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Index of American Studies Theses & Dissertations

Browse Theses and Dissertations Alphabetically, by Author:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Browse Theses and Dissertations by Subject:

African American. American Literature. Art History. Asian America. Childhood-Education. Colonial History. Consumer Culture. Decorative Arts-Material Culture. Foodways. Gender Studies.Geography (Natural Resources, Development). Immigration. Journalism. Labor History. Latin America. Media (Film, Television, Cyberspace). Military History. Mortuary & Memorial Culture. Museums-Public History. Music. Native America. Politics-Nationhood. Popular Culture. Race-Ethnicity. Religion. Social Service. Southern Culture.

N.B.: M = Masters Thesis P = PhD Dissertation

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A

  • Aarlien, Peggy F. "The Alan Lomax Photographs and the Music of Williamsburg." ( M 2010).
  • Adams, Sarah E. " A dollar book for a dime!: The Vernacular of Cheapness and the Beadle Dime Handbooks."  ( M 2012).
  • Adkins, Katrin L. "Performing Race: Instances of Color Representation in American Culture." ( M 2003).
  • Anderson, Benjamin. "Blue Notes and Brown Skin: Five African-American Men and the Music they Created in Regards to the Civil Rights Movement." (M 2005).
  • --------"Seeing (for) Miles: Jazz, Race, and Objects of Performance." (P 2014).
  • Anderson, Crystal Suzette. "Far From 'Everybody's Everything': Literary Tricksters in African American and Chinese American Culture." (P 2000).
  • Anglin, Merit E. "Gone to the Dogs: Canine Capital and the Management of Biopolitical Fitness in American Literature and Culture, 1835-Present." (P 2012).
  • Ashe, Bertram Duane. “From Within the Frame: Storytelling in African-American Fiction.” (P 1998).
  • Aube , Christine Lokotsch. “The Enduring Villain: Germans as Nazi Stereotypes in American Cinema.” (M 1998).

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B

  • Bailey, Judith Bledsoe. “ ‘Faithful Child of God': Nancy Towle, 1796-1876.” ( M 2000).
  • --------. "Strength for the Journey: Feminist Theology and Baptist Women Pastors." (P 2014).
  • Baird, Bruce Chandler, Jr. “New Land Acquisition in the Colonial Chesapeake , 1660- 1706.” ( M 1990). 
  • Baker, Wendy Joyce. “A Sketch of Sufferings: Power and Patronage in Daniel Fisher's Virginia , 1750-1755.” ( M 1992).
  • Barnett, LaShonda K. "'Learning How to Listen': Analyzing Style & Meaning in the Music of Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone & Cassandra Wilson." (P 2012).
  • Barnard, Timothy Lawrence. “Putting Masculinity into Words: Hemingway's Critique and Manipulation of American Manhood.” (M 1994).
  • --------. “Far Out past: Hemingway, Manhood, and Modernism.” (2005).
  • Barnett, LaShonda. "'Learning How to Listen': Analyzing Style and Meaning in the Music of Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, and Cassandra Wilson." (P 2012).
  • Barry, Andrew. "Domestic Brick Architecture in Williamsburg: A Comparative Study of Eighteenth-Century Brick Homes in Williamsburg, Annapolis, and Charleston."(2004).
  • Barry, Laura Pass. “Optical Instruments Used with Prints in the Eighteenth Century.” ( M 2004).
  • Bates, Christina Jean. “Prescription and Practice: A Comparison of Child-Care Manuals, Fashion Journals and Mail-Order Catalogues on the Subject of Children's Dress, 1875-1900.” ( M 1989).
  • Battaile, Anne Bayne. “Mysterious Messages: Masonic Images in Baltimore Album Quilts.” ( M 2000).
  • Bauer, Susan W. "The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Scandal and the Rise of Public Confession." (P 2007).
  • Berg, Susan Stromei. “Agent of Change or Trusted Servant: The Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg Press.” ( M 1993).
  • Bickham, Angela A.  Father wasn't de onlies' one hidin' in de woods: The many images of maroons throughout the American South. (M 2004).
  • Bigler, Philip. “John Leacock's ‘The Fall of British Tyranny' in the Whig Propaganda Offensive: The Personalization of Resolution.” ( M 1984).
  • Bishop, Lisa Brenner. “A Social History of the Private Fence in Nineteenth- Century America .” ( M 2000).
  • Blanchard, Jennifer P. "More or Less Than Kind : Brothers and Sisters in Nineteenth-Century American Literature." (P 2007).
  • Bly, Antonio T. “Intertextual [ sic ] Cadences, ‘When Wants and Woes Might Be Our Righteous Lot': Excavating Phyllis Wheatley's Transcending Voice of Accent.” ( M 1999).
  • --------. "Breaking with Tradition: Slave Literacy in Early Virginia, 1680-1780." (P 2006).
  • Boulton, Alexander Ormond. “Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect of an Age.” ( M 1993).
  • Bowles, Juliette Harris. “Natural Hair Styling: A Symbol and Function of African- American Women's Self-Creation.” ( M 1990).
  • Bradford, Robert Dale. “When Southern Labor Stirred: The Literary Reaction to Gastonia .” ( M 1986).
  • Bransford, Stephen Henry. “Unstable Compounds: Progressive and Regressive Impulses in Four Contemporary American Documentaries and the Prospect For Social Change.” ( M 1996).
  • Broadwater, John David. “ Yorktown Shipwreck 44YO88: Stores and Cargo from A British Naval Supply Vessel from the American War for Independence .” ( M 1989).
  • Brown, Bridget Mary. “Domestic Ideology and the Social Construction of Mammy.” ( M 1994).
  • Brown, Darryl K. "Racism and Race Relations in the University." (1991).
  • Brown, Jarrett Hugh. "Black Masculinities as Marronage: Claude McKay's Representations of Black Male Subjectivities in Metropolitan Spaces." (P 2011).
  • Bruggeman, Seth Charles. “The Shenandoah River Gundalow and the Politics of Material Reuse.” ( M 2000).
  • --------. “Birthing Washington: Objects, Memory and the Creation of a National Monument.” (P 2006).
  • Bumb, Matthew J. "Against Bullshit : Christopher Hitchens and the Public Intellectual." (M 2005).
  • Burr, Sandra. “Science and the Imagination in Anglo-American Children’s Literature, 1760-1855.” (P 2005).
  • Burton , Pamela Sue. “Beyond Telling the News: The Mission of Public Journalism.” ( M 1996).

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C

  • Carroll, Frederick J. "New Deal Housing on the Virginia Peninsula : Challenging Jim Crow paternalism at Swantown and Aberdeen Gardens." (M 2004).
  • Carroll, Nicole. “African American History at Colonial Williamsburg .” ( M 1999).
  • Cha, Frank. “Southern Orientation: Navigating Asian Pacific American Identity and Place in Contemporary Southern Literature and Film.” (P 2013).
  • Chaltain, Samuel Spelman. “ ‘The Poet, the Poem , and the People': Etheridge Knight's American Counterpoetics.” (M 1999).
  • Chasse, Sarah. "A Certain Kinship: The First Exhibitions of American Folk Art, New York, 1924-1932." (M 2011).
  • Chieffo, Toby Maria. “Joshua Johnson Revisited: Filling the Lacunae.” ( M 1995).
  • --------. "Nathaniel Jocelyn : In the Service of Art and Abolition." (P 2005).
  • Chowning, Elizabeth Jane. “Harmony and Dissonance: Mennonite Visions of Community and Identity.” ( M 1993).
  • Clark, Regina A. "The Brownies' Book : An Open Window to Early Twentieth-Century African American Childhood. (M 2009).
  • Cloeren, Nicole B. “ ‘C' is for Cookie, Culture, and Capitalism: The Muppet Phenomenon in the United States .” ( M 1999).
  • Cobb, John Michael. “The Shaping of Kecoughtan, 1607-1624: ‘A Delicate and Necessary Seat for a City or Chief Fortification.'” ( M 2002).
  • Cohen, Amber S. "The Immigrant, the Native Son, and the Ambassador : The Transnational Travels of Godzilla, Speed Racer, and Akira." (M 2010).
  • Cohen, Matthew. “Framing the Woman Artist: Gender and Art in Howells and Sargent.” ( M 1995).
  • --------. “The Still Life: Domesticity, Subjectivity, and the Bachelor in Nineteenth- Century America .” ( P 2002).
  • Cordulack, Evan. "Consumer Under Fire: Vietnam and the Military Consumer." (M 2006).
  • --------. "Imagining Saigon: American Interpretatons of Saigon in the Twentieth Century." (P 2013).
  • Cosco, Joseph P. “Eyeing Italians: Race, Romance, and Reality in American Perception, 1880-1910.” ( P 1999).
  • Crawford, Meredith. “Envisioning Black Childhood: Black Nationalism, Community, and Identity Construction in Black Arts Movement Children’s Literature.” (M 2005).
  • Cowan, William Tynes. “The Slave in the Swamp: Disrupting the Plantation Narrative.” ( P 2001).
  • Cude, Michelle Dawn. “Schoolhouses Remembered: The Story Behind the Nostalgic Image: An Active Pursuit of the Truth.” ( M 1997).
  • Curran, Barbara Anne. “Tobacco and Cloth: A Century of Virginia Clothing Acquisition, 1607-1707.” ( M 1994).

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D

  • Dacey, Katherine. “ ‘Gershwin Gone Native!': The Influence of Primitivism and Folk Music on ‘Porgy and Bess.'” ( M 2001).
  • Davey , Frances Evelyn. “Wild, Wearable, and Seaworthy.” ( M 1996).
  • DeBrava, Valerie. “Authorship and Individualism in American Literature.” ( P 2000).
  • Delvin, Erin Krutko. “Colonial Williamsburg 's Slave Auction Re-Enactment: Controversy, African American History and Public Memory.” ( M 2004).
  • --------. "Justice is a Perpetual Struggle: Public Memory and the Little Rock School Desegregation Crisis." (P 2011).
  • Diaz, Ella Maria. “1500 by 1936 by 1998 - - These are the Measurements of Malinche's Body: An Analysis and Review of Twentieth-Century Interpretations of Nationality.” ( M 2002).
  • --------. "Flying Under the Radar with the Royal Chicano Air Force." (P 2010).
  • Donald, Colin James. “Who Controlled Cruise?: The 1983 Deployment of Cruise Missiles in the United Kingdom and the Post-1985 Anglo-American Special Relationship in Defense.” ( M 1989).
  • Dougan, John M. “The Mistakes of Yesterday, the Hopes of Tomorrow: Prison, Pop Music, and the Prisonaires.” ( M 1997).
  • --------. “Two Steps from the Blues: Creating Discourse and Constructing Canons in Blues Criticism.” ( P 2001).
  • Doyle, Colleen M. “ ‘Post-humously Hot': Bill Traylor's Life and Art.” ( M 1994).

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E

  • Ecker, Jordan M. “Entertaining Education or Purely Entertainment:  A Case Study of the Yorktown Victory Center.” ( M 2014).
  • Edmonds, Kristin Margaret. “Mouth with Myriad Subtleties: Race, Gender, Audience and Authorship in Charles W. Chesnutt's The Conjure Woman .” ( M 1996).
  • Edward-Ingram, Ywone. “Medicating Slavery: African-American Motherhood, Health Care, and Cultural Practices in the African Diaspora.” (P 2005).

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F

  • Fairbairn, Brenda Buddeke. “The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Newport News , Virginia .” ( M 1985).
  • Felker, Christopher D. "Sailing the Zig-Zag Course of a Hundred Tacks: R.W. Emerson's 'Each and All." (M 1988).
  • Feman, Seth. "Paint by Nation: Thomas Kinkade and the Conversion of American Culture." (M 2005).
  • Freeman, Margaret. "To Seek the Good, the True, and the Beautiful: White Greek-Letter Sororities in the U.S. South and the Shaping of American Ladyhood, 1915-1975." (P 2011).
  • Fuhrman, Anne Mary. “The Craft of Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century America .” ( M 1992).

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G

  • Gable, Nicolette. "The Search for a New England Character: Change, The Town, and the Wilderness in Timothy Dwight's Travels in New England and New York." (M 2010).
  • Gaeta , Anne Elizabeth. “The Quaker Influence on Nantucket Architecture: A Case Study.” ( M 1990).
  • Gaines, Mikal. "Beating Songs: Blues, Violence and the Male Body in the Films of Spike Lee." (M 2005).
  • Galante, Vera do Val. “Conspicuous Presence: Tom Wolfe's One Man Show.” ( M 1993).
  • Gardner, Kevin. Absalom, Absalom! and the Southern Code of Honor.” ( M 1986).
  • Garland , David Travers. “American Dream Screams: Success Ideology and the Hollywood Novel Between the Two World Wars.” ( M 1990).
  • Geraghty, Mary. “Domestic Management of Woodlawn Plantation: Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis and Her Slaves.” ( M 1993).
  • Ghaemmaghami, Amy Carol. “Milk Enough for All: The African-American Woman's Quest for Identity and Authority in Toni Morrison's Beloved .” ( M 1990).
  • Gibson, Tracey Ann. “Civilizing Savages: Cherokee Advances, White Settlement, and the Rhetoric of Removal.” ( M 1995).
  • Gittinger, Anne M. "Class Act : Negotiating Art and Market in the Career of Isadora Duncan." (M 2010).
  • Glisson, Susan M. “ ‘Neither Bedecked Nor Bebosomed': Lucy Randolph Mason, Ella Baker and Women's Leadership and Organizing in the Struggle for Freedom.” ( P 2000).
  • Glosson, Sarah G. "Domestic Music Making in Late Eighteenth-Century Elite Chesapeake Society : The "Elegant Selections" of Shirley Plantation." (M 2009).
  • Gonaver, Wendy.  “Race Relations: A Family Story 1765-1867.” (2001).
  • --------. "The Peculiar Institution: Gender, Race, and Religion in the Making of Modern Psychiatry." (P 2012).
  • Green, Charles. "Passing into Print: Walt Whitman and his Publishers." (P 2004).
  • Greenman, John Starr. “The Rise of Benjamin Waller: 1716-1786.” ( M 1994).
  • Grunder, Sarah L. "Spectacle of Citizenship: Print Media and the Construction of Americanness 1880-1940." (P 2010).
  • Gschwend, Katherine Hinchliffe. “John A. Lomax: Documenting the Myth of the American West.” ( M 1995).

