History | Faculty Books


Sue PeabodyBorn Free: A French Slave’s Struggle for Freedom (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Jeffrey C. Sanders, Childhood and Environment in the Postwar American West (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Jesse Spohnholz, et al., Archeologies of Confession: Writing Histories of Religion in Germany, 1517-2017 (Berghahn Press, 2016).

David Clif StrattonEducation for Empire: America’s Schools as Paths of Good Citizenship (University of California Press, 2016).

Lawrence B. A. Hatter, Citizens of Convenience: Empire, Nationhood, and the Northern Border of the American Republic, 1783-1820 (University of Virginia Press, 2017).

Matthew Avery SuttonFDR’s Army of Faith: Religion and Espionage in World War II (Basic Books, 2019).


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


Candice GoucherCongotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food (Routledge, 2014).

Candice Goucher and Linda WaltonWorld History Second Edition – Journeys from Past to Present, Volume 1: from Human Origins to 16—CE  (Routledge, 2014).

Candice Goucher and Linda WaltonWorld History Second Edition – Journeys from Past to Present Volume 2: from 1300 CE to THE PRESENT (Routledge, 2014).

Jesse Spohnholz and Gary Waite, Exile and Religious Identity 1500-1800 (Pickering & Chatto, 2014).

Matthew Avery Sutton,  American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014).

Jennifer ThigpenIsland Queens and Mission Wives – How Gender and Empire Remade Hawai’i’s Pacific World (University of North Carolina Press, 2014).

Ashley WrightOpium and Empire in Southeast Asia – Regulating Consumption in British Burma (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014).


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).