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New This Month

January 2020
114 Titles Added

A:  General Works

B:  Philosophy & Psychology & Religion
BL2765 .S65 B76 2019
Brown, Roland Elliott, author.
Godless utopia / Roland Elliott Brown.

C:  Archaeology & Genealogy & Biography
CB465 .P34 2015
Paine, Lincoln.
The sea and civilization : a maritime history of the world / Lincoln Paine.
First Vintage books edition.
CT275 .C45625 A3 2020
Chambers, Cassie, author.
Hill women : finding family and a way forward in the Appalachian Mountains / Cassie Chambers.
First edition.

D:  History (Europe & World)
D157 .L354 2016
Lambert, Malcolm (Malcolm D.), author.
God's armies : crusade and jihad: origins, history, aftermath / Malcolm Lambert.
First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
D511 .T77 1966
Tuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim), 1912-1989.
The Zimmermann telegram / Barbara W. Tuchman.
1st Ballantine books trade ed.
New York : Ballantine Books, [1985], Ã1966.
D521 .K345 1999
Keegan, John, 1934-2012.
The First World War / John Keegan.
1st American edition.
New York : A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1999.
D762 .P3 S65 2019
Smith, Jean Edward, author.
The liberation of Paris : how Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz saved the City of Light / Jean Edward Smith.
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
D769 .W57 2015
Winik, Jay, 1957-
1944 : FDR and the year that changed history / Jay Winik.
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
D769.8 .A6 W55 2019
Williams, Duncan Ryåuken, 1969- author.
American sutra : a story of faith and freedom in the Second World War / Duncan Ryåuken Williams.
DA229 .M67 2015
Morris, Marc, 1973- author.
A great and terrible king : Edward I and the forging of Britain / Marc Morris.
First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
DA589.4 .H3735 2016
Hatherley, Owen, author.
The ministry of nostalgia / Owen Hatherley.
DD125 .S7213 2018
Stollberg-Rilinger, Barbara, author.
[Heilige Rèomische Reich Deutscher Nation. English]
The Holy Roman Empire : a short history / Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger ; translated and with a preface by Yair Mintzker.
DF225.55 .G37 2017
Garland, Robert, 1947- author.
Athens burning : the Persian invasion of Greece and the evacuation of Attica / Robert Garland.
DF234.2 .B74713 2017
Briant, Pierre, author.
[Alexandre des lumiáeres. English]
The first European : a history of Alexander in the age of empire / Pierre Briant ; translated by Nicholas Elliott.
DF234.37 .B7413 2010
Briant, Pierre.
[Alexandre le Grand. English]
Alexander the Great and his empire : a short introduction / Pierre Briant ; translated by Amâelie Kuhrt.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, Ã2010.
DF235.4 .R66 2012
Romm, James S.
Ghost on the throne : the death of Alexander the Great and the bloody fight for his empire / James Romm.
First Vintage books edition, November 2012.
DF261 .D35 S36 2014
Scott, Michael, 1981- author.
Delphi : a history of the center of the ancient world / Michael Scott.
DF591 .K36 2017
Kaldellis, Anthony, author.
Streams of gold, rivers of blood : the rise and fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade / Anthony Kaldellis.
DG267 .S77 2015
Strauss, Barry S., author.
The death of Caesar : the story of history's most famous assassination / Barry Strauss.
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
DG270 .K85 2016
Kulikowski, Michael, 1970- author.
[Imperial triumph]
The triumph of empire : the Roman world from Hadrian to Constantine / Michael Kulikowski.
DG270 .K855 2019
Kulikowski, Michael, 1970- author.
The tragedy of empire : from Constantine to the destruction of Roman Italy / Michael Kulikowski.
First Harvard University Press edition.
DG274 .S77 2019
Strauss, Barry S., author.
Ten Caesars : Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine / Barry Strauss.
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
DG808 .A33 2018b
Addis, Ferdinand, author.
[Rome]
The eternal city : a history of Rome / Ferdinand Addis.
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
DL65 .H392 2016
Haywood, John, 1956- author.
Northmen : the Viking saga, AD 793-1241 / John Haywood.
First U.S. edition.
DS155 .M3713 2016
Marek, Christian, 1950- author.
[Geschichte Kleinasiens in der Antike. English]
In the land of a thousand gods : a history of Asia Minor in the ancient world / Christian Marek, in collaboration with Peter Frei ; translated by Steven Rendall.
DS281 .A58 2005
Allen, Lindsay.
The Persian Empire / Lindsay Allen.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
DS281 .W38 2014
Waters, Matthew W. (Matthew William)
Ancient Persia : a concise history of the Achaemenid Empire, 550-330 BCE / Matt Waters, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
DS328.2 .C87 2015
Cunliffe, Barry W., author.
By steppe, desert, and ocean : the birth of Eurasia / Barry Cunliffe.
First edition.
DS63.1 .G4916 2020
Ghattas, Kim, author.
Black wave : Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the forty-year rivalry that unraveled culture, relgiion and collective memory in the Middle East / by Kim Ghattas.
First edition.
DS69.5 .B23 2009
The Babylonian world / edited by Gwendolyn Leick.
New York : Routledge, 2009.
DS70.5 .B3 D34 2015
Dalley, Stephanie.
The mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon : an elusive world wonder traced / Stephanie Dalley.
DS706 .S78 2019
Sterckx, Roel, 1969- author.
Ways of heaven : an introduction to Chinese thought / Roel Sterckx.
First US edition.
DS72 .S86 2013
The Sumerian world / edited by Harriet Crawford.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
DT551.9 .T55 S23 2005
Sattin, Anthony.
The gates of Africa : death, discovery, and the search for Timbuktu / Anthony Sattin.
1st U.S. ed.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2005.
DT73 .M54 R43 2010
Redford, Donald B.
City of the Ram-man : the story of ancient Mendes / Donald B. Redford.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, Ã2010.
DT83 .R66 2013
Romer, John.
A history of ancient Egypt : from the first farmers to the Great Pyramid / John Romer.
First U.S. edition.
DT83 .R663 2017
Romer, John, author.
A history of ancient Egypt. Volume 2 : from the Great Pyramid to the fall of the Middle Kingdom / John Romer.
First U.S. edition.

