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CONTENTS

1 ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT HISTORY
9 MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES
19 GENERAL / WORLD HISTORY
23 EUROPEAN HISTORY
23 UK & IRELAND
26 CONTINENTAL EUROPE
35 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS
35 NORTH AMERICA
49 LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN
56 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICAN HISTORY
56 MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA
59 REST OF AFRICA
61 ASIA-PACIFIC HISTORY
61 ASIA
68 AUSTRALASIA

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ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT HISTORY 1

ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT HISTORY The University of Arizona Press

Academic Studies Press CONNECTED COMMUNITIES

OUR NATIVE ANTIQUITY Networks, Identity, and Social Change in
the Ancient Cibola World
Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Culture of Matthew A. Peeples
Russian Modernism
Michael Kunichika Nov 2017 296pp, 48 b&w illustrations, 15 tables
9780816535682 Hardback £57.50 / €65.00
Dec 2017 348pp
9781618116642 Paperback £32.95 / €37.00 For more than a century, the Cibola region on the Arizona-
Studies in Russian and Slavic Literatures, Cultures, New Mexico border has been the focus of archaeological
and History interest. Matthew A. Peeples examines archaeological data
The modernists central to Our Native Antiquity located their generated during a century of research through the lens of
antiquity in the Eurasian steppes, where they found objects new and original social theories and methods focused on
and sites long denigrated as archaeological curiosities. The exploring identity, social networks, and social transformation.
book follows the exemplary careers of two objects - the
so-called “Stone Women”and the kurgan, or burial mound FOOTPRINTS OF HOPI HISTORY
- and the attention paid to them by Russian and Soviet
archaeologists, writers, artists, and filmmakers. Hopihiniwtiput Kukveni’at
Edited by Leigh J. Kuwanwisiwma, T.J. Ferguson &
The University of Alabama Press Chip Colwell

BIOARCHAEOLOGY OF THE Mar 2018 304pp, 78 b&w illustrations, 3 tables
AMERICAN SOUTHEAST 9780816536986 Hardback £57.50 / €65.00

Approaches to Bridging Health and Identity The fourteen chapters in Footprints of Hopi History: at focus
in the Past on Hopi footprints as they are understood through a variety
Edited by Shannon Chappell Hodge & Kristrina A. Shuler of research techniques, including archaeology, ethnography,
documentary history, plant genetics, and educational
Aug 2018 264pp, 58 b&w figures, 7 maps, 32 tables outreach. The editors and contributors offer a fresh and
9780817319915 Hardback £71.50 / €80.00 innovative perspective on Hopi archaeology and history.
Building on the 1991 publication What Mean These Bones?
Studies in Southeastern Bioarchaeology, this new edited THE LIVES OF STONE TOOLS
collection from Shannon Chappell Hodge and Kristrina A.
Shuler marks steady advances over the past three decades in Crafting the Status, Skill, and Identity
the theory, methodology, and purpose of bioarchaeology in of Flintknappers
the southeastern United States and across the discipline Kathryn Weedman Arthur

CAHOKIA’S COMPLEXITIES Apr 2018 336pp, 78 b&w illustrations, 19 tables
9780816537136 Hardback £61.95 / €70.00
Ceremonies and Politics of the First
Mississippian Farmers Gives voice to the Indigenous Gamo lithic practitioners
Susan M. Alt of southern Ethiopia. Anthropologist Kathryn Weedman
Arthur offers insights from her more than twenty years
Apr 2018 168pp, 55 b&w figures, 3 maps, 7 tables working with the Gamo. She deftly addresses historical
9780817319762 Hardback £47.50 / €54.00 and present-day experiences and practices, privileging the
Archaeology of the American South: New Directions Gamo’s perspectives.
and Perspectives
In the United States, Cahokia has been the focus of intense
archaeological work to explain its mysteries. As one of the
foremost experts on Cahokia, Susan M. Alt addresses long-
standing considerations of eastern Woodlands archaeology
- the beginnings, character, and ending of Mississippian
culture (AD 1050-1600) - from a novel theoretical and
empirical vantage point.

2 ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT HISTORY

TEN THOUSAND YEARS University Press of Florida
OF INEQUALITY
ANCIENT
The Archaeology of Wealth Differences PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES
Edited by Timothy A. Kohler & Michael E. Smith
Edited by Scott M. Fitzpatrick
Apr 2018 384pp, 43 b&w illustrations, 25 tables Nov 2017 288pp
9780816537747 Hardback £66.95 / €75.00 9780813056708 Hardback £90.50 / €102.00
Amerind Studies in Archaeology
Tracing evidence of mind-altering substances across a
Presents the first set of consistent quantitative diverse range of ancient cultures, this collection explores
measurements of ancient wealth inequality. The authors are how and why past civilizations harvested, manufactured,
archaeologists who have adapted the Gini index, a statistical and consumed drugs. Case studies examine the use of
measure of wealth distribution often used by economists to stimulants, narcotics, and depressants by hunter-gatherers
measure contemporary inequality, and applied it to house- who roamed Africa and Eurasia, prehistoric communities in
size distributions over time and around the world. North and South America, and Maya kings and queens.

Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press THE ANCIENT URBAN MAYA

IMAGES IN ACTION Neighborhoods, Inequality, and Built Form
Scott R. Hutson
The Southern Andean Iconographic Series
Edited by William H. Isbell et al Jan 2018 280pp, 33 b&w illustrations
9780813064796 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
Jun 2018 680pp Ancient Cities of the New World
9781938770142 Hardback £132.00 / €149.00
Cotsen Advanced Seminars, Vol. 6 Ancient cities were complex social, political, and economic
entities, but they also suffered from inequality, poor
Presents interpretations of a large corpus of art and sanitation, and disease - often more than rural areas. Scott
iconography from the Southern and South-Central Andes, Hutson examines ancient Maya cities and argues that,
bringing together some of the most esteemed scholars despite the hazards of urban life, these places continued to
in the field. More than thirty authors examine artefacts, lure people for many centuries.
artworks, textiles, archaeology, and architecture to develop
creative new insights on the cultural interactions between THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF GENDER IN
people in prehistoric western South America. HISTORIC AMERICA

UNMASKING IDEOLOGY IN IMPERIAL Deborah L. Rotman
AND COLONIAL ARCHAEOLOGY May 2018 192pp, 5 illustrations, 17 b&w photos
9780813064772 Paperback £20.95 / €24.00
Vocabulary, Symbols, and Legacy American Experience in Archaeological Perspective
Edited by Bonnie Effros & Guolong Lai
From domestic spaces to the public realm, Deborah Rotman
Apr 2018 400pp contextualizes gender and the associated social relationships
9781938770135 Paperback £80.95 / €91.00 from the colonial period to the twentieth century. By
Ideas, Debates, and Perspectives, Vol. 8 exploring how individuals and families negotiated and
mediated these relationships, she sheds light on how
Spanning the globe with case studies from East Asia, Siberia, prescriptive gender categories affected those expected to
Australia, the Americas, Europe, and Africa, contributions follow them.
written by archaeologists, art historians, and historians
from four continents offer unusual breadth and depth in
the assessment of various claims to patrimonial heritage,
contextualized by the imperial and colonial ventures of the
last two centuries and their postcolonial legacy.

ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT HISTORY 3

ARCHAEOLOGY OF BRITISH FORTS AND
PRECOLUMBIAN FLORIDA THEIR COMMUNITIES

Jerald T. Milanich Archaeological and Historical Perspectives
Dec 2017 497pp Edited by Christopher R. DeCorse & Zachary J. M. Beier
9781947372702 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00
Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series Mar 2018 304pp
9780813056753 Hardback £80.95 / €91.00
This record of precolumbian Florida brings to life the
12,000-year story of the native American Indians who lived While the military features of historic forts usually receive the
in the state. Using information gathered by archaeological most attention from researchers, this volume focuses on the
investigations, Jerald Milanich describes the indigenous people who met and interacted in these sites. Contributors to
cultures and explains why they developed as they did. British Forts and Their Communities look beyond the defensive
architecture, physical landscapes, and armed conflicts
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF UTOPIAN AND to explore the complex social diversity that arose in the
INTENTIONAL COMMUNITIES outposts of the British Empire.

Stacy C. Kozakavich CHILDREN AND CHILDHOOD
Oct 2017 256pp, 37 b&w illustrations, 4 maps IN BIOARCHAEOLOGY
9780813056593 Hardback £76.50 / €86.00
American Experience in Archaeological Perspective Bioarchaeological Interpretations of
the Human Past: Local, Regional, and
Utopian and intentional communities have dotted the Global Perspectives
American landscape since the colonial era, yet only in recent Edited by Patrick Beauchesne & Sabrina C. Agarwal
decades have archaeologists begun analysing the material
culture left behind by these groups. The case studies in this May 2018 416pp
volume use archaeological evidence to reveal how these 9780813056807 Hardback £104.00 / €118.00
communities upheld their societal ideals.
As researchers become increasingly interested in studying
BIOARCHAEOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR the lives of children in antiquity, this volume argues for
the importance of a collaborative biocultural approach.
The People of the Ancient Near East Contributors draw on fields including physiology,
Edited by Megan A. Perry archaeology, sociocultural anthropology, paediatrics, and
psychology to show that a diversity of research methods is
Jan 2018 226pp, 22 b&w photos, 15 illustrations the best way to illuminate the complexities of childhood.
9780813064789 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: EARLY HUMAN LIFE ON THE
Local, Regional, and Global SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL PLAIN

While mortuary ruins have long fascinated archaeologists Edited by Albert C. Goodyear & Christopher R. Moore
and art historians interested in the cultures of the Near East May 2018 416pp
and eastern Mediterranean, the human skeletal remains 9781683400349 Hardback £118.00 / €134.00
contained in the tombs of this region have garnered less Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
attention. In this volume, Megan Perry presents a collection
of essays that aim a spotlight on the investigation of the Bringing together major archaeological research projects
ancient inhabitants of the circum-Mediterranean area. from Virginia to Alabama, this volume explores the rich
prehistory of the Southeastern Coastal Plain. Beginning
50,000 years ago, contributors consider how the region’s
environment has long been optimal for the habitation of
people. They highlight demographic changes and cultural
connections across this wide span of time and space.

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EDIBLE INSECTS AND MIGRATION AND DISRUPTIONS
HUMAN EVOLUTION
Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and
Julie J. Lesnik Contemporary Migrations
Aug 2018 272pp Edited by Brenda J. Baker & Takeyuki Tsuda
9780813056999 Hardback £76.50 / €86.00
Apr 2018 362pp, 6 tables, 26 b&w illustrations
Researchers who study ancient human diets tend to focus on 9780813064734 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00
meat eating, since the practice of butchery is very apparent
in the archaeological record. In this volume, Julie Lesnik Migration has always been a fundamental human activity,
brings a different food source into view, tracing evidence that yet little collaboration exists between scientists and
humans and their hominin ancestors also consumed insects social scientists examining how it has shaped past and
throughout the entire course of human evolution. contemporary societies. This innovative volume brings
together sociocultural anthropologists, archaeologists,
FLORIDA’S LOST GALLEON bioarchaeologists, ethnographers, paleopathologists, and
others to develop a unifying theory of migration.
The Emanuel Point Shipwreck
Edited by Roger C. Smith MOBILIZING HERITAGE

Mar 2018 256pp Anthropological Practice and
9780813056760 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00 Transnational Prospects
Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels
In 1559, Spanish explorer Tristan de Luna led a fleet of ships
from Mexico to Pensacola Bay. His objective was to settle the Feb 2018 240pp
Florida frontier for Spain. But a hurricane soon after his arrival 9780813056647 Hardback £76.50 / €86.00
destroyed the small colony. Few significant remains were
uncovered for more than 400 years - until a ship was found Mapping out emerging areas for global cultural heritage,
underwater off Emanuel Point. This volume documents this this book provides an anthropological perspective on
discovery, the earliest shipwreck found in Florida. the growing field of heritage studies. Kathryn Lafrenz
Samuels adopts a dual focus - looking back on the
HERITAGE AT THE INTERFACE anthropological foundations for cultural heritage research
while looking forward to areas of practice that reach beyond
Interpretation and Identity national borders.
Edited by Glenn Hooper
MODELING CROSS-CULTURAL
Oct 2017 240pp, 13 b&w illustrations INTERACTION IN
9780813056579 Hardback £85.95 / €96.00 ANCIENT BORDERLANDS
Cultural Heritage Studies
Edited by Ulrike Matthies Green & Kirk E. Costion
Bringing together high-profile cultural heritage sites from Apr 2018 208pp
around the world, this volume shows how the term heritage 9780813056883 Hardback £80.95 / €91.00
has been used or understood by different groups of people
over time. These case studies are taken from America, Introduces the Cross-Cultural Interaction Model (CCIM),
Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, India, China, and a visual tool for studying the exchanges that take place
the Caribbean. between different cultures in borderland areas or across
long distances. The model helps researchers untangle
INVESTIGATING THE ORDINARY complex webs of connections among people, landscapes,
and artefacts, and can be used to support multiple
Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology theoretical viewpoints.
Edited by Sarah E. Price & Philip J. Carr
PATHWAYS TO COMPLEXITY
Nov 2017 272pp, 23 b&w illustrations, 4 maps
9781683400219 Hardback £80.95 / €91.00 A View from the Maya Lowlands
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series Edited by M. Kathryn Brown & George J. Bey III

Focusing on the daily concerns and routine events of people Mar 2018 277pp, 58 b&w illustrations, 30 maps
in the past, Investigating the Ordinary argues for a paradigm 9780813054841 Hardback £95.50 / €107.00
shift in the way southeastern archaeologists operate. Instead Maya Studies
of dividing archaeological work by time periods or artefact
types, the essays in this volume unite separate areas of Synthesizes a wealth of new archaeological data to illuminate
research through the theme of the everyday. the origins of Maya civilization and the rise of Classic Maya
culture. In this volume, prominent Maya scholars argue
that the development of social, religious, and economic
complexity began during the Middle Preclassic period (1000-
300 BC), hundreds of years earlier than previously thought.

ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT HISTORY 5

VICTIMS OF IRELAND’S PAPYRI FROM KARANIS
GREAT FAMINE
The Granary C123
The Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Arthur Verhoogt & Graham Claytor
Kilkenny Union Workhouse
Jonny Geber Jun 2018 216pp, 75 images, 9 tables
9780472130870 Hardback £90.50 / €102.00
Mar 2018 312pp Michigan Papyri
9780813064673 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local, The twenty-first volume of University of Michigan papyri and
Regional, and Global Perspectives the fourth devoted to texts from the University’s excavations
at Karanis. The volume offers a contextualized edition of
By examining the physical conditions of inmates that might thirty-seven documents found in a single structure, a large
have contributed to their institutionalization, as well as to granary originally built in the first century CE, in addition to
the resulting health consequences, Jonny Geber sheds new an analysis of the archaeology and history of the structure.
and unprecedented light on Ireland’s Great Hunger.
ROMAN ARTISTS, PATRONS, AND
WATER, CACAO, AND THE EARLY PUBLIC CONSUMPTION
MAYA OF CHOCOLÁ
Familiar Works Reconsidered
Jonathan Kaplan & Federico Paredes Umana Brenda Longfellow & Ellen Perry
Jun 2018 400pp
9780813056746 Hardback £118.00 / €134.00 Feb 2018 288pp, 45 figures, 19 plates, 2 tables
Maya Studies 9780472130658 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00

Brings the often-overlooked southern Maya region of The work gathered in Roman Artists,Patrons,and Public
Guatemala into the spotlight by closely examining the “lost Consumption displays the breadth and depth of scholarship in
city”of Chocola. Jonathan Kaplan and Federico Paredes the field. The first five essays approach individual objects and
Umana prove that Chocola was a major Maya polity and artistic tropes, as well as their cultural contexts and functions,
reveal exactly why it was so influential. from fresh and dynamic angles. The latter essays focus on
case studies in Pompeii.
University of Michigan Press
University of New Mexico Press

MAKING MEN RIDICULOUS ISLAND, RIVER, AND FIELD

Juvenal and the Anxieties of the Individual Landscape Archaeology in the
Christopher Nappa Llanos de Mojos
John H. Walker
Feb 2018 236pp
Apr 2018 232pp
9780472130665 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00
9780826359469 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00
Writing during the reign of emperors Trajan and Hadrian, Archaeologies of Landscape in the Americas Series
Juvenal drew on Roman legend and the history of preceding
imperial dynasties as a means of scrutinizing cultural Archaeologists have long associated the development of
upheavals in the Rome of his day. This book locates Juvenal’s agriculture with the rise of the state. But the archaeology of
targets among the matrices of birth, wealth, class, gender, the Amazon Basin, revealing traces of agriculture but lacking
and ethnicity and walks through a number of his most evidence of statehood, confounds their assumptions. This
arresting vignettes in order to show not only what, but how, study of the Bolivian Amazon addresses this contradiction,
he satirizes. examining the agricultural landscape and analysing the
earthworks from an archaeological perspective.

