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Bailey, Gary. “Labor Unions,” “Eugene McCarthy,” and “Bernard Sanders.” Encyclopedia of the Culture Wars. M.E. Sharpe, 2006.

Moore, Robert S. “Elagabalus” and “Barbarossa.” In Notorious Lives from History, edited by Carl L. Bankston III. Salem Press, 2006.

Moore, Robert S. Review of Frauke Lätsch Insularität und Gesellschaft in der Antike: Untersuchungen zur Auswirkung der Insellage auf die Gesellschaftsentwicklung. In International Journal of Maritime History (2006).

Wang Xi. “Black Suffrage,” “Disfranchisement,” and “Fifteenth Amendment.” In The Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Reconstruction Era, 2 vols., ed. Richard Zuczek.  Greenwood Press, 2006.


Baumler, Alan. “Drugs, Illicit.” In History of World Trade since 1450, edited by McCusker, et. al. New York: Scribners 2005.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Dikotter et. al. Narcotic Culture: A History of Drugs in China, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. In Journal of Asian Studies, February 2005.

Botelho, Lynn. “Bridewell,” “old age,” “death and dying,” “clothing,” and “poor relief.” In The Encyclopaedia of Puritanism, eds. Francis Bremer and Tom Webster, ABC-CLIO, 2005.

Finegan, Caleb. “Bolivia,” “Suriname,” and “French Guiana.” In Encyclopedia of Iberian-American Relations. ABC Clio, 2005.

Moore, Robert S. “Cyprus,” “Roman Empire,” “Byzantine Empire,” and “Shipwrecks.”  In Encyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present, edited by Cynthia Northrup. M.E. Sharpe, 2005.

Wang, Xi.  Review of Earl M. Maltz, The Fourteenth Amendment and the Law of the Constitution (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2003). In The American Historical Review, (April 2005): 494-95.

Wang, Xi. Review of Thomas Adams Upchurch, Legislating Racism: The Billion Dollars Congress and the Birth of Jim Crow (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004). In North Carolina Historical Review, vol. lxxxii, 2 (April 2005): 278-79.


Baumler, Alan. Review of Tobie Meyer-Fong, Building Culture in Early Qing Yangzhou, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003. In Canadian Journal of History, August 2004.

Moore, Robert S. “Hanseatic League” and “Water.”  In Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, edited by William H. McNeill. Berkshire Publishing, 2004.

Whited, Tamara. “France.” In Encyclopedia of World Environmental History, edited by Shepard Krech III, J. R. McNeill, and Carolyn Merchant, v. 2. New York:  Routledge, 2004.


Baumler, Alan. Review of Wong Sin Kiong, China’s Anti-American Boycott Movement in 1905: A Study of Urban Protest, New York: Peter Lang, 2002. In China Information 17.1, 2003.

Moore, Robert S. “Justinian II.”  In New Catholic Encyclopedia, 2nd edition. Gale Group, 2003.

Wang, Xi. 10-Year Anniversary Review of Samuel P. Huntington, Clash of Civilization and the Remaking of World Order (University of Oklahoma Press, 1993). In The Global Times (Beijing), July 14, 2003, p. 22. (in Chinese)

Wang, Xi. Review of Francis Fukuyama, The End of History and the Last Man (Avon Books, 1993). In The Global Times (Beijing), February 21, 2003. (in Chinese)


Bailey, Gary. Review of James D. Rose, Duquesne and the Rise of Steel Unionism. In Indiana Magazine of History.

Baumler, Alan. “Opium,” “Opium War,” and “Christianity.” In Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, edited by D. Levinson and K. Christensen. Chicago: Scribners, 2002.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Lucian Bianco, Peasants Without the Party: Grass Roots Movements in Twentieth Century China, London: M.E. Sharpe, 2001. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2002.

Baumler, Alan. Review of John Richards “Opium and the British Indian Empire: The Royal Commission of 1895” Modern Asian Studies 36:2, 2002. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2002.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Edward Slack Opium, State and Society: China’s Narco-Economy and the Guomindang, 1924-1937. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. In Journal of Asian History 36/2, 2002.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Zhou Yongming Anti-Drug Crusades in Twentieth Century China: Nationalism, History and State Building Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999. In Journal of Asian Studies, March, 2002.

Wang, Xi. Review of Heather Cox Richardson, The Death of Reconstruction: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Civil War North, 1865-1901(Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001). In North Carolina Historical Review, vol. lxxix, 2 (April 2002): 288-89.

Wang, Xi. Review of Jake E. Davis, Race against Time: Culture and Separation in Natchez since 1930 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001). In American Historical Review, vol. 107, 1 (February 2002): 245.


Baumeler, Alan. Review of Gregor Benton, New Fourth Army: Communist Resistance Along the Yangtze and the Huai, 1938-1941, London: Curzon, 1999. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2001.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Marjorie Dryburgh, North China and Japanese Expansion 1933-1937: Regional Power and the National Interest. London: Curzon, 2000. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2001.

Baumler, Alan. Review of David Hinners, Tong Shao-Yi and His Family: A Saga of Two Countries and Three Generations, Lanham: University Press of America, 1999. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2001.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Ho Ping, “Some Critical Reflections on the Russo-Japanese War Among Late Ch’ing Elite and Their Impacts on Reform movements” Dong Wu lishi xuebao March 1999. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2001.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Rana Mitter, The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance and Collaboration in Modern China, Berkeley, University of California Press, 2000. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2001.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Philippa Levine “Modernity, Medicine and Colonialism: The Contagious Diseases Ordinances in Hong Kong and the Straights Settlements” Positions 6.3 Winter 1998. In Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, 2001.

Baumler, Alan. Review of Wang Ping, Aching For Beauty: Footbinding in China, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000. In Persimmon, Spring 2001.

Wang, Xi. Review of Cao Jinqing, China Along the Yellow River: A Scholar’s Observations and Reflections on Rural Society (Shanghai: Shanghai Literary and Arts Publishing House, 2000). In The China Review (Hong Kong), vol. 1, 1 (Fall 2001): 171-74.

Wang, Xi. Review of Alessandra Lorini, Rituals of Race: American Public Culture and the Search for Racial Democracy (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1999). In American Historical Review, vol. 106, 1 (February 2001): 200-201.


Wang, Xi. “Chinese Studies of African American History: A Bibliography.” In The Harvard Guide to Afro-American History, ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. et al. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Wang, Xi. “Voters and Voting: Black Voters after the Civil War.” In Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century, 3 vols. ed. Paul Finkelman (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2001), Vol. 3, 345-49.
Wang, Xi. “Federal Election Bill of 1890.” In Civil Rights in the United States. New York: Macmillan, 2000.

Whited, Tamara. Review of Peter McPhee, Revolution and Environment in Southern France:  Peasants, Lords, and Murder in the Corbières, 1780-1830 (New York:  Oxford University Press, 1999). In Journal of Interdisciplinary History 31:2 (Autumn 2000), 267-68.

Whited, Tamara. Review of Martin Philip Johnson, The Dreyfus Affair:  Honour and Politics in the Belle Epoque (New York:  St. Martin’s Press, 1999). In The History Teacher 33:3 (May 2000), 406-07.

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