E:  History (U.S.)
E155 .S8 2008
Stewart, George R., 1895-1980.
Names on the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States / by George R. Stewart ; introduction by Matt Weiland.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2008.
E181 .R77 2015
Rose, Alexander, 1971-
Men of war : the American soldier in combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima / by Alexander Rose.
First edition.
E184 .A1 J694 2018
Journeys : an American story / compiled by Andrew Tisch and Mary Skafidas.
First edition.
E184 .A1 T335 2008
Takaki, Ronald T., 1939-2009.
A different mirror : a history of multicultural America / Ronald Takaki.
1st rev. ed.
New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown, and Co., 2008.
E208 .T36 2016
Taylor, Alan, 1955- author.
American revolutions : a continental history, 1750-1804 / Alan Taylor.
First edition.
E312.17 .W6 2003
Wiencek, Henry.
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America / Henry Wiencek.
1st ed.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.
E40 .G53 2019
Gibson, Carrie, 1976- author.
El Norte : the epic and forgotten story of Hispanic North America / Carrie Gibson.
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
E457.2 .H753 2015
Holzer, Harold, author.
A just and generous nation : Abraham Lincoln and the fight for American opportunity / Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle.
E457.35 .F74 2018
Freehling, William W., 1935- author.
Becoming Lincoln / William W. Freehling.
E457.45 .C66 2017
Conroy, James B., author.
Lincoln's White House : the people's house in wartime / James B. Conroy.
E468 .G97 2019
Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.), 1953- author.
Hymns of the Republic : the story of the final year of the American Civil War / S. C. Gwynne.
First Scribner hardcover edition.
E468.9 .M19 2015
McPherson, James M., author.
The war that forged a nation : why the Civil War still matters / James McPherson.
E585 .A35 L48 2019
Levin, Kevin M., 1969- author.
Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth / Kevin M. Levin.
E666 .W59 2019
Wineapple, Brenda, author.
The impeachers : the trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation / Brenda Wineapple.
First edition.
E668 .F66 2014
Foner, Eric, 1943- author.
Reconstruction : America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877 / Eric Foner.
Updated edition.
E668 .G89 2018
Guelzo, Allen C., author.
Reconstruction : a concise history / Allen C. Guelzo.
E717.1 .R57 2019
Risen, Clay, author.
The crowded hour : Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the dawn of the American century / Clay Risen.
First Scribner hardcover edition.
E839 .G35 2018
Gaillard, Frye, 1946- author.
A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost / Frye Gaillard.
E907 .H86 2019
Hundt, Reed E., 1948- author.
A crisis wasted : Barack Obama's defining decisions / Reed Hundt.
First edition.
E93 .O78 2019
Ostler, Jeffrey, author.
Surviving genocide : native nations and the United States from the American Revolution to bleeding Kansas / Jeffrey Ostler.
E99 .C5 S6425 2015
Smithers, Gregory D., 1974- author.
The Cherokee diaspora : an indigenous history of migration, resettlement, and identity / Gregory D. Smithers.
E99 .T34 H35 2019
Hèamèalèainen, Pekka, 1967- author.
Lakota America : a new history of indigenous power / Pekka Hèamèalèainen.
E99 .W2 S545 2019
Silverman, David J., 1971- author.
This land is their land : the Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the troubled history of Thanksgiving / David J. Silverman.

