States organize national territories, sustained by political systems that too often fail to practice their exalted ideals. States promote national identities, but periodically, revolutions have challenged meaning of nation—and much more—across the hemisphere.
Works in Progress
“Les retours de Toussaint Louverture et la hantise de la coupure historique d’avec Haïti dans quelques textes de Guadeloupe et Martinique,” in Perspectives Créoles, edited by Jean-Max Guieu and Amadou Koné.
Michael KazinMichael Kazin
Big Dreamers: A History of the American Left, under contract with Knopf.
The Princeton Encyclopedia of United States Political History, editor-in-chief, under contract with Princeton University Press.
“Taking Pears from the Elm Tree: A History of the Franciscan Missions among the Chiriguanos, 1830-1949,” finished manuscript sent to Duke University Press.
“Ethnicity, Commerce and Nation Building in the Nineteenth-Century South-Central Andes,” book.
“Indians, Frontiers, and the Nation-State in Nineteenth-Century Latin America,” edited volume in process for University of New Mexico Press.
Wisconsin’s War: The Civil War in Documents, for Ohio University Press.
An untitled book project on Civil War Regimental Newspapers.
What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War, forthcoming from Knopf, April 2007.
“Much Ado about Something? Regime Change in Cuba,” co-authored with Joshua Busby, in Problems of Post-Communism (forthcoming).
“Is Castroism a Political Religion?,” article to be published next year.“
Remaking the New World: Bajío Revolution, Mexican Independence, and the Transformation of North America (c. 2010), under contract with Duke University Press.
Making a New World: Forging Atlantic Capitalism in the Bajío and Spanish North America (c. 2008), under contract with Duke University Press.
“American Catholicism Since 1945,” in Columbia History of Roman Catholicism in America, edited by James Fisher, Columbia, forthcoming.
Roman Catholicism in America, second edition (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007).
Two Shall Become One? Interreligous Marriage in America, book manuscript.
“Historic Black Neighborhood: LeDroit Park,” in the re-issued book Washington at Home, edited by Kathryn Smith, to be published in 2008 by Johns Hopkins University Press.
The primary research effort of recent by Professor Johnson has been the completion, along with co-author Abby Arthur Johnson, of a book-length manuscript entitled “The First National Burial Ground: Congressional Cemetery and the Memory of the Nation.” This study examines the role of memorialization and historic preservation in 19th and 20th century United States. The book prospectus is now under review at various academic presses and the Johnsons hope to find a home for this work shortly
Adam M. Lifshey
Specters of America: Hauntings of a Hemispheric Literature (book).
Unfamiliar: Nonsynchronous Sexualities, Narrative Form, (Trans)National Futures, book.
"Two Tales of One City: The History of Community Development in 20th Century Rio de Janeiro," book project.
“A Wagner Act for Public Employees: Labor’s Deferred Dream and Liberalism’s Deepening Crisis, 1970-76,” article manuscript for the Journal of American History.
Collision Course: PATCO and the Fate of U.S. Labor, 1968-82; research project in progress.
“Americanism, Catholicism, and Historicism in the Work of David J. O’Brien,” for U.S. Catholic Historian.
The Cambridge Companion to African American Women's Writing, co-editor, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
Testimonial Fictions: The Post-Dictatorial Mode in US Latino Literature, book (tentative title).
“Edwidge Danticat’s Latinidad: The Farming of Bones and the Cultivation (of Fields) of Knowledge,” in Aftermaths: Exile, Migration, Diaspora (Rutgers University Press, 2007) (article, forthcoming).
“Bringing Mexican Immigrants into American Faith-Based Justice and Civic Cultures,” in Religion and Social Justice for Immigrants, edited by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo forthcoming from Rutgers University Press 2007.
The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States, forthcoming from University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Professor Palacios has done continuous research on the Catholic Church in Mexico and the United States since 1996. In 2006 he has expanded his research on the social doctrine of religion to include Chile as part of a project entitled “Free Trade Religion: American Civil Religions and the Formation of Latin American Leaders.”
“Civil Society and the Indigenous Movement in Colombia: The Consejo Regional Indígena del Cauca,” article.
“Génesis y transformaciones del mestizaje: Siglos XVI y XVII,” article.
Beyond the Lettered City: Alphabetic Literacy and Visuality in the Andes, 16th to 18th Centuries, co-edited with Tom Cummins and Dana Leibsohn, under contract with Duke University Press.
