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Australasian Journal of American Studies
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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
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
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 IssuesDecember 2005, Vol. 24, No. 2