Books by Author

Must Read Books by Author

Barry, John, Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America (1997)

Bennett, Judith M., Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women's Work in a Changing World (1997)

Chauncey, George, Gay New York (1994)

Corey, Mary, The World Through a Monocle (1999)

Diamond, Jarred, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (1999)

Dollinger, Marc, Quest for Inclusion: Jews and Liberalism in Modern America (2000)

Gilroy, Paul, The Black Atlantic (1993)

Glickman, Lawrence, Consumer Society in American History: A Reader (1999)

Gordon, Linda, The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction (1999)

Gordon, Linda, The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction (1999)

Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks, Righteous Discontent: The Women's Movement and the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920 (1993)

Holton, Woody, Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia (1999)

Isaac, Rhys, Transformation of Virginia (1982)

Jaffa, Harry, Crisis of the House Divided (1982)

James, CLR, Beyond a Boundary (1961)

Jordan, Winthrop, Tumult and Silence at Second Creek: An Inquiry into a Civil War Slave Conspiracy (1993)

Lepore, Jill, The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity (1998)

Levine, Lawrence, Black Culture and Black Consciousness (1977)

Lhamon, Jr., W.T., Raising Cain: Blackface Performance from Jim Crow to Hip Hop (1998)

Neely, Mark, Southern Rights: Political Prisoners and the Myth of Confederate Constitutionalism (1999)

O’Connor, Alice, Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History (2001)

Price, Jennifer, Flight Maps: Adventures with Nature in Modern America (1999)

Rogers, Daniel, Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age (1998)

Rosenzweig, Roy, Eight Hours for What We Will (1983)

Sherry, Michael, In the Shadow of War: The United States since the 1930s (1995)

Silverman, Debora, Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art (2000)

Sugrue, Tom, Origins of the Urban Crisis (1996)

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, A Midwife's Tale (1990)

Webb, Walter Prescott, The Great Plains (1931)

Weigand, Kate, Red Feminism (2000)

White, Richard, The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 (1991)

Williams, William Appleman, Contours of American History (1961)

Wineburg, Samuel S., Historical Thinking & Other Unnatural Acts: Charting the Future of Teaching the Past (2001)

Neglected Books by Author

Alexander, Ruth, The Girl Problem (1998)

Borchert, James, Alley Life in Washington: Family, Community, Religion, and Folklife in the City, 1850-1970 (1980)

Degler, Carl, Out of Our Past (1959)

Dening, Greg, History's Anthropology: The Death of William Gooch (1988)

Dyer, Geoff, Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling with D.H. Lawrence (1997)

Felstiner, Mary Lowenthal, To Paint Her Life: Charlotte Salomon in the Nazi Era (1994)

Gosnell, Harold, Negro Politicians (1935)

Haag, Pamela, Consent: Sexual Rights and the Transformation of American Liberalism (1999)

Hofstadter, Richard, The Progressive Historians: Turner, Beard, Parrington (1968)

Hofstadter, Richard / Polanyi, Karl, The Age of Reform / The Great Transformation (1955)

Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz, and Kathy Peiss, eds., Love Across the Color Line (1996)

Katznelson, Ira /Peterson, Paul E., City Trenches: Urban Politics and the Patterning of Class in the United States/City Limits (1981)

Litwack, Leon, Trouble in Mind (1998)

Livingston, James, Pragmatism and the Political Economy of Cultural Revolution (1994)

Lumpkin, Katharine DuPre, The Emancipation of Angelina Grimke (1974)

Mathews, Donald G., Religion in the Old South (1977)

Paludan, Philip, Victims: A True Story of the Civil War (1981)

Portelli, Alessandro, The Battle of Valle Giulia: Oral History and the Art of Dialogue (1997)

Quinn, Peter, Banished Children of Eve (1994)

Sauer, Carl O., Seventeenth Century North America (1980)

Shaw, Stephanie J., What a Woman Ought to Be and to Do: Black Professional Workers during the Jim Crow Era (1996)

Stuckey, Sterling, Slave Culture (1987)

Overrated Books by Author

Anderson, Benedict, Imagined Communities (1983)

Baudrillard, Jean, America (1986)

D'Emilio, John, and Estelle Freedman, Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America (1988)

Fogel, Robert William, and Stanley L. Engerman, Time on the Cross (1974)

Freeman, Joanne, Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the Early Republic (2001)

Kammen, Michael, American Culture American Tastes (1999)

Roediger, David, The Wages of Whiteness (1991)