David S. Painter
A book manuscript on oil and world power.
A chapter on oil and resources for the Cambridge History of the Cold War.
“Legislative Entrepreneurship and Women's Issues: An Analysis of Members’ Bill Sponsorship and Cosponsorship Agendas,” article invited to revise and resubmit at American Politics Research.
“Providing for the Common Defense: An Analysis of the Impact of Stereotypes Related to Gender and Military Experience on Defense Policymaking in the U.S. Senate,” article invited to revise and resubmit at the Legislative Studies Quarterly.
Making Policy in the New Senate Club: Women and Representation in the U.S. Senate, under contract with the University of Chicago Press.
Erick LangerErick Langer
“Bajo la sombra del Cerro Rico: Redes comerciales y el fracaso del nacionalismo económico en el Potosí del siglo XIX,” Revista Andina, 37 (2003), 77-94.
“Chaco Region (South America),” entry in Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002).
Contemporary Indigenous Movements in Latin America, editor (Wilmington: SR Books, 2003).
Experiencing World History, co-authored with Peter N. Stearns, Mery Wiesner-Hanks, Lily Hwa, and Paul Adams (New York: New York University Press, 2000).
“Frontiers,” “Indigenous Peoples,” “Indigenous Peoples’ Movements,” “Labor Systems, Coercive,” and “World Systems Theory,” entries in Encyclopedia of World History (Great Barrington: Berkshire Publishing, 2004).
“Las misiones chiriguanas durante la guerra del Chaco,” in Las naciones indígenas en la guerra del Chaco, edited by Nicolas Richard, forthcoming from Colibris-EHESS (2006).
“Placing Latin America in World History,” Hispanic American Historical Review, 84:3 (August 2004), 393-398.
“The Eastern Andean Frontier (Bolivia and Argentina) and Latin American Frontiers: Comparative Contexts (19th and 20th Centuries),” The Americas, 58:1 (July 2002), 33-63.
“‘A Perfect Institution Belonging to the Regiment:’ The Soldier’s Letter and Civil War Soldiers in Kansas,” Kansas History (Winter 2000).
“‘Title Page to a Great Tragic Volume:’ The Impact of the Missouri Crisis on Slavery, Race, and Republicanism in the Thought of John C. Calhoun and John Quincy Adams,” Missouri Historical Review (July 2000).
“’Like a Handle on a Jug’: Union Soldiers and Abraham Lincoln,” North and South, 9:4 (August 2006).
“Contraband” and “United States Colored Troops,” entries in Encyclopedia of Reconstruction, edited by Richard Zuczek (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006).
“Internal Improvements,” in Major Acts of Congress, edited by Brian K. Landsberg (New York: Macmillan Reference, 2004).
“Our Liberties and Institutions: What Union and Confederate Soldiers Thought the Civil War Was About,” North and South, 7:6 (October 2004).
“Politics By Other Means: Soldiers’ Views of the American Civil War, 1861-1865,” Istorika (December 2001).
“The Confederate Army,” in Reader’s Guide to Military History, edited by Charles Messenger (London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001).
"Charismatic Post-Totalitarianism: The Castro Regime in Comparative Perspective," published in Problems of Post-Communism.
“Comunidad, independencia y nación: Las participaciones populares en las historias de Mexico, Guatemala, y el Perú,” in Los retos de la etnicidad en los estados nacion del siglo XXI, edited by Leticia Reina (Mexico: Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, 2000), 125-151.
“Globalizaciones, autonomías y revoluciones: Poder y participación popular en la historia de Mexico,” in Crisis, reforma y revolución. México: historias de fin de siglo, edited by Leticia Reina and Elisa Servín (Mexico: Taurus, 2002).
“The Revolutionary Capacity of Rural Communities: Ecological Autonomy and its Demise,” in Cycles of Conflict, Centuries of Change: Crisis, Reform, and Revolution in Mexico, edited by Elisa Servín, Leticia Reina, and John Tutino (Durham: Duke University Press, 2007).
“American Catholics: Neither Out far Nor in Deep,” in Religion and Immigration: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Experiences in the United States, edited by Yvonne Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and John L. Esposito (Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press, 2003), 33-51.
“Cultura Americana e Cultura Cattolica,” in Storia Della Chiesa: I cattolici e le Chiese cristaine durante il pontificato de Giovanni Paolo II (1978-2005) (Milan: San Paolo, 2006), 174-211.