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H

  • Hailey, Christopher Blair. “Running on Empty: The Myth of the Automobile in Three Works by Chester Himes.” ( M 1992).
  • Hawkins, Callie. "An Interpretive Plan for the Newry, South Carolina Cotton Mill Museum." (M 2011).
  • Hayes, Jeffreen. "Real Talk: Blackness and Whiteness in the Works of Jefferson Pinder, Dave Chappelle, and Aaron McGruder." (P 2012).
  • Hellier, Cathleene Betz. “ Private Land Development in Williamsburg , 1699-1748.” ( M 1989).
  • Heuvel, Lisa. "English Mineral Exploration in the New World." (M 2005).
  • Hildreth, Linda A. “The Fate of the Cabinetmaking Trade in Williamsburg , Virginia in the Post-Revolutionary Period.” ( M 1988).
  • Hodge, Amber. "The Rise and Fall of the WB: 'Dawson's Creek,' Intertextuality, and Legitimation." (M 2012)
  • Holder, Meghan. "Strange Fruit: Images of African Americans in Advertising Cards and Postcards, 1860-1930." (M 2011).
  • Horton, Tonia Lanette. “The Freedom of a Broken Law: The Liminal World of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter .” ( M 1985).
  • Howard, Amanda L. “Stormy Weather: Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, and the Cultural Politics of Stardom.” ( M 1999).
  • --------. “More than Shelter: Community, Identity, and Spatial Politics in San Francisco.” (2005)
  • Howard, Elizabeth. “Every American Should Stand Here Once": Jamestown's 400th Anniversary Commemoration and the Creation of an American Origin Narrative.” (M 2013).
  • Howell, Mark Hunter. “A War of Words: Satire and Song in the Pre-Revolutionary Virginia Gazettes.” ( M 1998).
  • Hubenthal, Jan. "'Quick! Do Something Manly!' -- The Super Bowl as an American Spectacle of Hegemonic Masculinity, Violence, and Nationalism." (M 2013).
  • Hughes, Shannon Lynn. “Luxury Consumption in 1815 Fredericksburg , Virginia : Gender, Race, and the Personal Property Tax.” ( M 1999).
  • Hunter, Phyllis Whitman. “Ship of Wealth: Massachusetts Merchants, Foreign Goods, and the Transformation of Anglo-America, 1670-1760.” ( P 1996).
  • Huso, Deborah Rae. “ ‘I Claim Not to Have Controlled Events': Abraham Lincoln and the Manipulation of Public Opinion in the Secession Crisis.” ( M 1997).
  • Hyland, Matthew Gantert. “ Montpelier : The History of a House, 1723-1998.” ( P 2004).

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I

  • Ito, Kyoko. “ ‘Country,' Past, and Nostalgia: Examination of an American Popular Ideal.” ( M 1993).

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J

  • Jerome, Alexandra. "Shahrazad in the White City: Muslim Women's Agency and Performance at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition." (M 2011).
  • Johnson, Deanda Marie. “Seeking the Living Among the Dead: African American Burial Practices in Surry County , Virginia .” (M 2004).
  • --------“Thoroughly Modern: African American Women's Dress and the Culture of Consumption in Cleveland, Ohio, 1890-1940.” (P 2014).
  • Johnson, Maya A. "Harem Fantasies and Music Videos : Contemporary Orientalist Representation." (M 2007).
  • Johnson, Tova J. "Performance of Black Female Sexuality in a Hip Hop Magazine." (M 2008).
  • Johnston, Jessica Williams. “A Distinctive Chest of Drawers: Using Material Culture to Interpret the Past and the Present.” ( M 1996).
  • Jones, Joseph Benjamin. “Anglo-Siouan Relations on Virginia 's Piedmont Frontier, 1607-1732.” ( M 1989).

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K

  • Kahler, Gerald Edward. “ Washington in Glory , America in Tears: The Nation Mourns the Death of George Washington, 1799-1800.” ( P 2003).
  • Keenan, Stephanie Marie. “The Willoughby-Baylor House: Form and Symbol.” ( M 1993).
  • Kennedy-Shaffer, Alan. "Voters in a Foreign Land: Alien Suffrage and Citizenship in the United States, 1704-1926." (M 2009).
  • Kidd, David. “History Written With Lightning”: Religion, White Supremacy, and the Rise and Fall of Thomas Dixon, Jr.” (P  2013).
  • Kingan, Renee M. "'Taking it out!': Jayne Cortez's Collaborations with the Firespitters." (M 2009).
  • Klimchock, Carolee A. "Plastic Capital : Wilmington, Delaware and the Deregulation of Consumer Credit." (M 2008).
  • Kobayashie, Fumie. “Christian Parenting: Baptists and the Birds and Bees.” ( M 2003).
  • Korwin-Pawlowski, Wendy J. "Pleasure and Peril : Shaping Children's Reading in the Early Twentieth Century." (M 2006).
  • Kosanovich, Kevin W. "Re-Taking It to the Streets: Investigating Hip-Hop's Emergence in the Spaces of Late Capitalism." (M 2008).
  • Krammer, Donald. "The United States Army Chaplain as Prophet in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Soul of Goodness in Evil Things." (M 2005).
  • Kuettner, Angelika R. "'Goods-- agreeable to the Association' : The Scottish Merchant Trade and Early Tea Boycotts in Virginia." (M 2008).

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L

  • Lankford, Kimberly Elaine. “Frederick Douglass's Intended Audiences for His Antebellum Autobiographies.” ( M 1992).
  • Larson, Zoey. "A dress of the right length to die in": Mortuary and Memorial Practices Amongst Depression-Era Tenant Farmers of the Piedmont South." (M 2012).
  • Lautenschlager, Julie Lynn. “Food Fight!: America 's Ideological Battle Over Lunch.” ( P 2003).
  • Lee, Sarah J. "Saints and Soldiers of Humanity : Mormons and Icarians in Nauvoo." (M 2004).
  • --------. "Utopian Spaces : Mormons and Icarians in Nauvoo, Illinois." (P 2009).
  • LeFave, Helen Grace. “ A Place of Honor and Fruitfulness: World War One and the War Activities of Women from the Elite Women's Colleges.” ( M 1994).
  • Lewes, David W. “In Parisian Salons and Boston 's Back Streets: Reading Jefferson 's ‘Notes on the State of Virginia.'" ( M 2002).
  • Li, Kai-yin Allison. “Lost Chances in Sino-American Relations: The Burden of Myth, Culture, and Ideology.” ( M 1997).
  • Ligon, Samantha M. “The Fashionable Set: The Feasibility of Social Tea Drinking in 1774.” ( M 1999).
  • Linebaugh, Donald W. “ ‘The Road to Ruins and Restoration': Roland W. Robbins and the Professionalization of Historical Archaeology.” ( P 1996).
  • Lovell, Barry Scott. “The Costumes of the Past: The First Virginia and the Authenticity of Historical Reenacting.” ( M 1992).
  • Luccketti, Nicholas Michael. “Archaeology at Bennett Farm: The Life Style of a Seventeenth-Century Middling Planter in York County , Virginia .” ( M 1990).
  • Luff, Jennifer D. “A Parlor in the Penitentiary: Prisons and Reading in Victorian America .” ( M 1996).
  • --------. "Judas Exposed : Labor Spies in the United States." (P 2005).
  • Lunt, Catherine. “Generational Revolt and the Spirit of Capitalism: Fanny Fern's Confrontation with Calvinism, Class, and Gender Ideology in Ruth Hall.” ( M 1994).

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M

  • Malone, Mollie C. “A Dinner at the Governor's Palace, 10 September 1770 .” ( M 1998).
  • Mann, Kimberly L. "The First Thing Out The Window : Race, Radical Feminism, and Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time." (M 2009).
  • Manzo, Bettina. “John Minson Galt II and the Print Culture at Eastern Asylum, Williamsburg Virginia, 1840-1860.” (P 2004).
  • Marcus, Hilary J. "Between Fact and Fiction: Writing by American Women in a Transnational Context." (P 2010).
  • Markarian, Robyn: You Are NOT the Father!: Family, Race and Maury in America. (M 2013).
  • Masters, Joanna Margaret. “Dressing Behavior in Eighteenth-Century Virginia .” ( M 1993).
  • Matthews, Amy Procter. “Organized Labor: The Past, Present, and Future of Nurse-Midwifery in America .” ( M 1990).
  • McDonald, Ryan J. "You(s) on the Tube : Deconstructing (American) (Cyber) Selves Inscribed in the Diary Blog and Diary Vlog." (M 2008).
  • --------. "Reengineering Global Higher Education: American Polytechnics, Transnationalization, and Cultural Configuration." (P 2012).
  • McKinney , Jane Dillon. “ Anguilla and the Art of Resistance.” ( P 2002).
  • McMaster, MaryKate. “A Publisher's Hand: Strategic Gambles and Cultural Leadership by Moses Dresser Phillips in Antebellum America .” ( P 2001).
  • McNutt, Jill Angela. “The Other Faces of Mount Rushmore : Tourism, Advertising, and the Commodity of Experience.” ( M 1996).
  • McPherson, Anne Shelton. “Sugar Chests in Middle Tennessee , 1800-1835.” ( M 1996).
  • McPherson, Beth Ann Spiryson. “Fort Hill: A Representative of the Structural and Social Hierarchy and Harmony of Greek Revival Architecture.” ( M 1996).
  • Mieras, Emily. “Oz in the Valley of the Ashes: Visions of Tomorrow at the New York World's Fairs of 1939 and 1964.” ( M 1993).
  • --------. “ ‘A More Perfect Sympathy': College Students and Social Service.” ( P 1998).
  • Miller, John D. "Buck-Horned Snakes and Possum Women: Non-White Folklore, Antebellum Southern Literature and Interracial Cultural Exchange." (P 2010).
  • Modeste, Jackie. "Remembering the Briarpatch: Music and the Making of an American Literary Tradition—Albert Murray's Scooter Series.” (P 2004).
  • Mosher, Melissa Beth. “Elizabeth Perkins and Jefferds Tavern: An Example of the Influence of the Colonial Revival upon Museums.” ( M 1988).
  • Mulrooney, Margaret M. “ Hilton Village , Virginia : The Government's First Model Industrial Community.” ( M 1990).
  • --------. “Labor at Home: The Domestic World of Workers at the du Pont Powder Mills, 1802-1902.” ( P 1996).

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N

  • Neel, Hildy Michelle. "Out of Left Field: William Sarouyan's Thirties Fiction as a Reflection of the Great Depression." (M 1992).
  • --------. “Let us Now Praise Service Men: A History of the American World War II Personal Narrative, 1942-1945.” ( P 1998).
  • Neidenbach, Elizabeth. "The Woman, the Legend, the Power: Fictional Representations of Marie Laveau in Twentieth Century Literature."( M 2005).
  • Nelson, Robert. “A Robe of Eloquence: Speech and Power in the Life and Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson.” ( M 1998).
  • --------. “Society of Souls: Spirit, Friendship, and the Antebellum Reform Imagination.” (2006).
  • Newman, Megan Haley. "Perceptions of Poverty: Material Life Among the Tenements of New York City during the Nineteenth Century." (M 1993).
  • --------. “The Vermin-Killers: Pest Control in the Early Chesapeake .” ( P 2001).
  • Nichols, Caroline C“Monument to Sentiment: The Discourse of Nation and Citizenship at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.” ( M 2001).
  • --------. "Celebrity and the National Body : Encounters with the Exotic in Late Nineteenth-Century America." (P 2008).
  • Nichols, Diane Truitt. “A Search for the Body: Lecriture Feminine and Delta Wedding.” ( M 1990).
  • Norris, Tyler A. "Race, Childhood, and Native American Boarding Schools: A Case Study of the Hampton Normal." (2014).
  • Northrop-Barzilay, Karen E. “ ‘To Go With an Ungloved Hand Was Impossible': A History of Gloves, Hands, Sex, Wealth, and Power.” ( M 1998).
  • --------. "Fifty Gentlemen Total Strangers : A Portrait of the First Continental Congress." (P 2009).

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O

  • O'Dell, Margaret Darlene. “Sites of Southern Memory: The Autobiographies of Katherine duPre Lumpkin, Lillian Smith, and Pauli Murray.” ( P 1997).
  • O'Grady, Elizabeth M. "You Have No Boss Here to Work for: Women and Labor in Chesapeake Bay fishing Communities." (M 2010).
  • Osborn, Adam Gardner. “Bill Hicks: A Study in National Character.” ( M 2002).
  • Owen, Deborah Lynn. “Mann Thinking Across Antebellum Culture: Mann Satterwhite Valentine's Literary Aspirations.” ( M 1993).
  • Owens, Jerry. “The Proper Role of Religious Conviction in Moral-Political Discourse.” ( M 2001).

