Encyclopedia of American Studies

Editor: Bronner, Simon
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: N/A
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 2572
Book Status: Available
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Brings together a wide range of disciplines related to the history and cultures of the United States, from pre-colonial days to the present.

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  • Architecture: An Overview
  • Bridges
  • Central Park
  • Commercial Architecture
  • Domestic Architecture
  • Gardens and Horticulture
  • Hacienda
  • Historic Preservation
  • Holocaust Memorials
  • Malls
  • Mumford Lewis
  • Native American Architecture and Design
  • Olmsted Frederick Law
  • Public Buildings
  • Religious Architecture
  • Urban Architecture
  • Urban Planning and Design
  • Venturi Robert
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • World Trade Center
  • Wright Frank Lloyd
  • Avant-Garde Movements
  • Black Arts Movement
  • Environmental Art
  • Federal Arts Projects
  • Feminist Art
  • Folk Art
  • Murals
  • Pop Art
  • Public Art
  • Rockwell Norman
  • Warhol Andy
  • Decorative Arts
  • Design, Commercial and Industrial
  • African Americans in Film and Theater
  • Animation
  • Asian Americans in Film and Theater
  • Celebrity
  • Censorship
  • Chaplin Charles
  • Culture and Cultural Studies
  • Disney Walt
  • Docudrama
  • Documentary Film
  • Film and History
  • Film and Its Audiences
  • Film and Reality
  • Film and the Construction of Identity
  • Film: An Overview
  • Hollywood
  • Independent Film
  • Jewish Americans in Film and Theater
  • Media: An Overview
  • Movie Stars
  • Music Videos
  • Myth and Symbol
  • Silent Films
  • Studio System
  • Technology and the Visual Arts
  • Public Lands
  • Urban Parks
  • African American Literature
  • Agrarians
  • Alger Horatio
  • Asian American Art and Literature
  • Autobiographies, Memoirs, and Diaries
  • Baldwin James
  • Beat Writers
  • Bible
  • Book Clubs
  • Chicano Literature
  • Children's Literature
  • Clemens Samuel Langhorne
  • Critical Approaches to Literature
  • Drama in the Twentieth Century
  • Ecocriticism
  • Emerson Ralph Waldo
  • Exceptionalism
  • Feminist Press, The
  • Friedan Betty
  • Gay and Lesbian Literature and Studies
  • Genteel Tradition
  • Gilman Charlotte Perkins
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Humor in Literature
  • Intellectuals
  • James William
  • Jazz Age
  • Jewish American Literature
  • Latino Literature
  • Libraries
  • Literary Canon
  • Literature and Popular Culture
  • Literature and the Construction of Identity
  • Literature, Science, and Technology
  • Literature: An Overview
  • Lost Generation
  • Magazines
  • Marx Leo
  • McGuffey Readers
  • Miller Perry
  • Morrison Toni
  • Muckraking
  • Nature in Literature and the Arts
  • New Journalism
  • Paine Thomas
  • Poetry
  • Popular Literature
  • Print Culture
  • Prison Literature
  • Proletarian Literature
  • Radical Tradition in Literature
  • Reader's Digest
  • Realism and Naturalism in Literature
  • Romance Novels
  • Science Fiction
  • Sentimental Tradition in Literature
  • Serial Killers
  • Slave Narratives
  • Southern Writers
  • Steinem Gloria
  • Stowe Harriet Beecher
  • Tocqueville Alexis de
  • Transcendentalism
  • Walker Alice
  • War and the Representation of War
  • Whitman Walt
  • Women's Literature
  • Writers and Politics
  • Advertising
  • Amateur and Home Photography
  • Arcade Games
  • Automobiles and Recreational Vehicles
  • Barbie
  • Beauty Parlors
  • Body, The
  • Carnivals and Fairs
  • Cemeteries
  • Circuses
  • Clothing
  • Coca-Cola
  • Coins, Currency, Stamps, and Commemorative Medals
  • Comic Strips and Comic Books
  • Computers
  • Coney Island
  • Consumer Technology
  • Consumerism
  • Department Store
  • Disneyland
  • Erie Canal
  • Fashion
  • Fast Food
  • Five-and-Dime Stores
  • Flag
  • Folk Culture
  • Foodways
  • Graffiti
  • Hoover Dam
  • Jamestown
  • Mardi Gras
  • Material Culture Studies
  • Museums
  • National Archives
  • Newspapers
  • Painting
  • Parades
  • Physical Culture
  • Plastics
  • Popular Culture
  • Private Communities
  • Railroads
  • Reality Television
  • Sculpture
  • Shakers
  • Soul Food
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Superheroes
  • Tattoo Parlors
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Video and Computer Games
  • Williamsburg
  • Youth Culture
  • Documentary Photography and Photojournalism
  • Media and Politics
  • Political Cartoons
  • Public Relations
  • Radio
  • Angel Island
  • Ellis Island
  • Historical Subjects in Painting and Sculpture
  • Independence Hall
  • Iwo Jima Memorial
  • Liberty Bell
  • Mount Rushmore
  • Plymouth Rock
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Washington Monument
  • African American Music
  • Art Music in the European Tradition
  • Blues
  • Broadway Musicals
  • Country Music
  • Dylan Bob
  • Gershwin George
  • Gospel Music
  • Hip-Hop
  • Jazz
  • Latino Performing Arts
  • Minstrelsy
  • Music and the Construction of Identity
  • Music, The Business of
  • Music: An Overview
  • Native American Music
  • Patriotic Songs
  • Popular Song
  • Popular Theatrical Traditions
  • Presley Elvis
  • Recording Technology
  • Robeson Paul
  • Rock Music
  • Spirituals
  • Star-Spangled Banner, The
  • Woodstock
  • African American Dance
  • Ailey Alvin
  • Chicano Performing and Graphic Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
  • Magic and Magicians
  • Performance Art
  • Theater and Its Audiences
  • Theater: An Overview
  • New Urbanism
  • African American Visual Art
  • Art, Society, and Culture
  • Gibson Girl
  • Latino Graphic Arts
  • Latino Muralists
  • Native American Art
  • Photography and the Construction of Identity
  • Photography and the Old West
  • Photography: An Overview
  • Agriculture
  • Banks and Banking
  • Bracero
  • Business Cycles
  • Capitalism
  • Carnegie Andrew
  • Cotton
  • Credit Card
  • Ford Henry
  • Foundations, Philanthropic
  • Free Enterprise
  • Gangs
  • Gates Bill
  • Gospel of Wealth
  • Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
  • Great Depression
  • Industrial Towns
  • Keynesianism
  • Labor Movement
  • Mafia
  • Marxism
  • Mercantilism
  • New Deal
  • Philanthropy
  • Plantation
  • Populism
  • Postindustrial America
  • Robber Baron
  • Rockefeller John D.
  • Sharecroppers
  • Steel
  • Strike
  • Taylor Frederick Winslow
  • Taylorism
  • Technology in American Business
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Think Tanks
  • Tobacco
  • Tribal Gaming
  • Trusts
  • Wall Street
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Work and Workers
  • Farms
  • Airplanes and Aviation
  • City, The Idea of the
  • Colonialism
  • Community
  • Electrification
  • Federal Government
  • Highways
  • Indian Lands and Sovereignty
  • Inner Cities and Ghettos
  • Land Use
  • Levittowns
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Mass Transit
  • Midwest The
  • Mining
  • National Parks and the National Park Movement
  • New England
  • Small Town
  • South, The
  • Suburbs
  • West, The
  • Affirmative Action
  • Anti-Intellectualism
  • Assimilation
  • Bilingual Education
  • Black Colleges and Universities
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Church and State
  • Douglass Frederick
  • Du Bois W. E. B.
  • Education and Public Policy
  • Education, The Idea of Universal
  • Great Society
  • Home Economics
  • Indian Education
  • Lyceums and Chautauquas
  • Mental and Intelligence Testing
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Private, Religious, and Independent Schools
  • Progressivism
  • Public Schools
  • Race and IQ
  • Reform Movements
  • Talented Tenth
  • Washington Booker T.
  • Woodson Carter G.
  • Library of Congress
  • Service Academies
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • African American Folklore and Humor
  • African American Speech and Language
  • African Americans and Sports
  • African Americans: An Overview
  • Afro
  • Afrocentrism
  • Ali Muhammad
  • Black Muslims
  • Black Nationalism
  • Black Panthers
  • Black Power
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Celebrations and Holidays
  • Civil Rights and the Civil Rights Movement: An Overview
  • Civil Rights Movement, the Aftermath
  • Cultural Pluralism
  • Double Consciousness
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford
  • Feminism and Women of Color
  • Harlem
  • Integration
  • Jim Crow
  • Kwanza
  • Loving v. Virginia
  • Lynching
  • Malcolm X
  • March on Washington
  • Miscegenation
  • Moynihan Report
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Prejudice
  • Race Riots
  • Racism
  • Segregation
  • Slavery
  • Slavery, Apologists for
  • Stereotypes and Stereotyping
  • United States-African Relations
  • Arab Americans
  • Asian American Politics
  • Asian Americans: An Overview
  • Buddhism
  • Chinese Americans
  • Filipino Americans
  • Hinduism
  • Hirabayashi Gordon
  • Internment Camps
  • Islam
  • Japanese Americans
  • Korean Americans
  • Orientalism
  • Pacific Islands
  • South Asian Americans
  • Vietnam War
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • World War II
  • American Character
  • American Dream
  • Americanization
  • Class and Culture
  • Counterculture
  • Heroism
  • Individualism
  • Materialism
  • Melting Pot
  • Organization Man
  • Political Correctness
  • Public Memory
  • Self-Made Man
  • Social Class
  • Social Mobility
  • Social Register
  • WASP
  • Whiteness
  • Anglo-Americans
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • European Americans
  • German Americans
  • Home, The
  • Irish Americans
  • Italian Americans
  • Jewish Americans: An Overview
  • Pilgrims
  • Polish Americans
  • Protestant Ethic
  • Puritanism
  • Scandinavian Americans
  • World War I
  • Bilingualism
  • Borderlands
  • California
  • Central American and Caribbean Immigrants
  • Chicanismo and the Chicano Movement
  • Chicanos: An Overview
  • Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty of
  • Huerta Dolores
  • Immigration and Immigration Law
  • Latino Activism
  • Latinos: An Overview
  • Mestiza Consciousness
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • Puerto Ricans
  • United States-Latin American Relations
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Jewish American Folklore and Humor
  • Jewish American Speech and Language
  • Judaism
  • Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
  • Crazy Horse
  • Ghost Dance
  • Indian Activism
  • Indian Wars and Treaties
  • Native American Creation Myths
  • Native American Languages
  • Native American Literatures
  • Native American Religions
  • Native Americans: An Overview
  • Noble Savage
  • Sacagawea
  • Scalping
  • African American Religions
  • Anti-Catholicism
  • Civil Religion
  • Contemporary Religious Movements
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  • Evangelicalism
  • Folk Religion
  • Fundamentalism
  • Mather Cotton
  • Mormonism
  • Pentecostalism
  • Popular Religion
  • Protestantism
  • Quakers
  • Religion and Popular Culture
  • Religion and Religious Movements: An Overview
  • Roman Catholicism
  • Salem Witchcraft Trials
  • Science and Religion
  • Abortion
  • Adolescence
  • Baby Boom
  • Birth Control
  • Childhood
  • Dating
  • Daughters of the Confederacy
  • Divorce
  • Domesticity
  • Family
  • Free Love
  • Kinsey Reports
  • Marriage
  • Middle Age
  • Old Age
  • Parenthood
  • Rites of Passage
  • Beauty Contests
  • Bread and Roses
  • Feminism: An Overview
  • Flappers
  • Gay and Lesbian Rights
  • Gender and Culture
  • National Organization for Women
  • Pornography
  • Prostitution
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Suffragist Period
  • Truth Sojourner
  • WAC and WAVES
  • Women's Movement: An Overview
  • Women's Studies
  • Women's Suffrage
  • Humor in Everyday Life
  • Recreation and Leisure
  • Tourism
  • America Perceived
  • America, The Idea of
  • American Culture Abroad
  • American Studies: An Overview
  • American Studies: Approaches and Concepts
  • Columbia
  • Frontier Thesis
  • Ideology
  • Intellectual History
  • Liberalism
  • Matthiessen F. O.