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SPOOKY ARCHAEOLOGY Texas A&M University Press

Myth and the Science of the Past CLOVIS MAMMOTH BUTCHERY
Jeb J. Card
The Lange/Ferguson Site and Associated
May 2018 360pp Bone Tool Technology
9780826359650 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00 L. Adrien Hannus

Follows a trail of clues left by adventurers and professional Mar 2018 288pp, 55 colour, 30 b&w photos, 58 line art,
archaeologists that guides the reader through haunted 10 maps, 13 figures, 30 tables
museums, mysterious hieroglyphic inscriptions, fragments 9781623495923 Hardback £57.50 / €65.00
of a lost continent that never existed, and deep into an Peopling of the Americas Publications
investigation of magic and murder.
The Lange/Ferguson site is the earliest dated archaeological
The University of North Carolina Press site in South Dakota and one of the few North American
sites that provides evidence of a Clovis-period mammoth
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SANITATION butchering event. L. Adrien Hannus provides a
IN ROMAN ITALY comprehensive look at one of the few New World Clovis-era
sites with in-place buried deposits exhibiting evidence for an
Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems expedient bone tool technology.
Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow
The University of Utah Press
Aug 2018 312pp, 36 drawings, 64 halftones
9781469645537 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00 PETROGLYPHS, PICTOGRAPHS,
Studies in the History of Greece and Rome AND PROJECTIONS

The Romans developed sophisticated methods for Native American Rock Art in the
managing hygiene. Through the archaeological record, Contemporary Cultural Landscape
graffiti, sanitation-related paintings, and literature, Ann Olga Richard A. Rogers
Koloski-Ostrow explores this little-known world, offering
unique insights into Roman sanitation, engineering, urban May 2018 384pp, 38 illustrations, 2 maps
planning and development, hygiene, and public health. 9781607816188 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00

BLACKBEARD’S SUNKEN PRIZE Recent decades have seen an upsurge in visitation to rock
art sites as well as an increase in commercial reproduction
The 300-Year Voyage of of rock art and attempts to understand the meaning and
Queen Anne’s Revenge function of that art. Focusing on the southwestern US, this
Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing & Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton book critically examines the contemporary implications of
the interpretation, appropriation, commodification, and
Jun 2018 288pp, 181 colour plates, 27 halftones, 14 maps, management of indigenous rock art.
3 graphs, 4 tables
9781469640525 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00 POTTERY ETHNOARCHAEOLOGY IN
THE MICHOACÁN SIERRA
In 1717, the pirate Blackbeard captured a French slaving
vessel off the coast of Martinique and renamed it Queen Michael J. Shott
Anne’s Revenge. But in June 1718 Blackbeard reportedly Jun 2018 336pp, 67 illustrations, 2 maps
ran the ship aground off the coast of North Carolina. When 9781607816225 Paperback £42.95 / €49.00
divers discovered the wreck in 1996, it was heralded as a Foundations of Archaeological Inquiry
major find in maritime archaeology. Now the story of Queen
Anne’s Revenge is revealed in full detail. Although most ceramic studies describe vessel production
and use, the causes and rates of pottery discard are often
neglected in archaeological studies. Michael Shott presents
analytical methods for determining pottery use life and
demonstrates why use life should not be overlooked.

ARCHAEOLOGY & ANCIENT HISTORY 7

BESTSELLERS Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press

Cognella Academic Publishing THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF RITUAL

THE CLASSICAL FOUNDATION Edited by Evangelos Kyriakidis
2012 319pp
Ancient Western Primary Sources 9781931745475 Paperback £14.50 / €16.00
That Shaped Our Culture Cotsen Advanced Seminars, Vol. 3
Edited by David Lincoln A wide spectrum of scholars, historians, art historians,
anthropologists, students of performance and of religion,
2014 340pp archaeologists, cognitive scientists, and linguists explore how
9781626618534 Paperback £93.95 / €106.00 ritual can be traced in archaeology and possible directions for
Introduces students to the western tradition through quality ritual research in the discipline.
recent translations of primary sources such as Aristophanes,
Euripides, Homer and Virgil. It pairs these with later western POMPEIAN HOUSEHOLDS
sources to show how the Classical Age relates to the Early
Modern and Modern Ages. An Analysis of the Material Culture
Penelope M. Allison
PEN, STYLUS, AND CHISEL
2004 255pp
An Ancient Egypt Sourcebook 9780917956966 Paperback £42.95 / €49.00
Edited by David Miano Monographs, Vol. 42
This book is concerned with contextualised Pompeian
2014 480pp household artefacts and their role in deepening
9781631890062 Paperback £62.50 / €70.00 understanding of household behaviour at Pompeii.
Helps students understand the world of the ancient
Egyptians by introducing them to primary sources that cover University of Michigan Press
a broader spectrum, both temporally and geographically,
than most ancient Egyptian readers. HONOR AMONG THIEVES

PREHISTORIC WORLD CULTURES Craftsmen, Merchants, and Associations in
Roman and Late Roman Egypt
Second Edition Philip F. Venticinque
Renee B. Walker
2016 288pp
2016 192pp 9780472130160 Hardback £63.95 / €75.00
9781516508150 Paperback £65.50 / €74.00 New Texts from Ancient Cultures
Provides a broad overview of world prehistory while The analysis presented here concentrates on how craftsmen,
highlighting significant events, developments, and cultures merchants, and associations interacted with each other and
through time. Organised chronologically and geographically, with elite and non-elite constituencies; managed economic,
it gives students a clear understanding of changes from political, social, and legal activities; represented their concerns
the evolution of our species to the development of to the authorities; and acquired and used social capital.
complex civilizations.
THE TOPOGRAPHY OF VIOLENCE IN
THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD
ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
Edited by Werner Riess & Garrett G. Fagan
Select Readings 2016 432pp, 14 halftones, 3 tables
Edited by Kim Woodring 9780472119820 Hardback £72.95 / €85.00

2017 276pp Examines how topography shaped the perception and
9781516500611 Paperback £89.95 / €101.00 interpretation of violence in Greek and Roman antiquity. No
Addresses the importance of religion in ancient civilizations other book either adopts the spatial theoretical framework
and encourages readers to evaluate these civilizations both or pairs the examination of different classes of violence in
historically and critically. classical antiquity in this way.

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The University of North Carolina Press The University of Wisconsin Press

THE SHAPE OF THE ROMAN ORDER POWER AND PERSUASION IN
LATE ANTIQUITY
The Republic and Its Spaces
Daniel J. Gargola Towards a Christian Empire
Peter Brown
2017 320pp
9781469631820 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00 1992 192pp
Studies in the History of Greece and Rome 9780299133443 Paperback £16.50 / €19.00
In this innovative, systematic approach, Daniel J. Gargola
demonstrates how important the concept of space was to Traces the growing power of early Christian bishops as
the governance of Rome. they wrested influence from the philosophers who had
traditionally advised the rulers of Graeco-Roman society,
University of Pittsburgh Press transforming the Roman empire from an ancient to a
medieval society.
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
ROMANS AND BARBARIANS
J. R. Hamilton
1974 The Decline of the Western Empire
9780822960843 Paperback £19.50 / €22.00 E.A. Thompson
In taking account of recent research and in reassessing the
markedly contradictory contemporary sources, J.R. Hamilton 2002 344pp, maps
presents a far less attractive but no less compelling portrait of 9780299087043 Paperback £21.95 / €25.00
Alexander than Tarn’s classic study.
Presents the fall of the Roman Empire from the barbarians’
The University of Utah Press perspective. This book is an attempt to penetrate the minds
and attitudes of the barbarians.
FORMATION PROCESSES OF THE
ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD THE WORLD OF ROMAN COSTUME

Michael Brian Schiffer Judith Lynn Sebesta & Larissa Bonfante
2002 448pp 2006 191 illustrations
9780874805130 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00 9780299138547 Paperback £30.50 / €35.00
Embodies a vision that the cultural past is knowable, but only
when the nature of the evidence is thoroughly understood. Drawing on archaeology, anthropology and history this
It shows how the past is accessible in practice by identifying guide explores Roman costume, looking at everything from
variability introduced by the diverse effects of people and hairstyles and jewellery to literature and geography.
nature that in some sum, form the archaeological record.

MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES 9

MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT THE DECLINE
OF EUROPEAN
JUST WAR NAVAL FORCES
RECONSIDERED
Challenges to Sea
Strategy, Ethics, Power in an Age
and Theory of Fiscal Austerity
James M. Dubik and Political
Uncertainty
Jeremy Stöhs

Battles and Campaigns Provides insight into the development of Europe’s
James M. Dubik applies naval forces since the end of the Cold War. In order
moral philosophy, political philosophy, and strategic to comprehend the drastic changes the majority
studies to historical and contemporary case studies of European navies have undergone over the last
to reveal the inaccuracies and moral bankruptcy twenty five years, the defence policies and naval
that inform some of the literature on military ethics. strategies of eleven European states as well as the
Dubik argues that political and military leadership evolution, deployment, and capabilities of their
should be held accountable for the planning and respective naval forces are analysed.
execution of war in addition to the decision to Naval Institute Press
initiate conflict.
The University Press of Kentucky HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT AT WAR

THE SECRET The Military and
HISTORY American Culture
OF RDX in the Twentieth
Century and
The Super- Beyond
Explosive that Edited by David Kieran
Helped Win & Edwin A. Martini
World War II
Colin F. Baxter War Culture
Offers short, accessible essays addressing the central
Documents the journey of the super-explosive RDX issues in the new military history - ranging from
from conceptualization at Woolwich Arsenal in diplomacy and the history of imperialism to the
England to mass production at Holston Ordnance environmental issues that war raises and the ways
Works in east Tennessee. The author examines that war shapes and is shaped by discourses of
the debates between RDX advocates and their identity, to questions of who serves in the US military
opponents and explores the use of the explosive and why and how US wars have been represented in
in the bomber war over Germany, in the naval war the media and in popular culture.
in the Atlantic, and as a key element in the trigger Rutgers University Press
device of the atomic bomb.
The University Press of Kentucky

10 MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES

The University of Alabama Press OPERATION DON’S MAIN ATTACK

ENGINES OF REBELLION The Soviet Southern Front’s Advance on
Rostov, January-February 1943
Confederate Ironclads and Steam David M. Glantz
Engineering in the American Civil War
Saxon Bisbee Mar 2018 912pp
9780700625260 Hardback £39.95 / €45.00
Aug 2018 272pp, 45 b&w figures
9780817319861 Hardback £57.50 / €64.00 With the defeat of German Sixth Army at Stalingrad all but
certain at the end of 1942, the war on the Eastern Front took
Historians have paid little attention to the engineering of a definitive turn as the Germans struggled to erect a new
Confederate ironclads, although the Confederacy was often defensive front to halt the Soviet juggernaut. Operation Don’s
quite creative in building and obtaining marine power Main Attack is the first detailed study of the dramatic clash
plants. Engines of Rebellion focuses exclusively on ships with of armies that followed, unfolding over the course of two
American built machinery, offering a detailed look at marine months across more than 1,600 kilometres.
steam-engineering.
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR FOR
University Press of Kansas VIETNAM, 1960-1968

FIGHTING MEANS KILLING Mervyn Edwin Roberts III
Feb 2018 432pp
Civil War Soldiers and the Nature of Combat 9780700625833 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00
Jonathan M. Steplyk
Fully explores the most sustained, intensive use of
May 2018 336pp psychological operations in American history. Informed
9780700626281 Hardback £28.50 / €32.00 by the author’s first-hand experience of such operations
elsewhere, this account of the battle for “hearts and minds”
The Civil War was fundamentally a matter of Americans in Vietnam offers rare insight into the art and science of
killing Americans. This undeniable reality is what Jonathan propaganda as a military tool in the twentieth century.
Steplyk explores in Fighting Means Killing, the first book-
length study of Union and Confederate soldiers’attitudes THE TURN OF THE TIDE IN THE
toward, and experiences of, killing in the Civil War. PACIFIC WAR

MACARTHUR’S COALITION Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and
Command, 1941-1943
US and Australian Military Operations in Sean M. Judge
the Southwest Pacific Area, 1942-1945 Edited by Jonathan M. House
Peter J. Dean
Mar 2018 296pp
Mar 2018 464pp 9780700625987 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00
9780700626045 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00
Midway through 1942, Japanese and Allied forces found
From 1942-1945 the Allies’war in the Southwest Pacific themselves fighting on two fronts - in New Guinea and the
was effectively a bilateral coalition between the United Solomon Islands. These concurrent campaigns proved a
States and Australia under the command of General critical turning point in the war being waged in the Pacific.
Douglas MacArthur. By charting the evolution of the military Key to this shift was the Allies seizing of the strategic
effectiveness of the US-Australian alliance, MacArthur’s initiative - a concept that Sean Judge examines in this book,
Coalition puts the relationship between the US and Australia particularly in the context of the Pacific War.
at the centre of the war against Japan.
The University Press of Kentucky

JUST WAR RECONSIDERED

Strategy, Ethics, and Theory
James M. Dubik

Feb 2018 236pp
9780813175010 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
Battles and Campaigns

For full details of this title, see page 9.

MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES 11

LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP THE AMERICAN SOLDIER, 1866-1916

My Life in the US Army from World War II The Enlisted Man and the Transformation of
to Vietnam the United States Army
John R. Deane Jr. John A. Haymond
Edited by Jack C. Mason
Mar 2018 245pp
May 2018 296pp, 30 b&w photos 9781476667256 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00
9780813174945 Hardback £47.95 / €54.00
American Warriors Series Drawing on a wealth of soldiers’narratives and personal
letters augmented with official records and contemporary
John R. Deane Jr. was born with all the advantages a sources, John Haymond examines what life was like for the
man needs to succeed in a career in the US Army, and he ordinary American soldier during the years when the US
capitalized on his many opportunities in spectacular fashion. Army experienced some of its toughest challenges while also
In Lessons in Leadership, this exceptional soldier not only undergoing the greatest transformation in its history.
discusses working with some of the army’s most influential
and colourful leaders but also the many junior officers who EAGLE AND IRON CROSS
helped him develop his leadership skills.
American and German Combat Effectiveness
THE SECRET HISTORY OF RDX in World War II
Thomas E. Nutter
The Super-Explosive that Helped Win
World War II Feb 2018 304pp
Colin F. Baxter 9780786493913 Paperback £42.95 / €49.00

Apr 2018 180pp, 25 b&w photos Objectivity is a virtue admired and expected in both judges
9780813175287 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00 and historians. Regrettably, however, in the writing of
history it is sometimes neither desired nor sought. Eagle and
For full details of this title, see page 9. Iron Cross presents a nuanced analysis of the comparative
combat effectiveness of the US and German armed forces
THUNDER IN THE ARGONNE in the Second World War, relying on a balanced and detailed
consideration of new evidence.
A New History of America’s Greatest Battle
Douglas V. Mastriano THE EARLY AIR WAR IN THE PACIFIC

May 2018 430pp, 85 b&w photos, 28 maps Ten Months That Changed the Course of
9780813175553 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00 World War II
Battles and Campaigns Ralph F. Wetterhahn

Offers the most comprehensive account of the legendary Feb 2018 275pp
Argonne campaign to date. Not only does the author 9781476669977 Paperback £38.50 / €43.00
provide American, French, and British perspectives on the
offensive, but he also offers - for the first time in English - the During the first 10 months of the war in the Pacific, Japan
German view. Mastriano presents a balanced analysis of achieved air supremacy with its carrier and land-based forces.
successes and failures at all levels of command, while also After major setbacks at Midway and at Guadalcanal, the
illuminating acts of heroism. empire’s expansion stalled, in part due to flaws in aircraft
design, strategy and command. This book offers a fresh
McFarland analysis of the air war in the Pacific during the early phases of
World War II.
THE 31ST INFANTRY REGIMENT
FIREBASE TAN TRU
A History of “America’s Foreign Legion”
in Peace and War Memoir of an Artilleryman in the Mekong
31st Infantry Regiment Association Delta, 1969-1970
Walter F. McDermott
May 2018 293pp
9781476669090 Paperback £42.95 / €49.00 Apr 2018 164pp
9781476668529 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00
Formed in 1916, the US Army 31st Infantry Regiment -
known as the Polar Bears - has fought in virtually every war What was it like to live through the only war America lost
in modern American history. This richly illustrated chronicle in the twentieth century? Firebase Tan Tru answers that
of the regiment’s century of combat service covers their question by describing one man’s adventures fighting in
exploits on battlefields from Manila to Siberia, along with Vietnam’s Mekong Delta during the peak of the war in 1969.
their survival during the Bataan Death March and the years of A unique feature of this story is that it focuses upon that rare
brutal captivity that followed. enlisted man who was already a college graduate.

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THE LAST DAYS OF THE UNITED Naval Institute Press
STATES ASIATIC FLEET
21ST CENTURY POWER
The Fates of the Ships and Those Aboard,
December 8, 1941-February 5, 1942 Strategic Superiority for the Modern Era
Greg H. Williams Edited by Brent D. Ziarnick

Apr 2018 272pp Apr 2018 192pp
9781476672489 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00 9781682473139 Paperback £19.50 / €22.00
21st Century Foundations Series
After Pearl Harbor, the American sailors of the fabled Asiatic
Fleet were abandoned by Washington and left to conduct Uses the 21st Century Foundations Series format to re-
a war solely on their own, isolated from the rest of the fleet. introduce to the military community the writings of General
This is the first book that looks behind the scenes through Thomas S. Power, the third Commander in-Chief of the
the writings of war correspondents and concentrates on the Strategic Air Command. His unappreciated works contain
sailors who were on the ships. many insights into military topics such as technology and
arms races, the nature of deterrence, the military utility of
THE TRUTH FINDERS OF DACHAU space, and others.

The U.S. Army 7708 War Crimes Group, ALWAYS AT WAR
1945–1947
John J. Dunphy Organizational Culture in Strategic Air
Command, 1946–62
Jul 2018 146pp Melvin G. Deaile
9781476674742 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
Apr 2018 320pp
The US Army 7708 War Crimes Group investigated atrocities 9781682472484 Hardback £30.50 / €35.00
committed in Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe during Transforming War
World War II. These young Americans - many barely out
of their teens - gathered evidence, interviewed witnesses, Tells the story of Strategic Air Command (SAC) during
apprehended suspects and prosecuted defendants at trials the early decades of the Cold War. This is more than a
held at Dachau. This book tells the story of the WCG. simple history; the book describes how an organisation
dominated by World War II experienced airmen developed a
University Press of Mississippi unique culture.

THE 10 CENT WAR AMERICAN SEA POWER IN THE
OLD WORLD
Comic Books, Propaganda, and World War II
Edited by Trischa Goodnow & James J. Kimble The United States Navy in European and
Near Eastern Waters, 1865-1917
Apr 2018 240pp William N. Still Jr
9781496818485 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00
May 2018 304pp
One of the most overlooked aspects of the Allied war effort 9781591146186 Paperback £21.95 / €25.00
involved a surprising initiative - comic book propaganda.
The 10 Cent War presents a riveting analysis of how different Studies the deployment of US naval vessels in European and
types of comic books and comic book characters supplied Near Eastern waters from the end of the American Civil War
reasons and means to support the war. until the United States declared war in April 1917.

BEYOND THE BEACH

The Allied War Against France
Stephen Alan Bourque

Apr 2018 352pp
9781612518732 Hardback £30.50 / €35.00
History of Military Aviation

Examines the Allied air war against France, especially from
April through June 1944. During this period, General Dwight
David Eisenhower, as Allied Supreme Commander, took
control of all American, British, and Canadian air units,
including the heavy bombers of RAF Bomber Command and
the United States Army Strategic Air Forces

MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES 13

BRITISH WARSHIP THE DECLINE OF EUROPEAN
RECOGNITION: THE PERKINS NAVAL FORCES
IDENTIFICATION ALBUMS
Challenges to Sea Power in an Age of Fiscal
Richard Perkins & Andrew Choong Austerity and Political Uncertainty
Volume V: Destroyers, Torpedo Boats and Jeremy Stöhs
Coastal Forces, 1876-1939
Feb 2018 312pp, 500 colour illustrations Mar 2018 320pp
9781526711120 Hardback £73.95 / €83.00 9781682473085 Hardback £32.50 / €36.00

Volume VI: Submarines, Gunboats, For full details of this title, see page 9.
Sloops and Minesweepers, 1860-1939
THE FREE SEA
Mar 2018 368pp, 500 colour illustrations
9781526711168 Hardback £73.95 / €83.00 The American Fight for Freedom
of Navigation
The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form James Kraska & Raul Pedrozo
one of the most detailed studies ever undertaken of
the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships. As Jun 2018 432pp
a result of collaboration with the National Maritime 9781682471166 Hardback £34.95 / €39.00
Museum, the publication of this monumental work in
a superbly produced multi-volume edition captures all Explores the major episodes in American history affecting
the qualities of the original. US freedom of navigation. Beginning with the Quasi-War
with France in 1798, the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812
COMBAT AT CLOSE QUARTERS in the early 19th century, the struggle for freedom of the
seas was the first major foreign policy challenge facing the
An Illustrated History of the U.S. Navy in United States.
the Vietnam War
Edward J. Marolda LEARNING WAR

Apr 2018 336pp The Evolution of Fighting Doctrine in the
9781682471951 Hardback £34.95 / €39.00 U.S. Navy, 1898-1945
Trent Hone
Presents the work of five renowned historians who describe
and interpret the US Navy’s major combat operations Jun 2018 400pp
in Southeast Asia, including the Rolling Thunder and 9781682472934 Hardback £30.50 / €35.00
Linebacker strikes against North Vietnam, the river war
in South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, and the intelligence Examines the US Navy’s doctrinal development throughout
campaign. This concise, eminently readable test is the 1898-1945 period and explains why it was so successful
complemented with over 200 images. at embracing change. The book draws profoundly important
conclusions that give new insight, not only into how the
Navy succeeded in becoming the best, but also into how
modern organisations can exploit today’s rapid technological
and social changes in their pursuit of success.

OTTO KRETSCHMER

The Life of Germany’s Highest Scoring
U-Boat Commander
Lawrence Patterson

May 2018 288pp
9781784381929 Hardback £34.95 / €39.00

Otto Kretschmer was only in combat from September 1939
until March 1941 but was Germany’s highest-scoring U-boat
commander sinking 47 ships totaling 274,333 tons. This
definitive work details his personal story and the political
backdrop from his earliest days.

14 MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES

PROGRESSIVES IN NAVY BLUE The University of North Carolina Press

Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and DENG XIAOPING’S LONG WAR
the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity,
1873-1898 The Military Conflict Between China and
Scott Mobley Vietnam, 1979-1991
Xiaoming Zhang
May 2018 432pp
9781682471937 Hardback £30.50 / €35.00 Feb 2018 296pp, 16 halftones, 5 maps
9781469642345 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00
Examines how intellectual and institutional developments The New Cold War History
transformed the US Navy from 1873 to 1898. These dates The surprise Chinese invasion of Vietnam in 1979 shocked
bracket a dynamic quarter-century during which Americans the international community. In this groundbreaking
witnessed their navy transform from a modest imperial book, Xiaoming Zhang traces the roots of the conflict to
constabulary into a powerful mechanized force designed the historic relationship between the peoples of China and
principally for national defence. Vietnam, the ongoing Sino-Soviet dispute, and Chinese
leader Deng Xiaoping’s desire to modernize his country.
RED STAR OVER THE PACIFIC
TO MASTER THE BOUNDLESS SEA
China’s Rise and the Challenge to
U.S. Maritime Strategy The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and
Toshi Yoshihara & James R. Holmes the Cartography of Empire
Jason W. Smith
Sep 2018 320pp
9781682472187 Hardback £32.50 / €36.00 Apr 2018 272pp, 20 halftones
9781469640440 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00
Combining a close knowledge of Asia and an ability Tells the story of the rise of the US Navy and the emergence
to tap Chinese-language sources with naval combat of American ocean empire through its struggle to control
experience and expertise in sea-power theory, the nature. In vividly told sketches of exploration, naval officers,
authors assess how the rise of Chinese sea power will war, and the ocean environment, Jason Smith draws
affect U.S. maritime strategy in Asia. together insights from environmental, maritime, military,
and naval history, and the history of science and cartography.
U.S. SUBMARINES SINCE 1945
Rutgers University Press
An Illustrated Design History,
Revised Edition AT WAR
Norman Friedman
The Military and American Culture in the
Aug 2018 320pp Twentieth Century and Beyond
9781591145998 Hardback £73.95 / €83.00 Edited by David Kieran & Edwin A. Martini

Offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes Feb 2018 256pp, 19 colour images,12 b&w photos
of the principal US combatant types. The book is fully 9780813584300 Paperback £26.50 / €31.00
illustrated with deck plans, outboard profiles, sketches from 9780813584317 Hardback £71.95 / €82.00
major design studies, and numerous detailed photographs. War Culture
The appendixes contain a wealth of information on ship For full details of this title, see page 9.
characteristics and equipment.

WOMEN AT WAR

Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of
Jhansi Regiment
Vera Hildebrand

Mar 2018 340pp
9781682473153 Hardback £26.50 / €30.00

Among the more improbable events of the Asia-Pacific
Theater in World War II was the creation in Singapore in
1943 of a corps of female Indian combat soldiers, the Rani
of Jhansi Regiment. Until now the history of these brave
women soldiers is little known, their extraordinary service
largely unexplored.

MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES 15

CULTURES OF WAR IN Southern Illinois University Press
GRAPHIC NOVELS
THE DECISION WAS ALWAYS MY OWN
Violence, Trauma, and Memory
Edited by Tatiana Prorokova & Nimrod Tal Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
Timothy B. Smith
Mar 2018 230pp, 33 colour photos
9780813590950 Paperback £22.95 / €26.00 Jul 2018 272pp, 28 illustrations
9780813590967 Hardback £71.95 / €82.00 9780809336661 Hardback £32.95 / €37.00
The Vicksburg Campaign, argues Timothy B. Smith, is the
Examines the representation of small-scale and often showcase of Ulysses S. Grant’s military genius. Showing how
less acknowledged conflicts from around the world and and why Grant became such a successful general, Smith
throughout history. The book explores the multi-layered presents a fast-paced reexamination of the commander
relation between the graphic novel as a popular medium and and the campaign. His analysis of Grant’s decision-making
war as a pivotal recurring experience in human history. process details the process of campaigning on military,
political, administrative, and personal levels.
DESTRUCTIVE SUBLIME
University of Virginia Press
World War II in American Film and Media
Tanine Allison THOMAS JEFFERSON’S
MILITARY ACADEMY
May 2018 250pp, 11 colour, 30 b&w illustrations
9780813597485 Paperback £22.95 / €26.00 Founding West Point
9780813597492 Hardback £71.95 / €82.00 Edited by Robert M. S. McDonald
War Culture
Dec 2017 272pp, 2 b&w illustrations
Traces a new aesthetic history of the World War II combat 9780813941011 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00
genre by looking back at it through the lens of contemporary Jeffersonian America
video games. Tanine Allison locates some of video games’ Why did Thomas Jefferson, who claimed to abhor war and
glorification of violence, disruptive audiovisual style, and fear standing armies, in 1802 establish the United States
bodily sensation in even the most canonical and seemingly Military Academy? Thomas Jefferson’s Military Academy is
conservative films of the genre. the most comprehensive treatment to date of the origins,
purposes, and legacies of Jefferson’s school on the cliffs
THROUGH THE CROSSHAIRS above the Hudson River.

War, Visual Culture, and the Weaponized Gaze
Roger Stahl

Apr 2018 277pp
9780813585253 Paperback £21.50 / €25.00
9780813585260 Hardback £71.95 / €82.00
War Culture

Now that it has become so commonplace, we rarely blink an
eye at camera footage framed by the crosshairs of a sniper’s
gun or from the perspective of a descending smart bomb.
But how did this weaponized gaze become the norm for
depicting war, and how has it influenced public perceptions?
Through the Crosshairs traces the genealogy of this weapon’s-
eye view across a wide range of genres.

16 MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES

BESTSELLERS

University Press of Kansas

TO THE GATES OF STALINGRAD ENDGAME AT STALINGRAD

Volume 1, The Stalingrad Trilogy, Volume 3, The Stalingrad Trilogy,
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Offers the definitive account - the “ground truth”
Provides an account of the opening phase of this iconic to counter a half-century’s worth of myth and
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ARMAGEDDON IN STALINGRAD
Volume 3, The Stalingrad Trilogy,
Volume 2, The Stalingrad Trilogy, Book Two: December 1942-January 1943
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David M. Glantz
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Drawing on materials previously unavailable or believed
This title looks at this most iconic military campaign of lost, David Glantz gives a closely observed account of the
the Eastern Front and Hitler’s first great strategic defeat. final ten weeks of Germany’s ill-fated Stalingrad campaign.

COMPANION TO ENDGAME
AT STALINGRAD

David M. Glantz
Apr 2014 840pp, 54 maps
9780700619566 Hardback £64.95 / €80.00
Modern War Studies

Contains extensive records from the combat journal of the
German Sixth Army, which were only recently rediscovered
and published, and a vast amount of newly released Soviet
and Russian archival material.

THE BATTLE FOR BELORUSSIA THE ROOTS OF BLITZKRIEG

The Red Army’s Forgotten Campaign of Hans von Seeckt and German Military Reform
October 1943 - April 1944 James S. Corum
David M. Glantz
1992 276pp, 32 photos
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Traces the crucial transformations in military tactical doctrine,
Continuing his magisterial account of the Eastern Front organisation and training that laid the foundations for the
campaigns, David M. Glantz focuses here on the Red Army’s Nazi Blitzkrieg.
operations from the fall of 1943 to April 1944.

