Health Communications, Inc.
August 1, 2005
Associate Professor of Hispanic and Women's Studies Susan Sanchez-Casal is co-author of Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul,
with Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Health Communications, Inc., August, 2005). Sanchez-Casal says, "While respecting the inspirational formula, Latino Soul
tells stories about Latino histories and experiences in the U.S., stories that very much need to be told and listened to. It speaks to the difficult and miraculous experiences of our daily lives, in a way that also brings visibility to and celebrates the diversity of Latino life in the United States today." In addition to editing the volume, Sánchez-Casal wrote two of the stories "Don't Do It Willy!" and "Vengo del mar." More ...
July 29, 2005
Blackwell Publishing has issued the Companion to Narrative Theory, co-edited by James Phelan (Ohio State University) and Hamilton Professor of Comparative Literature Peter J. Rabinowitz. The massive anthology includes 35 original essays by leading narrative theorists from the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and offers a comprehensive and global view of the state of the discipline at the beginning of the 21st century, covering not only literary narrative, but also narrative in other mediums and other fields. More ...
July 1, 2005
Evers, town historian of Woodstock, New York, died in 2004, a few months after finishing this history of Kingston. Inhabited by Indians since pre-history, colonized by Dutch traders in the seventeenth century, oppressed by British Colonial rule, and an important locus of action during the American Revolution, Kingston was also the home of progressive thinkers in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. More ...
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
June 30, 2005
Hamilton College Charter Trustee Barrett Seaman, wrote the recently published book, BINGE: What Your College Student Won't Tell You
, after spending more than two years living in college dorms on 12 campuses across the country. In observing student life at colleges that included Hamilton as well as Harvard, Berkeley, Duke and Stanford, Seaman discovered that much had changed since he graduated from Hamilton in 1967. More ...
Penn State University Press
June 1, 2005
Written by Hamilton College Professor of Government Carol Ann Drogus and Lehigh University Professor of Political Science Hannah W. Stewart-Gambino, the book examines the impact of religiously inspired activism in Latin America, including the fates of the activists and social movements that rose to prominence there during the 1980s. More ...
Oxford University Press
April 1, 2005
Nature is full of fascinating stories, stories that attract our attention at a young age and keep us amazed throughout our entire lives. The need to understand nature draws us back to its simple beauty again and again, yet underneath this simplicity lies a complex web of associations and patterns. The Nature Handbook does what no other field guide does: explores and explains nature through these connecting patterns, revealing them to the many different types of nature lovers. More ...