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The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman book review.
Caesar: A Life in Western Culture book cover.
The City's End: Two Centuries of Fantasies, Fears, and Premonitions of New York's Destruction book cover.
Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer (University of Chicago Press, 2008)
A Revolution in Taste: The Rise of French Cuisine, 1650-1800 (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009)
Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North book cover.
Alexander the Great: A Life in Legend book cover.
1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War book cover.
After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade Since 1807 book cover.
The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Ages of Columbus book cover.
'What Hath God Wrought?': The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 (Oxford University Press, 2007)
American Jewish Loss after the Holocaust book cover.
In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, The Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Antievolution Movement (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2007)
A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (The New Cold War History) (2007, University of North Carolina Press)