Loyola University Chicago

Department of History

Faculty Books & Major Projects

2020-Present ~ 2010-2019 ~ 2000-2009 ~ 1990-1999 ~ 

1980-1989 ~ 1970-1979 ~


2020 - Present

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer
Indentured Students: How Government-Guaranteed Loans Left Generations Drowning in College Debt (Harvard University Press, 2021)
History Book Award, Honorable Mention
Society of Midland Authors
Jo N. Hays (Emeritus) and Joseph P. Byrne

Epidemics and Pandemics: From Ancient Plagues to Modern-Day
hreats (ABC-CLIO, 2021)
Barbara H. Rosenwein (Emerita)
Love: A History in Five Fantasies (Polity, 2021)
John McManamon (Emeritus)

Neither Letters nor Swimming:
The Rebirth of Swimming and
Free-Diving (Brill, 2021)
Theodore J. Karamanski
Mastering the Inland Seas: How Lighthouses, Navigational Aids, and Harbors Transformed the Great Lakes and America (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2020)
Superior Achievement Award, Illinois St. Historical Society
David Dennis
Video commentary oBeetholven Beyond Borders: Anniversary Celebrations, Politis, and Global Impact Since 1879; Virtual Reality Exhibition (Beethoven Center, San Jose State University)
Elizabeth Fraterrigo, currator
Democracy Limited: Chicago Women and the Vote; Online Exhibition, Chicago History Museum
Gema Kloppe-Santamaría
In the Vortex of Violence: Lynching, Extralegal Justice, and the State in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (Univ. of California Press, 2020)
2021 Mellon Emerging Faculty Leader
Honorable Mention, 2021 Best Book in Social Sciences, Latin American Studies Association
Honorable Mention, María Elena Martinez
Book Prize in Mexican History

2010 - 2019

Michael Khodarkovsky
Russia’s 20th Century: A Journey in 100 Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019)
Gema Kloppe-Santamaria and Alexandra Abello, editors
Human Security and Chronic Violence in Mexico: New Perspectives and Proposals from Below (MAPorrúa, 2019) (simultaniously published in Spanish)
Robert Bucholz and Newton Key Early
Modern England, 1485-1714: A Narrative History, 3rd Edition (Wiley-Blackwell, 2019)
Timothy J. Gilfoyle, Editor in Chief
Oxford Encyclopedia of American Ur ban History(Oxford University Press, 2019)
Elliott Gorn
Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till (Oxford University Press, 2018).
Anthony Cardoza
A History of Modern Italy: Transformation and Continuity, 1796 to the Present (Oxford UP, 2018).
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Modern Hungers

