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A Time of Scandal

The Notorious Mrs. Clem

An Album of Union and Confederate Sailors

Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau

Murder and Money in the Gilded Age

Ronald S. Coddington

Rosemary Stevens

with a foreword by Craig L. Symonds

Was the founding director of the US Veterans Bureau a criminal  —  or a scapegoat?

Was Nancy Clem a respectable Indianapolis housewife — or a coldblooded double murderess?

Faces of the Civil War Navies

Archival images and biographical sketches of common sailors on both sides of the conflict reveal the human side of the Civil War.

2016 408 pp., 19 halftones 978-1-4214-2130-8 $34.95 hc Also available as an e-book

2016 440 pp., 78 halftones 978-1-4214-2136-0 $32.95 hc Also available as an e-book 2  Johns Hopkins University Press

Wendy Gamber

2016 320 pp. 7 halftones, 12 line drawings 978-1-4214-2020-2 $34.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Inventing the Pinkertons; or, Spies, Sleuths, Mercenaries, and Thugs Being a story of the nation’s most famous (and infamous) detective agency S. Paul O’Hara The fascinating story of the most notorious detective agency in US history. 2016 216 pp., 12 halftones 978-1-4214-2056-1 $29.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Days of Slaughter Inside the Fall of Freddie Mac and Why It Could Happen Again Susan Wharton Gates The untold story of the disastrous financial and ethical unwinding of Freddie Mac. 2017 304 pp. 978-1-4214-2193-3 $24.95 hc Also available as an e-book

American History

John Adams’s Republic

Wealth and Disaster

Contested Conventions

Religion and Public Education in a Multicultural America

Atlantic Migrations from a Pyrenean Town in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

The Struggle to Establish the Constitution and Save the Union, 1787–1789

second edition

Pierre Force

Melvin Yazawa

James W. Fraser

How two French families made — and lost — their fortunes in the brutal plantation culture of pre-revolutionary Haiti.

Brings to life the hard-fought battle over the creation and ratification of the Constitution.

The One, the Few, and the Many

The Literature of Reconstruction

Between Church and State

Richard Alan Ryerson

Not in Plain Black and White

This trailblazing study explores Adams’s political thought across his entire career in law and public service.

Brook Thomas

2016 576 pp., 1 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-1922-0 $60.00 hc Also available as an e-book

Reconstruction-era literature helped shape an ongoing national debate about proper remedies to racial wrongs. 2016 400 pp., 16 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2132-2 $40.00 hc Also available as an e-book

A fully updated second edition of this essential look at the continuing tensions between religion and American public schools. 2016 296 pp. 978-1-4214-2058-5 $30.00 pb Also available as an e-book

2016 256 pp., 16 halftones 978-1-4214-2128-5 $45.00 hc Also available as an e-book

2016 312 pp. 978-1-4214-2026-4 $25.00 pb Also available as an e-book

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The Twentieth-Century American City

Integrating the US Military

Universities and Their Cities

The New Middle Kingdom

Problem, Promise, and Reality

Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation since World War II

Urban Higher Education in America

China and the Early American Romance of Free Trade

third edition Jon C. Teaford Modern cities embody America’s successes and failures — while offering hope for the future. 2016 240 pp. 978-1-4214-2038-7 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

edited by Douglas Walter Bristol, Jr., and Heather Marie Stur How have the US Armed Forces been transformed by integration? 2017 320 pp. 978-1-4214-2247-3 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

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Steven J. Diner

Kendall A. Johnson

The first broad survey of the history of urban education in America.

Looking at the Far East and American ambition in China through the lens of literature.

2017 176 pp., 14 halftones 978-1-4214-2241-1 $44.95 hc Also available as an e-book

2017 432 pp. 14 b&w photos, 21 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2251-0 $64.95 hc Also available as an e-book

American History

Reading the Market Genres of Financial Capitalism in Gilded Age America Peter Knight America’s fascination with the stock market dates back to the Gilded Age. 2016 336 pp., 19 halftones 978-1-4214-2060-8 $50.00 hc Also available as an e-book

The Trouble with Tea

Maryland Blood

The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy

How Banking Worked in the Early American Republic

John W. Garrett and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

Sharon Ann Murphy

Jane T. Merritt

Kathleen Waters Sander

How the contentious world of nineteenth-century banking shaped the United States.

