Recent & Forthcoming Books


Moralising Space: The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920 – Matthew Wilson. Scheduled to be published in May 2018 by Routledge.

Recently Published:

Village Atheists: How America’s Unbelievers Made Their Way in a Godly Nation – Leigh Eric Schmidt. September 2016 (hardcover), Princeton University Press.

Infidels and the Damn Churches: Irreligion and Religion in Settler British Columbia – Lynne Marks. November 2016 (hardcover), May 2017 (paperback), UBC Press.

The Secular Northwest: Religion and Irreligion in Everyday Postwar Life – Tina Block. January 2017 (softcover), UBC Press.

Becoming Atheist: Humanism and the Secular West – Callum Brown. January 2017 (hardcover, paperback, ebook), Bloomsbury.

Nineteenth Century British Secularism: Science, Religion and Literature – Michael Rectenwald. February 2016, Palgrave Macmillan.

Battling the Gods: The Struggle Against Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome – Tim Whitmarsh. 2015, Knopf / Penguin Random House; 2016, Faber & Faber.

The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution – David Wootton. 2015, Harper.

Antiklerikalismus in Europa: Öffentlichkeit und Säkularisierung in Frankreich, Spanien und Deutschland (1848–1914) – Lisa Dittrich, 2014, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women’s Rights in Gilded Age America – Kimberley Hamlin. 2014, University of Chicago Press.


International Society for Historians of Atheism, Secularism, and Humanism

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