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HIST2002 Bibliography: W

Use this guide to find books for Dr. Moulton's HIST2002 class.

Authors with last names beginning with W

Wallace, William, Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man, and His Life and Times (New York, New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp. 401.

 

Waller, Douglas C., Wild Bill Donovan:  The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage (New York, New York:  Free Press, 2011), pp. 466.

 

Wapshot, Nicholas, Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher:  A Political Marriage (New York, New York:  The Penguin Group, 2007), pp.  336.

 

Wasserstein, Bernard, On the Eve:  The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War (New York, New York:  Simon & Schuster, 2012), pp. 552.

 

Watts, Steven, The People’s Tycoon:  Henry Ford and the American Century (New York, New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 2005), pp. 614.

 

Waugh, Joan, U.S. Grant:  American Hero, American Myth (Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 2009), pp. 373. 

 

Wegren, Stephen K. and Dale R. Herspring (eds.), After Putin’s Russia:  Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain (Lanham, MD.; Rowman Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010), pp. 318. 

 

Weinberg, Gerald L., Visions of Victory:  The Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders (New York, New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2005), pp. 292. 

 

Weiner, Tim, Enemies:  A History of the F.B.I. (New York, New York:  Random House, 2012), pp. 537.

 

Weir, Allison, Mary Queen of Scotts and the Murder of Lord Darnley (New York, New York:  Ballantine Books, 2003), pp. 670.

 

Weiss, Michael Douglas, ISIS:  Inside the Army of Terror (New York, New York:  Regan Arts, 2015), pp. 270.

 

Weisbrode, Kenneth, Churchill and the King:  The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI (New York, New York:  Viking, 2013), pp. 208.  

 

White, Richard D., Kingfish:  The Reign of Huey P. Long (New York, New York:  Random House, 2006), pp.  361.

 

Widner, Ted, Ark of the Liberties:  America and the World (New York, New York:  Hill and Wang, 2008), pp. 355.

 

Williams, Glyn, Naturalist at Sea:  Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin (New Haven, CT.; Yale University Press, 2013), pp. 352.

 

Williams, Peter, Bach: A Musical Biography (Cambridge, MA.; Cambridge University Press, 2016), pp. 704.

 

Wilson, Derek, Peter the Great (New York, New York:  St. Martin’s Press, 2009), pp. 236.

 

Wirthlin, Dick, with Wynton C. Hall, The Greatest Communicator:  What Ronald Reagan Taught Me About Politics, Leadership, and Life (Hoboken, N.J.; John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004), pp. 224.

 

Wood, Gordon S., Revolutionary Characters:  What Made the Founders Different (New York, New York:  Penguin, 2006), pp. 321.

 

Wootton, David, Galileo:  Watcher of the Skies (New Haven, CT.; Yale University Press, 2010), pp.  328.

 

_____, The Invention of Science:  A New History of the Scientific Revolution (New York, New York:  Harper, 2015), pp. 769.  

Waldron, Peter, Between Two Revolutions:  Stolypin and the Politics of Renewal in Russia, [1905-1911.] (De Kalb, IL.;  Northern Illinois University Press, 1998), pp. 220.  Also see:  Ascher, Abraham;  Conroy, Mary S.;  and Lincoln, W. Bruce.  

 

Wallach, Janet,  Arafat:  In the Eyes of the Beholder (Secaucus, N.J.;  Carol Publishing Group, 1997), pp.  534.  Also see:  Anscombe, Frederick;  Aronson, Michael I.;  Baker, James A.;  Brown, Carl L.;  Coll, Steve;  Finklestone, Joseph;  Heller, Joseph;  Herzog, Chaim;  Lacy, Robert;  Macfie, A. L.;  Monk, Daniel B.;  Morris, Benny;  Oren, Michael B.;  Rashid, Ahmed;  Sanders, Ronald;  Shalom Zaki;  and Shultz, George P.   

 

Waller, Bruce, Bismarck At the Crossroads:  The Reorientation of German Foreign Policy After the Congress of Berlin, 1878-1880 (London, U.K.;  Athlone Press, 1974), pp. 273.  Also see:  Bagdasarian, Nicholas Der;  Burke, Edmond III;  Cecil, Lamar;  Craig, Gordon A.;  Crankshaw, Edward;  Darmstaeder, Friedrich;  Dupuy, Trevor;  Eyck, Brian;  Fischer-Fabian S.;  Feuchtwanger, Edgar;  Hall, Richard C.;  Hupchick, Dennis P.;  Kennan George;  Lincoln, W. Bruce;  Medlicott, William N.;  Mitchell, Alan;  Pottinger, Anne E.;  Ritter, Gerhard;  Snyder, Louis;  Waller, Bruce;  Wawro, Geoffrey;  Wetzel, David;  and Wilson, Jeremy.