Alice Weinreb
Modern Hungers: Food and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany (Oxford University Press, 2017).
Inaugural WCGS Book Prize (2018), Waterloo Centre for German Studies, University of Waterloo for Modern Hungers: Food and Power in TwentiethCentury Germany (Oxford University Press, 2017)
Ernst Fraenkel Prize, the Wiener Library, London, UK, for Modern Hungers: Food and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany (Oxford University Press, 2017)
Escaping the Dark, Gray City 
Benjamin H. Johnson
Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive Era Conservation (Yale University Press, 2017).
Honorable Mention, President’s Book Prize, Society for the History of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, for Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive Era Conservation (Yale University Press, 2017)
Barbed-Wire Imperialism by Aidan Forth 
Aidan Forth
Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017).
2018 Stansky Prize for the Best Book in British Studies for Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876 – 1903 (Univ. of California Press, 2017)
Kyle Roberts
Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860 (University of Chicago Press, 2017).
2018 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York History, New York Academic of History, for Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860 (University of Chicago Press, 2017)
Kyle Roberts and Stephen Schloesser, SJ, eds.
Crossings and Dwellings: Restored Jesuits, Women Religious, American Experience, 1814-2014 (Brill, 2017)
Gema Kloppe-Santamaría and David Carey, Jr., eds.
 Violence and Crime in Latin America: Representations and Politics, (University of Oklahoma Press, 2017) (Spanish Edition, Librerria CIDE: 2021)
John McManamon
Caligula's Barges and the Renaissance Origins of Nautical Archaeology under Water (Texas A&M Press, 2016).
The Crime of Writing 
Zouhair Ghazzal
The Crime of Writing: Narratives and Shared Meanings in Criminal Cases in Baathist Syria (Beirut: Institut Français du Proche‐Orient, 2015)
Cover Building the Atlantic Empires: Unfree Labor and Imperial States in the Political Economy of Capitalism, ca. 1500-1914 
John Donoghue
Building the Atlantic Empires: Unfree Labor and Imperial States in the Political Economy of Capitalism, ca. 1500-1914 (Brill, 2015).
Whose Bosnia? 
Edin Hajdarpasic
Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914 (Cornell University Press, 2015).
D. Bradford Hunt
Out of the Loop: Vernacular Architecture Forum Chicago (ed. with Virginia B. Price and David Spatz) (Midway Agate, 2015)
Generations of Feeling 
Barbara Rosenwein
Generations of Feeling: A History of Emotions 600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2015).
Tanya Stabler-Miller
The Beguines of Medieval Paris: Gender, Patronage, and Spiritual Authority (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014).
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Theodore Karamanski
(with Eileen M. McMahon) Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History (Ohio University Press, 2014).
Elizabeth Shermer
Sunbelt Capitalism: Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, January 2013).
Elizabeth Shermer
Barry Goldwater and the Remaking of the American Political Landscape (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, Spring 2013).
Timothy J. Gilfoyle

The Urban Underworld in Late Nineteenth-Century New York: The Autobiography of George Appo (Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2013).
D. Bradford Hunt
Planning Chicago (with Jon B. DeVries) (American Planning Association, Planners Press, 2013; Taylor & Francis, 2017)
John McManamon
The Text and Contexts of Ignatius Loyola’s “Autobiography.” (Fordham University Press, 2013).
John Donoghue
Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution (University of Chicago Press, 2013).
Michelle Nickerson
Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012).
Elizabeth Shermer
Shermer, The Right and Labor: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination, with Nelson Lichtenstein (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).
Robert O. Bucholz

London: A Social and Cultural History, 1550-1750 
with J. P. Ward (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Theodore Karamanski
Blackbird’s Song: Andrew Blackbird and Odawa Survival (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2012).
David B. Dennis
Inhumanities: Nazi Interpretations of Western Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Michelle Nickerson
Sunbelt Rising: The Politics of Space, Place and Region co-edited with Darren Dochuk (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011)
Benjamin H. Johnson   
Major Problems in the History of North American Borderlands (Cengage Learning, 2011) with Pekka Hämäläinen
Michael Khodarkovsky
Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus (Ithaca, and London: Cornell University Press, 2011).
Kyle Roberts
Dissenting Academies Online: Virtual Library System created with Rosemary Dixon and Dmitri Iourinski (July 2011).
Kim Searcy
The Formation of the Sudanese Mahdist State: Symbols and Ceremony, 1882-1898 (New York: Brill, 2010), part of “Islam in Africa” series.
Leslie Dossey

Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010).
Benjamin H. Johnson   
Bridging National Borders in North America (Duke University Press, 2010) with Andrew Graybill
Theodore Karamanski
(with Eileen M. McMahon) Northwoods River: The St. Croix Valley in Upper Midwest History (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010).
Elliott Gorn
Constructing the American Past:  A Sourcebook of a People’s History, co-edited with Randy Roberts and Terry Bilhartz, 2 vols, 8th edition, (Oxford University Press, 2017; New York, Pearson/Longman, 2010, 2007, 2004, 2001, 1999, 1995, 1991).



