Produced Encyclopedia Entries and Book Reviews


Whited, Tamara. Review of Andrea E. Duffy, Nomad's Land: Pastoralism and French Environmental Policy in the Nineteenth-Century Mediterranean World(University of Nebraska Press, 2019). The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, forthcoming 2020.


Conlin, Erin. Review, "A History of Central Florida: The Podcast Project, Robert Cassanello," The Public Historian, Vol. 41, No. 1 (Mar. 2019).

Mannard, Joseph.Review of Casssandra L. Yacovazzi, Escaped Nuns: True Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America, in American Catholic Studies 130, No. 2 (Summer 2019): 77-79.

Whited, Tamara. Review of Martyn Lyons, The Pyrenees in theModern Era: Reinventions of a Landscape, 1775-2012 (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018). The Canadian journal of History, 54, 1 (Spring-Autumn 2019): 192-194.


Baker, Christine. "Isma'ili and Fatimid North Africa," in Thomas Spear (ed.),Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History,Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Whited, Tamara. Review ofVenus Bivar, Organic Resistance: The Struggle Over Industrial Farming in Postwar France (University of North Carolina Press, 2018). The Sixties, 11, 2 (2018): 252-254.


Mannard, Joseph. Edited byRobert Emmett Curran, Intestine Enemies: Catholics in Protestant America, 1605-1791: ADocumentary History, in Maryland Historical Magazine 112, No. 2 (Fall-Winter 2017): 312-313.

Mannard, Joseph. Review of Carol Mattingly, Secret Habits: Catholic Literary Education for Women in the Early Nineteenth Century, in American Catholic Studies 128, No. 2 (Summer 2017): 77-79.

Whited, Tamara. Review of CarolineFord, Natural Interests: The Contest Over Environment in Modern France (Harvard University Press, 2016). TheJournal of Interdisciplinary History 47,3 (Winter 2017):425-426.


Mannard, Joseph. Review of David C. R. Heisser and StephenJ. White, Sr., Patrick N. Lynch, 1817-1882,in Journal of Southern History Vol. LXXXII,No. 2 (May, 2016): 414-415.

Mazak Kahne, Jeanine. Review of Timothy R. White, "Blue Collar Broadway: The Craft and Industry of American Theatere," Pennsylvania History 83 (3) 2016: 425-428.


Mannard, Joseph. Review of Robert Emmett Curran, Shaping American Catholicism: Maryland andNew York, 1805-1915, in Maryland HistoricalMagazine 110, No. 2 (Summer 2015): 287-289.

Mazak Kahne, Jeanine. Review of C. Alexander Hortis, "Mobster's Metropolis: How the Mafia Came to Rule NYC," H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences, January 2015, 1-2.


Baumler, Alan."Opium Trade." In Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies. Ed. Tim Wright. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Mannard, Joseph. Review of Margaret M. McGuinness,Called to Serve: A History of Nuns in America(New York and New York University Press. 2013), in theCatholic Historical Review,100, no.2 (Spring 2014): 380-382.

Mannard, Joseph.Review ofAnne M. Butler,Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920(Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012),on the History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland (H-WRBI) Website. Posted January 5, 2014.

Whited, Tamara. Review of Laura Auricchio, Elizabeth Heckendorn Cook, and Giulia Pacini, eds, Invaluable Trees: Cultures of Nature, 1660-1830 (Voltaire Foundation, 2012). Environmental History 19, 2 (April 2014): 403-405.

Whited, Tamara. Review of Chris Pearson, Mobilizing Nature: The Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France (Manchester University Press, 2012). Environment and History 20, 2 (May 2014): 306-308.


Moore, R. Scott. Review of The Age of Titans, by William Murray. InInternational Journal of Maritime History25.1 (2013), 406-407.

Whited, Tamara. Review ofJoachim Radkau, Wood: A History (Polity Press, 2011). The Journal of Modern History, 85, 4 (December 2013): 915-917.


Mannard, Joseph. Review ofLaura M. Chmielewski,The Spice of Popery: Converging Christianities on an Early American FrontierinAmerican Catholic Studies123, no. 4 (Winter 2012): 69-71.