MILITARY HISTORY & WAR STUDIES 17

FROM VICTORY TO STALEMATE STOPPING THE PANZERS

The Western Front, Summer 1944 The Untold Story of D-Day
Decisive and Indecisive Military Marc Milner
Operations, Volume 1
Charles J. Dick 2014 400pp, 56 photos, 9 maps
9780700620036 Hardback £39.50 / €46.00
2016 456pp, 14 maps Modern War Studies
9780700622931 Hardback £39.95 / €45.00 In the narrative of D-Day the Canadians figure chiefly - if at all
Modern War Studies - as an ineffective force bungling their part in the early phase
of Operation Overlord. The reality is quite another story. The
FROM DEFEAT TO VICTORY Canadians’job was to stop the Panzers - which, as this book
finally makes clear, is precisely what they did.
The Eastern Front, Summer 1944 Decisive
and Indecisive Military Operations, McFarland
Volume 2
Charles J. Dick SURVIVAL AT STALAG IVB

2016 416pp, 8 maps Soldiers and Airmen Remember Germany’s
9780700622955 Hardback £39.95 / €45.00 Largest POW Camp of World War II
Modern War Studies Tony Vercoe

Writing a study of operations on first the Western then 2006 212pp, 60 photos, glossary
Eastern Front, military analyst C.J. Dick offers rare insight 9780786424047 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
into the strengths and weaknesses of generalship on This historical chronicle evokes the heartbreaking reality of
both fronts. day-to-day life in Stalag IVB, with firsthand accounts by the
author and other veterans of the camp.
THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE
GREAT WAR VAUBAN AND THE FRENCH MILITARY
UNDER LOUIS XIV
The Eastern Front, 1914-1917
David R. Stone An Illustrated History of Fortifications
and Strategies
2015 368pp, 20 photos, 15 maps Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage
9780700620951 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00
Modern War Studies 2009 300pp, 324 photos
9780786444014 Paperback £38.50 / €43.00
A thorough history of the Russian front during the First A man of genuine inventiveness, versatility and reformist
World War, this book corrects widespread misperceptions of ideas, Marshal Sebastien Le Preste de Vauban built a
the Russian Army and the war in the east even as it extends formidable ring of fortresses to protect Franc’s national
our understanding of the broader conflict. frontiers. This book tells the story of Vauban’s career,
revealing his influences in France and other nations.
STOPPED AT
STALINGRAD Naval Institute Press

Luftwaffe and Hitler’s AIRPOWER APPLIED
Defeat in the East,
1942-1943 U.S., NATO, and Israeli Combat Experience
Joel Hayward Edited by John Andreas Olsen

1998 398pp, 35 photos, 7 maps 2017 416pp
9780700611461 Paperback 9781682470756 Hardback £43.50 / €49.00
£23.95 / €27.00 History of Military Aviation
Modern War Studies Through a critical examination of twenty-nine case studies,
the book offers perspectives on the political purpose,
Chronicles Luftwaffe operations strategic meaning, and military importance of airpower.
during Operation Blau, a campaign designed to protect Nazi
oilfields in Romania while securing new ones in the Caucasus.

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AIRPOWER REBORN Pentagon Press

The Strategic Concepts of John Warden and EISENHOWER
John Boyd
Edited by John Andreas Olsen Soldier-Statesman of the American Century
Douglas Kinnard
2015 288pp, 12 b&w illustrations
9781612518046 Hardback £43.50 / €49.00 2009 145pp
History of Military Aviation
9788182744233 Hardback  £17.50 / €21.00
Offers a conceptual approach to warfare that emphasizes Describes Eisenhower’s rise through the ranks of the
airpower’s unique capability to achieve strategic effects. peacetime Army of the 1920s and 1930s, recognition of his
abilities by such leaders as Douglas MacArthur and George
THE BLITZKRIEG LEGEND C. Marshall, his ‘great Crusade’in Europe during World War II,
and his two terms in the Oval Office.
The 1940 Campaign in the West
Karl-Heinz Frieser HINDENBURG

2013 536pp Icon of German Militarism
9781591142959 Paperback £33.95 / €38.00 William J. Astore & Dennis E. Showalter

Karl-Heinz Frieser’s account provides the definitive 2009 133pp
explanation for Germany’s startling success and the equally 9788182744295 Hardback £17.50 / €21.00
surprising and rapid military collapse of France and Britain on
the European continent. With his victory over the Russian army at the battle of
Tannenberg in August 1914, Paul von Hindenburg became a
NAVAL OPERATIONS ANALYSIS German national hero. By 1916, however, his reputation for
decisive victory had translated into near dictatorial powers.
Third Edition This book examines his life and career
Edited by Daniel R. Wagner, W. Charles Mylander &
Thomas J. Sanders MONTGOMERY

2002 421pp D-Day Commander
9781591149507 Paperback £36.50 / €41.00 Nigel Hamilton

Covers the basic analytical developments in naval search and 2009 160pp
detection theory over the last fifty years. This book covers 9788182744271 Hardback £17.50 / €21.00
analytical decision-making, simulation techniques, and
models used in determining the probability of detection. Follows Montgomery’s military career from his cadet days
and service in World War I to his great victories of World War
ON TACTICS II to his time as chief of the Imperial General Staff and his
outspoken and controversial views later in life on apartheid
A Theory of Victory in Battle and communism.
B.A. Friedman
The University of North Carolina Press
2017 256pp
9781682471630 Hardback £26.50 / €30.00 ARC OF EMPIRE

This book is intended to be the remedy to the chaotic America’s Wars in Asia from the Philippines
and thus far unformed realm of tactical theory. Part one to Vietnam
establishes a tactical system meant to replace the Principles Michael H. Hunt & Steven I. Levine
of War checklist. Part two explores concepts with which the
tactician must be familiar. Part three examines implications 2014 352pp
of the presented tactical systems to other issues in 9781469613925 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00
strategic studies.
Follows the long arc of conflict across seventy-five years
PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL from the Philippines through Japan and Korea to Vietnam,
WEAPON SYSTEMS tracing along the way American ambition, ascendance, and
ultimate defeat.
Edited by Craig M. Payne
2010 412pp
9781591146674 Hardback £62.50 / €71.00

Provides an introduction to the underlying science and
engineering of weapons used in the naval service. The
philosophy used in the material is that individual weapons
come and go, but the principles of their operation largely
remain the same.

GENERAL / WORLD HISTORY 19

GENERAL / WORLD HISTORY Cognella Academic Publishing

HIGHLIGHT BECOMING CIVILIZED?

FROM A History of the Western World to 1600
GUTENBERG Graham Wrightson
TO GOOGLE
Feb 2018 502pp
The History of 9781516514700 Paperback £89.95 / €102.00
Our Future
Tom Wheeler Traces the history of the western world through primary
sources that reveal to readers what each society or culture
Network revolutions of thought of as civilized behaviour or a civilized way of life.
the past have shaped the present and set the stage
for the revolution we are experiencing today. In this RACE AND RACISM IN THE WEST
fascinating book, Tom Wheeler brings to life the two
great network revolutions of the past and uses them Crusades to the Present, Third Edition
to help put in perspective the confusion, uncertainty, Edited by Paul Sweeney
and even excitement most people face today.
Brookings Institution Press Jan 2018 348pp
9781516518623 Paperback £119.00 / €135.00
HIGHLIGHT
Addresses some of the western hemisphere’s historical
FINDING attitudes about racial identity. These include the concept
EINSTEIN’S of white privilege, the presence of paternalism, and the
BRAIN medieval origins of racialization based on blood in Spain.

Frederick E. Lepore The University of Georgia Press

Albert Einstein remains THE GOLDEN AGE OF PIRACY
the quintessential icon
of modern genius. The Rise, Fall, and Enduring Popularity
Following his death in 1955, Einstein’s brain was of Pirates
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Rutgers University Press
Shrouded by myth and hidden by Hollywood, the real
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how governments battled piracy, and when and why
piracy declined.

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WMD NONPROLIFERATION

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Explores the emergence of international cooperation beyond
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nonproliferation regime complex fit together.

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THE MULATTA THIS IS WHO WE WERE: IN THE 2000S
CONCUBINE
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modern political flashpoints that arise from change.

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University of Pittsburgh Press NOTORIOUS LIVES

EXPLORING APOCALYPTICA Second Edition
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This study encompasses the process of colonization
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twentieth century.

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University of Michigan Press EUROPEAN HISTORY

A CROOKED LINE UK & IRELAND

From Cultural History to the History HIGHLIGHT
of Society
Geoff Eley REMEMBERING
THE TROUBLES
2005 288pp
9780472069040 Paperback £25.95 / €29.00 Contesting the
Recent Past in
Geoff Eley tracks the evolution of historical understanding in Northern Ireland
our time from social history through the so-called “cultural Edited by Jim Smyth
turn”, and back again to a broad history of society.
These collected essays,
The University of North Carolina Press by experts in Irish and British history, politics, and
international studies, explore the ways in which
CAPITALISM & SLAVERY competing “social”or “collective memories”of the
Northern Ireland “Troubles”continue to shape the
Eric Williams post-conflict political landscape.
1994 307pp University of Notre Dame Press
9780807844885 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
HIGHLIGHT
Slavery helped finance the Industrial Revolution in England.
Plantation owners, shipbuilders, and merchants accumulated KEW
vast fortunes and expanded the reach of capitalism OBSERVATORY
worldwide. Eric Williams advanced these ideas in Capitalism AND THE
and Slavery, first published in 1944. EVOLUTION
OF VICTORIAN
NATIONALISM IN EUROPE SCIENCE,
AND AMERICA 1840–1910

Politics, Cultures, and Identities Since 1775 Lee T. Macdonald
Lloyd S. Kramer
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
2011 272pp Explores the extraordinary story of this important
9780807872000 Paperback £30.95 / €35.00 scientific institution as it rose to prominence during
the Victorian era. This book offers fresh new insights
Analyses the multiple historical contexts and intellectual into key historical issues in nineteenth-century
themes that have shaped modern nationalist cultures, science: the patronage of science; relations between
including the political claims for national sovereignty, the science and government; the evolution of the
emergence of nationalist narratives in historical writing, and observatory sciences; and the origins and early years
the fusion of nationalism and religion. of the National Physical Laboratory.
University of Pittsburgh Press
WINNING THE THIRD WORLD

Sino-American Rivalry During the Cold War
Gregg A. Brazinsky

2017 448pp, 8 halftones
9781469631707 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00
The New Cold War History
Presenting a detailed narrative of the diplomatic,
economic, and cultural competition between Beijing and
Washington, Brazinsky offers an important new window
for understanding the impact of the Cold War on the
Third World.

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The Catholic University of America Press THE TWO WALTER RALEIGHS

THE PRIEST WHO PUT EUROPE Famous Father, Rebellious Son and a
BACK TOGETHER Shared Tragedy
Fred B. Tromly
The Life of Rev. Fabian Flynn, CP
Sean Brennan Jul 2018 190pp
9781476672403 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
Aug 2018 277pp
9780813230177 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00 Sir Walter Raleigh’s many biographers have given little
Philip Fabian Flynn led a remarkable life, bearing witness to attention to his relationship with his son Wat (Walter).
some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century. Yet Raleigh’s bond with his son was perhaps the most
Flynn took part in the invasions of Sicily and Normandy, the enduring commitment of his restless life, and his attempts
Battle of Aachen, acted as confessor to Nazi War Criminals, to aid the increasingly troubled and violent young man had
and assisted Hungarian revolutionaries on the streets of tragic consequences.
Budapest. The Priest Who Put Europe Back Together tells the
story of this fascinating life. University of Notre Dame Press

University of Massachusetts Press THE COMING OF THE CELTS, AD 1860

EXHIBITING SCOTLAND Celtic Nationalism in Ireland and Wales
Caoimhín De Barra
Objects, Identity, and the National Museum
Alima Bucciantini Mar 2018 378pp
9780268103378 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
Aug 2018 392pp, 9 b&w photos
9781625343291 Paperback £36.50 / €41.00 Who are the Celts, and what does it mean to be Celtic? In this
9781625343284 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00 book, Caoimhín De Barra focuses on nationalists in Ireland
Public History in Historical Perspective and Wales between 1860 and 1925, a time period when
To preserve Scotland’s unique antiquities and natural people in these countries came to identify themselves as
specimens, a Scottish earl founded the Society of Antiquaries Celts. De Barra examines Ireland and Wales because, of the six
of Scotland in 1780. Now numbering twelve million objects, Celtic nations, these two were the furthest apart in terms of
these collections formed the foundation for what eventually their linguistic, religious, and socioeconomic differences.
became the National Museum of Scotland. Alima Bucciantini
traces how these collections have helped tell the changing GHOSTS OF THE SOMME
stories of this country for centuries.
Commemoration and Culture War in
McFarland Northern Ireland
Jonathan Evershed
INFORMERS IN 20TH
CENTURY IRELAND May 2018 300pp
9780268103859 Hardback £52.50 / €59.00
The Costs of Betrayal
Angela Duffy Drawing on two years of ethnographic fieldwork conducted
in Belfast, Jonathan Evershed explores Ulster Loyalist
Apr 2018 220pp commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, its conflicted
9781476673295 Paperback £52.50 / €59.00 politics, and its confrontation with official commemorative
Informers have been a characteristic of all the periods of discourse and practice during the Decade of Centenaries.
unrest in Ireland, but, apart from Tudor times, were never
really an organised phenomenon until the 20th century.
This account provides a history of the gradual development
of informing via a series of case studies, illustrating differing
events across the span of both the century and the country.

EUROPEAN HISTORY • UK & IRELAND 25

University of Pittsburgh Press Wayne State University Press

DOMESTICATING ELECTRICITY WHITECHAPEL NOISE

Technology, Uncertainty and Gender, Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and
1880–1914 Verse, London 1884-1914
Graeme Gooday Vivi Lacks

Feb 2018 304pp May 2018 312pp, 40 b&w Images
9780822965299 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00 9780814343555 Paperback £31.50 / €36.00
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century 9780814344880 Hardback £81.95 / €92.00
Archive material from the London Yiddish press, songbooks,
Offers an innovative and original socio-cultural study of the and satirical writing offers a window into an untold cultural
history of electricity during the late Victorian and Edward life of the Yiddish East End. Whitechapel Noise positions
periods. Gooday shows how technology, authority and London’s Yiddish popular culture in historical perspective
gender interacted in pre-World War I Britain. within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics,
and music-hall culture, and shows its relationship to the
HISTORICIZING HUMANS transnational Yiddish-speaking world.

Deep Time, Evolution, and Race in BESTSELLERS
Nineteenth-Century British Sciences
Edited by Efram Sera-Shriar Broadview Press

May 2018 320pp, 13 b&w Illustrations THE HISTORY OF THE KINGS
9780822945291 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00 OF BRITAIN
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Geoffrey of Monmouth
Takes a critical approach to nineteenth-century human Edited by Michael A. Faletra
history, as the contributors consider how these histories 2007 307pp
were shaped by the colonial world, and for various scientific, 9781551116396 Paperback £14.95 / €17.00
religious, and sociopolitical purposes. This volume highlights Broadview Editions
the underlying questions and shared assumptions that Narrates a linear history of pre-Saxon Britain, from its
emerged as various human developmental theories founding by Trojan exiles to the loss of native British (Celtic)
competed for dominance throughout the British Empire. sovereignty in the face of Germanic invaders.

JAMES WATT, CHEMIST The University of North Carolina Press

Understanding the Origins of the Steam Age MORAL CAPITAL
David Philip Miller
Foundations of British Abolitionism
Feb 2018 256pp Christopher Leslie Brown
9780822965305 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century 2006 496pp
9780807856987 Paperback £35.95 / €41.00
In the Victorian era, James Watt became an iconic engineer, Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American
but in his own time he was also an influential chemist. Miller History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
examines Watt’s illustrious engineering career in light of his Revisiting the origins of the British antislavery movement of
parallel interest in chemistry, arguing that Watt’s conception the late eighteenth century, this book challenges scholarly
of steam engineering relied upon chemical understandings. arguments that locate the roots of abolitionism in economic
determinism or bourgeois humanitarianism.
KEW OBSERVATORY AND THE
EVOLUTION OF VICTORIAN SCIENCE,
1840–1910

Lee T. Macdonald
Jun 2018 336pp, 11 b&w Illustrations
9780822945260 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century

For full details of this title, see page 23.

