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Economic Issues Today: Alternative Approaches
Highly accessible and relevant in today's economic environment, Economic Issues Today provides a unique approach to understanding what the practice of economics is all about. Carson covers 14 current economic issues, providing for each an analysis and proposed solution from three different ideological perspectives: Conservative, Liberal, and Radical (www.barnesandnoble.com). More ...
Speaking Volumes: Women, Reading, and Speech in the Age of Austen
First inspired by reading Pride and Prejudice aloud and discovering a totally new novel, Michaelson (literary studies, U. of Texas-Dallas) looks generally at the relationship between reading and speech in the late 18th century. She challenges the tradition that links the rise of the novel firmly to print culture and to silent and solitary reading, and the tendency in both the 18th and 20th centuries to define women's language as a coherent sociolect. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (www.barnesandnoble.com). More ...
Stretching It: The Story of the Limousine
Michael L. Bromley '86 is the author of Stretching It: The Story of the Limousine. The book is an automotive and social history of the limousine from its origins in carriages to the monster-sized, luxurious vehicles of today. Co-written with Tom Mazza, the work is lavishly decorated in both black-and-white and color. More ...
China in the World Market: Chinese Industry and International Sources of Reform in the Post-Mao Era
Thomas G. Moore '85 examines the role of the outside world as a source of change in post-Mao China. Based on extensive documentary and interview material, the book adds the Chinese case to a long tradition of country-based studies by political economists, historians, and area specialists that have chronicled the experiences of developing countries as they enter specific industrial markets in the world economy. This book will be timely and provocative reading for anyone concerned with the nature of China's deepening participation in the world economy and its consequences for the country's development prospects, internal reforms, and foreign policy. More ...
Global Brains: Knowledge and Competencies for the 21st Century
Owing to the recent forces of globalization, the world is a very different place than it was just two decades ago. The world-wide movements toward trade deregulation, privatization, and the lowering of tariff barriers, coupled with the information revolution, has made obsolete many of the more traditional ways of thinking and behaving. If we are to succeed in this new, fast-paced, diverse, and complex global economy, we will need to equip ourselves with new skills and new understandings. We need to be more competent than ever before. But more than that, we need to develop a new mindset for this changing world, which Ferraro calls “global brains.” More ...
Jake & Mimi
Alumnus Frank Baldwin ‘85 recently published Mimi & Jack, his 2001 follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, Balling the Jack (1996). This 310-page novel is a spicy murder mystery thriller. Baldwin is currently working on his third novel. More ...
Madame Melville
Premiered in London’s West End in 2000 and produced off-Broadway in 2001, this play about a 15-year-old American student in Paris, who one evening learns much about life from a seductive literature teacher, earned plaudits from the critics. Finely crafted, as are all of Richard Nelson’s plays, it is also highly engaging in its affecting delicacy. More ...
Bip in a Book
Bruce Goldstone ’84 co-produced with world-renowned mime Marcel Marceau, this is a “silent storybook, a reader without words.” Containing a series of striking and playful photographs of Marceau, it is also a charming tribute to that artist’s remarkable, and remarkably long, career. More ...
Ten Friends
Bruce Goldstone '84, has worked as an educational publisher for over 20 years. His first book, The Beastly Feast (illustrated by Blair Lent), won a Parent's Choice Silver Honor. In Ten Friends rollicking rhymes and cheerful pictures create a delightful introduction to simple addition concepts. More ...
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