UNDER SURVEILLANCE : BEING WATCHED IN MODERN AMERICA.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: UNDER SURVEILLANCE : BEING WATCHED IN MODERN AMERICA.
Author: LEWIS, RANDOLPH
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A philosophy of education / Charlotte M. Mason.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: A philosophy of education / Charlotte M. Mason.
Author: Mason, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Maria), 1842-1923.
Call Number: LC40.H46 O7 1989
Description: This is the complete works of the turn-of-the-century British educator, Charlotte Mason. The six-volume set includes over 2400 pages of the finest material ever written on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as the pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason's practical methods are as revolutionary today as when they were first written.

Parents and children / Charlotte M. Mason.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Parents and children / Charlotte M. Mason.
Author: Mason, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Maria), 1842-1923.
Call Number: LC40.H46 O7 1989
Description: This is the complete works of the turn-of-the-century British educator, Charlotte Mason. The six-volume set includes over 2400 pages of the finest material ever written on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as the pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason's practical methods are as revolutionary today as when they were first written.

Ourselves / Charlotte M. Mason.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Ourselves / Charlotte M. Mason.
Author: Mason, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Maria), 1842-1923.
Call Number: LC40.H46 O7 1989
Description: This is the complete works of the turn-of-the-century British educator, Charlotte Mason. The six-volume set includes over 2400 pages of the finest material ever written on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as the pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason's practical methods are as revolutionary today as when they were first written.

Formation of character / Charlotte M. Mason.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Formation of character / Charlotte M. Mason.
Author: Mason, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Maria), 1842-1923.
Call Number: LC40.H46 O7 1989
Description: This is the complete works of the turn-of-the-century British educator, Charlotte Mason. The six-volume set includes over 2400 pages of the finest material ever written on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as the pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason's practical methods are as revolutionary today as when they were first written.

School education / Charlotte M. Mason.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: School education / Charlotte M. Mason.
Author: Mason, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Maria), 1842-1923.
Call Number: LC40.H46 O7 1989
Description: This is the complete works of the turn-of-the-century British educator, Charlotte Mason. The six-volume set includes over 2400 pages of the finest material ever written on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as the pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason's practical methods are as revolutionary today as when they were first written.

Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light / Bob Berman.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light / Bob Berman.
Author: Berman, Bob,
Call Number: QC450.5 .B47 2017
Description: "Zapped tells the story of all the light we cannot see, tracing microwaves, X-rays, gamma rays, radio waves, infrared, ultraviolet, and other forms of radiation from their historic, world-altering discoveries in the nineteenth century to their central role in modern life"--Provided by publisher.

You can do anything : the surprising power of a "useless" liberal arts education / George Anders.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: You can do anything : the surprising power of a "useless" liberal arts education / George Anders.
Author: Anders, George, 1957-
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 A7185 2017
Description: George Anders explains the remarkable power of a liberal arts education, and the ways it can open the door to cutting-edge jobs. The curiosity, creativity, and empathy that are hallmarks of a liberal arts education aren't unruly traits that must be reined in. You can be yourself, as an English major, and thrive in sales. You can segue from anthropology into the booming new field of user research; from classics into management consulting, and from philosophy into high-stakes investing. At any stage of your career, you can bring a humanist's grace to our rapidly evolving high-tech future. In this book, you will learn why resume-writing is fading in importance and why "telling your story" is taking its place. You will learn how to create jobs that don't exist yet, and to translate your campus achievements into a new style of expression that will make employers' eyes light up.

Superman : the high-flying history of America's most enduring hero / Larry Tye.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Superman : the high-flying history of America's most enduring hero / Larry Tye.
Author: Tye, Larry,
Call Number: PN6728.S9 T94 2013
Description: The author, a prize-winning journalist here delivers a full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made Superman the icon he is today.

Shariah law : questions and answers / Mohammad Hashim Kamali.

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Title: Shariah law : questions and answers / Mohammad Hashim Kamali.
Author: Kamali, Mohammad Hashim,
Call Number: KBP144 .K364 2017
Description: "Shariah law is a subject that is misunderstood and misrepresented by many in the West. More than simply a system of law, it is concerned with a set of values and rules that are essential to the understanding and practice of Islam. In this volume, Mohammad Hashim Kamali, a world-renowned expert on Shariah, adopts a question-and-answer format to provide a clear introduction to its most salient aspects. Extending from the sources of Shariah in the Qur'an, hadith and the legal maxims of Islamic law to the discussion of issues such as freedom of religion, gender equality and human rights, Shariah Law: Questions and Answers connects the theoretical aspects of the law with how it is applied in the world today. At once scholarly and accessible, it is sure to be a vital resource for students, teachers and general readers, addressing as it does a range of contemporary concerns, including jihad, democracy, the environment, genetic engineering, human cloning, euthanasia and abortion."--Page 4 of cover.

Sea power : the history and geopolitics of the world's oceans / Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.).

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Sea power : the history and geopolitics of the world's oceans / Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.).
Author: Stavridis, James,
Call Number: V25 .S73 2017
Description: "From one of the most admired admirals of his generation -- and the only admiral to serve as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO -- comes a remarkable voyage through all of the world's most important bodies of water, providing the story of naval power as a driver of human history and a crucial element in our current geopolitical path. From the time of the Greeks and the Persians clashing in the Mediterranean, sea power has determined world power. To an extent that is often underappreciated, it still does. No one understands this better than Admiral Jim Stavridis. In Sea Power, Admiral Stavridis takes us with him on a tour of the world's oceans from the admiral's chair, showing us how the geography of the oceans has shaped the destiny of nations, and how naval power has in a real sense made the world we live in today, and will shape the world we live in tomorrow. Not least, Sea Power is marvelous naval history, giving us fresh insight into great naval engagements from the battles of Salamis and Lepanto through to Trafalgar, the Battle of the Atlantic, and submarine conflicts of the Cold War. It is also a keen-eyed reckoning with the likely sites of our next major naval conflicts, particularly the Arctic Ocean, Eastern Mediterranean, and the South China Sea. Finally, Sea Power steps back to take a holistic view of the plagues to our oceans that are best seen that way, from piracy to pollution. When most of us look at a globe, we focus on the shape of the of the seven continents. Admiral Stavridis sees the shapes of the seven seas. After reading Sea Power, you will too. Not since Alfred Thayer Mahan's legendary The Influence of Sea Power upon History have we had such a powerful reckoning with this vital subject"--

Redefining science : scientists, the national security state, and nuclear weapons in Cold War America / Paul Rubinson.

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Title: Redefining science : scientists, the national security state, and nuclear weapons in Cold War America / Paul Rubinson.
Author: Rubinson, Paul, 1977-
Call Number: U264 .R83 2016
Description: "The Cold War forced scientists to reconcile their values of internationalism and objectivity with the increasingly militaristic uses of scientific knowledge. For decades, antinuclear scientists pursued nuclear disarmament in a variety of ways, from grassroots activism to transnational diplomacy and government science advising. The U.S. government ultimately withstood these efforts, redefining science as a strictly technical endeavor that enhanced national security and deeming science that challenged nuclear weapons on moral grounds "emotional" and patently unscientific. In response, many activist scientists restricted themselves to purely technical arguments for arms control. When antinuclear protest erupted in the 1980s, grassroots activists had moved beyond scientific and technical arguments for disarmament. Grounding their stance in the idea that nuclear weapons were immoral, they used the "emotional" arguments that most scientists had abandoned. Redefining Science shows that the government achieved its Cold War "consensus" only by active opposition to powerful dissenters and helps explain the current and uneasy relationship between scientists, the public, and government in debates over issues such as security, energy, and climate change."--Provided by publisher.

PTL : the rise and fall of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker's evangelical empire / John Wigger.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: PTL : the rise and fall of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker's evangelical empire / John Wigger.
Author: Wigger, John H., 1959-
Call Number: BV656.3 .W54 2017
Description: PTL traces the lives of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, from humble beginnings to wealth, fame, and eventual disgrace after revelations of a sex scandal and massive financial mismanagement. -- Adapted from book jacket.

The philosophical parent : asking the hard questions about having and raising children / Jean Kazez.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: The philosophical parent : asking the hard questions about having and raising children / Jean Kazez.
Author: Kazez, Jean,
Call Number: HQ769 .K346 2017

The Muses on their lunch hour / Marjorie Garber.

