The Americanist Independent Volume One, Issue Four

Screen Shot 2014-09-24 at 1.43.30 PMI am pleased to announce the publication of The Americanist Independent Volume One, Issue four (October, 2014). This month there is something of a gender and US history theme going on:

Creating Veteran Identity for Women within the Veterans Administration
Amy Rebecca Jacobs

Selling Mr. Consumer: Forming Male Consumer Identity
Nick Lacasse

The Tide of Domesticity: A Study of Gender, Environment, and Florida’s Indian River Culture -1870 and 1890
Dara R Vance

Every Piece of This War is Man’s Bullshit: The Women of Cold Mountain, a Film Review Essay by M. Keith Harris

This is some truly exceptional work by outstanding scholars – I invite you all to subscribe to the website. It’s less that $5 per month, which is a steal. In addition to the monthly journal, there are many other components to the site including community forums and a student portal jammed packed with useful information. And coming in a week or so…The site will feature a Creative Culture segment featuring art, fiction, and poetry, available only to subscribers. So stay tuned – this feature will cause quite a stir I am certain.


subscribe_buttonHere are a few more images from this month’s journal…

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With compliments,


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