Recent Faculty Publications of the History Department
From the time of its founding, the faculty members of Western Connecticut State University's History Department have maintained active research agendas. This page highlights some of the recent publications of the department's faculty.
"Putting the Grail Back Into Girl Power: How a Girl Saved Camelot, and Why It Matters," Girlhood Studies 4:1 (Summer 2011): 114-135.
"Five Good Reasons to Show Great Guy (1936) in our US History and American Studies Classes (and the Challenges We'll Face," History Teacher 44:1 (Nov. 2010): 19-33.
Who's Your Paddy? Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish-American Identity (New York: NYU Press, 2013)
James Madison and the Making of America (New
York: St. Martin's Press, 2012).
Named February 2012 History Book Club Main Selection
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution. (Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2007).
Virginia's American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007).
I Could Not Call Her Mother: The Stepmother in Popular Culture (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013).
Women's Roles in Twentieth-Century America. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2009.
The Inverted Mirror: Mythologizing the Enemy in France and Germany 1898-1914 (New York: Bergahn Books, 2005).
Salt and the Colombian State (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012).
Allegories of the Vietnamese Past. (New Haven, CT: Yale Southeast Asia Studies, 2011).
Editor, Vietnam and the West: New Approaches. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Southeast Asia Publications, 2010).