F:  History (U.S. State/Local & New World)
F591 .B814 2019
Brands, H. W., author.
Dreams of El Dorado : a history of the American West / H. W. Brands.
First edition.
F965 .I46 2019
Immerwahr, Daniel, 1980- author.
How to hide an empire : a history of the greater United States / Daniel Immerwahr.
First edition.

G:  Geography & Anthropology
G535 .L45 2019
Lehr, Peter, author.
Pirates : a new history, from Vikings to Somali raiders / Peter Lehr.
GV1787 .J36 2018
Jacobs, Laura, author.
Celestial bodies : how to look at ballet / Laura Jacobs ; illustrations by Jessica Roux.
First edition.

H:  Social Sciences & Business
HD5324 .L56 2018
Loomis, Erik, author.
A history of America in ten strikes / Erik Loomis.
HG171 .F47 2008
Ferguson, Niall.
The ascent of money : a financial history of the world / Niall Ferguson.
New York : Penguin Press, 2008.
HM821 .S778 2017
Stuurman, Siep, author.
The invention of humanity : equality and cultural difference in world history / Siep Stuurman.

J:  Political Science
JV6484 .C366 2009
Cannato, Vincent J., 1967-
American passage : the history of Ellis Island / Vincent J. Cannato.
1st ed.
New York : Harper, Ã2009.

K:  Law
KF3832 .O37 2019
Okrent, Daniel, 1948- author.
The guarded gate : bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America / Daniel Okrent.
First Scribner hardcover edition.
KF4520 .B76 2019
Broadwater, Jeff, author.
Jefferson, Madison, and the making of the Constitution / Jeff Broadwater.
KF4541 .F68 2019
Foner, Eric, 1943- author.
The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the Constitution / Eric Foner.
First edition.
KF4800 .N485 2004
Ngai, Mae M.
Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America / Mae M. Ngai.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, Ã2004.
KF5075 .I47 2018
Impeachment : an American history / Jeffrey A. Engel, Jon Meacham, Timothy Naftali, Peter Baker.
2018 Modern Library edition.

L:  Education
LB1028.24 .M47 2020
Mertler, Craig A., author.
Action research : improving schools and empowering educators / Craig A. Mertler.
Sixth edition.
LB880 .F73 P4313 2018
Freire, Paulo, 1921-1997, author.
Pedagogy of the oppressed : 50th anniversity edition / Paulo Frere.
50th anniversary edition.

M:  Music
ML410 .B4 L597 2002
Lockwood, Lewis.
Beethoven : the music and the life / by Lewis Lockwood.
New York : Norton, 2002.
ML410 .B4 S117 2010
Sachs, Harvey, 1946-
The Ninth : Beethoven and the world in 1824 / Harvey Sachs.
New York : Random House, Ã2010.
ML410 .B4 S3333 1996
Schindler, Anton, 1795-1864.
[Biographie von Ludwig van Beethoven. English]
Beethoven as I knew him / Anton Felix Schindler ; edited by Donald W. MacArdle ; English translation by Constance S. Jolly.
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1996.
ML410 .B42 G4413 2017
Geck, Martin, author.
[Sinfonien Beethovens. English]
Beethoven's symphonies : nine approaches to art and ideas / Martin Geck ; translated by Stewart Spencer.
ML410 .J64 A3 2019
John, Elton author.
Me / Elton John.
First US edition.
ML410 .M67 H57 2018
Historians on Hamilton : how a blockbuster musical is restaging America's past / edited by Renee C. Romano and Claire Bond Potter.
ML420 .P974 A3 2019
Prince, author.
The beautiful ones / Prince ; edited by Dan Piepenbring.
First edition.
MT956 .C37 2017
Casado, Denver, author.
Teaching musical theatre : the essential handbook : 16 ready-to-go lesson plans to build a better actor / Denver Casado.

N:  Fine Arts
N7433.3 .P39 2006 v.2
Parr, Martin, 1952-
The photobook : a history / Martin Parr and Gerry Badger.
London : Phaidon, <2004-2014>
NC730 .K47 2015
Kerwin, Barbara (Professor of art), author.
Drawing from the inside out : projects for beginning through advanced drawing / Barbara Kerwin with John Measures & Wendy Welch.
First edition