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Title: The Muses on their lunch hour / Marjorie Garber.
Author: Garber, Marjorie B.,
Call Number: AC8.5 .G37 2017
Description: "As a break from their ordained labors, what might the Muses today do on their lunch hour? This collection of witty, shrewd, and imaginative essays addresses interdisciplinary topics that range widely from Shakespeare, to psychoanalysis, to the practice of higher education today. With the ease born of deep knowledge, Marjorie Garber moves from comical journalistic quirks ("Fig Leaves") to the curious return of myth and ritual in the theories of evolutionary psychologists ("Ovid, Now and Then"). Two themes emerge consistently in Garber's latest exploration of symptoms of culture. The first is that to predict the "next big thing" in literary studies we should look back at ideas and practices set aside by a previous generation of critics. In the past several decades we have seen the reemergence of--for example--textual editing, biography, character criticism, aesthetics, and philology as "hot" new areas for critical intervention. The second theme expands on this observation, making the case for "cultural forgetting" as the way the arts and humanities renew themselves, both within fields and across them. Although she is never represented in traditional paintings or poetry, a missing Muse--we can call her Amnesia--turns out to be a key figure for the creation of theory and criticism in the arts."--

The health care system / Barbara Wexler.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - September 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: The health care system / Barbara Wexler.
Author: Wexler, Barbara.
Call Number: RA395.A3 H42 2017
Description: Examines the state of the nation's health care system, the education and training of health care providers, and the various types of health care institutions. The ever increasing cost of health care, prevalence of insurance, mental health care, and a comparison of health care throughout the world are also covered.

Worldmark encyclopedia of cultures and daily life. volumes 3 & 4, Asia and Oceania / editors, Elizabeth P. Manar, Jessica Bomarito.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - August 31, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Worldmark encyclopedia of cultures and daily life. volumes 3 & 4, Asia and Oceania / editors, Elizabeth P. Manar, Jessica Bomarito.
Call Number: GN333 .W67 2017

Marvel : absolutely everything you need to know ... / written by Adam Bray, Lorraine Cink, John Sazaklis, Sven Wilson.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - August 29, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Marvel : absolutely everything you need to know ... / written by Adam Bray, Lorraine Cink, John Sazaklis, Sven Wilson.
Call Number: PN6725 .M364 2016
Description: Packed with fun facts, bizarre-but-true tales, and quirky insights into everyone's favorite Marvel comic characters, including The Avengers, Spider-Man, and Daredevil. little-known facts and information about the iconic Marvel characters.

Making the mark : gender, identity, and genital cutting / Miroslava Prazak.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - August 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
Title: Making the mark : gender, identity, and genital cutting / Miroslava Prazak.
Author: Prazak, Miroslava,
Call Number: GN484 .P73 2016
Description: Why do female genital cutting practices persist? How does circumcision affect the rights of girls in a culture where initiation forms the linchpin of the ritual cycle at the core of defining gender, identity, and social and political status? In Making the Mark, Miroslava Prazak follows the practice of genital cutting through the lives and activities of community members in a rural Kenyan farming society as they decide whether or not to participate in the tradition. In an ethnography twenty years in the making, Prazak weaves multiple Kuria perspectives-those of girls, boys, family members, circumcisers, political and religious leaders-into a riveting account. Though many books have been published on the topic of genital cutting, this is one of the few ethnographies to give voice to evolving perspectives of practitioners, especially through a period of intense anticutting campaigning on the part of international NGOs, local activists, and donor organizations. Prazak also examines the cultural challenges that complicate the human-rights anti-FGM stance. Making the Mark examines the influences that shape and change female genital cutting over time, presenting a rich mosaic of the voices contributing to the debate over this life-altering ritual.

Knowing the score : what sports can teach us about philosophy (and what philosophy can teach us about sports) / David Papineau.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - August 25, 2017 - 4:40pm
Title: Knowing the score : what sports can teach us about philosophy (and what philosophy can teach us about sports) / David Papineau.
Author: Papineau, David, 1947-
Call Number: GV706 .P37 2017
Description: "In Knowing the Score, philosopher David Papineau explores what philosophy can teach us about sports, and what sports can teach us about philosophy. Beginning with various sporting questions and challenges, Papineau digs into modern philosophy's most perplexing questions. For instance, he discusses drafting techniques in cycling to shed new light on questions of altruism, and examines cricket family "dynasties" to help broaden the debate over nature v. nurture. When Papineau began writing this book, he thought he could illuminate sports by viewing it through a philosophical lens. But the more he wrote, the more he realized that it was the other way around - the study of sports clarifies, challenges, and sometimes confuses crucial issues in philosophy. Why do sports competitors choke? How can Roger Federer select which shot to play in 400 milliseconds? Why do fans think God will favor their team over their rivals? Why does motor racing, but not football, run in families? How can it be moral to deceive the umpire by framing a pitch? From all of these questions, and many more, philosophy has a great deal to learn. An entertaining and and erudite book that ranges far and wide through the sporting world, Knowing the Score is perfect reading for armchair philosophers and Monday morning quarterbacks alike"--
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