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2023-2024 Faculty Publications

Spohnholz, Jesse

With Mirjam van Veen, Dutch Reformed Protestants in the Holy Roman Empire, c.1550–1620: A Reformation of Refugees
Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2024


Boag, Peter. Pioneering Death: The Violence of Boyhood in Turn-of-the-Century Oregon. University of Washington Press, 2022.

Brecher, William. Animal Care in Japanese Tradition: A Short History. Columbia University Press, 2022.


Bauman, Robert and Franklin, Robert, Co-editors. Echoes of Exclusion and Resistance: Voices from the Hanford Region. WSU Press, 2020.

Brecher, William,  Japan’s Private Spheres: Autonomy in Japanese History, 1600-1930. Brill Publications, 2021.

Faunce, Ken, Heavy Traffic: The Global Drug Trade in Historical Perspective. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Herzog, Shawna, Negotiating Abolition: The Antislavery Project in the British Straits Settlements, 1786–1843. Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2021.

Phoenix, Karen, Gender Rules: Identity and Empire in Historical Perspective. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Stratton, Clif, Power Politics: Carbon Energy in Historical Perspective. Oxford University Press, 2020.


Brecher, William, Co-editor. Defamiliarizing Japan’s Asia-Pacific War. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2019.

Chastain, Andra, Rethinking Basic Infrastructure: Urban Development and Metro-Building in Latin America, 1960s-1980s,” special issue of Comparativ, edited by Marc Frey, Sönke Kunkel, and Nancy Kwak.

Faunce, Ken, Global Drug Trade. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020.

Heidenreich, Linda, Nepantla2: Excavating Transgender Mestiz@ Histories in Northern California. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

“La Sombra y el Sueño: Looking for Queer Hope in Times of Epochal Shift,”. in El Mundo Zurdo 7: Selected Works from the 2015 Meeting of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa. San Francisco, CA: Aunt Lute Books, 2019: 63-78.

Herzog, Shawna R., Gender, Slavery, and Abolition in the British Straits Settlements 1795 – 1841. London: Bloomsbury.

Overtoom, Nikolaus L., Reign of Arrows: The Rise of the Parthian Empire in the Hellenistic Middle East. Oxford University Press. Oxford Studies in Early Empires Series. 2020.

The Parthians’ Failed Vassalage of Syria: The Shortsighted Western Policy of Phraates II and the Second Reign of Demetrius II (129-125 BCE).” Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 60.1-2 (2020): 1-14.

Considering the Failures of the Parthians against the Invasions of the Central Asian Tribal Confederations in the 120s BCE.” Studia Iranica 48 (2019): 77-111.

“The Power-Transition Crisis of the 160s-130s BCE and the Formation of the Parthian Empire.” Journal of Ancient History 7.1 (2019): 111-155.

A Reconsideration of Mithridates II’s Early Reign: A Savior Restores the Eastern Frontier of the Parthian Empire.” Parthica, Incontri di culture nel mondo antico 21 (2019): 9-21.

Peabody, Susan, Les Enfants de Madeleine: Famille, liberté, secrets et mensonges dans les colonies françaises de l’océan Indien. Paris: Karthala, 2019.

Sanders, Jeffrey C., Razing Kids: Youth, Environment, and the Postwar American West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020

“From Bomb to Bone: Children and the Politics of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty,” in The Politics of Hope: Grassroots Organizing, Environmental Justice, and Social Change, eds. Char Miller and Jeff Crane. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2019.

“Duwamps: Extreme Makeover Edition,” in Green Contradictions: Urban Cascadia and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice, eds. Nik Janos and Corina McKendry. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020.

Smelyansky, Eugene, The Intolerant Middle Ages: A Reader. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2020.

Heresy and Citizenship: Persecution of Heresy in Late Medieval German Cities. London: Routledge

Spohnholz, Jesse A., Big Ideas and Ruptured Lives: Refugee Crises in World History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.

“Reformed Exiles and the Calvinist International in Reformation-Era Europe: A Reappraisal.” Handbook of Calvin and Calvinism, edited by Bruce Gordon and Carl Trueman. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

“The Polyphonies of Microhistories: Yair Mintzker and The Many Questions of Historical Perspective.” Central European History, 53, no. 2 (2020).

