"Voices of the Heart: Asian American Women in Immigration, Work, and Family" by Huping Ling — Huping Ling gathers these women’s heartfelt stories about their journeys to America, their aspirations, their strides in education and employment, their cultural heritage, and their family dynamics. The women featured tell how their experiences align with their expectations of life in America, and the challenges of adjusting to a new culture while preserving their own.
"Masculinity in the Reformation Era" ed. by Scott H. Hendrix & Susan C. Karant-Nunn — This volume adds a unique perspective to studies that reconstruct the identity of manhood in early modern Europe, including France, Switzerland, Spain, and Germany. The authors examine the ways in which sixteenth- and seventeenth-century authorities, both secular and religious, labored to turn boys and men into the Christian males they desired.
"Dear Harry, Love Bess: Bess Truman’s Letters to Harry Truman, 1919–1943" by Clifton Truman Daniel — Truman’s grandson provides commentary, photos, and context for the recently discovered letters Bess wrote to Harry Truman during the formative years of his political life.
"The New World Merchants of Rouen, 1559–1630" by Gayle Brunelle — This book is the study of 144 merchants in Rouen who invested in trade or shipping to the Americas in the sixty years before Cardinal Richelieu began to regulate their activities for the benefit of church and state. Rouen, during the time studied in this book, was the largest French seaport and in direct connection and competition with various Dutch and English ports.
"Werewolves, Witches, and Wandering Spirits" by Kathryn A. Edwards — Bringing together scholars from Europe, America, and Australia, this volume explores the more fantastic elements of popular religious beliefs: ghosts, werewolves, spiritualism, animism, and of course, witchcraft.
"Sabaudian Studies: Political Culture, Dynasty, and Territory, 1400–1700" ed. by Matthew Vester — This collection of essays introduces the history and culture of the lands ruled by the sovereign house of Savoy during the late medieval and early modern periods. Because Sabaudian realms were diverse and did not evolve into a single modern nation-state, their early history has been overlooked by historians whose perspectives were often informed by a narrow, national framework.