Encyclopedia of American Studies

Editor: Bronner, Simon
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN:
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 3565
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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  • A
  • Aaron, Daniel
  • Abortion
  • Addams, Jane
  • Adolescence
  • Advertising
  • Affirmative Action
  • African American Dance
  • African American Folklore and Humor
  • African American Literature
  • African American Music
  • African American Religions
  • African American Speech and Language
  • African American Visual Art
  • African Americans and Sports
  • African Americans in Film and Theater
  • African Americans: An Overview
  • African Americans
  • Afro-Caribbean Culture
  • Afro
  • Afrocentrism
  • Agrarians
  • Agriculture
  • AIDS
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Airplanes and Aviation
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Alger, Horatio
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Amateur and Home Photography
  • America Perceived
  • America, The Idea of
  • America
  • American Character
  • American Culture Abroad
  • American Dream
  • American Eagle
  • American Gothic
  • American Language
  • American Studies Association
  • American Studies in Canada
  • American Studies in China
  • American Studies in France
  • American Studies in Germany
  • American Studies in India
  • American Studies in Israel
  • American Studies in Japan
  • American Studies in Korea
  • American Studies in Scandinavia
  • American Studies in Spain
  • American Studies in the Netherlands
  • American Studies in the United Kingdom
  • American Studies: A Discipline
  • American Studies: An Overview
  • American Studies: Approaches and Concepts
  • American Studies
  • Americanization
  • Amish, The
  • Anderson, Sherwood
  • Angel Island
  • Anglo-Americans
  • Animal Rights
  • Animation
  • Anthony, Susan Brownell
  • Anti-Catholicism
  • Anti-Intellectualism
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Arab Americans
  • Arcade Games
  • Architecture: An Overview
  • Arms Control
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Art Music in the European Tradition
  • Art, Society, and Culture
  • Arts and Crafts Movement
  • Asian American Art and Literature
  • Asian American Politics
  • Asian Americans in Film and Theater
  • Asian Americans: An Overview
  • Asian Americans
  • Assassinations
  • Assimilation
  • Atheism in America
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Audubon Society
  • Autobiographies, Memoirs, and Diaries
  • Automobiles and Recreational Vehicles
  • Avant-Garde Movements
  • Baby Boom
  • B
  • Baldwin, James
  • Banks and Banking
  • Barbie
  • Barnum, Phineas Taylor
  • Baseball
  • Baxter, Annette K.
  • Beaches
  • Beat Writers
  • Beauty Contests
  • Beauty Parlors
  • Bellamy, Edward
  • Bellow, Saul
  • Benton, Thomas Hart
  • Bible
  • Biculturalism
  • Bilingual Education
  • Bilingualism
  • Bill of Rights
  • Bioethics
  • Birth Control
  • Black Arts Movement
  • Black Colleges and Universities
  • Black Intellectual Tradition
  • Black Muslims
  • Black Nationalism
  • Black Panthers
  • Black Power
  • Blues
  • Body, The
  • Book Clubs
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Boorstin, Daniel J.
