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SUMMER 2014

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open-access publishing collective of books and journals “devoted to critical thought.”

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Pretend the World: Poems, by Kathryn Kysar (ARCC English Faculty)

DVD
Notation of Pitch
Warren MacKenzie: a Potter’s Hands
Yoga for Beginners
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AFRICA
Africa in the World: Capitalism, Empire, Nation-State
Developing the Rivers of East and West Africa: an Environmental History
Reflections: an Anthology of New Work by African Women Poets
Witchcraft, Intimacy and Trust: Africa in Comparison
Women, Gender, and Sexualities in Africa

ANTHROPOLOGY
Introduction to Cultural Ecology

ART
Art and Architecture in Mexico
Becoming a Successful Illustrator
Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman
David Hockney: a Drawing Retrospective
Edward Hopper in Vermont
Fireflies in the Dark: the Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin
A Guide to Pueblo Pottery
Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North
Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation
Photography and Exploration
Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George
Nancy Graves: Excavations in Print, a Catalogue Raisonne
Oral History in the Visual Arts
Our America: the Latino Presence in American Art
Painting Vibrant Flowers in Watercolor
Turning the Feather Around: My Life in Art, by George Morrison
We Are Still Here:  Photographic History of the American Indian Movement
Why Photography Matters

BEST SELLERS
The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd
My Sister’s Keeper: a Novel, by Jodi Picoult

BUSINESS
Culture, Social Class, and Race in Public Relations: Perspectives and Applications
A Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota
Market Research in Practice
The Next Gen Leader: Cutting Edge Strategies to Make You the Leader You Were Born to Be
Public Relations: the Basics
The Veteran’s Money Book

CAREERS
Architect?: a Candid Guide to the Profession
Beyond Sound: the College and Career Guide in Music Technology
Funding your Career in Science
Reset: How to Beat the Job-Loss Blues and Get Ready for Your Next Act

CHILDREN’S/YOUNG ADULT’S LITERATURE
An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green
Bink & Gollie: Best Friends Forever, by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne
Branded by the Pink Triangle, by Ken Setterington (Stonewall Award Honor Book)
Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein
Courage Has No Color: the True Story of the Triple Nickles, America’s First Black Paratroopers (Finalist for YALSA Nonfiction Award)
Darius & Twig, by Walter Dean Myers (Coretta Scott King Honor Book for Author)
Freak the Mighty, by W.R. Philbrick
Imprisoned: the Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II, by Martin W. Sandler (Finalist for YALSA Nonfiction Award)
Knock Knock, by Daniel Beaty (Coretta Scott King Award for Illustrator)
Locomotive, by Brian Floca (Caldecott winner)
Looking for Alaska: a Novel, by John Green
Midwinterblood, by Marcus Sedgwick (Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature)
Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto
Rose under Fire, by Elizabeth Wein (Schneider Family Book Award)
P.S. Be Eleven, by Rita Williams-Garcia (Coretta Scott King Award for Author)
Sex & Violence: a Novel, by Carrie Mesrobian (Finalist for William C. Morris Award)
Thirteen Reasons Why: a Novel, by Jay Ascher
Two Boys Kissing, by David Levithan (Stonewall Award Honor Book)
Wonder, by R.J. Palacio

CHINA
China’s Foreign Policy
The Fall and Rise of China: Healing the Trauma of History

COMMUNICATION STUDIES
Creating Effective Groups: the Art of Small Group Communication
Talking is Hard for Me!: Encouraging Communication in Children with Speech-Language Difficulties
Voice: a Stutterer’s Odyssey

ECONOMICS
Does Regulation Kill Jobs?
No Way Out: Persistent Government Interventions in the Great Contraction

EDUCATION
5 TEAS Practice Tests
Anytime, Anywhere: Student-Centered Learning for Schools and Teachers
At-Risk Students: Transforming Student Behavior
Charter School Leadership: Elements for School Success
Our School: Searching for Community in the Era of Choice

