Library New Resources – September 2014

DVDs

  • East to West: The Untold Story of the Modern World
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Handbuilt Forms with Soft Slabs Developing Ideas, Sketches, and Patterns into Functional Pottery
  • History of the Dow Jones [History Channel]
  • Fed Up: It’s Time to Get Real About Food
  • Great Zimbabwe: Mystery City of Black Africa

Kindle Books

  • The Green Book
  • Throne of Glass
  • The Last Unicorn
  • Hex Hall Book One
  • The Julian Chapter: A Wonder
  • The Name of the Wind: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One
  • I Feel Bad About My Neck

Online Resources

  • Internet Archives
  • Medical Heritage Library (Historical Documents)

STEM | Steam | Stream

  • Universal Methods of Design: 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions
  • Harvard Business Review’s 10 Must-Reads on Innovation
  • The Britannica Guide to Inventions That Changed the Modern World

History

  • Rethinking the Mediterranean
  • The Mongols in World History
  • Bartolomeu Dias
  • The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice
  • Recreating Africa: Culture, Kinship, and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770
  • Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600-1900
  • Henry the Navigator
  • Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1600
  • Pepper: A History of the World’s Most Influential Spice
  • Medieval Africa, 1250-1800
  • The World That Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present
  • Ancient Peoples of the American Southwest
  • The Anasazi
  • Rock & Roll Generation: Teen Life in the 50s
  • The Moundbuilders: Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America
  • Vasco da Gama: Discovering the Sea Route to India
  • Ancient Cahokia and the Mississippians
  • When China Ruled the Seas: The Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne, 1405-1433
  • Vasco da Gama and the Portuguese explorers
  • The Fall of the Ancient Maya: Solving the Mystery of the Maya Collapse
  • The Great Voyages of Zheng He
  • New Worlds: The Great Voyages of Discovery, 1400-1600
  • The Khmer Empire: Cities and Sanctuaries, Fifth to the Thirteenth Centuries
  • Great Zimbabwe: Digging for the Past
  • The Great Maya Droughts: Water, Life, and Death
  • Zheng He: China and the Oceans in the Early Ming Dynasty, 1405-1433
  • Salt: A World History
  • Voyages in World History V. 1
  • The Age of Revolution
  • Temples of Cambodia: The Heart of Angkor
  • Life in France under Louis XIV
  • Louis XIV
  • Khmer, Lost Empire of Cambodia
  • An Age of Science and Revolutions, 1600-1800

Social Issues | Economics

  • Public/private Partnerships for Major League Sports Facilities
  • The Corporation That Changed the World: How the East India Company Shaped the Modern Multinational
  • Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain

Literature

  • Jimmy’s Blues and Other Poems
  • Dangerous Goods: Poems
  • At the Drive-in Volcano: Poems
  • Miracle Fruit: Poems
  • Lucky Fish
  • On Boxing
  • Enough is Enough: Weekly Meditations for Living Dysfunctionally
  • Out of Order, Out of Sight
  • The Fran Lebowitz Reader

Art

  • The Great Clay Adventure: Creative Handbuilding for Young Artists
  • Ai Weiwei
  • Sculpting and Handbuilding – The New Ceramics
  • Weiwei: Spatial Matters: Art Architecture and Activism
  • The Great Clay Adventure: Creative Handbuilding for Young Artists
  • Handbuilt Forms with Soft Slabs Developing Ideas, Sketches, and Patterns into Functional Pottery
  • Sculpting and Handbuilding – The New Ceramics
  • Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom
  • Finding Trust – Marie Musselman

Education

  • Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
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