Publications by our current faculty. Enjoy!

Unraveling Abolition: Legal Culture and Slave Emancipation in Colombia (2022) 

Edgardo Pérez Morales
The Silver Women:
How Black Women’s Labor Made the Panama Canal (2023)

Joan Flores-Villalobos
Resisters: How Ordinary Jews Fought Persecution in Hitler’s Germany (2023)

Wolf Gruner
Refusal to Eat: A Century of Prison Hunger Strikes (2022) 

Nayan Shah
A World at Sea: Maritime Practices  and Global History (2021)

Lauren Benton and Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, eds.
Political Ritual and Practice in Capetian France (2021)

Jay Rubenstein ed. with M. Cecilia Gaposchkin
Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy (2021)

George Sanchez

Florence after the Medici: Tuscan Enlightenment, 1737-1790 (2021)

Corey Tazzara, Paula Findlen, Jacob Soll eds.
Resisting Persecution: Jews and Their Petitions during the Holocaust (2021)

Thomas Kaplan, Wolf Gruner eds.
The Macon Sex School (2020)

Marjorie Becker
Land, Power, and the Sacred: The Estate System in Medieval Japan (2020)

Janet R. Goodwin and Joan R. Piggott
Jet Age Aesthetic: The Glamour of Media in Motion (2020)

Vanessa Schwartz
Brokers of Faith, Brokers of Empire (2020)

Richard Antaramian
South to Freedom (2020)

Alice Baumgartner
Remains of the Everyday (2020)

Joshua Goldstein
Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream: The Crusades, Apocalyptic Prophecy, and the End of History (2019)

Jay Rubenstein
Time’s Convert (2019)

Deborah Harkness
German Reich, 1933-1937 (The Persecution and Murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany, 1933-1945) (2019)

Wolf Gruner  (Author), Caroline Pearce (Editor)
Japan’s Carnival War: Mass Culture on the Home Front, 1937–1945 (2019)

Benjamin Uchiyama
The Trials of Thomas Morton (2019)

Peter Mancall
Inventing the Berbers: History and Ideology in the Maghrib (2019)

Ramzi Rouighi
Pasteur’s Empire: Bacteriology and Politics in France, Its Colonies, and the World (2019)

Aro Velmet
Feuchtwanger and Judaism: History, Imagination, Exile (2019)

Paul Lerner and Frank Stern, eds.
Arab Routes: Pathways to Syrian California (2019)

Sarah M. A. Gualtieri
The Holocaust in Bohemia and Moravia: Czech Initiatives, German Policies, Jewish Responses (War and Genocide, 28) (2019)

Wolf Gruner
New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison (2019)

Wolf Gruner and Steve Ross
Daring to Be Bad: Radical Feminism in America 1967-1975, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition (2019)

Alice Echols
No Limits to Their Sway: Cartagena’s Privateers and the Masterless Caribbean in the Age of Revolutions (2018)

Edgardo Perez Morales
Shaped by the West, Volume 2: A History of North America from 1850 (2018)

William F. Deverell & Anne F. Hyde
Shaped by the West, Volume 1: A History of North America from 1850 (2018)

William F. Deverell & Anne F. Hyde
City of Saints: Rebuilding Rome in the Early Middle Ages, The Middle Ages Series (2018)

by Maya Maskarinec
The Enduring Vision, Volume II: Since 1865 9th Edition (2017)

Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Karen Halttunen, Joseph F. Kett,, Neal Salisbury, eds.
Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossing (2017)

ed.  Lon Kurashige
Shortfall (2017)

Alice Echols
Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin (2017)

Daniela Bleichmar
Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America (2017)

Steve Ross
Nature and Culture in the Early Modern Atlantic (The Early Modern Americas)(2017)

Peter Mancall
Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold Story of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States (2016)

Lon Kurashige
Water and Los Angeles: A Tale of Three Rivers, 1900-1941 (2016)

William Deverell and Tim Sutton
Die Judenverfolgung im Protektorat Böhmen/Mähren. Lokale Initiativen, zentrale Entscheidungen, jüdische Antworten 1939-1945 (2016)

Wolf Gruner
Major Problems in Asian American History (Major Problems in American History) 2nd Edition (2016)

Lon Kurashige and Alice Yang
Objects in Motion in the Early Modern World (Art History Special Issues) 1st Edition (2016)

ed. Daniela Bleichmar and Meredith Martin
Form and Landscape: Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Basin, 1940-1990 (2016)

William Deverell and Greg Hise
Birth of a Monarch: Selections from Fuiwara No Munetada’s Journal Chuyuki (2015)

Christina Laffin, Joan R. Piggott, and Yoshida Sanae, eds.
Woodie Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941 (2015)

Darryl Holter and William Deverell
Our Lady of the Rock: Vision and Pilgramage in the Mojave Desert (2015)

Lisa Bitel
Governing the Sea in the Early Modern Era: Essays in Honor of Robert C. Ritchie Hardcover (2015)

Carole Shammas and Peter Mancall, eds.
The First Crusade: A Brief History with Documents (2015)

