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Imperialism and War: The History Americans Need to Own, 2021.

Architects of Repression: How Israel and Its Lobby Put Racism, Violence and Injustice at the Center of US Middle East Policy, 2021.

Israel’s Armor: The Israel Lobby and the First Generation of the Palestine Conflict. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

American Foreign Relations: A New Diplomatic History. Routledge, 2015.

American Settler Colonialism: A History. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013. Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2013.

The Myth of American Diplomacy: National Identity and U.S. Foreign Policy. Yale University Press, 2008. Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2008.

Murder, Culture, and Injustice: Four Sensational Cases in American History. University of Akron Press, 2000.

Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War, 1945-1961. St. Martin’s Press, 1997.

Charles A. Lindbergh, Lone Eagle. Longman, 3rd ed., 2006; first pub., 1996 (Library of American Biography series).

Witness to Disintegration: Provincial Life in the Last Year of the USSR. University Press of New England, 1993.

George F. Kennan, Cold War Iconoclast. Columbia University Press, 1989. Winner of the Bernath Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations).


World War II: Significant Scholarly Articles. Routledge, 2003. 12 volumes with Preface and individual volume introductions.

The Vietnam War: Significant Scholarly Articles. Garland Publishers, 2000. 6 volumes with Preface and individual volume introductions.


“Adaptation, Resistance, and Representation in the Modern US Settler State,” The Routledge Handbook of the History of Settler Colonialism.” Lorenzo Veracini and Edward Cavanagh, eds., Routledge, 2016.

“’No Savage Shall Inherit the Land’: The Indian Other and Early American Foreign Policy,” U.S. Foreign Policy and the Other. Michael Cullinane and David Ryan eds. Berghan Books, 2015.

“’Vietnam’ and Viet Nam in History and Memory,” in Scott Laderman and Edwin Martini, eds., Four Decades On: Vietnam, the United States, and the Second Indochina War. Duke University Press, 2013.

“Proliferation: The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race,” John M. Carroll and George C. Herring, eds., The American Military Tradition. Rowan and Littlefield, 2007.

“Black and White: The O.J. Simpson Case,” in Annette Gordon-Reed, ed. Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History. Oxford University Press, 2002.

“Cold War Evolution and Interpretations,” in Alexander DeConde, Fredrik Logevall, and Richard Dean Burns, eds., The Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy (Simon and Schuster, 2001): 207-22.

“NATO and the Soviet Bloc: The Limits of Victory, in NATO After Forty-five Years, Mary Ann Heiss and Victor S. Papacosma, eds. St. Martin’s, 1996.

“Nuclear Weapons and U.S. Cold War Diplomacy,” Modern American Diplomacy, John M. Carroll and George C. Herring, eds., 2nd ed., Scholarly Resources, 1996.


“The War in Iraq and American Freedom,” in “Forum on the 2003 War On/In Iraq,” The Arab World Geographer (April 2003):

“The Vindication of ‘X’? Reassessing Kennan After the Cold War,” The Historian 59 (Summer 1997): 849-58.

“’Red Storm Rising’”: Tom Clancy Novels as Representations of Reagan Era National Security Values,” Diplomatic History 17 (Fall 1993): 599-613.

“Containment on the Perimeter: George F. Kennan and Vietnam,” Diplomatic History 12 (Spring 1988): 149-63.

“Cold War Moscow, 1952: The Diplomacy of Enmity,” The Foreign Service Journal 64 (May 1987): 34-38.

“The 1938 Kentucky Senate Election: Alben Barkley, ‘Happy’ Chandler, and the New Deal,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 80 (Summer 1982): 309-29.

“William Tryon, Ruthless Royal Governor,” The Journal of Historical Studies (Fall 1981): 1-11.


“Policing the Past: Indian Removal and Genocide Studies,” Western Historical Quarterly (July 2016).

“Empire As a Way of Life,” Diplomatic History 31 (April 2007): 331-34.

“In Memorium: George F. Kennan,” Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Newsletter (August 2005): 16-20.

“Leffler Takes a Linguistic Turn,” Diplomatic History (June 2005): 419-21.

“Whose World Is It, Anyway,” Diplomatic History 26 (Fall 2002): 645-48.

“Surveying Postwar America–on a Grand Scale,” Reviews in American History 27 (December 1999): 507-11.

“Revision, Post-Revision, and Recrimination: A Report from the Frontlines,” Diplomatic History 21 (Summer 1997): 493-97.

“What Was the Cold War and How Did We Win It?” Reviews in American History 22 (September 1994): 507-11.

“Inside a Cold War Insider,” Diplomatic History 17 (Summer 1993): 477-81.

“Orthodoxy or Objectivity? The Truman Doctrine and the Noble Dream,” Diplomatic History 15 (Winter 1991): 125-30.

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