2000 - 2009

Elizabeth Fraterrigo

Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America
 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009).
Elliott Gorn
Dillinger’s Wild Ride:  The Year that Made America’s Public Enemy Number One (New York, Oxford University Press, 2009).

 William L. Dawson and the Limits of Black Electoral Leadership

Christopher Manning
William L. Dawsom and the Limits of Black Electoral Leadership (Northern Illinois University Press, 2009). 
D. Bradford Hunt
Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing (University of Chicago Press, 2009)
Winner, Lewis Mumford Prize for best book in American city and regional planning history in the previous two years, Society for American City and Regional Planning History, 2009.
Honorable Mention, Kenneth Jackson Award for best book in U.S. Urban History, Urban History Association, 2010.
Robert O. Bucholz
Sources and Debates in Early Modern England 1485-1714, with N. E. Key (Wiley-Blackwell, Ltd, 2004; 2nd ed. 2009).
Robert O. Bucholz
Early Modern England 1485-1714:  a Narrative History, with N. E. Key (Wiley Blackwell, Ltd., 2004; 2nd ed. 2009).
Robert O. Bucholz
Queens and Power in early Modern England, ed. C. Levin and R. Bucholz (University of Nebraska Press, 2009).
Barbara Rosenwein
3rd ed: A Short History of the Middle Ages (Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, 2001; 2d ed., 2004; 3d ed, University of Toronto Press, 2009).
Benjamin H. Johnson  
Bordertown: The Odyssey of an American Place (Yale University Press, 2008)
Timothy J. Gilfoyle
(with Patricia Cline Cohen and Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz), The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008).
Stephen Schloesser, S.J.
Mystic Masque: Reality and Semblance in Georges Rouault, 1871-1958 (McMullen Museum of Art; distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2008).
Zouhair Ghazzal
The Grammars of Adjudication: The economics of judicial decision making in findesiècle Ottoman Beirut and Damascus (Beirut: Institut Français du Proche‐Orient, 2007).
Zouhair Ghazzal
La Syrie au présent: reflets d’une société, directed with Baudouin Dupret (Paris: Actes Sud, 2007).
Barbara Rosenwein
Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006; paperback, 2007).
Anthony Cardoza
La Storia di Torino/The History of Turin (Turin: Einaudi, 2006) co-authored with Geoffrey Symcox, 350pp
Timothy J. Gilfoyle
A Pickpocket’s Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth-Century New York (New York: W.W. Norton, 2006).
Timothy J. Gilfoyle
Millennium Park: Creating a Chicago Landmark (Chicago: University of Chicago Press and Chicago Historical Society, 2006).
William Galush
For More Than Bread: Community and Identity in American Polonia, 1880-1940 (Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 2006).
Barbara Rosenwein
Reading the Middle Ages: Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and  the Islamic World (Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, 2006).
Suzanne Kaufman
Consuming Visions: Mass Culture and the Lourdes Shrine (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005).
Stephen Schloesser, S.J.
Jazz-Age Catholicism: Mystic Modernism in Postwar Paris, 1919-1933 (University of Toronto Press, 2005).
Anthony Cardoza
Benito Mussolini: The First Fascist (Longmans, New York, 2005) 315pp.
Lewis Erenberg
The Greatest Fight of Our Generation: Louis vs. Schmeling (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005).
Jo N. Hays
Epidemics and Pandemics: Their Impacts on Human History (ABC-Clio, 2005).
Harold L. Platt
Shock Cities: The Environmental Transformation and Reform of Manchester and Chicago (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).
Ann M. Harrington
Creating Community: Mary Frances Clarke and Her Companions (Dubuque, Iowa: Mount Carmel Press, 2004).
Janet Nolan
Servants of the Poor: Teachers and Mobility in Ireland and Irish America (Notre Dame University Press, 2004).
D. Bradford Hunt
When Public Housing Was Paradise: Building Community in Chicago, with J. S. Fuerst (University of Illinois Press, 2005 (paperback); Greenwood Press, 2003 (hardback))
Elliott Gorn
Mother Jones:  The Most Dangerous Woman in America (New York, Hill and Wang, 2001; Korean edition, 2003).
Benjamin H. Johnson 
Revolution in Texas:  How a Forgotten Rebellion and Its Bloody Suppression Turned Mexicans into Americans (Yale University Press, 2003)
Elliott Gorn
A Brief History of American Sports, co-authored with Warren Goldstein, (New York, Hill and Wang, 1993) reissued, 2004, University of Illinois Press, new edition, Illinois Press, 2012.an edition of essays based on an exhibition at the Chicago Historical Society, 2003. n edition of essays based on an exhibition at the Chicago Historical Society, 2003.
Susan E. Hirsch
After the Strike: A Century of Labor Struggle at Pullman (Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 2003).
Barbara Rosenwein
3rd ed: (In collaboration with Lynn Hunt et al.) The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures. A Concise History (Boston: Bedford, 2003; 2d ed., 2006; 3d ed., 2009).
Elizabeth Fraterrigo
Beyond Kitty Hawk: Inventing Flight at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field (Fort Washington, PA: Eastern National, 2002).
Michael Khodarkovsky
Russia’s Steppe Frontier: The Making of a Colonial Empire, 1500-1800 (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2002) (Polish translation, 2009).
Harold L. Platt
Cities and Catastrophes: Coping with Emergency in European History, eds. G. Massard-Guilbuad, H. Platt, and D. Schott (Germany: Peter Lang Verlag, 2002)
Patricia Mooney-Melvin
Making Sense of the City:  Local Government, Civic Culture, and Community Life in American Cities. editor with Robert B. Fairbanks (Columbus:  Ohio State University Press, 2001)
Michael Khodarkovsky
Of Religion and Empire: Missions, Conversion and Tolerance in Tsarist Russia editor with Robert Geraci (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2001).
Theodore Karamanski
Maritime Chicago, with Deane Tank (London: Arcadia Press, 2001).
Ann M. Harrington & Prudence A. Moylan
Mundelein Voices: The Women’s College Experience, 1930-1991, (Chicago: Loyola University Press, 2001).
Theodore Karamanski
Schooner Passage: Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier. (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2000).
Barbara Rosenwein
(with Sharon Farmer), Monks and Nuns, Saints and Outcasts:  Religion in Medieval Society (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000).