  • Borderlands
  • Bracero
  • Brand Names
  • Bread and Roses
  • Bridges
  • Broadway Musicals
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Brown, John
  • Buddhism
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs and Federal Indian Policy
  • Business Cycles
  • C
  • California
  • Canals
  • Capitalism
  • Carnegie, Andrew
  • Carnivals and Fairs
  • Carson, Rachel
  • Catalogs, Mail-Order
  • Celebrations and Holidays
  • Celebrity
  • Cemeteries
  • Censorship
  • Central American and Caribbean Immigrants
  • Central Park
  • Chávez, César
  • Chaplin, Charles
  • Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
  • Chicanismo and the Chicano Movement
  • Chicano Literature
  • Chicano Performing and Graphic Arts
  • Chicanos: An Overview
  • Chicanos
  • Childhood
  • Children's Literature
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chisholm, Shirley
  • Christmas
  • Church and State
  • Circuses
  • Citizenship
  • City, The Idea of the
  • City
  • Civil Religion
  • Civil Rights and the Civil Rights Movement: An Overview
  • Civil Rights and the Civil Rights Movement
  • Civil Rights Movement, the Aftermath
  • Civil Service
  • Civil War
  • Class and Culture
  • Clemens, Samuel Langhorne
  • Clinton, William Jefferson
  • Clothing
  • Coca-Cola
  • Coins, Currency, Stamps, and Commemorative Medals
  • Cold War
  • Colonialism
  • Coltrane, John
  • Columbia
  • Comic Strips and Comic Books
  • Commercial Architecture
  • Communitarianism
  • Community
  • Computers
  • Coney Island
  • Congress
  • Conservation and Conservation Movements
  • Conservatism
  • Constitution
  • Consumer Technology
  • Consumerism
  • Contemporary Religious Movements
  • Cooper, James Fenimore
  • Corporations
  • Cotton
  • Counterculture
  • Country Music
  • Country-rock
  • Cowboys
  • Crèvecoeur, Jean de
  • Crazy Horse
  • Credit Card
  • Crime
  • Critical Approaches to Literature
  • Critiques of Technology
  • Crockett, Davy
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Cultural Pluralism
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Culture and Cultural Studies
  • Currier and Ives
  • Cyberculture
  • D
  • Dance
  • Dating
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Daughters of the Confederacy
  • Davis, Miles
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Decorative Arts
  • Democracy
  • Department Store
  • Design, Commercial and Industrial
  • Disney, Walt
  • Disneyland
  • Divorce
  • Docudrama
  • Documentary Film
  • Documentary Photography and Photojournalism
  • Domestic Architecture
  • Domesticity
  • Dorson, Richard Mercer
  • Double Consciousness
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Draft
  • Drama in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
  • Drama in the Twentieth Century
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Du Bois, W. E. B.
  • Duel
  • Dylan, Bob
  • E
  • Eakins, Thomas
  • Early America
  • Easter
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  • Ecocriticism
  • Edison, Thomas
  • Education and Public Policy
  • Education, The Idea of Universal
  • Education
  • Eisenhower, Dwight David
  • Electrification
  • Ellis Island
  • Ellison, Ralph Waldo
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • Engineering
  • Environment and Environmentalism: An Overview
  • Environment and Environmentalism: UPDATE
  • Environment and Environmentalism
  • Environmental Art
  • Environmental Studies
  • Erie Canal
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Ethnography
  • European Americans
  • Evangelicalism
  • Exceptionalism
  • Exploration
  • F
  • Family
  • Fans and Groupies
  • Farms
  • Fashion
  • Fast Food
  • Faulkner, William
  • Federal Arts Projects
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Federal Government
  • Federalist Papers
  • Feminism and Women of Color
  • Feminism: An Overview
  • Feminism
  • Feminist Art
  • Feminist Press, The
  • Filipino Americans
  • Film and History
  • Film and Its Audiences
  • Film and Reality
  • Film and the Construction of Identity
  • Film Technology
  • Film: An Overview
  • Film
  • Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key (F. Scott)
  • Five-and-Dime Stores
  • Flag
  • Flappers
  • Folk Art
  • Folk Culture
  • Folk Musical Traditions
  • Folk Religion
  • Foodways
  • Football
  • Ford, Henry
  • Foreign Policy and Cultural Diplomacy
  • Foundations, Philanthropic
  • Fourth of July
  • Foxfire
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, John Hope
  • Free Enterprise
  • Free Love
  • Freedom of the Press
  • Freemasons
  • Friedan, Betty
  • Frontier and Folk Heroes
  • Frontier Thesis
  • Frost, Robert
  • Fundamentalism
  • G
  • Gambling
  • Gangs
  • Gardens and Horticulture
  • Garvey, Marcus
  • Gates, Bill
  • Gay and Lesbian Literature and Studies
  • Gay and Lesbian Movement: An Overview
  • Gay and Lesbian Movement
  • Gay and Lesbian Rights
  • Gender and Culture
  • Genteel Tradition
  • German Americans
  • Geronimo
  • Gershwin, George
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Ghost Dance
  • Gibson Girl
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
  • Global Relations
  • Globalization
  • Goetzmann, William H.
