New Library Materials – September 2009


The Saga of World War II

V for Vendetta [Natalie Portman]

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

Greece & Turkey 2000 – 2009 (Travel Guide)

Wholphin No. 8:  DVD Magazine of Rare and Unseen Short Films

The Dancer Upstairs

A Man for All Seasons

Cry for Help A Critical Look at the Issues Surrounding Teen Depression

Who Gets To Call It Art? New York art scene of the 60’s and the man who made it POP!

The People’s Republic of Capitalism [with Ted Koppel]

The Secret Life of Leonardo Da Vinci


Dictionary of concepts in history


Imagination First: Unlocking the Power of Possibility

Facebook : the Missing Manual

Facebook for Dummies

Social Issues

Amendment XXVI: Lowering the Voting Age

A Tolerable Anarchy: Rebels, Reactionaries, and the Making of American Freedom

The New Division of Labor: How Computers are Creating the Next Job Market

The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty

A History of Fashion and Costume

Amendment XV: Race and the Right to Vote

An Introduction to African Politics

Non-violent Resistance (Satyagraha)

The Way We’ll Be: the Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream

The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization

Waste and Want A Social History of Trash

Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends

Arts / Music / Drama / Sports

The World in Six Songs How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

Rodgers & Hammerstein

The Music Instinct Science & Song

American Musical Theatre: A Chronicle

George Balanchine, Ballet Master : a Biography

Film Adaptation

Museums of Cracow

Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Museum of Art, Säao Paulo

Museums of the Andes

Prado, Madrid.

Louvre, Paris.

Brera Milan.

Vatican Museums: Rome.

Manufactured Landscapes: the Photographs of Edward Burtynsky

Master Posing Guide: for Portrait Photographers

Digital Photography in Available Light

Leonardo Da Vinci

The Sound of the City: the Rise of Rock and Roll

The Complete Paintings of Caravaggio

The Complete Paintings of the Van Eycks;

Michelangelo 1475-1564 Complete Works

The Essential Joseph Cornell

Joseph Cornell: Master of Dreams

The Complete Paintings of Mantegna.

The Complete Paintings of Giorgione;

The Complete Paintings of Piero della Francesca.

L’opera Completa di Giotto (in Italian)

National Gallery, London.

Museums of Yugoslavia

Uffizi, Florence

Pompeii and Its Museums

Leonardo da Vinci The Marvellous Works of Nature and Man

The Complete Book of Martial Arts

In-Line Skating! Get Aggressive

Literature & Language


Desdemona’s Fire: Poems

One Girl Babylon

The Devil’s Garden

When the Moon Knows You’re Wandering

Language Myths

Science / Applied Science / Medicine / Business

Built to Last Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

Leadership and the New Science Discovering Order in a Chaotic World

Thank God for Evolution!: How the Marriage of Science and Religion Will Transform Your Life and Our World

Strange & Unexplained Happenings When Nature Breaks the Rules of Science

Diverse Atoms: Profiles of the Chemical Elements

Salmon of the Pacific

Guilt:   Ideas in Psychoanalysis

Phobia: Ideas in Psychoanalysis

Affect and Emotion:  Ideas in Psychoanalysis

Anxiety: Ideas in Psychoanalysis

Introducing Psychotherapy


Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns

Redefining Literacy 2.0

One-minute Discipline: Classroom Management Strategies That Work

Opening Up Education: the Collective Advancement of Education Through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge

Scenario-Based Learning Using Stories To Engage e-Learners

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything (Sir Ken Robinson)

AV Equipment

Snowball Professional USB Microphone (2)

Monopod (for stabilizing cameras)

Flip Ultra HD video cameras (2)


NOTE: This list is long because many of these titles were transferred from Temple to Vanderbilt Library

Visual Dictionary of Ancient Civilizations

The Ancient South Asian World

The Underground Railroad in American History

Ancient Times A Watts Guide for Children

The Ancient World

World Atlas of the Past

The Earliest Civilizations Explore the history of the world from the first hunter-gatherers to the rise of ancient Greek civilization

Firsthand America

The Gold Rush Daily Life

Many Thousand Gone African Americans from Slavery to Freedom

The African Kings

The Emperors of China Treasures of the World

The Maharajas

The Rulers of Russia

Secrets in Stone All About Maya Hieroglyphs

Marco Polo A Journey Through China

Ancient History: Blackbirch Press Visual Encyclopedia

The Early Human World

Primary Sources and Reference Volume: The World in Ancient Times

America : a narrative history

Her Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut

Isabel, Ferdinand and fifteenth-century Spain

Gold Rush Women

The Character of Meriwether Lewis Completely Metamorphased in the American West

John Brown Militant Abolitionist

Japanese-American Internment in American History

Plains Indian Village Daily Life

Debatable deaths Unsolved History

Perplexing People Unsolved History

Legends or Lies? Unsolved History

Life of a slave on a Southern Plantation

Life Among the Puritans the Way People Live

Peoples of Washington Perspective on Cultural Diversity

Flags of Our Fathers Heroes of Iwo Jima

Voices of the Great Depression The 1930s

The Way We Were Reflections from the 1930s

Jefferson Davis Confederate President

Interstate 5 South Heritage Tour: Seattle to Vancouver, WA

Isadora Duncan

New York Dorling Kindersley Travel Guides

America’s Historic Trails plus Video: Yukon Gold Rush Trail, Seattle

Western Europe


Nordic, Central, and Southeastern Europe


East and Southeast Asia

In Search of York The Slave who went to the Pacific with Lewis and Clark, Revised Edition.

The D-Day Experience: From the Invasion to the Liberation of Paris

Seattle 150 Years of Progress

The New York Times Page One Major Events 1900-1998 as Presented in the New York Times

The Atlas of Ancient Worlds A Pictorial Atlas of Past Civilizations

The Usborne Illustrated Atlas of World History

Remembering Walt Favorite Memories of Walt Disney

Life Our Century in Pictures For Young People

Titanic Ghosts of the Abyss

Roman Army

The Pyramids

You Wouldn’t Want to be a Slave in Ancient Greece!


Causes and Consequences of the Vietnam War

Hatshepsut: The Princess Who Became King

Wonders of the World

The Atlas of Early Man

The Ancient Near East

The Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece

Encyclopedia of World history

The American Frontier Pioneers, Settlers & Cowboys 1800-1899

The Rulers of Britain

The Greek conquerors

The Princes of Germany

The Pharaohs

American Peoples

Washington State

Online Resources

World Digital Library                       Online Resource

Sharia Law in Nigeria                       Online Resource

Global Trends 2025                           Online Resource


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