Publications

In addition to their teaching, the members of SUNY Potsdam’s History Department pursue a variety of research and publishing projects, many of which are ultimately published.  The following selection of publications highlights department members' work.

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Dr. Thomas Baker

Sentiment and Celebrity: Nathaniel Parker Willis and the Trials of Literary Celebrity.  Oxford University Press, 1999.

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Dr. Geoffrey Clark

Betting on Lives: The Culture of Life Insurance in England, 1695-1775.  Manchester University Press, 1999.


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Dr. Geoffrey Clark

The Appeal of Insurance. University of Toronto Press, 2010.

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Dr. Axel Fair-Schulz

Loyal Subversion: East Germany and its Bildungsbürgerlich Marxist
Intellectuals
, Trafo, 2009.

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Dr. Axel Fair-Schulz

with Mario Kessler, German Scholars in Exile: New Studies in Intellectual History, Rowman & Littlefield, 2011.

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Dr. James German

       “The Social Utility of Wicked Self-Love: Calvinism, Capitalism, and Public Policy in Revolutionary New England," Journal of American History 82 (December 1995): 965-998.

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Dr. M.J. Heisey

Peace and Persistence: Tracing the Brethren in Christ Peace Witness Through Three Generations. Kent State University Press, 2003.      

    

 

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Dr. Shiho Imai

Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture. University of Hawai'i Press, 2010.

Sheila McIntyre


Dr. Sheila McIntyre

with Len Travers, The Correspondence of John Cotton Junior. University of Virginia Press for the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2009.