  • Gospel Music
  • Gospel of Wealth
  • Graffiti
  • Grateful Dead, The
  • Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
  • Great Depression
  • Great Society
  • Guadalupe Hidalgo, Treaty of
  • Gun Control
  • Guthrie, Woody
  • H
  • Hacienda
  • Halloween
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Harlem
  • Hasidim
  • Hate Speech
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • Health Care
  • Hearst, William Randolph
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Heritage Studies
  • Heroism
  • Highways
  • Hinduism
  • Hip-Hop
  • Hirabayashi, Gordon
  • Historic Preservation
  • Historical Subjects in Painting and Sculpture
  • Hockey
  • Hollywood
  • Holocaust Memorials
  • Home Economics
  • Home, The
  • Homeland Security
  • Homelessness
  • Hoover Dam
  • Hornung, Alfred
  • Hospitals and Asylums
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Howells, William Dean
  • Hudson River School
  • Huerta, Dolores
  • Hull-House
  • Humor in Everyday Life
  • Humor in Literature
  • Humor
  • Hunting
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • I
  • Ideology
  • Immigration and Immigration Law
  • Imperialism
  • Improvisational Theater
  • Independence Hall
  • Independent Film
  • Indian Activism
  • Indian Education
  • Indian Lands and Sovereignty
  • Indian Wars and Treaties
  • Individualism
  • Industrial Towns
  • Inner Cities and Ghettos
  • Integration
  • Intellectual History
  • Intellectuals
  • International American Studies Association (IASA)
  • Internet
  • Internment Camps
  • Iraq, War in
  • Irish Americans
  • Islam
  • Italian Americans
  • Iwo Jima Memorial
  • J
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jackson, Jesse
  • Jackson, Michael
  • James, William
  • Jamestown
  • Japanese Americans
  • Jazz Age
  • Jazz
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jewish American Folklore and Humor
  • Jewish American Literature
  • Jewish American Speech and Language
  • Jewish Americans in Film and Theater
  • Jewish Americans: An Overview
  • Jewish Americans
  • Jim Crow
  • Johnson, Robert
  • Judaism
  • K
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Keynesianism
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Kinsey Reports
  • Klezmer
  • Kochiyama, Yuri
  • Korean Americans
  • Korean War
  • Kroes, Rob
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • Kwanza
  • L
  • Labor Day
  • Labor Movement
  • Lacrosse
  • Land Use
  • Latino Activism
  • Latino Graphic Arts
  • Latino Literature
  • Latino Muralists
  • Latino Performing Arts
  • Latinos: An Overview
  • Latinos
  • Law
  • Legend
  • Lenz, Günter H.
  • Letter Writing and Correspondence
  • Levittowns
  • Liberalism
  • Libertarianism
  • Liberty Bell
  • Libraries
  • Library of Congress
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Literary Canon
  • Literature and Popular Culture
  • Literature and the Construction of Identity
  • Literature, Science, and Technology
  • Literature: An Overview
  • Literature
  • Locke, Alain
  • Lomax, Alan
  • Lomax, John
  • Lost Generation
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Loving v. Virginia
  • Lyceums and Chautauquas
  • Lynching
  • M
  • Mafia
  • Magazines
  • Magic and Magicians
  • Malcolm X
  • Malls
  • Manifest Destiny
  • March on Washington
  • Mardi Gras
  • Maritime Culture
  • Marriage
  • Marshall, Thurgood
  • Marx, Leo
  • Marxism
  • Masculinity
  • Mason-Dixon Line
  • Mass Transit
  • Material Culture Studies
  • Materialism
  • Mather, Cotton
  • Matthiessen, F. O.
