Publications by our current faculty. Enjoy!

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

Edgardo Pérez Morales

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