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Ezra Pound: A Selected Catalog of the Ezra Pound Collection at Hamilton College
Ericson gives an “extensively annotated catalog” of works both by Pound and about him; McWhirter prefaces the work with an illustration and highly informative sketch of the poet. More ...
Henry Adams & the Need to Know
This collection of essays expresses Henry Adams’s interest in knowledge and his need to clarify the role of critical intelligence in public life. At the turn of the century, Adams saw a new world, where the place of the mind was redefined by technology and geopolitical conflict. Each essay affirms, in one way or another, that to study Adams is to discover his continuing and astonishing relevance. More ...
Leading Leaders: How to Manage Smart, Talented, Rich and Powerful People
Leading Leaders will tell you, as the title suggests, how to deal with influential, talented, and valuable people. The problem is that, being all of the above, they are not extremely tractable, nor extremely cooperative. Salacuse shows the reader how to “leverage the expertise of the elites that work in and around any organization, and how to bring strong personalities and opinions together while leaving the common power struggles and politics behind.” Salacuse is the Henry J. Baker Professor of Law and former dean of the Fletcher School of Law at Tufts University. He has served as executive, consultant, Wall Street lawyer, and director of several mutual funds listed on the New York Stock Exchange. More ...
Lost Generations: A Boy, A School, A Princess
Rath’s “talk-story” is a memoir; a story for himself and other alumni of the Hawaiian institute the Kamehameha School for Boys. It is also, says the University of Hawaii Press, a “love affair” between the author and his school. More ...
Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Civil War to World War I
Launching the new series of Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Diplomacy, this volume provides a convenient introduction to a critical period of American diplomacy. The half-century from 1861 to 1914 formed a crucial time in the development of the American approach to the world, for the United States laid the foundations for its 20th century foreign policy. While the famed Monroe Doctrine insisted that no foreign power meddle in the American continent, it did not stop the U.S. from waging war against Spain, mixing in conflicts in Cuba, Chile, and Mexico, nor in backing independence for Panama, all the while acquiring smaller Pacific islands. More ...
Bosnian Refugees in America: New Communities, New Cultures
Judith Owens-Manley, PhD., Hamilton College Associate Director for Community Research for the Levitt Public Affairs Center, has co-authored a book with Reed Coughlan, PhD., titled "Bosnian Refugees in America: New Communities, New Cultures" published by Springer Verlag in October. This book is based on the results of a research project that focused on the lives and experiences of a sample of 100 Bosnian families in an upstate New York community. More ...
Mushroom Cookbook: Recipes for White & Exotic Varieties
Brodeur, a graduate of the prestigious Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in France, offers a cookbook which is, as her first chapter promises, “all about mushrooms.” It includes more than 60 great recipes with mushrooms as the main ingredient, as well as accompanying information on history, varieties, and nutritional value. More ...
Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul
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 ...
A Companion to Narrative Theory
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 ...
Kingston: City on the Hudson
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 ...
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