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APRIL 2015 

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AFRICA
Historical Dictionary of Ghana
Historical Dictionary of Libya
The Idea of the ANC
Sierra Leone: a Political History
Women and Development in Africa: How Gender Works

ANTHROPOLOGY
The Anthropology of Eastern Religions: Ideas, Organizations, and Constituencies
The Anthropology of Western Religions: Ideas, Organizations, and Constituencies
Asian American Identities and Practices: Folkloric Expressions in Everyday Life
Contested Constructed Indian-Ness: the Intersection of the Frontier, Masculinity, and Whiteness in Native American Mascot Representations
Skin for Skin: Death and Life for Inuit and Innu

BUSINESS
Ads, Fads, & Consumer Culture: Advertising’s Impact on American Character & Society
Understanding Digital Marketing: Marketing Strategies for Engaging the Digital Generation
Women, Work, and Family: How Companies Thrive with a 21st-Century Multicultural Workforce

CAREERS
Guide to Joining the Military 

COMMUNICATION
Ads, Fads, & Consumer Culture: Advertising’s Impact on American Character & Society
Aging, Media and Culture

COMPUTER SCIENCE
iPAD: the Missing Manual
Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript 

EDUCATION
Acing the ACT: an Elite Tutor’s Guide to Tricky Questions and Secret Strategies that Make a Big Difference
Confronting School Bullying: Kids, Culture, and the Making of a Social Problem
The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education

FILM/THEATER
The Best Men’s State Monologues 2014
The Comic Offense from Vaudeville to Contemporary Comedy: Larry David, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, and Dave Chappelle
A Field Guide to Actor Training: Navigating Acting Methods, Studio Classes, Private Training, and Graduate and Undergraduate Programs
A History of the American Musical Theatre: No Business like It
Indie 2.0: Change and Continuity in Contemporary American Indie Film
Refocusing Chaplin: a Screen Icon through Critical Lenses

HEALTH & WELLNESS
The Bicycling Big Book of Training
The Big Book of Cycling for Beginners
Community Health and Wellness: Primary Health Care in Practice
The Gluten-Free Revolution
Gurus of Modern Yoga
The Sacred Tradition of Yoga: Philosophy, Ethics, and Practices for a Modern Spiritual Life
Stress in the Spotlight: Managing and Coping with Stress in the Workplace
The Truth about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Finding Answers, Getting Well
The Women’s Health Little Book of Exercises

HISTORY
The Diary of Nannie Baskins Williams: a Southern Women’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890
A Nation Rising: Hawaiian Movements for Life, Land, and Sovereignty
Sri Lanka (Genocide & Persecution series)
Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire

LAW
The Marriage Buyout: the Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

LITERATURE
Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections
Elie Wiesel’s Night (Bloom’s Guides)
Shipwrecked: Disaster and Transformation in Homer, Shakespeare, Defoe, and the Modern World
Susan Sontag

MATHEMATICS
Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

MUSIC
The Concise Guide to Hip-Hop Music: a Fresh Look at the Art of Hip-Hop, from Old-School Beats to Freestyle Rap
The Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music: the Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights
Paul Simon: an American Tune

NURSING
Labors of Love: Nursing Homes and the Structures of Care Work
Osteoporosis
Transplantation Ethics 

POLITICAL SCIENCE
American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security
The Foreign Policies of Middle East States
Global Politics
The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication
International Relations of Asia
The Path of American Public Policy: Comparative Perspectives
Politics & Culture in Contemporary Iran: Challenging the Status Quo
The Politics of Belonging: Race, Public Opinion, and Immigration

PSYCHOLOGY
Aging, Media and Culture
Buddha’s Book of Meditation: Mindfulness Practices for a Quieter Mind, Self-Awareness, and Healthy Living
Daily Wisdom for Why Does He Do That?: Encouragement for Women Involved with Angry and Controlling Men
Family Values: the Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships
Stress in the Spotlight: Managing and Coping with Stress in the Workplace
Understanding Loss and Grief: a Guide through Life Changing Events
You Can Heal Your Life

RELIGION
The Anthropology of Eastern Religions: Ideas, Organizations, and Constituencies
The Anthropology of Western Religions: Ideas, Organizations, and Constituencies
Controversial New Religions
Philosophy of Religion: Towards a More Humane Approach
Women and Islam: Myths, Apologies, and the Limits of Feminist Critique

SCIENCE
America’s Founding Fruit: the Cranberry in a New Environment
Cable Networks, Services, and Management
Case Files: Biochemistry
Climate Change in North America
The Domestic Cat: the Biology of its Behaviour
Environment and Society: a Critical Introduction
Forests in Our Changing World: New Principles for Conservation and Management
Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry
The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution
Introducing Mineralogy
Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis
Mom the Chemistry Professor: Personal Accounts and Advice from Chemistry Professors who are Mothers
Schaum’s Outlines of College Physics
Solid State Electronic Devices
Understanding Climate Change: Science, Policy, and Practice
Urban Farming

SOCIOLOGY
The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization
Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System
Killer Weed: Marijuana Grow Ops, Media, and Justice
Surviving Katrina: the Experiences of Low-Income Africa American Women

WOMEN’S STUDIES
The Diary of Nannie Baskins Williams: a Southern Women’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890
Josephine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe
The Moroccan Women’s Rights Movement
Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire
Underserved Women of Color, Voice, and Resistance: Claiming a Seat at the Table
Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from South Asia
Women and Development in Africa: How Gender Works
Women and Islam: Myths, Apologies, and the Limits of Feminist Critique
Women, Work, and Family: How Companies Thrive with a 21st-Century Multicultural Workforce

 

 




 



 

 


 





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