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P

  • Palmer, James, Jr. “Spousal Abuse in the Army.” ( M 2004).
  • Parrish, Nancy C. “Fair and Tender Ladies at Tinker Creek: Women Writers Coming of Age.” ( P 1993).
  • Patrick, Steven Edward. “ ‘I Would Not Begrudge to Give a Few Pounds More': Elite Consumer Choices in the Chesapeake , 1730-1785.” ( M 1990).
  • Peake, Laura Ann. “The Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth, 1894-1916.” ( M 1995).
  • Peterson, Beverly Carol. “The Political Domestics: Sectional Issues in American Women's Fiction, 1852-1867.” ( P 1994).
  • Pickens, Roxanne Victoria. “Notions of Refinement and Displays of Dignity in African-American Home Spaces, 1885-1935.” ( M 2000).
  • Piper, Brian. "'You Just Had that Gut Feeling' : Film, Memory, and the Lynching of James Byrd, Jr." (M 2006).
  • Pisha, Nicolette L. "Anime in America, Disney in Japan : The Global Exchange of Popular Media Visualized Through Disney's 'Stitch.'" (M 2010).
  • Pittman, William E. “Morphological Variability in Late Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth-Century English Wine Bottles.” ( M 1990).
  • Plater, Michael Andre. “R.C. Scott: A History of African-American Entrepreneurship in Richmond , 1890-1940.” ( P 1993).
  • Pleasant, Joanna E. “Remembering American Wars in Three Controversial Displays: The Wall, the Enola Gay , and the Vietnam Era Educational Center.” ( M 2001).
  • Powers, Emma Lou. “Landlords, Tenants, and Rental Property in Williamsburg and Yorktown , Virginia , 1730-1780.” ( M 1990).
  • Price, Virginia Barrett. “Keeping Up Appearances: Elizabeth Allen at Bacon's Castle, 1711-1774.” ( M 1998).
  • Proehl, Kristen Beth. “Re-Evaluating Sentimental Violence in Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Dred.” (2004).
  • --------. "Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Race and the Tomboy Narrative in American Literature." (P 2011).
  • Prown, Jonathan. “A Cultural Analysis of Furniture-Making in Petersburg , Virginia , 1760-1820.” ( M 1993).
  • Prown, Katherine Hemple. “Flannery O'Connor, Fyodor Dostoevsky and the Antimodernist Tradition.” ( M 1988).
  • --------. “Revisions and Evasions: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture and the Problem of Female Authorship.” ( P 1993).
  • Pruitt, Hollis. “No Longer Lost at Sea: Black Community Building In the Virginia Tidewater, 1865 to the post-1954 Era.” (P 2013).

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  • Rainer, Joseph T. “Elisha Jackson's Tavern: A Rural Node of Power.” (M 1992).
  • --------. “The Honorable Fraternity of Moving Merchants: Yankee Peddlers in the Old South, 1800-1860.” (P 2000).
  • Rainey, James E. "Blurring Boundaries : The Rorschach Idea in Twentieth-Century American Popular Culture." (M 2008).
  • Rainville, Brian C. "Walk to Freedom : How a Violent Response to the Civil Rights Protest at Alabama's Pettus Bridge Unwillingly Created the Voting Rights Act of 1965." (M 2009).
  • Ramsier, Allen Lewis. “Picturesque America : Packaging America for Popular Consumption.” (M 1985).
  • Rawles, Susan. “The Honorable Fraternity of Moving Merchants: Yankee Peddlers in the Old South.” (P 2000).
  • Reeder, Sarah E. "Reevaluating the Carnegie Survey : New Uses for Frances Benjamin Johnston's Pictorial Archive." (M 2007).
  • Reilley, Karen Merry. “Preserving Virginia 's Vision of the Past.” (M 1998).
  • Richardson, Kari S. “A World of Goods: The Printer's Economy in Eighteenth- Century Virginia .” ( M 2000).
  • Richter, Caroline Julia. “The Prentis Family and their Library.” (M 1985).
  • Roberts, Luke Edward. “Colonial Virginia , National Identity, and Cold War Patriotism.” (M 2004).
  • Rose, Annjeanette C. “Remembering to Forget: Gone with the Wind , Roots , and Consumer History.” ( M 1993).
  • Rose, Melinda Cameron Hapeman. “Desegregating Monument Avenue : Arthur Ashe and the Manufacturing of a New Social Reality in Richmond, Virginia .” (M 2002).
  • Rosenkranz, Anna C. "Obscured Conflations, (Un)Bending Frames: Considering the Concept of "Truth" in the Politics and Rhetoric of the Religious Right." (2014).
  • Rosenthal, James E. "Interpreting Green Design in Old Buildings." (M 2008).
  • Rowe, Linda Hunter. “People the Power Structure: Urban Oriented Officeholders in York County , Virginia , 1699-1780.” ( M 1989).
  • Royse, Lisa Gail. “William M. McClaskey: A Tavern Keeper in His Community, 1834-1844.” ( M 1990).

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  • Sargent, Andrew. "A New England State of Mind: Identity and Commodification in Yankee Magazine, 1935-1942." (M 2011). 
  • Sasser, Jackson N. "Escaping into the Prison Civil War Round Table." (M 2008).
  • Saunooke, Annette B. "Cherokee Royalties : The Impact of Indian Tourism on the Eastern Band Cherokee Identity." (M 2004).
  • Scaro, Robert Charles. “Why White Men Can't Jump. . . and Black Men Can't Think: An Analysis of the AmericanSports Media's Coverage of Basketball and its Players from 1980 to the Present.” ( M 1993).
  • Schoel, Gretchen Ferris. “In Pursuit of Possibility: Elizabeth Ellet and the Women of the American Revolution.” ( M 1992).
  • --------. "America.jp : Identity, Nationalism, and Power on the Internet, 1969-2000." (P 2004).
  • Scott, Angela. “The Not-So-Public History of Colonial Williamsburg's Port Resident-Ferrykeepers: Interpreting the Moody Family of Capitol Landing, 1715-1781.” (M 2013).
  • Scott, Kathleen. “An Officer and a Lady.” ( M 2001).
  • --------. "Recipe for Citizenship: Professionalization and Power in WWI Dietics." (P 2009).
  • Sentilles, Renee M. “Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken's American Odyssey.” ( P 1997).
  • Shen, Han. “Integrating the Personal and Political: the Body Politics in Daughter of Earth.” (M 2005).
  • Shepard, Cindy R. “An Introduction to Artist A.B. Jackson and His Portrayal of the American Neighborhood.” ( M 1984).
  • Shine, Matthew David. “Gotta Travel On: A View of the American Road from Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue, 1975.” ( M 1992).
  • Simpson, Jenna A. "Screening the Revolution: Williamsburg, the Story of a Patriot as Historic Artifact, History Film, and Hegemonic Struggle." (M 2007).
  • Singleton, Elizabeth Marie. “Julia Gardiner Tyler: A President's Bride and Plantation Mistress in the Age of Domesticity.” ( M 1986).
  • Smart, Ann Morgan. “The Urban/Rural Dichotomy of Status Consumption: Tidewater Virginia , 1815.” ( M 1986).
  • Smith, Erica J. “Humble Servants, Prideful Patriarchs: Submission and Servanthood in Rhetoric of the Promise Keepers.” ( M 2002).
  • Smith, Michaele. “You Can't Say 'No' To A Soldier: Sexual Violence in the United States during WWII.”(P 2013).
  • Smith, Sibley Judson, Jr. “Selling America in the Seventeenth Century: The Contribution of Ralph Hamor's True Discourse to the Establishment of the English Colony in America .” ( M 1992).
  • Smyth, Karen Elizabeth. "What's a Nice Mormon Girl Like You Doing Writing About Vampires?" Stephanie Meyer's Twilight Saga and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." (M 2011).
  • Sorensen, Leni Ashmore. “ ‘So That I Get Her Again': African American Slave Women Runaways in Selected Richmond , Virginia , Newspapers, 1830-1860, and the Richmond , Virginia , Police Guard Daybook, 1834-1843.” ( M 1996).
  • --------“Absconded: Fugitive Slaves in the Daybook of the Richmond Police Guard, 1834-1844,” (2005).
  • Spady, James O'Neil. “Friendly Meetings: The Art of Conquest and the Mythical Origins of Pennsylvania , ca. 1620-1771.” ( M 2001).
  • --------. “Like the Spider from the Rose:’ Colonial Knowledge Competition and the Origins of Non-elite Education in Georgia and South Carolina, 1700s-1820s.” (2006).
  • Spear, Laura Mame. “Censorship, Cyberspace, and Community Standards: American Responses to On-line Obscenity.” ( M 1996).
  • Speckart, Amy. "A Colonial History of Wye Plantation on Maryland's Eastern Shore: Family, Property, and Power (P 2011).
  • Sprinkle, Mark Edgar E. “The Kids are (All) Right: Baby-boomers and the Rhetoric of Childhood in the Picture Books of Chris van Allsburg.” ( M 1993).
  • --------.“Picturing Home: Domestic Painting and the Ideologies of Art.” (P 2004).
  • Stanford-McIntyre, Sarah. "'What is Best and Most Typical': Nostalgia, Transgression, and Capitalism at the Virginia State Fair. (M 2012).
  • Stanton, Carol Ann McGowan. “Transitional Women in the Southern Works of Constance Fenimore Woolson.” ( M 1988).
  • Stark, Susan Ann. “American Identity and the Wild West Show, 1880-1910.” ( M 2002).
  • Stevens, Sarah. “Coming of Age in America: Margaret Mead’s reconstruction of adolescence for the 1920s.” (M 2005).
  • Stewart, Brian. “The Squared Circle and that Household Box: The Relationship Between Wrestling, Television and American Culture.” ( M 2001).
  • Stewart, Janet Elizabeth. “Friends Departed Live: A Study of the Relationship Between Schoolgirl Mourning Pictures, Female Education, and Cultural Attitudes Toward Death in Early Nineteenth-Century Eastern Massachusetts .” (M 1987).
  • Straube, Beverly Bogley. “Early English Firearms: A Re-Examination of the Evidence.” ( M 1990).
  • Suber, Lauren Jessica Brown. “Ritual, Roots, and Rectangles: Classical Tradition in Early American Portraiture.” ( M 1992).
  • Subramanian, Alexandra Michos. “Caroline Gordon's Christian Vision: A Conservative Empowerment.” ( M 1992).
  • --------. “Katherine Anne Porter and Her Publishers.” ( P 2001).
  • Sui, Wu. "Chinese Immigrants to America: Historical and Thematic Dimensions." (M 1990). 
  • Sutton, Matthew. "Storyville: Discourses in Southern Musicians' Autobiographies." (P 2011).
  • Swenson, Benjamin A. "Postbellum Education of African Americans : Race, Economy, Power, and the Pursuit of a System of Schooling in the Rural Virginia Counties of Surry and Gloucester." (M 2004).
  • Symons, Andrea L.D. “Unrapping the Gangsta: The Changing Role of the Performer from Toast to Gangsta Rap.” ( M 2003).

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T

  • Talbot, Melinda Grace. “Producing the Past: Museums, Reproductions, Consumers, and Authenticity.” ( M 1998).
  • Taormina , Mary Frances. “A Social Historical Exploration of the Popularity of “The Rockford Files.” ( M 1989).
  • Tharp, Brent Warren. “Preserving their Form and Features: The Role of Coffins in the American Understanding of Death.” ( P 1996).
  • Thaxton-Ward, Vanessa. "From the Unpublished to the Refined: The Evolution of the Furniture Trades at Hampton Institute, 1868-1960s." (P 2013).
  • Thompson, Nancy L. "The Friendship Fest : Perfecting Friendship Through Transnational Musical Performance." (M 2008).
  • Tirak, Lita. "The American Grotesque: Liberal Idealism in Edward Bliss Foote's Science in Story." (M 2010).
  • Tramposch, William Joseph. “The Seminar for Historical Administration: Companion to Change.” ( M 1984).

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V

  • Vaughn, Carol Van Dessel. “Mark Twain, Richard Irving Dodge, and the Indian: Myth and Disillusionment.” ( M 1984).
  • Veder, Robin Maremant. “Dying Virgins and Mourning Mothers: A Study in American Mourning Iconography.” ( M 1995).
  • --------. “How Gardening Pays: Leisure, Labor and Luxury in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Culture.” ( P 2000).
  • Vera, Kristi Marie. “Athletic Women in Fiction and Fact: The Portrayal of Women Involved in Athletic Activity in Novels from 1890-1920.” ( M 1992).
  • Verplanck, Anne Ayer. “Benjamin Trott: Miniature Painter.” ( M 1990).
  • --------. “Facing Philadelphia : The Social Functions of Silhouettes, Miniatures, and Daguerrotypes, 1760-1860.” ( P 1996).
  • Veselits, Karen Rose. “ ‘Prologue to a Life': Dorothy West's Harlem Renaissance Years.” ( P 2001).

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W

  • Waite, Rebecca S.L. “Katherine Anne Porter's Old Mortality and Virginia Woolf: A Study in Feminism.” ( M 1998).
  • Walker, Corey D.B. “ ‘The Freemasonry of the Race': The Cultural Politics of Ritual, Race, and Place in Postemancipation Virginia .” (P 2001).
  • Wang, Helen Ye-Hua. “ ‘Our Street-Strutting Language': Asian American Rappers in a Hip-Hop Nation.” ( M 2002).
  • Warner, Caroline E. "'Let all things be done decently and in order' : Gender Segregation in the Seating of Early American Churches." (M 2009).
  • Watkins, Sarah Howard. “The Negro Building : African-American Representation at the 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition.” ( M 1994).
  • Wesley, Deborah Rae. “An Isolating and Repressive Force: The Image of the Southern Lady in the Work of Lee Smith.” ( M 1990).
  • Westcot, Andrea. "Outlaw Reproduction: Childbearing and the Making of Colonial Virginia, 1634-1785." (P 2014).
  • White, William E. “Charlatans, Embezzlers, and Murderers: Revolution Comes to Virginia , 1765-1775.” ( P 1998).
  • Wierich, Jochen. “The Domestication of History in American Art.” ( P 1998).
  • Wilder, Eli T. “ ‘Traveling the White Man's Road': The Quest for Identity in Hampton 's Indian Newspaper, 1886-1907.” ( M 1998).
  • Williams, Margaret Keeton. "Strategic Victimization: News Photographs, The Birmingham Children's Crusade, and the Revisualization of America." (M 2011).
  • Willis, Anne Romberg. “The Master's Merry: Slave Prosecutions and Punishments in York County , Virginia , 1700 to 1780.” ( M 1995).
  • Wood, Meredith Abner. “Breaking the Formula: Politics and Sexuality in Lesbian Detective Fiction.” ( M 1990).
  • Woodward, Henry Canning. “Rock ‘n' Roll Stew: The Rolling Stones and Blues Music Through the Looking Glass of American Culture in the 1960s.” ( M 1992).
  • Wright, Sarah Bird. “Edith Wharton's Travel Writing: The Making of a Connoisseur.” ( P 1995).

