This collection features articles and book reviews written by faculty in the Department of History at Fairfield University.

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Submissions from 2017

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Book Review: Hitler At Home by Despina Stratigakos, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

Book Review: The Holocaust: History and Memory by Jeremy Black, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

Submissions from 2016

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Book Review: “Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China,” by Jung Chang, Danke K. Li

Submissions from 2015

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Book Review: "Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis 1931-45, Danke K. Li

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Book Review: When the United States Invaded Russia: Woodrow Wilson's Siberian Disaster by Carl J. Richard, David W. McFadden

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Book Review: Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witnessing Era edited by Diana Popescu and Tanja Schult, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

Submissions from 2014

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Book Review: A Tale of Ritual Murder in the Age of Louis XIV: The Trial of Raphaël Lévy, 1669 by Pierre Birnbaum, Patricia Behre

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Teaching the History of Women in China and Japan: Challenges and Sources, Danke K. Li

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Book Review: Silent Conflict: A Hidden History of Early Soviet-Western Relation by Michael J. Carley, David W. McFadden

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Book Review: The American YMCA and Russian Culture: The Preservation and Expansion of Orthodox Christianity, 1900–1940 by Matthew Lee Miller, David W. McFadden

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Book Review: Das Unbehagen an der Erinnerungskultur: Eine Intervention by Aleida Assmann, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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WHITHER 'WHAT IF' HISTORY?, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Idiom and Social Practice in Medieval Nubia, Giovanni Ruffini

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You are the River of Change - transcript of speech, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2013

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Book Review: “The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation in the Revolutionary War,” by Christian McBurney, Patricia Behre

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Book Review: So viel Hitler war selten: Die Banalisierung des Bösen, oder Warum der Mann mit dem kleinen Bart nicht totzukriegen ist by Daniel Erk, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

Submissions from 2012

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Building Students’ Integrative Thinking Capacities: A Case Study in Economics and History, William Abbott and Kathryn Nantz

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Book Review: Nazis on the Run: How Hitler’s Henchmen Fled Justice by Gerald Steinacher, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "Theodoret’s People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria" by Adam M. Schor, Giovanni Ruffini

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Book Review. African American History Reconsidered by Pero Gaglo Dagbovie, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2011

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Book Review: "Memory is Another Country: women of the Vietnamese Diaspora,” by Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen, Danke K. Li

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Know Your Enemy: The American Debate on Nazism, 1933-1945, by Michaela Hoenicke Moore, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Village Life and Family Power in Late Antique Nessana, Giovanni Ruffini

Submissions from 2010

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Book Review: The Tea House: Small Business, Everyday Culture, and Public Politics in Chengdu, 1900-1950,” by Di Wang, Danke K. Li

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Hitlers Judenhass. Klischee und Wirklichkeit, by Ralf Georg Reuth, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Nubian Ostraka from the West Bank Survey, Giovanni Ruffini

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Book Review. Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta by Alton Hornsby, Yohuru Williams

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Book Review. Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt by Hasan Jeffries, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2009

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Hobbes, Bramhall and the Politics of Liberty and Necessity: A Quarrel of the Civil Wars and Interregnum, by Nicholas D. Jackson, William M. Abbott

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The Reconstruction of the Church of Ireland: Bishop Bramhall and the Laudian Reforms, 1633-1641, by John McCafferty, William M. Abbott

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Book Review: “The Talented Women of Zheng Family,” by Susan Mann, Danke K. Li

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Women’s Movement in the Chongqing Region during China’s War of Resistance against Japan, 1937-1945, Danke K. Li

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A Looming Crash or a Soft Landing? Forecasting the Future of the Memory "Industry", Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Haunted City: Nuremberg and the Nazi Past, by Neil Gregor, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "Germany's Other Modernity: Munich and the Making of Metropolis 1895-1930" by Leif Jerram, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Book Review: Economy and Society in the Age of Justinian by Peter Sarris, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Giovanni Ruffini

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Psalms 149-150: A Bilingual Greek and Old Nubian Version from Qasr Ibrim, Giovanni Ruffini

Submissions from 2008

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Abstraction and the Holocaust, by Mark Godfrey, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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"The War that Backfired" a review of Mark Mazower, Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Aphrodito Before Dioskoros, Giovanni Ruffini

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Book Review. Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon, by Jane Rhodes, Yohuru Williams

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“Some Abstract Thing Called Freedom”: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Legacy of the Black Panther Party, Yohuru Williams

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Was Thomas Jefferson A Black Panther?, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2007

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Book Review: Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked by Dee Garrison, David W. McFadden

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A Flawed Prophecy? Zakhor, the Memory Boom, and the Holocaust, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "The Holocaust and Memory in the Global Age", Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaide, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Studying the Jew: Scholarly Antisemitism in Nazi Germany, by Alan E. Steinweis, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Book Review. Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia By Matthew Countryman, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2006

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Rethinking the Red Scare: The Lusk Committee and New York's Crusade Against Radicalism, 1919-1923, by Todd J. Pfannestiel, David W. McFadden

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Book Review: Visions of Victory: The Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders by of Gerhard L. Weinberg, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "The Fragility of Empathy after the Holocaust", Carolyn Dean, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Genealogy and the Gymnasium, Giovanni Ruffini

