States. Harvard University Press, 2022.
Hudson, Berkley. O.N. Pruitt’s Possum Town: Photographing Trouble and Resilience in the American South. University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Hutchins, Zachary McLeod. Before Equiano: A Prehistory of the North American Slave Narrative. University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Jarrett, Gene Andrew. Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Life and Times of a Caged Bird. Princeton University Press, 2022.
Jarvis, Michael J. Isle of Devil, Isle of Saints: An Atlantic History of Bermuda, 1609-1684. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022.
Jortner, Adam. No Place for Saints: Mobs and Mormons in Jacksonian American. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022.
Lombardo, Paul A. Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court, and Buck v. Bell. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022.
Mazzeno, Laurence W. and Sue Norton. Contemporary American Fiction in the European Classroom: Teaching and Texts. Palgrave, 2022.
Morris, Robin M. Goldwater Girls to Reagan Women: Gender, Georgia, and the Growth of the New Right. University of Georgia Press, 2022.
Murphy, Bernice M. The California Gothic in Fiction and Film. Edinburgh University Press, 2022.
Neal, Mark Anthony. Black Ephemera: The Crisis and Challenge of the Musical Archive. New York University Press, 2022.
Olivarius, Kathryn. Necropolis: Disease, Power, and Capitalism in the Cotton Kingdom. Harvard University Press, 2022.
Pais, Christian O. The Strikers of Coachella: A Rank-and-File History of the UFW Movement. University of North Carolina Press, 2023.
Rudra, Geetika. Here to Stay: Uncovering South Asian American History. Rutgers University Press, 2022.
Wosh, Peter J. and Patricia L. Schall. Murder on the Mountain: Crime, Passion, and Punishment in Gilded Age New Jersey. Rutgers University Press, 2022.