How John W. Garrett and the B&O Railroad he headed for twenty-six years helped to transform America by linking the nation.

How tea’s political meaning shaped the culture and economy of the AngloAmerican world. 2017 224 pp., 11 b&w illus., 5 maps 978-1-4214-2153-7 $22.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Other People’s Money

2017 208 pp., 20 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2175-9 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book

An American Family in War and Peace, the Hambletons 1657 to the Present

2017 416 pp., 28 halftones, 1 map 978-1-4214-2220-6 $49.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Martha Frick Symington Sanger “An outstanding family biography. A must-read contribution to Maryland and the nation’s history.” — Jean Harvey Baker, author of Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography Maryland Historical Society 2016 406 pp. 225 color illus., 181 b&w illus. 978-0-9965944-0-0 $75.00 hc

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Volumes available online through The Early Republic. Visit here for more information. Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America, March 4, 1789–March 3, 1791

Wild by Nature

Hodges’ Scout


Plutocracy in America

North American Animals Confront Colonization

A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War

Rumors, Legends, and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier

Andrea L. Smalley

Len Travers

Gregory Evans Dowd

How Increasing Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor

How did efforts to control wild animals affect colonization?

A gritty look at the French and Indian War through the lens of the bloody skirmish of Hodges’ Scout, the heretofore untold story of a lost patrol.

The fascinating — and troubling — story of powerful rumors that circulated and influential legends that arose in early America.

A hard-hitting analysis of how the disparity between wealth and poverty undermines the common good.

2017 352 pp. 2 b&w photos, 10 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2235-0 $49.95 hc Also available as an e-book

2015 320 pp., 2 b&w illus., 6 maps 978-1-4214-1805-6 $29.95 hc Also available as an e-book

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2015 408 pp. 2 b&w photos, 5 b&w illus., 2 maps 978-1-4214-1865-0 $34.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Ronald P. Formisano

2015 272 pp., 5 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-1740-0 $22.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Charlene Bangs Bickford, Kenneth R. Bowling, Helen E. Veit, and William Charles diGiacomantonio, eds. Two volumes complete the twenty-two volume documentary history, a monumental publishing project that began in 1972. Correspondence: Third Session, November 1790 – March 1791 Volume 21 2017  1,128 pp. 8 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-1606-9 $125.00 hc Correspondence: Supplement Volume 22 2017 5 halftones, 2 maps 978-1-4214-2019-6

944 pp. $125.00 hc

Selma’s Bloody Sunday Protest, Voting Rights, and the Struggle for Racial Equality Robert A. Pratt The march from Selma to Montgomery starkly illustrated the claims of the civil rights movement — and the raw brutality of the forces arrayed against it. 2016 160 pp., 10 halftones 978-1-4214-2160-5 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book

The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798

The Fate of the Revolution

Hell Before Their Very Eyes

Testing the Constitution

Virginians Debate the Constitution

American Soldiers Liberate Concentration Camps in Germany, April 1945

Terri Diane Halperin “A valuable introduction to an important event in U.S. history, Halperin’s nuanced book fills a real niche.” — David Waldstreicher, author of In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776 –1820 2016 168 pp. 2 halftones, 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-1969-5 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Lorri Glover “The best account of Virginia’s ratification now available.” — Peter S. Onuf, author of Jefferson’s Empire: The Language of American Nationhood 2016 216 pp. 5 halftones, 4 line drawings 978-1-4214-2002-8 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book

John C. McManus The life-altering experiences of the American soldiers who liberated three Nazi concentration camps. 2015 208 pp., 10 b&w photos 978-1-4214-1765-3 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Shays’s Rebellion Authority and Distress in Post-Revolutionary America Sean Condon How an uprising of debtors and small farmers unwittingly influenced the U.S. Constitution. 2015 176 pp., 6 line drawings 978-1-4214-1743-1 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book

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Witness to History Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer, Series Editors

American History

New in Paperback

Living Hell

The Model T

Who Owns America’s Past?