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Y

  • Yaguchi, Yujin. “Japanese Business in the United States : Unintentional Definition of the Other.” ( M 1991).
  • --------. “The Ainu in U.S.-Japan Relations.” ( P 1999).
  • Yorimoto, Janine. “To draw pleasure and instruction: Robert Gilmor, Jr. and Collecting the Early Republic." (M 2013).
  • Yost, Jonathan. “Fixing What Has Been Broken: The United States' Actions in the Aftermath of the Looting of the Iraq National Museum during the 2003 Invasion.”(2013).
  • Yamazato, Akiko. “Interminority Relations in the Early 1990s in California : Conflicts Among African-Americans, Latinos, and Asian-Americans.” ( M 2003).

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Z

  • Zuber, Sharon Lynne. “Re-shaping Documentary Expectations: New Journalism and Direct Cinema.” ( P 2004).
  • Zeng, Shuting. "The Dalai Lama in American Documentaries: Symbol, Politics and American Mirroring." (M 2014).
  • Zheng, Juan. "African American cultural products and social uplift, the end of the 19th century - the early of the 20th century." (M 2004)

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African American

  • Anderson, Crystal Suzette. “Far From Everybody's Everything': Literary Tricksters in African American and Chinese American Fiction.” ( P 2000).
  • Ashe, Bertram Duane. “From Within the Frame: Storytelling in African-American Fiction.” ( P 1998).
  • Barnett, LaShonda K. "'Learning How to Listen': Analyzing Style & Meaning in the Music of Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone & Cassandra Wilson." (P 2012).
  • Bickham, Angela A.  Father wasn't de onlies' one hidin' in de woods: the many images of maroons throughout the American South. (M 2004).
  • Bowles, Juliette Harris. “Natural Hair Styling: A Symbol and Function of African- American Women's Self-Creation.” ( M 1990).
  • Brown, Bridget Mary. “Domestic Ideology and the Social Construction of the Mammy.” ( M 1994).
  • Carroll, Nicole. “African American History at Colonial Williamsburg .” ( M 1999).
  • Clark, Regina A. "The Brownies' Book : An Open Window to Early Twentieth-Century African American Childhood. (M 2009). 
  • Cowan, William Tynes. “The Slave in the Swamp: Disrupting the Plantation Narrative.” ( P 2001).
  • Devlin, Erin Krutko. "Justice is a Perpetual Struggle: Public Memory and the Little Rock School Desegregation Crisis." (P 2011).
  • Edmonds , Kristin Margaret. “Mouth with Myriad Subtleties: Race, Gender, Audience, and Authorship in Charles W. Chesnutt's The Conjure Woman .” ( M 1996).
  • Edward-Ingram, Ywone. “Medicating Slavery: African-American Motherhood, Health Care, and Cultural Practices in the African Diaspora.” (P 2005).
  • Ghaemmaghami, Amy Carol. “Milk Enough for All: The African-American Woman's Quest for Identity and Authority in Toni Morrison's Beloved .” ( M 1990).
  • Hayes, Jeffreen. "Real Talk: Blackness and Whiteness in the Works of Jefferson Pinder, Dave Chappelle, and Aaron McGruder." (P 2012).
  • Holder, Meghan. "Strange Fruit: Images of African Americans in Advertising Cards and Postcards, 1860-1930." (M 2011).
  • Howard, Amanda L. “Stormy Weather: Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, and the Cultural Politics of Stardom.” ( M 1999).
  • Johnson, Deanda Marie. "Seeking the Living Among the Dead: African American Burial Practices in Surry County,Virginia." (M 2004).
  • --------“Thoroughly Modern: African American Women's Dress and the Culture of Consumption in Cleveland, Ohio, 1890-1940.” (P 2014).
  • Johnson, Tova J. "Performance of Black Female Sexuality in a Hip Hop Magazine." (M 2008).
  • Lankford, Kimberly Elaine. “Frederick Douglass's Intended Audiences for his Antebellum Autobiographies.”( M 1991).
  • Peake, Laura Ann. “The Manassas School for Colored Youth, 1894-1916.” ( M 1995).
  • Pickens, Roxanne Victoria. “Notions of Refinement and Displays of Dignity in African-American Home Spaces, 1885-1935.” ( M 2000).
  • Piper, William B. "'You just had that gut feeling' : Film, Memory, and the Lynching of James Byrd, Jr." (M 2006).
  • Plater, Michael Andre. “R.C. Scott: A History of African-American Entrepreneurship in Richmond , 1890-1940.” ( M 1993).
  • Pruitt, Hollis. “No Longer Lost at Sea: Black Community Building In the Virginia Tidewater, 1865 to the post-1954 Era.” (P 2013).
  • Rainville, Brian C. "Walk to Freedom : How a Violent Response to the Civil Rights Protest at Alabama's Pettus Bridge Unwillingly Created the Voting Rights Act of 1965." (M 2009).
  • Scaro, Robert Charles. “Why White Men Can't Jump…and Black Men Can't Think: An Analysis of the American Sports Media's Coverage of Basketball and its Players from 1980 to the Present.” ( M 1993).
  • Sorensen, Leni Ashmore. “ ‘So that I Get Her Again': African American Slave Women Runaways in Selected Richmond , Virginia Newspapers, 1830-1860, and the Richmond , Virginia Police Guard Daybook, 1834-1843.” ( M 1996).
  • --------“Absconded: Fugitive Slaves in the Daybook of the Richmond Police Guard, 1834-1844,” (2005).
  • Swenson, Benjamin A. "Postbellum Education of African Americans : Race, Economy, Power, and the Pursuit of a System of Schooling in the Rural Virginia Counties of Surry and Gloucester." (M 2004).
  • Symons, Andrea L.D. “Unrapping the Gangsta: The Changing Role of the Performer From Toast to Gangsta Rap.” ( M 2003).
  • Watkins, Sarah Howard. “The Negro Building : African-American Representation at the 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition.” ( M 1994).
  • Willis, Anne Romberg. “The Master's Merry: Slave Prosecutions and Punishments in York County , Virginia , 1700 to 1780.” ( M 1995).

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American Literature

  • Anderson, Crystal Suzette. “Far From ‘Everybody's Everything': Literary Tricksters in African American and Chinese American Fiction.” ( P 2000).
  • Anglin, Merit E. "Gone to the Dogs: Canine Capital and the Management of Biopolitical Fitness in American Literature and Culture, 1835-Present." (P 2012).
  • Ashe, Bertram Duane. “From Within the Frame: Storytelling in African-American Fiction.” ( P 1998).
  • Barnard, Timothy Lawrence. “Putting Masculinity into Words: Hemingway's Critique and Manipulation of American Manhood.” ( M 1994).
  • --------. “Far out past: Hemingway, Manhood, and Modernism.” (2005).
  • Blanchard, Jennifer P. "More or Less Than Kind : Brothers and Sisters in Nineteenth-Century American Literature." (P 2007).
  • Bly, Antonio T. “Intertextual [sic] Cadences, ‘When Wants and Woes Might Be Our Righteous Lot': Excavating Phyllis Wheatley's Transcending Voice of Accent.” ( M 1999).
  • Bradford, Robert Dale. “When Southern Labor Stirred: The Literary Reaction to Gastonia .” ( M 1986).
  • Burr, Sandra. “Science and the Imagination in Anglo-American Children’s Literature, 1760-1855.” (P 2005).
  • Chaltain, Samuel Spelman. “ ‘The Poet, the Poem, and the People': Etheridge Knight's American Counterpoetics.” ( M 1999).
  • Cowan, William Tynes. “The Slave in the Swamp: Disrupting the Plantation Narrative.” ( P 2001).
  • DeBrava, Valerie. “Authorship and Individualism in American Literature.” ( P 2000).
  • Edmonds , Kristin Margaret. “Mouth with Myriad Subtleties: Race, Gender, Audience, and Authorship in Charles W. Chesnutt's The Conjure Woman .” ( M 1996).
  • Felker, Christopher D. "Sailing the Zig-Zag Course of a Hundred Tacks: R.W. Emerson's 'Each and All." (M 1988).
  • Galante, Vera do Val. “Conspicuous Presence: Tom Wolfe's One Man Show.” ( M 1992).
  • Gardner, Kevin. Absalom, Absalom! and the Southern Code of Honor.” ( M 1986).
  • Garland , David Travers. “American Dream Screams: Success Ideology and the Hollywood Novel Between the Two World Wars.” ( M 1990).
  • Ghaemmaghami, Amy Carol. “Milk Enough for All: The African-American Woman's Quest for Identity and Authority in Toni Morrison's Beloved .” ( M 1990).
  • Hailey, Christopher Blair. “Running on Empty: The Myth of the Automobile in Three Works by Chester Himes.” ( M 1992).
  • Horton, Tonia Lanette. “The Freedom of a Broken Law: The Liminal World of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter .” ( M 1985).
  • Kidd, David. “History Written With Lightning”: Religion, White Supremacy, and the Rise and Fall of Thomas Dixon, Jr.” (P  2013).
  • Lankford, Kimberly Elaine. “Frederick Douglass's Intended Audiences for his Antebellum Autobiographies.” ( M 1992).
  • Luff, Jennifer D. “A Parlor in the Penitentiary: Prisons and Reading in Victorian America .” ( M 1996).
  • Lunt, Catherine. “Generational Revolt and the Spirit of Capitalism: Fanny Fern's Confrontation with Calvinism, Class, and Gender Ideology in Ruth Hall .” ( M 1994).
  • Mann, Kimberly L. "The First Thing Out The Window : Race, Radical Feminism, and Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time." (M 2009).
  • Marcus, Hilary J. "Between Fact and Fiction: Writing by American Women in a Transnational Context." (P 2010).
  • McMaster, MaryKate. “A Publisher's Hand: Strategic Gambles and Cultural Leadership by Moses Dresser Phillips in Antebellum America .” ( P 2001).
  • Miller, John D. "Buck-Horned Snakes and Possum Women: Non-White Folklore, Antebellum Southern Literature and Interracial Cultural Exchange." (P 2010).
  • Neel, Hildy Michelle“Out of Left Field: William Saroyan's Thirties Fiction as a Reflection of the Great Depression.” ( M 1992).
  • --------. “Let us Now Praise Service Men: A History of the American World War II Personal Narrative, 1942-1945.” ( P 1998).
  • Neidenbach, Elizabeth. "The Woman, the Legend, the Power: Fictional Representations of Marie Laveau in Twentieth Century Literature."( M 2005).
  • Nichols, Diane Truitt. “A Search for the Body: Lecriture Feminine and Delta Wedding.” ( M 1990).
  • Nelson, Robert. “A Robe of Eloquence: Speech and Power in the Life and Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson.” ( M 1998).
  • O'Dell, Margaret Darlene. “Sites of Southern Memory: The Autobiographies of Katharine DuPre Lumpkin, Lillian Smith, and Pauli Murray.” ( P 1997).
  • Owen, Deborah Lynn. “Mann Thinking Across Antebellum Culture: Mann Satterwhite Valentine's Literary Aspirations.” ( M 1993).
  • Parrish, Nancy C. “Fair and Tender Ladies at Tinker Creek: Women Writers Coming of Age.” ( P 1993).
  • Peterson, Beverly Carol. “The Political Domestics: Sectional Issues in American Women's Fiction, 1852-1867.” ( P 1994).
  • Proehl, Kristen Beth. “Re-Evaluating Sentimental Violence in Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Dred.” (2004).
  • Prown, Katherine Hemple. “Flannery O'Connor, Fyodor Dostoevsky and the Antimodernist Tradition.” ( M 1988).
  • --------. “Revisions and Evasions: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture and the Problem of Female Authorship.” ( P 1993).
  • Rose, Annjeanette C. “Remembering to Forget: Gone with the Wind , Roots , and Consumer History.” ( M 1993).
  • Shen, Han. “Integrating the Personal and Political: the Body Politics in Daughter of Earth.” (M 2005).
  • Stanton, Carol Ann McGowan. “Transitional Women in the Southern Works of Constance Fenimore Woolson.” ( M 1988).
  • Subramanian, Alexandra Michos. “Katherine Anne Porter and Her Publishers.” (P 2001).
  • Vaugh, Carol Van Dessel. “Mark Twain, Richard Irving Dodge, and the Indian: Myth and Disillusionment.” ( M 1984).
  • Vera, Kristi Marie. “Athletic Women in Fiction and Fact: The Portrayal of Women Involved in Athletic Activity in Novels from 1890-1920s.” ( M 1992).
  • Veselits, Karen Rose. “ ‘Prologue to a Life': Dorothy West's Harlem Renaissance Years. 1926-1934.” ( M 2001).
  • Waite, Rebecca S.L. “Katherine Anne Porter's Old Mortality and Virginia Woolf: A Study in Feminism.” ( M 1999).
  • Wesley, Deborah Rae. “An Isolating and Repressive Force: The Image of the Southern Lady in the Work of Lee Smith.” ( M 1990).
  • Wood, Meredith Abner. “Breaking the Formula: Politics and Sexuality in Lesbian Detective Fiction.” ( M 1990).
  • Wright, Sarah Bird. “Edith Wharton's Travel Writing: The Making of a Connoisseur.” ( P 1995).