“Post-Vatican II Catholicism,” in Faith in America: Changes, Challenges, and a New Spirituality, edited by Charles H. Lippy (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006).
“Vatican II,” in Religion and American Cultures: An Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity, and Popular Expression, edited by Gary Laderman and Luis León (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2003), 1: 94-96.
Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal, co-edited with Joseph McCartin (University of North Carolina Press, 2006).
Adam M. Lifshey
“‘No podemos soñar’”: A Hispanophone African Literary Displacement of the Spanish-American War of 1898,” Hispanic Journal, 27:1 (Spring 2006), 119-34
“Bordering the Subjunctive in Thomas Pynchon’s Mason & Dixon,” Journal X, 9:1 (Autumn 2004), 1-15.
“Representative Mournfulness: Nation and Race in the Time of Lincoln,” in The Subject of Death: Configurations of Mortality in the Nineteenth Century, edited by Lucy Frank, (Ashgate Press, 2007).
Arranging Grief: Sacred Time and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America, forthcoming from New York University Press (Fall 2007).
“Bodies in and Out of Time: Julia Ward Howe’s The Hermaphrodite and the Sexual Politics of History,” in Philosophies of Sex: New Essays on The Hermaphrodite, edited by Renee Bergland and Gary Williams, forthcoming.
“Coming Around Again: The Queer Momentum of Far From Heaven,” forthcoming as part of a special double issue on “Queer Temporalities,” edited by Elizabeth Freeman, in GLQ, 13:2-3 (Spring/Summer 2007).
“Cultural Studies” and “Lesbian Culture,” entries in The Reader’s Guide to Gay and Lesbian Studies (Fitzroy-Dearborn Press, 2000).
“Freemasonry,” entry in Encyclopedia of American Studies (Grolier, 2001).
“Love’s Measures,” contribution to roundtable on Brokeback Mountain, edited by Scott Herring, forthcoming in GLQ, 13:1 (Winter 2006).
“Loving the Alien,” in Queer Temporality, Queer Becomings, edited by E.L. McCallum and Mikko Tuhkanen, forthcoming.
“Mourning,” in American History through Literature, 1820-1870, edited by Janet Gabler-Hover and Robert D. Sattelmeyer (Scribner, 2005), 761-65.
“Politics, Performance, and Indian Identity,” American Studies International, xl: 2 (June 2002), 7-36.
“Questions of Class in Contemporary American Indian Women’s Writing,” in Feminine Identities, edited by Luisa Maria Flora, Teresa F.A. Alves, and Teresa Cid, (EdiHtes Colibri, 2003), 161-178.
“Susan Fenimore Cooper’s Rural Primer,” in Susan Fenimore Cooper: New Essays on Rural Hours and Other Works, edited by Rochelle Johnson and Daniel Patterson (University of Georgia Press, 2000).
“Bringing the State’s Workers In: Time to Rectify an Imbalanced U.S. Labor Historiography,” Labor History, 47:1 (February 2006): 73-94.
“‘Fire the Hell Out of Them’: Sanitation Workers’ Struggles and the Normalization of the Striker Replacement Strategy in the 1970s,” Labor: Studies in the Working-Class History of the Americas, 2:3 (Fall 2005): 67-92.
“Assessing the Legacy of the PATCO Strike Twenty-Five Years Later,” forthcoming in Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 2006.
“Congress and the First World War,” in The American Congress: The Building of Democracy, edited by Julian E. Zeliser (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004), 428-442.
“Democratizing the Demand for Workers’ Rights: Toward a Re-Framing of Labor’s Argument,” and “Reply to Lance Compa and Sheldon Friedman,” Dissent (Winter 2005): 61-66, 70-71.
“La Première Guerre mondiale et la naissance des relations sociales aux États-Unis,” translated by Jean-Christian Vinel, in Le Siècle des Guerres, edited by Pietro Causarano, et al. (Paris: Les Editions de Atelier, 2004), 228-236.
“Labor,” in Blackwell Companion to Twentieth-Century America, edited by Stephen J. Whitfield (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2004), 249-265.
“Public Sector Labor Activism: The Unheralded 1960s Movement,” in Heather Thompson, Speaking Out with Many Voices: Documenting American Activism and Protest in the 1960s and 1970s, forthcoming from Prentice Hall, 2007.
“Re-Framing the Crisis of U.S. Labor: Rights, Democracy, and Political Economy,” Labour/Le Travail, forthcoming Spring 2007.
