Recent Faculty Publications
The Corrupter of Boys: Sodomy, Scandal, and the Medieval Clergy (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)
Michael S. Sherry (emeritus)
The Punitive Turn in American Life: How the United States Learned to Fight Crime Like a War (University of North Carolina Press, 2020)
Carl Smith (emeritus)
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)
Jacob Lassner (emeritus)
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)
T.H. Breen (emeritus)
The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America (Harvard 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 (emeritus) with 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).
Jacob Lassner (emeritus)
Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017).
Robert Lerner (emeritus)
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).
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