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Recent Publications

Andrew Denning, Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History (University of California Press, 2014)

Kim Cary Warren and John L. Rury, eds. Transforming the University of Kansas: A History, 1965-2015 (University of Kansas Press, 2015)

Norman Saul and William Benton Whisenhunt, eds. New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations (Routledge, 2016)

Paul Kelton, Cherokee Medicine, Colonial Germs: An Indigenous Nation's Fight against Smallpox, 1518-1824 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2015)

Luis R. Corteguera, Death by Effigy:
A Case from the Mexican Inquisition (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012)

Gregory T. Cushman, Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Jacob S. Dorman, Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Steven A. Epstein, The Medieval Discovery of Nature (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Christopher E. Forth, Carolyn Strange, and Robert Cribb, eds., Honour, Violence and Emotion: Historical Perspectives (Bloomsbury, 2014)

Christopher E. Forth and Alison Leitch, eds., Fat: Culture and Materiality (Bloomsbury, 2014)

Sara M. Gregg, Edwin C. Hagenstein, and Brian Donahue, eds., American Georgics: Writings on Farming, Culture, and the Land (Yale University Press, 2011)

Jeffrey P. Moran, American Genesis: The Antievolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Edmund Russell, Evolutionary History: Uniting History and Biology to Understand Life on Earth (Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Jennifer L. Weber, Orville Vernon Burton, and Jerald Podair, eds., The Struggle for Equality: Essays on Sectional Conflict, the Civil War, and the Long Reconstruction (University of Virginia Press, 2011)


Podcasts

Professor Paul Kelton discusses his new book, Cherokee Medicine, Colonial Germs: An Indigenous Nation's Fight against Smallpox, 1518-1824, with Microbe Magazine, published by the American Society of Microbiology.

Listen here:


Awards

At its 2015 annual meeting, the American Historical Association awarded Professor Gregory Cushman the Jerry Bentley Prize in World History for the best book of the year in the field of world history for his Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World: A Global Ecological History (Cambridge), and Professor Jacob Dorman with the Wesley-Logan Prize for the best book on African diaspora history for Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions (Oxford). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Video

Professor Paul Kelton discusses his new book, Cherokee Medicine, Colonial Germs: An Indigenous Nation's Fight against Smallpox, 1518-1824.

Professor Kelton's September 10, 2015 talk given at the Kansas City Public Library and aired on C-SPAN is available here.

 


 
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