Part of the Cover of "Total Wars" -- red posies in the shape of Ukraine. Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine (University of Toronto Press, 2016)
By George O. Liber

"Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914–1954 is a persuasive synthesis of the modern Ukrainian historical experience. Instead of defending or condemning that experience, Liber shows how Ukraine came to assume statehood amidst the turmoil of the violent twentieth century." — Hiroaki Kuromiya, Department of History, Indiana University

Cover of Ward's "Mirage of the Sarcen." Mirage of the Saracen: Christians and Nomads in the Sinai Peninsula in Late Antiquity (University of California Press, 2014)
By Walter Ward

"This book represents an extremely important contribution to the field of late antique and early medieval cultural history and to the history of relations between Christianity and Islam. Truly, an impressive read." — John Tolan, Professor of History, Université de Nantes

murray women gender iconWomen and Gender in Modern Latin America: Historical Sources and Interpretations (Routledge, 2014)
Edited by Pamela S. Murray

This engaging classroom resource goes far beyond previous collections by showing that women had a history that was not apart from men but related to them, especially in power relationships.

Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson and American Nationhood (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
By Brian D. Steele

Steele delineates how Jefferson crafted an ideal of American nationhood through his politics as well as his study of the history and sociology of the new nation.

Beatlemania icon. Beatlemania: Technology, Business and Teen Culture in Cold War America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)
By André Millard

Refreshing and insightful, Beatlemania offers a deeper understanding the days of the Fab Four and the band's long-term effects on the business and culture of pop music.

Painting of Manuela Saenz. For Glory and Bolívar: The Remarkable Life of Manuela Sáenz, 1798-1856 (University of Texas Press, 2008)
By Pamela S. Murray

She was a friend, lover, and confidante of charismatic Spanish American independence hero Simón Bolívar and, after her death, a nationalist icon in her own right. Yet authors generally have chosen either to romanticize Manuela Sáenz or to discount her altogether.