2012-13 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

Berto, Luigi. The Political and Social Vocabulary of John’s the Deacon’s ‘Istoria Veneticorum’. Turnhout (Belgium):  Brepols, 2013.

Elder, E. Rozanne, ed. The Great Beginnings of Citeaux. A Narrative of the Beginning of the Cistercian Order: The Exordium Magnum of Conrad of Eberbach. Translated by Benedicta Ward and Paul Savage. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press/Cistercian Publications, 2012.

Hadden, Sally E. and Patricia Minter, eds. Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013.

Hadden, Sally E. and Alfred Brophy, eds. A Companion to American Legal History.Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

Articles, Chapters and Others

Andrews, Gordon, Wilson J. Warren, and Sarah Drake Brown. “Crossing the Educational Rubicon without the TAH: Collaboration among University and Secondary-Level History Educators.” The History Teacher 46:2(February 2013): 253-266.

Berto, Luigi. “Erchempert, a Reluctant Fustigator of His People: History and Ethnic Pride in Southern Italy at the End of the Ninth Century.” Mediterranean Studies 20:2 (2013): 147-175.

Berto, Luigi. “Linguaggio, contenuto, autori e destinatari nella Langobardia meridionale. Il caso della cosiddetta dedica della Historia Langobardorum Beneventanorum di Erchemperto.” Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies 43 (2012):  1-14.

Beyan, Amos. “American Colonization Society and Founding of Liberia.” In Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, Vol.1, Second Edition, edited by Patrick L. Mason, 88-94. New York: Macmillan Press, 2013.

Beyan, Amos. “Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817.” In Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, Vol. 1, Second Edition, edited by Patrick L. Mason, 470-471. New York: Macmillan Press, 2013.

Borish, Linda J., and Murray Philips, “Introductory Essay.” Special Issue: “Sport History as Modes of Expression: Material Culture and Cultural Spaces in Sport and History.” Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice 16:4 (December 2012): 465-477.

Cousins, James. “The ‘Free and Easy’ Generation of Kentucky and the War of 1812,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 111 (Spring 2013): 133-159.

Cousins, James. “The Scrapbook of Mary Austin Holley: Ephemera and Expression in the Nineteenth Century,” Transylvania Treasures 2 (Summer 2013): 8-10.

Elder, E. Rozanne. “Formation of Wisdom, not Education for Knowledge.” In Religious Education in Pre-Modern Europe, edited by Ilinca Tanaseanu-Döbler and Marvin Döbler, 183-211. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2012. .

Elder, E. Rozanne. “Early Cistercian Writers.” In The Cambridge Companion to the Cistercian Order, edited by Mette Birkedal Brunn, 199-217. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013.

Hadden, Sally E. and Alfred Brophy. “Introduction.” In A Companion to American Legal History, edited by Sally Hadden and Alfred Brophy, 1-4. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

Hadden, Sally E. “What’s Done and Undone: American Legal History, 1700-1775.” In A Companion to American Legal History, edited by Sally Hadden and Alfred Brophy, 26-45. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 

Hadden, Sally E. and Patricia Minter. “Introduction.” In Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History, edited by Sally Hadden and Patricia Minter, 1-15. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013.

Hadden, Sally E. “South Carolina’s Grand Jury Presentments: The Eighteenth-Century Experience.” In Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History, edited by Sally Hadden and Patricia Minter, 89-109. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013.

Hadden, Sally E. “Law and Slavery.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online, edited by Trevor Burnard.<http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/obo/page/atlantic-history> Oxford University Press, 2013.

Palmitessa, James.  “Několik poznámek k ohlasu Bartolomějské noci v Čechách mimo dvůr Maximiliána II.” [Some Remarks on the Reception of the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in Bohemia outside of the Court of Maximilian II.] In O felix Bohemia! Studie k dějinám české reformace, edited by Petr Hlaváček, 214-223. Prague: Collegium Europaeum v Filozofií, 2013.

Pyenson, Lewis.  “Athena’s Retinue: Nineteenth-Century Scientists Embedded in the Army.” British Journal for the History of Science 45 (2012): 377-400.

