College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

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Books and Monographs (Faculty) | Books and Monographs (Emeritus)| Major Articles and Book Chapters (Faculty) 

Recent Books by Faculty (2013-present)

Crusader for Democracy

Delgadillo, Charles. Crusader for Democracy: The Political Life of William Allen White. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018.







Integration of the PCL

Essington, Amy. The Integration of the Pacific Coast League: Race and Baseball on the West Coast. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.







Chronicling California

Hoikkala, Paivi and Eileen V. Wallis. Chronicling California: A Primary Source Reader. San Diego: Cognella, 2016.






The Stadium Century

Lewis, Robert W. The stadium century: Sport, spectatorship and mass society in modern France. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.







Ancient Near East

Podany, Amanda H. The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction. New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2014.







Ancient Near East

Podany, Amanda H. El antiguo Oriente Próximo: Une breve introducción. Translated by Javier Alonso López. Madrid: Alianza, 2016.






Living Gandhi

Sethia, Tara and Anjana Narayan (eds.) The Living Gandhi.   Delhi: Penguin, 2013.







Fang Lizhi

Wang, Zuoyue and the Editorial Committee for Memorial Collections on Fang Lizhi (Xinmin Hua, Xiaokang Su, Xiang Zhou, Perry Link, Ke Chiang Hsieh, Shujun Wang, Zuoyue Wang, Wei Xiong, Jian Chen, Jian Yang, Pei Xu, Ke Fang, Shuxian Li, and others) (eds.), Fang Lizhi in Humanities: A Memorial CollectionHong Kong: Mirror Books, 2016.





Wirtschafter Church and Society

Wirtschafter, Elise. Church and Society in Modern Russia: Essays in Honor of Gregory L. Freeze. Edited with Manfred Hildermeier. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015.






Wirtschafter Religion and Enlightenment

Wirtschafter, Elise. Religion and Enlightenment in Catherinian Russia: The Teachings of Metropolitan Platon. DeKalb, IL, 2013; paperback edition, 2013.






Wirtschafter Serf to Soldier

Wirtschafter, Elise. From Serf to Russian Soldier. Princeton, NJ, 1990; Princeton Legacy Library edition, 2014.






Wolhcke Perpetual Fair

Wohlcke, Anne. 'The Perpetual Fair': Gender, Disorder, and Urban Amusement in Eighteenth-Century London. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014.







Recent books by Emeritus Faculty Members 


Brundage British Historians

Brundage, Anthony and Richard Cosgrove. British Historians and National Identity: From Hume to Churchilll (London: Routledge, 2014).






Major Articles and Book Chapters by Faculty (2013-present)

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Campbell, Stephen. “Funding the Bank War: Nicholas Biddle and the Public Relations Campaign to Re-Charter the Second Bank of the United States, 1828-1832.” American Nineteenth Century History 17, no. 3 (Fall 2016).


Lloyd, John. "The 'Quiet Revolution': CicLAvia and the Reimagining of Public Space in Los Angeles in the 21st Century," in Public Space and Its (dis)Contents, (Ukrainian) edited by Svetlana Shlipchenko and Igor Tishchenko, (Kiev, Ukraine: Heinrich Boll Stiftung, 2017): 242-53.


Podany, Amanda H. “The Conservatism of Hana Scribal Tradition.” In Cultures and Societies in the Middle Euphrates and Habur Areas in the Second Millennium BC – I,” edited by D. Shibata and S. Yamada, 69-98. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016.


Podany, Amanda H. “Hana and the Low Chronology.” Journal of Near Eastern Studies 73/1 (2014), 49-71.


Sethia, Tara. “Capitalism, Nationalism and Industrialization in the Age of Imperialism: The Case G. D. Birla and the Jute Industry in Colonial India,” in Arnold Kaminski and Roger Long (eds.) Nationalism and Imperialism in South and Southeast Asia.  (Delhi: Manohar, 2015), pp. 185-206. 


Van, Rachel. “The ‘Woman Pigeon’:  Gender and the Anglo-American Commercial Community in Canton & Macao, 1800-1849,” The Pacific Historical Review 83, no. 4 (Nov. 2014):  561-591.

Wang, Zuoyue."“Planning for Science and Technology in China and India,” BJHS Themes 1 (2016): 83-113, open access. Co-authored by Jahnavi Phalky.


​Wang, Zuoyue. ​“A Historical Study of the American Branch of the Science Society of China,” Journal of the Dialectics of Nature 38, no. 3 (May 2016): 1-11.​ In Chinese.


Wang, Zuoyue. “The Chinese Developmental State during the Cold War: The Making of the 1956 Twelve-Year Science and Technology Plan,” History and Technology 31, no. 3 (2015): 180-205.


Wang, Zuoyue, “Sputnik Moments: Science and Technology Policy from Eisenhower to Obama,” in Andrew J. Polsky (ed.), The Eisenhower Presidency: Lessons for the Twenty-First Century (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015), 117-129.


Wang, Zuoyue. “The Cold War and the Reshaping of Transnational Science in China,” in Naomi Oreskes and John Krige (eds.), Science and Technology in the Global Cold War(Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2014), 343-370. 


Wirtschafter, Elise. “Church Intellectuals in Enlightenment Russia: The Theotokos Sermons of Metropolitan Platon (Levshin),” in Church and Society in Modern Russia: Essays in Honor of Gregory L. Freeze, eds. Manfred Hildermeier and Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015), pp. 17-34.


Wirtschafter, Elise. “Russian Perspectives on European Order: ‘Review of the Year 1819’,” in Russia and the Napoleonic Wars, eds. Janet Hartley, Paul Keenan, and Dominic Lieven (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), pp. 57-69. Russian translation published as «Русский взгляд на европейский порядок: 'Обзор 1819 года,'» Эпоха 1812 года: Исследования. Источники. Историография. XII: Сборник материалов (Moscow: Kuchkovo pole, 2014), pp. 63-78. 


Wirtschafter, Elise. “Power and the 18th-Century Nobility,” Kritika 15, no. 3 (Summer 2014): 1-8 [review essay devoted to N. N. Petrukhintsev and Lorents [Lorenz] Erren, eds. Praviashchie elity i dvorianstvo Rossii vo vremia i posle petrovskikh reform (1682-1750); Olga Glagoleva and Ingrid Shirle [Schierle], eds. Dvorianstvo, vlast’ i obshchestvo v provintsial’noi Rossii XVIII veka.] 


Wirtschafter, Elise. “Orthodoxy and Enlightenment in Catherinian Russia: The Tsarevich Dimitrii Sermons of Metropolitan Platon,” in Thinking Orthodox in Modern Russia: Culture, History, Context, eds. Patrick Lally Michelson and Judith Deutsch Kornblatt (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2014), pp. 43-63.


Wirtschafter, Elise. "Military service and the Russian social order, 1649-1861," in Fighting for a Living: A Comparative History of Military Labour, 1500-2000, ed. Erik-Jan Zürcher (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013), pp. 393-418.