Recent Faculty Publications
Chicago's Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2020)
Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World (Scribner, 2020)
Marijuana Boom: The Rise and Fall of Colombia's First Drug Paradise (University of California Press, 2020)
Middle Eastern Politics and Historical Memory: Martyrdom, Revolution, National Identities (I.B. Tauris/ Bloomsbury, 2020)
After the Flood: Imagining the Global Environment in Early Modern Europe (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019).
Down and Out in Saigon: Stories of the Poor in a Colonial City (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019).
Illuminated Paris: Essays on Art and Lighting in the Belle Époque (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019).
Peter Hayes (with Christopher Browning and Raul Hilberg)
German Trains, Jewish Souls: The Reichsbahn, Bureaucracy, and the Final Solution (New York: Berghahn Books, 2019).
How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019).
Robert E. LERNER and Pavlina Rychterova
John of Rupescissa: Vade mecum in tribulatione. Translated into Medieval Vernaculars (Vita e Pensiero, 2019)
Post-Fascist Japan: Political Culture in Kamakura after the Second World War (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018).
Kate Masur (new edition of John E. Washington)
They Knew Lincoln (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).
Enlightened Immunity: Mexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018).
The Ecocentrists: A History of Radical Environmentalism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2018).
Russian Peasant Women Who Refused to Marry: Spasovite Old Believers in the 18th-19th Centuries (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017).
A Hole in the Heavens (Tempe: Bagwyn Books, 2017).
Paul Gillingham (translation of Óscar Xavier Altamirano)
Poe: The Trauma of an Era (Oxford; New York: Peter Lang, 2017).
Why? Explaining the Holocaust (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2017).
Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017).
Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017).
Thinking About History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017).
A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).
Prof. Fitz was interviewed about the book for Dissent, June 2016
Winner of 2017 PROSE Award, Honorable Mention, U.S. History
A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016).
Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern (with Paul Robert Magocsi)
Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).
Peter Hayes (with the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous)
How Was It Possible? A Holocaust Reader (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015).
Thinking Small: The United States and the Lure of Community Development (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015).
Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015).
Indian edition (right image) released by Primus Books, 2016
The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the 20th Century (New York: Columbia University Press, 2015).
Kate Masur (with Gregory P. Downs)
The World the Civil War Made (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015)
Sherwin K. Bryant
Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014).
Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013).
Winner of the 2014 Fredrick Jackson Turner Award for the best first book from the Organization of American Historians.
The Golden Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014). Winner of the 2014 National Jewish Book Award in History.
Family Secrets: Shame and Privacy in Modern Britain (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013).
Named one of the Best Non-Fiction Books of the Year by Public Books and winner of the 2014 Stansky Book Prize from the North American Conference on British Studies and the 2014 Morris D. Forkosch Prize from the American Historical Association.
Robert Lerner (with Sean L. Field and Sylvain Piron)
Marguerite Porete et le Miroir des simples âmes:Perspectives historiques, philosophiques et littéraires (Paris: Vrin, Etudes de philosophie médiévale, 2013).
Kate Masur (with René Hayden et al.)
Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, Series 3, Volume 2: Land and Labor, 1866-1867 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013).
Ed Muir (with Brian Levack and Meredith Veldman)
The West: Encounters & Transformations; 4th edition (New York: Pearson Education, 2013).
Making Toleration:The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013). Winner of the 2103 Whitfield Prize from the Royal Historical Society.
Blood Ties: Religion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878–1908 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013).
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