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Art History

  • Chasse, Sarah. "A Certain Kinship: The First Exhibitions of American Folk Art, New York, 1924-1932." (M 2011).
  • Chieffo, Toby Maria. “Joshua Johnson: Filling the Lacunae.” (M 1995).
  • --------. "Nathaniel Jocelyn : In the Service of Art and Abolition." (P 2005).
  • Cohen, Matthew. “Framing the Woman Artist: Gender and Art in Howells and Sargent.” (M 1995).
  • Doyle, Colleen M. “ ‘Post-humously Hot': Bill Traylor's Life and Art.” (M 1994).
  • Feman, Seth. "Paint by Nation: Thomas Kinkade and the Conversion of American Culture." (M 2005).
  • Fuhrman, Anne Mary. “The Craft of Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century America .” (M 1992).
  • Gittinger, Anne M. "Class Act : Negotiating Art and Market in the Career of Isadora Duncan." (M 2010).
  • Reeder, Sarah E. "Reevaluating the Carnegie Survey : New Uses for Frances Benjamin Johnston's Pictorial Archive." (M 2007).
  • Rosenthal, James E. "Interpreting Green Design in Old Buildings." (M 2008).
  • Shepard, Cindy R. “An Introduction to Artist A.B. Jackson and his Portrayal of the American Neighborhood.” (M 1984).
  • Sprinkle, Mark. “Picturing Home: Domestic Painting and the Ideologies of Art.” (P 2004).
  • Suber, Lauren Jessica Brown. “Ritual, Roots, and Rectangles: The Classical Tradition in Early American Portraiture.” (M 1992).
  • Verplanck, Anne Ayer. “Benjamin Trott: Miniature Painter.” (M 1990).
  • Wierich, Jochen. “The Domestication of History in American Art, 1848-1876.” ( P 1998).
  • --------. "A Certain Kinship: The First Exhibitions of American Folk Art, New York, 1924-1932." (M 2011).

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Asian America

  • Anderson, Crystal Suzette. “Far From ‘Everybody's Everything': Literary Tricksters in African American and Chinese American Fiction.” (P 2000).
  • Cohen, Amber S. "The Immigrant, the Native Son, and the Ambassador : The Transnational Travels of Godzilla, Speed Racer, and Akira." (M 2010).
  • Johnson, Maya A. "Harem Fantasies and Music Videos : Contemporary Orientalist Representation." (M 2007).
  • Li, Kai-yin Allison. “Lost Chances in Sino-American Relations: The Burden of Myth, Culture, and Ideology, 1949-1953.” (M 1997).
  • Pisha, Nicolette L. "Anime in America, Disney in Japan : The Global Exchange of Popular Media Visualized Through Disney's 'Stitch.'" (M 2010).
  • Wang, Helen Ye-Hua. “ ‘Our Street-Strutting Language': Asian American Rappers in a Hip-Hop Nation.”  M 2002).
  • Wu, Sui. “Chinese Immigrants to America : Thematic Dimensions.” (M 1990).
  • Yaguchi, Yujin. “Japanese Business in the United States : Unintentional Definition of the Other.” (M 1991).
  • --------. “The Ainu in U.S.-Japan Relations.” (P 1999).
  • Yamazato, Akiko. “Interminority Relations in the Early 1990s in California : Conflicts Among African-Americans, Latinos, and Asian-Americans.” (M 2003).

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Childhood-Education

  • Bates, Christina Jean. “Prescription and Practice: A Comparison of Child-Care Manuals, Fashion Journals and Mail-Order Catalogues on the Subject of Children's Dress, 1875-1900.” (M 1989).
  • Clark, Regina A. "The Brownies' Book: An Open Window to Early Twentieth-Century African American Childhood." (M 2009).
  • Crawford, Meredith. “Envisioning Black Childhood: Black Nationalism, Community, and Identity Construction in Black Arts Movement Children’s Literature.” (M 2005).
  • Cude, Michelle Dawn. “Schoolhouses Remembered: The Story Behind the Nostalgic Image: An Active Pursuit of the Truth.” (M 1997).
  • Korwin-Pawlowski, Wendy J. "Pleasure and Peril : Shaping Children's Reading in the Early Twentieth Century." (M 2006).
  • Norris, Tyler A. "Race, Childhood, and Native American Boarding Schools: A Case Study of the Hampton Normal." (2014).
  • Peake, Laura Ann. “The Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth, 1894- 1916.” (M 1995).
  • Sprinkle, Mark Edgar E. “The Kids Are (All) Right: Baby-boomers and the Rhetoric of Childhood in the Picture Books of Chris Van Allsburg.” (M 1993).
  • Stevens, Sarah. “Coming of Age in America: Margaret Mead’s reconstruction of adolescence for the 1920s.” (M 2005).
  • Stewart, Janet Elizabeth. “Friends Departed Live: A Study of the Relationship Between Schoolgirl Mourning Pictures, Female Education, and Cultural Attitudes Toward Death in Early Nineteenth-Century Eastern Massachusetts .” (M 1987).
  • Swenson, Benjamin A. "Postbellum Education of African Americans : Race, Economy, Power, and the Pursuit of a System of Schooling in the Rural Virginia Counties of Surry and Gloucester." (M 2004). 

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Colonial History-Early America

  • Baird, Bruce Chandler, Jr. “New Land Acquisition in the Colonial Chesapeake , 1660- 1706.” (M 1990).
  • Baker, Wendy Joyce. “ ‘A Sketch of Sufferings': Power and Patronage in Daniel Fisher's Virginia 1750-1755.” (M 1992).
  • Barry, Laura Pass. “Optical Instruments Used with Prints in the Eighteenth Century.” (M 2004).
  • Berg, Susan Stromei. “Agent of Change or Trusted Servant: The Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg Press.” (M 1992).
  • Bigler, Philip. “John Leacock's ‘The Fall of British Tyranny in the Whig Propaganda Offensive: The Personalization of the Resolution.” (M 1984).
  • Broadwater, John David. “ Yorktown Shipwreck 44YO88: Stores and Cargo from a British Naval Supply Vessel from the American War for Independence .” (M 1989).
  • Cobb, John Michael. “The Shaping of Kecoughtan, 1607-1624: ‘A Delicate and Necessary Seat for a City or Chief Fortification.” (M 2002).
  • Curran, Barbara Anne. “Tobacco and Cloth: A Century of Virginia Clothing Acquisition, 1607-1707.” (M 1994).
  • Fuhrman, Anne Mary. “The Craft of Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century America .” (M 1992).
  • Greenman, John Starr. “The Rise of Benjamin Waller: 1716-1786.” (M 1994).
  • Hellier, Cathleene Betz. “ Private Land Development in Williamsburg , 1699-1748.” ( M 1989).
  • Hildreth, Linda A. “The Fate of the Cabinetmaking Trade in Williamsburg , Virginia in the Post-Revolutionary Period.” (M 1988).
  • Howell, Mark Hunter. “A War of Words: Satire and Song in the Pre-Revolutionary Virginia Gazettes.” (M 1998).
  • Hughes, Shannon Lynn. “Luxury Consumption in 1815 Fredericksburg , Virginia : Gender, Race, and the Personal Property Tax.” (M 1999).
  • Hunter, Phyllis Whitman. “Ship of Wealth: Massachusetts Merchants, Foreign Goods, and the Transformation of Anglo-America, 1670-1760.” (P 1996).
  • Hyland, Matthew Gantert. “ Montpelier : The History of a House, 1723-1998.” (P 2004).
  • Jones, Joseph Benjamin. “Anglo-Siouan Relations in Virginia 's Piedmont Frontier, 1607-1732.” (M 1989).
  • Kahler, Gerald Edward. “ Washington in Glory , America in Tears: The Nation Mourns the Death of George Washington, 1799-1800.” (P 2003).
  • Kuettner, Angelika R. "'Goods-- agreeable to the Association' : The Scottish Merchant Trade and Early Tea Boycotts in Virginia." (M 2008).
  • Lewes, David W. “In Parisian Salons and Boston 's Back Streets: Reading Jefferson 's Notes on the State of Virginia .” ( M 2002).
  • Ligon, Samantha M. “The Fashionable Set: The Feasibility of Social Tea Drinking in 1774.” ( M 1999).
  • Lovell, Barry Scott. “The Costumes of the Past: The First Virginia and the Authenticity of Historical Reenacting.” ( M 1992).
  • Luccketti, Nicholas Michael. “Archaeology at Bennett Farm: The Life Style of a Seventeenth-Century Middling Planter in York County , Virginia .” ( M 1990).
  • Malone, Mollie C. “A Dinner at the Governor's Palace, 10 September 1770 .” ( M 1998).
  • Masters, Joanna Margaret. “Dressing Behavior in Eighteenth-Century Virginia .” ( M 1993).
  • McPherson, Anne Shelton. “Sugar Chests in Middle Tennessee , 1800-1835.” ( M 1996).
  • Mosher, Melissa Beth. “Elizabeth Perkins and Jefferds Tavern: An Example of the Influence of the Colonial Revival upon Museums.” ( M 1988).
  • Mulrooney, Margaret M. “ Hilton Village , Virginia : The Government's First Model Industrial Community.” ( M 1990).
  • Newman, Megan Haley. “The Vermin-Killers: Pest Control in the Early Chesapeake .” ( P 2001).
  • Northrop-Barzilay, Karen E. "Fifty Gentlemen Total Strangers : A Portrait of the First Continental Congress." (P 2009).
  • Patrick, Steven Edward. “ ‘I Would Not Begrudge to Give a Few Pounds More': Elite Consumer Choices in the Chesapeake , 1730-1785: The Calvert House Ceramic Assemblage.” ( M 1990).
  • Pittman, William E. “Morphological Variability in Late Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth-Century English Wine Bottles.” ( M 1990).
  • Powers, Emma Lou. “Landlords, Tenants, and Rental Property in Williamsburg and Yorktown , Virginia , 1730-1780.” ( M 1990).
  • Price, Virginia Barrett. “Keeping Up Appearances: Elizabeth Allen at Bacon's Castle, 1711-1774.” ( M 1998).
  • Rainer, Joseph T. “Elisha Jackson's Tavern: A Rural Node of Power.” ( M 1992).
  • --------. “The Honorable Fraternity of Moving Merchants: Yankee Peddlers in the Old South, 1800-1860.” ( P 2000).
  • Richardson, Kari S. “A World of Goods: The Printer's Economy in Eighteenth- Century Virginia .” ( M 2000).
  • Richter, Caroline Julia. “The Prentis Family and their Library.” ( M 1985).
  • Rowe, Linda Hunter. “People the Power Structure: Urban Oriented Officeholders in York County , Virginia 1699-1780.” ( M 1989).
  • Royse, Lisa Gail. “William M. McClaskey: A Tavern Keeper in His Community, 1834- 1844.” ( M 1990).
  • Schoel, Gretchen Ferris. “In Pursuit of Possibility: Elizabeth Ellet and the Women of the American Revolution.” ( M 1992).
  • Scott, Angela. “The Not-So-Public History of Colonial Williamsburg's Port Resident-Ferrykeepers: Interpreting the Moody Family of Capitol Landing, 1715-1781.” (M 2013).
  • Smart, Ann Morgan. “The Urban/Rural Dichotomy of Status Consumption: Tidewater Virginia , 1815.” ( M 1986).
  • Smith, Sibley Judson, Jr. “Selling America in the Seventeenth Century: The Contribution of Ralph Hamor's True Discourse to the Establishment of the English Colony in America .” ( M 1992).
  • Spady, James O'Neil. “Friendly Meetings: The Art of Conquest and the Mythical Origins of Pennsylvania , ca. 1620-1771.” ( M 2001).
  • --------. “Like the Spider from the Rose:’ Colonial Knowledge Competition and the Origins of Non-elite Education in Georgia and South Carolina, 1700s-1820s.” (2006).
  • Speckart, Amy. "A Colonial History of Wye Plantation on Maryland's Eastern Shore: Family, Property, and Power. (P 2011).
  • Straube, Beverly Ann. “Early English Firearms: A Re-examination of the Evidence.” ( M 1990).
  • Suber, Lauren Jessica Brown. “Ritual, Roots, and Rectangles: The Classical Tradition in Early American Portraiture.” ( M 1992).
  • Westcot, Andrea. "Outlaw Reproduction: Childbearing and the Making of Colonial Virginia, 1634-1785." (P 2014).
  • White, William E. “Charlatans, Embezzlers, and Murderers: Revolution Comes to Virginia 1765-1775.” ( P 1998).
  • Willis, Anne Romberg. “The Master's Merry: Slave Prosecutions and Punishments in York County , Virginia , 1700 to 1780.” ( M 1995).

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Consumer Culture

  • Adams, Sarah E. "A dollar book for a dime!: The Vernacular of Cheapness and the Beadle Dime Handbooks." ( M 2012).
  • Bates, Christina Jean. “Prescription and Practice: A Comparison of Child-Care Manuals, Fashion Journals and Mail-Order Catalogues on the Subject of Children's Dress, 1875-1900.” ( M 1989).
  • Cloeren, Nicole B. “ ‘C' is for Cookie, Culture, and Capitalism: The Muppet Phenomenon in the United States .” ( M 1999).
  • Cordulack, Evan. "Consumer Under Fire: Vietnam and the Military Consumer." (M 2006).
  • Curran, Barbara Anne. “Tobacco and Cloth: A Century of Virginia Clothing Acquisition, 1607-1707.” ( M 1994).
  • Hughes, Shannon Lynn. “Luxury Consumption in 1815 Fredericksburg , Virginia : Gender, Race, and the Personal Property Tax.” ( M 1999).
  • Hunter, Phyllis Whitman. “Ship of Wealth: Massachusetts Merchants, Foreign Goods, and the Transformation of Anglo-America, 1670-1760.” ( P 1996).
  • Klimchock, Carolee A. "Plastic Capital : Wilmington, Delaware and the Deregulation of Consumer Credit." (M 2008).
  • Kosanovich, Kevin W. "Re-Taking It to the Streets: Investigating Hip-Hop's Emergence in the Spaces of Late Capitalism." (M 2008).
  • Patrick, Steven Edward. “ ‘I Would Not Begrudge to Give a Few Pounds More': Elite Consumer Choices in the Chesapeake , 1730-1785: The Calvert House Ceramic Assemblage.” ( M 1990).
  • Rainer, Joseph T. “The Honorable Fraternity of Moving Merchants: Yankee Peddlers in the Old South, 1800-1860.” ( P 2000).
  • Ramsier, Allen Lewis. “Picturesque America : Packaging America for Popular Consumption.” ( M 1985).
  • Rose, Annjeanette C. “Remembering to Forget: Gone with the Wind , Roots , and Consumer History.” ( M 1993).
  • Sargent, Andrew. "A New England State of Mind: Identity and Commodification in Yankee Magazine, 1935-1942." (M 2011). 
  • Smart, Ann Morgan. “The Urban/Rural Dichotomy of Status Consumption: Tidewater Virginia , 1815.” ( M 1986).
  • Talbot, Melinda Grace. “Producing the Past: Museums, Reproductions, Consumers, and Authenticity.” ( M 1998).
  • Veder, Robin Maremant. “How Gardening Pays: Leisure, Labor and Luxury in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Culture.” ( P 2000).

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Decorative Arts-MaterialCulture

  • Barry, Andrew. "Domestic Brick Architecture in Williamsburg: A Comparative Study of Eighteenth-Century Brick Homes in Williamsburg, Annapolis, and Charleston."(M 2004).
  • Barry, Laura Pass. “Optical Instruments Used with Prints in the Eighteenth Century.” ( M 2004).
  • Battaile, Anne Bayne. “Mysterious Messages: Masonic Images in Baltimore Album Quilts.” ( M 2000).
  • Bishop, Lisa Brenner. “A Social History of the Private Fence in Nineteenth-Century America .” ( M 2000).
  • Boulton, Alexander Ormond. “Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect of an Age.” ( M 1993).
  • Bowles, Juliette Harris. “Natural Hair Styling: A Symbol and Function of African- American Women's Self-Creation.” ( M 1990).
  • Curran, Barbara Anne. “Tobacco and Cloth: A Century of Virginia Clothing Acquisition, 1607-1707.” ( M 1994).
  • Davey , Frances Evelyn. “Wild, Wearable, and Seaworthy.” ( M 1996).
  • Gaeta , Anne Elizabeth. “The Quaker Influence on Nantucket Architecture: A Case Study.” (M 1990).
  • Geraghty, Mary. “Domestic Management of Woodlawn Plantation: Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis and Her Slaves.” ( M 1993).
  • Hildreth, Linda A. “The Fate of the Cabinetmaking Trade in Williamsburg , Virginia in the Post-Revolutionary Period.” ( M 1988).
  • Hyland, Matthew Gantert. “Montepelier: The History of a House, 1723-1998.” ( P 2004).
  • Johnston, Jessica Williams. “A Distinctive Chest of Drawers: Using Material Culture to Interpret the Past and the Present.” ( M 1996).
  • Keenan, Stephanie Mary. “The Willoughby-Baylor House: Form and Symbol.” ( M 1990).
  • Ligon, Samantha M. “The Fashionable Set: The Feasability of Social Tea Drinking in 1774.” ( M 1999).
  • Luccketti, Nicholas Michael. “Archaeology at Bennett Farm: The Life Style of a Seventeenth-Century Middling Planter in York County , Virginia .” ( M 1990).
  • Malone, Mollie C. “A Dinner at the Governor's Palace, 10 September 1770 .” ( M 1998).
  • Masters, Joanna Margaret. “Dressing Behavior in Eighteenth-Century Virginia .” ( M 1993).
  • McPherson, Anne Shelton. “Sugar Chests in Middle Tennessee , 1800-1835.” ( M 1996).
  • McPherson, Beth Ann Spiryson. “Fort Hill: A Representative of the Structural and Social Hierarchy and Harmony of Greek Revival Architecture.” ( M 1996).
  • Newman, Megan Haley. "Perceptions of Poverty: Material Life Among the Tenements of New York City during the Nineteenth Century." (M 1993).
  • Northrop-Barzilay, Karen E. “ ‘To Go With an Ungloved Hand Was Impossible': A History of Gloves, Hands, Sex, Wealth, and Power.” ( M 1998).
  • Patrick, Steven Edward. “ ‘I Would Not Begrudge to Give a Few Pounds More': Elite Consumer Choices in the Chesapeake , 1730-1785: The Calvert House Ceramic Assemblage.” ( M 1990).
  • Pickens, Roxanne Victoria. “Notions of Refinement and Displays of Dignity in African-American Home Spaces, 1885-1935.” ( M 2000).
  • Pittman, William E. “Morphological Variability in Late Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth-Century English Wine Bottles.” ( M 1990)
  • Price, Virginia Barrett. “Keeping Up Appearances: Elizabeth Allen at Bacon's Castle, 1711-1774.” ( M 1998).
  • Prown, Jonathan. “A Cultural Analysis of Furniture-Making in Petersburg , Virginia , 1760-1820.” ( M 1993).
  • Richardson, Kari S. “A World of Goods: The Printer's Economy in Eighteenth- Century Virginia .” ( M 2000).
  • Richter, Caroline Julia. “The Prentis Family and their Library.” ( M 1985).
  • Singleton, Elizabeth Marie. “Julia Gardiner Tyler: A President's Bride and Plantation Mistress in the Age of Domesticity.” ( M 1986).
  • Straube, Beverly Ann. “Early English Firearms: A Re-examination of the Evidence.” ( M 1990).
  • Tharp, Brent Warren. “Preserving their Form and Features: The Role of Coffins in the American Understanding of Death.” ( P 1996).
  • Thaxton-Ward, Vanessa. "From the Unpublished to the Refined: The Evolution of the Furniture Trades at Hampton Institute, 1868-1960s." (P 2013).
  • Veder, Robin. “Dying Virgins and Mourning Mothers: A Study in American Mourning Iconography.” ( M 1995).
  • Verplanck, Anne Ayer. “Benjamin Trott: Miniature Painter.” ( M 1990).
  • --------. “Facing Philadelphia : The Social Functions of Silhouettes, Miniatures, and Daguerrotypes, 1760-1860.” ( P 1996).
  • Yorimoto, Janine. “To draw pleasure and instruction: Robert Gilmor, Jr. and Collecting the Early Republic." (M 2013).

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Foodways

  • Lautenschlager, Julie Lynn. “Food Fight!: America 's Ideological Battle Over Lunch.” ( P 2003).

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Gender Studies

  • Barnard, Timothy Lawrence. “Putting Masculinity into Words: Hemingway's Critique and Manipulation of American Manhood.” ( M 1994).
  • Brown, Bridget Mary. “Domestic Ideology and the Social Construction of the Mammy.” ( M 1994).
  • Cohen, Matthew. “Framing the Woman Artist: Gender and Art in Howells and Sargent.” ( M 1995).
  • --------. “The Still Life: Domesticity, Subjectivity, and the Bachelor in Nineteenth-Century America .” ( P 2002).
  • Edmonds , Kristin Margaret. “Mouth with Myriad Subtleties: Race, Gender, Audience, and Authorship in Charles W. Chesnutt's The Conjure Woman .” ( M 1996).
  • Freeman, Margaret. "To Seek the Good, the True, and the Beautiful: White Greek-Letter Sororities in the U.S. South and the Shaping of American Ladyhood, 1915-1975." ( P 2011).
  • Glisson, Susan M. “ ‘Neither Bedecked nor Bebosomed': Lucy Randolph Mason, Ella Baker and Women's Leadership and Organizing in the Struggle for Freedom.” ( P 2000).
  • Gonaver, Wendy. "The Peculiar Institution: Gender, Race, and Religion in the Making of Modern Psychiatry." ( P 2012).
  • Jerome, Alexandra. "Shahrazad in the White City: Muslim Women's Agency and Performance at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition." ( M 2011).
  • Johnson, Tova J. "Performance of Black Female Sexuality in a Hip Hop Magazine." ( M 2008).
  • LeFave, Helen Grace. “ A Place of Honor and Fruitfulness: World War One and the War Activities of Women from the Elite Women's Colleges.” ( M 1994).
  • Lunt, Catherine. “Generational Revolt and the Spirit of Capitalism: Fanny Fern's Confrontation with Calvinism, Class, and Gender Ideology in Ruth Hall .” ( M 1994).
  • Mann, Kimberly L. "The First Thing Out The Window : Race, Radical Feminism, and Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time." ( M 2009).
  • Marcus, Hilary J. "Between Fact and Fiction: Writing by American Women in a Transnational Context." ( P 2010).
  • Smith, Michaele. “You Can't Say 'No' To A Soldier: Sexual Violence in the United States during WWII.”(P 2013).
  • Miller, John D. "Buck-Horned Snakes and Possum Women: Non-White Folklore, Antebellum Southern Literature and Interracial Cultural Exchange." ( P 2010).
  • Nichols, Diane Truitt. “A Search for the Body: Lecriture Feminine and Delta Wedding.” ( M 1990).
  • O'Grady, Elizabeth M. "You Have No Boss Here to Work for: Women and Labor in Chesapeake Bay fishing Communities." (M 2010).
  • Parrish, Nancy C. “Fair and Tender Ladies at Tinker Creek: Women Writers Coming of Age.” ( P 1993).
  • Prown, Katherine Hemple. “Revisions and Evasions: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture and the Problem of Female Authorship.” ( P 1993).
  • Schoel, Gretchen Ferris. “In Pursuit of Possibility: Elizabeth Ellet and the Women of the American Revolution.” ( M 1992).
  • Scott, Kathleen. “An Officer and a Lady.” ( M 2001).
  • Sorensen, Leni Ashmore. “ ‘So that I Get Her Again': African American Slave Women Runaways in Selected Richmond , Virginia Newspapers, 1830-1860, and the Richmond , Virginia Police Guard Daybook, 1834-1843.” ( M 1996).
  • Stanton, Carol Ann McGowan. “Transitional Women in the Southern Works of Constance Fenimore Woolson.” ( M 1988).
  • Vera, Kristi Marie. “Athletic Women in Fiction and Fact: The Portrayal of Women Involved in Athletic Activity in Novels from 1890-1920s.” ( M 1992).
  • Waite, Rebecca S.L. “Katherine Anne Porter's Old Mortality and Virginia Woolf: A Study in Feminism.” ( M 1998).
  • Warner, Caroline E. "'Let all things be done decently and in order' : Gender Segregation in the Seating of Early American Churches." (M 2009).
  • Wesley, Deborah Rae. “An Isolating and Repressive Force: The Image of the Southern Lady in the Work of Lee Smith.” ( M 1990).
  • Wood, Meredith Abner. “Breaking the Formula: Politics and Sexuality in Lesbian Detective Fiction.” ( M 1990).

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Geography (Natural Resources, Development)

  • Baird, Bruce Chandler, Jr. “New Land Acquisition in the Colonial Chesapeake , 1660- 1706.” ( M 1990).
  • Bruggeman, Seth Charles. “The Shenandoah River Gundalow and the Politics of Material Reuse.” ( M 2000).
  • Hellier, Cathleene Betz. “ Private Land Development in Williamsburg , 1699-1748.” ( M 1989).
  • Heuvel, Lisa. "English Mineral Exploration in the New World." (M 2005).
  • Luccketti, Nicholas Michael. “Archaeology at Bennett Farm: The Life Style of a Seventeenth-Century Middling Planter in York County , Virginia .” ( M 1990).
  • Newman, Megan Haley. “The Vermin-Killers: Pest Control in the Early Chesapeake .” ( P 2001).
  • Powers, Emma Lou. “Landlords, Tenants, and Rental Property in Williamsburg and Yorktown , Virginia , 1730-1780.” ( M 1990).
  • Veder, Robin Maremant. “How Gardening Pays: Leisure, Labor and Luxury in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Culture.” ( P 2000).

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Immigration

  • Kennedy-Shaffer, Alan. "Voters in a Foreign Land: Alien Suffrage and Citizenship in the United States, 1704-1926." (M 2009).
  • Wu, Sui. “Chinese Immigrants to America : Thematic Dimensions.” ( M 1990).

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Journalism

  • Barry, Laura Pass. “Optical Instruments Used with Prints in the Eighteenth Century.” ( M 2004).
  • Berg, Susan Stromei. “Agent of Change or Trusted Servant: The Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg Press.” ( M 1993).
  • Bumb, Matthew J. "Against Bullshit : Christopher Hitchens and the Public Intellectual." (M 2005).
  • Burton , Pamela Sue. “Beyond Telling the News: The Mission of Public Journalism.” ( M 1996).
  • Green, Charles. "Passing into Print: Walt Whitman and his Publishers." (P 2004).
  • Howell, Mark Hunter. “A War of Words: Satire and Song in the Pre-Revolutionary Virginia Gazettes.” ( M 1998).
  • Johnson, Tova J. "Performance of Black Female Sexuality in a Hip Hop Magazine." (M 2008).
  • McMaster, MaryKate. “A Publisher's Hand: Strategic Gambles and Cultural Leadership by Moses Dresser Phillips in Antebellum America .” ( P 2001).
  • Sargent, Andrew. "A New England State of Mind: Identity and Commodification in Yankee Magazine, 1935-1942." ( M 2011). 
  • Zuber, Sharon Lynne. “Re-shaping Documentary Expectations: New Journalism and Direct Cinema.” ( P 2004).

