The history list is characterized by its long-standing efforts to seek out and publish the most exciting new research, innovative topics, field-defining books, and projects with a global approach. Our titles range across time periods, from ancient and medieval to early modern and modern history.
We also publish in intellectual history, the history of philosophy and science, religious history, and Jewish and Islamic history, as well as economic, legal, environmental, and military history. The subjects of our books span all continents, and reinforce our endeavors to draw from a diverse and international pool of authors.
From equal rights to full rights
The Equal Rights Amendment, introduced in 1923, has resurfaced in 2021 after a long sleep. Whether it becomes part of the US Constitution is anyone’s guess, as is the practical effect of such a change given the conservative tilt of the Supreme Court.
Jenny White on the graphic novel and the complicated roots of political violence
I first arrived in Turkey as a young woman in 1975 to study at Ankara’s Hacettepe University, unaware that Turkey was experiencing a low-level civil war.
American feminists and the global fight for democratic equality
Reclaiming social democracy as one of the central threads of American feminism, Dorothy Sue Cobble offers a bold rewriting of twentieth-century feminist history and documents how forces, peoples, and ideas worldwide shaped American politics.
A new vocabulary for social life
What if we lived in a society where women had the power to make the world anew? What would life look like today if women played a definitive part in governance and had the resources to create sustainable lives?
Turkish Kaleidoscope musical playlist
The Turkish Kaleidoscope Musical Playlist is a kaleidoscopic view of the musical backdrop from 1970s Turkey. It explores the music scene of the period, from Anatolian rock & pop to modern & traditional folk music (türkü) and arabesk.
Turkish Kaleidoscope book trailer
Turkish Kaleidoscope is a powerful graphic novel that traces Turkey’s descent into political violence in the 1970s through the experiences of four students on opposing sides of the conflict.