Category: History

A Celebration of Black History

In honor of Black History Month, the University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to share a collection of some of its most indispensable books in African American studies and African American Intellectual History to amplify Black voices. William Still: The Underground Railroad and the Angel at Philadelphia is the first major biography of the […]

New Paperback Release: “Colin Powell” by Jeffrey J. Matthews

Colin Powell: Imperfect Patriot is a fascinating biography of the late Colin Powell, which brings to light his towering achievements and errors in judgment during a lifetime devoted to public service. Until he passed away in 2021, Colin Powell was revered as one of America’s most trusted and admired leaders. This biography demonstrates that Powell’s […]

New Paperback Release: “William Still” by William C. Kashatus

William Still: The Underground Railroad and the Angel at Philadelphia is the first major biography of the free Black abolitionist William Still, who coordinated the Eastern Line of the Underground Railroad and was a pillar of the Railroad as a whole. Based in Philadelphia, Still built a reputation as a courageous leader, writer, philanthropist, and […]

An Excerpt from “The Glory and the Burden, Expanded Edition” by Robert Schmuhl

The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from the New Deal to the Present is a timely examination of the state of the American presidency and the forces that have shaped it since 1933, with an emphasis on the dramatic changes that have taken place within the institution and to the individuals occupying the Oval […]

Notre Dame Press Presents its Spring 2023 Catalog of Publications

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to present its Spring 2023 catalog. This collection will engage readers across a variety of disciplines, including theology, philosophy, political science, and other areas that align with the academic strengths of the University of Notre Dame. These titles illustrate our commitment to maintaining an innovative and sustainable publishing […]

Discover New Paperbacks and New Editions in our Fall 2022 Catalog!

This Fall 2021, we are bringing four Notre Dame Press favorites out in paperback and publishing two new editions of classic titles! Ranging from theology to political science to Latin American Studies, we are thrilled to see our books in this new format. Do you have these titles on your shelf yet? NEW IN PAPERBACK […]

An Interview with Kelisha B. Graves, Editor of “Nannie Helen Burroughs”

Kelisha B. Graves is the chief research, education, and programs officer at The Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Her research focuses on the global Africana experience with specific interest in education, intellectual history, and philosophy. The University of Notre Dame Press will publish her book Nannie Helen Burroughs: A Documentary Portrait […]

An Excerpt from “More Precious than Peace,” by Justus D. Doenecke

In More Precious than Peace, the long-awaited successor to his critically acclaimed work Nothing Less than War, Justus D. Doenecke examines the entirety of the American experience as a full-scale belligerent in World War I. This book covers American combat on the western front, the conscription controversy, and scandals in military training and production. Doenecke explores the […]

Notre Dame Press Congratulates Our 2021 Foreword INDIES Finalists

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that on March 14, 2022, six of our titles were selected as Finalists for the 2021 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. More than 2,500 entries spread across 55 genres were submitted for consideration. The finalists were determined by Foreword’s editorial team. Winners are now being […]