The Dark Side of the Civil War

A Centennial History

The Smithsonian and the Problem of History

Michael C. C. Adams

Robert Casey

“In Adams’ hands, the Civil War’s legacy is unmitigated personal horror, societal suffering, and political factionalism.” — Civil War Monitor

“If there is room on any bookshelf for just one work about Henry Ford’s Model T, this is the book that belongs in that space.” — Technology and Culture

Robert C. Post “A detailed insider’s look at growth and change across the institution.” — Journal of American History

2014 304 pp., 1 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2145-2 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book

2008 168 pp., 102 halftones, 8 line drawings 978-1-4214-2117-9 $26.95 pb

2013 400 pp., 49 halftones 978-1-4214-2258-9 $24.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Nat Turner and the Rising in Southampton County

True Yankees

Nature and History in the Potomac Country

The South Seas and the Discovery of American Identity

From Hunter-Gatherers to the Age of Jefferson

David F. Allmendinger Jr.

Dane A. Morrison

James D. Rice

“A richly detailed, county-level microhistory of the 1831 Virginia slave uprising commonly known as Nat Turner’s Rebellion.” — Journal of American History 2014 416 pp., 4 maps 978-1-4214-2255-8 $32.95 pb Also available as an e-book 8  Johns Hopkins University Press

“A valuable contribution to our understanding of America’s early encounters with the world.” — American Studies 2014 280 pp., 26 halftones 978-1-4214-2257-2 $27.95 pb Also available as an e-book

“An impressive study of the interplay of Indians, Europeans, and the environment.” — Maryland Historical Magazine 2009 360 pp., 6 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2151-3 $26.95 pb Also available as an e-book


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New in Paperback

The Specter of Skepticism in the Age of Enlightenment

The Revolt of 1916 in Russian Central Asia

The Mediterranean World

The Birth of the Past

Edward Dennis Sokol

Anton M. Matytsin

with a foreword by S. Frederick Starr

From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Napoleon

foreword by Anthony Grafton

Enlightenment confidence in the power of human reason was earned by grappling with the challenge of philosophical skepticism. 2016 376 pp., 3 halftones 978-1-4214-2052-3 $60.00 hc Also available as an e-book

The definitive study of a nearly forgotten genocide, reissued with a new foreword. 2016 208 pp., 1 map 978-1-4214-2050-9 $25.00 pb Also available as an e-book

Monique O’Connell and Eric R Dursteler An interdisciplinary approach to the Mediterranean’s rich, multicultural history. 2016 352 pp. 25 color illus., 68 halftones, 8 maps 978-1-4214-1901-5 $34.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Zachary Sayre Schiffman

Rock and Roll in the Rocket City The West, Identity, and Ideology in Soviet Dniepropetrovsk, 1960 – 1985

“Complex and erudite, confident and controversial. As Sergei I. Zhuk Schiffman’s brilliant argument “An invaluable addition to a suggests, anachronism not less researched but culturally only helps define the past transformative period between but becomes its doppelKhrushchev’s ‘thaw’ and gänger.” — Times Literary Gorbachev’s perestroika.” Supplement — Choice 2011 336 pp. Woodrow Wilson Center Press 978-1-4214-2278-7 $34.95 pb 2010 464 pp., 28 halftones Also available as an e-book 978-1-4214-2314-2 $35.00 pb Johns Hopkins University Press  9


Game Changer

Sage on the Screen

Aluminum Upcycled

The Draining of the Fens

The Technoscientific Revolution in Sports

Education, Media, and How We Learn

Sustainable Design in Historical Perspective

Rayvon Fouché

Bill Ferster

Carl A. Zimring

Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England

How has technology challenged the notion of unadulterated athletic performance?

A critical look at the success of film, video, television, and the Internet in education.

Tracing the benefits — and limitations — of repurposing aluminum.

