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History Dept., Herter Hall Room 612
University of Massachusetts
161 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9312

Tel. 413.545.1330
Fax. 413.545.6137


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Books by History Department Alumni:


The Department is proud to announce books published by alumni. If you know of a book that is not listed, please send this information to Books are listed by year of publication.

Charlie Sennot (B.A. Major, 1984). Charlie discusses his career in journalism with the New York Daily News, Boston Globe, and Global Post here
Lynne Ann Hartnett (B.A. Minor, 1989). The Defiant Life of Vera Figner: Surviving the Russian Revolution. Indiana University Press, 2014.

Christoph Strobel (Ph.D., 2005). Testing Grounds of Modern Empire: The Making of Colonial Racial Orders in the American Ohio Country and the South African Eastern Cape, 1770s-1850s. New York: Peter Lang Publisher, 2008.

Christoph Strobel (Ph.D., 2005) and Alice Nash (associate professor). Daily Life of Native Americans from Post-Columbian through Nineteenth Century America. Westport: Greenwood, 2006.

Jill Ogline Titus (Ph.D., 2007). Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia. University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Babette Faehmel (Ph.D., 2009). College Women in the Nuclear Age. Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Williams, Eesha (M.A., 2012). Good News., 2003.

Heather Murray (Ph.D., 2006). Not in This Family: Gays and the Meaning of Kinship in Postwar North America. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. (Winner of the Organization of American Historians 2011 Lawrence W. Levine Award)

Richard Gassan (Ph.D., 2002). The Birth of American Tourism: New York, the Hudson Valley, and American Culture, 1790–1835. University of Massachusetts Press, 2008.

Timothy Willig (Ph.D., 2003). Restoring the Chain of Friendship: British Policy and the Indians of the Great Lakes, 1783-1815. University of Nebraska Press, 2008.

Eesha Williams (M.A, 2012). Grassroots Journalism. Dollars & Sense, 2007.

Marian Mollin (Ph.D., 2000). Radical Pacifism in Modern America: Egalitarianism and Protest. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.

Kenneth R. Feinberg (B.A., 1967). What is Life Worth? The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11. PublicAffairs, 2005.
Susan Ouelette (Ph.D., 1996), editor. Conflict and Accommodation In North Country Communities, 1850-1930. University Press of America, 2005.

Margaret A. Lowe (Ph.D., 1996). Looking Good: College Women and Body Image, 1875-1930. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Brett A. Berliner (Ph.D., 1999). Ambivalent Desire: The Exotic Black Other in Jazz-Age France. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2002.

Julia L. Foulkes (Ph.D., 1997). Modern Bodies: Dance and American Modernism from Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Mark Voss-Hubbard (Ph.D., 1997). Beyond Party: Cultures of Antipartisanship in Northern Politics before the Civil War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.

Anne-Marie Taylor (Ph.D., 1999). Young Charles Sumner and the legacy of the American Enlightenment, 1811-1851. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001.

Dona Brown (Ph.D., 1989), editor. A Tourist's New England: Travel Fiction, 1820-1920. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1999.

Dona Brown (Ph.D., 1989). Inventing New England: Regional Tourism in the Nineteenth
. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.

Altina L. Waller (Ph.D., 1980), editor (with Mary Beth Pudup and Dwight B. Billings). Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain South in the Nineteenth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Altina L. Waller (Ph.D., 1980). Feud: Hatfields, McCoys, and Social Change in Appalachia, 1860-1900. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.

Altina L. Waller (Ph.D., 1980). Reverend Beecher and Mrs. Tilton: Sex and Class in Victorian America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1982.