College of Arts and Humanities

Recent Faculty Publications: 2013-2016

Faculty Publications: 2013-2016



Christina Abreu, Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960 (Durham, NC: University of North Carolina, 2015).


Robert Batchelor, London: The Seldon Map and the Making of a Global City, 1549-1689 (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2014).


Jonathan M. Bryant, The Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope (New York: W.W. Norton, 2015).


Kathleen Comerford, Jesuit Foundations and Medici Power, 1532-1621 (Leiden, NL: Brill, 2016).


Alan C. Downs, Sherman’s March to the Sea (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2015).


Brian K. Feltman, The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond (Durham, NC: University of North Carolina, 2015).


Michelle Haberland, Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000 (Athens, GA: University of Georgia, 2015).


Eric A. Hall, Arthur Ashe: Tennis and Justice in the Civil Rights Era (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014).


Craig H. Roell, Matamoros and the Texas Revolution (Austin: Texas Historical Association 2013).


Michael Scott Van Wagenen, A Cultural Landscape Inventory of the Fort Brown Siege Site (Washington DC: National Park Service / American Battlefield Protection Program, 2013).


Edited Volumes & Special Issues


Jeffrey D. Burson and Ulrich L. Lehner (eds.), Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014).


Jeffrey D. Burson and Jonathan Wright (eds.), The Suppression of the Jesuits: Causes, Events, Consequences (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015).


Kathleen Comerford, Amy Burnett, and Karin Maag (eds.), Facets of the Reformation: Essays on Church and State, Calvinism and the Family in Memory of Robert M. Kingdon (Geneva: Droz, 2014).


Kathleen Comerford (ed.), Special issue of Journal of Jesuit Studies: “Jesuits and Their Books around the World, 1541-2013.”  Issue 2.2, May 2015.


Johnathan O’Neill, Joseph W. Postell (eds.), Towards an American Conservatism: Constitutional Conservatism during the Progressive Era (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013).


Johnathan O’Neill, Joseph W. Postell (eds.), Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War (New York: Fordham University Press, 2013).


Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters


Ahmet Akturk, “Female Cousins and Wounded Masculinity: Kurdish Nationalist Discourse in the Post-Ottoman Middle East,” Middle Eastern Studies 52:1 (January 2016): 46-59.


Anna Rose Alexander, “Safety by Design: Engineers and Entrepreneurs Invent Fire Safety in Mexico City, 1860-1910,” Urban History 41, no. 3 (August 2014): 435-455.


Anna Rose Alexander, “Incendiary Legislation: Fire Protection and Risk in Porfirian Puebla,” MexicanStudies/Estudios Mexicanos, 29, no. 1 (Winter 2013): 155-199.


Robert Batchelor, “Maps, Calendars and Diagrams: Space and Time in Seventeenth-Century Maritime East Asia,” in Tonio Andrade and Xing Hang, eds. Sea Rovers, Silk, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in World History, 1500-1750 (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2015).


Robert Batchelor, “The Selden Map and the Archipelagos of East and Southeast Asia,” Education About Asia (Fall 2014), 33-38.


Robert Batchelor, “The Selden Map Rediscovered: A Chinese Map of East Asian Shipping Routes, c.1619,” Imago Mundi 65:1 (January 2013), 37-63.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “The Distinctive Contours of Jesuit Scholarship in Eighteenth-Century Context,” in Proceedings of the First International Congress of Jesuit Studies, ed. Robert Maryks (Leiden: Brill, 2016): 214-236.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “Between Power and Enlightenment: The Cultural and Intellectual Context for the Jesuit Suppression in France,” in The Jesuit Expulsion: Causes, Events, and Consequences, ed. Jeffrey D. Burson and Jonathan Wright (Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 40-64.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “Unlikely Tales of Fo and Ignatius: Rethinking the Radical Enlightenment through French Appropriation of Chinese Buddhism,” French Historical Studies 38.3 (August 2015): 391-420.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “The Papal Bull Unigenitus and the Forging of Enlightenment Catholicism, 1713-1764,”History Compass 12.8 (August 2014): 672-684.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “Vitalistic Materialism and the Theological Enlightenments of Abbé Claude Yvon in the Encyclopédie.” Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques 40.2 (Summer 2014): 7-33.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “Entangled History and the Concept of Enlightenment.” Contributions to the History of Concepts 8.2 (Winter 2013): 1-24.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “Buddhism as Caricature: China and the Legitimation of Natural Religion in the Enlightenment,” Religion in the Age of Enlightenment 4 (Fall 2013): 33-52.