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The Commonality of Rare Names in Byzantine Egypt, Giovanni Ruffini

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A House is Not a Home: the Collins Park Bombing of 1959, Yohuru Williams

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Book Review. Pure Fire: Self-Defense as Activism in the Civil Rights Era by Christopher Strain, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2005

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Duquesne and the Rise of Steel Unionism, by James D. Rose, Cecelia F. Bucki

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Workers at War: Labor in China's Arsenals, 1937-1953, by Joshua H. Howard, Danke K. Li

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Democratization and the Jews: Munich, 1945-1965, by Anthony D. Kauders, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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What if the Nazis Had Won?, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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A Tragedy with a Happy Ending? The Lynching of George White in History and Memory, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2004

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Civic Life in Fourth-Century Trimithis: Two Ostraka From the 2004 Excavations, Roger S. Bagnall and Giovanni Ruffini

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Popular culture in the making of anti-imperialist and nationalist sentiments in Sichuan, Danke K. Li

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The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921, by Bertrand M. Patenaude, David W. McFadden

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Alternate History and Memory: A Response to Richard Evans, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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A Mastered Past? Prussia in Postwar German Memory, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Kulturelle Repräsentationen des Holocaust in Deutschland und den Vereinigten Staaten, edited by Klaus Berghahn, Jürgen Fohrmann, and Helmut J. Schneider, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "The Conflagation-Germany during the Allied Bombing Campaign 1940-45" by Jörg Friedrich, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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"The Historian as Judge", A Review of Daniel J. Goldhagen’s A Moral Reckoning, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Book Review: Black Nationalism in American Politics and Thought by Dean Robinson, Yohuru Williams

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Book Review. Black Power on Campus: The University of Illinois, 1965–75 by Joy Ann Williamson, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2003

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Blasphemy: Impious Speech in the West from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century, by Alain Cabantous, Patricia Behre

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Household decisions and gender inequality in education in rural China, Danke K. Li and Mun C. Tsang

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Book Review: The First Cold War: The Legacy of Woodrow Wilson in US-Soviet Relations by Donald E. Davis and Eugene P. Trani, David W. McFadden

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Book Review: "Searching for the Roots of Mass Murder," A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation by Eric Weitz, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "Facing the Nazi Past: United Germany and the Legacy of the Third Reich" by Bill Niven, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "Remembering the Holocaust in Germany, 1945-2000:German Strategies and Jewish Responses", Dan Michman, ed., Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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"The Controversialist: An Intellectual Life of Goldwin Smith" by Paul T. Phillips, Jeffrey P. von Arx S.J.

Submissions from 2002

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Book Review: War and Revolution: The United States and Russia, 1914–1921 by Norman E. Saul, David W. McFadden

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Book Review: "A Problem of Humankind?" Masters of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust by Richard Rhodes, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "Geschichtsversessenheit: Vom Umgang mit deutschen Vergangenheiten nach 1945" by Aleida Assmann and Ute Frevert, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "War Damage in Western Europe: The Destruction of Historic Monuments During the Second World War" by Nicola Lambourne, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Why Do We Ask “What If?", Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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INTERPRETING THE COUNCIL: ARCHBISHOP MANNING AND THE VATICAN DECREES CONTROVERSY, Jeffrey P. von Arx

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"Nowhere else to go?" a review of John Henry Newman : the challenge to evangelical religion by Frank M. Turner, Jeffrey P. von Arx

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Anatomy of an Untruth: The Controversy over 'Picnic' and the True Cause of Lynching, Yohuru Williams

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Curriculum Planner, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2001

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Book Review: Reconstructing Russia: US Policy in Revolutionary Russia, 1917–1922. by Leo J. Bacino, David McFadden

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A True Memorial Lies in the Ruins, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "At Memory’s Edge: After-Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture" by James Young, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Flight to Freedom: African American Westward Migration after the Civil War [Curriculum Planner], Yohuru Williams

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No Haven: From Civil Rights to Black Power in New Haven, Connecticut, Yohuru Williams

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Permission to Hate: Delaware, Lynching, and the Culture of Violence in America, Yohuru Williams

Submissions from 2000

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Book Review: The Counter-Revolution in Revolution: Images of Thermidor and Napoleon at the Time of Russian Revolution and Civil War by Dmitry Shlapentokh, David W. McFadden

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Review of "German National Identity after the Holocaust" by Mary Fulbrook, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Review of "Remembering to Forget: The Holocaust Through the Camera Eye" by Barbie Zelizer, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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Book Review: Classic Russian Cooking: Elena Molokhovets' A Gift to Young Housewives, Translated edited and annotated by Joyce Toomre, Natalie C. Shiras and David W. McFadden

Submissions from 1999

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Review of "Jews in Germany after the Holocaust: Memory, Identity, and Jewish-German Relations" by Lynn Rapaport, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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The Controversy that Isn't: The Debate over Daniel J. Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners in Comparative Perspective, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

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The Politics of Uniqueness: Reflections on the Recent Polemical Turn in Holocaust and Genocide Scholarship, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

Submissions from 1998

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Architecture and the Memory of Nazism in Postwar Munich, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld