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Recent Faculty Publications

Published in 2020

The Sacred Cause: The Abolitionist Movement, Afro-Brazilian Mobilization, and Imperial Politics in Rio de Janeiro

Author: Jeffrey D. Needell
Publisher: Stanford University Press

Published in 2019

Democracy’s Capital: Black Political Power in Washington D.C. 1960s-1970s

Author: Lauren Pearlman
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press


Murder in New Orleans: The Creation of Jim Crow Justice

Author: Jeffrey S. Adler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

On the Word of a Jew:
Religion, Reliability, and the Dynamics of Trust

Editors: Nina Caputo and Mitchell Hart
Publisher: Indiana University Press

Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages (500-1300), two volumes

Author: Florin Curta
Publisher: Brill

The Velestino Hoard:
Casting Light on the Byzantine ‘Dark Ages’

Authors: Florin Curta and Bartlomiej Szmoniewski
Publisher: Palgrave McMillan


Published in 2018

Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Author: Lillian Guerra
Publisher: Yale University Press

An African American and Latinx History of the United States

Author: Paul Ortiz
Publisher: Beacon Press


Published in 2017

The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

Author: Jack Davis
Publisher: Liveright/W.W. Norton


Cambridge History of Judaism, Vol. 8: The Modern World, 1815-2000

Editors: Mitchell B. Hart and Tony Michels
Publisher: Cambridge University Pre

This City Belongs to You: A History of Student Activism in Guatemala, 1944-1996

Author: Heather Vrana
Publisher: University of California Press

Published in 2016

Great Events in Religion

Editors: Florin Curta and Andrew Holt
Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Debating Truth: The Barcelona Disputation of 1263, A Graphic History

Author: Nina Caputo and Illustrated by Liz Clarke
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Robert Nixon and Police Torture in Chicago, 1871-1971

Author: Elizabeth Dale
Publisher: NIU Press



A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo

Author: Nancy Rose Hunt
Publisher: Duke University Press

Published in 2015

white-1Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization

Author: Luise White
Publisher: University of Chicago

Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front

Author: J. Matthew Gallman
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press

Citizens and Communities: Civil War History Readers, vol. 4

Editor: J. Matthew Gallman
Publisher: Kent State University Press


Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War

Editors: J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher
Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Published in 2014

9781421413570Home Fires: How Americans Kept Warm in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Sean Patrick Adams
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press


Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform

Author: Joseph P. Spillane
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Published in 2013

linkatlantaAtlanta, Cradle of the New South: Race and Remembering in the Civil War’s Aftermath

Author: William A. Link
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, 2013

9780205568413_p0_v1_s260x420The Holocaust: Europe, the World, and the Jews, 1918 – 1945

Author: Norman J.W. Goda
Publisher: Pearson, 2013