index
Adams, John Quincy, 12–14, 26–28,
85; as author of Monroe Doctrine,
32–45, 58–61, 94, 129, 161n.1; Lydia
Maria Child and, 58–61, 163n.17;
Fourth of July 1822 address of, 32–
34, 43, 45, 153, 161n.1; Nathaniel
Hawthorne’s and Francis Lister
Hawks’s views of, 66–67; literary
criticism of, 39–41
Adventures and Letters of Richard
Harding Davis, 119–20, 143
Adventures of Captain Horn, The,
167n.7
African Americans, in U.S. armed
forces, 74–76, 165nn.7–8. See also
minstrelsy; slavery
Aguinaldo, Emilio, 22
Álvarez, Alejandro, 169n.2
America/Américas myth, 5–6
American, The, 167n.7
American abroad motif, 103–6
American Foreign Policy and Utopian
Imagination, 160n.4
‘‘American Literary Emergence as
a Postcolonial Phenomenon,’’
159n.2
American Railway Union, 140
American studies: ‘‘critical trans-
nationalism’’ in, 155; globalization
in context of, 1
American ‘‘system’’ of politics, 102–3
‘‘America’s Destiny Is to Police the
World,’’ 152
Anderson, Benedict, 60
Anderson, Stuart, 125
Anglo-Saxonism, 125–26
anticolonialism: American culture
and, 46–58; in Child’s Hobomok,
47–48; Monroe Doctrine and, 129;
Native Americans and, 42–46
anti-imperialism, 33–34, 42–43
Appeal from the Judgments of Great
Britain Respecting the United States
of America, An, 35
Arac, Jonathan, 90, 92–93
Aranda, José F., 100
Armstrong, Nancy, 52
Aspinwall, William, 164n.4
Atlantic Monthly, 124
Atlantic Telegraphy, 112
Autobiography, An (Lew Wallace), 107,
112
Autopsy of the Monroe Doctrine, 147
Aztecs: U.S. imperialism and, 30; in
Lew Wallace’s novels, 111–18
‘‘balance of power’’ concept, 27
Barlow, Joel, 14, 162n.9
Barreda y Laos, Felipe, 169n.2
Bartholomew, Charles (‘‘Bart’’), 8
Bayard, Thomas Francis, 97
Belnap, Jeffrey, 110
Bemis, Samuel Flagg, 32–33, 161n.2
Ben Hur, 111–12
Berquist, Charles, 139–40
Bewley, Marius, 166n.18
Bhabha, Homi, 71
Blackface, White Noise, 79
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