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Monday, January 31, 2011

New titles in Political Science

Zones of twilight: wartime presidential powers and federal court decision making by Amanda DiPaolo

Decision points by George Bush

The development of institutions of human rights: a comparative study by Lilian A. Barria

Modus vivendi liberalism: theory and practice by David McCabe

Public opinion in the United States: studies of race, religion, gender, and issues that matter by Rita J. Simon

The Internet and democratic citizenship: theory, practice and policy by Stephen Coleman

How to improve governance: a new framework for analysis and action by David M. De Ferranti
Blessed are the organized: grassroots democracy in America by Jeffrey Stout

New titles in Education

Miracle on High Street: the rise, fall, and resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J. by Thomas Allan McCabe

The dynamics of writing instruction: a structured process approach for middle and high school by Peter Smagorinsky

Cross purposes [electronic resource]: Pierce v. Society of Sisters and the struggle over compulsory public education by Paula Abrams

From silos to systems: reframing schools for success by Sally Kilgore

School boards in America: a flawed exercise in democracy by Gene I. Maeroff

On purpose: how great school cultures form strong character by Samuel Casey Carter

Friday, January 28, 2011

New titles in International Relations

History strikes back: how states, nations, and conflicts are shaping the twenty-first century by Hubert Vedrine

India's nuclear policy by Bharat Karnad


Non-governmental human rights organizations in international relations by P.R. Baehr

Rising states, rising institutions: challenges of global governance

Seeking opportunities in crisis: trilateral cooperation in meeting global challenges

US Taiwan policy: constructing the triangle by Oystein Tunsjo

Five dimensions of homeland and international security by Esther Brimmer

New titles in Fine and Performing Arts

Leonardo da Vinci and the art of sculpture by Gary M. Radke

Right here on our stage tonight! : Ed Sullivan's America by Gerald Nachman


Avenue Q : the complete book and lyrics of the Broadway musical by Robert Lopez

Of pilgrims and fire: when God shows up at the movies by Roy M. Anker

(500) days of summer : the shooting script by Scott Neustadter
 
Art of Renaissance Florence, 1400-1600 by Loren W. Partridge

Walker Evans : decade by decade by James Crump

Oregon by Brett Weston

Portraits of my father by Brett Weston

Thursday, January 27, 2011

New titles in Women and Gender Studies

Women in public administration : theory and practice by Maria J. D'Agostino

Queer questions, clear answers: the contemporary debates on sexual orientation by Thomas S. Serwatka

A Mother's work: how feminism, the market, and policy shape family life by Neil Gilbert

Behind the veil of vice: the business and culture of sex in the Middle East by John R. Bradley

Women's political participation and representation in Asia: obstacles and challenges by Kazuki Iwanaga

African Americans doing feminism: putting theory into everyday practice by Aaronette M. White

Women's rights in the Middle East and North Africa: progress amid resistance by Sanja Kelly

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

New titles in Theology

Religous America, secular Europe?: a theme and variations by Peter L. Berger

Heart of Buddha, heart of China: the life of Tanxu, a twentieth-century monk by James Hugh Carter

Ecology at the heart of faith by Denis Edwards

Evolution and religion: a dialogue by Michael Ruse

The Gnostics: myth, ritual, and diversity in early Christianity by David Brakke

Which trinity? whose monotheism?: philosophical and systematic theologians of the metaphysics of Trinitarian theology by Thomas H. McCall

"One teacher": docrtinal authority in the church by Catherine E. Clifford

God, justice, and society : aspects of law and legality in the Bible by Jonathan P. Burnside

From Nicaea to Chalcedon: a guide to the literature ands its background by Frances M. Young

New titles in Fine and Performing Arts

Baroque, 1620-1800: style in the age of magnificence by Michael Snodin

The Society of Dilettanti : archaeology and identity in the British enlightenment by Jason M. Kelly

A brief history of the artist from God to Picasso by Paul Barolsky

Tom and Jack : the intertwined lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock by Henry Adams

The religious patronage of the Duke of Lerma, 1598-1621 by Lisa A. Banner


The art of evolution : Darwin, Darwinisms, and visual culture by Barbara Larson

Owls Head : [on the nature of lost things] by Rosamond Wolff Purcell

Art and identity in early modern Rome by Jill Burke

Peter Abelard after marriage : the spiritual direction of Heloise and her nuns through liturgical song by Thomas J. Bell

Great public squares : an architect's selection by Robert F. Gatje

Monday, January 24, 2011

New Titles in Theology


The academic sermons / Thomas Aquinas ; translated by Mark-Robin Hoogland.