2016 216 pp. 72 halftones, 6 line drawings 978-1-4214-2126-1 $35.00 hc Also available as an e-book

2017 216 pp. 18 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2186-5 $39.95 hc Also available as an e-book

2017 256 pp. 8 halftones, 4 line drawings 978-1-4214-2179-7 $29.95 hc Also available as an e-book

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Eric H. Ash How landowners, drainage projectors, and investors worked with the Crown to transform England’s waterlogged Fens. 2017 448 pp., 17 halftones, 8 maps 978-1-4214-2200-8 $54.95 hc Also available as an e-book

The History of the London Water Industry, 1580 –1820 Leslie Tomory How did pre-industrial London build the biggest water supply industry on earth? 2017 352 pp. 34 b&w illus., 10 maps, 11 graphs 978-1-4214-2204-6 $54.95 hc Also available as an e-book

The Age of Analogy

Science and Religion

Reading Galileo

Energy Humanities

Romanticism and Colonial Natural History

Science and Literature between the Darwins

A Historical Introduction

An Anthology

second edition

Scribal Technologies and the Two New Sciences

Alan Bewell

Devin Griffiths

edited by Gary B. Ferngren

Renée Raphael

edited by Imre Szeman and Dominic Boyer

Understanding the dynamics of British colonialism and the enormous ecological transformations that took place through the mobilization and globalized management of natures.

How did nineteenth-century literary techniques advance science?

How did early modern scientists interpret Galileo’s influential Two New Sciences?

How can humanities scholars help us respond to growing concerns about climate change and fossil fuels?

2017 280 pp. 28 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2177-3 $54.95 hc Also available as an e-book

2017 616 pp. 6 color photos, 3 halftones, 7 line drawings 978-1-4214-2189-6 $49.95 pb Also available as an e-book

2016 416 pp., 12 halftones 978-1-4214-2096-7 $60.00 hc Also available as an e-book

2016 352 pp. 7 halftones, 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-2076-9 $55.00 hc Also available as an e-book

“Ferngren is to be commended for conveying the vitality and influence of science and religion through this series of excellent contributions from leading authors in the field.” — Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 2017 496 pp. 978-1-4214-2172-8 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Natures in Translation

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Murder and the Making of English CSI Ian Burney and Neil Pemberton The engrossing account of how science-based forensics transformed the investigation of twentieth-century murders and in the process invented CSI. 2016 248 pp., 37 halftones 978-1-4214-2040-0 $24.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Mad-Doctors in the Dock Defending the Diagnosis, 1760 – 1913 Joel Peter Eigen A captivating history of the defense of the insanity plea in England. 2016 224 pp., 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-2048-6 $40.00 hc Also available as an e-book

A History of Global Health

Life Histories of Genetic Disease

Interventions into the Lives of Other Peoples

Patterns and Prevention in Postwar Medical Genetics

Randall M. Packard

Andrew J. Hogan

A sweeping history explores why people living in resourcepoor areas lack access to basic health care after billions of dollars have been invested in international-health assistance.

A history of genetic testing warns that such tests may tell us more than we want to know.

2016 432 pp., 15 halftones 978-1-4214-2033-2 $35.00 pb Also available as an e-book

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2016 280 pp., 24 halftones 978-1-4214-2074-5 $40.00 hc Also available as an e-book

Living in Death’s Shadow Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss Emily K. Abel Challenging assumptions about caregiving for those dying of chronic illness. 2017 184 pp. 978-1-4214-2184-1 $39.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Health and Humanity

Alfred Wegener

A History of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1935 – 1985

Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift

Elizabeth Fee

Karen Kruse Thomas

The story of the founding and early years of the nation’s first dedicated school of public health has been reissued to coincide with the school’s centennial celebration.

The mid-twentieth-century evolution of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

2016 304 pp., 30 b&w photos 978-1-4214-2110-0 $35.00 hc Also available as an e-book

2016 544 pp., 36 b&w photos 978-1-4214-2108-7 $45.00 hc Also available as an e-book

Mott T. Greene “A magnificent, definitive, and indefatigable tribute to an indefatigable man . . . Greene beautifully puts the record straight with a portrait of Wegener as a respected ‘cosmic physicist.’” — Nature 2015 696 pp. 28 b&w photos, 42 line drawings 978-1-4214-1712-7 $44.95 hc Also available as an e-book

A Short History of Medicine

Righting America at the Creation Museum

revised and expanded edition

Susan L. Trollinger and William Vance Trollinger, Jr.

