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Research Resources


Here are some extremely helpful sites as you begin to research:
  • American Quarterly: the flagship journal of the American Studies Association.
  • American Studies Association: The website of the main organization dedicated to American Studies.
  • American Studies Journals: A Directory of Worldwide Resources: Just what it says.
  • American Memory Project of the Library of Congress: a gateway to primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.
  • Encyclopedia of American Studies: Get full-text access through the Fordham library.
  • H-Amstdy discussion list: Provides a forum for research and teaching in the field of American Studies, and for interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary perspectives on culture. The list focuses on the cultures of North America and the United States, and offers an international perspective on the study of American culture. Bulletin board, book reviews, etc.
  • History Matters Project: an annotated guide to websites about topics in United States history, listed by time period and topic.
  • Keywords for American Cultural Studies: A website linked to the book of the same title, with multiple blogs and wikis on American Studies topics.
  • Picturing U.S. History: An interactive resource for teaching with visual evidence, with online "Lessons in Looking," a guide to Web resources, forums, essays, reviews, and classroom activities to help teachers incorporate visual evidence into their classrooms.

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