  • Middletown
  • Mills C. Wright
  • Periodization and American Studies
  • Political Culture
  • Public Sphere
  • Smith Henry Nash
  • Socialism
  • American Eagle
  • Bill of Rights
  • Cowboys
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Early America
  • Fourth of July
  • Franklin Benjamin
  • Freedom of the Press
  • Freemasons
  • Frontier and Folk Heroes
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Globalization
  • Imperialism
  • Jackson Andrew
  • Jefferson Thomas
  • Lincoln Abraham
  • Mason-Dixon Line
  • National Rifle Association
  • Nationalism
  • Nativism
  • Naturalization
  • Patriotism
  • Presidency, The
  • Regionalism
  • Roosevelt Franklin Delano
  • Roosevelt Theodore
  • Sports: An Overview
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Washington George
  • Sunbelt
  • Addams Jane
  • Audubon Society
  • Hull-House
  • Scouting
  • Conservation and Conservation Movements
  • Environment and Environmentalism: An Overview
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exploration
  • Nature, The Idea of
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Public Space
  • Utopias and Utopianism
  • Civil War
  • Cold War
  • McCarthyism
  • Nuclear Age
  • Postmodernism
  • Reconstruction
  • Revolutionary War
  • Sixties, The
  • Tammany Hall
  • Victorian Period and the Gilded Age
  • Bioethics
  • Communitarianism
  • Conservatism
  • Democracy
  • Libertarianism
  • Natural Rights
  • Progress
  • Republicanism
  • Chisholm Shirley
  • Citizenship
  • Civil Service
  • Clinton William Jefferson
  • Congress
  • Constitution
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Federalist Papers
  • Foreign Policy and Cultural Diplomacy
  • Gun Control
  • Military Forces
  • Militia
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Political Parties
  • Postal System
  • Prohibition
  • Public Health
  • Space Program
  • States' Rights
  • Supreme Court
  • United States-Asian Relations
  • United States-Canadian Relations
  • United States-Eastern European Relations
  • United States-Western European Relations
  • Watergate
  • Wilson Woodrow
  • Crime
  • Law
  • Marshall Thurgood
  • Police
  • Tar and Feathers
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Draft
  • Duel
  • Military-Industrial Complex
  • Pacifism
  • Standing Army
  • Veterans
  • Violence
  • Assassinations
  • Hate Speech
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • Urban Folklore
  • American Language
  • Catalogs, Mail-Order
  • Cyberculture
  • Internet
  • Health Care
  • Medicine
  • Vegetarianism
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Folk Musical Traditions
  • Rodeos and Wild West Shows
  • Gambling
  • Skateboarding
  • Baseball
  • AIDS
  • Hospitals and Asylums
  • Social Purity
  • Edison Thomas
  • Science: An Overview
  • Critiques of Technology
  • Film Technology
  • Technology: An Overview
  • Gay and Lesbian Movement: An Overview
  • Multiculturalism
  • African Americans
  • Afro-Caribbean Culture
  • America
  • American Studies
  • Asian Americans
  • Chávez César
  • Chicanos
  • Civil Rights and the Civil Rights Movement
  • Corporations
  • Crèvecoeur Jean de
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Education
  • Environment and Environmentalism
  • Feminism
  • Film
  • Gay and Lesbian Movement
  • Global Relations
  • Humor
  • City
  • Jewish Americans
  • King Martin Luther Jr.
