U.S. Studies Online showcases and promotes the exciting and emerging research produced by postgraduate and early career researchers in the American studies academic community.

Here are the first 18 issues, published between 2001 and 2011. For the latest USSO issues, click here.

Issue 4, Autumn 2004, Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 4, Autumn 2004 ‘Neutralising the Indian’: Native American Stereotypes in Star Trek: Voyager Lincoln Geraghty © Lincoln Geraghty. All Rights Reserved I: Star Trek: Voyager’s Review of Multiculturalism: Re-screening the Pluralist Fantasy. From the point of view of the popular imagination, multiculturalism’s most insistent reason for being is a…

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Issue 11, Autumn 2007: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 11, Autumn 2007 ‘America(s): Representations and Negotiations’: A Report of the British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference, University of Nottingham 2006 Ceri Gorton © Ceri Gorton. All Rights Reserved On the 18th of November 2006, the University of Nottingham welcomed delegates from Harvard, Bergamo, Dublin and…

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Issue 11, Autumn 2007: Article 4

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 11, Autumn 2007 The Hollywood Front: The Battle Over Race in American Cinema during World War II Jenny Woodley © Jenny Woodley. All Rights Reserved America’s involvement in the Second World War raised many questions about what the country was fighting for and what this meant for its own…

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Issue 11, Autumn 2007: Article 5

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 11, Autumn 2007 The Problem of Liverpool in the Nineteenth-Century American Literary Imagination Thomas Fitzpatrick Wright © Thomas Fitzpatrick Wright. All Rights Reserved The problem of the traveller landing at Liverpool is, why England is England? Ralph Waldo Emerson, English Traits (1856)[1] This article outlines what can be called…

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Issue 12, Spring 2008: Article 4

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 12, Spring 2008 Political Party Machines, Corrupt Elections in the 1930s and the Press: A Cautionary Tale of Kansas City John Matlin © John Matlin. All Rights Reserved According to David Colburn and George Pozzetta, the best evidence of the manifest power of an American 1930s political party machine…

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