 

Ward, Adolphus William, Great Britain and Hanover:  Some Aspects of the Personal Union (New York, New York:  Haskell House Publishers, 1971), pp. 218.  Also see:  Chance, James F.;  Hatton, Ragnhild M.;  and Massie, Robert K. 

 

Warner, Philip, Kitchener:  The Man Behind the Legend:  [Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, British Field Marshall and Statesman, 1850-1916.]  (New York, New York:  Atheneum. 1986), pp. 247.  Also see:  Pakenham, Thomas;  and Zeigler Philip.

 

Warwick, Charles F., Danton and the French Revolution, [1759-1794.]  (Philadelphia, PA.;  George W. Jacobs & Company Publishers, 1908), pp. 218.  Also see:  Asprey, Robert, et al.;  Burke, Edmond; Carlyle, Thomas;  Christophe, Robert;  Cooper, Duff;  Dodd, Ann B.;  Gooch, George, Greenbaum, Louis S.;  Hardman, John;  Hibbert, Christopher;  Lefebvre, Georges;  Pinkney, David;  and Reilly, Robin. 

 

Wawro, Geoffrey, The Franco-Prussian War:  The German conquest of France in 1870-1871 (Cambridge, U.K.;  Cambridge University Press, 2003), pp. 327.  Also see:  Bagdasarian, Nicholas Der;  Cecil, Lamar;  Craig, Gordon A.;  Darmstaeder, Friedrich;  Dupuy, Trevor N.;  Eyck, Brian;  Fischer-Fabian S.;  Feuchtwanger, Edgar;  Howard, Michael;  Kennan, George;  Medlicott, William N.;  Mitchell, Alan;  Ritter, Gerhard;  Pottinger, Anne E.;  Snyder, Louis;  and Waller, Bruce.     

 

Wedgwood, Cicely V., William the Silent [Prince of Orange and Dutch Statesman, 1533-1584.]  (New York, New York:  Deborah Owen, L.T.D., 1944), pp. 256.  Also see:  Baker, Nina.

 

_____, The Great Rebellion:  The King’s Peace, 1637-1641 (New York, New York:  Deborah Owen,        L.T.D., 1991), volume I, pp. 510.   Also see:  Evans, John;  Fraser, Antonia;  Kenyon, John;  and Lockyer, Roger.

 

_____, The Great Rebellion:  The King’s War, 1641-1647 (New York, New York:  Deborah Owen, L.T.D., 1991), volume II, pp. 703.  Also see:  John, Evan.

 

_____, A Coffin for King Charles:  The Trial and Execution of Charles I (New York, New York:   Deborah Owen, L.T.D., 1991), volume III, pp. 307.

 

_____, The Thirty Years War, [1618-1648.]  (New York, New York:  The Book of the Month Club, 1995), pp. 544.  Also see:  Fletcher, Charles R. L.;  and Roberts, Michael.

 

Weider, Ben and David Hapgood, The Murder of Napoleon (New York, New York:  Congdon & Lattè, 1982), pp. 266.  Also see:  Asprey, Robert;  Castelot, André;  Cate, Curtis;  Chandler, David;  Elting, John R.;  Geyl, Peter;  Lefebvre, Georges;  Meyerson, Daniel;  Muir, Rory;  Roberts, Andrew;  Schom, Alan; Thompson, J. M.;  Hamilton-Williams, David.  Note:  See the listing immediately below for an updated and expanded edition of this work.  

 

_____, and Sten Froshufvud, Assassination [of Napoleon] At St. Helena Revisited (New York, New York:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995), pp. 555.

 

Weigel, George, Witness To Hope:  The Biography of Pope John Paul II (New York, New York:  Cliff Street Books, 1999), pp. 992.  Also see:  Morris, Charles.

 

Weigley, Russell F., The Age of Battles:  The Quest for Decisive Warfare From Breitenfeld to Waterloo (Bloomington, IN.;  Indiana University Press, 1991), pp. 579.  Also see:  Arnold, Thomas F.;  Black, Jeremy;  Clausewitz, Carl von;  Fissel, Mark C.;  and Keegan, John. 

