Portfolio

To date, I have completed indexes for over 225 titles. To view the book covers and publication information in more detail, please select the links to go to my Pinterest board or Amazon list. You can also browse a list of titles by subject below. 

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TITLE LIST BY SUBJECT

ANIMALS

  • The Animals’ Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age. Beacon Press, 2017
  • Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do. University of Chicago Press, 2018
  • The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System. Beacon Press, 2018
  • Mousy Cats and Sheepish Coyotes: The Science of Animal Personalities. Beacon Press, 2017
  • Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets. University of Chicago Press, 2016

ARCHITECTURE

  • Macao’s Church and College of St. Joseph: Splendour of the Baroque in China. Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao S.A.R. Government, 2017
  • Santa Barbara: A Guide to El Pueblo Viejo, 2nd ed. Santa Barbara Conservancy, 2016

ART

  • The Best of Proctor’s West: An In-depth Study of Eleven of Proctor’s Bronzes. Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 2017
  • Eanger Irving Couse: The Life and Times of an American Artist, 1866–1936. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women’s Visual Art in Contemporary China. University of Hawaii Press, 2015
  • The Great Tradition of Hopi Katsina Carvers, 1880 to present. Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2019
  • The Life and Art of Joseph Henry Sharp
. Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 2019
  • Made to Order: Painted Ceramics of Ancient Teotihuacan. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • Painting Culture, Painting Nature: Stephen Mopope, Oscar Jacobson, and the Development of Indian Art in Oklahoma. University of Oklahoma Press, 2019
  • Pioneer Mother Monuments: Constructing Cultural Memory. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • Visual Culture of the Ancient Americas: Contemporary Perspectives. University of Oklahoma Press, 2016

— Instruction

  • The Art of Basic Oil Painting. Walter Foster Publishing, 2013
  • The Art of Painting Animals. Walter Foster Publishing, 2015
  • The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic. Walter Foster Publishing, 2015
  • The Art of Painting in Acrylic. Walter Foster Publishing, 2014
  • The Fine Artist’s Guide to Tools and Materials. Walter Foster Publishing, 2013
  • The Fundamentals of Drawing. Walter Foster Publishing, 2014
  • Visual Guide to Patchwork & Quilting. C & T Publishing, 2017

BIOGRAPHY and MEMOIR

— Diplomats and Diplomacy Series (ADST-DACOR)

  • The Man in the Arena: The Life and Times of U.S. Senator Gale McGee. University of Nebraska Press, 2018
  • Memoirs of a Foreign Service Arabist. New Academia Publishing, 2013
  • The Mind of the African Strongman: Conversations with Dictators, Statesmen, and Father Figures. New Academia Publishing, 2015
  • Paying Calls in Shangri-La: Scenes from a Woman’s Life in American Diplomacy. Ohio University Press, 2016
  • Strangers When We Met: A Century of American Community in Kuwait. New Academia Publishing, 2016

— Political Figures

  • Coded Letters, Concealed Love: The Larger Lives of Harriet Freeman and Edward Everett Hale. New Academia Publishing, 2013
  • Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer. University of Oklahoma Press, 2017
  • A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794–1796. University of Nebraska Press, 2017
  • Hasan al-Turabi: The Last of the Islamists: The Man and His Times 1932–2016. Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Group), 2018
  • In Haste with Aloha: Letters and Diaries of Queen Emma, 1881-1885. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski: America’s Grand Strategist. Harvard University Press, 2018

— Music

  • Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer. University of California Press, 2018
  • Ghost Riders in the Sky: The Life of Stan Jones, the Singing Ranger. Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2014
  • Hearing the Future: The Music and Magic of the Sanguma Band. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015

— Self-Published

  • Bell Bottom Trousers: Life Aboard an Attack Transport in the Pacific During World War Two. CreateSpace, 2016
  • Below Tranquility Base: An Apollo 11 Memoir. CreateSpace, 2013
  • Bringing Sundance Home: The Real Sundance Kid, My Great Grandfather. CreateSpace, 2014

BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, LABOR, MANAGEMENT

  • Dispossessed: How Predatory Bureaucracy Foreclosed on the American Middle Class. University of California Press, 2019
  • From Miracle to Maturity: The Growth of the Korean Economy. Harvard Asia, 2015
  • How to Get Your Self-Published Book Into Bookstores. Alliance of Independent Authors, 2017
  • Life on the Other Border: Farmworkers and Food Justice in Vermont. University of California Press, 2019
  • Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage. Prentice Hall, 2018
  • Public Assembly Venue Management: Sports, Entertainment, Meeting, and Convention Venues. Brown Books Group, 2015
  • Rich as a King: How the Wisdom of Chess Can Make You a Grandmaster of Investing. Morgan James Publishing, 2014
  • Systems Leadership: Creating Positive Organisations. Routledge, 2018
  • Sensible Tax Reform: Simple, Just and Effective. Morgan James Publishing, 2014
  • Uberland: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Rules of Work. University of California Press, 2018 

CHILD and FAMILY STUDIES

  • Border Brokers: Children of Mexican Immigrants Navigating U.S. Society, Laws, and Politics. University of Arizona Press, 2019
  • China’s Hidden Children: Abandonment, Adoption, and the Human Costs of the One-Child Policy. University of Chicago Press, 2016
  • Early Childhood Studies, 2nd ed. Routledge, 2018
  • Immigrant and Refugee Children and Families: Culturally Responsive Practice. Columbia University Press, 2016
  • Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
  • School-Linked Services: Promoting Equity for Children, Families, and Communities. Columbia University Press, 2016
  • The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890–1980. University of Hawaii Press, 2016
  • Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea. University of Hawaii Press, 2017

CHILDREN’S NONFICTION

  • 1,000 Facts about Ancient Egypt
.  National Geographic Kids, 2018
  • 1,000 Facts about Insects. National Geographic Kids, 2017
  • 1,000 Facts about the White House. National Geographic Kids, 2017
  • 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3. National Geographic Kids, 2016
  • The Ultimate Adventure Atlas of Earth. National Geographic Kids, 2015
  • The Ultimate Globetrotting World Atlas. National Geographic Kids, 2014
  • The Ultimate Space Atlas. National Geographic Kids, 2016

CULINARY

  • Drink It In: Wine Guide of Western Colorado. Grand Junction Media, 2013
  • Momma’s Treasures. Brown Books, 2015
  • Sweet Noshings: New Twists on Traditional Jewish Baking. Rock Point, 2016.

CULTURAL STUDIES

— Americas

  • Between Two Worlds: Jean Price-Mars, Haiti, and Africa. Lexington Books, 2018
  • Eastern Cherokee Stories: A Living Oral Tradition and Its Cultural Continuance. University of Oklahoma Press, 2019
  • Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture. Harvard University Press, 2015
  • Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers’ Project. University of North Carolina Press, 2015
  • Populism and Performance in the Bolivarian Revolution of Venezuela. Northwestern University Press, 2018
  • Revelation in Aztlán: Scriptures, Utopias, and the Chicano Movement. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016

— Asia

  • The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Twentieth Century, Volumes 1 & 2. Columbia University Press, 2016
  • Japan’s Imperial Underworlds: Intimate Encounters at the Borders of Empire. Cambridge University Press, 2018
  • Persophilia: Persian Culture on the Global Scene. Harvard University Press, 2015

— Europe/Russia

  • An Armenian Mediterranean: Words and Worlds in Motion. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
  • To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2018

— Pacific

  • Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016.
  • The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration. University of Minnesota Press, 2016

ENVIRONMENT

  • Evolutionary Pragmatism and Ethics. Lexington Books, 2015
  • Fallout: Disasters, Lies, and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age. Beacon Press, 2018
  • Isles of Amnesia: The History, Geography, and Restoration of America’s Forgotten Pacific Islands (A Latitude 20 Book). University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015.
  • Junk Raft: An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution. Beacon Press, 2017
  • As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock. Beacon Press, 2019
  • Vanishing America: Species Extinction, Racial Peril, and the Origins of Conservation. Harvard University Press, 2016
  • What Really Causes Global Warming?: Greenhouse Gases or Ozone Depletion. Morgan James Publishing, 2015
  • When the Rivers Run Dry: Water-The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century. Beacon Press, 2018

GENDER STUDIES

— Body Politics

  • Abuses of the Erotic: Militarizing Sexuality in the Post-Cold War United States. University of California Press, 2019
  • Calling the Soul Back: Embodied Spirituality in Chicanx Narrative. University of Arizona Press, 2019
  • Japanese Feminist Debates: A Century of Contention on Sex, Love, and Labor. University of Hawai‘i  Press, 2016
  • Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019
  • Rethinking Japanese Feminisms. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017
  • The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017
  • Trust Women: A Progressive Christian Argument for Reproductive Justice. Beacon Press, 2018

