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New Books at the Campus Library
March/April 2016

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Archaeology and Anthropology

Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment, by Han F. Vermeulen.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press, 2015.  GN308.3.G3 V37 2015

Exploring Everyday Life: Strategies for Ethnography and Cultural Analysis, by Billy Ehn, Orvar Lofgren and Richard Wilk.  Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.  GN345.E43 2016

Fossils: The Key to the Past, by Richard Fortey.  Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015.  QE714.3.F67 2015

Education, English and Literature

Charlotte Bronte: A Fiery Heart, by Claire Harman.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.  PR4168.H27 2016

Kaplan GED Test Premier 2016 with 2 Practice Tests, by Caren Van Slyke and Kaplan.  New York: Kaplan Publishing, 2016.  LB3060.33 G45 2016

There is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow, by Jeffrey J. Selingo.  New York:  William Morrow, 2016.  HF5382.5.U5 S436 2016

Wait Till I'm Dead: Uncollected Poems by Allen Ginsberg, edited by Bill Morgan.  New York: Grove Press, 2016.  PS3513.I74 A6 2016

Wilde's Women: How Oscar Wilde Was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons.  New York:  Overlook Duckworth, 2016.  PR5823.F58 2016

History, Political Science and Travel

A Sister's Memories: The Life and Work of Grace Abbott From the Writings of Her Sister, Edith Abbott, edited by John Sorensen.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.  HQ1413.A33 A23 2015

Aleutian Voices: S.S. Northwestern Sailing Sheltered Seas.  United States Department of the Interior, 2014.  VM363.N67 S75 2014

Aleutian Voices: Forced to Leave, the Removal of the Unangax of Unalaska 22 July 1942.  United States Department of the Interior, 2015.  D810.A53 F46 2015

Battleground Alaska: Fighting Federal Power in America's Last Wilderness, by Stephen Haycox.  Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016.  JK311.H39 2016

Corruption: A Very Short Introduction, by Leslie Holmes.  Oxford, U.K.:  Oxford University Press, 2015.  JF1525.C66 H65 2015

Covered Bridges and the Birth of American Engineering, Justine Christianson & Christopher H. Marston, Executive editors.  Washington, D.C.:  National Park Service, 2015.  TG23.C683 2015

Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experience, by Edward A. Gutierrez.  Lawrence, KS:  University Press of Kansas, 2014.  D570.2.G88 2014

Empires of Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks and the Columbia-Pacific Region, by Douglas Deur.  Washington, D.C.:  National Park Service, 2016.  F882.L49 D48 2016

Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America, by Ioan Grillo.  New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2016.  HV6491.L38 G75 2016

Gold, Steel & Ice: A History of Mining Machines in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, by Chris Allan.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 2015.  TN345.A45 2015

Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics & American Economics in the Progressive Era, by Thomas C. Leonard.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2016.  HC105.L46 2016

Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy, by Danielle Fosler-Lussier.  Oakland, CA:  University of California Press, 2015.  ML3917.U6 F67 2015

Nixon's First Cover-up:  The Religious Life of a Quaker President, by H. Larry Ingle.  Columbia:  University of Missouri Press, 2015.  E856.I54 2015

Scarlet Women: The scandalous lives of courtesans, concubines, and royal mistresses, by Ian Graham.  London, U.K.: Thistle Publishing, 2016.  HQ111.G73 2016

Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler, by Philip Ball.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014.  QC773.3 G3 B35 2014

So, How Long Have You Been Native? Life as an Alaska Native Tour Guide, by Alexis C. Bunten.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015.  G155.U6 B66 2015

Spain:  The Centre of the World 1519-1682, by Robert Goodwin.  New York:  Bloomsbury Press, 2015.  DP171.G67 2015

The Mafia: A Cultural History, by Roberto M. Dainotto.  London, U.K.:  Reaktion Books, 2015.  HK6441.D345 2015

The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany, by James Bentley.  London, U.K.: Thames & Hudson, 2012.  DG734.4.B46 2012

The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece, by Josiah Ober.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015.  DF77.O24 2015

Traditional Weavers of Guatemala: Their Stories, Their Lives, by Deborah Chandler and Teresa Cordon.  Loveland, CO:  Thrums, 2015.  F1435.3.C43 2015

Wealth Woman: Kate Carmack and the Klondike Race for Gold, by Deb Vanasse.  Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2016.  F1095.K5 V365 2016

West with the Night, by Beryl Markham.  New York: North Point Press, 2013.  TL540.M345 A3 2013

Science and Technology

A Handy Field Guide to the Nearshore Marine Fishes of Alaska, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-AFSC-293, by S.W. Johnson, A.D. Neff, and M.R. Lindeberg.  U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, March 2015.  SH11.A2 N62 no. 293

Failure: Why Science is So Successful, by Stuart Firestein.  Oxford, U.K.:  Oxford University Press, 2016.  BF575.F14 F567 2016

Life on the Edge: a guide to Pacific Coastal Habitats, DVD 278.  Produced by the Seattle Aquarium.

Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching, by Jo Boaler.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints, 2016.  QA135.6.B68 2016

The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys' Club, by Eileen Pollack.  Boston: Beacon Press, 2015.  HQ1397.P65 2015

The Salmon and Salmon Fisheries of Alaska: Report of the Operations of the United States Fish Commission Steamer Albatross for the Year Ending June 30, 1898, by Jefferson F. Moser.  Washington, D.C.:  United States Fish Commission, 1899.  SH348.M66 2012

When Life Nearly Died: The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time, by Michael J. Benton.  London, U.K.:  Thames & Hudson, 2015.  QE721.2.E97 B46 2015

Sociology and Psychology

In a Different Key: The Story of Autism, by John Donvan and Caren Zucker.  New York: Crown Publishers, 2016.  RC553.A88 D67 2016

The Psychological Construction of Emotion, edited by Lisa Feldman Barrett and James A. Russell.  New York:  Guilford Press, 2015.  BF531.P776 2015

The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch on and Others Don't, by Carmine Gallo.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 2016.  HF5718.G3533 2016

We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota, by Sabine N. Meyer.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.  HV5235.M6 M49 2015

Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison, by Shaka Senghor.  New York: Convergent Books, 2016.  HV9468.S46 S46 2016


Bioethics and the Human Goods: An Introduction to Natural Law Bioethics, by Alfonso Gomez-Lobo with John Keown.  Washington, D.C.:  Georgetown University Press, 2015.  QH332.G65 2015

The Field Guide to Peppers, by Dave DeWitt & Janie Lamson.  Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2016.  QK495.S7 D478 2016

The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them, by Joseph E. Stiglitz.  New York:  Norton & Company, 2015.  HC110.I5 S8667 2015


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