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

EDITORS

CLARE CORBOULD, History Program, Monash University
MICHAEL ONDAATJE, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Newcastle
HEATHER NEILSON, School of Language, Literature & Communication, Australian Defence Force Academy

EDITORIAL BOARD

MELISSA HARDIE, Review Editor, (Literature and related disciplines), Department of English, University of Sydney
TIM VERHOEVEN Review Editor, (History and related disciplines), History Program, Monash University
IAN GORDON, Department of History, National University of Singapore, Singapore
GEOFF LEALAND Screen and Media Studies, University of Waikato, Hamilton

Submission Guidelines and Editorial Policies

Editorial correspondence should be addressed to: Timothy Minchin, School of History and European Studies, La Trobe University, Bundoora, 3086 or email: t.minchin@latrobe.edu.au or Jan Pilditch, Department of English, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, New Zealand or email: <engl0252@waikato.ac.nz>

Manuscripts should normally be submitted electronically or on disk. The disk must be 2DD or 2HD, in IBM format, Microsoft Word 5, or above. Font should be Times New Roman 11 for the text and Times New Roman 9 for the endnotes. Submissions are requested to follow the conventions of the Style Manual for Authors, Editors and Printers published by the Australian Government Publishing Service (4th edition or above). All articles are refereed and should not normally exceed 6,000 words in length. Footnotes and references should be grouped at the end of the article. Contributors are requested to include institutional affiliation with accompanying biographical details.

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. All contributions will be treated with care, but the Editorial Board cannot be responsible for losses from any cause. Contributors are urged to retain copies of all works submitted.

Articles appearing in this journal are index in Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life.  All material published in AJAS becomes the property of the Editors on behalf of the Australian and American Studies Association. AJAS is sent free to all members of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association. Individual issues, including back copies, may be purchased from the Treasurer. Prices on application.

     

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.

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION

President

DAVID GOODMAN

University of Melbourne

Vice President (Australia)
CHRISTINE FERRARI
Charles Sturt University

Vice President (New Zealand)
JENNIFER FROST
University of Auckland

Treasurer

BARBARA KEYS
University of Melbourne

Secretary

TOM DUNNING

University of Tasmania, Launceston

Enquiries concerning the Association may be directed to:
Dr Barbara Keys, Department of History, University of Melbourne,

 

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