  • Latinos
  • Literature
  • Media
  • Music
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Native Americans
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Plays and Playwrights
  • Religion and Religious Movements
  • Religious Writing and Sermons
  • Schooling
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Theater
  • U.S. Government and Native Americans
  • Arms Control
  • Women's Movement
  • World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Science and Public Health
  • September 11, 2001: An Overview
  • Terrorism
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs and Federal Indian Policy
  • United States-Middle East Relations
  • September 11, 2001: Media Representations
  • Twain Mark
  • White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
  • Brand Names
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Homeland Security
  • Homelessness
  • Hunting
  • Iraq, War in
  • Masculinity
  • The Masses, The Liberator, and The New Masses
  • Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Niagara Falls
  • Pragmatism
  • Public Intellectual
  • Tupperware
  • Voting and Elections
  • Anthony Susan Brownell
  • Armstrong Louis
  • Barnum Phineas Taylor
  • Crockett Davy
  • Eakins Thomas
  • Ellison Ralph Waldo
  • Fitzgerald Francis Scott Key (F. Scott)
  • Garvey Marcus
  • Geronimo
  • Hearst William Randolph
  • Hemingway Ernest
  • Houdini Harry
  • Jackson Jesse
  • Locke Alain
  • McLuhan Marshall
  • Mead Margaret
  • Miller Arthur
  • Mitchell Margaret
  • Monroe Marilyn
  • Moses Robert
  • Parker Charlie
  • Poe Edgar Allan
  • Riis Jacob
  • Spock Benjamin
  • Stieglitz Alfred
  • Sullivan Louis
  • Thoreau Henry David
  • Welles Orson
  • Wright Richard
  • Guthrie Woody
  • Brown John
  • American Studies in China
  • Millennialism
  • UFO Phenomenon, The
  • Fans and Groupies
  • Peale Charles Willson
  • Black Intellectual Tradition
  • Pacific Northwest, The
  • American Studies in France
  • American Studies in Germany
  • Wong Anna May
  • Kochiyama Yuri
  • Transnationalism in American Studies
  • Transnationalism and American Studies
  • Transnationalism and American Studies: The View from Abroad
  • Queer Popular Culture
  • Dorson Richard Mercer
  • Improvisational Theater
  • Bellamy Edward
  • Television in the Post-Network Era
  • Poor White
  • Amish, The
  • Pattee Fred Lewis
  • Engineering
  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Science and Technology
  • Hasidim
  • American Studies: A Discipline
  • Women in the American Labor Movement
  • Obama Barack
  • Social Media
  • Heritage Studies
  • Public Heritage
  • Structuralism and American Studies
  • Klezmer
  • Nye Russel Blaine
  • Anderson Sherwood
  • American Studies in Japan
  • Letter Writing and Correspondence
  • Arts and Crafts Movement
  • Bellow Saul
  • Hurston Zora Neale
  • Carson Rachel
  • Ethnography
  • Faulkner William
  • Boorstin Daniel J.
  • Ward John William
  • Maritime Culture
  • American Studies in Spain
  • Cooper James Fenimore
  • Davis Miles
  • Sinatra Frank
  • Parrington Vernon Louis
  • American Studies in Canada
  • Mennonites
  • Animal Rights
  • Frost Robert
  • Sandburg Carl
  • Hockey
  • American Studies in the United Kingdom
  • Baxter, Annette K.
  • Alcott Louisa May
  • Aaron Daniel
  • American Studies in Israel
  • Hornung Alfred
  • Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  • American Studies in Scandinavia
  • American Studies Association
  • American Studies in India
  • Atheism in America
  • Turpie Mary C.
  • Dreiser Theodore
  • Rourke Constance
  • Beaches
  • Currier and Ives
  • Labor Day
  • Football
  • Halloween
  • Lenz Günter H.
  • Foxfire
  • Takagi Yasaka
  • American Studies in the Netherlands
  • Benton Thomas Hart
  • Howells William Dean
  • Boone Daniel
  • Eisenhower Dwight David
  • Vampire and Vampirism
  • Canals
  • Hawthorne Nathaniel
  • Hudson River School
  • Lacrosse
  • International American Studies Association (IASA)
  • Korean War
  • Kroes Rob
  • Legend
  • Lomax Alan
  • Lomax John
  • Melville Herman
  • Moby Dick