Faculty Bookshelf

left frame: avatar / right frame: book cover of the nixon presidency featuring a photo of richard nixon smiling to a crowd

The Nixon Presidency

Timothy N. Thurber, Ph.D.

frame one: michael dickinson / frame two: almost dead book cover with silhouette of enslaved african american in chains, title of book

Almost Dead

Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic, 1680-1807

Michael Lawrence Dickinson, Ph.D.

frame one: greg smithers / frame two: book cover featuring artwork representing 2 indigenous people facing each other

Reclaiming Two-Spirits

Sexuality, Spiritual Renewal & Sovereignty in Native America

Gregory Smithers, Ph.D.

Frame one: Meliz Hafez Frame two: Inventing Laziness book cover - historical illustration of 3 middle eastern men

Inventing Laziness

The Culture of productivity in Late Ottoman Society

Meliz Hafez, Ph.D.

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The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The World of the United States’ First Forgotten Celebrity

Carolyn Eastman, Ph.D.

frame one: john lemza / frame two: the big picture book cover with photo of earth

The Big Picture

The Cold War on the Small Screen

John W. Lemza, Ph.D.

frame one: ryan smith frame two: death and rebirth in a southern city book cover - ej reynolds grave marker

Death and Rebirth in a Southern City

Richmond’s Historic Cemeteries

Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D.

frame one: john kneebone frame two: fulfilling the promise book cover - vcu medical campus pictured top, vcu monroe park campus pictured bottom

Fulfilling the Promise

Virginia Commonwealth University and the City of Richmond, 1968–2009

John Kneebone, Ph.D. and Eugene Trani, Ph.D.

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No Collusion!

Catherine the Great and American Independence

David M. Griffiths, edited by George E. Munro, Ph.D.

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Silver Veins, Dusty Lungs

Mining, Water, and Public Health in Zacatecas, 1835-1946

Rocio Gomez, Ph.D.

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A Concise History of Nazi Germany

Joseph W. Bendersky, Ph.D.

Frame one: brian daugherity frame two: a little child shall lead them book cover - historical photo of african american students outside of a school reading a sign

A Little Child Shall Lead Them

A Documentary Account of the Struggle for School Desegregation in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Brian J. Daugherity, Ph.D., and Brian Grogan

frame one: greg smithers frame two: cherokee diaspora book cover - drawing of cherokee

The Cherokee Diaspora

An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity

Gregory D. Smithers, Ph.D.

frame one: brook newman frame two: dark inheritance book cover - drawing of male slave owner and female enslaved

A Dark Inheritance

Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Brooke N. Newman, Ph.D.

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Keep On Keeping On

The NAACP and the Implementation of Brown v. Board of Education in Virginia

Brian J. Daugherity, Ph.D.

frame one: emilie raymond frame two: stars for freedom book cover - several actors

Stars for Freedom

Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement

Emilie E Raymond, Ph.D.

frame one: greg smithers frame two: racism in american popular media book cover - african american woman as aunt jemima

Racism in American Popular Media

From Aunt Jemima to the Frito Bandito

Gregory Smithers, Ph.D., and Brian D. Behnken, Ph.D.

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Selected Discourses of Shenoute the Great

Community, Theology, and Social Conflict in Late Antique Egypt

Andrew Crislip, Ph.D. and David Brakke, Ph.D - translators

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Life on Display

Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century

Karen A. Rader, Ph.D. and Victoria E. M. Cain, Ph.D.

Frame one: Ryan Smith Frame two: Robert Morris's Folly book cover - drawing of mansion

Robert Morris's Folly

The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder

Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D.

Frame one: Kathryn Shively Frame two: nature's civil war: common soldiers and the environment in 1862 virginia

Nature's Civil War

Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia

Kathryn Shively, Ph.D.

Frame one: Antonio Espinoza Frame two: Education and the state in modern peru book cover - historical illustration of building

Education and the State in Modern Peru

Primary Schooling in Lima, 1821–c. 1921

G. Antonio Espinoza, Ph.D.

frame one: avatar / frame two: picture of book cover Republicans and Race

Republicans and Race

The GOP's Frayed Relationship with African Americans, 1945-1974

Timothy N. Thurber

frame one: sarah meacham / frame two: book cover with book title and historic images of people distilling alcohol

Every Home a Distillery

Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake

Sarah Hand Meacham, Ph.D.

frame one: john powers frame two: inventing chemistry book cover - drawing of chemistry equipment

Inventing Chemistry

Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

John C. Powers, Ph.D.

Frame one: Andrew Crislip Frame two: thorns in the flesh bookcover - depiction of jesus with a wound in his chest

Thorns in the Flesh

Illness and Sanctity in Late Ancient Christianity

Andrew Crislip, Ph.D.

Frame one: Leigh Ann Craig Frame two: wandering women and holy matrons book cover - historical drawing of women on a religious pilgrimage

Wandering Women and Holy Matrons

Women as Pilgrims in the Later Middle Ages

Leigh Ann Craig, Ph.D.

Frame one: Carolyn Eastman Frame two: a nation of speechifiers: Making an american public after the revolution book cover - historical illustration of man giving a speech to a group of people

A Nation of Speechifiers

Making an American Public after the Revolution

Carolyn Eastman, Ph.D.

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With All Deliberate Speed

Implementing Brown v. Board of Education

Brian J. Daugherity, Ph.D., and Charles C. Bolton, Ph.D.

Frame one: George Munro Frame two: The Most Intentional City book cover - drawing of St. Petersburg

The Most Intentional City

St. Petersburg in the Reign of Catherine the Great

George Munro, Ph.D.

frame one: priscilla shilaro frame two: failed eldorado book cover - ornate gate

A Failed Eldorado

Colonial Capitalism, Rural Industrialization, African Land Rights in Kenya, and the Kakamega Gold Rush, 1930-1952

Priscilla M. Shilaro, Ph.D.

Frame one: John Herman Frame two: amid the clouds and mist book cover - aerial view of the great wall of china

Amid the Clouds and Mist

China’s Colonization of Guizhou, 1200–1700

John Herman, Ph.D.

frame one: emilie raymond frame two: from my cold, dead hands: charton heston and american politics book cover - NRA logo and charton heston raising a rifle in the air

From My Cold, Dead Hands

Charlton Heston and American Politics

Emilie E. Raymond, Ph.D.

Frame one: Ryan Smith Frame two: Gothic Arches, Latin Crosses book cover - stain glass window

Gothic Arches, Latin Crosses

Anti-Catholicism and American Church Designs in the Nineteenth Century

Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D.

frame one: karen rader frame two: making mice book cover - drawing of a mouse

Making Mice

Standardizing Animals for American Biomedical Research, 1900-1955

Karen Rader, Ph.D.

frame one: bernard moitt / frame two: book cover - solid orange background with book title

Sugar, Slavery, and Society

Perspectives on the Caribbean, India, the Mascarenes, and the United States

Bernard Moitt, Ph.D.

Frame one: Joseph Bendersky Frame two: jewish threat book cover - US Army seal

The “Jewish Threat”

Anti-Semitic Politics of the U.S. Army

Joseph W. Bendersky, Ph.D.

Frame one: Bernard Moitt Frame two: women and slavery in the french antilles, 1635-1848 book cover - drawing of enslaved women outside