Jay Rubenstein
The Consuming Temple: Jews, Department Stores, and the Consumer Revolution in Germany, 1880-1940 (2015)

Paul Lerner
Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution (2015)

Nathan Perl-Rosenthal
The Greater German Reich and the Jews: Nazi Persecution Policies in the Annexed Territories (2015)

ed. Wolf Gruner and Jorg Osterloh
Getting the Picture: The Visual Culture of the News (2015)

Jason Hill and Vanessa R. Schwartz
Parias de la Patria (2015)

Wolf Gruner
Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision (2015)

Brett Sheehan
Making Cinelandia: American Films and Mexican Film Culture before the Golden Age (2014)

Laura Isabel Serna
The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations (2014)

Jacob Soll
Sacred Communities, Shared Devotions (2104)

by J. Mecham (author),‎ & A. Beach,‎ C. Berman, Lisa Bitel, eds.
The Persecution of the European Jews of Berlin 1933-1945: A Chronology of Measures by the Authorities in the German Capital (2014)

Wolf Gruner
The Book of Life: Part Three of the All Souls Trilogy (2014)

Deborah Harkness
Visualizing Modern China (2014)

ed. James A. Cook, Joshua Goldstein, Matthew D. Johnson & Sigrid Schmalzer
The Opened Letter (2014)

Lindsay O’Neill
Movies and American Society, 2nd Edition (2014)

ed. Steven J. Ross
The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People (2013)

Boyer, Clark, Karen Halttunen, Kett, Salisbury, Sitkoff and Woloch
Memorial. Rosenstrasse 2-4. Internment and Protest in the Nazi State (2013)

Wolf Gruner
Women and Islamic Cultures (2013)

Joseph, Booth, Davary, Elsadda, Sarah Gualtieri, Hooker, Jarmakani, Saliba, and Shehabuddin, eds.
Shadow of Night: Part Two of the All Souls Trilogy (2013)

Deborah Harkness
Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment (2012)

Daniela Bleichmar
Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender and History (2012)

ed. Benjamin Maria Baader, Sharon Gillerman & Paul Lerner
Guibert of Nogent, Monodies and On the Relics of Saints: The Autobiography of a French Monk from the Time of the Crusades (2011) 

Jay Rubenstein ed. and trans. with Joseph McAlhany
The Information Master: Jean-Baptiste Colbert’s Secret State Intelligence System (2011)

Jacob Soll
Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality, and Law in the North American West (2011)

Nayan Shah
Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse (2011)

Jay Rubenstein
Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture, 2nd ed. (2011)

Alice Echols
A Making of a Mediterranean Emirate: Ifriqiya and Its Andalusis, 1200-1400 (2011)

Ramzi Rouighi
The Middle Ages in Texts and Texture: Reflections on Medieval Sources (2011)

Jason Glenn
Beyond Alliances: The Jewish Role in Reshaping the Racial Landscape of Southern California (The Jewish Role in American Life) (2011)

George Sanchez
Modern France: A Very Short Introduction (2011)

Vanessa Schwartz
Collecting Across Cultures: Material Exchanges in the Early Modern Atlantic World (2011)

ed. Daniela Bleichmar and Peter Mancall
A Discovery of Witches (2011)

Deborah Harkness
Hollywood Left and Right (2011)

Steven J. Ross
Piano Glass/Glass Piano (2010)

Marjorie Becker
Das Grossdeutsche Reich und die Juden (2010)

Wolf Gruner
A Companion to Los Angeles (2010)

ed. William Deverell & Greg Hise
Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson (2009)

Peter C. Mancall
Between Arab and White: Race and Ethnicity in the Early Syrian American Diaspora (2009)

Sarah M. A. Gualtieri
Landscape with Two Saints: How Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare Built Christianity in Barbarian Europe (2009)

Lisa M. Bitel
Civic Engagement in the Wake of Katrina (2009)

ed. Amy Koritz & George Sanchez
Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800 (2008)

ed. Daniela Bleichmar, Paula DeVos, Kristin Huffine & Kevin Sheehan
Blackwell Companion to California History (2008)

William Deverell & D.B. Igler
Publishing The Prince: History, Reading, and the Birth of Political Criticism (2008)

Jacob Soll
The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution (2008)

Deborah E. Harkness
Tulipmania: Money, Honor and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age (2007)

Anne Goldgar
Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937 (2007)

Joshua Goldstein
Hakluyt’s Promise: An Elizabethan Obsession for an English America (2007)

Peter C. Mancall
The Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550-1624 (2007)

ed. Peter C. Mancall
It’s So French!: Hollywood, Paris, and the Making of Cosmopolitan Film Culture (2007)

Vanessa R. Schwartz
Gender & Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives (2007)

ed. Lisa Bitel & Felice Lifshitz
Bringing the World to Early Modern Europe (2007)

ed. Peter C. Mancall
John Dee’s Conversations with Angels: Cabala, Alchemy and the End of Nature (2006)

Deborah E. Harkness
Jewish Forced Labor Under the Nazis: Economic Needs and Racial Aims, 1938-1944 (2006)