— Equal Rights

  • Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848–2016. University of Nebraska Press, 2018
  • Defining and Measuring Women’s Global Political Empowerment. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
  • Queer Kinship and Family Change in Taiwan. Rutgers University Press, 2019

— Work

  • Out to Work: Migration, Gender, and the Changing Lives of Rural Women in Contemporary China. University of Hawaii Press, 2015
  • Soap Suds Row: Bold Lives of Army Laundresses, 1802-1876. High Plains Press, 2016.
  • Transgressive Humor of American Women Writers. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
  • Travel and Travail: Early Modern Women, English Drama, and the Wider World. University of Nebraska Press, 2019
  • Women Warriors: An Unexpected History. Beacon Press, 2019

GENEALOGY

  • Lycoming Lineage. Lycoming County Genealogical Society, 2002-2017
  • Purcell Family of America Genealogical Association (PFA), 2017

HEALTH and MEDICINE

  • Brain Rules for Aging Well. Pear Press, 2017
  • The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems. Cambridge University Press, 2018
  • Caring for the People of the Clouds: Aging and Dementia in Oaxaca. University of Oklahoma Press, 2019
  • Culture and Occupation: Effectiveness for Occupational Therapy Practice, Education, and Research, 3rd edition. American Occupational Therapy Association, 2016.
  • Reference Guide to the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics. American Occupational Therapy Association, 2016
  • The Urban Herbalist: A Guide to Medicinal Plants of Midwest Cities. StoryBridge Books, 2019

LAND POLITICS

  • Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • Maya Caciques in Early National Yucatán. University of Oklahoma Press, 2016.
  • Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China: State, Village, Family. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • The Pacific Basin: An Introduction. Routledge, 2017
  • Red Round Globe Hot Burning: A tale at the crossroads of commons and closure, of love and terror, of race and class, and of Kate and Ned Despard. University of California Press, 2019
  • Tibet in Agony: Lhasa 1959. Harvard University Press, 2016
  • Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land. University of Arizona, 2018
  • Wild Articulations: Environmentalism and Indigeneity in Northern Australia. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017

LEGAL STUDIES

  • Back from the Dead: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • The Continent of International Law: Explaining Agreement Design. Cambridge University Press, 2016
  • Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform. Duke University Press, 2018
  • The Jurisprudence of Style: A Structuralist History of American Pragmatism and Liberal Legal Thought. Cambridge University Press, 2018
  • Legal Scholarship for the Urban Core. Cambridge University Press, 2019
  • Rectify: The Power of Restorative Justice After Wrongful Conviction. Beacon Press, 2018
  • Wrongful Convictions and the DNA Revolution: Twenty-Five Years of Freeing the Innocent. Cambridge University Press, 2017

LITERARY STUDIES

— Author and Title Studies

  • Alice Walker’s Metaphysics: Literature of Spirit. Rowman and Littlefield, 2019
  • On the Bullet Train with Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights in Japan. University of Michigan Press, 2017
  • Harvester of Hearts: Motherhood under the Sign of Frankenstein. Northwestern University Press, 2018
  • The Philosophy of Piers Plowman: The Ethics and Epistemology of Love
. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
  • T. S. Eliot, France, and the Mind of Europe. Cambridge Scholars, 2015
  • Understanding Louise Erdrich. University of South Carolina, 2015

‘Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas’ Series (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)

  • Monsters of Contact: Historical Trauma in Caddoan Oral Traditions. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • Tonkawa Texts: A New Linguistic Edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • A Whirlwind Passed through Our Country: Lakota Voices of the Ghost Dance. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • World-Making Stories: Maidu Language and Community Renewal on a Shared California Landscape. University of Nebraska Press, 2017

— Regional – Asia

  • An Anthology of Traditional Korean Literature.University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017
  • From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Men: Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea. Harvard Asia, 2017
  • “Guiguzi,” China’s First Treatise on Rhetoric: A Critical Translation and Commentary. Southern Illinois University Press, 2016
  • Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: Banishment in Law, Literature, and Cult. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2014
  • Perfumed Sleeves and Tangled Hair: Body, Woman, and Desire in Medieval Japanese Narratives. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015

— Regional – Europe

  • Emergency Writing: Irish Literature, Neutrality, and the Second World War. Northwestern University Press, 2018
  • The First European: A History of Alexander in the Age of Empire. Harvard University Press, 2016
  • The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings. Routledge, 2014