 

Weinberg, Gerhard L., Germany, Hitler & World War II (New York, New York:  Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1995), pp. 347.  Also see:  Barbier, M. K.;  Berkhoff, Karel C.;  Beschloss, Michael;  Blair, Clay;  Budiansky, Stephen;  Bukey, Evan Burr;  Chaney, Otto Preston;  Corum, James S.;  Deighton, Len;  Dupuy, Trevor N.;  Glantz, David M.;  Harman, Nicholas;  Irving, David;  Kershaw, Ian;  Leckie, Robert;  Murray, Williamson;  Paxton, Robert O.;  Price, Morgan;  Salisbury, Harrison E.;  Shirer, William L.;  Smith, Bradley F.;  Spector, Ronald H.;  Tarling, Nicholas;  Taylor, A. J. P.;  Werth, Alexander;  and Ziemke, Earl F.   

 

Weintraub, Stanley, The Last Great Cause:  The Intellectuals and the Spanish Civil War (New York, New York:  Weybright and Talley, 1968), pp. 340.  Also see:  De Menses, Filipe R.;  Howson, Gerald;  Laqueur, Walter;  Preston, Paul;  and Soucy, Robert.

 

_____, Victoria, [Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901]:  An Intimate Biography (New York, New York:  E. P. Dutton, 1987), pp. 700.  Also see:  James, Robert R.;  and Wilson, A. N.

 

_____, Disraeli:  [Prime Minister of Great Britain,] (New York, New York:  Truman Talley Books/Dutton, 1993), pp. 717.  Also see:  Bradford, Sarah;  Jenkins, Roy;  Stansky, Peter;  and Wilson, A. N.

 

Werth, Alexander, Russia’s War, 1941-1945 (New York, New York:  Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1964),

               pp. 1,100.  Also see:  Barbier, M. K.;  Berkhoff, Karel C.;  Beschloss, Michael;  Blair, Clay;  Budiansky, Stephen;  Bukey, Evan Burr;  Corum, James S.;  Chaney, Otto;  Deighton, Len;  Dupuy, Trevor N.;  Glantz, David M.;  Harman, Nicholas;  Irving, David;  Kershaw, Ian;  Leckie, Robert;  Murray, Williamson;  Overy, Richard;  Paxton, Robert O.;  Price, Morgan;  Salisbury, Harrison E.;  Shirer, William L.;  Smith, Bradley F.;  Spector, Ronald H.;  Tarling, Nicholas;  Taylor, A. J. P.;  Weinberg, Gerhard L.;  and Ziemke, Earl F. 

 

West, Nigel, MI 5:  British Security Service Operations 1909-1945 (New York, New York:  Stein and Day, 1982), pp. 367.  Also see:  Wright, Peter. 

 

Wetzel, David, The Crimean War:  A Diplomatic History (New York, New York:  Columbia University Press, 1985), pp. 255.  Also see:  Barker, A. J.;  Curtiss, John S.;  Graham, Stephen;  Lincoln W. Bruce;  Palmer, Alan;  Royle, Trevor;  and Seaton, Albert.

 

_____, A Duel of Giants:  Bismarck, Napoleon III, and the Origins of the Franco-Prussian War (Madison, WI.;  University of Wisconsin Press, 2001), pp. 244.  Also see:  Bagdasarian, Nicholas Der;  Craig, Gordon;  Crankshaw, Edward;  Darmstaeder, Friedrich;  Dupuy, Trevor;  Eyck, Brian;  Fischer-Fabian S.;  Feuchtwanger, Edgar;  Kennan, George;  Medlicott, William N.;  Mitchell, Alan;  Pottinger, Anne E.;  Ritter, Gerhard;  Snyder, Louis;  Waller, Bruce;  and Wawro, Geoffrey.      

 

Wheen, Francis, Karl Marx:  A Life, [1819-1883.]  (New York, New York:  W.W. Norton & Company,  2000), pp. 431.  Also see:  Clark, Ronald;  Deutscher, Isaac;  Marx, Karl;  Medvedev, Roy A.;                Pinkard, Terry P.;  Volkogonov, Dmitrii;  and Wolfe, Bertram.

 

Whelan, Heide W., Alexander III and the State Council:  Bureaucracy and Counter Reform in Late [Nineteenth-Century] Imperial Russia (New Brunswick, N.J.;  Rutgers University Press, 1982), pp. 258.  Also see:  Harcove, Sidney;  and Laue, Theodore H. von.

