Modern Library Chronicles Index
2000 - 2011

The following table is an index of all 34 Modern Library Chronicles titles, issued between 2000 and 2011. Information on this series is available at the main Modern Library Chronicles page.

  # Title Author
1 Renaissance: A Short History Johnson, P.
2 Islam: A Short History Armstrong
3 Balkans: A Short History Mazower
4 German Empire, 1870-1918 Sturmer
5 Catholic Church: A Short History Kung
6 Peoples and Empires Pagden
7 Communism: A History Pipes
8 Hitler and the Holocaust Wistrich
9 American Revolution: A History Wood
10 Law in America: A Short History Friedman
11 Inventing Japan, 1853-1964 Buruma
12 The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea Micklethwait
13 The Americas: A Hemispheric History Fernandez-Armesto
14 Boys' Crusade Fussell
15 Age of Shakespeare Kermode
16 Age of Napoleon Horne
17 Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory Larson
18 London: A History Wilson A.
19 Reformation: A History Collinson
20 Nazism and War Bessel
21 The City: A Global History Kotkin, J.
22 Infinite Ascent: A Short History of Mathematics1 Berlinski
23 California: A History1 Starr
24 Storm from the East Viorst
25 Baseball: A History of America's Favorite Game Vecsey
26 Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea Kurlansky
27 Hellenistic Age: A Short History1 Green
28 Short History of Medicine Gonzalez-Crussi
29 Christian World: A Global History1 Marty
30 Prehistory: The Making Of The Human Mind Renfrew
31 Dangerous Games: Uses and Abuses of History MacMillan
32 Uncivil Society: 1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment2 Kotkin, S.
33 Korean War: A History1 Cumings
34 Romantic Revolution: A History Blanning
  1 This title was also released as a book club edition (BCE)
  2 Jan T. Gross was originally slated to author this work, and instead contributed.

A numbering error exists in the Chronicles series with #11 and #12.  Inventing Japan has #11 on the jacket and paperback spines, and #12 on the hardcover spine.  The Company has #12 on the jacket and paperback spines, and #11 on the hardcover spine.  ModernLib has assigned #11 to Inventing Japan and #12 to The Company.

Ghost Titles

Many works shown in lists of Chronicles titles were never printed, a total of 26. These "ghost" titles are shown below.

AfricaAchebe, Chinua
CapitalismKirkland, Rik
Cold War1Judt, Tony
Gaddis, John
Colonial AmericaMorgan, Philip
Fascist ItalyStille, Alexander
Feminism2Stansell, Christine
FreedomWilliams, Bernard
French RevolutionO'Brien, Conor
Gilded AgeMiddlekauf, Robert
GlobalizationGarten, Jeffrey
Golden Age of AthensDavidson, James
Great DepressionBrinkley, Alan
History of the NovelWood, James
Holy Land3Lewis, Bernard
IrishDeane, Seamus
Long War, 1914 - 1945Gilbert, Martin
Middle EastViorst, Milton
Modern ChinaSchell, Orville
MuseumRussell, John
OccidentalismBuruma, Ian4 / Margalit, Avishai
Ottoman EmpireGoodwin, Jason
Rise of Modern IndiaMishra, Pankaj
ScienceWeinberg, Steven
UniversityStimpson, Catharine
Vietnam WarLogevall, Fredrik
World War IStone, Norman
1 Judt was replaced by Gaddis as the author.
2 Modern Library published The Feminist Promise by Stansell outside of the Chronicles series.
3 Modern Library published The Crisis of Islam by Lewis outside of the Chronicles series.
4 Buruma is the author of MLC#11 Inventing Japan.