Moore, R. Scott and Brandon Olson. "Red Slip Plate (#85)" and "Roman Gladiator Lamp (#92). InCity of Gold: The Archaeology of Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus(Princeton University Art Museum Series), edited by William Childs, Michael Padgett, and Joanna Smith. Princeton, 2012.


Mannard, Joseph. Review of Timothy Verhoeven,Transatlantic Anti-Catholicism: France and the United States in theNineteenth CenturyinAmerican Catholic StudiesinAmerican Catholic Studies122,no. 4 (Winter 2011): 94-96.

Moore, R. Scott.Review ofAlexandria and the North-Western Delta: Joint Conference Proceedings of Alexandria, City and Harbour (Oxford 2004) and The Trade and Topography of Egypt's North-West Delta, 8th century BC to 8th century AD (Berlin 2006), by Damian Robinson and Andrew Wilson. InInternational Journal of Maritime History23.2 (2011), 373-375.

Moore, R. Scott. Review ofFrjus (Forum Julii): Le Port Antique/The Ancient Harbor, by Chrine Gbara and Christoph Morhange. InAmerican Journal of Archaeology115.4 (2011)

Whited, Tamara."Air Pollution and Industrial Revolution in Europe," in World History Encyclopedia, ed. H. Micheal Tarver, v. 8 (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2011).

Whited, Tamara. "Formation of Agroecosystems in Europe," with Richard C. Hoffmann, in World History Encyclopedia, Era 2 (4000-1000 BCE), ed. Kevin McGeough (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2011).

Whited, Tamara. "Deforestation," with sidebar, and "Agricultural Technology and Environment," with sidebar, in World History Encyclopedia, ed. H. Micheal Tarver, v. 8 (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2011).


Mazak Kahne, Jeanine. Review of Michael Aronson, "Nickelodean City: Pittsburgh at the Movies, 1905-1929" in Pennsylvania History, v. 77 n.1, Winter 2010, 103-106.

Moore, R. Scott."Art: Pictish," "Bascilica," "Ceramics," "Constantine III Leichudes," "Constantinus Africanus," "Crusades: Economic and Social features of," "Earthquakes," "Fairs," "Jacob of Edessa," "Law, Merchant," "Markets," "Origen," "Piracy," "Rhodian Sea Law," "Roman Law," "Roman Law, Reception of," and "Trade, Collapse and Revival." InOxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, edited by Robert Bjork. Oxford, 2010.

Moore, R. Scott.Review ofAncient Egyptian Sea Power and the origin of maritime forces, by Gregory P. Gilbert. InInternational Journal of Maritime History22.2 (2010), 441-442.


Mannard, Joseph.Review ofEmily Clark, ed.Voices from an Early American Convent: Marie Madeleine Hachard and theNew Orleans Ursulines, 1727-1760inAmerican Catholic Studies119, no. 1 (Spring2008): 81-83.

Whited, Tamara. Review ofDiana K. Davis, Resurrecting the Granary of Rome: Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion in North Africa (Ohio University Press, 2008). Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 9, 3 (Winter 2008).


Mannard, Joseph. Review of Ryan K. Smith,Gothic Arches,Latin Crosses: Anti-Catholicism and American Church Designsin the Nineteenth Century, inThe Maryland Historical Magazine102, no. 1 (Spring2007): 651-53.

Moore, R. Scott."Elagabalus" and "Barbarossa." InGreat Lives from History: Notorious Lives,edited by Carl L. Bankston. Salem Press, 2007.


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 Ltsch Insularitt 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.

Mannard, Joseph. Review of Helen M. Lewis and Monica Appleby, Mountain Sisters: From Convent to Community in Appalachia. In Ohio Valley History (Winter 2003): pp. 62-63.

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)


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.


Mannard, Joseph. Review of Nancy Lusignan Schultz, Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834. In American Catholic Studies 111 (Spring-Winter 2000): 98-100.

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 Corbires, 1780-1830 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999). InJournal 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). InThe History Teacher 33:3 (May 2000), 406-07.