2006-07 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

Gray, Marion W. and Ulrike Gleixner, eds. Gender in Transition: Discourse and Experience in German-Speaking Europe, 1750-1830. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006.

Julien, Catherine. Titu Cusi: A History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peru. Dual Language Edition. Translated and with an introduction by Catherine Julien. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2006.

Kachun, Mitch and William L. Andrews, eds. The Curse of Caste or the Slave Bride: A Rediscovered African American Novel by Julia C. Collins. Oxford University Press, 2006.

Warren, Wilson. Tied to the Great Packing Machine:  The Midwest and Meatpacking.  Iowa City, IA:  University of Iowa Press, 2007.

Warren, Wilson and Michael W. Lemberger. Ottumwa.  Charleston, SC:  Arcadia Publishing, 2006.

Articles, Chapters, Others

Berkhofer, III. Robert F. “The Canterbury Forgeries Revisited.” The Haskins Society Journal 18 (2006).

Berto, Andrea. "Oblivion, Memory and Irony in Medieval Montecassino: Narrative Strategies of the 'Chronicles of St. Benedict of Cassino.'" Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies 38, 1 (2007): 45-61.

Beyan, Amos J. “The American Colonization Society and the Founding of Liberia,” “Paul Cuffe and Racism,” and “Thomas Roderick Dew.”  In Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, eds. John H. Moore, Russell Adams, Patricia H. Collins, Alan Goodman, Len Lieberman, and Denise Segura. Macmillan USA, 2007.

Borish, Linda J. “Jewish Sportswomen.” In Jews and American Popular Culture, Vol. 3, Sports, Leisure, and Lifestyle, ed. Paul Buhle, 71-101. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006.

Borish, Linda J. “Benevolent America: Rural Women, Physical Recreation, Sport and Health Reform in Ante-Bellum New England.” In Sport and American Society: Insularity, Exceptionalism, 'Imperialism,' eds., Mark Dyreson and J.A. Mangan, 1-29. London, UK: Routledge, 2007.

Borish, Linda J. Contributor, Jewish Sports, materials on Jewish Women in Sport, ed. Alan Freedman, (National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, Commack, NY, 2006), pp. 1-8.

Borish, Linda. “Natalie Cohen,” “Charlotte Epstein,” “Gladys Heldman.” In Encyclopedia Judaica, Second Edition, ed. Judith Baskin. New York: Gale Publishing, 2006.

Borish, Linda J. “Charlotte Epstein" and "Sports in the United States." In Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia, CD-ROM, eds. Paula Hyman and Dalia Ofer. Shalvi Publishing Ltd: Jerusalem, Israel, 2006.

Borish, Linda J. and Elizabeth A. Zanoni. “Michigan Jewish Women, Physical Culture and Sport During the Early Decades of the Twentieth Century.” Michigan Jewish History 46 (Fall 2006): 28-40.

Brandão, José Antonió. "La Verendrye," "Alexander McKay." In Encyclopedia Britannica.  2007.

Chiarappa, Michael. “Fishing Vessels of the Great Lakes.” In The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia, eds. Richard Sisson, Christian Zacher and Andrew Cayton, 1369-71. Bloomington, IN; Indiana University Press, 2007.

Faires, Nora. “La construction d'un avant-poste féminin et bourgeois du nationalisme. Le Club des femmes américaines de Calgary (1912-1945).” Actes de l’histoire de l’immigration 6 (January 2007): 127-42. (“Constructing an Outpost of Gendered and Class Nationalism: The American Woman’s Club, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1912-1945.”)

Gray, Marion W. “Enlightenment Vocabulary and Female Difference: Two Women Writers’ Search for Inclusive Language.” In Gender in Transition: Discourse and Experience in German-Speaking Europe, 1750-1830., eds. Ulrike Gleixner and Marion Gray, 246-261. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006.

Julien, Catherine. “Titu Cusi amenaza declarar la guerra.” [Titu Cusi Threatens to Declare War] In Ensayos de cultura virreinal latinoamericana, ed. Juan Zevallos-Aguilar, Takahiro Kato and Luis Millones, 79-98. Lima: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 2006.

Julien, Catherine. “La descripción de la población del oriente boliviano en el siglo XVI.” [The Description of the Population of the Bolivian Oriente in the Sixteenth Century] In Definiciones étnicas, organización social y estrategias políticas en el Chaco y la Chiquitani., ed. Isabelle Combés, 49-67. Santa Cruz de la Sierra: Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos, 2006.

Julien, Catherine. “An Inca Information Network.” Ñawpa Pacha 28 (2006): 41-61.

Julien, Catherine. “Kandire in Real Time and Space: Sixteenth-century Expeditions from the Pantanal to the Andes.” Ethnohistory 54, 2 (2007): 245-72.

Julien, Catherine. “War and Peace in the Inca Heartland.” In War and Peace in the Ancient World, ed. Kurt A. Raaflaub, 329-47. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2006.

Kachun, Mitch.  “Interrogating the Silences: Julia C. Collins, Nineteenth-Century African American Readers and Writers, and the Christian Recorder.” African American Review 40, 4 (Winter 2006): 1-12.

Maier, Paul. Foreword, pp. xi-xii in Peter Kurowski, The Seduction of Extremes. Enum-Claw, WA: Wine Press Publishing, 2006.

Maier, Paul. Foreword, pp. xi-xiv in John D. Wineland, ed., The Light of Discovery: Studies in Honor of Edwin M. Yamauchi. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2006.

