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Susan J. Pearson


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Henry Binford









 Helen Tilley

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Paul Gillingham

Unrevolutionary Mexico: The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship (Yale UP, 2021)

Kate Masur

Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, From the Revolution to Reconstruction (Norton, 2021)

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David L. Schoenbrun

The Names of the Python: Belonging in East Africa, 900 to 1930 (U of Wisconsin Press, 2021)

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Lina Britto

Marijuana Boom: The Rise and Fall of Colombia's First Drug Paradise (University of California Press, 2020)

 Britto book

Dyan Elliott

The Corrupter of Boys: Sodomy, Scandal, and the Medieval Clergy (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)

 The Corrupter of Boys

Jacob Lassner (emeritus)

Middle Eastern Politics and Historical Memory: Martyrdom, Revolution, National Identities (I.B. Tauris/ Bloomsbury, 2020)

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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)

The Punitive Turn in American Life


Carl Smith (emeritus)

Chicago's Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2020)

 Chicago fire book

Amy Stanley

Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World (Scribner, 2020)

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Lydia Barnett

After the Flood: Imagining the Global Environment in Early Modern Europe (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019)

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T.H. Breen (emeritus)

The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America (Harvard University Press, 2019)

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Haydon Cherry

Down and Out in Saigon: Stories of the Poor in a Colonial City (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019)

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Hollis Clayson

Illuminated Paris: Essays on Art and Lighting in the Belle Époque (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019)

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Peter Hayes (with Christopher Browning and Raul Hilberg)

German Trains, Jewish Souls: The Reichsbahn, Bureaucracy, and the Final Solution (New York: Berghahn Books, 2019)

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Daniel Immerwahr

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019)

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Robert E. LERNER (emeritus) with Pavlina Rychterova

John of Rupescissa: Vade mecum in tribulatione. Translated into Medieval Vernaculars (Vita e Pensiero, 2019)

Lerner book 2019


Laura Hein

Post-Fascist Japan: Political Culture in Kamakura after the Second World War (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018).

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Kate Masur (new edition of John E. Washington)

They Knew Lincoln (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).

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Paul Ramírez

Enlightened Immunity: Mexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018).

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Keith Woodhouse

The Ecocentrists: A History of Radical Environmentalism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2018).

Cover for "The Lighthouse and the Observatory"


John Bushnell

Russian Peasant Women Who Refused to Marry: Spasovite Old Believers in the 18th-19th Centuries (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017).

Cover for "Russian Peasant Women"

Dyan Elliott

A Hole in the Heavens (Tempe: Bagwyn Books, 2017).

Cover for "A Hole in the Heavens"

Paul Gillingham (translation of Óscar Xavier Altamirano)

Poe: The Trauma of an Era (Oxford; New York: Peter Lang, 2017).

Poe Book Cover

Peter Hayes

Why? Explaining the Holocaust (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2017).

Why? Book Cover

Jacob Lassner (emeritus)

Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017).

Medieval Jerusalem cover

Robert Lerner (emeritus)

Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017).

Kantorowicz Book Cover

Sarah Maza

Thinking About History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017).

Cover for "Thinking About History"

David Shyovitz

A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).

Remembrance Book Cover


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