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Inventing Laziness

The Culture of productivity in Late Ottoman Society

Meliz Hafez, Ph.D.

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The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The World of the United States’ First Forgotten Celebrity

Carolyn Eastman, Ph.D.

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The Big Picture

The Cold War on the Small Screen

John W. Lemza, Ph.D.

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Death and Rebirth in a Southern City

Richmond’s Historic Cemeteries

Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D.

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Fulfilling the Promise

Virginia Commonwealth University and the City of Richmond, 1968–2009

John Kneebone, Ph.D. and Eugene Trani, Ph.D.

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No Collusion!

Catherine the Great and American Independence

David M. Griffiths, edited by George E. Munro, Ph.D.

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Silver Veins, Dusty Lungs

Mining, Water, and Public Health in Zacatecas, 1835-1946

Rocio Gomez, Ph.D.

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A Concise History of Nazi Germany

Joseph W. Bendersky, Ph.D.

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A Little Child Shall Lead Them

A Documentary Account of the Struggle for School Desegregation in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Brian J. Daugherity, Ph.D., and Brian Grogan

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The Cherokee Diaspora

An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity

Gregory D. Smithers, Ph.D.

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A Dark Inheritance

Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Brooke N. Newman, Ph.D.

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Keep On Keeping On

The NAACP and the Implementation of Brown v. Board of Education in Virginia

Brian J. Daugherity, Ph.D.

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Stars for Freedom

Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement

Emilie E Raymond, Ph.D.

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Racism in American Popular Media

From Aunt Jemima to the Frito Bandito

Gregory Smithers, Ph.D., and Brian D. Behnken, Ph.D.

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Selected Discourses of Shenoute the Great

Community, Theology, and Social Conflict in Late Antique Egypt

Andrew Crislip, Ph.D. and David Brakke, Ph.D - translators

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Life on Display

Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century

Karen A. Rader, Ph.D. and Victoria E. M. Cain, Ph.D.

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Robert Morris's Folly

The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder

Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D.

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Nature's Civil War

Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia

Kathryn Shively, Ph.D.

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Education and the State in Modern Peru

Primary Schooling in Lima, 1821–c. 1921

G. Antonio Espinoza, Ph.D.

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Republicans and Race

The GOP's Frayed Relationship with African Americans, 1945-1974

Timothy N. Thurber

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Every Home a Distillery

Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake

Sarah Hand Meacham, Ph.D.

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Inventing Chemistry

Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

John C. Powers, Ph.D.

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Thorns in the Flesh

Illness and Sanctity in Late Ancient Christianity

Andrew Crislip, Ph.D.

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Wandering Women and Holy Matrons

Women as Pilgrims in the Later Middle Ages

Leigh Ann Craig, Ph.D.

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A Nation of Speechifiers

Making an American Public after the Revolution

Carolyn Eastman, Ph.D.

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With All Deliberate Speed

Implementing Brown v. Board of Education

Brian J. Daugherity, Ph.D., and Charles C. Bolton, Ph.D.

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The Most Intentional City

St. Petersburg in the Reign of Catherine the Great

George Munro, Ph.D.

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A Failed Eldorado

Colonial Capitalism, Rural Industrialization, African Land Rights in Kenya, and the Kakamega Gold Rush, 1930-1952

Priscilla M. Shilaro, Ph.D.

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Amid the Clouds and Mist

China’s Colonization of Guizhou, 1200–1700

John Herman, Ph.D.

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From My Cold, Dead Hands

Charlton Heston and American Politics

Emilie E. Raymond, Ph.D.

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Gothic Arches, Latin Crosses

Anti-Catholicism and American Church Designs in the Nineteenth Century

Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D.

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Making Mice

Standardizing Animals for American Biomedical Research, 1900-1955

Karen Rader, Ph.D.

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Sugar, Slavery, and Society

Perspectives on the Caribbean, India, the Mascarenes, and the United States

Bernard Moitt, Ph.D.

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The “Jewish Threat”

Anti-Semitic Politics of the U.S. Army

Joseph W. Bendersky, Ph.D.

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