“The PATCO Strike and Permanent Replacement,” forthcoming in Perspectives on Work (of the Labor and Employment Relations Association), 2006.
“What Happened to Industrial Democracy? Thinking Beyond the Current Rights-Based Defense of Organized Labor in the Workplace,” Willamette Journal of the Liberal Arts, 14 (Winter 2004): 19-40.
“Working-Class Catholicism: A Call for New Investigations, Dialogue, and Reappraisal,” co-authored with James P. McCartin, forthcoming in Labor: Studies in the Working-Class History of the Americas, 4:1 (Spring 2007).
“Public Sector Labor Activism: The Unheralded 1960s Movement,” in Heather Thompson, Speaking Out with Many Voices: Documenting American Activism and Protest in the 1960s and 1970s, forthcoming from Prentice Hall, 2007.
“Managing Discontent: The Life and Career of Leamon Hood, Black Public Employee Union Activist,” in The Black Worker: Race, Labor, and Civil Rights Since Emancipation, edited by Eric Arnesen, forthcoming from University of Illinois Press, 2007.
“Estranged Allies on the Margins: On the Ambivalent Response of Labor Historians to Catholic History,” U.S. Catholic Historian, 21:2 (Spring 2003): 114-120.
“Turnabout Years: Public Sector Unionism and the Crisis of Labor Liberalism,” in Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s, edited by Julian Zelizer and Bruce Schulman, forthcoming from Harvard University Press, 2007.
“Utraque Unum: Finding My Way as a Catholic and a Historian,” in Faith and the Historian: Catholic Perspectives, edited by Nick Salvatore, forthcoming from University of Illinois Press, 2006.
“Arthur P. Davis: The Literary Anthologist as Cultural Conservator and Cultural Worker,” CLAJ, 49:2 (December 2005): 127-143.
“Not Enough of the Past: Feminist Revisions of Slavery in Octavia Butler’s Kindred," MELUS, 26:3 (Fall 2001): 51-75.
“Fables of (Cuban) Exile: Special Periods and Queer Moments in Eduardo Machado’s Floating Island Plays,” Modern Drama (Spring 2005).
“Hemispheric Vertigo: Cuba, Québec and Other Provisional Reconfigurations of Our (New) America(s),” in The Futures of American Studies, edited by Donald E. Pease and Robyn Wiegman (Duke University Press, 2002).
“Reconfiguring American Civil Religion: The Triumph of Values,” Contemporary Sociology, 35: 4 (2006): 351-354.
¿Qué pasaría si la escuela…? Treinta años de construcción educativa, co-authored with Graciela Bolaños, Abelardo Ramos, and Carlos Miñana, (Popayán: Programa de Educación Bilingüe e Intercultural, Consejo Regional Indígena del Cauca, 2004).
“Between Sovereignty and Culture: Who is an Indigenous Intellectual in Colombia?,” in “Framing Protest: Popular Intellectuals and Social Movements in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (19th-20th Centuries),” edited by Michiel Baud and Rosanne Rutten, supplement to the International Review of Social History, 49 (2004): 111-32
“El espacio del diálogo pluralista: Historia del Programa de Educación Bilingüe,” in Políticas de identidades y diferencias sociales en tiempos de globalización, edited by Daniel Mato (Caracas: Universidad Central de Venezuela [FACES], 2003), 257-81.
“El espacio y los discursos culturalistas del movimiento indígena caucano,” in (Des)territorialidades y (no)lugares: procesos de configuración y transformación social del espacio, edited by Diego Herrera Gómez and Carlo Emilio Piazzini S. (Medellín: La Carreta Social-Universidad de Antioquia [Instituto de Estudios Regionales], 2006), 247-259.
“Escritura y convenciones literarias: Los retos de la intelectualidad indígena,” in La etnoeducación en la construcción de los sentidos sociales (Popayán: Universidad del Cauca-Instituto Caro y Cuero-CCELA-PROEIB Andes, 2003), 107-19.
“Imaginando una nación pluralista: Intelectuales y la jurisdicción especial indígena,” Revista Colombiana de Antropología, 39 (2004): 105-38.
“Imagining Colonial Culture,” Ethnohistory, 49: 3 (2002): 687-701.
“Investigación y pluralismo étnico: El encuentro académico-indígena,” in Utopía para los excluidos: El multiculturalismo en África y América Latina, edited by Jaime Arocha (Bogotá: Facultad de Ciencias Humanas UN, 2004), 261-85.
