List of books by American Studies Faculty

Books by Faculty

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Elaine Lewinnek, Gustavo Arellano, and Thuy Vo Dang

A People's Guide to Orange County

University of California Press, 2022

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Terri L. Snyder, Erica L. Ball, and Tatiana Seijas, eds. 

As If She Were Free: A Collective Biography of Women and Emancipation in the Americas, 

Cambridge University Press, 2020

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Michael Steiner

Horace M. Kallen in the Heartland: The Midwestern Roots of American Puralism

University Press of Kansas, 2020

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Dustin Abnet

The American Robot: A Cultural History

University of Chicago Press, 2020

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Susie Woo

Framed By War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

New York University Press, 2019

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John Ibson

Men without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation before Stonewall

University of Chicago Press, 2019

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John Ibson

 The Mourning After: Loss and Longing Among Midcentury American Men

University of Chicago Press, 2018

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Adam Golub and Heather Richardson Hayton, eds. 

Monsters in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching What Scares Us

McFarland, 2017

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Sandra M. Falero

Digital Participatory Culture and the TV Audience: Everyone's a Critic

Palgrave Macmillan, 2016

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Carrie M. Lane and Jong Bum Kwon, eds. 

Anthropologies of Unemployment: New Perspectives on Work and its Absence

Cornell University Press, 2016

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Terri Snyder

The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America

University of Chicago Press, 2015

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Elaine Lewinnek

The Working Man's Reward: Chicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl

Oxford University Press, 2014

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M ichael C. Steiner

Regionalists on the Left: Radical Voices from the American West

University of Oklahoma, 2013

Masked Voices CoverCraig M. Loftin

Masked Voices: Gay Men and Lesbians in Cold War America

SUNY Press, 2012

Letters to One CoverCraig M. Loftin

Letters to ONE: Gay and Lesbian Voices from the 1950s and 1960s

SUNY Press, 2012

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Carrie M. Lane

A Company of One: Insecutiry, Independence, and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment

Cornell University Press, 2011

Cover of Empty PleasuresCarolyn Thomas

Empty Pleasures: The Story of Artificial Sweeteners from Saccharin to Splenda

University of North Carolina Press, 2010

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Karen Lystra

Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years

University of California Press, 2004

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Jesse Battan, Thomas Bouchet and Tania Régin, eds.

Meetings & Alcôves: Gauches et sexualités en Europe et aux Etats-Unis depuis 1850 

University Editions of Dijon, 2004

Cover of The Body ElectricCarolyn Thomas

The Body Electric: How Strange Machines Built the Modern American 

NYU Press, 2003

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Terri Snyder

Brabbling Women: Disorderly Speech and the Law in Early Virginia 

Cornell University Press, 2003

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John Ibson

Picturing Men: A Century of Male Relationships in Everyday American Photography

Smithsonian Press, 2002

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Pamela Steinle

In Cold Fear: The Catcher in the Rye Censorship Controversies and Postwar American Character

Ohio State University Press, 2000

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Leila Zenderland

Measuring Minds: Henry Herbert Goddard and the Origins of American Intelligence Testing

Cambridge University Press, 1998

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Michael Steiner and David Wrobel, eds.

Many Wests: Place, Culture, & Regional Identity

University Press of Kansas, 1997

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Michael Steiner and Wayne Franklin, eds.

Mapping American Culture

University of Iowa Press, 1992

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Karen Lystra

Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth Century America

Oxford University, 1989

Additional Books by Our Faculty

John IbsonWill the World Break Your Heart?: Dimensions and Consequences of Irish-American Assimilation (Garland, 1990)

Michael Steiner & Clarence MondaleRegion and Regionalism in the United States: A Source Book for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Garland, 1988)

Wayne HobsonThe American Legal Profession and the Organizational Society, 1890-1930 (Garland, 1986)

Allan AxelradHistory and Utopia: A Study of the World View of James Fenimore Cooper (Norwood, 1978)

Leila Zenderland, ed., Recycling the Past: Popular Uses of American History (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1978)