P:  Language & Literature
PA3238 .P69 2018
Powers, Melinda, author.
Diversifying Greek tragedy on the contemporary U.S. stage / Melinda Powers.
First edition.
PJ3164 .R3 A64 2003
Adkins, Lesley.
Empires of the plain : Henry Rawlinson and the lost languages of Babylon / Lesley Adkins.
London : HarperCollins, 2003.
PN1995.9 .P49 S43 2005
Sea Hawk (Motion picture : 1940)
The Sea Hawk / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; executive producer, Hal B. Wallis ; associate producer, Henry Blanke ; screen play by Howard Koch and Seton I. Miller ; directed by Michael Curtiz.
Standard version.
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, Ã2005.
PN1997 .A323 2019
All about Eve (Motion picture)
All about Eve / 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; written for the screen and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Two-DVD special edition.
PN1997 .D633 2005
Dodge City (Motion picture : 1939)
Dodge City / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. presents ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; original screen play by Robert Buckner.
Standard version.
[United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2005.
PN1997 .T4485 2005
They died with their boots on (Motion picture)
They died with their boots on / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; executive producer, Hal B. Wallis ; associate producer, Robert Fellows ; original screen play by Wally Kline and Aeneas MacKenzie ; directed by Raoul Walsh.
PN2071 .I5 W37 2017
Wasson, Sam, author.
Improv nation : how we made a great American art / Sam Wasson.
PN2598 .A65 A3 2019
Andrews, Julie, author.
Home work : a memoir of my Hollywood years / Julie Andrews with Emma Walton Hamilton.
First edition.
PN6727 .D836 O39 2020
Duffy, Damian, author.
Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the sower / a graphic novel adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings ; introduction by Nalo Hopkinson.
PR6102 .I77 T46 2017
Biss, Andrew, author.
Ten-minute plays : the comedy collection / Andrew Biss.
PS 3545 .E6 L6 1978
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
Losing battles / Eudora Welty.
Vintage International ed.
New York : Vintage Books, 1990, Ã1970.
PS3501 .N256 E62 2005
Private lives of Elizabeth and Essex (Motion picture)
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; executive producer, Hal B. Wallis ; associate producer, Robert Lord ; screen play by Norman Reilly Raine and Aeneas MacKenzie ; directed by Michael Curtiz.
Standard version.
[United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2005.
PS3523 .O84 Z47 2018
Nikolavitch, Alex, 1971- author.
[Howard P. Lovecraft. English]
H.P. Lovecraft : he who wrote in the darkness / Alex Nikolavitch, [author] ; Gervasio, Carlos Aâon, and Lara Lee, [artists].
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
PS3553 .H584 M94 2014
Choi, Susan, 1969- author.
My education / Susan Choi.
PS3602 .A83 D36 2018
Barron, Clare, author.
Dance nation / Clare Barron.
PS3603 .H44 Z46 2018
Chee, Alexander, author.
How to write an autobiographical novel : essays / by Alexander Chee.
PS3604 .R873 F35 2019
Drury, Jackie Sibblies, author.
Fairview : a play / Jackie Sibblies Drury.
First edition.
PS3608 .A78 S53 2019
Harris, Jeremy O., 1989- author.
Slave play / Jeremy O. Harris.
First edition.
PS627 .M5 C66 2018
Contemporary plays by women of color : an anthology / edited by Roberta Uno ; assistant editors: Kristen Adele Calhoun, Daniela Alvarez, and Kassandra L. Khalil.
Second edition.
PS627 .O53 A16 2001
30 ten-minute plays for 2 actors, from Actors Theatre of Louisville's National Ten-Minute Play Contest / edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Amy Wegener, and Karen C. Petruska.
1st ed.
Hanover, N.H. : Smith and Kraus, 2001.
PS627 .O53 A17 2001
30 ten-minute plays for 3 actors from Actors Theatre of Louisville's National Ten-minute Play Contest / edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Amy Wegener, and Stephen Moulds.
1st ed.
Hanover, NH : Smith and Kraus, 2001.
PS634.2 O24 2012 V. 1
The Oberon anthology of contemporary American plays / edited by Mark Subias ; general introduction by Andâre Bishop.
London : Oberon Books, 2012-
PZ7 .C446 Nam 2001
Choi, Yangsook.
The name jar / Yangsook Choi.

Q:  Science
Q180.55 .M4 P38 2018
Patten, Mildred L., author.
Understanding research methods : an overview of the essentials / Mildred L. Patten and Michelle Newhart.
Tenth edition.
QA166.8 .G78 2016
Grèunbaum, Branko.
Tilings and patterns / Branko Grunbaum, G.C. Shephard.
Second edition.
QA241 .A6 1976
Apostol, Tom M., author.
Introduction to analytic number theory / Tom M. Apostol.
QL737 .C23 C7 1969
Crouch, James E. (James Ensign), 1908-2000.
Text-atlas of cat anatomy / James E. Crouch ; illustrated by Martha B. Lackey.
Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger, 1969.

R:  Medicine & Nursing

S:  Agriculture

T:  Technology
TK140 .E3 M685 2019
Morris, Edmund, author.
Edison / Edmund Morris.
First edition.
TR139 .P565 2019
Photo work : forty photographers on process and practice / edited by Sasha Wolf.
First edition.

U:  Military Science

V:  Naval Science

Z:  Bibliography & Library Science