May 6, 2009

Books (and CDs) of the Year

Highlights from A&S authors and musicians range from Japanese culture to economics to Charles Ives

The range of scholarship—and interests—among the faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences was on display at the Dean’s Annual Book Party, hosted on April 22 by Arts and Sciences Dean Robert Sternberg.

Topics ranged from the economics of sustainability and approaches to classroom management to campus life in the movies and the mix of reggae and rap.

The book party, held in Alumnae Lounge at the Aidekman Arts Center, honors A&S faculty authors who have published recently. This year’s event also featured newly published musical recordings.

The bibliography from this year follows:

Frank Ackerman. Can We Afford the Future? The Economics of a Warming World. New York: Zed Books, 2009.

Frank Ackerman. Poisoned for Pennies: The Economics of Toxics and Precaution. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2008.

Cristelle Baskins, et al. The Triumph of Marriage: Painted Cassoni of the Renaissance. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2008.

Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan. Astronomy Today, 6th Edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education Inc., 2008.

Claire Conceison and Ying Ruocheng. Voices Carry: Behind Bars and Backstage During China’s Revolution and Reform. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc., 2009.

John E. Conklin. Campus Life in the Movies: A Critical Survey from the Silent Era to the Present. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2008.

John E. Conklin. Criminology, 10th Edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education Inc., 2010.

Peter Der Manuelian and Stephen Thompson, eds. Egypt and Beyond: Essays Presented to Leonard H. Lesko. Providence: Department of Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies, Brown University, 2008.

Kevin P. Gallagher, ed. Handbook on Trade and the Environment. United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2008.

Kevin P. Gallagher and Lyuba Zarsky. The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2007.

Neva Goodwin, Julie Nelson and Jonathan Harris. Macroeconomics in Context. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Inc., 2009.

Neva Goodwin, Julie Nelson, Frank Ackerman and Thomas Weisskopf. Microeconomics in Context, 2nd Edition. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Inc., 2009.

Barbara Wallace Grossman. A Spectacle of Suffering: Clara Morris on the American Stage. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.

Judith Haber. Desire and Dramatic Form in Early Modern England. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Martha Heller-Winokur and Marcia Uretsky. Fourth Grade Readers: Units of Study to Help Students Internalize and Apply Strategies. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heineman, 2008.

Justin B. Hollander. Polluted and Dangerous: America’s Worst Abandoned Properties and What Can be Done About Them. Burlington: University of Vermont Press, 2009.

Charles Shirō Inouye. Evanescence and Form: An Introduction to Japanese Culture. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.

Mark Karlins. Starring Lorenzo, and Einstein, Too. New York, N.Y.: The Penguin Group, 2009.

Kenneth R. Lang. The Sun from Space, 2nd Edition. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2009.

Richard M. Lerner and Laurence Steinberg, eds. Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, 3rd Editon, Volume 1 + 2. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2009.

Richard M. Lerner, et al., eds. Positive Youth Development & Spirituality: From Theory to Research. West Conshohocken, Pa: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008.

Mark H. Maier and Julie A. Nelson. Introducing Economics: A Critical Guide for Teaching. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Inc., 2007.

José Antonio Mazzotti. Incan Insights: El Inca Garcilaso’s Hints to Andean Readers. Frankfurt: Iberoamericana, 2008.

Ina Baghdiantz-McCabe. Orientalism in Early Modern France: Eurasian Trade, Exoticism, and the Ancien Régime. New York: Berg, 2008.

Zbigniew Nitecki. Calculus Deconstructed: A Second Course in First-Year Calculus. Washington, D.C.: The Mathematical Association of America, 2009.

Deborah Pacini Hernandez, et al., eds. Reggaeton. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009.

Jan A. Pechenik. Biology of the Invertebrates, 6th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2010.

Mark Richard. When the Truth Gives Out. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Laura Rogers and Kathleen Cushman. Fires in the Middle School Bathroom: Advice for Teachers from Middle Schoolers. New York: What Kids Can Do Inc. (The New Press), 2008.

W. George Scarlett, et al. Approaches to Behavior and Classroom Management: Integrating Discipline and Care. Los Angeles: Sage Publications Inc., 2008.  

Laurence Senelick, ed. Theatre Arts on Acting. Oxon: Routledge, 2008.

Robert J. Sternberg, et al., eds. Annual Review of Psychology, Volume 60. Palo Alto: Annual Reviews, 2009.

Robert J. Sternberg and Wendy M. Williams. Educational Psychology, 2nd Edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Merrill, 2010.

Robert J. Sternberg and Karin Sternberg. The Nature of Hate. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Robert J. Sternberg, Linda Jarvin and Elena L. Grigorenko. Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press, 2009.

Jonathan Strong. Drawn From Life. Williamsburg, Mass: Quale Press, 2008.

Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, et al., eds. Neoclassical Realism, the State, and Foreign Policy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Cheryl Tano and Cherie Mitschke. Promenades: á travers le monde francophone. Boston: Vista Higher Learning, 2010.

Richard M. Weiss. The Structure of Affine Buildings. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.


Newly Published Musical Recordings

Donald Berman, artistic director. Americans in Rome: Music by Fellows of the American Academy in Rome. New Rochelle: Bridge Records Inc., 2008.

Donald Berman, piano. The Light That Is Felt: Songs of Charles Ives. New York: Anthology of Recorded Music Inc., 2008.

Andrew Clark, conductor. Lukas Foss: The Prairie. Boston: BMOP Sound, 2008.

David Locke. Drumming for Dagomba Chiefs: Tamale, Ghana, 1985. Makanda, Ill.: EarthCDs, 2008.

Gil Rose, conductor. Charles Fussell: Wilde. Boston: BMOP Sound, 2008.

Gil Rose, conductor. John Harbison: Ulysses. Boston: BMOP Sound, 2008.

Gil Rose, conductor. Michael Gandolfi: Y2K Compliant. Boston: BMOP Sound, 2008.

Joel LaRue Smith, piano and executive producer. September’s Child. Pennsauken: Disc Makers, 2008.

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