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European History

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Theater, War, and Memory in Crisis

Vichy, Algeria, the Aftermath

Explores how French dramatists addressed violence, conflict, and war trauma after the German occupation and Algerian War

Ancient Bovillae

History, Art, and Archaeology of a Lost City in the Roman Hinterland

The first comprehensive study in English of the ancient Roman city and its decline

The Arcadia of Jacopo Sannazaro

A New Translation with Commentary

Translating the foundational text of pastoral fiction and poetry into English for the modern scholar and reader

Beyond the River, Under the Eye of Rome

Explores how Roman perceptions of Danubian peoples influenced some of the most politically and socially significant events of Roman antiquity

Performing the Greek Crisis

Navigating National Identity in the Age of Austerity

Examining how changes in dance amid the Greek financial crisis altered perceptions and discourses of Greece’s culture and national identity

Writing Imperial History

Tacitus from Agricola to Annales

Analyzes how Tacitus contributed to our current understanding of history and reveals the themes that permeated his writing

Lucian’s Laughing Gods

Religion, Philosophy, and Popular Culture in the Roman East

The first English-language monograph about religion and Lucian of Samosata

Decolonizing German and European History at the Museum

How do museums confront the violence of European colonialism, conquest, dispossession, enslavement, and genocide?

The Black Widows of the Eternal City

The True Story of Rome's Most Infamous Poisoners

An intriguing and well-researched account behind the dozens of female poisoners in seventeenth-century Rome


Plundering German Jewry, 1933-1953

Comparative context for understanding the experience of the German Jewry in the wake of Nazi plundering, racism, and genocide

Aryan and Non-Aryan in India

A collection studies of ancient Aryan and non-Aryan Indian cultures from linguistic and historical perspectives

Adoption, Memory, and Cold War Greece

Kid pro quo?

Reveals the history of how 3,000 Greek children were shipped to the United States for adoption in the postwar period

Yiddish Empire

The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy

Relates the untold story of a traveling Yiddish theater company and traces their far- reaching influence

Bodies and Ruins

Imagining the Bombing of Germany, 1945 to the Present

Explores visual representations of the Allied bombing war on Germany to reveal how Germans remembered and commemorated WWII

The Most Noble of People

Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Identity in Muslim Spain

Negotiates ethnic, religious, and gender identity amid turbulent social change in medieval Islamic Spain

Persecution and Rescue

The Politics of the “Final Solution” in France, 1940-1944

A new look at the politics behind the negotiations that shaped the fate of the Jews in occupied France during World War II

Alienation Effects

Performance and Self-Management in Yugoslavia, 1945-91

Examines the interplay of artistic, political, and economic performance in the former Yugoslavia and reveals their inseparability

Beyond Berlin

Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past

A compelling exploration of the myriad ways in which German cities have confronted their Nazi pasts

It All Began in Nuremberg

Between History and Memory

A new translation of Rita Thalmann’s impactful memoir detailing her personal witness of Nazism and the Holocaust

A Tale of Two Capitalisms

Sacred Economics in Nineteenth-Century Britain

An interdisciplinary examination of nineteenth-century British capitalism, its architects, and its critics

After Django

Making Jazz in Postwar France

The first study to focus on jazz in postwar France, this book explores the ways that French musicians and critics received and remade an American music according to their own cultural concerns

The Real and the Sacred

Picturing Jesus in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

A cultural history of representations of Jesus in nineteenth-century European and American fiction and visual art