New Library Materials – October 2007

 

Video/DVD

And the Band Played On

A Cry in the Dark

Colditz

The War – A Ken Burns Film, DVD 940.54

Stranger Than Fiction

The Greatest Speeches of All-Time Vol. II

 

SuperVolcano It’s under Yellowstone. And It’s Overdue

Volcano (National Geographic)

No Excuses: Existentialism and the Meaning of Life Series: Great Courses Philosophy and Intellectual History

Heart of the Game

The Supreme Court

Vietnam‘s Unseen War: Pictures from the Other Side

Empires of Industry: Timber!

 

Reference

The Yale Book of Quotations

Geary’s Guide to the World’s Great Aphorists

 

 

Databases

Access Newspaper Archives [Online Database]

 

 

Culture

Culture Smart! France: A Quick Guide to Customs & Etiquette

Culture Smart! China: A Quick Guide to Customs & Etiquette

 

Philosophy / Religion

Existentialism

Religion in American History: A Reader

Freud A Very Short Introduction

Faith & Reason (Oxford Readers)

Islamic Law: The Sharia from Muhammad’s Time to the Present

 

Ethics Oxford Readers

Gone Tomorrow The Hidden Life of Garbage

American Political Ideologies: An Introduction to the Major Systems of Thought in the 21st Century

The Catholic Encyclopedia (website)

The Bible (website)

 

 

Art/Music/Drama

Freeing the Natural Voice

 

 

Learning/Education

What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy

Web 2.0 New Tools, New Schools

No Place to Learn: Why Universities Aren’t Working

Sankofa African Thought and Education

Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher

How People Learn

 

The Art of Changing the Brain

Journal of Research on Technology in Education Special Issue: Papers from the CELDA 06 Conference

Study Skills (website)

 

 

Social Issues / Law / Government

The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom

A Silver Legend: The Story of the Maria Theresa Thaler (coins)

The Nature and Process of Law: An Introduction to Legal Philosophy

Racism (Oxford Readers)

What American Women Did, 1789-1920

Are We Rome? The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America

Frederick the Great on the Art of War

 

American Abolitionists

The Secret History of the American People: Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and the Truth about Global Competition

Scenarios of Power: Myth and Ceremony in Russian Monarchy

Class (Oxford Readers)

Middle Eastern Mythology

Famous Trials (website)

 

 

History

East, Southeast Asia, and the Western Pacific, 2007

Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, 2007

Canada, 2007

Western Europe, 2007

East Asia and the Western Pacific, 2007

The Revolution of Peter the Great

The Habsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918: A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary

A Concise History of Austria

 

Philip of Spain

Empress Maria Theresa: The Earlier Years, 1717-1757.

The Road from Versailles : Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and the Fall of the French Monarchy

The Habsburgs Embodying Empire

The Life and Times of Cleopatra Biography from Ancient Civilizations

The Life and Times of Buddha Biography from Ancient Civilizations

Frederick the Great: A Life in Deed and Letters

A History of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918

 

The Splendid Century: Life in the France of Louis XIV.

The Lost King of France: How DNA Solved the Mystery of the Murdered Son of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette

The Glorious Revolution (Seminar Studies in History)

India 1885-1947 The Unmaking of an Empire (Seminar Studies in History)

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (Seminar Studies in History)

The Holocaust: The Third Reich and the Jews (Seminar Studies in History)

Caste in India

South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid (Seminar Studies in History)

 

The Origins of French Absolutism 1598-1661 (Seminar Studies in History)

Monarchy from the Middle Ages to Modernity

Louis XIV

The Life and Times of King Arthur: The Evolution of a Legend Biography from Ancient Civilizations

Frederick the Great

The Khrushchev Era 1953-1964 (Seminar Studies in History)

Austria, Prussia and Germany 1806-1871 (Seminar Studies in History)

The Origins of The Second World War (Seminar Studies in History)

Napoleon (Seminar Studies in History)

 

The Potsdam Fuhrer Frederick William I, Father of Prussian Militarism

The Vanished Kingdom: Travels through the History of Prussia

Louis XIV and the Greatness of France

Peter the Great and Tsarist Russia Rulers and Their Times

Nicholas and Alexandra

The First World War

 

The United States and the First World War (Seminar Studies in History)

Imperial Spain, 1469-1716.

The Romanovs: Autocrats of All the Russians

Peter the Great Transforms Russia

Japan in Transformation 1952-2000 (Seminar Studies in History)

The Administrative Reforms of Frederick William I of Prussia

The Royal Families of Europe

Frederick the Great

Napoleon and Europe (Seminar Studies in History)

The Life and Times of Genghis Khan (Biography from Ancient Civilizations)

 

The Flight of the Romanovs: A Family Saga

The 1848 Revolutions (Seminar Studies in History)

The Russian Revolution (Seminar Studies in History)

The First World War Peace Settlements 1919-1925 (Seminar Studies in History)

Words to Outlive Us Eyewitness Accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto

The British Empire (Oxford Readers)

Frederick the Great and His Family

Fascism and the Right in Europe (Seminar Studies in History)

Revolution and Terror in France 1789-1795 (Seminar Studies in History)

The Scramble for Africa (Seminar Studies in History)

 

The Renaissance (Seminar Studies in History)

The American Intellectual Tradition Volume II 1865 to Present

The Strategy of Peace

Louis XIV and the Zenith of the French Monarchy

The United States and Europe in the Twentieth Century Seminar Studies in History

International Constitutional Law Key System Index (website)

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (website)

English Bill of Rights – 1689 (website)

Anti-Federalist Papers (website)

Federalist Papers (website)

 

 

Literature/Fiction

Iced

Snow

Dorothy Parker: Stories

Complete Stories (Dorothy Parker)

The Portable Dorothy Parker

 

King Arthur in Popular Culture

The Mammoth Book of King Arthur Reality and Legend, the Beginning and the End

The Romance of Arthur: An Anthology of Medieval Texts in Translation

The Historic King Arthur: Authenticating the Celtic hero of Post-Roman Britain

The Stranger from Paradise: A Biography of William Blake

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