2005-06 Faculty Publications

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

Brandão, José António with Allan D. Hux and Moira Wong. My Country, Our History: Canada from 1914 to the Present. Toronto: Pippin, 2006.

Faires, Nora with John J. Bukowczyk, David R. Smith, and Randy William Widdis. Permeable Border: The Great Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650-1990. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.

Faires, Nora with Nancy Hanflik. Jewish Life in the Industrial Promised Land 1855-2005. Michigan State University Press, 2005.

Heasley, Lynne. A Thousand Pieces of Paradise: Landscape and Property in the Kickapoo Valley. University of Wisconsin Press, 2005.

Maier, Paul. Martin Lutero – Un hombre que cambio el mundo [Spanish edition of Martin Luther – A Man Who Changed the World] St. Louis: Editorial Concordia, 2005.

Xiong, Victor. Emperor Yang of the Sui Dynasty: His Life, Times, and Legacy. State University of New York Press, 2006.

Yoshida, Takashi. The Making of the "Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States. Oxford University Press, 2006.

Articles, Chapters, Other

Angelov, Dimiter. “Domestic opposition to Byzantium’s alliance with Saladin: Niketas Choniates and his Epiphany oration of 1190.” Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 30, 1 (2006).

Beyan, Amos J.  "Liberia: Blyden E.W., 1832-1912." In Encyclopedia of African History, ed. Vol. 1 Kevin Shillington. Routledge Press, 2005.

Borish, Linda. Reprint of article, “`The Cradle of American Champions, Women Champions … Swim Champions’: Charlotte Epstein, Gender and Jewish Identity, and the Physical Emancipation of Women in Aquatic Sports.” International Swimming Hall of Fame Yearbook, 2005-06, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Borish, Linda J. “Benevolent America: Rural Women, Physical Recreation, Sport and Health Reform in Ante-Bellum New England.” The International Journal of the History of Sport 22, 6 (November 2005): 946-73.

Borish, Linda J. “Natalie Cohen,” “Charlotte Epstein,” “Gladys Heldman.” In Encyclopedia Judaica, ed. Judith R. Baskin. 2005.

Borish, Linda. Executive Producer, Historical Advisor, and Co-Author of Script for documentary film, Jewish Women in American Sport: Settlement Houses to the Olympics Script of the film completed in June 2006, co-authored with filmmaker and Producer/Director Shuli Eshel.

Brandão, J. A., & Michael Nassaney. “A Capsule Social and Material History of Fort St. Joseph (1691-1763) and Its Inhabitants.” French Colonial History 7 (2006): 61-75.

Brandão, J.A. "Louis Riel," "Quebec Conference." Encyclopedia Britannica. 2005.

Brandão, J.A. (Coauthor) "`Some things may slip out of your memory and be forgott': The 1701 Deed and Map of Iroquois Hunting Territory Revisited." New York History (Fall 2005): 417-34.

Brandão, J. A. “Iroquois Wars,” “Covenant Chain,” “Treaty of 1701.” In The Encyclopedia of New York State, ed. Peter Eisenstadt. Syracuse University Press, 2005.

Chiarappa, Michael. “Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Architecture: The Endurance and Transformation of a Region’s Landscape/Waterscape.” In Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture X, eds. Kenneth Breisch and Alison Hoagland. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005.

Dooley, Howard J. “The Commodification of International Education.” Universities and Corporations: Papers Presented at the Western Michigan University Emeritii Council Forum, published by the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, Vol. XVI, No. 2 (April 2006), pp. 51-56.

Elder, E. Rozanne. “Anglican-Orthodox Relations: A Long-term Overview.”. In One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: Studies in Christian Ecclesiality and Ecumenism in Honor of J. Robert Wright, eds. Marsha Dutton and Patrick Terrell Gray. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2006.

Faires, Nora. “Staking Narrative Claims,” contribution to “Roundtable on Dirk Hoerder's Creating Societies: Immigrant Lives in Canada.” In Histoire sociale/Social History 38 (November 2005): 461-77; with Sylvia Hahn, Leslie Page Moch, Leo Lucassen, and Dirk Hoerder.

Faires, Nora. “Going Across the River: Black Canadians and Detroit before the Great Migration,” Citizenship Studies, Special Issue on “Freedom on the Margins,” 10 (February 2006): 117-34.

Julien, Catherine. Alejo García en la historia [Alejo García in History]. Anuario de Estudios Bolivianos, Archivísticos y Bibliográficos 11 (2005).

Kachun, Mitch. “Antebellum African Americans, Public Commemoration, and the Haitian Revolution: A Problem of Historical Mythmaking.” Journal of the Early Republic 26, 2 (Summer 2006): 249-74.

Kachun, Mitch. “African American festivals.” In Encyclopedia of American Holidays. Len Travers, ed. (Greenwood Press, 2006)

Kachun, Mitch (co-author). “Crispus Attucks.” In Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas, ed. Colin Palmer. Macmillan, 2005.

