Published   semiannually
Language(s)   English
     
ISSN   0705-7113
     
Editorial Board

EDITORS

CLARE CORBOULD, School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies, Monash University
MICHAEL ONDAATJE, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Newcastle
HEATHER NEILSON, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW@ADFA

REVIEW EDITORS

TIMOTHY VERHOEVEN (History and related disciplines), School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies, Monash University
MELISSA HARDIE (Literature and related disciplines), Department of English, University of Sydney

EDITORIAL BOARD

JENNIFER FROST, University of Auckland
PAUL GILES, University of Sydney
IAN GORDON, Department of History, National University of Singapore, Singapore
MARILYN LAKE, University of Melbourne
JANE PARK, University of Sydney
STEPHEN ROBERTSON, University of Sydney
PAUL TAILLON, University of Auckland
IAN TYRRELL, University of New South Wales
SHANE WHITE, University of Sydney

Submission Guidelines and Editorial Policies

Editorial correspondence should be addressed to:
Clare Corbould (email: clare.corbould@monash.edu); or
Michael L. Ondaatje (email: Michael.Ondaatje@newcastle.edu.au); or
Heather Neilson (email: h.neilson@adfa.edu.au)

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically. Font should be Times New Roman 12 for the text and Times New Roman 10 for the endnotes. Submissions should follow the conventions of The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, 2010. All articles are peer reviewed, and should not normally exceed 6,000 words in length. Endnotes should be grouped at the end of the article. Contributors are requested to include institutional affiliation, biographical details and an abstract.

The Editorial Board is responsible for the selection and acceptance of all contributions, but the opinions expressed and the accuracy of statements made therein remain the responsibility of individual authors. Papers are considered with the understanding that they have not been published and are not under consideration elsewhere.

Articles appearing in this journal are indexed in Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life and the MLA. The journal is part of JSTOR, where issues appear three years after publication. The journal is also part of the EBSCO Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre database. All material published in AJAS becomes the property of the Editors on behalf of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association. AJAS is sent free to all members of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association.

     

Australasian Journal of American Studies

Published by the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association

AJAS (ISSN 0705-7113) is the official journal of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association.  It is published twice a year, in July and December.

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

The purpose of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association (ANZASA) is to encourage study and research in all aspects of U.S. culture and society.  In addition to publishing this Journal, the Association holds scholarly biennial conferences, supports postgraduate seminars, publishes occasional papers, supports research travel to the United States for postgraduate research candidates and encourages scholarly exchanges between Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

 

July 2005, Vol. 24, No. 1

Editing AJAS: the first three years


‘Let’s Do Lunch’: Benjamin Franklin and the American Character


Trevor Burnard, Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World; Lisa Lindquist Dorr, White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960


Stephen Hahn, A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration


Rebecca J. Mead, How the Vote was Won: Woman Suffrage in the Western United States, 1868-1914


Lawrence W. Levine and Cornelia R. Levine, The People and the President – America’s Conversation with FDR


Andrew Ross and Kristen Ross, Anti-Americanism


Philip Roth, The Plot Against America


Mike Marqusee, Chimes of Freedom: The Politics of Bob Dylan’s Art


Introduction


Teaching Students to Read Online Sources


Neither Male nor Female: Androgyny, Nativism and International Anti-Catholicism


Acquiescence or Resistance: Reconsidering Interracial Relationships Between Plantation Women in South Carolina, 1830-1861


‘Fashionable Female Studies’: The Popular Dissemination of Science in Godey’s Lady’s Book, 1830-60


‘What Might Have Been’ – Bill Clinton and American Political Power


Introduction


The Price of Success: Tolerating a Failed Planter Patriarch


The King is Dead! Long Live the King?


The Planter, the Revolution, and the Historian


Landon Carter and his Slaves


Other Issues

December 2005, Vol. 24, No. 2