Parish guide to implementing the Roman Missal, third edition / Committee
on Divine Worship, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Advent and Christmas with the church fathers / Marco Pappalardo.

Reflections for Advent and Christmas ; cultivating the gift of self /
Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, United States Conference of
Catholic Bishops.

Friday, January 21, 2011

New titles in Economics and Finance

Concealed chains: labour exploitation and Chinese migrants in Europe by Yun Gao

Greater China's quest for innovation by Henry S. Rowen

A different country: Russia's economic resurgence by Lucio Vinhas de Souza

From servants to workers: South African domestic workers and the democratic states by Shireen A. Ally

Thursday, January 20, 2011

New titles in Physics

Horizons of cosmology: exploring worlds seen and unseen by Joseph Silk

Making choices about hydrogen [electronic resource]: transport issues for developing cultures by Lynn Krieger Mytelka

Quantum aspects of life by Derek Abbott

Space technologies and climate change: implications for water management, marine resources and maritime transport by Claire Jolly

Optical interactions in solids by Baldassare Di Bartolo

Measurement and detection of radiation by Nicholas Tsoulfanidis

Quantum field theory in a nutshell by A. Zee

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

New titles in Journalism

United Press invades India : memoirs of a foreign correspondent, 1944-1952  by John Hlavacek

Freelancing in paradise : the story of two American reporters who supported their family by covering turbulent times in the Caribbean, 1958-1963 by John Hlavacek

The origins of a free press in prerevolutionary Virginia : creating a culture of political dissent by Roger P. Mellen

Letters home : an American in China, 1939 to 1944 by John Hlavacek

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011

New Titles in Enviornmental Science


Applied ecology and natural resource management [electronic resource]/Guy R. McPherson and Stephen DeStefano.

Forests to climate change mitigation [electronic resource] : clean
development mechanism in Bangladesh / Md. Danesh Miah, Man Yong shin,
Masao Koike.

Eutrophication [electronic resource] : causes, consequences and control /
Abid A. Ansari... [et al.], editors.

Eurasian Arctic land cover and land use in a changing climate [electronic resource] / edited by Garik Gutman, Anni Reissell.

New titles in History

A war with a silver lining : Canadian protestant churches and the South African War, 1899-1902 by Gordon L. Heath

Books on fire: the destruction of libraries throughout history by Lucien X. Polastron

A short history of the Jews by Michael Brenner

Historic places: the National Register for Nebraska by the Nebraska State Historical Society

Perspectives on medieval art: learning through looking by Ena Giurescu Heller

The man who shot the man who shot Lincoln: and 44 other forgotton [i.e. forgotten] figures in history by Graeme Donald

Ghosts of Spain: travels through Spain and its silent past by Giles Tremlett
Maralinga : the A_nangu story  by Chrisobel Mattingley

Race & well-being: the lives, hopes, and activism of African Canadians by Carl James

Friday, January 14, 2011

New Titles in English


Thinking in circles : an essay on ring composition / Mary Douglas.

Reading Derrida and Ricoeur : improbable encounters between deconstruction and hermeneutics / Eftichis Pirovolakis.

Saints alive : word, image, and enactment in the lives of the saints / David Williams.

The Poet's companion : a guide to the pleasures of writing poetry / Kim Addonizio and Dorianne Laux.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

New Titles in Classics


Marcus Aurelius in love[electronic resource] /Marcus Aurelius & Marcus Cornelius Fronto ; edited, translated, and with an introduction and commentary by Amy Richlin.

The invention of Hebrew / Seth L. Sanders.

On conditionals in the Greek Pentateuch : a study of translation syntax / Anwar Tjen.

Grammatical and exegetical study of New Testament verbs of transference : a case frame guide to interpretation and translation / Paul Danove.