1990 - 1999

Anthony Cardoza
Patrizi in un mondo plebeio: La nobilta piemontese in Italia liberale (Donzelli Editori, Rome, 1999).
Barbara Rosenwein
Negotiating Space: Power, Restraint, and Privileges of Immunity in Early Medieval Europe (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1999).
Elliott Gorn
The McGuffey Readers:  Selections from the 1879 Edition, edited with an introduction, (Boston, Bedford Books, 1998).
Jo N. Hays
The Burdens of Disease: Epidemics and Human Response in Western History (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1998).
Lewis Erenberg
Swingin’ the Dream: Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture (Chicago: University of Chicago, 1998).
Barbara Rosenwein
Anger's Past: The Social Uses of an Emotion in the Middle Ages (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1998).
Robert O. Bucholz
Officials of the Royal Household 1660-1837, ed. with Sir John Sainty, 2   vols. (Institute of Historical Research, London, 1997- 98) lxxxviii, 200 pages and 167 pages, respectively.
Anthony Cardoza
Aristocrats in Bourgeois Italy: The Piedmontese Nobility, 1861-1930 (Cambridge University Press, 1997).
Theresa Gross-Diaz
The Psalms Commentary of Gilbert of Poitiers: from lectio divina to the lecture room. Studies in Intellectual History, vol. 68.  (Leiden and New York: E.J. Brill, 1996).
David B. Dennis
Beethoven in German Politics, 1870-1989 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996).
John McManamon
Pierpaolo Vergerio the Elder: The Humanist as Orator. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 163 (Tempe, Ariz.: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1996)
Lewis Erenberg & Susan E. Hirsch
The War in American Culture, Society, and Consciousness During World War II,  (University of Chicago,1996).
Paula Pfeffer
A. Philip Randolph, Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement (Louisiana State University Press, 1996).
Elliott Gorn
Muhammad Ali, the Peoples’ Champ, edited with an introduction, (Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1995).
John McManamon
English translation: Maurizio Bettini. Classical Indiscretions. London: Duckworth, 2001 (Italian original, I classici nell’età dell’indiscrezione. Turin: Einaudi, 1995).
Mark A. Allee