  • McCarthyism
  • McGuffey Readers
  • McLuhan, Marshall
  • Mead, Margaret
  • Media and Politics
  • Media: An Overview
  • Media
  • Medicine
  • Melting Pot
  • Melville, Herman
  • Memorial Day
  • Mennonites
  • Mental and Intelligence Testing
  • Mercantilism
  • Mestiza Consciousness
  • Mexican War, The
  • Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Middle Age
  • Middletown
  • Midwest, The
  • Military Forces
  • Military-Industrial Complex
  • Militia
  • Millennialism
  • Miller, Arthur
  • Miller, Perry
  • Mills, C. Wright
  • Mining
  • Minstrelsy
  • Miscegenation
  • Mitchell, Margaret
  • Moby Dick
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Mormonism
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Moses, Robert
  • Mother's Day and Father's Day
  • Mott, Lucretia Coffin
  • Mount Rushmore
  • Movie Stars
  • Moynihan Report
  • Muckraking
  • Muir, John
  • Multiculturalism
  • Mumford, Lewis
  • Murals
  • Museums
  • Music and the Construction of Identity
  • Music Videos
  • Music, The Business of
  • Music: An Overview
  • Music
  • Myth and Symbol
  • N
  • National Archives
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • National Organization for Women
  • National Parks and the National Park Movement
  • National Rifle Association
  • National Road
  • Nationalism
  • Native American Architecture and Design
  • Native American Art
  • Native American Creation Myths
  • Native American Languages
  • Native American Literatures
  • Native American Music
  • Native American Religions
  • Native Americans: An Overview
  • Native Americans
  • Nativism
  • Natural Rights
  • Naturalization
  • Nature in Literature and the Arts
  • Nature, The Idea of
  • Nature
  • New Deal
  • New England
  • New Journalism
  • New Urbanism
  • Newspapers
  • Niagara Falls
  • Noble Savage
  • Nuclear Age
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Nye, Russel Blaine
  • O
  • Obama, Barack
  • Old Age
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law
  • Olympic Games
  • Organization Man
  • Orientalism
  • Orvell, Miles
  • P
  • Pacific Islands
  • Pacific Northwest, The
  • Pacifism
  • Paine, Thomas
  • Painting
  • Parades
  • Paredes, Américo
  • Parenthood
  • Parker, Charlie
  • Parrington, Vernon Louis
  • Patriotic Songs
  • Patriotism
  • Pattee, Fred Lewis
  • Paul, Alice
  • Peale, Charles Willson
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Pentecostalism
  • Performance Art
  • Periodization and American Studies
  • Philanthropy
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Photography and the Construction of Identity
  • Photography and the Old West
  • Photography: An Overview
  • Photography
  • Physical Culture
  • Pilgrims
  • Plantation
  • Plastics
  • Plays and Playwrights
  • Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Plymouth Rock
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Poetry
  • Police
  • Polish Americans
  • Political Cartoons
  • Political Correctness
  • Political Culture
  • Political Parties
  • Poor White
  • Pop Art
  • Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  • Popular Culture
  • Popular Literature
  • Popular Religion
  • Popular Song
  • Popular Theatrical Traditions
  • Populism
  • Pornography
  • Postal System
  • Postindustrial America
  • Postmodernism
  • Pragmatism
  • Prejudice
  • Presidency, The
  • Presley, Elvis
  • Prigg v. Pennsylvania
  • Print Culture
  • Prison Literature
  • Private Communities
  • Private, Religious, and Independent Schools
  • Progress
  • Progressivism
  • Prohibition
  • Proletarian Literature
  • Prostitution
  • Protestant Ethic
  • Protestantism
  • Public Art
  • Public Buildings
  • Public Health
  • Public Heritage
  • Public Intellectual
  • Public Lands
  • Public Memory
  • Public Relations
  • Public Schools
  • Public Space
  • Public Sphere
  • Puerto Ricans
  • Puritanism
  • Q
  • Quakers
  • Queer Popular Culture
  • R
  • Race and IQ
  • Race Riots
  • Racism
  • Radical Tradition in Literature
  • Radio
  • Railroads
  • Reader's Digest
  • Realism and Naturalism in Literature
  • Reality Television
  • Reconstruction
  • Recording Technology
  • Recreation and Leisure
  • Reform Movements
  • Regionalism
  • Religion and Popular Culture
  • Religion and Religious Movements: An Overview
  • Religion and Religious Movements
  • Religious Architecture
  • Religious Writing and Sermons
  • Republicanism
  • Revolutionary War
  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Riis, Jacob
  • Rites of Passage
  • Robber Baron
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Rock Music
  • Rockefeller, John D.
  • Rockwell, Norman
  • Rodeos and Wild West Shows
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Roman Catholicism
  • Romance Novels
  • Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Rourke, Constance
  • S
  • Sacagawea
  • Salem Witchcraft Trials
  • Sandburg, Carl
  • Saxton, Alexander P.