New titles in Political Science

Political change in Japan: electoral behavior, party realignment, and the Koizumi reforms by Steven R. Reed

Democracy in the south: participation, the state and the people by Brendan M. Howe

Means to an end: U.S. interest in the International Criminal Court by Lee Feinstein

Unchopping a tree: reconciliation in the aftermath of political violence by Ernesto Verdeja

Beyond the facade: political reform in the Arab world by Marina Ottaway

Which way Latin America: hemispheric politics meets globalization by Andrew Fenton Cooper

Carl Schmitt and the politics of hostility, violence and terror by Gabriella Slomp

Democratic innovations: designing institutions for citizen participation by Graham Smith

Russian civil-military relations: Putin's legacy by Thomas Gomart

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

New titles in Sociology and Anthropology

The next hundred million : America in 2050 by Joel Kotkin

Connected: the surprising power of our social networks and how they shape our lives by Nicholas A. Christakis

American swastika : inside the white power movement's hidden spaces of hate by Pete Simi

Whistling Vivaldi : and other clues to how stereotypes affect us by Claude Steele

Economic sociology : a systematic inquiry by Alejandro Portes

Overcrowded world? : global population and international migration by Rainer Münz

Cemeteries by Keith Eggener

Emerald cities: urban sustainability and economic development by Joan Fitzgerald

The socialist alternative: real human development by Michael A. Lebowitz

Why we cooperate by Michael Tomasello

New Titles in Biology


Coryphantha [electronic resource] : cacti of Mexico and Southern USA / Dicht, Reto F.

Ecology and behaviour of Mesozoic reptiles [electronic resource] / Cloudsley-Thompson, J. L.

Nutrient acquisition by plants [electronic resource] : an ecological perspective / BassiriRad, H. (Hormoz)

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

New Titles in Psychology


Maslow's hierarchy of needs [videorecording] / written, produced, and narrated by James Holzknecht.

Emotional intelligence in the classroom [videorecording] / writer and director, Amanda Sykes ; producers, Pru Burns, Eu-Hua Chua ; executive
producer, Simon Garner ; VEA.

Spirituality in counseling [videorecording] / hosted by Samuel T. Gladding and Michele Kielty Briggs.

Bully girls [videorecording] / a production of Meridian Education Corporation.

Paranormal America : ghost encounters, UFO sightings, Bigfoot hunts, and other curiosities in religion and culture / Christopher D. Bader, F. Carson Mencken, and Joseph O. Baker.

Monday, January 10, 2011

New titles in Education

Tuning the rig: Catholic schools for a learning church by Fred Herron

The struggle for shared schools in Northern Ireland: the history of All Children Together by Jonathan Bardon

Political education : national policy comes of age by Christopher T. Cross

The idea of the Catholic university: proceedings from the 30th annual convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, September 28-30, 2007, Washington D.C.

Data strategies to uncover and eliminate hidden inequities : the wallpaper effect by Ruth S. Johnson

Understanding adult functional literacy: connecting text features, task demands, and respondent skills by Sheida White

Toolkit for mentor practice by Patty J. Horn

Blackboards and bullies [videorecording] by Discovery Education

Profit of Education by Dick Startz

Creating Catholics : catechism and primary education in early modern France by Karen E. Carter

Sunday, January 9, 2011

New Titles in Theology


Generating traces in the history of the world : new traces of the Christian experience / Luigi Giussani, Stefano Alberto, Javier Prades ; translated by Patrick Stevenson.

Archbishop Oscar Romero : a disciple who revealed the glory of God /
Damian Zynda.

Concise encyclopedia of Amish, Brethren, Hutterites, and Mennonites /
Donald B. Kraybill.

A poetic discontent : Austin Farrer and the Gospel of Mark / Robert Titley.

Daily demonstrators : the civil rights movement in Mennonite homes and sanctuaries / Tobin Miller Shearer.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

New Titles in Psychology


The age of empathy : nature's lessons for a kinder society / Frans de Waal; with drawings by the author.

Earning a living outside of managed mental health care : 50 ways to expand
your practice / edited by Steven Walfish.

How successful people think : change your thinking, change your life /
John C. Maxwell.

Health disparities in youth and families : research and applications / Gustavo Carlo, Lisa J. Crockett, Miguel A. Carranza, editors.

Gendered memory : innate or learned? / Isabelle Cherney.