“Religious Diversity during Europe’s Age of Religious Wars (1550‒1650).” In The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religious Diversity, edited by Kevin Schilbrack. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2020.

“Religious Worldviews” in Cambridge History of America and the World, Vol. 3, 1900-1945, eds. Brooke L. Blower, Andrew Preston, and Mark P. Bradley. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

“God’s Spooks: Religion, the CIA, and Church-State Collaboration,” in Beyond the Culture Wars: Recasting Religion and Politics in the Twentieth Century, edited by R. Marie Griffith and Darren Dochuk. South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press.

Reason, Revelation and Law in Western and Islamic Theory and History, co-editor with Anver Emon. London: Palgrave.

“The Spread of Islam to the Americas via the Transatlantic Slave Trade: Its Civilizational Legacy, Indigenous Encounters and Implications for American National History and Identity.” World History Connected, Vol. 16, No. 1 (Feb 2019).

Wright, Ashley, “Gender, Violence and Justice in Colonial Assam: the Webb case, c. 1884” Journal of Social History, 1-18 (2020).




Matthew Avery SuttonFaith in the New Millennium: The Future of American Religion and Politicsco-editor with Darren Dochuk (Oxford University Press, 2016).

David Clif Stratton, Education for Empire: America’s Schools, Race, and the Paths of Good Citizenship (University of California Press, 2016).


Yvonne Berliner, et. al., History of the Americas 1880-1981  (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2015).

Yvonne Berliner and Philip Benson, The Mexican Revolution 1910-1940 (Hodder Education 2015).

Candice Goucher and Graeme Barker, The Cambridge History of the World Volume 2. A World with Agriculture, 12,000 BCE-500 CE (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Noriko Kawamura, Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War (University of Washington Press, 2015).


Matthew Avery SuttonJerry Falwell and the Rise of the Religious Right (Bedford St. Martin’s 2013).


Yvonne Berliner and Pathak, Rakesh, Communism in Crisis 1976-1989 (Hodder Education 2012).


Edward Bennett (ret) and Norman Graebner, The Versailles Treaty and Its Legacy: The Failure of the Wilsonian Vision (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Yvonne Berliner, et. al., History of the Americas Course Companion: International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (Oxford University Press, 2011).

Peter BoagRe-Dressing America’s Frontier Past (University of California Press, 2011).

Noriko Kawamura, Yoichiro Murakami, and Shin Chiba, eds., Building New Pathways to Peace (University of Washington, 2011).

Jesse Spohnholz, The Tactics of Toleration: A Refugee Community in the Age of Religious Wars (University of Delaware Press, 2011).

Xiuyu WangChina’s Last Imperial Frontier:  Late Qing Expansion in Sichuan’s Tibetan Borderlands (Lexington Books, 2011).


Sue Armitage and Laurie Mercier, Speaking History: The American Past through Oral Histories, 1865-2001 (Palgrave/MacMillan Press, 2010).

Jeffrey SandersSeattle and the Roots of Urban Sustainability (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010).

David StrattonTree Top: Creating a Fruit Revolution (Washington State University Press, 2010).

Orlan Svingen, ed., Splendid Service: The Montana National Guard, 1867-2006 (book trailer video) (Washington State University Press, 2010).


Robert R. McCoy and Clifford E. Trafzer, Forgotten Voices: Death Records of the Yakima, 1888-1964 (Scarecrow Press, 2009).

Laurie Mercier, et al., The 1970s Social History of the United States. Twentieth Century Social History of the U.S. Series. Daniel Walkowitz and Daniel Bender, series eds. (ABC-CLIO Press, 2009).


Robert Bauman, Race and the War on Poverty: From Watts to East L.A. (University of Oklahoma Press, 2008).

Richard Hume and Jerry Gough, Blacks, Carpetbaggers, and Scalawags: The Constitutional Conventions of Radical Reconstruction (Louisiana State University Press, 2008).


Sue Peabody and Keila Grinberg, Slavery, Freedom and the Law in the Atlantic World (Bedford Books, 2007).

Matthew Avery Sutton, Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America (Harvard University Press, 2007).


Laurie Mercier and Jaclyn Gier, Mining Women: Gender in the Development of a Global Industry, 1670-2000  (Palgrave/MacMillan Press, 2006) (paperback edition with new preface and introduction 2009).