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Generation X rocks; contemporary peninsular fiction, film, and rock culture

Generation X rocks; contemporary peninsular fiction, film, and rock culture Generation X rocks; contemporary peninsular fiction, film, and rock culture. Ed. by Christine Henseler and Randolph D. Pope. Vanderbilt University Press 2007 264 pages $34.95 Paperback Hispanic issues; v.33 PQ6144 This volume analyzes the impact of rock music, movies, and other elements of popular culture […]

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International accounting and reporting issues, 2005 review

International accounting and reporting issues, 2005 review International accounting and reporting issues, 2005 review. Ed. by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva. United Nations Publications 2006 131 pages $70.00 Paperback HF5686 In recent years, globalization has increased pressure to harmonize financial reporting practices around the world. This proceedings volume focuses on a number […]

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Beyond grief and nothing; a reading of Don DeLillo

Beyond grief and nothing; a reading of Don DeLillo Beyond grief and nothing; a reading of Don DeLillo. Dewey, Joseph. U. of South Carolina Press 2006 172 pages $34.95 Hardcover PS3554 Dewey (American literature, U. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown) examines the work of writer Don DeLillo, focusing on themes he labels “the street, the word, […]

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The PDF print production guide, 3d ed

The PDF print production guide, 3d ed The PDF print production guide, 3d ed. Marin, Joseph and Julie Shaffer. PIA/GATF 2007 275 pages $75.00 Spiral Binding Z286 This spiral-bound guide outlines how to work with PDF files in a prepress or print production environment. It covers the basics of PDF, creating a file, production tools, […]

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Hellenistic infantry reform; in the 160’s BC

Hellenistic infantry reform; in the 160’s BC Hellenistic infantry reform; in the 160’s BC. Sekunda, Nicholas. Gdansk U. 2006 189 pages $60.00 Hardcover Studies on the history of ancient and medieval art of warfare; v.5 U37 It was during this fateful decade that the military successes of Rome forced the Hellenistic world to admit that […]

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Literary newsmakers for students; presenting analysis, context, and criticism on newsmaking novels, nonfiction, and poetry; v.2

Literary newsmakers for students; presenting analysis, context, and criticism on newsmaking novels, nonfiction, and poetry; v.2 Literary newsmakers for students; presenting analysis, context, and criticism on newsmaking novels, nonfiction, and poetry; v.2. Ed. by Anne Marie Hacht. Thomson Gale 2006 407 pages $100.00 Hardcover PN44 This reference provides readers with an overview of 18 contemporary […]

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Modern Japanese theatre and performance

Modern Japanese theatre and performance Modern Japanese theatre and performance. (reprint, 2006) Ed. by David Jortner et al. Lexington Books 2007 289 pages $29.95 Paperback PN2924 Language and theater scholars from the US, Japan, Australia–some working in each other’s country–examine shigeki theater in Japan over the past two centuries, since the isolation of the Tokugawa […]

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The Disneyization of society

The Disneyization of society The Disneyization of society. Bryman, Alan. Sage Publications 2004 199 pages $36.95 Paperback HM706 According to Bryman (social research, U. of Loughborough, UK), more and more aspects of our society are exhibiting features associated with Disney theme parks. This process of “Disneyization” is characterized by four dimensions–theming, hybrid consumption, merchandising, and […]

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Faultlines; debating the issues in American politics, 2d ed

Faultlines; debating the issues in American politics, 2d ed Faultlines; debating the issues in American politics, 2d ed. Ed. by David T. Canon et al. W.W. Norton 2007 339 pages $21.00 Paperback JK31 Canon et al. (political science, U. of Wisconsin, Madison) bring together a reader that presents opposing perspectives on contemporary political issues. Each […]

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Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones; an index, with summaries of chapters appended; based upon the Norton critical edition, 1995

Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones; an index, with summaries of chapters appended; based upon the Norton critical edition, 1995 Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones; an index, with summaries of chapters appended; based upon the Norton critical edition, 1995. Karpuk, Susan Price. AMS Press 2006 328 pages $147.50 Hardcover AMS studies in the eighteenth century; no.55 PR3454 Topics, […]