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Australasian Journal of American Studies

Year 2008

 
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July 2008

Articles

RUSSELL JOHNSON
Clare Bow in Free to Love (1925): Feature Films and Eugenics in the 1920s [1-15] | Download PDF

DON DEBATS
Who Votes? Who Voted? The 2008 American Elections: Contexts for Judging Participation and Partisanship [16-36] | Download PDF | Tables

NAOMI HART
Exercising 'Those Faculties Most which They Desire in their Offspring': Enlisting Parents in the Crusade Against VIce [37-55] | Download PDF

ZI JUN TOONG
Overthrown by the Press: The US Media's Role in the Fall of Diem [56-72] | Download PDF

HEATHER NEILSON
A Theatre of Politics: History's Actors in Gore Vidal's Empire [73-92] | Download PDF

Teaching American Studies
TEACHING AMERICAN SPORT DOWN UNDER | Download PDF

PAUL TAILLON
Introduction [93]

STEVE JACKSON
Sport, Media and Culture: Implications for American Studies Physical Education: PHSE 424 [95-103]

VERNON L. ANDREWS
Baseball, Cricket, Gridiron and Rugby: Opposites Attract in Teaching American Sports Culture Abroad [104-114]

 

Book Reviews

ELIZABETH B BOYD
Steven Cohan, Incongruous Entertainment: Camp, Cultural Value and the MGM Musical [115-116]

MARIOS ELLES
Susan Smulyan, Popular Ideologies: Mass Culture at Mid Century [117-119]

SARAH ELLEN GRAHAM
Tony Shaw, Hollywood's Cold War [119-121]

NED BLACKHAWK
Christian McMillen, Making Indian Law: The Hualapai Land Case and the Birth of Ethnohistory [122-125]

JESSE HOFFNUNG-GARSKOF
Samuel Truett, Fugitive Landscapes: The Forgotten History of the US-Mexico Borderlands [126-127]

DANIEL THORP
Ann M Little, Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England [128-128]

JOSEPH SIRACUSA
Kenneth J Hagan and Ian J Bickerton, Unintended Consequences: The United States At War [130-131]

IAN BRAILSFORD
Meg Jacobs, Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America [132-134]

DANIEL FAZIO
Douglas L Wilson., Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words [135-137]

EMMA WORTLEY
Kenneth Millard, Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction [138-140]

 

 
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December 2008

Articles

TIMOTHY J. MINCHIN
One America?: Church Burnings and Perceptions of Race Relations in the Clinton Years [1-28] | Download PDF

SHIGEO FUJIMOTO
Trans–Pacific Boy Scout Movement in the Early Twentieth Century: The Case of the Boy Scout Movement in Osaka, Japan [29-43] | Download PDF

SIMON CHAPPLE
Writing Law into ‘New Western History’: Law and Order in Wyoming and New Mexico [44-65] | Download PDF

MASON LOWANCE AND JAN PILDITCH
Writing the Law: Literature and Slavery in Nineteenth Century America [66-82] |
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RON HOHENHAUS
The ‘Petrified Man’ Returns: An Early Mark Twain Hoax makes an Unexpected Appearance in Australasia [83-103] | Download PDF

Teaching American Studies
Roundtable on Australian Attitudes toward the United States and the American Studies Classroom

STEPHEN ROBERTSON
Introduction 104

HEATHER NEILSON 106 | Download PDF

AMANDA FEENEY 115 | Download PDF

DAVID GOODMAN 120 | Download PDF

ETHAN BLUE 127 | Download PDF

DISCUSSION 132

Review Essays

DOLORES JANIEWSKI
Jason Sokol, There Goes My Everything: White Southerners in the Age of Civil Rights, 1945-1975
Matthew J. Countryman, Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia
Timothy J. Minchin, From Rights to Economics: The Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in the U.S. South
[138-144] | Download PDF

 

Book Reviews

FRANCES CLARKE
Joan E. Cashin, First Lady of the Confederacy: Varina Davis’s Civil War 145

JAN PILDITCH
Marshall Walker, Robert Penn Warren: A Vision Earned 147

PETER S. FIELD
Sharon Block, Rape & Sexual Power in Early America 149

ANGELA NDALIANIS
Film and Comic Books
, Edited by Ian Gordon, Mark Jancovich and Matthew P. McAllister 152

IAN GORDON
Michael Barrier, The Animated Man: A Life of Walt Disney 154

MICHAEL A. MCDONNELL
Kathleen DuVal, The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent 156

JASON WATERMAN
Sean Kicummah Teuton, Red Land, Red Power: Grounding Knowledge in the American Indian Novel 158

DONNA MERWICK
Alice Kaplan, The Interpreter 161

OBITUARY 164



 
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