Category: History

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 […]

Book Launch for “Future Peace: Technology, Aggression, and the Rush to War”

On Monday, April 11, 2022, 4:30–6:30 p.m. EST, the John R. Reilly Center and the Notre Dame International Security Center will co-host a book launch for Future Peace: Technology, Aggression, and the Rush to War by Robert H. Latiff, published by University of Notre Dame Press. The event will be held at Foley’s, O’Neill Hall at the University of Notre […]

A Celebration of Women’s History Month

For Women’s History Month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to feature just a few of the many amazing female voices in our list, whether the author or subject of one of our books. Academics, artists, political leaders—they are all here, manifesting in various ways the feminine genius. “It is thus my hope, […]

A Celebration of Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, the University of Notre Dame Press has organized a page of some of our most indispensable books in African American studies and African American Intellectual history to amplify Black voices and their tremendous history, continued difficulties and triumphs of the present, and perseverance toward the future.  Described as a […]

An Interview with Justus D. Doenecke, Author of “More Precious than Peace”

Justus D. Doenecke is professor emeritus of history at New College of Florida. He is the author of numerous books including Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939–1941, winner of the Herbert Hoover Book Award, and Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America’s Entry into World War I. We were […]

Notre Dame Press Editors Attending AHA

Notre Dame Press is pleased to have two editors attending the American Historical Association 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans from January 6-9. Director Stephen Wrinn and Acquisitions Fellow Dr. Christopher Rios-Sueverkruebbe will be taking meetings and are excited to discuss Notre Dame Press’s history lists. Wrinn will also participate in a panel sponsored by […]

An Excerpt from “March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 3,” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One of the masterpieces of world literature, The Red Wheel is Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution told in the form of a historical novel. March 1917—the third node—tells the story, day by day, of the Russian Revolution itself. Until recently, the final two nodes have been unavailable in English. The publication of […]

Amber R. Reed Receives Margaret Mead Award for “Nostalgia after Apartheid”

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Amber R. Reed is the recipient of this year’s Margaret Mead Award for the remarkable applied scholarship that is reflected in her recent book, Nostalgia after Apartheid: Disillusionment, Youth, and Democracy in South Africa. In this engaging book, Reed, an assistant professor of international studies at Spelman College, […]