FILM/THEATER
Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy: the Last Masterpiece
American Film Satire in the 1990s: Hollywood Subversion
The Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Directing
Checking Out Chekhov: a Guide to the Plays for Actors, Directors, and Readers
Directors Close Up 2: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America, 2006-2012
The Elvis Movies
Film Dialogue
Heroines of Film and Television: Portrayals in Popular Culture
The Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz: from Godspell to Wicked and Beyond
So You Want to Sing Music Theater: a Guide for Professionals

FRANCE
The Economy of Glory: from Ancien Regime France to the Fall of Napoleon
Everything Essential French Book

GEOGRAPHY
The European Culture Area: a Systematic Geography
North American Odyssey: Historical Geographies for the Twenty-first Century
Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Civic Life in Modern America

GERMANY
Angela Merkel: the Chancellor and Her World
Crime & Culture in Early Modern Germany
Genius, Power and Magic: a Cultural History of Germany from Goethe to Wagner

HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION
Athletic Taping and Bracing
Baseball Beyond Borders: from Distant Lands to the Major Leagues
Brain-Robbers: How Alcohol, Cocaine, Nicotine, and Opiates Have Changed Human History
Buzzed: the Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy
Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology
Come Out Swinging: the Changing World of Boxing in Gleason’s Gym
Developing the Core
Implementing Physical Activity Strategies
Inclusive Physical Activity: Promoting Health for a Lifetime
Learning to Breathe Fire: the Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness
A New Leaf: the End of Cannabis Prohibition
Physical Activity and Mental Health
Painkillers, Heroin, and the Road to Sanity: Real Solutions for Long-Term Recovery from Opiate Addiction
Shards: a Young Vice Cop Investigates Her Darkest Case of Meth Addiction-Her Own
Sport First Aid: a Coach’s Guide to the Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Sports Fans, Identity, and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium
Sports Nutrition: Enhancing Athletic Performance
Stress Relief for Men: How to Use the Revolutionary Tools of Energy Healing to Live Well
Your Body is Your Barbell

HISTORY
The American State from the Civil War to the New Deal: the Twilight of Constitutionalism and the Triumph of Progressivism
A Boy in Terezin: the Private Diary of Pavel Weiner, April 1944-April 1945
The Concise History of the Crusades
“Dear Unforgettable Brother:” the Stavig Letters from Norway & America, 1881-1937
Enlightenment and Revolution: the Making of Modern Greece
The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great
From Selma to Montgomery: the Long March to Freedom
The Good Fight: a Life in Liberal Politics, by Walter F. Mondale
Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women’s Movement
Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North
Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940
Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered New Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers
Minnesota in the 70s
Minnesota’s Notorious Nellie King: Wild Woman of the Closed Frontier
Queenship in Medieval Europe
The Real Custer: from Boy General to Tragic Hero
The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection
Sterilized by the State: Eugenics, Race, and the Population Scare in Twentieth-Century North America
Vikings Across the Atlantic: Emigration and the Building of a Greater Norway, 1860-1945

JOURNALISM
The Elements of Journalism: what Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect

LATIN AMERICA
Art and Architecture in Mexico
The Contemporary Spanish-American Novel: Bolano and After
The Everything Essential Spanish Book
The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development
In the Spirit of a New People: the Cultural Politics of the Chicano Movement
Our America: the Latino Presence in American Art

LAW
Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism
An Introduction to Labor Law
Self-Defense Laws (At Issue series)

LITERATURE
American Gothic: from Salem Witchcraft to H.P. Lovecraft: an Anthology
The Author Training Manual: Develop Marketable Ideas, Craft Books that Sell, Become the Author Publishers Want, Self-Publish Effectively
Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories
Checking Out Chekhov: a Guide to the Plays for Actors, Directors, and Readers
The Complete Novels of Jane Austen
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
Fireflies in the Dark: the Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin, by Susan Goldman Rubin
Listen to Their Voices: Twenty Interviews with Women Who Write
Reflections: an Anthology of New Work by African Women Poets
Stillwater, by Nicole Helget
Troubling Nationhood in U.S. Latina Literature: Explorations of Place and Belonging
Wilfred Owen: Selected Poems and Letters
X-Men and the Mutant Metaphor: Race and Gender in the Comic Books

