Department of History faculty at Western Michigan University regularly write books and are published in leading academic journals and periodicals.
Books, Edited Works, and Exhibitions
Berkhofer III, Robert F. with Alan Cooper and Adam J. Kosto, eds.The Experience of Power in Medieval Europe. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2005.
Beyan, Amos. African American Settlements in West Africa: John Brown Russwurm and the American Civilizing Efforts. Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2005.
Articles, Chapters, Other
Angelov, Dimiter.“Byzantine Ideological Reactions to the Latin Conquest of Constantinople.” In Urbs capta: La quatrieme croisade et ses conséquences; The Fourth Crusade and Its Consequences (Réalites Byzantines, 10), ed. A. Laiou. Paris, 2005.
Angelov, Dimiter. “Plato, Aristotle, and Byzantine Political Philosophy.” In The Greek Strand in Islamic Political Thought, eds. P. Crone, E. Gannagé and M. Aouad. Beirut, 2004.
Angelov, Dimiter. “Theodore Metochites – Statesman, Intellectual, Poet, and Patron of the Arts,” in Restoring Byzantium, ed. H. Klein. New York (2004), 15-22.
Berkhofer III, Robert F. “Abbatial Authority over Lay Agents.” In The Experience of Power in Medieval Europe, eds. Robert F. Berkhofer III, Alan Cooper and Adam J. Kosto. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2005.
Beyan, Amos. “Mane and 16th Century Migrations,” “Liberia: Blyden, E.W., 1832-1912.” In Encyclopedia of African History, ed. Kevin Shillington. Routledge, 2005.
Borish, Linda J. “Rural Women and the Pursuit of Physical Recreation and Sporting Activities in Health Reform in Antebellum New England.” The International Journal of the History of Sport 22 (Nov. 2005).
Borish, Linda J. “’Bloomerdom Blooming’: Rural Women, the Bloomer Costume, and Health Reforms for Outdoor Exercise in Antebellum New England.” In Sport and Nature in History, eds. Jean-Michel Delaplace, Sylvian Villaret, and William Chameyrat. Saint Augustin, Germany: Academia Verlag (2004): 423-32.
Borish, Linda J. “American Jewish Women in Sports.” Encyclopedia of American Jewish History, eds. Stephen H. Norwood and Eunice G. Pollack. January 2005.
Brandão, J. A. “Francis Parkman.” In Encyclopedia of the French Atlantic, ed. William Marshall Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio (2005), vol. 3: 916-17.
Brandão, J. A. “Native ‘Contributions’ to Euroamerican Culture: Questioning the Paradigm.” The European Review of Native American Studies 18, 2 (2004): 43-6.
Brandão, J. A. (Coauthor) "From the Mohawk-Mahican War to the Beaver Wars: Questioning the Pattern." Ethnohistory 51, 4 (fall 2004): 725-50.
Elder, E. Rozanne. “Communities of Reform in the Province of Reims: The Benedictine ‘Chapter General’ of 1131.” In The Making of Christian Communities in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, ed. Mark F. Williams. London: Anthem Press (2005): 117-29, 182-88.
Heasley, Lynne. “Walking Contested Land: Doing Environmental History in West Africa and the US.” Environmental History 10:3 (2005): 510-31.
Julien, Catherine. “War and a Semblance of Peace in the Inca Heartland.” Antropologica 99-100 (2004): 187-217.
Maier, Paul. “Archaeology – Biblical Ally or Adversary?” Bible and Spade 17 (Summer 2004): 83-95.
Maier, Paul. “The Da Vinci Code: Tool for Evangelism?” Christian Research Journal 27 (Fall 2004): 10-11.
Maier, Paul. “Taking Care of (Church) Business.” Christian History and Biography 85 (Winter 2005): 24.
Palmitessa, James R. and Stephen T. Staggs. “The Successes and Challenges of Teaching World History in the Twenty-First Century: Two Case Studies from Western Michigan.” World History Connected (October 2005).
Sabra, Adam. “Public Policy or Private Charity?: The Ambivalent Character of Islamic Charitable Endowments.” In Stiftungen in Christenum, Judentum und Islam vor der Moderne, ed. Tillmann Lohse. Akademie Verlag (2005): 95-108.
Stone, Judith. “Radicalism” and “Georges Clemenceau.” The Encyclopedia of Europe 1789-1914. Scribners, 2005.
Yoshida, Takashi. “A War over Words: Changing Descriptions of Nanjing in Japanese History Textbooks.” Asian Cultural Studies 14, Special Issue (March 2005).
Yoshida, Takashi. “Whom Should We Remember?: Japanese Museums of War and Peace.” Journal of Museum Education 29, 2 & 3 (Spring-Summer/Fall 2004): 16-20.
Reviews (Books, Exhibitions, etc.)
Berkhofer III, Robert F. Jeffrey M. Bowman, Shifting Landmarks: Property, Proof, and Dispute in Catalonia around 1000. Choice (October 2004).
Beyan, Amos. Kenneth C. Barnes, Journey of Hope: The Back to Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s.The American Historical Review 110, no. 3 (June 2005).
Beyan, Amos. Claude Cregg, The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia. The Journal of American History 19, 4 (March 2005).
Borish, Linda J. “Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers.” Northern Indiana Center for History, South Bend, IN. Journal of American History 91 (Dec. 2004).
Brandão, J. A. Gilles Havard, Empire et métissages: Indiens et Français dans le Pays d’en Haut, 1660-1715. The Canadian Historical Review 85, 4 (Dec. 2004): 783-6.
Coryell, Janet. C. Kay Larson, Great Necessities: The Life, Times, and Writings of Anna Ella Carroll, 1815-1894. H-Net Minerva (March 2005).
Coryell, Janet. Varon, Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy. Journal of Southern History 70 (Nov. 2004): 936-38.
Coryell, Janet. O’Brien, The Glory Cloak. Civil War Book Review (Fall 2004). (http://www.cwbr.com).
Kachun, Mitch. John Ernest, Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861. Choice (November 2004).
Kachun, Mitch. Shaffer, After the Glory: The Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans. Civil War Book Review (Winter 2005). (http://www.cwbr.com).
Rubin, Eli. Mark Landsmann, Dictatorship and Demand: The Politics of Consumerism in East Germany. H-Net German (October 13, 2005).
Warren, Wilson. Ronald W. Evans, The Social Studies Wars: What Should We Teach the Children?The History Teacher 38 (May 2005): 408-9.
Xiong, Victor. “China: Dawn of a Golden Age,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. American Journal of Archaeology (January 2005).
Yoshida, Takashi. R. P. W. Havers, Reassessing the Japanese Prisoner of War Experience: The Changi POW Camp in Singapore, 1942-5. Social Science Japan Journal 8,1 (April 2005): 151-5.