Maier, Paul. “History and Christianity.” The Servant 14 (Fall 2006): 1-3.

Maier, Paul. “The Most Overlooked Verse in the Bible.” Reporter (February 2007): 2, 6.

Maier, Paul. “A Summary Critique: Michael Baigent and the Gnostic Tactic – Fantasy Posing as Fact.” Christian Research Journal 30 (February 2007): 42-4.              

Maier, Paul. “More Junk on Jesus.” On the Church & Society Report 1 (March 2 , 2007): 1-3.

Maier, Paul. “The Judge Who Changed History.” The Lutheran Witness 126 (March 2007): 6-9.      

Maier, Paul. “The Mystery of the Missing Body.” The Lutheran Witness 126 (April 2007): 4-6.
Maier, Paul. “Jesus’ Bones?” The Lutheran Witness 126 (April 2007): 7.

Rubin, Eli. “Strategies of Survival: Culture and Economics on the Everyday Level“Do We Need A New Economic History of Germany?” (H-German Forum essay, May 18, 2007). www.h-net.org/german/discuss/econ/econ_index.htm

Steuer, Kenetth. "Peace Issue Links Bavaria with Mecklenburg-Vorpommern." German Postal Specialist 58, 5 (May 2007): 196-7.

Warren, Wilson. “Closing the Distance Between Authentic History Pedagogy and Everyday Classroom Practice.” History Teacher 40, 2 (February 2007): 249-55.

Warren, Wilson withYuanlong Liu, Jianping Shen, and Lynne E. Cowart. “Assessing the Factorial Structure of High School History Teachers’ Perceptions on Teaching American History.” Teacher Development 10, 3 (October 2006): 375-87.

Warren, Wilson. “Meatpacking in Illinois History.” Illinois History Teacher 13, 2 (Fall 2006): 36-9.

Wilson,Warren. “United Packinghouse Workers of America/Packinghouse Workers’ Organizing Committee.” In Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History, ed. Eric Arneson, 1437-42. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Wilson,Warren. “Packinghouse Workers,” “Farmers and Laborers,” “Company Towns,”  and “Manufacturing or Processing Sites.” In The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia, eds. Richard Sisson, Andrew R. L. Clayton, and Christian K. Zacher.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.

Yoshida, Takashi. “Advancing or Obstructing Reconciliation? Changes in History Education and Disputes over History Textbooks in Japan.” In Teaching the Violent Past: History Education and Reconciliation, ed. Elizabeth Cole, 51-79. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.

Yoshida, Takashi
. “Wartime Accounts of the Nanking Atrocity.” In The Nanking Atrocity: Complicating the Picture, ed. Bob T. Wakabayashi, 248-64. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.

Yoshida, Takashi. “The Nanjing Massacre: Changing Contours of History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States.” Japan Focus (http://www.japanfocus.org/), (December 26, 2006).

Yoshida, Takashi. “Sensō no kioku to nashionarizumu” (Nationalism in War and Memory), Nenpō nihon gendaishi, 12 (2007): 125-61.

Reviews (Books, Exhibitions, Etc.)

Brandão, José António. Rony Blum, Ghost Brothers: Adoption of a French Tribe by Bereaved Native America. Quebec Studies (Spring/Summer, 2006): 117

Chiarappa, Michael. Karni Perez, Fishing for Gold: The Story of Alabama’s Catfish Industry. Environmental History 12 (January 2007): 165-6.
Chiarappa, Michael. Dana Story, Frame Up!: A Story of Essex, its Shipyards and its People. The Northern Mariner/Le Marin du Nord 16 (2006): 99-100.

Coryell, Janet. Amy Murrell Taylor, The Divided Family in Civil War America. American Historical Review 112 (February 2007): 196-7.

Dooley Howard. Richard W. Bulliett, The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization. The Journal of World History 18, 1 (March 2007): 99-103

Havira, Barbara. Christine Ogren, The American State Normal School:“An Instrument for Great Good.” History of Education Quarterly 46, 4 (Winter 2006): 653-55.

Julien, Catherine. Sabine Hyland, The Jesuit and the Incas: The Extraordinary Life of Padre Blas Valera, S.J.. The American Historical Review 111, 3 (2006): 885-6.

Kachun, Mitch. Lazerow and Williams, eds., In Search of the Black
Panther Party. Choice (April 2007).

Kachun, Mitch. Rogers, Life and Death in the Delta. Choice (January 2007).

Kachun, Mitch. Painter, Creating Black Americans. Choice (October 2006).

Szylvian, Kristin. Don Parson, Making a Better World: Public Housing, the Red Scare, and the Direction of Modern Los Angles. Pacific Historical Review 76, 2 (May 2007): 315-17.

Xiong, Victor. “Gilded Treasures of a Lost Empire.” Exhibition review of “Gilded Splendor: Treasures of China’s Liao Empire” (Asia Society and Museum, New York). American Journal of Archaeology (online version) (April, 2007): 1-9.

Xiong, Victor. Wang Zhengping, Ambassadors from the Islands of Immortals: China-Japan Relations in the Han-Tang Period. Harvard Journal of AsiaticStudies67, 1 (June 2007): 214–26.

Yoshida, Takashi. Sven Saaler, Politics, Memory and Public Opinion: The History Textbook Controversy and Japanese Society. Journal of Japanese Studies 33, 1 (Winter 2007): 220-24.