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University of Notre Dame Press CONTINENTAL EUROPE

REMEMBERING THE TROUBLES HIGHLIGHT

Contesting the Recent Past in JOURNEY
Northern Ireland INTO EUROPE
Edited by Jim Smyth
Islam,
2017 216pp, 8 halftones Immigration,
9780268101749 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00 and Identity
For full details of this title, see page 23. Akbar Ahmed

Rutgers University Press

BLACK VICTORIANS/ Offers a richly detailed,
BLACK VICTORIANA and clear-eyed
exploration of Islam in Europe and the place of Islam
Gretchen Gerzina in European history and civilization. Along with
2003 240pp, 23 illustrations an analysis of what has gone wrong and why, this
9780813532158 Paperback £23.50 / €27.00 urgent, unprecedented study, the fourth in a quartet
of studies examining relations between the West
Contributors to the book look at the ways blacks were and the Muslim world, features recommendations
represented in popular culture of the time and also at their for promoting integration and pluralism in the
lives as they experienced them - as workers, travellers, twenty-first century.
lecturers, performers and professionals. Brookings Institution Press

ENGLISH SOCIETY HIGHLIGHT

1580-1680 PEACEMAKERS
Keith Wrightson
American
2003 288pp Leadership
9780813532882 Paperback £24.95 / €28.00 and the End
of Genocide in
Brings together the results of recent historiography, together the Balkans
with much original research by the author, to provide a James W. Pardew
fascinating picture of society and social change in the period.
Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
The University of Wisconsin Press The wars that accompanied the breakup of
Yugoslavia in the 1990s were the deadliest European
AN IRISH-SPEAKING ISLAND conflicts since World War II. The violence escalated
to the point of genocide. Peacemakers is the first
State, Religion, Community, and the inclusive history of the successful multilateral
Linguistic Landscape in Ireland, 1770–1870 intervention in the Balkans from 1995-2008 by
Nicholas M. Wolf an official directly involved in the diplomatic and
military responses to the crises.
2014 416pp, 6 tables The University Press of Kentucky
9780299302740 Paperback £30.50 / €35.00
History of Ireland & the Irish Diaspora

After 1770, Ireland experienced the establishment of
modern forms of Irish Catholicism, new engagement by
the public with the political process, and the growth of
the modern state. This book investigates the role in these
developments on the population who spoke Irish in their
daily lives.

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HIGHLIGHT The Catholic University of America Press

PUTINOMICS THE STANDARD BEARER OF THE
ROMAN CHURCH
Power and
Money in Lawrence of Brindisi and Capuchin Missions
Resurgent Russia in the Holy Roman Empire (1599-1613)
Chris Miller Andrew J.G. Drenas

When Vladimir Putin first Aug 2018 277pp
took power in 1999, he 9780813230252 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00
was a little-known figure
ruling a country that was reeling from a decade and Examines the missionary work of the early modern Capuchin
a half of crisis. In the years since, he has reestablished friar, and doctor of the Church, Lawrence of Brindisi.
Russia as a great power. In this new analysis of Putin’s Renowned in his own day as a preacher, Bible scholar,
Russia, Chris Miller examines its economic policy and missionary, chaplain, and diplomat, as well as vicar general
the tools Russia’s elite have used to achieve its goals. of his order, Lawrence led the first organised, papally-
The University of North Carolina Press commissioned Capuchin mission among the non-Catholics
of Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire from 1599 to 1602.
HIGHLIGHT
University of Hawai’i Press
THE STRUGGLE
TO SAVE THE AT THE EDGE OF THE NATION
SOVIET
ECONOMY The Southern Kurils and the Search for
Russia’s National Identity
Mikhail Gorbachev Paul B. Richardson
and the Collapse of
the USSR Jun 2018 288pp, 3 b&w illustrations, 2 maps
Chris Miller 9780824872625 Hardback £64.95 / €73.00
Perspectives on the Global Past
The New Cold War History
Why did the Soviet economy suddenly collapse in the Provides a unique account of how the Southern Kuril
late 1980s, only a few years after Mikhail Gorbachev Islands have shaped the parameters of the Russian state
came to power? Chris Miller shows that although and framed debates on the politics of identity in the post-
Gorbachev and his allies sought to learn from China’s Soviet era. By shifting the debate beyond a proliferation
economic reforms under Deng Xiaoping, their of Eurocentric and Moscow-focused writings, Paul B.
efforts to revitalize Soviet socialism proved much Richardson reveals broad alternatives and possibilities for
less successful. Russian identity in Asia.
The University of North Carolina Press
HAWAI‘I’S RUSSIAN ADVENTURE

A New Look at Old History
Peter R. Mills

Apr 2018 312pp
9780824876654 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00

Seeking to redress the imbalance that exists between the
colonized and the colonizers in Pacific historiography, Peter
Mills examines Fort Elisabeth in Waimea and its place in the
history of Kaua’i under paramount chief Kaumuali’i and in
relation to the expanding kingdom of Kamehameha and
his successors.

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Holy Trinity Publications University Press of Kansas

THE ROMANOVS UNDER IMPERIAL GERMANY AND WAR,
HOUSE ARREST 1871-1918

From the 1917 Diary of a Palace Priest Daniel J. Hughes & Richard L. DiNardo
Afanasy I. Belyaev Apr 2018 752pp
Edited by Marilyn Pfeifer Swezey 9780700626007 Hardback £39.95 / €45.00
An in-depth, finely detailed portrait of the
Mar 2018 136pp German Army from its greatest victory in 1871 to its final
9780884654544 Hardback £26.50 / €30.00 collapse in 1918, this volume offers the most comprehensive
account ever given of one of the critical pillars of the German
Archpriest Afanasy Belyaev served as priest and confessor to Empire - and a chief architect of the military and political
the family of Tsar Nicholas II. These selected excerpts from realities of late nineteenth-century Europe.
the chaplain’s diary open a window into the souls of the now
sainted Royal Family and the struggles endured in their first The University Press of Kentucky
five months of confinement following the abdication of
Nicholas II in early 1917. PEACEMAKERS

Hoover Institution Press American Leadership and the End of
Genocide in the Balkans
THE LAST EMPIRE James W. Pardew

Nationality and the Soviet Future Jan 2018 370pp, 32 b&w photos, 6 maps
Robert Conquest 9780813174358 Hardback £29.50 / €33.00
Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
Jan 2018 406pp For full details of this title, see page 26.
9780817982522 Paperback £8.95 / €10.00
University of Manitoba Press
The historical background, the present position, and the
future prospects of both the non-Russian and Russian LAWS OF EARLY ICELAND
peoples are considered in their many aspects in this volume,
as are the manoeuvres of the Communist regime to Gragas II
suppress, appease, or make use of them. Translated by Andrew Dennis & Peter Foote

Independent Institute Feb 2018 472pp
9780887558320 Paperback £45.50 / €51.00
GUN CONTROL IN University of Manitoba Icelandic Series, Vol. 4
NAZI-OCCUPIED FRANCE The laws of mediaeval Iceland provide detailed and
fascinating insight into the society that produced the
Tyranny and Resistance Icelandic sagas. Known collectively as Gragas (Greygoose),
Stephen P. Halbrook this great legal code offers a wealth of information about
early European legal systems and the society of the Middles
Jun 2018 256pp Ages. This first translation of Gragas is in two volumes.
9781598133073 Hardback £25.50 / €29.00

Nazi Germany invaded France in 1940. In every occupied
town, Nazi soldiers demanded that civilians surrender their
firearms or else be shot. Despite the consequences, many
French citizens refused to comply with the order. In Gun
Control in Nazi-Occupied France, Stephen P. Halbrook tells
this story of Nazi repression and the brave French men and
women who refused to surrender to it.

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McFarland University of Michigan Press

CZECHOSLOVAKIA BEHIND WHITE REBELS IN BLACK
THE CURTAIN
German Appropriation of Black
Life, Work and Culture in the Communist Era Popular Culture
Thomas Murphy Priscilla Dionne Layne

Mar 2018 170pp Apr 2018 280pp, 3 illustrations
9781476672809 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00 9780472130801 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00
Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany
During the Cold War, the West tended to paint communism
with a broad brush. Yet culture and geography contributed Analysing literary texts and films, White Rebels in Black
to different forms of communist society in different places. shows how German authors have since the 1950s
Drawing on interviews with nearly 100 former citizens, this appropriated black popular culture, particularly music, to
book describes day-to-day life in the Czechoslovak Socialist distance themselves from the legacy of Nazi Germany,
Republic. Their recollections paint a more complex picture of authoritarianism, and racism, and how such appropriation
the life on the other side of the Iron Curtain. changes over time.

EDITH WHARTON AND MARY The University of North Carolina Press
ROBERTS RINEHART AT THE
WESTERN FRONT, 1915 PUTINOMICS

Ed Klekowski & Libby Klekowski Power and Money in Resurgent Russia
Apr 2018 187pp Chris Miller
9781476667461 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00
Mar 2018 240pp
By 1915, the Western Front was a 450 mile line of trenches, 9781469640662 Hardback £26.95 / €30.00
barbed wire and concrete bunkers. Remarkably, the Allied
command gave two American women, Edith Wharton and For full details of this title, see page 27.
Mary Roberts Rinehart, permission to visit the front and
report on what they saw. Their travels are reconstructed from SHADOW COLD WAR
their own published accounts, Rinehart’s day-by-day notes,
and the writings of other journalists. The Sino-Soviet Competition for the
Third World
THE VISUAL CULTURE OF WOMEN’S Jeremy Friedman
ACTIVISM IN LONDON, PARIS
AND BEYOND Aug 2018 304pp
9781469645520 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00
An Analytical History, 1860 to the Present The New Cold War History
Colleen Denney
The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union
May 2018 138pp during the Cold War has long been understood in a global
9781476671376 Paperback £52.50 / €59.00 context, but Jeremy Friedman’s Shadow Cold War delves
deeper into the era to examine the competition between
Examines the domains of public space and the private, the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China for the
domestic realm and the interstices between them by focusing leadership of the world revolution.
on ways that women enter the public arena while using the
domestic politics of the private one to propel them forward in
their cause for social justice, equality, and citizenship.

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Northwestern University Press IDEALS OF THE BODY

GLOBALIZING RACE Architecture, Urbanism, and Hygiene in
Postrevolutionary Paris
Antisemitism and Empire in French and Sun-Young Park
European Culture
Dorian Bell May 2018 352pp, 11 colour plates, 109 b&w Illustrations
9780822945284 Hardback £47.50 / €54.00
Mar 2018 376pp
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FlashPoints, Vol. 30 a uniquely spatial and urban experience of modernity
in postrevolutionary Paris, one profoundly impacted
Explores how intersections between French antisemitism by hygiene, mobility, productivity, leisure, spectacle,
and imperialism shaped the development of European and technology.
racial thought. Ranging from the African misadventures
of the antisemitic Marquis de Morès to the Parisian METROPOLITAN BELGRADE
novels and newspapers of late nineteenth-century
professional antisemites, Dorian Bell argues that France’s Culture and Class in Interwar Yugoslavia
colonial expansion helped antisemitism take its modern, Jovana Babovic
racializing form.
Jun 2018 208pp, 18 b&w Illustrations
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Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies
New Approaches to an Integrated
History of the Holocaust: Social History, Presents a socio-cultural history of the city as an
Representation, Theory entertainment mecca during the 1920s and 1930s. It
Alexandra Garbarini et al unearths the ordinary and extraordinary leisure activities that
Edited by Alexandra Garbarini & Paul Jaskot captured the attention of urban residents and considers the
broader role of popular culture in interwar society.
Sep 2018 320pp, 22 b&w images
9780810137660 Paperback £38.50 / €43.00 REMEMBERING COLD DAYS
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The Novi Sad Massacre in Hungarian Politics
The social history of the genocide, its representation in and Society
postwar culture, and new theoretical approaches stand at the Arpad von Klimo
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of the war or postwar order. Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies

University of Pittsburgh Press Between three and four thousand civilians, primarily Serbian
and Jewish, were murdered in the Novi Sad massacre of
FROM CITIZENS TO SUBJECTS 1942. This book examines public contentions over the Novi
Sad massacre from its inception in 1942 until the final trial
City, State, and the Enlightenment in in 2011. It demonstrates how attitudes changed over time
Poland, Ukraine and Belarus toward this war crime and the Holocaust through different
Curtis G. Murphy political regimes and in Hungarian society.

Jun 2018 312pp, 3 b&w Illustrations
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Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies

Challenges the common assertion in historiography that
Enlightenment-era centralization and rationalization
brought progress and prosperity to all European states,
arguing instead that centralization failed to improve the
socio-economic position of urban residents in the former
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth over a 100-year period.

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Rutgers University Press University of Virginia Press

CHILD SURVIVORS OF IN THE RED AND IN THE BLACK
THE HOLOCAUST
Debt, Dishonor, and the Law in France
The Youngest Remnant and the Between Revolutions
American Experience Erika Vause
Beth B. Cohen
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Mar 2018 230pp, 5 illustrations 9780813941417 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
9780813596525 Paperback £30.50 / €35.00
9780813584973 Hardback £71.95 / €82.00 Arguing that French Revolutionary and Napoleonic
legislation created a conception of commercial identity that
The majority of European Jewish children alive in 1939 were tied together the debtor’s social, moral, and physical person,
murdered during the Holocaust. Estimates suggest only In the Red and in the Black examines the history of debt
150,000 survived. In the aftermath of the Shoah, efforts by imprisonment and bankruptcy as a means of understanding
American Jews brought several thousand of these survivors the changing logic of commercial debt.
to the US. In volume, historian Beth B. Cohen weaves
together survivor testimonies and archival documents to Wayne State University Press
bring their story to light.
MARKETING
Stephen F. Austin State University Press IDENTITIES

F. PEREZ LOPEZ’S EL MEXICANO The Invention of
Jewish Ethnicity in
Francisco Perez Lopez Ost und West
Apr 2018 120pp David A. Brenner
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but sensitive retelling is a gripping tale of human dignity and Jewish magazine published in Berlin by westernized Jews
one man’s unflagging commitment to justice. originally from Eastern Europe, promoted ethnic identity
to Jewish audiences in Germany and throughout the world.
Vanderbilt University Press Using sophisticated techniques of modern marketing the
editors of this highly successful journal attempted to forge a
THE RISE OF minority consciousness.
EUROSKEPTICISM
THE SHAPING OF JEWISH IDENTITY IN
Europe and its Critics in NINETEENTH CENTURY FRANCE
Spanish Culture
Luis Martin-Estudillo Jay R. Berkovitz
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9780826521941 Hardback
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emancipation and modernization, focusing on the efforts of
Covering from 1915 to the French Jewish leaders to come to terms with the social and
present, this book deals religious implications of modernity. Jay Berkovitz’s emphasis
with the role that artists and on the intellectual history of French Jewry provides a new
intellectuals have played regarding projects of European perspective on a significant chapter of Jewish history.
integration. Consciously or not, they partake of a tradition of
Euroskepticism. Because Euroskepticism is often associated
with the discourse of political elites, its literary and artistic
expressions have gone largely unnoticed. This book
addresses that gap.