“Manuel Quintín Lame hoy,” in Manuel Quintín Lame, Los pensamientos del indio que se educó dentro de las selvas colombianas (Cali and Popayán: Universidad del Valle-Universidad del Cauca, 2004), 51-101.
“Redrawing the Nation: Indigenous Intellectuals and Ethnic Pluralism in Colombia,” in After Spanish Rule: Postcolonial Predicaments of the Americas, edited by Mark Thurner and Andrés Guerrero (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003), 310-46.
“The Indigenous Public Voice: The Multiple Idioms of Modernity in Indigenous Cauca,” co-authored with David D. Gow, in Indigenous Movements, Self-Representation, and the State in Latin America, edited by Kay B. Warren and Jean Jackson (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002), 47-80.
“Una historia colaborativa: Retos para el diálogo indígena-académico,” co-authored with Abelardo Ramos Pacho, Historia Crítica, 29 (2005): 39-62. Bogotá.
Retornando la mirada: Una investigación colaborativa interétnica sobre el Cauca a la entrada del milenio, editor (Popayán: Universidad del Cauca, 2005).
“Influences réciproques: Le féminisme des années 70 en France et au Québec,” in Francophonie en Amérique: Quatre siècles d’échanges Europe-Afrique-Amérique, edited by Justin K. Bisanswa and Michel Tétu (CIDEF-AFI, 2005), 207-19.
“Yellow Jack and Geopolitics: Environment, Epidemics, and the Struggles for Empire in the American Tropics, 1640-1830,” Review-Fernand Braudel Center, 27 (2004), 343-64.
“Environment and History in South America and South Africa,” in South Africa’s Environmental History: Cases and Comparisons, edited by S. Dovers, R. Edgecombe, and Bill Guest (Ohio University Press and David Philip, 2002), 240-249.
“Yellow Fever, Empire and Revolution: The Political Impacts of Infectious Disease in the Caribbean Region, 1640-1900,” in When Disease Makes History: Epidemics and Great Historical Turning Points, edited by Pekka Hämäläinen (Helsinki University Press, 2006), 81-111.
“Yellow Jack and Geopolitics: Environment, Epidemics, and the Struggles for Empire in the American Tropics, 1640-1900,” in City, Country, Empire: Landscapes in Environmental History, edited by Jeffry Diefendorf and Kurk Dorsey (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), 193-206.
David S. Painter
“A Partial History of the Cold War,” Cold War History, 6 (November 2006): 527-34.
Cold War: On the Brink of Apocalypse (Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books, 2005) [audio book].
“Cold War,” in Oxford Companion to United States History, edited by Paul Boyer (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).
“Oil,” entry in Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy: Studies of the Principal Movements and Ideas, edited by Alexander DeConde, Fredrik Logevall, and Richard Dean Burns, second edition (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002).
Origins of the Cold War: An International History, co-editor, revised edition (London: Routledge, 2005).
“The End of the Cold War,” in A Companion to Post-1945 America, edited by Jean-Christophe Agnew and Roy Rosenzweig (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002).
“The British Are Coming,” Washington Post Book World (2006), 9.
“Hurricane Katrina and the Burdens of History,” History Compass, 4:2 (2006).
“This Guilty Land,” Reviews in American History, 33.3 (2005), 301-308.
“Congressional Women: An Examination of Their Impact on Policy and Institutions,” published as part of a “Japanese and American Women’s Symposium,” Political Science and Politics, 34: 2 (2001): 217-220.
“Connecting Descriptive and Substantive Representation: An Analysis of Sex Differences in Cosponsorship Activity in the House of Representatives,” Legislative Studies Quarterly, 30 (2005): 407-33.
“Descriptive Representation in the United States: A Case of Institutional and Cultural Resistance,” in Women and Parliamentary Representation Around the World, edited by Manon Tremblay (Montreal: Remue-Menage, 2005).
“Political Science in a Different Voice: Women Faculty Perspectives on the Status of Women in Political Science Departments in the South,” co-authored with Laura Van Assendelft, Wendy Gunther-Canada, Julie Dolan, and Barbara Palmer, Political Science and Politics, 36: 2 (2003): 311-315.
“Research on Women in Legislatures: What Have We Learned and Where are We Going?,” Women & Politics, 23: 1-2 (2002): 167-185.
“Research on Women in Legislatures: What Have We Learned, Where Are We Going?,” in Women & Congress: Running, Winning, and Ruling, edited by Karen O’Connor (West Hazleton, PA: Haworth Press, 2002).