MATHEMATICS
Do the Math Workbook: Intermediate Algebra
Elementary & Intermediate Algebra

MUSIC
Beyond Sound: the College and Career Guide in Music Technology
The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtag
Dylan: the Biography
The Emergence of Rock and Roll: Music and the Rise of American Youth Culture
The Essentials of Beautiful Singing: a Three-Step Kinesthetic Approach
Georges Bizet: a Biography
MacDowell
Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World
Music and Narrative Since 1900
Music Industry Forms: the 75 Most Important Documents for the Modern Musician
The Rock Cover Song: Culture History Politics
Saxophone Secrets: 60 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Saxophonist
Sinners Creed: a Memoir, by Scott Stapp (donation)
So You Want to Sing Music Theater: a Guide for Professionals
Strange Beautiful Music: a Musical Memoir, by Joe Satriani and JakeBrown
Teaching Music to Students with Autism
What’s That Sound: An Introduction to Rock and its History
Women Drummers: A History from Rock and Jazz to Blues and Country

NURSING
Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: an Interdisciplinary Reader
Breast or Bottle?: Contemporary Controversies in Infant Feeding Policy and Practice
Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook
Challenging the Myths of Autism
The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body
Extraordinary Hearts: a Journey of Cardiac Medicine and the Human Spirit
Facilitating Aging in Place: Safe, Sound, and Secure
Handbook of Minority Aging
The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life
Lippincott Review for NCLEX-PN
Medical Language: Immerse Yourself
Medical Terminology: a Word-Building Approach
Painkillers, Heroin, and the Road to Sanity: Real Solutions for Long-Term Recovery from Opiate Addiction
A Straight Talking Introduction to Children’s Mental Health Problems
Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

PHILOSOPHY
Adorno’s Practical Philosophy
Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: an Interdisciplinary Reader
Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT
Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology
The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body
Run, Don’t Walk: the Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Agenda Setting, Policies, and Political Systems: a Comparative Approach
The American Political Landscape
America’s Failing Experiment: How We the People Have Become the Problem
Change They Can’t Believe In: the Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America
Changing Minds or Changing Channels?: Partisan News in an Age of Choice
The Color of Politics: Racism in the American Political Arena Today
A Concise History of U.S. Foreign Policy
Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government Under Capitalism
Foreign Policy Analysis: Classic and Contemporary Theory
Globalization and Money: a Global South Perspective
Government and Politics in South Asia
Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
Harry Potter and the Millenials:  Research Methods and the Politics of the Muggle Generation
The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development
My Country ‘Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future, by Keith Ellison
The Navajo Political Experience
Politics & Society in the Contemporary Middle East
The Presidential Leadership Dilemma: Between the Constitution and a Political Party
Responding to Genocide: The Politics of International Action
The Tragedy of Great Power Politics
The Tribal Moment in American Politics: the Struggle for Native American Sovereignty
Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana: Race and Politics in Two Plural Societies
Understanding Third World Politics
U.S. National Security: Policymakers, Processes & Politics
We the People: an Introduction to American Politics

PSYCHOLOGY
After Mindfulness: New Perspectives on Psychology and Meditation
Annual Review of Psychology 2014
Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: an Interdisciplinary Reader
A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation: Practical Advice and Inspiration from Contemporary Buddhist Teachers
Conduct Disorder
Criminal Psychology
Cyberpsychology and New Media: a Thematic Reader
Hard to Love: Understanding and Overcoming Male Borderline Personality Disorder
The Healing Power of Meditation: Leading Experts on Buddhism, Psychology, and Medicine Explore the Health Benefits of Contemplative Practice
The Measurement of Affect, Mood, and Emotion
Mind, Brain and the Path to Happiness: a Guide to Buddhist Mind Training and the
Mindfulness and Psychotherapy
Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us
Neuroscience of Meditation
Parenting the Whole Child
Physical Activity and Mental Health
Positive Psychology
Positive Psychology in a Nutshell
Psychology in Social Context: Issues and Debates
Shards: a Young Vice Cop Investigates Her Darkest Case of Meth Addiction-Her Own
Sports Fans, Identity, and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium
A Straight Talking Introduction to Children’s Mental Health Problems
Success through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple
Suicide by Security Blanket, and Other Stories from the Child Psychiatry Emergency Service: Understanding and Addressing Girls’ Aggressive Behaviour Problems: a Focus on Relationships
The Uses of Psychoanalysis in Working with Children’s Emotional Lives
What Happens to Children with Acute Mental Illness
Your Mind is Your Teacher: Self-Awakening Through Contemplative Meditation

