Recent Book Publications (2020-2013)



Congratulations to Randy Roberts, 150th Anniversary Professor, who has published “War Fever: Boston, Baseball, and America in the Shadow of the Great War,” with Johnny Smith (Purdue PhD).




James Farr (Germaine Seelye Oesterle Professor of History), has published his latest book: "Who Was William Hickey? A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India" (London and New York: Routledge, 2020).



 R. Douglas Hurt has published
"The Green Revolution in the Global South:  Science, Politics, and Unintended Consequences" (University of Alabama Press, 2020)

Cole Jones' book


T. Cole Jones has published "Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution" in the Early American Studies series of University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020.




John Larson has published “Laid Waste! The Culture of Exploitation in Early America” with the University of Pennsylvania Press.




Silvia Z. Mitchell published "Queen, Mother, and Stateswoman Marianna of Austria and the Government of Spain" (Penn State University Press, 2019). 

 Tillman, M 2018


Margaret Mih Tillman published "Raising China's Revolutionaries" Modernizing Childhood for Cosmopolitan Nationalists and Liberated Comrades, 1920s-1950s. (Columbia University Press, October 2018). 


 Mitchell, Silvia Z. “Introduction: The Spanish Habsburg Court during the Reign of Carlos II (1665–1700).” The Court Historian: The International Journal of Court Studies vol. 23 no. 2 (2018): 107-12.



Wendy Kline published "Coming Home How Midwives Changed Birth (Oxford Press, 2018).

de la Fuente, Borges 


Ariel de la Fuente's new book has been published: “Borges, Desire, and Sex.” For more on the book (and others in this important series in Latin American Studies) see:Borges, Desire, and Sex.

Vostral, Sharra-Toxic Shock




Sharra Vostral's new book, “Toxic Shock: A Social History” was published by New York University Press in the Biopolitics Series.

Douglas Hurt 2019


 Douglas Hurt published "Documents of the Dust Bowl" with ABC-Clio 2019. 


Kathryn Cramer Brownell
 new book "Showbiz Politics, Hollywood in American Political Life"
was published by The University of North Carolina Press.  



 with Johnny Smith published "A  Season in the Sun The Rise of Mickey Mantel".  



Cole Jones published "'Elated with Victory, and Reeking with Revenge': The Yorktown Prisoners and the Laws of War in Revolutionary America," in Glenn A. Moots and Philip Hamilton, eds., Justifying Revolution: Law, Virtue, and Violence in the American War of Independence (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018). 




David C. Atkinson, published "The Burden of White Supremacy Containing Asian Migration in the British Empire and the United States". (The University of North Carolina Press, 2017).  



RandRoberts with J. Samuel Walker published "Road to Madness How the 1973-1974 Season Transformed College Basketball". (The University of North Carolina Press, September 2016).

Frederick Rowe Davis, published "Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology"
 (Yale University Press, November 25, 2014).  




Melinda Zook published "Protestantism, Politics, and Women in Britain, 1660–1714 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). 


Yvonne Pitts, published "Family, Law, and Inheritance in America: A Social and Legal History of Nineteenth-Century Kentucky (Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society)"  May 20, 2013.




Randy Roberts  (Author) with Ed Krzemienski (Author) published "Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, and Dixie's Last Quarter" (August 2013). 


Emeritus Faulty



Charles Ingrao, professor emeritus of history, published the Third Edition of The Habsburg Monarchy 1618-1815. New Approaches to European History.  (Cambridge University Press, August 2019) 

Yuletide in Dixie, R.May 2018



Robert May, Professor Emeritus, has publish a new book: Yuletide in Dixie: Slavery, Christmas, and Southern Memory  (The University of Virginia Press, 2019). 

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