  • Scalping
  • Scandinavian Americans
  • Schooling
  • Science and Public Health
  • Science and Religion
  • Science and Technology
  • Science Fiction
  • Science: An Overview
  • Science
  • Scouting
  • Sculpture
  • Segregation
  • Self-Made Man
  • Sentimental Tradition in Literature
  • September 11, 2001: An Overview
  • September 11, 2001: Media Representations
  • Serial Killers
  • Service Academies
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shakers
  • Sharecroppers
  • Silent Films
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Sixties, The
  • Skateboarding
  • Slave Narratives
  • Slavery, Apologists for
  • Slavery
  • Slotkin, Richard
  • Small Town
  • Smith, Henry Nash
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Social Class
  • Social Media
  • Social Mobility
  • Social Purity
  • Social Register
  • Socialism
  • Soul Food
  • South Asian Americans
  • South, The
  • Southern Writers
  • Space Program
  • Spirituals
  • Spock, Benjamin
  • Sports: An Overview
  • Sports
  • Standing Army
  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
  • Star-Spangled Banner, The
  • States' Rights
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Steel
  • Steinbeck, John
  • Steinem, Gloria
  • Stereotypes and Stereotyping
  • Stieglitz, Alfred
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  • Strike
  • Structuralism and American Studies
  • Studio System
  • Suburbs
  • Suffragist Period
  • Sullivan, Louis
  • Sunbelt
  • Superheroes
  • Supreme Court
  • T
  • Takagi, Yasaka
  • Talented Tenth
  • Tammany Hall
  • Tar and Feathers
  • Tattoo Parlors
  • Taylor, Frederick Winslow
  • Taylorism
  • Technology and the Visual Arts
  • Technology in American Business
  • Technology: An Overview
  • Technology
  • Telephone
  • Television in the Post-Network Era
  • Television
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Terrorism
  • Thanksgiving
  • The Masses, The Liberator, and The New Masses
  • The Occupy (Wall Street) Movement
  • Theater and Its Audiences
  • Theater: An Overview
  • Theater
  • Think Tanks
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Tobacco
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de
  • Tourism
  • Transcendentalism
  • Transgender Studies
  • Transnationalism and American Studies: The View from Abroad
  • Transnationalism and American Studies
  • Transnationalism in American Studies
  • Tribal Gaming
  • Trusts
  • Truth, Sojourner
  • Tupperware
  • Turner, Frederick Jackson
  • Turpie, Mary C.
  • Twain, Mark
  • U
  • U.S. Government and Native Americans
  • UFO Phenomenon, The
  • United States-African Relations
  • United States-Asian Relations
  • United States-Canadian Relations
  • United States-Eastern European Relations
  • United States-Latin American Relations
  • United States-Middle East Relations
  • United States-Western European Relations
  • Urban Architecture
  • Urban Folklore
  • Urban Parks
  • Urban Planning and Design
  • Utopias and Utopianism
  • V
  • Vampire and Vampirism
  • Vegetarianism
  • Venturi, Robert
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Veterans
  • Victorian Period and the Gilded Age
  • Video and Computer Games
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Vietnam War
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Violence
  • Voting and Elections
  • W
  • WAC and WAVES
  • Walker, Alice
  • Wall Street
  • War and the Representation of War
  • War of 1812
  • Ward, John William
  • Warhol, Andy
  • Washington Monument
  • Washington, Booker T.
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Washington, George
  • WASP
  • Watergate
  • Welles, Orson
  • West, The
  • White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Whiteness
  • Whitman, Walt
  • William Penn's Treaty with the Indians
  • Williamsburg
  • Wilson, Woodrow
  • Women in the American Labor Movement
  • Women's Literature
  • Women's Movement: An Overview
  • Women's Movement
  • Women's Studies
  • Women's Suffrage
  • Wong, Anna May
  • Wood, Grant
  • Woodson, Carter G.
  • Woodstock
  • Work and Workers
  • World Trade Center
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd
  • Wright, Richard
  • Writers and Politics
  • Wyeth, Andrew
  • Y
  • Youth Culture