2015-16 Faculty Publications

The Department of History at Western Michigan University proudly recognizes our faculty for their scholarly achievement through their outstanding publishing efforts. Research regularly appears in leading academic journals and periodicals and is frequently cited by the press. For additional publications, visit faculty directory pages and scholarworks.wmich.edu.

Books, Edited Works and Exhibitions

Berto, Luigi Andrea.  La guerra, la violenza, gli altri e la frontiera nella “Venetia” altomedievale, Pisa: Pisa University Press, 2016.

Coryell, Janet.  “A Team of Their Own:  The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.” DVD.  Produced by James Smither and Frank Boring. Allendale, MI:  Veterans History Project, Grand Valley State University, 2015.

Rubin, Eli.  Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany.  New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Strong, Anise K.  Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World. Cambridge, England and New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Warren, Wilson J. Gordon P. Andrews, and James P. Cousins. Collaboration and the Future of Education: Preserving the Right to Teach and Think Historically. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Articles and Chapters

Benac, David. “The Value of a Historical Landscape: Heritage and Nature at Bridal Veil.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 116: 4 (2015).

Berto, Luigi Andrea. “‘Copiare’ e ‘ricomporre’. Alcune ipotesi su come si scriveva nell’Italia meridionale altomedievale e sulla biblioteca di Montecassino nel nono secolo. Il caso della cronaca di Erchemperto.” Medieval Sophia, 17 (2015): 83-111.

Borish, Linda J. “The Philadelphia Jewish Ys: Sport and Physical Health in American Culture,” in Philly Sports: Teams, Games, and Athletes From Rocky’s Town, eds. Ryan A. Swanson and David K. Wiggins.  Fayetteville, AR: The University of Arkansas Press, 2016.

Dooley, Howard J. "Port Said, Egypt: Canal Gateway to Global Hub?," World History Connected February 2016  (22 Sept. 2016).

Hadden, Sally. “Magna Carta for the Masses: An Analysis of Eighteenth-century Americans’ Growing Familiarity with the Great Charter in Newspapers.” North Carolina Law Review 94:5 (2016): 1681-1724.

Palmitessa, James. “‘Sociální pamět’ husitské doby v kronikách raného novověku” [“‘Social Memory’ of the Hussite Age in Chronicles of the Early Modern Period”] Jan Hus 1415 a 600 let poté, eds. Jakub Smrčka & Zdeněk Vybíral (Tábor: Husitské muzeum v Táboře, 2015): 233-234.

Strong, Anise. “Hypatia and Brian: Early Christianity as Mythological Drama,” in Classical Myth on Screen, eds. M. Safran and M. Cyrino.  New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2015.

book reviews

Coryell, Janet. Review of The Weston Sisters: An American Abolitionist Family, by Lee V. Chambers. Civil War Book Review online (August 2015).

Hadden, Sally.  Review of The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America, by Terri Snyder.  Law and History Review 34:3 (2016): 821-23.

Pyenson, Lewis.  Reviews of Great Scientists Wage the Great War and War of Guns and Mathematics. Journal of Military History 80:2 (2016): 573-575.

Warren, Wilson J.  Review of Bridging the Distance: Common Issues of the Rural West, edited by David B. Danbom.  Agricultural History 90:3(2016): 421-423.

Xiong, Victor. Review of Chang'an 26 BCE: An Augustan age in China, edited by Michael Nylan and Griet Vankeerberghen, with Michael Loewe. CHOICE (August 2015).

Yoshida, Takashi. Review of Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War, by Lee Pennington.  Journal of Military History 80:2 (2016): 595-97.

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