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The University of Wisconsin Press HUNGARIAN RELIGION,
ROMANIAN BLOOD
AN ANTI-BOLSHEVIK ALTERNATIVE
A Minority’s Struggle for National
The White Movement and the Civil War in Belonging, 1920-1945
the Russian North R. Chris Davis
Liudmila Novikova
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Amid the rising nationalism and racial politics that
The traditional narrative of the Russian Civil War is one culminated in World War II, European countries wishing to
of revolution against counterrevolution, Bolshevik Reds “purify”their nations often forced unwanted populations
against Tsarist Whites. Liudmila Novikova convincingly to migrate. The targeted minorities had few options, but
demonstrates, however, that the struggle was not between as R. Chris Davis shows, they sometimes used creative
a Communist future and a Tsarist past; instead, it was a tactics to fight back, redefining their identities to serve their
bloody fight among diverse factions of a modernizing own interests.
postrevolutionary state.
THE PARADOX OF AUTHENTICITY
DAYTIME STARS
Folklore Performance in
Olga Berggolts Post-Communist Slovakia
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endured a crushing blockade at the hands of German forces. Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World
Amid the devastation, Olga Berggolts broadcast her poems
on the one remaining radio station. Berggolts wrote her Weaving together personal narrative, ethnographic analysis,
memoir Daytime Stars in the spirit of the thaw after Stalin’s and philosophical reflection, Joseph Grim Feinberg examines
death. In it, she celebrated the ideals of the revolution and the aspirations and difficulties of young folk dance devotees
the heroism of the Soviet people. as they recognise that authenticity is more easily prized
than achieved.
HEINRICH HIMMLER’S
CULTURAL COMMISSIONS PRIMED FOR VIOLENCE

Programmed Plunder in Italy and Yugoslavia Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic
James Dow Politics in Interwar Poland
Paul Brykczynski
May 2018 208pp, 20 b&w illustrations
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9780299307042 Paperback £17.50 / €20.00
Under the direction of Heinrich Himmler’s SS-Ahnenerbe,
folklore became a tool for constructing a unified German In 1922, voters in the newly created Republic of Poland
realm and a manufactured lineage from “pure”Germanic and democratically elected their first president, Gabriel
Nordic blood. Drawing on research in archives and interviews Narutowicz. Within hours, bloody riots erupted in Warsaw,
with family members of fieldworkers, James R. Dow uncovers and within a week the president was assassinated. As Paul
both details of the SS cultural commissions’work and the Brykczynski tells this gripping story, he explores the complex
continuing vestiges of the materials they assembled. role of antisemitism, nationalism, and violence in Polish
politics between the two World Wars.

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TITO AND HIS COMRADES ISI Books

Joe Pirjevec THE MYTH OF THE
May 2018 544pp, 20 b&w illustrations ANDALUSIAN PARADISE
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This landmark biography reveals the life of one of the most Muslims, Christians, and Jews Under Islamic
powerful figures of the Cold War era. Josip Broz (1892-1980), Rule in Medieval Spain
nicknamed Tito, led Yugoslavia for nearly four decades with Dario Fernandez Morera
charisma, cunning, and an iron fist. Joe Pirjevec employs
impressive research from archives in eight languages to offer 2016 336pp
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turbulent times. In this groundbreaking new book, Dario Fernández Morera
tells the full story of Islamic rule in medieval Spain. He shines
BESTSELLERS light on hidden history by drawing on primary sources
that have been ignored, as well as archaeological evidence
recently unearthed.

The University of Georgia Press University of Michigan Press

CONVERSATIONS WITH MILOSEVIC CAROLINGIAN CHRONICLES

Ivor Roberts Royal Frankish Annals and
2016 248pp Nithard’s Histories
9780820349435 Hardback £29.50 / €33.00 Edited by Bernhard Walter Scholz
Offers a first-hand portrayal of the so-called Butcher of the
Balkans, the Serbian president whose ambitions sparked the 1970 248pp, maps
Bosnian conflict. 9780472061860 Paperback £19.50 / €22.00
Ann Arbor Paperbacks
Holmes & Meier Publishers The most comprehensive contemporaneous record of
the rise and fall of the Carolingian Empire.
THE DESTRUCTION OF
EUROPEAN JEWS The University of North Carolina Press

Raoul Hilberg THE ORIGINS OF NAZI GENOCIDE
1985 360pp
9780841909106 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00 From Euthanasia to the Final Solution
Makes accessible for classroom use Raul Hilberg’s landmark Henry Friedlander
account of Germany’s annihilation of Europe’s Jewish
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Tracing the rise of racist and eugenic ideologies in Germany,
this text explores how the Nazi programme of secretly
exterminating the handicapped and disabled evolved into
the systematic destruction of Jews and gypsies.

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THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE THE Southern Illinois University Press
SOVIET ECONOMY
SWEDEN, THE NATION’S HISTORY
Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of
the USSR Franklin D. Scott
Chris Miller 1988 illustrations, maps, portraits
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2016 256pp, 11 charts, 1 table Using a chronological-topical structure, Scott shows how
9781469630175 Hardback £28.50 / €32.00 and why Sweden progressed from times of backwardness
The New Cold War History to an age of military greatness, through two centuries of
For full details of this title, see page 27. cultural development and relapse into poverty followed by a
sudden outburst of productive energy.
Northwestern University Press
Wayne State University Press
TRAP WITH A GREEN FENCE
FROM THINGS LOST
Survival in Treblinka
Richard Glazar Forgotten Letters and the Legacy of
the Holocaust
1995 196pp, illustrations Shirli Gilbert
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of Treblinka and its operations into his evocation of himself An intimate history of the Holocaust that casts new light on
and his fellow prisoners as denizens of an underworld. Glazar our understanding of victimhood and survival.
gives us compelling images of these horrors in a tone that
remains thoughtful but sober, affecting but simple. The University of Wisconsin Press

University of Pittsburgh Press

AUTHORITARIAN RUSSIA FASCISM IN SPAIN, 1923-77

Analyzing Post-Soviet Regime Changes Stanley G. Payne
Vladimir Gel’man 1999 648pp, 48 b&w photographs
9780299165642 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00
2015 184pp
Analyses all the major doctrines, personalities and defining
9780822963684 Paperback £24.95 / €28.00 features of the Spanish fascist movement, from its
Pitt Series in Russian and Eastern European Studies beginnings until the death of General Francisco Franco.

Why and how has the electoral authoritarian regime been REPUBLIC OF EGOS
consolidated in Russia? What are the mechanisms of its
maintenance, and what is its likely future course? This book A Social History of the Spanish Civil War
attempts to answer these basic questions. Michael Seidman

2002 406pp, 10 maps
9780299178642 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00

Rather than examining the major leaders or well-established
political groups during the Spanish Civil War, Michael
Seidman focuses instead on the personal and individual
experiences of the common men and women who were
actors in a struggle that defined a generation and helped to
shape our world.

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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS HIGHLIGHT

NORTH AMERICA HISTORIANS
ON HAMILTON
HIGHLIGHT
How a Blockbuster
JACQUELINE Musical Is
KENNEDY Restaging
America’s Past
First Lady of the Edited by
New Frontier Renee C. Romano &
Barbara A. Perry Claire Bond Potter

In a mere one thousand Brings together a collection of scholars to explain
days, Jacqueline Bouvier the Hamilton phenomenon and explore what it
Kennedy created an entrancing public persona that might mean for our understanding of America’s
has remained intact for nearly forty years. Yet, while history. The contributors examine what the musical
innumerable books have focused on the legends and got right, what it got wrong, and why it matters.
gossip surrounding this charismatic figure, Barbara These short and lively essays examine why Hamilton
Perry’s is the first to focus largely on Kennedy’s became an Obama-era sensation and consider its
White House years, portraying a First Lady far more continued relevance in the age of Trump.
complex and enigmatic than previously perceived. Rutgers University Press
University Press of Kansas
HIGHLIGHT
HIGHLIGHT
PROHIBITION
THE SCREEN GANGSTERS
IS RED
The Rise
Hollywood, and Fall of a
Communism, and Bad Generation
the Cold War Marc Mappen
Bernard F. Dick
Master story teller Marc
Explores Hollywood’s Mappen applies a generational perspective to the
ambivalence toward the gangsters of the Prohibition era - men born in the
former Soviet Union before, during, and after the quarter century span from 1880 to 1905 - who
Cold War. Today the threat is no longer the Soviet came to power with the Eighteenth Amendment.
Union, but international terrorism. Bernard F. Dick Mappen strips way the many myths and legends
argues, however, that the Soviet Union has not lost from television and movies to describe the lives these
its appeal, as evident from the popular and critically gangsters lived and the battles they fought.
acclaimed television series The Americans. More than Rutgers University Press
eighty years later, the screen is still red.
University Press of Mississippi

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The University of Alabama Press MAKING HISTORY

THE ROAD SOUTH A Personal Approach to Modern American
History, Second Edition
Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders Bruce Olav Solheim
B.J. Hollars
Feb 2018 340pp
May 2018 200pp, 10 b&w figures 9781516529186 Paperback £62.95 / €71.00
9780817319809 Hardback £23.95 / €27.00
While much has been written on the Freedom Rides, far This unique text takes a personal approach to American
less has been published about the individual riders. In this history to get readers excited about their own roles in
volume B.J. Hollars sets out on his own journey to meet making history and empower them to make changes for the
them, retracing the historic route and learning the stories of betterment of their country. With its non-traditional take on
as many surviving riders as he could. Throughout the book events and their impacts, Making History is a fresh alternative
these civil rights veterans’poignant, personal stories offer for survey courses in American history and historiography.
timely insights into America’s racial past and hopeful future.
University Press of Florida
Baraka Books
THE FINAL MISSION
THE EINSTEIN FILE
Preserving NASA’s Apollo Sites
The FBI’s Secret War Lisa Westwood, Beth O’Leary & Milford
Against the World’s Wayne Donaldson
Most Famous Scientist,
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Fred Jerome 9780813064741 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00

May 2018 380pp Across the American landscape and on the lunar surface,
9781771861304 Paperback many facilities and landing sites linked to the Apollo
£24.50 / €28.00 program remain unprotected. Some have already crumbled
Einstein arrived in the US in to ruins-silent and abandoned. The Final Mission explores
1933, the year the Nazis rose to these key locations, reframes the footprints and items left
power in Germany. From that on the moon as cultural resources, and calls for the urgent
moment until he died in 1955, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI collected preservation of this space heritage.
“derogatory information”to undermine the renowned
scientist’s influence and destroy his reputation. With material KNOWN FOR MY WORK
accessed under the Freedom of Information Act, Fred
Jerome reveals the depth of, and the reasons for, this massive African American Ethics from Slavery
anti-Einstein campaign. to Freedom
Lynda J. Morgan
Cognella Academic Publishing
Jun 2018 208pp
CAPTURING HISTORY 9780813064697 Paperback £20.95 / €24.00

Brief Readings on America from Discovery Looks beyond slavery’s legacy of racial and economic
to 1877 inequality and counters the idea that slaves were unprepared
Ryan Jordan for freedom. By examining African American social and
intellectual thought, Lynda Morgan highlights how slaves
Feb 2018 228pp built an ethos of “honest labour”and collective humanism.
9781516522941 Paperback £62.95 / €71.00
Combines primary source documents with historical THE PRESIDENT AND AMERICAN
narrative to give readers an engaging account of early CAPITALISM SINCE 1945
American history. A range of writing styles and methods are
featured in 150 small document excerpts on topics ranging Edited by Mark H. Rose & Roger Biles
from demography to economics, politics to foreign policy. Aug 2017 336pp, 10 b&w illustrations
9780813056524 Hardback £80.95 / €91.00

Tracing the development of the US presidency since Harry S.
Truman took office in 1945, this volume describes the many
ways the president’s actions have affected the development
of capitalism in the post-World War II era.

HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA 37

THE SEEDTIME, THE WORK, AND The University of Georgia Press
THE HARVEST
GEORGE WASHINGTON’S
New Perspectives on the Black Freedom WASHINGTON
Struggle in America
Edited by Jeffrey L. Littlejohn, Reginald K. Ellis & Visions for the National Capital in the
Peter B. Levy Early American Republic
Adam Costanzo
Dec 2017 240pp
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9780820353890 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00
Expands the chronology and geography of the black 9780820352855 Hardback £66.50 / €74.00
freedom struggle beyond the traditional emphasis on the old Early American Places Series
South and the years between 1954 and 1968. Beginning as
far back as the nineteenth century, and analysing case studies Traces the history of the development, abandonment,
from southern, northern, and border states, these essays and eventual revival of George Washington’s original
incorporate communities and topics not usually linked to the vision for a grand national capital on the Potomac. George
African American civil rights movement. Washington’s Washington is not simply a history of the
city during the first president’s life but a history of his vision
THE SHADOW OF SELMA for the national capital and of the local and national conflicts
surrounding this vision’s implementation.
Edited by Joe Street & Henry Knight Lozano
Dec 2017 277pp KNIGHTS OF SPAIN, WARRIORS OF
9780813056692 Hardback £69.95 / €79.00 THE SUN

Provides a comprehensive assessment of the 1965 civil rights Hernando de Soto and the South’s
campaign, the historical memory of the marches, and the Ancient Chiefdoms
continuing relevance of and challenges to the Voting Rights Charles M. Hudson
Act. These essays consider Selma not just as a keystone
event but, much like Ferguson today, a transformative place: Jan 2018 584pp, 91 b&w photos and illustrations
a supposedly unimportant location that became the focal 9780820351605 Paperback £35.50 / €40.00
point of epochal historical events.
Between 1539 and 1542 Hernando de Soto led a small
WINNING WHILE LOSING army on a journey of exploration of almost four thousand
miles across the US Southeast. Until the 1998 publication
Civil Rights, The Conservative Movement of Charles M. Hudson’s Knights of Spain,Warriors of the
and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama Sun, De Soto’s path had been a mystery. With this book,
Edited by Kenneth Osgood & Derrick E. White anthropologist Hudson offers a solution to the question,
“Where did de Soto go?
Aug 2017 298pp
9780813064536 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00 MAKING BLACK HISTORY

This pioneering collection of essays explores the paradoxical The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the
nature of civil rights politics in the years following the 1960s Age of Jim Crow
civil rights movement by chronicling the ways in which Jeffrey Aaron Snyder
presidential politics both advanced and constrained the
quest for racial equality in the United States. Aug 2017 264pp, 7 b&w images
9780820352831 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
9780820351834 Hardback £76.95 / €86.00

In the Jim Crow era, along with black churches, schools, and
newspapers, African Americans also had their own history.
Making Black History focuses on the engine behind the
early black history movement, Carter G. Woodson and his
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH).

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REVOLTING ISI Books
NEW YORK
DUPES
How 400 Years of Riot,
Rebellion, Uprising, How America’s
and Revolution Shaped Adversaries Have
a City Manipulated
Edited by Neil Smith & Progressives for
Don Mitchell a Century
Paul Kengor
Apr 2018 362pp, 90 b&w images
9780820352824 Paperback May 2018 640pp
£26.50 / €30.00 9781610171465 Paperback
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Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series,
Vol. 38 In this startling, intensively
researched book, bestselling
From the earliest European colonization to the present, New historian Paul Kengor shines light on a deeply troubling
Yorkers have been revolting. Hard hitting, revealing, and aspect of American history: the prominent role of the
insightful, Revolting New York tells the story of New York’s “dupe”. Based on never-before-published FBI files, Soviet
evolution through revolution, a story of near-continuous archives, and other primary sources, Dupes exposes the
popular (and sometimes not-so-popular) uprising. legions of liberals who have furthered the objectives of
America’s adversaries.
WHAT THEY WISHED FOR
University Press of Kansas
American Catholics and American Presidents,
1960-2004 EDITH KERMIT ROOSEVELT
Lawrence J. McAndrews
Creating the Modern First Lady
Mar 2018 520pp Lewis L. Gould
9780820353869 Paperback £30.95 / €35.00
Feb 2018 182pp
Roman Catholics constitute the most populous religious 9780700626519 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
denomination in the United States. With the election of John
F. Kennedy as president in 1960, they attained a political Few first ladies have enjoyed a better reputation among
prominence to match their rapidly ascending socioeconomic historians than Edith Kermit Roosevelt. Her admirers say
and cultural profile. What They Wished For traces the role of that she never slipped in carrying out her duties as hostess,
American Catholics in presidential policies and politics from mother, and adviser to her husband. Lewis Gould’s path-
1960 until 2004. breaking study, however, presents a more complex and
interesting figure than the somewhat secularized saint Edith
Independent Institute Roosevelt has become.

