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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
  • Made to Order: Painted Ceramics of Ancient Teotihuacan. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
  • 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

  • How to Get Your Self-Published Book Into Bookstores. Alliance of Independent Authors, 2017
  • Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage. Prentice Hall, 2018
  • Public Assembly Venue Management: Sports, Entertainment, Meeting, and Convention Venues. Brown Books Group, 2015
  • Systems Leadership: Creating Positive Organisations. Routledge, 2018
  • Uberland: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Rules of Work. University of California Press, 2018 

CHILD and FAMILY STUDIES

  • 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 Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea. University of Hawai‘i 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
  • Culture and Occupation: Effectiveness for Occupational Therapy Practice, Education, and Research, 3rd edition. American Occupational Therapy Association, 2016.
  • 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
  • Stigma Cities: The Reputation and History of Birmingham, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. University of Oklahoma Press, 2018

— 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
  • City of Marvel and Transformation: Chang’an and Narratives of Experience in Tang Dynasty China. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015
  • 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

ECONOMICS and FINANCE

  • From Miracle to Maturity: The Growth of the Korean Economy. Harvard Asia, 2015
  • Rich as a King: How the Wisdom of Chess Can Make You a Grandmaster of Investing. Morgan James Publishing, 2014
  • Sensible Tax Reform: Simple, Just and Effective. Morgan James Publishing, 2014

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
  • 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

  • Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women’s Visual Art in Contemporary China. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015
  • Japanese Feminist Debates: A Century of Contention on Sex, Love, and Labor. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016
  • 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

— Equality and 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 Hawai‘i 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

GENEALOGY

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

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
  • Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland. University of North Carolina Press, 2015
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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

  • Brain Rules for Aging Well. Pear Press, 2017
  • Firefighting in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1741-1917. Perseverance Publishing, 2017

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
  • There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince. University of California Press, 2018

REFERENCE

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems. Cambridge University Press, 2018
  • Creating a Streaming Video Collection for Your Library. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014
  • Reference Guide to the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics. American Occupational Therapy Association, 2016

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

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

— Middle East

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