Lyon-Jenness, Cheryl. “Planting the Prairies: John Kennicott and Horticultural Advocacy in Nineteenth-Century Illinois.” Illinois History Teacher 13, no. 1 (2006): 2-16.

Kachun, Mitch. “Jerry Rescue Day.” In The World of Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895, eds. Paul Finkelman and Diane Barnes. Oxford University Press, 2006.

Maier, Paul. “The Visit of the Magi – Fact or Fiction?” The Lutheran Witness 125 (January, 2006): 6-9.

Maier, Paul. “The Da Vinci Distortion.” The Lutheran Witness 125 (April, 2006): 18-19.

Maier, Paul. “Taking Care of (Church) Business.” Christian History and Biography 85 (Winter 2005): 24.

Palmitessa, James R. “The Renewal of Ecclesiastical Property in the Pre-White Mountain Age: The Case of the Church and Cloister of the Knights of the Cross with the Red Star.” Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice V, vol. 2 (October 2005).

Rubin, Eli. “Plastics and Dictatorship in the German Democratic Republic: Towards an Economic, Consumer, Design and Cultural History.” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute 38 (Spring 2006): 89-98.

Rubin, Eli. “The Form of Socialism without Ornament: Consumption, Ideology, and the Fall and Rise of Modernist Design in the German Democratic Republic.” Journal of Design History (June 2006).

Simon, Larry. “Balearic Islands.” In The Crusades: An Encylopdia, ed. Alan V. Murray, 4 vols. (Santa Barbara and Oxford: ABC-CLIO, 2006), 1: 140a-144b.

Simon, Larry. “Mallorca Crusade (1114-1115).” In The Crusades: An Encyclopedia, ed. Alan V. Murray, 4 vols. (Santa Barbara and Oxford: ABC-CLIO, 2006), 3: 779a-780a.

Stone, Judith. “Radical Party.” In The Encyclopedia for the Modern World. (Oxford University Press, 2006).

Szylvian, Kristin. “Voices of the Growers.” Michigan History 90, 3 (May/June 2006): 14-20.

Szylvian, Kristin. “The Joads Come to Michigan.” Michigan History 90, 3 (May/June 2006): 52-63.

Warren, Wilson. Guest Editor, International Journal of Social Education, volume 22, number 1 (Spring/Summer 2007) issue on “Historical Thinking.” Preparation of introductory essay and editing of six essays.

Reviews (Books, Exhibitions, etc.)

Berkhofer III, Robert F. Sherry Roush and Christelle L. Baskins, The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy. Choice, May, 2006.

Berkhofer III, Robert F. Richard E. Barton, Lordship in the Country of Maine, c. 890-1160. H-France Review 5 (August 2005), no. 87.
(http://h-france.net/vol5reviews/berkhofer.html).

Beyan, Amos. J. Eric Burin,  Slavery and the Peculiar Solution: A History of the American Colonization Society.  Journal of Southern History  4, (November 2006).

Coryell, Janet. Schultz, Jane E., Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America. Armed Forces & Society 32 (October 2005): 151-153.

Gray, Marion W. William W. Hagen, Ordinary Prussians: Brandemburg Junkers and Villagers, 1500-1840. Agricultural History 80 (2006): 109-110.

Heasley, Lynne. Harold K. Steen, The U.S. Forest Service: A History, Centennial Edition. Environmental History 10:4 (2005).

Kachun, Mitch. Lay, The Invisible Empire in the West. Journal of African American Studies 8, 3 (Winter 2005)

Kachun, Mitch. Kendrick and Kendrick, Sarah’s Long Walk. Choice (Dec. 2005)

Kachun, Mitch. Kathleen Clark, Defining Moments: African American Commemoration and Political Culture in the South, 1863-1913. Civil War Book Review (Winter 2006). (http://www.cwbr.com).

Kachun, Mitch. John Neff, Honoring the Civil War Dead: Commemoration and the Problem of Reconciliation. Choice (February 2006).

Kachun, Mitch. Claude Clegg, The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia. Liberian Studies Journal (Winter 2006).

Kachun, Mitch. William Blair, Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914. Choice (July 2005) and Alabama Review 58, no. 3 (July 2005): 210-11.

Maier, Paul. Philip Conner, Huguenot Heartland: Montalban and Southern French Calvinism during the Wars of Religion. The Historian 68 (2005): 612-13.

Rubin, Eli. Judd Stitziel, Fashioning Socialism: Clothing, Politics and Consumer Culture in East Germany. H-Net German, June 2006.

Xiong, Victor. “China: Dawn of a Golden Age.” Exhibition review. Chinese Historical Review12, 2 (2005): 312–28.

Xiong, Victor. F. W. Mote, Imperial China 900–1800. Chinese Historical Review 12,2 (2005): 329–331.