ELEVEN EMPIRE OF THE PEOPLE
PRESIDENTS
Settler Colonialism and the Foundations of
Promises vs. Results Modern Democratic Thought
in Achieving Adam Dahl
Limited Government
Ivan Eland Apr 2018 272pp
9780700626076 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
Jan 2018 384pp 9780700626069 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
9781598133066 Hardback
£21.95 / €25.00 Examines the ideological development of American
democratic thought in the context of settler colonialism, a
The American president is one distinct form of colonialism aimed at the appropriation of
of the most powerful people Native land rather than the exploitation of Native labour.
in the world. But to understand the presidency today we In its focus on the disavowal of Native dispossession in
often have to learn from the past. Ivan Eland offers a new democratic thought, the book provides a new perspective on
perspective in Eleven Presidents on the evolution of the the problematic relationship between race and democracy.
executive office by exploring the policies of eleven key
presidents who held office over the last one hundred years.

HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA 39

JACQUELINE KENNEDY The Kent State University Press

First Lady of the New Frontier WOMEN AND THE AMERICAN
Barbara A. Perry CIVIL WAR

Mar 2018 288pp North-South Counterpoints
9780700626502 Paperback £25.95 / €29.00 Edited by Judith Giesberg & Randall M. Miller

For full details of this title, see page 35. Jul 2018 368pp
9781606353400 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00
SELLING THE CIA
The scholarship on women’s experiences in the US Civil War
Public Relations and the is rich and deep, but much of it remains regionally specific
Culture of Secrecy or subsumed in more general treatments. In this volume,
David S. McCarthy scholars examine women’s comparable experiences across
the regions, focusing particularly on women’s politics,
Jun 2018 232pp wartime mobilization, emancipation, wartime relief, women
9780700626427 Hardback and families, religion, reconstruction, and Civil War memory.
£28.50 / €32.00
The University Press of Kentucky
Dubbed the “Year of
Intelligence”, 1975 was not THE CHICAGO FREEDOM MOVEMENT
a good year for the Central
Intelligence Agency (CIA). Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights
Caught spying on American Activism in the North
citizens, the agency was under investigation, indicted in Edited by Mary Lou Finley et al
shocking headlines, its future covert operations at risk. Like so
many others caught up in public scandal, the CIA turned to Feb 2018 528pp, 19 b&w photos, 3 maps, 3 figures
public relations. This book tells what happened next. 9780813175003 Paperback £28.95 / €33.00
Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the
TRAUMATIC DEFEAT Twentieth Century

POWs, MIAs, and National Mythmaking Offers an alternative assessment of the Chicago Freedom
Patrick Gallagher Movement’s impact on race relations and social justice, both
in the city and across the nation. Building upon recent works,
May 2018 200pp the contributors reexamine the movement and illuminate
9780700626441 Hardback £28.50 / €32.00 its lasting contributions in order to challenge conventional
perceptions that have underestimated its impressive legacy.
War breeds myths, especially those made up by the
vanquished to explain their loss. Occasionally the myths of THE CIVIL WAR GUERRILLA
the defeated centre on prisoners of war (POWs) and those
missing in action (MIAs). Traumatic Defeat takes a close, Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory,
comparative look at two cases of this kind of mythmaking and Myth
- in West Germany in the wake of World War II and in the US Edited by Joseph M. Beilein Jr. & Matthew C. Hulbert
after the Vietnam War.
Mar 2018 258pp, 9 b&w photos, 4 maps
THE U.S. CONSTITUTION 9780813175768 Paperback £28.95 / €33.00
AND SECESSION New Directions in Southern History

A Documentary Anthology of Slavery and In this richly diverse volume, Joseph M. Beilein Jr. and
White Supremacy Matthew C. Hulbert assemble a team of both rising and
Dwight T. Pitcaithley eminent scholars to examine guerrilla warfare in the South
during the US Civil War. Together, they discuss irregular
Apr 2018 400pp combat as practiced by various communities in multiple
9780700626267 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00 contexts. They also explore how the Civil War guerrilla has
9780700626250 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00 been mythologized in history, literature, and folklore.

Five months after the election of Abraham Lincoln, which
had revealed the fracturing state of the nation, Confederates
fired on Fort Sumter and the fight for the Union began in
earnest. This documentary reader offers a firsthand look at
the constitutional debates that consumed the country in
those fraught five months.

40 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA

LINCOLN’S FINAL HOURS RETHINKING THE CIVIL WAR ERA

Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of Directions for Research
America’s Greatest President Paul D. Escott
Kathryn Canavan
Apr 2018 186pp
Mar 2018 248pp, 48 b&w photos, 1 map 9780813175355 Hardback £47.95 / €54.00
9780813175263 Paperback £19.50 / €22.00 New Directions in Southern History

When John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Arguably, no event since the American Revolution has had a
Lincoln, he set in motion a series of dramatic consequences greater impact on US history than the Civil War. In this timely
that would upend the lives of ordinary Washingtonians and thoughtful book, Paul D. Escott surveys the current state
and Americans alike. In Lincoln’s Final Hours, author Kathryn of Civil War studies and explores the latest developments in
Canavan takes a magnifying glass to the last moments of the research and interpretation.
president’s life and to the impact his assassination had on a
country still reeling from a bloody civil war. University of Massachusetts Press

A POLITICAL COMPANION TO CLEARER THAN TRUTH
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
The Polygraph and the American Cold War
Edited by Neil Roberts John Philipp Baesler
Jun 2018 444pp, 4 b&w photos
9780813175621 Hardback £76.50 / €86.00 Jun 2018 296pp
Political Companions to Great American Authors 9781625343253 Paperback £29.50 / €34.00
9781625343130 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00
Frederick Douglass was a prolific writer and public speaker Culture and Politics in the Cold War and Beyond
whose impact on American literature and history has been
long studied by historians and literary critics. Yet Douglass’s In this first comprehensive history of the polygraph as a
profound influence on Afro-modern and American political tool and symbol of American Cold War policies, John Philipp
thought has often been undervalued. In an effort to fill this Baesler tells the story of a technology with weak scientific
gap, this volume illuminates Douglass’genius for analysing credentials that was nevertheless celebrated as a device that
and articulating core American ideals. could expose both internal and external enemies.

A POLITICAL COMPANION TO CLIO’S FOOT SOLDIERS
W.E.B. DU BOIS
Twentieth-Century U.S. Social Movements
Edited by Nick Bromell and Collective Memory
Mar 2018 346pp Lara Leigh Kelland
9780813174907 Hardback £76.50 / €86.00
Political Companions to Great American Authors Jul 2018 216pp, 8 b&w photos
9781625343437 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00
Literary scholars and historians have long considered W.E.B. 9781625343420 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00
Du Bois (1868-1963) an extremely influential writer and Public History in Historical Perspective
a powerful cultural critic. In A Political Companion to W.E.B.
Du Bois, Nick Bromell assembles essays from both new and What happens when marginalized communities do not find
established scholars from a variety of disciplines to explore their history in dominant narratives? How do they create a
Du Bois’s contributions to American political thought. useable past to bind their political communities together
and challenge their exclusion? Lara Leigh Kelland investigates
REAGAN AND THE WORLD these questions by examining 1960s and 1970s social
movements comprised of historically marginalized peoples.
Leadership and National Security, 1981-1989
Edited by Bradley Lynn Coleman & Kyle Longley

May 2018 324pp, 8 b&w photos
9780813175546 Paperback £28.95 / €33.00
Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace

Leading scholars and national security professionals offer
fresh interpretations of the fortieth president’s influence on
American foreign policy. This balanced and sophisticated
examination reveals the complexity of Reagan’s foreign
policy, clarifies the importance of other international actors
of the period, and provides new perspectives on the final
decade of the Cold War.

HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA 41

OPTIMISM AT ALL COSTS McFarland

Black Attitudes, Activism, and Advancement THE LOYALIST CONSCIENCE
in Obama’s America
Lessie B. Branch Principled Opposition to the
American Revolution
Apr 2018 168pp Chaim M. Rosenberg
9781625343277 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
9781625343260 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00 Mar 2018 163pp
9781476672458 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00
In the wake of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential victory,
most Americans believed that race relations would improve. Freedom of speech was restricted during the Revolutionary
Lessie B. Branch confronts the tension between black War. In the struggle for independence, those who remained
Americans’economic realities and the hope many felt for loyal to Britain were persecuted. Loyalist Americans were
the future, looking at survey data alongside the rhetoric of branded as traitors and enemies of the people. By the end
leading black figures, including President Obama. of the war, 80,000 had fled their homeland to face a dismal
exile from which few returned - outcasts of a new republic
THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK based on democratic values of liberty, equality and justice.

Essays and Sketches ROOSEVELT’S REVOLT
W.E.B. Du Bois
The 1912 Republican Convention and the
Mar 2018 312pp Launch of the Bull Moose Party
9781625343338 Paperback £15.50 / €18.00 John C. Skipper
9781625343321 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00
Mar 2018 169pp
In honour of the 150th anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois’s 9781476667010 Paperback £42.95 / €49.00
birth in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the University of
Massachusetts Library has prepared a new edition of Du The 1912 presidential election is the only one in American
Bois’s classic, The Souls of Black Folk. Originally published in history in which candidates included a president, a former
1903, Souls introduced a number of now-canonical terms president and a future president. This volume offers an
into the American conversation about race. analysis of this historic election campaign.

VETERAN AMERICANS THE UNITED STATES AND THE
RISE OF TYRANTS
Literature and Citizenship from Revolution
to Reconstruction Diplomatic Relations with Nationalist
Benjamin Cooper Dictatorships Between the World Wars
Lawrence E. Gelfand & John Day Tully
May 2018 232pp, 8 b&w illustrations
9781625343314 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00 Jun 2018 174pp
9781625343307 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00 9780786476923 Paperback £42.95 / €49.00
Veterans
In the 1920s and ’30s, dictatorships, also eager to maintain
In this literary history of early American veterans, political order and create economic growth, looked to
Benjamin Cooper reveals how soldiers and sailors from the American corporations for investment to modernize their
Revolutionary War to the Civil War demanded, through their nation’s infrastructure and economy. In turn, American
writing, that their value as American citizens and authors be bankers and investors invested heavily in these areas.
recognised. Relying on an archive of veteran authors, Cooper Through an examination of consular records, this book
situates their perspective against a civilian monopoly in examines the logistics and consequences of this decision.
defining American citizenship and literature.

42 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA

University of Michigan Press MONSTERS IN THE MACHINE

REMAKING THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY Science Fiction Film and the Militarization of
America After World War II
Lyndon B. Johnson as a Native-Son Steffen Hantke
Presidential Candidate
Pearl K. Ford Dowe et al Apr 2018 240pp
9781496818263 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00
Feb 2018 440pp, 39 tables, 18 figures, 18 halftones
9780472037056 Paperback £42.95 / €48.00 During the 1950s and early 1960s, the American film
industry produced a distinct cycle of films situated on the
A continuation of Hanes Walton’s work on Southern boundary between horror and science fiction. Steffen Hantke
Democratic presidents, Remaking the Democratic Party argues that these films have long been understood as
analyses the congressional and presidential elections of allegories of the Cold War. Setting out to question, expand,
Lyndon Baines Johnson. This study builds on the general and correct this critical argument, Hantke follows shifts and
theory of the native-son phenomenon to demonstrate adjustments prompted by recent scholarly work.
that a Southern native-son can win the presidency without
the localism evident in the elections of Bill Clinton and NO SMALL THING
Jimmy Carter.
The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote
SELMA AND THE LIUZZO William H. Lawson
MURDER TRIALS
Apr 2018 208pp
The First Modern Civil Rights Convictions 9781496818195 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00
James P. Turner 9781496816351 Hardback £78.50 / €88.00
Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African
Dec 2017 146pp, 22 photos American Studies
9780472073740 Hardback £61.95 / €70.00
Through speeches, photographs, media coverage, and
In 1965 the drive for black voting rights culminated in the campaign materials, William H. Lawson examines the
Selma to Montgomery Freedom March. Troops under federal rhetoric and methods of the Mississippi Freedom Vote.
court order lined the route as the march finally made its Lawson looks at the vote itself rather than the already
way to the State Capitol. But within hours klan terror struck, much-studied events surrounding it, an emphasis new
claiming the life of Viola Liuzzo. Turner offers an insider’s view in scholarship.
of the three trials that took place over the following months -
finally resulting in the conviction of the killers. THE SCREEN IS RED

University Press of Mississippi Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War
Bernard F. Dick
DELTA EPIPHANY
Dec 2017 308pp
Robert F. Kennedy 9781496814937 Paperback £26.50 / €30.00
in Mississippi
Ellen B. Meacham For full details of this title, see page 35.

Apr 2018 352pp University of Missouri Press
9781496817457 Hardback
£24.50 / €28.00 ARISTOCRACY IN AMERICA

Tells the story of Robert From the Sketch-Book of a
Kennedy’s visit to the Mississippi German Nobleman
Delta, while also examining the Francis J. Grund
forces of history, economics, and Edited by Armin Mattes
politics that shaped the lives of
the children he met in Mississippi in 1967 and the decades Jun 2018 394pp
that followed. The book includes thirty-seven powerful 9780826221568 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00
photographs, a dozen published here for the first time.
Francis J. Grund, a German emigrant, was one of the most
influential journalists in America in the three decades
preceding the Civil War. He also wrote several books,
including Aristocracy in America (1839). In his introduction
to this long out-of-print work, Armin Mattes provides a
thorough account of Grund’s dynamic engagement in
American political life.

HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA 43

COLONIZATION AFTER AMERICAN HONOR
EMANCIPATION
The Creation of the Nation’s Ideals During
Lincoln and the Movement for the Revolutionary Era
Black Resettlement Craig Bruce Smith
Phillip W. Magness & Sebastian N. Page
Apr 2018 384pp
Feb 2018 178pp 9781469638836 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00
9780826221490 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00
The American Revolution was not only a revolution for
Explores the previously unknown truth about Lincoln’s liberty and freedom. It was also a revolution of ethics,
attitude toward colonization and exposes what history reshaping what colonial Americans understood as “honour”
has neglected to reveal - that Lincoln continued to pursue and “virtue”. As Craig Bruce Smith demonstrates, these
colonisation for close to a year after emancipation. The concepts were crucial aspects of Revolutionary Americans’
authors’research even shows that Lincoln may have ideological break from Europe and shared by all ranks
been attempting to revive this policy at the time of of society.
his assassination.
BERNARDO DE GÁLVEZ
A TALE OF TWO COLONIES
Spanish Hero of the American Revolution
What Really Happened in Virginia Gonzalo Maria Quintero Saravia
and Bermuda?
Virginia Bernhard Apr 2018 576pp
9781469640792 Hardback £36.50 / €41.00
Feb 2018 232pp, 4 illustrations
9780826221452 Paperback £25.95 / €29.00 A man of both empire and the Enlightenment, as viceroy of
New Spain (1785-86), Bernardo de Galvez was also pivotal
Bernhard links Virginia and Bermuda in a series of in the design and implementation of Spanish colonial
unintended consequences resulting from natural disaster, reforms. Extensively researched through Spanish, Mexican,
ignorance of native cultures, diplomatic intrigues, and the and US archives, Quintero Saravia’s portrait of Galvez reveals
fateful arrival of the first Africans in both colonies. him as central to the histories of the Revolution and late
eighteenth-century America.
The University of North Carolina Press
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
AMERICAN BAROQUE
America’s Prophet
Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700 D.H. Dilbeck
Molly A. Warsh
Dec 2017 208pp, 7 halftones
Apr 2018 296pp, 13 colour plates, 30 halftones, 6 maps 9781469636184 Hardback £26.95 / €30.00
9781469638973 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00
From his enslavement to freedom, Frederick Douglass was
Pearls have enthralled global consumers since antiquity, one of America’s most extraordinary champions of liberty
and the Spanish monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella explicitly and equality. Throughout his long life, Douglass was also
charged Columbus with finding pearls, as well as gold and a man of profound religious conviction. In this concise
silver, when he sailed westward in 1492. American Baroque and original biography, D.H. Dilbeck offers a provocative
charts Spain’s exploitation of Caribbean pearl fisheries to interpretation of Douglass’s life through the lens of his faith.
trace the genesis of its maritime empire.
Omohundro Institute GEORGE MASON,
FORGOTTEN FOUNDER

Jeff Broadwater
Oct 2017 352pp
9781469642512 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00

George Mason (1725-92) is often omitted from the small
circle of founding fathers celebrated today, but in his service
to America he was, in the words of Thomas Jefferson, “of
the first order of greatness.”Jeff Broadwater provides a
comprehensive account of Mason’s life at the centre of the
momentous events of eighteenth-century America.

44 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA

THE LOYAL REPUBLIC REVOLUTIONARIES FOR THE RIGHT

Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Anticommunist Internationalism and
Citizenship in Civil War America Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War
Erik Mathisen Kyle Burke

Mar 2018 256pp, 4 halftones, 1 map Jun 2018 368pp
9781469636320 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00 9781469640730 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00
Civil War America The New Cold War History

Tells the story of how Americans attempted to define what Freedom fighters. Guerilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune.
it meant to be a citizen of the United States, at a moment The many civil wars and rebellions against communist
of fracture in the republic’s history. As Erik Mathisen governments drew heavily from this cast of characters.
demonstrates, prior to the Civil War, American national Tacking between the US and other countries, Burke offers
citizenship amounted to little more than a vague bundle of an international history not only of the paramilitaries who
rights. But during the conflict, citizenship was transformed. started and waged small wars in the second half of the
twentieth century but of conservatism in the Cold War era.
MAY WE FOREVER STAND
RIGHT MOVES
A History of the Black National Anthem
Imani Perry The Conservative Think Tank in American
Political Culture Since 1945
Feb 2018 280pp, 2 halftones Jason Stahl
9781469638607 Hardback £24.95 / €28.00
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History Aug 2018 264pp
and Culture 9781469646350 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00

The twin acts of singing and fighting for freedom have been From the middle of the twentieth century, think tanks have
inseparable in African American history. In this rich, poignant, played an indelible role in the rise of American conservatism.
and readable work, Imani Perry tells the story of the Black Yet, in spite of the formative influence these institutions
National Anthem as it travelled from South to North, have had on the media and public opinion, little has
from civil rights to black power, and from countless family been written about their history. Here, Jason Stahl offers
reunions to Carnegie Hall and the Oval Office. the first sustained investigation of the rise and historical
development of the conservative think tank.
RECAPTURED AFRICANS
SACRED INTERESTS
Surviving Slave Ships, Detention, and
Dislocation in the Final Years of the The United States and the Islamic World,
Slave Trade 1821-1921
Sharla M. Fett Karine V. Walther

Aug 2018 312pp, 17 illustrations Aug 2018 480pp, 16 halftones
9781469645513 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00 9781469645582 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00

In the years just before the Civil War, during the most Examines the history of American Islamophobia, showing
intensive phase of American slave-trade suppression, the how negative perceptions of Islam and Muslims shaped US
US Navy seized roughly 2,000 enslaved Africans from illegal foreign relations from the Early Republic to the end of World
slave ships and brought them into temporary camps at Key War I. This is a vital exploration of the crucial role the United
West and Charleston. In this study, Sharla Fett reconstructs States played in the Islamic world during the long nineteenth
the social world of these “recaptives”and recounts the century - an interaction that shaped a historical legacy that
relationships they built to survive. remains with us today.

HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA 45

THE SCIENCE AND POLITICS OF RACE University of Notre Dame Press
IN MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES,
1910-1950 FORGOTTEN VANGUARD

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt Informal Diplomacy and the Rise of
Apr 2018 272pp, 8 halftones United States-China Trade, 1972–1980
9781469636405 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00 Christian Talley
9781469636399 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00
Mar 2018 282pp, 3 Tables, 1 Illustration
In this history of the social and human sciences in Mexico 9780268102975 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00
and the United States, Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt reveals The trading relationship between the United States
intricate connections among the development of science, and China, though now robust, was a recent and hardly
the concept of race, and policies toward indigenous peoples. inevitable development. Forgotten Vanguard not only
reveals globalization’s contingent path but also exposes the
SHOWBIZ POLITICS hidden importance of informal trade diplomacy in building
the modern US-China relationship.
Hollywood in American Political Life
Kathryn Cramer Brownell University of Pittsburgh Press

Dec 2017 328pp, 11 halftones DAUGHTER OF THE COLD WAR
9781469642246 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00
Grace Kennan Warnecke
Takes readers behind the camera to explore the negotiations Feb 2018 212pp, 38 b&w photos
and relationships that developed between key Hollywood 9780822945208 Hardback £23.95 / €27.00
insiders and presidential candidates from Dwight Eisenhower Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies
to Bill Clinton, analysing how entertainment replaced party Grace Kennan Warnecke, daughter of famed US diplomat
spectacle as a strategy to raise money, win votes, and secure and historian George F. Kennan, offers a telling memoir of her
success for all those involved. father and her family life lived throughout the tumultuous
Cold War era and beyond. She presents an insider’s
STRATEGIC SISTERHOOD perspective on important events during the twentieth
century, and keenly recounts life as an American living in the
The National Council of Negro Women in Soviet Union at a time of great political uncertainty.
the Black Freedom Struggle
Rebecca Tuuri Rutgers University Press

May 2018 328pp, 12 illustrations HISTORIANS ON HAMILTON
9781469638904 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00
9781469638898 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00 How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging
America’s Past
Offering a sweeping view of the National Council of Negro Edited by Renee C. Romano & Claire Bond Potter
Women’s (NCNW) behind-the-scenes efforts to fight racism,
poverty, and sexism in the late twentieth century, Rebecca Mar 2018 288pp, 25 colour and 6 b&w illustrations
Tuuri examines how the group teamed with US presidents, 9780813590295 Paperback £18.95 / €22.00
foundations, and grassroots activists alike to implement 9780813590301 Hardback £56.95 / €65.00
a number of important domestic development and For full details of this title, see page 35.
international aid projects.
PROHIBITION GANGSTERS

The Rise and Fall of a Bad Generation
Marc Mappen

Mar 2018 256pp, 16 illustrations
9780813594279 Paperback £13.95 / €16.00
For full details of this title, see page 35.

46 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA

Southern Illinois University Press Stephen F. Austin State University Press

THE GREATEST AND THE THE PRESIDENTS SPEAK
GRANDEST ACT
Edited by Milton S. Jordan & Dan K. Utley
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 from Feb 2018 158pp
Reconstruction to Today 9781622881789 Paperback £19.50 / €22.00
Edited by Christian G. Samito
Includes thirteen of the original sixteen presidential
Apr 2018 296pp addresses, with some modifications, documentation, and
9780809336524 Paperback £42.95 / €49.00 enhancements for publication purposes. One additional
paper represents a contemporaneous article the editors
Examines the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the first federal civil chose to include in lieu of the presidential address, which is
rights statute in American history. The act declared that all no longer available.
persons born in the United States were citizens without
regard to race, colour, or previous condition of slavery. Essays Syracuse University Press
examine the history and legal ramifications of the act and
highlight competing impulses within it. RESPECTABILITY AND REFORM

LINCOLN AND THE ABOLITIONISTS Irish American Women’s Activism,
1880-1920
Stanley Harrold Tara M. McCarthy
Apr 2018 160pp, 10 illustrations
9780809336418 Hardback £23.95 / €27.00 Apr 2018 320pp, 6 b&w illustrations
9780815635888 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
Abraham Lincoln was not among those Americans 9780815635703 Hardback £61.95 / €70.00
who, decades before the Civil War, favoured immediate Irish Studies
emancipation of all slaves inside the US. Those who
did were the abolitionists - the men and women who Explores the contributions of a small group of Irish American
sought freedom and equal rights for all African Americans. women in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era who emerged
Stanley Harrold traces how, despite Lincoln’s political as leaders, organisers, and activists. Profiles of these women
distance from abolitionists, they influenced his evolving suggest not only that Irish American women had a political
political orientation. tradition of their own but also that the diversity of the Irish
American community fostered a range of priorities and
VICENTE XIMENES, LBJ’S GREAT approaches to activism.
SOCIETY, AND MEXICAN AMERICAN
CIVIL RIGHTS RHETORIC Texas A&M University Press

Michelle Hall Kells DEPORTATION IN THE AMERICAS
Dec 2017 352pp, 20 illustrations
9780809336395 Paperback £38.50 / €43.00 Histories of Exclusion and Resistance
Edited by Kenyon Zimmer & Cristina Salinas
One of the most influential government representatives of
Mexican American issues in recent history, Vicente Ximenes Jul 2018 277pp, 16 b&w photos
succeeded largely because he could adapt his rhetoric for 9781623496593 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
different audiences in his speeches and writings. Michelle Hall Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures
Kells elucidates Ximenes’s achievement through a rhetorical
history of his career as an activist. Presents seven essays, adapted from the Walter Prescott
Webb Memorial Lecture Series, that consider deportation
policy in the Americas and its global effects. These
thoughtful pieces significantly contribute to a growing
historiography on deportation within immigration studies
- a field that usually focuses on arriving immigrants and
their adaptation.

HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA 47

Texas Christian University Press University of Virginia Press

FORGING THE TORTILLA CURTAIN GEORGE WASHINGTON’S BARBADOS
DIARY, 1751-52
Cultural Drift and Change Along the United
States-Mexico Border from the Spanish George Washington
Conquest to the Present Edited by Alicia K. Anderson & Lynn A. Price
Thomas Torrans May 2018 176pp, 31 illustrations
9780813941370 Hardback £33.50 / €38.00
Apr 2018 368pp, 33 b&w photos, map
9780875656984 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00 In the autumn of 1751, at the age of nineteen, George
Washington sailed with his older half-brother Lawrence
The border region between Mexico and the United States from Virginia to the Caribbean island of Barbados - the
is more dynamic than ever since its transition into a sort of one and only time that the future Revolutionary War hero
Mexamerica - a world fueled by corporate colonialism, the and president would leave the shores of continental North
North American Free Trade Agreement and contraband America. This is the most comprehensive and authoritative
of every stripe. Forging the Tortilla Curtain reveals how the edition of Washington’s diaries of the journey yet published.
borderlands got to be that way.
JEFFERSON
Vanderbilt University Press ON DISPLAY

BREACH OF PEACE Attire, Etiquette, and
the Art of Presentation
Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Gaye S. Wilson
Freedom Riders
Eric Etheridge Jun 2018 288pp, 65 colour
illustrations
Feb 2018 265pp 9780813941295 Hardback
9780826521903 Paperback £28.50 / €32.00 £28.50 / €32.00
Jeffersonian America
A photo-history told in images old and new. The book
includes the mug shots of all 328 Freedom Riders arrested in When we think of Thomas
Jackson, Mississippi, along with contemporary portraits of 98 Jefferson, a certain picture comes
Riders, supplemented by interviews and brief bios. to mind for some of us, combining his physical appearance
with our perception of his character. During Jefferson’s
THE PROHIBITION lifetime this image was already taking shape. In this volume,
ERA AND POLICING G.S. Wilson draws on a broad array of sources to show
how Jefferson fashioned his public persona to promote his
A Legacy political agenda
of Misregulation
Wesley M. Oliver A STRIFE OF TONGUES

Feb 2018 288pp The Compromise of 1850 and the Ideological
9780826521880 Paperback Foundations of the American Civil War
£26.95 / €30.00 Stephen E. Maizlish
9780826521873 Hardback
£66.95 / €75.00 Jun 2018 346pp, 11 b&w illustrations, 10 charts
9780813941196 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
Argues that intrusive searches A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era
for alcohol during Prohibition destroyed middle-class
Americans’faith in the police and ushered in a new basis The Compromise of 1850 attempted to defuse
for controlling police conduct. Courts in the 1920s began confrontation between slave and free states on the status
to exclude perfectly reliable evidence obtained in an illegal of territories acquired during the Mexican-American War.
search. Then, a presidential commission awakened the public This volume tells the cultural and intellectual history of this
to torture in interrogation rooms, prompting courts to pivotal political event through the lens of language, revealing
exclude coerced confessions. the complex context of northern and southern ideological
opposition within which the Civil War occurred a decade later.

48 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS • NORTH AMERICA

Wayne State University Press EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY

BROAD SYMPATHIES IN A Society, Politics, and Culture
NARROW WORLD Edited by Christopher A. Cameron

The Legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois 2014 286pp
Sandra Staton-Taiwo 9781626612792 Paperback £51.50 / €58.00

Dec 2017 90pp Featuring a wide variety of written matter including
9780940713260 Paperback £19.50 / €22.00 newspaper articles, constitutional documents, and letters,
Presents a collection of poetic reflections on the public and the book exposes students to those both great and humble
private life of an American intellectual giant. Staton-Taiwo’s who chronicled the life and times of a new nation.
poems celebrate the greatness of W.E.B. Dubois’s political
vision and engagement, while intuiting the unhappy lives of IN LIBERATING STRIFE
the women who lived in his shadow.
Broadside Lotus Press An American History Reader
Vikki Deakin
THE BURDEN
Jan 2017 438pp
African Americans and the Enduring Impact 9781516502998 Paperback £120.00 / €137.00
of Slavery
Edited by Rochelle Riley Developed specifically for survey courses in United States
history, this book features scholarly yet accessible articles and
Feb 2018 200pp, 2 B&w images book chapters on a variety of topics.
9780814345146 Hardback £25.95 / €29.00
Examines the continued emotional, economic, and cultural PROBLEMS IN U.S. HISTORY
enslavement of African Americans in the twenty-first
century. The Burden, edited by award-winning Detroit Jim Cook
newspaper columnist Rochelle Riley, is a powerful collection 2016 176pp
of essays that create a chorus of evidence that the burden 9781516506446 Paperback £51.95 / €59.00
is real.
The readings in this book represent diverse issues and
BESTSELLERS interests. These selections give students the opportunity
to experience the perspectives of different historians and
Cognella Academic Publishing become familiar with what they have written about their
respective areas of specialization.
CONTESTED REVOLUTIONS
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1877
The Era of American Independence,
1763-1791 Times of Change and Challenge
Ryan Jordan Peter Tsahiridis

2014 114pp 2016 322pp
9781621315735 Paperback £39.50 / €46.00 9781634875172 Paperback £89.95 / €146.00
Provides an updated, incisive narrative of the period from
the 1760s to the 1790s. The text covers the background to The selected writings included here encourage students
the revolutionary crisis, the course of the Revolutionary War, to analyse and interpret controversial events in American
and the development of the federal Constitution and new history. Each event played a part - positive or negative - in
state governments. shaping the country.


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