READING
The Burn Journals, by Brent Runyon
Eagle Blue: a Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska, by Michael D’Orso
Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants, by Robert Sullivan
Winterdance: the Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod, by Gary Paulsen

RELIGION
Contemporary Hinduism
The Creationist Debate: the Encounter between the Bible and the Historical Mind
Histories of American Christianity: an Introduction
Pagan Family Values: Childhood and the Religious Imagination in Contemporary American Paganism

SCIENCE
America’s Public Lands: from Yellowstone to Smokey Bear and Beyond
Banning DDT: How Citizen Activists in Wisconsin Led the Way
The Biology of Sharks and Rays
The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World
Chasing Water: a Guide for Moving from Scarcity to Sustainability
Chemistry: a Molecular Approach
Chemistry: Atoms First
Citizen Farmers: the Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities, and Give Back to the Earth
Climate Change and Water: International Perspectives on Mitigation and Adaptation
Climate Change and Water Resources
Developing the Rivers of East and West Africa: an Environmental History
The Embattled Wilderness: the Natural and Human History of Robinson Forest and the Fight for its Future
Fracking (At Issue Environment series)
The Future of Water: a Startling Look Ahead
Funding your Career in Science
Genetics and Philosophy: an Introduction
Governing for Sustainability (State of the World 2014)
Groundswell: the Case for Fracking
Groundwater around the World: a Geographic Synopsis
The Handy Chemistry Answer Book
The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods: Lessons from Low-Carbon Communities
Medical Language: Immerse Yourself
Medical Terminology: a Word-Building Approach
Microbiology: With Diseases by Taxonomy
Nuclear Power: a Reference Handbook
The Organic Book of Compost
Plain Talk about Drinking Water: Answers to your Questions about the Water you Drink
Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants
Salmon, People and Place: A Biologist’s Search for Salmon Recovery
The Secret Language of Animals
Severe Convective Storms and Tornadoes: Observations and Dynamics
Sustainable Market Farming
Water and Wastewater Treatment: a Guide for the Non-engineering Professional
The Welfare of Animals Used in Research: Practice and Ethics
When Elephants Weep: the Emotional Lives of Animals

SOCIOLOGY
African American Felon Disenfranchisement: Case Studies in Modern Racism and Political Exclusion
American Indians at Risk
Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America
Civilizing the Child: Discourses of Race, Nation, and Child Welfare in America
Crime and the Media
The Criminalization of Immigration: the Post 9/11 Moral Panic
Criminology: a Sociological Introduction
The Delinquent Girl
Everyday Surveillance: Vigilance and Visibility in Postmodern Life
Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies
In the Spirit of a New People: the Cultural Politics of the Chicano Movement
Native Americans on Network TV: Stereotypes, Myths, and the “Good Indian”
A New Leaf: the End of Cannabis Prohibition
Online Child Sexual Abuse: Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World
Should the Government Regulate What People Eat?
Sociopathic Society: a People’s Sociology of the United States
Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: a Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence
Tough on Hate?: the Cultural Politics of Hate Crimes
The Welfare of Animals Used in Research: Practice and Ethics

WOMEN’S STUDIES
The Aftermath of Suffrage: Women, Gender, and Politics in Britain, 1918-1945
Along a River: the First French-Canadian Women
From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: the Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Health and Girlhood in Britain, 1874-1920|
Home Front
Girl Trouble: Panic and Progress in the History of Young Women
Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women’s Movement
Minnesota’s Notorious Nellie King: Wild Woman of the Closed Frontier
Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making
Women at War: Women Building Peace: Challenging Gender Norms
Women, Gender, and Sexualities in Africa
Women, Islam, and Resistance in the Arab World

 

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