Pyenson, Lewis.  “The Einstein-Picasso Question: Neo-Idealist Abstraction in the Decorative Arts and Manufactures.” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 43 (2013): 281-333.

Rashed, Roshdi and Lewis Pyenson. “Otto Neugebauer, Historian.” History of Science 50 (2012): 402-431.

Rashed, Roshdi and Lewis Pyenson, “Otto Neugebauer (1899-1990).” Revue d’histoire des sciences 65 (2012): 381-394.

Sironi, Gastón. “Ciencia en Córdoba en el siglo diecinueve.” Translated by Lewis Pyenson. In Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Cuatrocientos años de historia. Vol. 1, edited by Daniel Saur and Alicia Servetto, 251-281. Córdoba: Editorial de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 2013.

Strong, Anise. “Objects of Desire: Female Gazes and Male Bodies in Spartacus.” in Viewing Love and Romance in the Ancient World, edited by M. Cyrino, 167-181. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan Press, 2013.

Book Reviews

Coryell, Janet. Review of Women Writers and Journalists in the Nineteenth-Century South, by Jonathan Daniel Wells.  Journal of Southern History 79 (May 2013): 508-509.

Cousins, James. Review of A History of Education in Kentucky, by William Ellis. Ohio Valley History (Spring 2013): 89-90.

Cousins, James. Review of A History of Georgetown University, by Robert Curran. The Journal of Southern History 78:4 (November 2012): 956-958.

Elder, E. Rozanne. Review of The Cistercians in the Middle Ages, by Janet Burton and Julie Kerr.  The Catholic Historical Review. 99 (January 2013): 121-122.

Gray, Marion. Review of Bauern als Händler: Ökonomische Diversifizierung und soziale Differenzierung bäuerlicher Agrarproduzenten (15.-19. Jahrhundert), edited by Frank Konersmann and Klaus-Joachim Lorenzen-Schmidt. Agricultural History 86 (2012): 281-283.

Gray, Marion. Review of Brandenburg-Prussia, 1466–1806, by Karin Friedrich. German History 31:1 (2013): 119-120.

Hadden, Sally E. Review of The Old South's Modern World: Slavery, Region, and Nation in the Age of Progress, edited by L. Diane Barnes, Brian Schoen, and Frank Towers. History: Reviews of New Books 41 (2013): 20-21.

Hadden, Sally E. Review of A Slaveholders’ Union: Slavery, Politics, and the Constitution in the Early American Republic, by George Van Cleve. Slavery and Abolition 33 (2012): 159-161.

Pyenson, Lewis. Review of The Colonial Machine: French Science and Overseas Expansion in the Old Regime, by James E. McClellan III and François Regourd. American Historical Review 117:5 (2012): 1671-1672.

Pyenson, Lewis. Review of Science, War and Imperialism. Newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies [Leiden]  61 (2012): 37.

Rubin, Eli. Review of The Firm: The Inside Story of the Stasi, by Gary Bruce. Central European History, 45:4 (December 2012): 812 – 814.

Strong, Anise. Review of The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity, by Stephanie Budin. Classical Bulletin 86.1.

Warren, Wilson J. Review of Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction, by John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov. Journal of Illinois History 15:2 (Summer 2012): 125-126.

Xiong, Victor. Review of Multicultural China in the early Middle Ages, by Sanping Chen. CHOICE October 2012.

Xiong, Victor. Review of The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China, edited by James C.S. Lin. CHOICE December 2012.

Xiong, Victor. Review of The Archaeology of China: From the Late Paleolithic to the Early Bronze Age, by Li Liu and Xingcan Chen. CHOICE  January 2013.

Xiong, Victor. Review of Sui-Tang China and its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power and Connections, 580-800, by Jonathan Karam Skaff.  CHOICE May 2013.

Xiong, Victor. Review of Unearthed: Recent Archaeological Discoveries from Northern China, by Annette L. Juliano and An Jiayao.  CHOICE April 2013.