- David E. Nye (ed.): Beyond the Crisis in US American Studies: Scandinavian Perspectives (University Press of Southern Denmark, Odense, 2007).
- John Tosh: The Pursuit of History: aims, methods and new directions in the study of history, 6th edition (Routledge, Abingdon, New York, 2015).
- Graeme Turner: British Cultural Studies: An introduction, 3rd edition (Routledge, Abingdon, New Work, 2003).
- Modernity – The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
- Revolution and regime change – Oxford Handbook of Politics
- Colonialism/Postcolonialism 239-249; Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (esp. section 5)
- Social Movements - The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
- Feminism and Sociology – The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
- Identity Politics - The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
- Nation/nationalism: (13-17, 140, 182-); Encyclopedia of Anthropology
- Constitutionalism – Oxford Handbook of Politics
- Protestantism – Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
- Republicanism and civic sphere – Oxford Handbook of Politics
- Wilderness – Encyclopedia of Geography
- Collective Memory- Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
- Postmodernism – Encyclopedia of Anthropology
- Meltdowns – A Theory of Modern Cultural Shifts
Articles and reviews – history and national studies (uploaded to Canvas or online):
On revolution and the formation of nations:
- H. T. Dickinson, “Why did the American Revolution not spread to Ireland?”, Valahian Journal of Historical Studies, issue: 18-19 / 2012-2013, pp. 155-180.
- Christopher Pearl, “Franklin’s Turn: Imperial Politics and the Coming of the American Revolution”, The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 136, No. 2 (April 2012), pp. 117-139.
- Robert Nisbet, “Hannah Arendt and the American Revolution”, Social Research, Vol. 44, No. 1, Hannah Arendt (Spring 1977), pp. 63-79.
On social identity and the political:
- Philippa Levine: “Naked Truths: Bodies, Knowledge, and the Erotics of Colonial Power”, Journal of British Studies, 52 (January, 2013), 5-25
- Steven Watts, “The Idiocy of American Studies: Poststructuralism, Language, and Politics in the Age of Self-Fulfilment”, American Quarterly Vol. 43, No. 4 (Dec., 1991), pp. 625-660.
Essays/articles on identity and memory:
- Linda Colley, “Britishness and Otherness: An Argument”, Journal of British Studies, vol. 31, no. 4, ‘Britain and Europeanness: Who are the British Anyway?’ (Oct. 1992), pp. 309-329
- Jeremy Paxman, “What Empire did for Britain”, The Daily Telegraph (2 October 2011).
- Joshua Mitchell, “[America] After Globalism and Identity Politics,” Providence: A Journal of Chrisitanity and American Foreign Policy, August 29, 2016 (https://providencemag.com/author/joshuamitchell/)
- Paulk Wallis, “American Identity Crisis? What’s An American identity?” Digital Journey, Dec 29, 2008. http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/264177
- Gregory Jay, “Review: White Out: Race and Nationalism in American Studies”;
- Reviewed Work: Death of a Nation: American Culture and the End of Exceptionalism by David W. Noble, American Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 4 (Dec., 2003), pp. 781-795
- Susan Curtis, Reviewed Work: Death of a Nation: American Culture and the End of Exceptionalism by David W. Noble, Contemporary Sociology Vol. 32, No. 6 (Nov., 2003), pp. 719-721
- Robert T. Tally Jr.: “‘Believing in America’: The Politics of American Studies in a Postnational Era” The Americanist: Warsaw Journal for the Study of the United States, vol 23 (2006): 69-82. https://digital.library.txstate.edu/bitstream/handle/10877/3936/fulltext.pdf?sequence=1
- Assman, J & J Czaplicka, “Collective Memory and Cultural Identity” New German Critique, No. 65, Cultural History/Cultural Studies (Spring - Summer,1995), pp. 125-133 https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/488538.pdf?refreqid=excelsior:6ee06d88252805af111834d37f963649
- Assman, A, “Introduction” & Memory as Ars and Vis in Cultural Memory and Western Civilisation, 1-9, 17-22.
- Bodnar, J. “Public Memory in Nineteenth-Century America: Background and Context,” in Remaking America, 21-38 (handout).
- Duncan S. A. Bell, DAS. Mythscapes: memory, mythology, and national
- Identity,” The British Journal of SociologyVolume 54, Issue 1, Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2003