Will Hanley's new book Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria has been published by Columbia University Press. From the publisher: "Nationality is the most important legal mechanism sorting and classifying the world's population today. An individual's place of birth or naturalization determines where he or she can and cannot be and what he or she can and cannot do.
Kristine Harper's new book Make It Rain: State Control of the Atmosphere in Twentieth-Century America has been published by The University of Chicago Press. From the publisher: "In Make It Rain, Kristine C. Harper tells the long and somewhat ludicrous history of state-funded attempts to manage, manipulate, and deploy the weather in America.
Andrew Frank's new book Before the Pioneers: Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami has been published by The University Press of Florida. From the publisher: "Before the Pioneers takes readers back through forgotten eras to the stories of the people who shaped the land along the Miami River long before most modern histories of the city begin.