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Labor History

  • Bradford, Robert Dale. “When Southern Labor Stirred: The Literary Reaction to Gastonia .” ( M 1986).
  • Linebaugh, Donald W. “ ‘The Road to Ruins and Restoration': Roland W. Robbins and the Professionalization of Historical Archaeology.” ( P 1996).
  • Luff, Jennifer D. "Judas Exposed : Labor Spies in the United States." (P 2005).
  • Matthews, Amy Procter. “Organized Labor: The Past, Present, and Future of Nurse- Midwifery in America .” ( M 1990).
  • Mulrooney, Margaret M. “Labor at Home: The Domestic World of Workers at the du Pont Powder Mills, 1802-1902.” ( P 1996).
  • Newman, Megan Haley. “The Vermin-Killers: Pest Control in the Early Chesapeake .” ( P 2001).
  • O'Grady, Elizabeth M. "You Have No Boss Here to Work for: Women and Labor in Chesapeake Bay fishing Communities." (M 2010).
  • Plater, Michael Andre. “R.C. Scott: A History of African-American Entrepreneurship in Richmond , 1890-1940.” ( P 1993).
  • Rawles, Susan. “The Honorable Fraternity of Moving Merchants: Yankee Peddlers in the Old South.” (P 2000).
  • Yaguchi, Yujin. “Japanese Business in the United States : Unintentional Definition of the Other.” ( M 1991).

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Latin America

  • Diaz, Ella Maria. “1500 by 1936 by 1998 - - These are the Measurements of Malinche's Body: An Analysis and Review of Twentieth-Century Interpretations of Nationality.” ( M 2002).
  • --------. "Flying Under the Radar with the Royal Chicano Air Force." (P 2010).
  • McKinney, Jane Dillon. “ Anguilla and the Art of Resistance.” ( P 2002).
  • Yamazato, Akiko. “Interminority Relations in the Early 1990s in California : Conflicts Among African-Americans, Latinos, and Asian-Americans.” ( M 2003).

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Media (Film, Television, Cyberspace)

  • Aube , Christine Lokotsch. “The Enduring Villain: Germans as Nazi Stereotypes in American Cinema.” ( M 1998).
  • Bransford, Stephen Henry. “Unstable Compounds: Progressive and Repressive Impulses in Four Contemporary American Documentaries and the Prospect for Social Change.” ( M 1996).
  • Gaines, Mikal. "Beating Songs: Blues, Violence and the Male Body in the Films of Spike Lee." (M 2005).
  • Hodge, Amber. "The Rise and Fall of the WB: 'Dawson's Creek,' Intertextuality, and Legitimation." (M 2012)
  • Howard, Amanda L. “Stormy Weather: Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, and the Cultural Politics of Stardom.” ( M 1999).
  • Johnson, Maya A. "Harem Fantasies and Music Videos : Contemporary Orientalist Representation." (M 2007).
  • McDonald, Ryan J. "You(s) on the Tube : Deconstructing (American) (Cyber) Selves Inscribed in the Diary Blog and Diary Vlog." (M 2008).
  • Osborn, Adam Gardner. “Bill Hicks: A Study in National Character.” ( M 2002).
  • Piper, William B. "'You just had that gut feeling' : Film, Memory, and the Lynching of James Byrd, Jr." (M 2006).
  • Pisha, Nicolette L. "Anime in America, Disney in Japan : The Global Exchange of Popular Media Visualized Through Disney's 'Stitch.'" (M 2010).
  • Scaro, Robert Charles. “Why White Men Can't Jump. . .and Black Men Can't Think: An Analysis of the American Sports News Media's Coverage of Basketball and its Players from 1980 to the Present.” ( M 1993).
  • Schoel, Gretchen Ferris. "America.jp : Identity, Nationalism, and Power on the Internet, 1969-2000." (P 2004).
  • Sentilles, Renee M. "Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken's American Odyssey." ( P 1997).
  • Simpson, Jenna A. "Screening the Revolution: Williamsburg, the Story of a Patriot as Historic Artifact, History Film, and Hegemonic Struggle." ( M 2007).
  • Smith, Erica J. “Humble Servants, Prideful Patriarchs: Submission and Servanthood in the Rhetoric of the Promise Keepers.” ( M 2002).
  • Spear, Laura Mame. “Censorship, Cyberspace, and Community Standards: American Responses to On-line Obscenity.” ( M 1996).
  • Stewart, Brian. “The Squared Circle and that Household Box: The Relationship Between Wrestling, Television, and American Culture.” ( M 2001).
  • Taormina , Mary Frances. “A Social Historical Exploration of the Popularity of ‘The Rockford Files.'” ( M 1989).
  • Zeng, Shuting. "The Dalai Lama in American Documentaries: Symbol, Politics and American Mirroring." (M 2014).
  • Zuber, Sharon Lynne. “Re-shaping Documentary Expectations: New Journalism and Direct Cinema.” ( P 2004).

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Military History

  • Broadwater, John David. “Yorktown Shipwreck 44YO88: Stores and Cargo From a British Naval Supply Vessel From the American War for Independence .” ( M 1989).
  • Diaz, Ella Maria. "Flying Under the Radar with the Royal Chicano Air Force." (P 2010).
  • Donald, Colin James. “Who Controlled Cruise?: The 1983 Deployment of Cruise Missiles in the United Kingdom and the Post-1985 Anglo-American Special Relationship in Defense.” ( M 1989).
  • LeFave, Helen Grace. “A Place of Honor and Fruitfulness: World War One and the War Activities of Women from the Elite Women's Colleges.” ( M 1994).
  • Neel, Hildy Michelle. “Let us Now Praise Service Men: A History of the American World War II Personal Narrative, 1942-1945.” ( P 1998).
  • Palmer, James, Jr. “Spousal Abuse in the Army.” ( M 2004).
  • Pleasant, Joanna E. “Remembering American Wars in Three Controversial Displays: The Wall, the Enola Gay, and the Vietnam Era Educational Center.” ( M 2001).
  • Scott, Kathleen. “An Officer and a Lady.” ( M 2001).
  • --------. "Recipe for Citizenship: Professionalization and Power in WWI Dietics." (P 2009).
  • Straube, Beverly Ann. “Early English Firearms: A Re-Examination of the Evidence.” ( M 1990).
  • White, William E. “Charlatans, Embezzlers, and Murderers: Revolution Comes to Virginia , 1765-1775.” ( P 1998).

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Mortuary & Memorial Culture 

  • Larson, Zoey. "A dress of the right length to die in": Mortuary and Memorial Practices Amongst Depression-Era Tenant Farmers of the Piedmont South." (M 2012).

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Museums-Public History

  • Bruggeman, Seth. "Birthing Washington: Objects, Memory and the Creation of a National Movement." (P 2006).
  • Carroll, Nicole. “African American History at Colonial Williamsburg .” ( M 1999).
  • Chasse, Sarah. "A Certain Kinship: The First Exhibitions of American Folk Art, New York, 1924-1932." (M 2011).
  • Delvin, Erin Krutko. “Colonial Williamsburg 's Slave Auction Re-enactment: Controversy, African American History and Public Memory.” ( M 2004).
  • Ecker, Jordan M. “Entertaining Education or Purely Entertainment:  A Case Study of the Yorktown Victory Center.” ( M 2014).
  • Hawkins, Callie. "An Interpretive Plan for the Newry, South Carolina Cotton Mill Museum." (M 2011).
  • Lovell, Barry Scott. “The Costumes of the Past: The First Virginia and the Authenticity of Historical Reenacting.” ( M 1992).
  • McNutt, Jill Angela. “The Other Faces of Mount Rushmore : Tourism, Advertising, and the Commodity of Experience.” ( M 1996).
  • Mieras, Emily. “Oz in the Valley of Ashes : Visions of Tomorrow at the New York World's Fairs of 1939 and 1964.” ( M 1993).
  • Mosher, Melissa Beth. “Elizabeth Perkins and Jefferds Tavern: An Example of the Influence of the Colonial Revival upon Museums.” ( M 1988).
  • Nichols, Caroline. “Monument to Sentiment: The Discourse of Nation and Citizenship at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.” ( 2001).
  • Pleasant, Joanna E. “Remembering American Wars in Three Controversial Displays: The Wall, the Enola Gay, and the Vietnam Era Educational Center.” ( M 2001).
  • Reilley, Karen Merry. “Preserving Virginia 's Vision of the Past.” ( M 1998).
  • Roberts, Luke Edward. “Colonial Williamsburg , National Identity, and Cold War Patriotism.” ( M 2004).
  • Rose, Melinda Cameron Hapeman. “Desegregating Monument Avenue : Arthur Ashe and the Manufacturing of a New Social Reality in Richmond , Virginia .” ( M 2002).
  • Talbot, Melinda Grace. “Producing the Past: Museums, Reproductions, Consumers, and Authenticity.” ( M 1998).
  • Tramposch, William Joseph. “The Seminar for Historical Administration: Companion to Change.” ( M 1984).
  • Watkins, Sarah Howard. “The Negro Building : African-American Representation at the 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition.” ( M 1994).
  • Yost, Jonathan. “Fixing What Has Been Broken:  The United States' Actions in the Aftermath of the Looting of the Iraq National Museum during the 2003 Invasion.”(2013).

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Music

  • Aarlien, Peggy F. "The Alan Lomax Photographs and the Music of Williamsburg." ( M 2010).
  • Anderson, Benjamin. "Blue Notes and Brown Skin: Five African-American Men and the Music they Created in Regards to the Civil Rights Movement." (M 2005).
  • Barnett, LaShonda. "'Learning How to Listen': Analyzing Style and Meaning in the Music of Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, and Cassandra Wilson." ( P 2012).
  • Dacey, Katherine. “ ‘Gershwin Gone Native!': The Influence of Primitivism and Folk Music on Porgy and Bess.” ( M 2001).
  • Dougan, John M. “The Mistakes of Yesterday, the Hopes of Tomorrow: Prison, Pop Music, and the Prisonaires.” ( M 1997).
  • --------. “Two Steps from the Blues: Creating Discourse and Constructing Canons in Blues Criticism.” ( P 2001).
  • Glosson, Sarah G. "Domestic Music Making in Late Eighteenth-Century Elite Chesapeake Society : The "Elegant Selections" of Shirley Plantation." ( M 2009).
  • Gschwend, Katherine Hinchliffe. “John A. Lomax: Documenting the Myth of the American West.” ( M 1995).
  • Howard, Amanda L. “Stormy Weather: Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, and the Cultural Politics of Stardom.” ( M 1999).
  • Johnson, Maya A. "Harem Fantasies and Music Videos : Contemporary Orientalist Representation." ( M 2007).
  • Johnson, Tova J. "Performance of Black Female Sexuality in a Hip Hop Magazine." (M 2008).
  • Kingan, Renee M. "'Taking it out!': Jayne Cortez's Collaborations with the Firespitters." (M 2009).
  • Kosanovich, Kevin W. "Re-Taking It to the Streets: Investigating Hip-Hop's Emergence in the Spaces of Late Capitalism." (M 2008).
  • Modeste, Jackie. "Remembering the Briarpatch: Music and the Making of an American Literary Tradition—Albert Murray's Scooter Series.” (P 2004).
  • Shine, Matthew David. “Gotta Travel On: A View of the American Road from Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue, 1975.” (M 1992).
  • Sutton, Matthew. "Storyville: Discourses in Southern Musicians' Autobiographies." (P 2011).
  • Symons, Andrea L.D. “Unrapping the Gangsta: The Changing Role of the Performer from Toast to Gangsta Rap.” (M 2003).
  • Thompson, Nancy L. "The Friendship Fest : Perfecting Friendship Through Transnational Musical Performance." (M 2008).
  • Wang, Helen Ye-Hua. “ ‘Our Street-Strutting Language': Asian American Rappers in a Hip-Hop Nation.” (M 2002).
  • Woodward, Henry Canning. “Rock 'n' Roll Stew: The Rolling Stones and Blues Music Through the Looking Glass of American Culture in the 1960s.” (M 1992).

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Native America

  • Anderson, Benjamin "Seeing (for) Miles: Jazz, Race, and Objects of Performance." (P 2014).
  • Gibson, Tracey Ann. “Civilizing the Savages: Cherokee Advances, White Settlement, and the Rhetoric of Removal.” ( M 1995).
  • Jones, Joseph Benjamin. “Anglo-Siouan Relations on Virginia 's Piedmont Frontier, 1607-1732.” ( M 1989).
  • Vaughn, Carol Van Dessel. “Mark Twain, Richard Irving Dodge, and the Indian: Myth and Disillusionment.” ( M 1984).
  • Wilder, Eli T. “ ‘Traveling the White Man's Road': The Quest for Identity in Hampton 's Indian Newspaper, 1886-1907.” ( M 1998).

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Politics-Nationhood

  • Baker, Wendy Joyce. “ ‘A Sketch of Sufferings': Power and Patronage in Daniel Fisher's Virginia 1750-1755.” ( M 1992).
  • Bigler, Philip. “John Leacock's ‘The Fall of British Tyranny' in the Whig Propaganda Offensive: The Personalization of the Resolution.” ( M 1984).
  • Nichols, Caroline C“Monument to Sentiment: The Discourse of Nation and Citizenship at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.” ( M 2001).
  • Diaz, Ella Maria. "1500 by 1936 by 1998 -- These are the Measurements of Malinche's Body: An Analysis and Review of Twentieth-Century Interpretations of Nationality." (M 2002).
  • Donald, Colin James. “Who Controlled Cruise?: The 1983 Deployment of Cruise Missiles in the United Kingdom and the Post-1985 Anglo-American Special Relationship in Defense.” ( M 1989).
  • Glisson, Susan M. “ ‘Neither Bedecked nor Bebosomed': Lucy Randolph Mason, Ella Baker and Women's Leadership and Organizing in the Struggle for Freedom.” ( P 2000).
  • Grunder, Sarah L. "Spectacle of Citizenship: Print Media and the Construction of Americanness 1880-1940." (P 2010).
  • Howard, Amanda L. “More than Shelter: Community, Identity, and Spatial Politics in San Francisco.” (2005)
  • Ito, Kyoko. “ ‘Country,' Past, and Nostalgia: Examination of an American Popular Ideal.” ( M 1993).
  • Kahler, Gerald Edward. “ Washington in Glory , America in Tears: The Nation Mourns the Death of George Washington, 1799-1800.” ( M 2003).
  • Kennedy-Shaffer, Alan. "Voters in a Foreign Land: Alien Suffrage and Citizenship in the United States, 1704-1926." (M 2009).
  • Lewes, David W. “In Parisian Salons and Boston 's Back Streets: Reading Jefferson 's Notes on the State of Virginia .” ( M 2002).
  • McDonald, Ryan J.  "Reengineering Global Higher Education: American Polytechnics, Transnationalization, and Cultural Configuration." (P 2012).
  • Nelson, Robert. “Society of Souls: Spirit, Friendship, and the Antebellum Reform Imagination.” (2006).
  • Rowe, Linda Hunter. “People the Power Structure: Urban Oriented Officeholders in York County , Virginia , 1699-1780.” ( M 1989).
  • Saunooke, Annette B. "Cherokee Royalties : The Impact of Indian Tourism on the Eastern Band Cherokee Identity." (M 2004).
  • Schoel, Gretchen Ferris. “In Pursuit of Possibility: Elizabeth Ellet and the Women of the American Revolution.” ( M 1992).
  • --------. "America.jp : Identity, Nationalism, and Power on the Internet, 1969-2000." (P 2004).
  • Scott, Kathleen M. "Recipe for Citizenship: Professionalization and Power in WWI Dietics." (P 2009).
  • Smith, Sibley Judson, Jr. “Selling America in the Seventeenth Century: The Contribution of Ralph Hamor's ‘True Discourse to the Establishment of the English Colony in America .'” ( M 1992).

