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Subject: America

American mythology, heroism and Jesse James: the representational evolution of the ‘Wild West Hero’ in cinema

  • Author:
  • Daniel Gilbrook
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • cinema
  • commercialism
  • culture
  • film
  • heroism
  • history
  • Jesse James
  • mythology
  • popular culture
  • silent film
  • Twentieth Century
  • Western
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

An analysis of American exceptionalism within Iron Man (Favreau, 2008) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

  • Author:
  • Jacob O’Dell
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • cinema
  • exceptionalism
  • heroism
  • Iron Man
  • Marvel
  • mass media
  • media
  • mythology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Buffalo Bill, popular culture and urban, working class masculinity in late nineteenth century America

  • Author:
  • Millie Harris
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Cuba
  • immigration
  • industrialisation
  • masculinity
  • Nineteenth Century
  • popular culture
  • Spanish-American war
  • United States
  • urbanisation
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘For a while, like the sun in the centre of the universe, you influenced and attracted the admiration of mankind’: representations of George Washington in the Partisan Press and the divides of the First Party System

  • Author:
  • Matthew Goodacre
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Democratic-Republicans
  • Federalists
  • First Party System
  • George Washington
  • political movements
  • politics
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

What can the Mayorship of Bernie Sanders in Burlington, Vermont, tell us about the nature of politics in President Ronald Reagan’s America, 1980-1989?

  • Author:
  • Ryan Dean Thompson
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • America
  • Bernie Sanders
  • economic policy
  • foreign policy
  • journalism
  • Mayorship
  • newspaper
  • policy makers
  • political movements
  • politics
  • Reagan administration
  • Socialist Party
  • United States
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English and History