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Debating the Kennedy Presidency
Stephen Rabe, whose publications include three monographs on U.S. relations with Latin America, is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Dallas. In this work, he joins with James N. Giglio, a professor of history at Southwest Missouri State University, in examining the foreign policy of John F. Kennedy and its legacy. In their respective essays, to which pertinent documents are appended, they offer challenging interpretations and provocative views. Although they agree on some points, Professor Giglio largely defends the Kennedy record while Professor Rabe is more critical, depicting Kennedy as “a relentless cold warrior who perpetuated the Cold War more than he resolved it.” The book is ideal for stimulating discussion both in and outside of the classroom. More ...
After the Hunt: The Art Collection of William B. Ruger
In After the Hunt, Adrienne Ruger Conzelman catalogs the art collection of her grandfather, arms maker William B. Ruger. The American West and sporting art are most prominent in his collection—Seth Eastman's Winnebago Encampment, Alexander Phimister Proctor's The Indian Warrior, and Frank Tenney Johnson's Cowboy on Horseback are examples.Adrienne Ruger Conzelman has a graduate degree in American art and works in the art field(www.barnesandnoble.com). More ...
Is This Heaven? The Magic of the Field of Dreams
Brett H. Mandel '91 is the author of Is This Heaven? The Magic of the Field of Dreams, about the some 75,000 people a year who make a pilgrimage to the baseball diamond carved out of a northeast Iowa cornfield for the 1989 film Field of Dreams. Why do they do it? Mandel addresses that question by relating the stories, often poignant, of those who seek, and frequently find, comfort, fulfillment and even redemption at that make-believe place, which has somehow taken on mystical reality. More ...
Distant Kinships: Poems
The first published collection of poetry by an attorney in Albany, NY, who has been composing verse since his youth. Originally inspired by the poems of Bob Dylan, he developed over the years his own voice and style. More ...
Negritude Women
Strengthening the voices of writers such as Jane Nardal, Paulette Nardal, and Suzanne Cesaire, -Negritude Women delves beneath the more prominent male figures of the Negritude movement to the female contributions necessary to its development. By exploring these women's writings, they are shown to be essential to the history of the movement and the eventual representation of a new literature and philosophy of black humanism among black Francophone intellectuals. More ...
Utica Boilermaker: America's Premier 15K Road Race
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the initial running of the Utica Boilermaker marathon, which is today internationally known and attracts participants from around the world. More ...
The Lebanese Role in the Historic Struggle Between East and West
The author, who has done considerable research and much writing on Lebanon and the Near East, and especially on the Lebanese and their contributions to this country as well as the world, wrote this work in the aftermath of September 11. In it, he sees contemporary acts of terrorism as the latest outbreaks of an East-West struggle that goes back to the Crusades, with Lebanon uneasily poised in a moderate stance between them. More ...
Cheap Complex Devices
Winners of the inaugural Hofstadter Prize for machine-written narrative, these artificially constructed stories represent the future of post-human fiction. More ...
Whistling in the Dark
Based on some riveting true stories and set in part at Hamilton College, this is the tale of a daredevil pilot and atheist who comes to faith through his research into and encounters with supernatural phenomena and who finds love with his Jamaican-American wife. The hero's story is woven into a larger account of his family, which has been plagued for centuries by a demonic being, from the mountains of Greece to present-day New England. More ...
Stormchasers: The Hurricane Hunters and Their Fateful Flight into Hurricane Janet
Stormchasers by David Toomey '78, focuses on the history of "hurricane hunters" who fly planes into hurricanes and a 1955 disaster that befell one crew. Toomey recreates the hurricane reconnaissance flight into Hurricane Janet in September 1955 that took the lives of nine Navy crewmen and two journalists. More ...
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