Recent News

The award recognizes the best book on the history of the Pacific West.

Recent History grads discuss their journeys at Princeton and beyond.

In addition to Sandweiss, Bush, Lew-Williams, and Garrett-Davis were recognized for their work.

Labyrinth Books
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Allison Huang, Class of 2021
Rachel Kennedy, Class of 2021
Rafi Lehmann, Class of 2020
Ben Press, Class of 2020

"Becoming What You Eat: The New England Kitchen and the Body as a Site of Social Reform," by Nick Williams '15, was published in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.

The Western History Quarterly Board of Editors noted the originality of “The Intertribal Drum of Radio,” its scope, and its significant contribution to the field of western history.

Jack Tannous's book, The Making of the Medieval Middle East: Religion, Society, and Simple Believers, received the James Henry Breasted Prize.

George Aumoithe
Debjani Bhattacharyya
Malachi Crawford
Rohit De
Sarah Ghabrial
Stuart McManus
Mary Mitchell
Benjamin Nathans
Judith Surkis
Karl Ubl

Thursday, October 3, 2019
East Pyne Courtyard

His book, Calculated Values: Finance, Politics, and the Quantitative Age, was recognized by the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University as the year's best book in eighteenth-century studies.

Friday, October 4, 2019
1:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Saturday, October 5, 2019
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Alum Sarah Seo discusses her new book, Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom, with Princeton Alumni Weekly's podcast.

Yaacob Dweck's new book, published August 2019, tells the story of the Sephardic rabbi who alone challenged Sabbetai Zevi's improbable claims and warned his fellow Jews that their Messiah was not the answer to their prayers.

In 2020-22, the Davis Center seeks applications from historians working on revolutionary change in any period of human history, and in any area, including (but not limited to) the histories of politics, culture, ideas, social structure, gender relations, sexuality, race relations, religion and the environment.

This fall, we will welcome a new faculty member to the department, Isadora Moura Mota.

Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular is edited by Philip Nord, Katja Guenther, and Max Weiss.

Transfers are effective July 1, 2019.