— Regional – World

  • Forget English! Orientalisms and World Literatures. Harvard University Press, 2015
  • World Philology. Harvard University Press, 2015

MISC

  • Creating a Streaming Video Collection for Your Library. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014
  • Southern Elevator & Electric Supply Catalog, 2018

MUSEUMS

  • The Dukes County Intelligencer (now the MVM Quarterly). Martha’s Vineyard Museum. 1959-2018 (214 issues)
  • Glory, Trouble and Renaissance at the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology. University of Nebraska Press, 2018

PERFORMING ARTS

  • Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
  • Populism and Performance in the Bolivarian Revolution of Venezuela. Northwestern University Press, 2018

— Music

  • Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer. University of California Press, 2018
  • Ghost Riders in the Sky: The Life of Stan Jones, the Singing Ranger. Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2014
  • Greek Orthodox Music in Ottoman Istanbul: Nation and Community in the Era of Reform. Indiana University Press, 2016
  • Hearing the Future: The Music and Magic of the Sanguma Band. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015
  • In Their Own Words: Slave Life and the Power of Spirituals. MorningStar Music Publishing, 2016
  • National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera: Myths Reconsidered. Routledge, 2017
  • Vox Humana: Essays about the World of the Pipe Organ and Those Who Play It. Morningstar Music Publishing, 2017

POLITICS of GOVERNMENT

  • Building the Nation: Missed Opportunities in Iraq and Afghanistan. Potomac Books, An imprint of University of Nebraska Press, 2018
  • The Evolution and Legitimacy of International Security Institutions. Cambridge University Press, 2016
  • Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • The International Minimum: Creativity and Contradiction in Japan’s Global Engagement, 1933-1964. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015
  • James Madison Legacy Project. Center for Civic Education, 2016.
  • The Particularistic President: Executive Branch Politics and Political Inequality. Cambridge University Press, 2015
  • Solidarity in Practice: A Moral Protest and the US Security State. Cambridge University Press, 2018

RELIGION and THEOLOGY

— Buddhism

  • Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2014
  • The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017

— Catholicism

  • In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru. Stanford University Press, 2018
  • Our Divine Double. Harvard University Press, 2016
  • Patriot Priests: French Catholic Clergy and National Identity in World War I. University of Oklahoma Press, 2017
  • Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church. Harvard University Press, 2018

— Islam

  • Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue. Harvard University Press, 2015
  • The Lives of Muhammad. Harvard University Press, 2014
  • Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium. University of California Press, 2017
  • Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies. Harvard University Press, 2015

— Misc.

  • A Complete History of Methodism as Connected with the Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Volumes III & IV: 1846 -1869. Commission on Archives and History, 2015
  • Exporting Freedom: Religious Liberty and American Power. Harvard University Press, 2015
  • Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual. Dancing Chiva Literary Arts, 2013

SPORTS

  • The Club: How the English Premier League Became the Wildest, Richest, Most Disruptive Force in Sports. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018
  • Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
  • Football For a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018
  • One Nation Under Baseball: How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime. University of Nebraska Press, 2019

URBAN STUDIES

  • City of Marvel and Transformation: Chang’an and Narratives of Experience in Tang Dynasty China. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015
  • Firefighting in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1741-1917. Perseverance Publishing, 2017
  • Flint Fights Back: Environmental Justice and Democracy in the Flint Water Crisis. MIT Press, 2019
  • Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland. University of North Carolina Press, 2015
  • Stigma Cities: The Reputation and History of Birmingham, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince. University of California Press, 2018

WAR

— Africa

  • Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North. Yale University Press, 2017
  • Jihād in West Africa during the Age of Revolutions. Ohio University Press, 2017

— Asia

  • China’s War Reporters: The Legacy of Resistance against Japan. Harvard University Press, 2014
  • Cold War Crucible: The Korean Conflict and the Postwar World. Harvard University Press, 2014
  • Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • In the Year of the Tiger The War for Cochinchina, 1945–1951. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018

— Europe

  • Facing Death: Confronting Mortality in the Holocaust and Ourselves. University of Washington Press, 2016
  • Patriot Priests: French Catholic Clergy and National Identity in World War I. University of Oklahoma Press, 2017
  • Spying for Wellington: British Military Intelligence in the Peninsular War (Campaigns and Commanders Series). University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • Unlikely Heroes: The Place of Holocaust Rescuers in Research and Teaching. University of Nebraska Press, 2019

— Middle East

  • Recognition as Key for Reconciliation: Israel, Palestine, and Beyond. Brill Press, 2018