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Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1860-1901   Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1860-1901
Operating by Any Means Necessary

Michael E. Lomax
An important and forgotten chapter in sports and African American history.
 
 
Athena's Daughters: Television's New Women Warriors  
Athena's Daughters: Television's New Women Warriors

Edited by Frances Early and Kathleen Kennedy
Examines the complex and controversial relationships between feminism and violence as revealed in popular TV shows featuring women warriors.
 
 
The West Wing   The West Wing
The American Presidency as Television Drama

Edited by Peter C. Rollins and John E. O'Connor
Informed by historical scholarship and media analysis, this book takes a critical look at this award-winning show from a wide range of perspectives.
 
 
What a Life!   What a Life!
The Voice of Pesach'ke Burstein, Yiddish Matinee Idol

Lillian Lux Burstein
A riveting memoir of life in the Yiddish theater, in the words of the star of Der Komediant, winner of the Israeli Oscar for Best Documentary 1999.
 
 
A Due Voci - The Photography of Rita Hammond   A Due Voci
The Photography of Rita Hammond

Edited by Julie Grossman, Ann M. Ryan, and Kim Waale
A famed avant-garde photographer daringly assesses her own place in art and photography.
 
 
The Church Universal and Triumphant - Bradley C. Whitsel   The Church Universal and Triumphant
Elizabeth Clare Prophet's Apocalyptic Movement

Bradley C. Whitsel
A rigorously researched and intimate account of one of the most provocative American new religious movements, and its charismatic leader Elizabeth Clare Prophet.
 
 
Albert Schweitzer-Helene Bresslau   The Albert Schweitzer-Helene Bresslau Letters, 1902-1912
Edited by Rhena Schweitzer Miller and Gustav Woytt
A window into the shared lives of two of the world's best-known humanitarians.
 
 
Verandahs of Power - Colonialism and Space in Urban Africa - Garth Andrew Myers   Verandahs of Power
Colonialism and Space in Urban Africa

Garth Andrew Myers
Focuses on the creation of, and struggle over, urban order in four cities in Eastern and Southern Africa, Nairobi, Lusaka, Zanzibar, and Lilongwe, and the workings of power in the planning process for each city.
 
 
Yeats and the Visual Arts   Yeats and the Visual Arts
Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux
This beautifully illustrated volume traces Yeat's fascination with the visual arts and their influence on his poetry.
 
 
Irish Women Writers - Speak Out Voices from the Field   Irish Women Writers
Speak Out Voices from the Field

Caitriona Moloney and Helen Thompson
Brings together in one volume the diverse and marvelously articulate voices of seventeen Irish women writers from a variety of backgrounds and geographic locations.
 
 
New Plays from the Abbey Theatre - Volume Three, 1999-2001   New Plays from the Abbey Theatre - Volume Three, 1999-2001
Edited by Judy Friel and Sanford Sternlicht
This anthology-a companion to New Plays from the Abbey Theatre, Volume One (1993-1995) and Volume Two (1996-98)-offers the best new plays from Ireland's Abbey Theatre.
 
 
The Madness of Art   The Madness of Art
Interviews with Poets and Writers

Robert Phillips
Insightful interviews with eight masters of contemporary fiction and poetry featuring previously uncollected interviews with William Goyen, Philip Larkin, Joyce Carol Oates, Karl Shapiro, William Jay Smith, Elizabeth Spencer, William Styron, and Marya Zaturenska.
 
 
A Reader's Guide to William Faulkner   A Reader's Guide to William Faulkner
The Novels

Edmond L. Volpe
The most complete guide to the novels of William Faulkner, now back in print.
 
Winslow Homer and the Pictorial Press   Winslow Homer and the Pictorial Press
David Tatham
The only comprehensive volume of Homer's magazine illustrations, with extensive scholarly treatment.
 
 
Adirondack Vernacular   Adirondack Vernacular
The Photography of Henry M. Beach

Robert Bogdan
The first full-length book to explore Henry Beach and his photographic legacy.
 
 
America in the Seventies   America in the Seventies
Stephanie A. Slocum-Schaffer
Explores the cultural and social developments of the United States during the 1970s and offers thorough survey of both 1970s popular culture and political, economic, and military developments.
 
 
Erie Canal Reader   The Erie Canal Reader, 1790-1950
Edited by Roger W. Hecht
A compendium of writings on the Erie Canal by a range of important literary figures.
 
 
A Naturalist's Guide to Seashore Plants   A Naturalist's Guide to Seashore Plants
An Ecology for Eastern North America

Donald D. Cox
This invaluable book provides an illustrated ecology of eastern seashore habitats, including the ocean and continental shelf, the intertidal zone, sand dunes and beaches, and salt marshes.
 
 
The Image of the Jew in American Literature   The Image of the Jew in American Literature
From Early Republic to Mass Immigration

Louis Harap With New Introductory essays by Ellen Schiff and Morris U. Schappes
Praiseworthy and complete scholarship make this the definitive work on the subject.
 
 
Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide   Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide
Berel Lang
A philosophical analysis of the ideology, casual patterns, and means employed in the Nazi genocide against the Jews.
 
Immigrants in Turmoil   Immigrants in Turmoil
Mass Immigration to Israel and Its Repercussions in the 1950s and After

Dvora Hacohen
Analyzes problems of scope and timing incurred by mass immigration during the nation's formative years, and examines the physical, financial, organizational, and economic realities.
 
 
Situation Negative   Situation Negative
Korea 1952

Hasan Basri Danisman
This book offers a lively and fascinating account-from the perspective of a young lieutenant-of the trials and tribulations of a soldier in the Third Turkish Brigade in Korea in 1952-53.
 
 
Insects and Mites Injurious to Crops in Middle Eastern Countries   Insects and Mites Injurious to Crops in Middle Eastern Countries
Abdul Mun'im S. Talhouk
This second edition provides updated information on the comprehensive morphology, distribution, and biology of significant pest species. It is an essential reference and a useful teaching tool, benefiting students of Middle Eastern agriculture and entomology.
 
 
Blight   Blight
D. H. Melhem
A luminous tale of science fiction, moral fable, and bizarre love story.
 
 
Leading to Choices A Leadership Training Handbook for Women   Leading to Choices
A Leadership Training Handbook for Women

Mahnaz Alkhami, Ann Eisenberg, Haleh Vaziri
A seminal work that will greatly impact the field of women's human rights and empowerment. It will help more than one generation of women to think of themselves as leaders within their own societies and cultures.
 
 
Middle East Contemporary Survey   Middle East Contemporary Survey
Volume XXIII: 1999

Edited by Bruce Maddy-Weitzman
One of the best regular guides to the politics and international relations of the region that money can buy-packed with data, analysis, and insight.
 
 
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