New Library Resources – April 2012

(Warning: this list is longer than usual as a result of purchases made specifically for the 9th Grade research assignment. The April 2012 Kindle booklist will follow.)

DVDs
Iron Lady
Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Series
Modern Marvels: Acid
Miss Representation
The Breakfast Club
An Ecology of Mind: A Daughter’s Portrait of Gregory Bateson
The First Measured Century

Reference
Shakespeare’s Characters for Students
World Literature: An Anthology of Great Short Stories, Drama, and Poetry
Writing Systems of the World: Alphabets, Syllabaries, Pictograms

Kindle Archives (To follow in a separate list)

Online Resources
Directory of Open Access Resources
Biodiversity Heritage Library

History
The New Arab Revolt
Bust : Greece, the Euro, and the Sovereign Debt Crisis
American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA: When FDR Put the Nation to Work
The Roman Games: a Sourcebook
Look What Came from Africa
The World of the Troubadours: Medieval Occitan society, c. 1100-c. 1300
The Slave Trade: the Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1440-1870
The Cold War: a New History
Chinese Exclusion Versus the Open Door Policy, 1900-1906: Clashes Over China Policy in the Roosevelt Era
Holocaust Denial
The Silk Road in World History
Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World
The Roman Forum
Chariot Racing in the Roman Empire
The African Slave Trade
The Dead Hand: the Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
How the End Begins: the Road to a Nuclear World War III
Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It?
Look What Came From China
Ermangard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours
The Home Life of the Ancient Greeks
The Crisis of the Twelfth Century: Power, Lordship, and the Origins of European Government
The Silk Road: Two Thousand Years in the Heart of Asia

Social Issues
The Machine in America: a Social History of Technology
Greece’s ‘Odious’ Debt: the Looting of the Hellenic Republic by the Euro, the Political Elite and the Investment Community
First Democracy: The Challenge of an Ancient Idea
Industrialization and Development in the Third World
The Industrial Revolution: Opposing Viewpoints
Ancient Warfare
From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932
The Genesis of Industrial America, 1870-1920
Slavery in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia
A Social History of American Technology
The Industrial Revolution in World History
Women and Development in the Third World
The American New Woman Revisited: A Reader, 1894-1930
Stockpile: The Story Behind 10,000 Strategic Nuclear Weapons
Beyond the Gibson Girl: Reimagining the American New Woman, 1895-1915
Gangs: Opposing Viewpoints
Gangland International: The Mafia and Other Mobs
Piercing the Fog of War: Recognizing Change on the Battlefield: Lessons from Military History, 216 BC Through Today
World War I Gas Warfare Tactics and Equipment
US Doughboy 1916-19
German Stormtrooper, 1914-18
World War I Trench Warfare (Pt 2) 1916-1918
The Making of the Bodern Body: Sexuality and Society in the Nineteenth Century
A New Woman Reader: Fiction, Articles, and Drama of the 1890s
Brassey’s Book of Body Armor
Democracy (Schultz)

Literature
The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic
Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human
Sappho is Burning
A Tolkien Compass
The Italian Comedy: The Improvisation, Scenarios, Lives, Attributes, Portraits and Masks of the Illustrious Characters of the Commedia Dell’arte
Will in the world: How Shakespeare became Shakespeare
Reading Sappho: Contemporary Approaches
Sappho’s Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece
Readings on Medea
The Sappho Companion
J.K. Rowling: the Wizard Behind Harry Potter
Commedia dell’arte: An Actor’s Handbook
Shakespeare After All
The Nature of Roman Comedy, A Study in Popular Entertainment
Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus
The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels
Gilgamesh Among Us: Modern Encounters with the Ancient Epic
Shakespeare and Literary Theory
The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film
Medea: Essays on Medea in Myth, Literature, Philosophy, and Art
Euripides: Medea

Art / Music / Sports
Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine
Graff: the Art & Technique of Graffiti
Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels: a History of Comic Art
Steppin’ on the Blues: the Visible Rhythms of African American Dance
When Art Worked: WPA
NASCAR Then and Now
Posters for the People: Art of the WPA
Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative: Principles and Practices from the Legendary Cartoonist
The Chitlin’ Circuit and the Road to Rock ‘n’ Roll
The Art of Illumination: Alphabets, Banners, Bookmarks
Illuminated Manuscripts
Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas
Commedia Dell’arte : A Handbook for Troupes
The World of Harlequin: A Critical Study of the Commedia dell’Arte
Studio Practices, Techniques and Tips A Collection of Articles from Ceramics Monthly
Egon Schiele: Art, Sexuality, and Viennese Modernism
Franðcois Truffaut and Friends: Modernism, Sexuality, and Film Adaptation
Commedia dell’arte: A Scene Study Book
The Comic Mask in the Commedia Dell’art : Actor Training, Improvisation, and the Poetics of Survival
The Olympic Games: the First Thousand Years
Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World
ESPN : the Uncensored History
Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans
Treasury of Chinese Design Motifs

Science / Applied Science
Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration
Oracle Bones, Stars, and Wheelbarrows: Ancient Chinese Science and Technology
The Machine in America : a Social History of Technology
Science in Ancient China
Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003
The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, & Invention
The Ford Century: Ford Motor Company and the Innovations That Shaped the World
The New Ecology of Leadership: Business Mastery in a Chaotic World
In the Light of Evolution: Essays from the Laboratory and Field
Dirt: the Erosion of Civilizations
Look What Came From India

Language and Writing
A History of Illuminated Manuscripts
Hieroglyphs
Hieroglyphics: The Writings of Ancient Egypt
The Story of Writing

Religion
Crusade against the Grail: The Struggle Between the Cathars, the Templars, and the Church of Rome

Education
Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
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