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Popular Culture

  • Aarlien, Peggy F. "The Alan Lomax Photographs and the Music of Williamsburg." (M 2010).
  • Bowles, Juliette Harris. “Natural Hair Styling: A Symbol and Function of African- American Women's Self-Creation.” ( M 1990).
  • Cloeren, Nicole B. “ ‘C' is for Cookie, Culture, and Capitalism: The Muppet Phenomenon in the United States .” ( M 1999).
  • Cohen, Amber S. "The Immigrant, the Native Son, and the Ambassador : The Transnational Travels of Godzilla, Speed Racer, and Akira." (M 2010).
  • Cordulack, Evan. "Imagining Saigon: American Interpretatons of Saigon in the Twentieth Century." (P 2013).
  • Dougan, John M. “The Mistakes of Yesterday, the Hopes of Tomorrow: Prison, Pop Music, and the Prisonaires.” ( M 1997).
  • Hayes, Jeffreen. "Real Talk: Blackness and Whiteness in the Works of Jefferson Pinder, Dave Chappelle, and Aaron McGruder." (P 2012).
  • Hodge, Amber. "The Rise and Fall of the WB: 'Dawson's Creek,' Intertextuality, and Legitimation." (M 2012)
  • Howard, Amanda L. “Stormy Weather: Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, and the Cultural Politics of Stardom.” ( M 1999).
  • Hubenthal, Jan. "'Quick! Do Something Manly!' -- The Super Bowl as an American Spectacle of Hegemonic Masculinity, Violence, and Nationalism." (M 2013).
  • Johnson, Maya A. "Harem Fantasies and Music Videos : Contemporary Orientalist Representation." (M 2007).
  • Johnson, Tova J. "Performance of Black Female Sexuality in a Hip Hop Magazine." (M 2008).
  • Kosanovich, Kevin W. "Re-Taking It to the Streets: Investigating Hip-Hop's Emergence in the Spaces of Late Capitalism." (M 2008).
  • Markarian, Robyn: You Are NOT the Father!: Family, Race and Maury in America. (M 2013).
  • Mieras, Emily. “Oz in the Valley of Ashes : Visions of Tomorrow at the New York World's Fairs of 1939 and 1964.” ( M 1993).
  • Nichols, Caroline C. "Celebrity and the National Body : Encounters with the Exotic in Late Nineteenth-Century America." (P 2008).
  • Osborn, Adam Gardner. “Bill Hicks: A Study in National Character.” ( M 2002).
  • Pisha, Nicolette L. "Anime in America, Disney in Japan : The Global Exchange of Popular Media Visualized Through Disney's 'Stitch.'" (M 2010).
  • Rainey, James E. "Blurring Boundaries : The Rorschach Idea in Twentieth-Century American Popular Culture." (M 2008).
  • Scaro, Robert Charles. “Why White Men Can't Jump. . .and Black Men Can't Think: An Analysis of the American Sports News Media's Coverage of Basketball and its Players from 1980 to the Present.” ( M 1993).
  • Shine, Matthew David. “Gotta Travel On: A View of the American Road from Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue.” ( M 1992).
  • Spear, Laura Mame. “Censorship, Cyberspace, and Community Standards: American Responses to On-line Obscenity.” ( M 1996).
  • Stark, Susan Ann. “American Identity and the Wild West Show, 1880-1910.” ( M 2002).
  • Stewart, Brian. “The Squared Circle and That Household Box: The Relationship Between Wrestling, Television and American Culture.” ( M 2001).
  • Symons, Andrea L.D. “Unrapping the Gangsta: The Changing Role of the Performer From Toast to Gangsta Rap.” ( M 2003).
  • Taormina , Mary Frances. “A Social Historical Exploration of the Popularity of ‘The Rockford Files.'” ( M 1989).
  • Woodward, Henry Canning. “Rock ‘n' Roll Stew: The Rolling Stones and Blues Music through the Looking Glass of American Culture in the 1960s.” ( M 1992).

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Race-Ethnicity

  • Adkins, Katrin L. “Performing Race: Instances of Color Representation in American Culture.” ( M 2003).
  • Aube , Christine Lokotsch. “The Enduring Villain: Germans as Stereotypes in American Cinema.” ( M 1998).
  • Brown, Darryl Keith. “Racism and Race Relations in the University.” ( M 1991).
  • Chieffo, Toby M. "Nathaniel Jocelyn : In the Service of Art and Abolition." (P 2005).
  • Cosco, Joseph P. “Eyeing Italians: Race, Romance, and Reality in American Perception, 1880-1910.” ( P 1999).
  • Clark, Regina A. "The Brownies' Book : An Open Window to Early Twentieth-Century African American Childhood. ( M 2009). 
  • Devlin, Erin Krutko. "Justice is a Perpetual Struggle: Public Memory and the Little Rock School Desegregation Crisis." ( P 2011).
  • Gonaver, Wendy. "The Peculiar Institution: Gender, Race, and Religion in the Making of Modern Psychiatry." (P 2012).
  • --------. "The Peculiar Institution: Gender, Race, and Religion in the Making of Modern Psychiatry." ( P 2012).
  • Hayes, Jeffreen. "Real Talk: Blackness and Whiteness in the Works of Jefferson Pinder, Dave Chappelle, and Aaron McGruder." ( P 2012).
  • Holder, Meghan. "Strange Fruit: Images of African Americans in Advertising Cards and Postcards, 1860-1930." ( M 2011).
  • Jerome, Alexandra. "Shahrazad in the White City: Muslim Women's Agency and Performance at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition." ( M 2011).
  • Johnson, Maya A. "Harem Fantasies and Music Videos : Contemporary Orientalist Representation." ( M 2007).
  • Johnson, Tova J. "Performance of Black Female Sexuality in a Hip Hop Magazine." ( M 2008).
  • Mann, Kimberly L. "The First Thing Out The Window : Race, Radical Feminism, and Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time." ( M 2009).
  • Miller, John D. "Buck-Horned Snakes and Possum Women: Non-White Folklore, Antebellum Southern Literature and Interracial Cultural Exchange." ( P 2010).
  • Piper, William B. "'You just had that gut feeling' : Film, Memory, and the Lynching of James Byrd, Jr." ( M 2006).
  • Rainville, Brian C. "Walk to Freedom : How a Violent Response to the Civil Rights Protest at Alabama's Pettus Bridge Unwillingly Created the Voting Rights Act of 1965." ( M 2009).
  • Rose, Melinda Cameron Hapeman. “Desegregating Monument Avenue : Arthur Ashe and the Manufacturing of a New Social Reality in Richmond , Virginia .” ( M 2002).
  • Saunooke, Annette B. "Cherokee Royalties : The Impact of Indian Tourism on the Eastern Band Cherokee Identity." ( M 2004).
  • Stark, Susan Ann. “American Identity and the Wild West Show, 1880-1910.” ( M 2002).
  • Sui, Wu. “Chinese Immigrants to America : Thematic Dimensions.” ( M 1990).
  • Walker, Corey D.B. “ ‘The Freemasonry of the Race': The Cultural Politics of Ritual, Race, and Place in Postemancipation Virginia .” ( P 2001).
  • Yamazato, Akiko. “Interminority Relations in the Early 1990s in California : Conflicts Among African-Americans, Latinos, and Asian-Americans.” ( M 2003).

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Religion

  • Bailey, Judith Bledsoe. “ ‘Faithful Child of God': Nancy Towle, 1796-1876.” ( M 2000).
  • Chowning, Elizabeth Jane. “Harmony and Dissonance: Mennonite Visions of Community and Identity.” ( M 1993).
  • Krammer, Donald. "The United States Army Chaplain as Prophet in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Soul of Goodness in Evil Things." (M 2005).
  • Fairbairn, Brenda Buddeke. “The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Newport News , Virginia .” ( M 1985).
  • Gonaver, Wendy. "The Peculiar Institution: Gender, Race, and Religion in the Making of Modern Psychiatry." ( P 2012).
  • Kobayashi, Fumie. “Christian Parenting: Baptists and the Birds and Bees.” ( M 2003).
  • Lee, Sarah J. "Saints and Soldiers of Humanity : Mormons and Icarians in Nauvoo." ( M 2004).
  • --------. "Utopian Spaces : Mormons and Icarians in Nauvoo, Illinois." ( P 2009).
  • Lunt, Catherine. “Generational Revolt and the Spirit of Capitalism: Fanny Fern's Confrontation with Calvinism, Class, and Gender Ideology in Ruth Hall .” ( M 1994).
  • Owens, Jerry. “The Proper Role of Religious Conviction in Moral-Political Discourse.” ( M 2001).
  • Rosenkranz, Anna C. "Obscured Conflations, (Un)Bending Frames: Considering the Concept of "Truth" in the Politics and Rhetoric of the Religious Right." (2014).
  • Smith, Erica J. “Humble Servants, Prideful Patriarchs: Submission and Servanthood in the Rhetoric of the Promise Keepers.” ( M 2002).
  • Subramanian, Alexandra Michos. “Caroline Gordon's Christian Vision: A Conservative Empowerment.” ( M 1992).
  • Warner, Caroline E. "'Let all things be done decently and in order' : Gender Segregation in the Seating of Early American Churches." ( M 2009).

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Social Service

  • Fairbairn, Brenda Buddeke. “The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Newport News , Virginia .” ( M 1985).
  • Mieras, Emily. “ ‘A More Perfect Sympathy': College Students and Social Service.” ( P 1998).

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Southern Culture

  • Aarlien, Peggy F. "The Alan Lomax Photographs and the Music of Williamsburg." ( M 2010).
  • Bailey, Judith Bledsoe. "Strength for the Journey: Feminist Theology and Baptist Women Pastors." (P 2014).
  • Bradford, Robert Dale. “When Southern Labor Stirred: The Literary Reaction to Gastonia .” ( M 1986).
  • Carroll, Frederick J. "New Deal Housing on the Virginia Peninsula : Challenging Jim Crow paternalism at Swantown and Aberdeen Gardens." ( M 2004).
  • Cha, Frank. “Southern Orientation: Navigating Asian Pacific American Identity and Place in Contemporary Southern Literature and Film.” (P 2013).
  • Cowan, William Tynes. “The Slave in the Swamp: Disrupting the Plantation Narrative.” ( P 2001).
  • Freeman, Margaret. "To Seek the Good, the True, and the Beautiful: White Greek-Letter Sororities in the U.S. South and the Shaping of American Ladyhood, 1915-1975." ( P 2011).
  • Gardner, Kevin. “ Absalom, Absalom! and the Southern Code of Honor.” ( M 1986).
  • Glosson, Sarah G. "Domestic Music Making in Late Eighteenth-Century Elite Chesapeake Society : The "Elegant Selections" of Shirley Plantation." (M 2009).
  • Hawkins, Callie. "An Interpretive Plan for the Newry, South Carolina Cotton Mill Museum." (M 2011).
  • Howard, Elizabeth. “Every American Should Stand Here Once": Jamestown's 400th Anniversary Commemoration and the Creation of an American Origin Narrative.” (M 2013).
  • Manzo, Bettina. “John Minson Galt II and the Print Culture at Eastern Asylum, Williamsburg Virginia, 1840-1860.” (P 2004).
  • O'Dell, Margaret Darlene. “Sites of Southern Memory: The Autobiographies of Katharine DuPre Lumpkin, Lillian Smith, and Pauli Murray.” ( P 1997).
  • Peterson, Beverly Carol. “The Political Domestics: Sectional Issues in American Women's Fiction, 1852-1867.” ( P 1994).
  • Prown, Katherine Hemple. “Revisions and Evasions: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture, and the Problem of Female Authorship.” ( P 1993).
  • Reeder, Sarah E. "Reevaluating the Carnegie Survey : New Uses for Frances Benjamin Johnston's Pictorial Archive." (M 2007).
  • Simpson, Jenna A. "Screening the Revolution: Williamsburg, the Story of a Patriot as Historic Artifact, History Film, and Hegemonic Struggle." (M 2007).
  • Speckart, Amy. "A Colonial History of Wye Plantation on Maryland's Eastern Shore: Family, Property, and Power." (P 2011).
  • Stanford-McIntyre, Sarah. "'What is Best and Most Typical': Nostalgia, Transgression, and Capitalism at the Virginia State Fair. (M 2012).
  • Sutton, Matthew. "Storyville: Discourses in Southern Musicians' Autobiographies." (P 2011).
  • Wesley, Deborah Rae. “An Isolating and Repressive Force: The Image of the Southern Lady in the Work of Lee Smith.” ( M 1990).

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