Jeffrey D. Burson, “Chinese Novices, Jesuit Missionaries, and the Accidental Construction of Sinophobia in Enlightenment France,” French History 27.2 (March 2013): 1-24.


Johnathan Bryant, “‘We Defy You!’: Politics and Violence in Reconstruction Savannah,” in Leslie M. Harris and Daina Ramey Berry, eds., Slavery and Freedom in Savannah (Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 2014), 161-184.


Jonathan Bryant, “‘Surrounded on All Sides by an Armed and Brutal Mob’: Newspapers, Politics, and Law in the Ogeechee Insurrection, 1868-1869,” in Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly, eds., After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South (Gainesville, Fla.: University Press of Florida, 2013), 58-76.


Kathleen Comerford, “Cosimo I dei Medici’s Cooperation with the Jesuits in Creating a Christian Realm in His Expanding State,” in Politics, Gender, and Belief. The Long-Term Impact of the Reformation, ed. Kathleen Comerford, Amy Burnett, and Karin Maag (Geneva: Droz, 2014), 95-118.


Kathleen Comerford, “Jesuit Tuscan Libraries of the 1560s and 1570s: Bibliotheca not-yet Selecta,”Archivum Historicum Societatis Iesu 162 (2013): 515-531.


Brian K. Feltman, “Images of Despair: Artistic Representation and Popular Perceptions of German Prisoners of War, 1914-1919,” in Stefan Karner and Philipp Lesiak, eds., Erster Weltkrieg: Globaler Konflikt—Lokale Folgen, Neue Perspektiven (Innsbruck: Studienverlag, 2014), pp. 355-370.


Eric A. Hall, “Co-Learners and Core: Education Reform at Saint Joseph’s College,” International Social Science Review: Vol. 88: Iss. 3 (2014) Article 4. http://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/issr/vol88/iss3/4


Mao Lin, “To See is to Believe?”—Modernization and U.S.-China Exchanges in the 1970s,” The Chinese Historical Review (Spring 2016).


Johnathan O’Neill, “Property Rights and the American Founding: An Overview,” Journal of Supreme Court History 38 (2013): 309-29.


Johnathan O’Neill, “Constitutional Conservatism during the Progressive Era: The National Association for Constitutional Government and Constitutional Review,” in Toward an American Conservatism: The Birth of Constitutional Conservatism during the Progressive Era, ed. Joseph Postell and Johnathan O’Neill (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 13-34.


Johnathan O’Neill, “The Idea of Constitutional Conservatism in the Early Twentieth Century,” in Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War, ed. Paul Moreno and Johnathan O’Neill (New York: Fordham University Press, 2013), 201-22.


Juanjuan Peng,  “Changes and Continuities: the Technological and Institutional Development of a Privatized State-owned Enterprise in Late Qing China.” American Journal of Chinese Studies 20, no. 2 (Oct. 2013): 121-136.


Juanjuan Peng, “The Development of Social Welfare Programs in the Yudahua Business Group, 1921-1957,”  Frontiers of History in China 8. no. 1 (March 2013): 104-130.


Juanjuan Peng, “Weisheng gainian, weisheng chanping yu weisheng xiaofei: 1902-1911 nian dagongbao shang miaoshu de jiankang shenghuo fangshi” (Weisheng Concept, Weisheng Products, and Weisheng Consumption:  A Healthy Lifestyle Described in Dagongbao Advertisements, 1902-1911), Zhongguo jingji yu shehuishi pinglun [Studies of Chinese Economic and Social History] (Beijing: Zhongguo Shehui Kexue Chubanshe, 2013), 105-116


Paul A. Rodell, “USG Asia Council Teaching Southeast Asia Workshop,” Education About Asia, vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 42-45.


Craig H. Roell, “Matamoros Before the Texas Revolution: Becoming Mexico’s Pivotal Port City on the Northern Frontier,” in Milo Kearney, Anthony Knopp, and Antonio Zavaleta, eds., Still More Studies in Rio Grande Valley History (Brownsville: The Texas Center for Border and Transnational Studies and the University of Texas at Brownsville, 2014), 3-36.


Solomon Smith, “Firearms Manufacturing, Gun Use, and the Emergence of Gun Culture in Early North America,” 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies, 34 (Autumn 2014):


Solomon Smith, “Pounding Dice into Musket Balls: Using Wargames to teach the American Revolution,” The History Teacher. Vol. 46, No. 4 (August 2014): 561-576.


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