Wolf Gruner
Teaching and learning in Northern Europe, 1000-1200 (2006)

ed. by Sally N. Vaughan, Jay Rubinstein
Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery: An Anthology (2006)

Peter C. Mancall
The Segregated Scholars: Black Social Scientists and the Creation of Black Labor Studies, 1890-1950 (2006)

Francille Wilson
Land of Sunshine: An Environmental History of Metropolitan Los Angeles (2005)

ed. William Deverell & Greg Hise
Body Bach (2005)

Marjorie Becker
Jesus In America: Personal Saviour, Cultural Hero, National Obsession (2005)

Richard Fox
Los Angeles and the Future of Urban Cultures (2005)

ed. R. Villa & George Sanchez
The Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture Reader (2005)

ed. Vanessa Schwartz & Jeannene Przyblyski
Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles & the Remaking of Its Mexican Past (2004)

William Deverell
A Companion to the American West (2004)

ed. William Deverell
Politics and History in the Tenth Century: The Work and World of Richer of Reims (2004)

Jason Glenn
Hysterical Men: WWII, Psychiatry and the Politics of Trauma in Germany, 1890-1930 (2003)

Paul Lerner
At the Edge of Empire: The Backcountry In British North America (2003)

ed. Eric Hinderaker & Peter C. Mancall
Major Problems in Asian American History: Documents and Essays (Major Problems in American History Series) (2003)

Roger Daniels (Author), Lon Kurashige, Alice Yang Murray, eds.
Enclyclopedia of America: Three Worlds Meet, Beginnings to 1607 (2003)

ed. Peter C. Mancall
Women in Early Medieval Europe: 400-1100 (2002)

Lisa M. Bitel
Trust in Troubled Times: Money, Banks and State-Society Relations in Republican Tianjin (2003)

Brett Sheehan
Trust in Troubled Times: Money, Banks and State-Society Relations in Republican Tianjin (2003)

Brett Sheehan
Guibert of Nogent, Portrait of a Medieval Mind (2002)

Jay Rubenstein
Shaky Ground (2002)

Alice Echols
Movies and American Society (2002) ed.

Steven J. Ross
Metropolis in the Making: Los Angeles in the 1920s (2001) ed.

William Deverell & T. Sitton
The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900 (2001)

Philip J. Ethington
Traumatic Pasts: History, Psychiatry and Trauma in the Modern Age, 1870-1930 (2001)

ed. Mark Micale & Paul Lerner
Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco’s Chinatown (2001)

Nayan Shah
American Nations: Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present (2001)

ed. Peter Mancall, F. Hoxie & J. H. Merrell
Eden By Design:The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for Los Angeles (2000)

ed. Greg Hise & William Deverell
Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin (2000)

Alice Echols
The West: In the History of the Nation (2000)

ed. William Deverell & Anne Hyde
American Encounters: Natives and Newcomers from European Contact through Removal, 1500-1850 (2000)

ed. Peter C. Mancall & J. H. Merrell
Trials of Intimacy: Love & Loss in the Beecher-Tildon Scandal (1999)

Richard Fox
American Eras: Westward Expansion, 1800-1860 (1999)

Peter C. Mancall
Working-Class Hollywood: Silent Film and the Shaping of Class in Hollywood (1998)

Steven J. Ross
Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination (1998)

Karen Halttunen
Spectacular Realities: Early Mass Culture in Fin-de-Siecle Paris (1998)

Vanessa R. Schwartz
In the Face of Facts: Moral Inquiry in American Scholarship (1997)

ed. Richard W. Fox & Robert B. Westbrook
The Emergence of Japanese Kingship (1997)

Joan Piggott
Land of Women: Tales of Sex and Gender from Early Ireland (1996)

Lisa M. Bitel
Land of Rivers: America in Word and Image (1996)

ed. Peter Mancall & E. Hoagland
Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters, 1680-1750 (1995)

Anne Goldgar
Setting the Virgin on Fire: Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan Peasants and the Redemption of the Mexican Revolution (1995)

Marjorie Becker
A Companion to American Thought (1995)

ed. Richard W. Fox & James Klopenberg
Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America (1995)

Peter C. Mancall
Envisioning America: English Plans for the Colonization of North America, 1580-1640 (1995)

Peter C. Mancall
Cinema and the Invention of Modern Life (1995)

ed. Leo Cherney & Vanessa R. Schwartz
Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910 (1994)

William Deverell
California Progressivism Revisited (1994)

ed. William Deverell & Tom Sitton
The Power of Culture: Critical Essays in American History (1993)

ed. Richard W. Fox & T. J. Jackson Lears
Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 (1993)

George Sanchez
Valley of Opportunity: Economic Culture along the Upper Susquehanna, 1700-1800 (1991)

Peter C. Mancall
Dying to be Bad (1990)

Alice Echols
Isle of the Saints: Monastic Settlement and Christian Community in Early Ireland (1990)

Lisa M. Bitel
Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of Middle-class Culture in America, 1830-1870 (1986)

Karen Halttunen
Reinhold Niebuhr: A Biography (1985)

Richard W. Fox
The Culture of Consumption: Critical Essays in American History, 1880-1980 (1983)

Richard W. Fox