Law and Local Society in Late Imperial China: Northern Taiwan in the Nineteenth Century (Stanford University Press, 1994) ‌
Robert O. Bucholz

The Augustan Court:  Queen Anne and the Decline of Court Culture (Stanford University Press, 1993).
Zouhair Ghazzal
L’économie politique de Damas durant le XIXe siècle: Structures traditionnelles et capitalisme (Damascus: Institut Français d’Études Arabes de Damas, 1993).
Elliott Gorn
The Encyclopedia of American Social History, 3 volumes, co-edited with Peter Williams and Mary Cayton (New York, Scribners, 1993), awarded the Dartmouth certificate by the American Library Association.
Theodore Karamanski
Rally 'Round the Flag: Chicago and the Civil War. (Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1993).
Ann M. Harrington
Japan's Hidden Christians (Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1993).
Prudence A. Moylan
Hearts Inflamed: The Wheaton Franciscan Sisters: A History of the Franciscan Sisters, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary-Saint Clara Province (The Congregation, 1993)
Timothy J. Gilfoyle
City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790‑1920 (New York: W.W. Norton, 1992).
Michael Khodarkovsky
Where Two Worlds Met: The Russian State and the Kalmyk Nomads, 1600-1771 (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1992)  (Russian translation is forthcoming)
Susan E. Hirsch
A City Comes of Age: Chicago in the 1890s. (Chicago Historical Society, 1991).
Harold L. Platt
The Electric City: Energy and the Growth of the Chicago Area, 1880-1930 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991).



1980 -1989

Theodore Karamanski
Deep Woods Frontier: A History of Logging in Northern Michigan. (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1989).
John McManamon‌.
Funeral Oratory and the Cultural Ideals of Italian Humanism (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989)
Janet Nolan
Ourselves Alone: Women’s Emigration from Ireland, 1885-1920 (University of Kentucky Press, 1989).
Barbara Rosenwein
Debating the Middle Ages:  Issues and ReadingsLester K. Little and Barbara Rosenwein, eds. (Oxford: Blackwell, 1998).  (Trans: La Edad Media a debate [Madrid: Akal, 2003])
Theodore Karamanski
Fur Trade and Exploration: Opening the Far Northwest, 1821-1852. (University of Oklahoma Press, 1988).
Patricia Mooney-Melvin
The Organic City: Urban Definition & Community Organization, 1880-1920, (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1987)
Patricia Mooney-Melvin
American Community Organizations (Greenwood, 1986)
Elliott Gorn
The Manly Art:  Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America, (Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1986; reprinted in British and American paperback editions, 1988; 2nd edition with a new bibliography and afterword, 2010).
Harold L. Platt
City Building in the New South: The Growth of Public Services in Houston, Texas, 1830-1910 (Temple University Press, 1983)
Anthony Cardoza
Agrarian Elites and Italian Fascism: The Province of Bologna, 1901-1926 (Princeton University Press, 1983)
Lewis Erenberg
Steppin’ Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture, 1890-1930 (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981).



1970 - 1979


Susan E. Hirsch
Roots of the American Working Class: The Industrialization of Crafts in Newark, 1800-1860 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978)
Prudence A. Moylan
The Form and Reform of County Government: Kent, 1889-1914 (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1978)

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