2017-18 Faculty Publications

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

Books, Edited works and exhibitions

Berto, Luigi Andrea. Cristiani e musulmani nell’ Italia dei primi secoli del Medioevo: primi secoli Percezioni, scontri e incontri. Milan: Jouvence, 2018.
Berto, Luigi Andrea. Storia dei vescovi napoletani (I secolo—876): Gesta Episcoporum Neapolitanorum. Pisa: Pisa University Press, 2018.

Warren, Wilson J. Meat Makes People Powerful: A Global History of the Modern Era. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2018.

Articles and chapters

Borish, Linda J. “Jewish Institutions and Women’s Sport: New York City in the Late Nineteenth And Early Twentieth Centuries,” in New York Sports: Glamour and Grit in the Empire City, ed. Stephen Norwood. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2018, 293-314.
Hadden, Sally E. “Writing (and Rewriting) State Constitutions in the Early Republic: Ideas that State Constitutions Borrowed from Each Other,” in Les Constitutions: des revolutions à l’épreuve due temps en Europe et Etats-Unis (Constitutions: On-going Revolutions in Europe and the United States), ed. Marie-Elisabeth Baudoin and Marie Bolton. Paris: Librairie générale de droit et de jurisprudence, 2017.
Koenig, Joshua D. “America from the Ground Up: Interdisciplinary Scholarship, Film, and Public Engagement,” Cuadernos de Prehistoria Y Arqueologia de la Universidad de Granada (Journal of Prehistory and Archaeology of the University of Granada).
Rubin, Eli. “Berlin-Marzahn: Modernity, Socialism, and Material Rupture in the Plattenbausiedlung,” Dinge in der Zeitgeschichte/Spurensuche am Objekt (2018).
Strong, Anise K. “The Golden Aspects of Roman Imperialism,” in Golden Ages of Classical Antiquity on Screen, ed. M. Safran. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2017.
Strong, Anise K. “The Rape of Lucretia,” in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen, ed. Antony Augoustakis and Monica Silveira Cyrino. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Strong, Anise K. “Xena: Warrior, Heroine, Tramp,” in Epic Heroes on Screen, ed. Antony Augoustakis and Stacie Raucci. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.
Warren, Wilson J. and Gordon Andrews. “How the Politicization of History Education Led to Michigan’s Fall.” Phi Delta Kappan 99, no. 8 (2018): 19-24.
Yoshida, Takashi. “Tracing ‘Victimizer Consciousness’: The Emergence and Development of War Guilt and Responsibility in Postwar Japan,” in Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation, ed. Yasuko Claremont. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Reviews of books, exhibitions, etc.

Pyenson, Lewis R. Review of Machines as the Measure of Men, by Michael Adas. Historian 79,  no. 2 (2017): 417-419.

Pyenson, Lewis R. Review of Natures in Translation: Romanticism and Colonial Natural History, by Alan Bewell. ISIS: Journal of the History of Science in Society 109, no. 2 (2018): 404-405. 

Rubin, Eli. Review of Stadtverwaltung im Staatssozialismus: Kommunalpolitik und Wohnungswesen in der DDR am Beispiel Leipzigs (1957-1989), by Christian Rau. German History 36, no. 1 (2018): 146-148.
Simon, Larry J. Review of Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today, by David Nirenberg. Bulletin of Spanish Studies 94, no. 8 (2017).
Simon, Larry J. Review of The Rise and Decline of an Iberian Bourgeoisie: Manresa in the Later Middle Ages, 1250-1500, by Jeff Fynn-Paul. Catalan Review 31, no. 1 (2017):155-157.
Strong, Anise K. Review of Women in Roman Republican Drama, by Dorota Dutsch and Sharon L. James. Journal of Roman Studies 106 (2016): 340-341.

Yoshida, Takashi. Review of The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia, by Hiro Saito. China Review International 22, nos 3-4 (2015): 230-233.

Yoshida, Takashi. Review of Local History and War Memories, ed. Philip A. Seaton. The Journal of Japanese Studies 43, no. 2 (2017): 439-443.

Yoshida, Takashi. Review of Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan, by Kate McDonald. China Review International 23, no. 2 (2016):176-179.