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.

Katherine Allocco

"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.

Kevin Gutzman

James Madison and the Making of America

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

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution.  (Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2007).

Virginia's American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic

Virginia's American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic.  (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007). 

Martha May

Women's Roles in Twentieth-Century America

Women's Roles in Twentieth-Century America.   Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2009. 

Michael Nolan

The Inverted Mirror: Mythologizing the Enemy in France and Germany 1898-1914

The Inverted Mirror:  Mythologizing the Enemy in France and Germany 1898-1914 (New York: Bergahn Books, 2005).

 

Nightclub City: Politics and Amusement in Manhattan

Nightclub City: Politics and Amusement in Manhattan.  (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007). 

Joshua Rosenthal

Salt and the Colombian State 

Salt and the Colombian State.  (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012). 

Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox

Salt and the Colombian State

Allegories of the Vietnamese Past.  (New Haven, CT: Yale Southeast Asia Studies, 2011).

Allegories of the Vietnamese Past

Editor, Vietnam and the West: New Approaches.  (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Southeast Asia Publications, 2010). 

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