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The Anatomy Murders: Being the True and Spectacular History of Edinburgh's Notorious Burke and Hare and of the Man of Science Who Abetted Them in the

by Lisa Rosner

Burke and Hare were the first serial killers to capture media attention, accused of killing sixteen people in order to sell their cadavers as "subjects" for dissection. The Anatomy Murders is the first book...


Barbarian Tides: The Migration Age and the Later Roman Empire

by Walter Goffart

Barbarian Tides radically subverts the grand narrative of a "Germanic" migration and reinvents the role of barbarians in the Later Roman Empire. Goffart sets out how the fragmented foreign peoples once living...


The Next Economic Disaster: Why It's Coming and How to Avoid It

by Richard Vague

In this illuminating and provocative work, Richard Vague argues that the rapid expansion of private debt—rather than public spending—is what constrains economic growth and triggers economic calamities like...


Corporations and Citizenship

by Greg Urban

Assembling scholars from legal studies, business ethics, philosophy, history, political science, and anthropology, Corporations and Citizenship addresses the role of modern for-profit corporations as a distinctive...


The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball

by Benjamin Baumer & Andrew Zimbalist

The Sabermetric Revolution examines the increasingly widespread use of sabermetrics to evaluate baseball player performance. Along the way, the book corrects common misconceptions about "moneyball" and evaluates...


Mary Magdalene and the Drama of Saints: Theater, Gender, and Religion in Late Medieval England

by Theresa Coletti

"A broad and deep analysis of Mary Magdalene's prominence through overlapping discourses of late medieval English culture. . . . An elegantly written and valuable resource on theater, gender, and religion."—...


To March for Others: The Black Freedom Struggle and the United Farm Workers

by Lauren Araiza

Through the relationships between the African American civil rights groups of the 1960s and 1970s and the United Farm Workers, a primarily Mexican American union, To March for Others examines the complexities...


After Augustine: The Meditative Reader and the Text

by Brian Stock

The essays in this volume discuss the changing purpose of reading from late antiquity to the Renaissance. "A most unusual, fascinating, and rich book, very well written, with copious scholarly notes."—Choice...


Medieval Theory of Authorship: Scholastic Literary Attitudes in the Later Middle Ages

by Alastair Minnis

Available again with a new preface, this classic work of medieval literary scholarship argues that discussion of late-medieval literary works has tended to derive its critical vocabulary from modern, not medieval,...


The Arabic Role in Medieval Literary History: A Forgotten Heritage

by Maria Menocal

María Rosa Menocal argues that Arabic culture was a central and shaping phenomenon in medieval Europe.


Women at War: The Story of Fifty Military Nurses Who Served in Vietnam

by Elizabeth Norman

Norman tells the dramatic story of fifty women—members of the Army, Navy, and Air Force Nurse Corps—who went to war, working in military hospitals, aboard ships, and with air evacuation squadrons during...


Ethics and Professionalism

by John Kultgen

John Kultgen explores the ways morality and professional ideals are connected. In assessing the moral impact of professionalism in our society, he examines both the structure and organization of occupations...


Seasons of Misery: Catastrophe and Colonial Settlement in Early America

by Kathleen Donegan

Seasons of Misery offers a boldly original account of early English settlement in American by placing catastrophe and crisis at the center of the story. Donegan argues that the constant state of suffering and...


Louisiana: Crossroads of the Atlantic World

by Cecile Vidal

Louisiana: Crossroads of the Atlantic World offers an exceptional collaboration between American, Canadian, and European historians who explore the many ways and means of colonial Louisiana's relations with...


Biography and the Black Atlantic

by Lisa A. Lindsay & John Wood Sweet

In this volume, leading historians reflect on the recent biographical turn in studies of slavery and the modern African diaspora. This collection presents vivid glimpses into the lives of remarkable enslaved...


Nothing Natural Is Shameful: Sodomy and Science in Late Medieval Europe

by Joan Cadden

In medieval Europe, where theologians saw sin, some natural philosophers saw a phenomenon in need of explanation. They believed some men were born with homosexual inclinations and others acquired them as habits...


Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life: The Devotio Moderna and the World of the Later Middle Ages

by John Van Engen

John Van Engen studies the Devotio Moderna, or Modern Devout, within their own time and space, the social and religious conditions that marked towns and parishes in northern Europe during the fifteenth century,...


Empire of Vines: Wine Culture in America

by Erica Hannickel

Empire of Vines traces the development of wine culture as grape growing expanded from New York to the Midwest before gaining ascendancy in California—a progression that illustrates viticulture's centrality...


Dangerously Sleepy: Overworked Americans and the Cult of Manly Wakefulness

by Alan Derickson

Dangerously Sleepy explores the fraught relations between overwork, sleep deprivation, and public health. Health and labor historian Alan Derickson charts the cultural and political forces behind the overvaluation—and...


Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America

by Quincy T. Mills

Cutting Along the Color Line chronicles the cultural history of barber shops as businesses and civic institutions, demonstrating their central role in civil rights struggles throughout the nineteenth and twentieth...