Erwin H. Ackerknecht foreword and concluding essay by Charles E. Rosenberg bibliographic essay by Lisa Haushofer “The author has succeeded in presenting the history of medicine in a well-balanced way that makes fascinating reading.” — Bulletin of the History of Medicine

“The book is at its best when it situates the Creation Museum within the longer history of how we present objects and organize knowledge.”— Los Angeles Times 2016 344 pp. 11 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-1951-0 $26.95 hc Also available as an e-book

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Disease and Discovery A History of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1916 – 1939

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

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Exploration and Engineering The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for Mars Erik M. Conway “A great book for everyone seriously interested in the struggles and achievements of JPL as NASA’s centre for Mars exploration.” — Sky at Night 2015 416 pp., 11 halftones, 10 line drawings 978-1-4214-2122-3 $32.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Faxed The Rise and Fall of the Fax Machine Jonathan Coopersmith “An illuminating, meticulously researched and often fascinating account.” — Times Literary Supplement 2015 320 pp., 16 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2123-0 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

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The Telegraph in America, 1832 – 1920 David Hochfelder “For a quick assessment of telegraphy’s development and impact, this insightful book is hard to beat.” — Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 2012 264 pp., 9 b&w photos 978-1-4214-2124-7 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Generic The Unbranding of Modern Medicine Jeremy A. Greene “Greene turns the concept of generic as“ho-hum” on its head with this jam-packed survey.” — Publishers Weekly 2014 376 pp., 8 halftones, 9 line drawings 978-1-4214-2164-3 $24.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Marrow of Tragedy The Health Crisis of the American Civil War Margaret Humphreys “An immensely readable synthesis of what [Humphreys] terms ‘the greatest health disaster that this country has ever experienced.’” — The News & Observer 2013 400 pp., 19 halftones 978-1-4214-2277-0 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

The Inevitable Hour A History of Caring for Dying Patients in America Emily K. Abel “Abel’s book is a strong and welcome addition to the historiography of death and dying.” — Journal of American History 2013 240 pp., 3 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2276-3 $24.95 pb Also available as an e-book


REVIEWS IN AMERICAN HISTORY Reviews in American History of Women’s History Thomas P. Slaughter,Journal Editor Denise Thompson-Slaughter, Thomas P. Slaughter, Editor Jean H. Managing Quataert Editor University of Rochester and Elisa Camiscioli, Coeditors Denise Thompson-Slaughter, Published quarterly. Volume 44 (2016). Managing Editor Tiffany Baugh-Helton Print ISSN: 0048-7511 / E-ISSN: 1080-6628. University of Rochester and Jennifer Montgomery, Managing Editors Published quarterly. Volume 44 (2016). Binghamton University, JOURNAL OF WOMEN'S HISTORY Print ISSN: 0048-7511 / E-ISSN: 1080-6628. The State University of New York

Jean H. Quataert and Elisa Camiscioli, Coeditors Tiffany Baugh-Helton and Jennifer Montgomery, Published quarterly. Volume 28 (2016). Print ISSN: 1042-7961 / E-ISSN: 1527-2036. Managing Editors Binghamton University, The State University of New York

Published quarterly. Volume 28 (2016). Print ISSN: 1042-7961 / E-ISSN: 1527-2036.

BULLETIN OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE Randall M. and Mary E. Fissell, Editors Bulletin ofPackard the History Journal of the History H. Brieger, Editor Emeritus ofGert Medicine of Childhood and Youth Carolyn McLaughlin, Associate Editor

Randall M. Packard Johns Hopkins University and Mary E. Fissell, Editors Published quarterly. Volume 90 (2016). Gert H. Brieger, Editor Emeritus Print ISSN: 0007-5140 / E-ISSN: 1086-3176. Carolyn McLaughlin, Associate Editor Johns Hopkins University

James Marten, Marquette University, Editor

Published three times annually. Volume 9 (2016). Print ISSN: 1939-6724 / E-ISSN: 1941-3599.

Published quarterly. Volume 90 (2016). OF CHILDHOOD JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY Print ISSN: 0007-5140 / E-ISSN: 1086-3176. AND YOUTH James Marten, Marquette University, Editor

Published three times annually. Volume 9 (2016). Print ISSN: 1939-6724 / E-ISSN: 1941-3599.

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Books in History / Save 20% on all books        Classroom Classic Science and Technology in World History An Introduction

third edition James E. McClellan III and Harold Dorn Arguably the best general history of science and technology ever published. 2015 552 pp., 36 b&w illus., 83 line drawings 978-1-4214-1775-2 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

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