“Transforming the Agenda? Analyzing Gender Differences in Women’s Issue Bill Sponsorship,” in Women Transforming Congress, edited by Cindy Simon Rosenthal (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003).
“Whatever Happened to the Year of the Woman: Lessons from the 1992 and 2002 Elections,” Japanese Journal of the International Society for Gender Studies, 2 (2004): 7-31.
“Women and Congress: Do They Act as Advocates for Women’s Issues,” co-authored with Carin Larson, in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future, edited by Sue Thomas and Clyde Wilcox (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005, 2nd edition).“Congressional Women: An Examination of Their Impact on Policy and Institutions,” published as part of a “Japanese and American Women’s Symposium,” Political Science and Politics, 34: 2 (2001): 217-220.
Economic Change and Rural Resistance in Southern Bolivia, 1880- 1930 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989)
The Atlantic Empires of France and Spain: Louisbourg and Havana, 1700-1763 (University of North Carolina Press, 1985).
Atlantic American Societies from Columbus to Abolition, co-edited with Alan Karras (Routledge, 1992).
Eusebio Mujal-LeónEusebio Mujal-León
The Cuban University Under the Revolution (University of Miami-Institute of Inter-American Studies, 1988).
European Socialism and the Conflict in Central America (New York: Praeger, 1989).
“Latin American Politics and Society: A ‘New’ Cultural Research Agenda?,” published as a special issue of the journal World Affairs (Fall 1987).
The USSR and Latin America in the 1980s: A Developing Relationship (Unwin and Hyman, 1989).
David S. Painter
Oil and the American Century: The Political Economy of U.S. Foreign Oil Policy, 1941-1954 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986).
Origins of the Cold War: An International History, co-editor (London: Routledge, 1994).
The Cold War: An International History (London: Routledge, 1999).
Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South (Harvard University Press, 2005).
The Difference Women Make: The Policy Impact of Women in Congress (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002).
Women and Politics: Paths to Power and Political Influence, co-edited with Julie Dolan and Melissa Deckman (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2006).
Barons of Labor: The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era (University of Illinois Press, 1987).
The Populist Persuasion: An American History (Basic Books, 1995; revised paperback edition, Cornell University Press, 1998).
America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s, co-authored with Maurice Isserman (Oxford University Press, 1999).
A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan (New York: Knopf, 2006).
Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal, co-edited with Michael Kazin (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006).
Labor’s Great War: The Struggle for Industrial Democracy and the Origins of Modern American Labor Relations, 1912-21 (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1997).
Melvyn Dubofsky, We Shall Be All: A History of the Industrial Workers of the World, editor and introduction, abridged edition (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000).
American Labor: A Documentary History, co-edited with Melvyn Dubofsky (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004).
From Insurrection to Revolution in Mexico: Social Bases of Agrarian Violence, 1750-1940 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986).
“The Revolution in Mexican Independence: Insurgency and the Negotiation of Property, Production, and Patriarchy in the Baíio, 1800-1855,” Hispanic American Historical Review, 78: 3 (1998): 367-418.
Roman Catholicism in America (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999).
Catholic Faith in America (New York: Facts on File, 2003).
Hello, Hello Brazil: Popular Music in the Making of Modern Brazil (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004).
The Freedom to Remember: Narrative, Slavery, and Gender in Contemporary Black Women's Fiction (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2002).
Within the Circle: An Anthology of African American Literary Criticism from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, editor (Durham: Duke University Press, 1994.
The Politics of Memory: Native Historical Interpretation in the Colombian Andes (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990; paperback edition, Duke University Press, 1998; Spanish translation, Popayán: Universidad del Cauca, 2000).
Cumbe Reborn: An Andean Ethnography of History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994; Spanish translation, Bogotá and Popayán: Instituto Colombiano de Antropología e Historia-Universidad del Cauca, 2005).
Intercultural Utopias: Public Intellectuals, Cultural Experimentation, and Ethnic Dialogue in Colombia (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005).
Citizen Indians: Native American Intellectuals, Race, and Reform (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005).
Locating American Studies: The Evolution of a Discipline, editor (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995).
Cultural Erotics in Cuban America (University of Minnesota Press, 2007).
“Reading Empowerment: An Annotated Bibliography with a General Overview,” co-authored with Moira Alexandra Perez, Berkeley Workshop on Environmental Politics: Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley, Working Paper B 002. October 1999, website: http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/EnvirPol/pubs.html.