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  • Six Encounters with Lincoln (Viking, 2017)

  • International Water Scarcity and Availability: Managing Resource Use Across Political Boundaries (University of California Press, 2017)  view index at Amazon.com

  • The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars (Viking, 2016)

  • Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon (University of Washington Press, 2016) 

  • Sustainability through Soccer (UC Press, 2016) view index at Amazon.com

  • Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution  (Viking, 2016) view index at Amazon.com

  • America's Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century (UC Press, 2016)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Saving Gotham (W. W. Norton & Company, 2015)  view index at Amazon.com

  • David Brower: The Making of the Environmental Movement (UC Press, 2015)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Maize for the Gods: Unearthing the 9,000-year History of Corn (UC Press, 2015)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Dangerous Digestion: The Politics of American Dietary Advice (University of California Press, 2015)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible (Viking, 2015)

  • Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea (UC Press, 2015)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Ozette: Excavating a Makah Village (University of Washington Press, 2015)  view index at Amazon.com

  • The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot (Viking, 2015)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage (University of Washington Press, 2014)

  • Food in Time and Place: The American Historical Association Companion to Food History (UC Press, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com 

  • Inventing Baby Food: Taste, Health, and the Industrialization of the American Diet (UC Press, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Eisenhower, A Life (Penguin USA, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens (UC Press, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money and the Future of Life on Earth (UC Press, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey (UC Press, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • The Darjeeling Distinction: Labor and Justice on Fair-Trade Tea Plantations in India (UC Press, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • The Immigrant and the University: Peder Sather and Gold Rush California (UC Press, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image (Viking, 2014)  view index at Amazon.com

  • Merchant, Soldier, Sage: A New History of Power (U.S. edition; Penguin USA, 2013)

  • Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Consciousness (UC Press, 2013)  view index at Amazon.com

  • The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing (Crown, 2013)  view index at Amazon.com

  • The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? (Viking, 2012)  view index at Amazon.com

  • The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America (UC Press, 2012) view index at Amazon.com

  • Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget (Crown Business, 2012) view index on Amazon.com

  • Twilight of the Elites: America after Meritocracy (Crown, 2012) view index on Amazon.com

  • Drift: the Unmooring of American Military Power, by Rachel Maddow (Crown, 2012) view index on Amazon.com

  • Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats (Crown, 2012) view index on Amazon.com

  • Discovering Black America (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2012)

  • Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It (Crown, 2012) view index on Amazon.com

  • Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham--The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century (McCaa Books, 2011) view index on Amazon.com

  • Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements (UC Press, 2011) view index on Amazon.com

  • Everett Ruess: His Short Life, Mysterious Death, and Astonishing Afterlife (UC Press, 2011) view index on Amazon.com

  • The Failure of Environmental Education (UC Press, 2011) view index on Amazon.com

  • The Next Wave: On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits (Crown Forum, 2011)

  • Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981 (UC Press, 2011) view index on Amazon.com

  • Making Japanese Citizens (UC Press, 2010) view index on Amazon.com

  • Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village (UC Press, 2010)

  • Che's Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America (Duke University Press, 2010) view index on Amazon.com

  • Morning Miracle: Inside the Washington Post (Doubleday, 2010) view index on Amazon.com

  • Hidden Truth: Young Men Navigating Lives In and Out of Juvenile Prison (UC Press, 2010)
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  • Prophet of Purpose: The Life of Rick Warren (Doubleday, 2009) view index on Amazon.com

  • Images of Muhammad: Narratives of the Prophet in Islam Across the Centuries (Doubleday, 2009) view index on Amazon.com

  • Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France (UC Press, 2009)

  • Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean (UC Press, 2009)

  • Who Is Knowledgeable is Strong: Science, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900–1950 (UC Press, 2009)

  • Speaking of Jews: Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity (UC Press, 2009)

  • Tibet's War of Peace (Brown Door Publishing, 2008)

  • What Kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq (UC Press, 2008)

  • Cracks in the Pavement: Social Change and Resilience in Poor Neighborhoods (UC Press, 2008) view index on Amazon.com

  • Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History (UC Press, 2008) view index on Amazon.com

  • The Montefeltro Conspiracy: A Renaissance Mystery Decoded (Doubleday, 2008) view index on Amazon.com

  • Conflicted Antiquities: Egyptology, Egyptomania, Egyptian Modernity (Duke University Press, 2007) view index on Amazon.com

  • Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics (UC Press, 2007) view index on Amazon.com

  • The Farmworkers’ Journey (UC Press, 2007)

  • The Devil Behind the Mirror: Globalization and Politics in the Dominican Republic (UC Press, 2006) view index on Amazon.com

  • 31 Days: The Crisis That Gave Us the Government We Have Today (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2006)

  • Laura Bush: An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady (Doubleday, 2006) view index on Amazon.com

  • While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within (Doubleday, 2006) view index on Amazon.com

  • Dogs of God: Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors (Doubleday, 2005) view index on Amazon.com

  • The Knife Man (Broadway Books, 2005) view index on Amazon.com

  • Raid on the Sun: Inside Israel’s Secret Campaign That Denied Saddam the Bomb (Broadway Books, 2004) view index on Amazon.com

  • Bulwark of the Republic: The American Militia in Antebellum West (Praeger, 2003)

  • Out of the Flames: The Remarkable Story of Michael Servetus and One of the Rarest Books in the World (Broadway Books, 2002) view index on Amazon.com

  • Perilous Memories: The Asia-Pacific War(s) (Duke University Press, 2000) view index on Amazon.com

  • Dreaming in Clay on the Coast of Mississippi (Doubleday, 2000) view index on Amazon.com

  • White Love and Other Events in Filipino History (Duke University Press, 2000) view index on Amazon.com

  • Introduction to Therapeutic Counseling (Wadsworth, 1999)