 

Whitlock, Keith (ed.), The Renaissance in Europe:  A Reader (New Haven, CT.;  Yale University Press, 2000), pp. 374.  Also see:  Armstrong, Edward;  Arnold, Thomas;  Barzun, Jacques;  Brotton, Jeremy;  Burckhardt, Jacob;  Cohn, Henry J.;  Erasmus, Desiderius;  Erlanger, Rachel;  Ferraro, Joanne M.;  Gregorovius, Ferdinand;  Grendler, Paul F.;  Hale, John;  Hook, Judith;  King, Ross;  Knecht, Robert J.;  Levi, Anthony;  Machiavelli, Niccolò;  Martines, Lauro;  Richardson, Glenn;  Ridley, Jasper;  Seward, Desmond;  Thompson, James W.;  and Trease, Geoffrey.        

 

Wiley, Peter B., Yankees in the Land of the Gods:  Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan, [1853-1854.]  (New York, New York:  Viking, 1990), pp. 578.  Also see:  Pakenham, Thomas;  Peckham,  Howard;  and Preston, Diana.

 

Hamilton-Williams, David, The Fall of Napoleon:  The Final Betrayal (New York, New York:  John Wiley & Sons, 1994), pp. 352.  Also see:  Castelot, André;  Cate, Curtis;  Chandler, David;  Elting, John R.;  Geyl, Peter;  Lefebvre, Georges;  Meyerson, Daniel;  Muir, Rory;  Roberts, Andrew;  Schom, Alan;  Thompson, J. M.;  and Weider, Ben.  

 

Williams, Neville, The Cardinal & the Secretary [Thomas Cardinal Wolsey and Thomas Cromwell, Ministers to Henry VIII.]  (London, U.K.;  Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1975), pp. 278.  Also see:  Ackroyd, Peter;  Beckingsale, B. W.;  Cohn, Henry J.;  Crabites, Pierre;  Dobbs, Madeleine H.;  Elton, Geoffrey R.;  Guy, John;  Mc Conica, James K.;  Lockyer, Roger;  Moore, Thomas, M.;  Richardson, Glenn;  Ridley, Jasper;  Simons, Eric;  Smith, Lacy Baldwin;  Smith, H. Maynard;  and Starkey, David.

 

Willis, Brian Steel, A Battle From the Start:  The Life of [Confederate General] Nathan Bedford Forrest, [1821-1873.] (New York, New York:  Harper Collins Publishers, 1992), pp. 457.  Also see:  Jordan, Donaldson;  Farwell, Byron;  Fishel, Edwin C.;  Foote, Shelby;  Marszalek, John;  Mc Feely, William S.;  Mc Pherson, James M.;  Newell, Clayton R.;  Sandburg, Carl;  and Taylor, John M.

 

Wills, Rebecca, The Jacobites and Russia (East Linton, U.K.;  Tuckwell Press, 2002), pp. 253.  Also see:  Anderson, M. S.;  Bushkovitch, Paul;  Chance, James F.;  Cracraft, James;  Cross, Anthony;  Douglas, Hugh;  Duffy, Christopher;  Grey, Ian;  Hatton, Ragnhild M.;  Hughes, Lindsey;  Jonge, Alex de;  Klyuchevsky, Vasilii O.;  Moulton, James R.;  Raeff, Marc;  Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.;  Rothstein, Andrew;  Schuyler, Eugene;  and Troyat, Henri.     

 

Wilson, Arthur, French Foreign Policy During the Administration of Cardinal Fleury, 1726-1743 (Cambridge, MA.;  University of Harvard Press, 1936), pp. 433.

 

Wilson, A. N., [Count Leo] Tolstoy, [1828-1910:  A Biography]  (New York, New York:  W.W. Norton & Company, 1988), pp. 572.  Also see:  Figes, Orlando;  Lincoln, W. Bruce;  Massie, Suzanne;  Massie, Robert K.;  and Troyat, Henri.

 

_____, The Victorians, [1837-1901.]  (New York, New York:  W.W. Norton & Company, 2003), pp. 724.  Also see:  Bradford, Sarah;  Jenkins, Roy;  and Stansky, Peter.   

 

Wilson, Francesca, Muscovy:  Russia Through Foreign Eyes, 1553-1900 (New York, New York:  Praeger Publishers, 1970), pp. 328.  Also see:  Cross, Anthony.

 

Wilson, Jeremy, Lawrence of Arabia, [1888-1935, British Adventurer, Soldier and Scholar.]  (New York, New York:  Atheneum, 1990), pp. 1,188.  Also see:  Pakenham, Thomas;  Roberts, Cecil;  and Rice, Edward. 

