Yuen-Gen Liang *05
(University of Pennsylvania Press) In this book, Liang looks at the forces that connected the Spanish empire, examining the familial ties spread throughout the empire. He focuses his investigation on the Fernández de Córdoba family and how...
Howard DeLong *60
(Belcrest Press) In this work, DeLong uses new historical evidence on the American Revolution to redefine it from a 21st century vantage point. In addition to a thorough philosophical analysis of the Revolution, the author presents a model...
Keri Walsh *09 (editor)
(Columbia University Press) This book contains the first collection of Sylvia Beach’s letters, which show the day-to-day details of running a famous bookstore (Shakespeare and Company in Paris) and of being a publisher (notably, the first one of James...
Uriel I. Simonsohn *08
(University of Pennsylvania Press) In this book, Simonsohn focuses on Christian and Jewish legal behavior, while under the authority of Muslims, during the late seventh to early 11th centuries in the region spanning from Iraq to what is now...
Richard Landes *84
(Oxford University Press) In this book, Landes analyzes apocalyptic movements throughout history, including the Mayan calendar, the global Jihad, Nazism, and warnings of global warming. In looking at millennialism from ancient history until...
(Posted on Dec. 7, 2011)