 

Wise, David, Spy:  The Inside Story of How the FBI’s Robert Hanssen Betrayed America (New York, New York:  Random House, 2002), pp. 309.  Also see:  Andrew, Christopher;  Bamford, James;  Barron, John;  Beschloss, Michael;  Bowker, Mike;  Brown, Anthony Cave;  Bush, George H. W.;  Corson, William R.;  Crozier, Brian;  Deriabin, Peter;   Gambone, Michael D.;  Hingley, Ronald;  Knight, Amy;  Persico, Joseph E.;  Rhoer, Edward Van Der;  Schecter, Jerrold;  Schweizer, Peter;  Shultz, George P.;  Sudoplatov, Pavel;  Talbot, Strobe;  Vlavianos, Haris;  Wise, David;  Wright, Peter;  and Zubok, Pavel.     

 

Withey, Lynne, Voyages of Discovery:  Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific, [1768-1779.] (New York, New York:  Morrow, 1987), pp. 512.  Also see:  Bawlf, Samuel;  Collis, John Stewart;  Varón Gabai, Rafael;  Madariaga, Salvador de;  Russell, Peter E.;  Thomas, Hugh;  Wood, Michael;  and Wright, Helen. 

 

Wolfe, Bertram D., Three Who Made A Revolution:  A Biographical History [of Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky.] (New York, New York:  Stein and Day, 1984), pp. 659.  Also see:  Clark, Ronald W.;  Deutscher, Isaac;  Gorlizki, Yoram;  Marx, Karl;  Medvedev, Roy A.;  Montefiore, Simon Sebag;  Pinkard, Terry P.;  Trotsky, Leon;  Volkogonov, Dmitri;  and Wheen, Francis.

 

_____, Breaking With Communism:  The Intellectual Odyssey of Bertram D. Wolfe (Stanford, CA.;  Hoover Institution Press, 1990), edited by Robert Hesser, pp. 311.  Also see:  Ulam, Alan;  and Volkogonov, Dmitrii.  

 

Wood, Gordon S., The American Revolution, [1775-1783]:  A History (New York, New York:  Modern Library, 2002), pp. 190.  Also see:  Chernow, Ron;  Conway, Stephan;  Fischer, David Hackett;  Flexner, James Thomas;  Hibbert, Christopher;  Isaacson, Walter;  Mc Cullough, David;  Randall, Willard Sterne;  Scott, Hamish M.;  Shy, John;  and Thomas, Peter David.  

 

Wood, Michael, [Spanish] Conquistadors, [1492-1556.]  (Berkeley, CA.;  University of California Press, 2000), pp. 288.  Also see:  Adams, Christian I.;  Collis, John Stewart;  Dulles, John W. F.;  Varón-Gabai,  Rafael;  Johnson, John J.;  Lynch, John;  Richmond, Richard V.;  Madariaga, Salvador de;  Russell, Peter E.;  Scheina, Robert L.;  Thomas, Hugh;  Turner, Frederick C.;  Withey, Lynne;  Wood, Michael;  and Wright, Helen.   

 

 

Wooding, Lucy E. C., Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England (New York, New York:  Oxford University Press, 2000), pp. 305.  Also see:  Ackroyd, Peter;  Cohn, Henry J.;  Dickens, A. G.;  Erickson, Carolly;  Fraser, Antonia;  Guy, John;  Haig, Christopher;  Lehmberg, Stanford E.;  Mac Caffrey, Wallace;  Manning, Roger B.;  Parker, Kenneth L.;  Parker, Thomas H. L.;  Parker, Thomas M.;  Scarisbrick, J. J.;  Searle, Graham W.;  Solt, Leo F.;  and Starkey, David.

 

Wrangel, Alexis, General Wrangel:  Russia’s White Crusader, [1878-1928.] (New York, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 1987), pp. 249.  Also see:  Dobson, Christopher;  Lincoln, W. Bruce;  Luckett, Richardson; and  Pipes, Richard. 

 

Wright, Helen, and Samuel Rapport, The Great Explorers (New York, New York:  Harper, 1957), pp. 630.  Also see:  Collis, John Stewart;  Varón Gabai, Rafael;  Madariaga, Salvador de;  Russell, Peter E.;  Thomas, Hugh;  Withey, Lynne;  and Wood, Michael. 

 

Wright, Peter, with Paul Greengrass, Spy Catcher:  The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer (New York, New York:  Penguin Books, 1987), pp. 392.  Also see:  Bamford, James;  Beschloss, Michael;  Bowker, Mike;  Brown, Anthony Cave;  Bush, George H. W.;  Crozier, Brian;  Gambone, Michael D.;  Persico, Joseph E.;  Schecter, Jerrold;  Schweizer, Peter;  Shultz, George;   Talbot, Strobe;  Vlavianos, Haris;  West, David;  Wise, David;  and Zubok, Vladislav.