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When the United States invaded Russia : Woodrow Wilson's Siberian disaster / Carl J. Richard.

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: When the United States invaded Russia : Woodrow Wilson's Siberian disaster / Carl J. Richard.
Author: Richard, Carl J.
Call Number: DK265.42.U5 R53 2013
Description: One of the earliest U.S. counterinsurgency campaigns outside the Western Hemisphere, the Siberian intervention was a harbinger of policies to come. At the height of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson dispatched thousands of American soldiers to Siberia, and continued the intervention for a year and a half after the armistice in order to overthrow the Bolsheviks and to prevent the Japanese from absorbing eastern Siberia. Its tragic legacy can be found in the seeds of World War II, and in the Cold War.

Gatsby : the cultural history of the great American novel / Bob Batchelor.

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: Gatsby : the cultural history of the great American novel / Bob Batchelor.
Author: Batchelor, Bob.
Call Number: PS3511.I9 G8228 2014

Ophthalmology at a glance / Jane Olver, Lorraine Cassidy, Gurjeet Jutley, Laura Crawley.

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: Ophthalmology at a glance / Jane Olver, Lorraine Cassidy, Gurjeet Jutley, Laura Crawley.
Author: Olver, Jane,
Call Number: RE50 .O64 2014
Description: "This fully updated new edition teaches you exactly what they need to know, starting with taking a history and examination, before moving through specific conditions and their treatment. It includes new chapters on tropical ophthalmology, ocular oncology and giant cell arteritis, extra chapters on red eye and painful loss of vision and discussion of new scientific findings surrounding the cornea. Fully supported by a brand new companion website at ataglanceseries.com/ophthal featuring 20 clinical cases, images from the book as PowerPoint slides, and digital flashcards"--Provided by publisher.

Family and HIV/AIDS : Cultural and Contextual Issues in Prevention and Treatment

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: Family and HIV/AIDS : Cultural and Contextual Issues in Prevention and Treatment
Author: Pequegnat, Willo (EDT)/ Bell, Carl C. (EDT)
Call Number: RG

The uncomplicated guide to diabetes complications / edited by Marvin E. Levin and Michael A. Pfeifer.

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: The uncomplicated guide to diabetes complications / edited by Marvin E. Levin and Michael A. Pfeifer.
Author: Levin, Marvin E./ Pfeifer, Michael A.
Call Number: RC660.4 .U53 2009

Trigonometry demystified / Stan Gibilisco.

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: Trigonometry demystified / Stan Gibilisco.
Author: Gibilisco, Stan.
Call Number: QA531 .G53 2012
Description: Presents an introduction to trigonometry, providing simplified explanations of such topics as mapping, functions, vectors, the unit-circle paradigm, and polar coordinates, with quizzes at the end of each chapter, along with answers and explanations.

College sports traditions : picking up Butch, silent night, and hundreds of others / Stan Beck, Jack Wilkinson.

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: College sports traditions : picking up Butch, silent night, and hundreds of others / Stan Beck, Jack Wilkinson.
Author: Beck, Stan, 1948-
Call Number: GV705 .B38 2013
Description: Beck and Wilkinson detail not only the well-known traditions of major universities, but also the obscure customs of smaller schools, covering almost every college sport. The traditions covered in this book are grouped thematically, including before and after the game; mascots; rivalries, and yells, cheers, and chants. An entertaining read for every sports fan.

Twenty-first-century American poets, second series / edited by John Cusatis, School of the Arts, Charleston.

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: Twenty-first-century American poets, second series / edited by John Cusatis, School of the Arts, Charleston.
Call Number: PN451 .D5 v. 374
Description: "Biographical entries on twenty-first-century American poets, including interviews with some of the subjects"--

Making sense of fibromyalgia / Daniel J. Wallace, MD, associate director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program, clinical professor of medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, Janice Brock Wallace,

May 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
Title: Making sense of fibromyalgia / Daniel J. Wallace, MD, associate director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program, clinical professor of medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, Janice Brock Wallace, MPA.
Author: Wallace, Daniel J. (Daniel Jeffrey), 1949-
Call Number: RC927.3 .W34 2014

The ball : discovering the object of the game / John Fox.

May 10, 2014 - 5:40pm
Title: The ball : discovering the object of the game / John Fox.
Author: Fox, John (John Gerard)
Call Number: GV861 .F69 2012
Description: From the jungles of Mexico to the farm country of Ohio, this history of the ball and the evolution of human play and civilization follows the author, an anthropologist, as he explores the untold history of our favorite ball games.

Massage for sport performance / Michael McGillicuddy.

May 10, 2014 - 5:40pm
Title: Massage for sport performance / Michael McGillicuddy.
Author: McGillicuddy, Michael, 1950-
Call Number: RC1226 .M34 2011
Description: Whether you are stepping onto the field or into the gym, recovering from injury, or preparing for competition, Massage for Sport Performance has everything you need to stay healthy, strong, and at the top of your game. --Book Jacket.

Greek myth and Western art : the presence of the past / Karl Kilinski II.

May 10, 2014 - 5:40pm
Title: Greek myth and Western art : the presence of the past / Karl Kilinski II.
Author: Kilinski, Karl,
Call Number: N7760 K45 2013

Machine art, 1934 / Jennifer Jane Marshall.

May 10, 2014 - 5:40pm
Title: Machine art, 1934 / Jennifer Jane Marshall.
Author: Marshall, Jennifer Jane.
Call Number: N8222.M27 M37 2012
Description: In 1934, New York's Museum of Modern Art staged a major exhibition of ball bearings, airplane propellers, pots and pans, cocktail tumblers, petri dishes, protractors, and other machine parts and products. The exhibition, titled Machine Art, explored these ordinary objects as works of modern art, teaching museumgoers about the nature of beauty and value in the era of mass production. Telling the story of this extraordinarily popular but controversial show, Jennifer Jane Marshall examines its history and the relationship between the museum's director, Alfred H. Barr Jr., and its curator, Philip Johnson, who oversaw it. She situates the show within the tumultuous climate of the interwar period and the Great Depression, considering how these unadorned objects served as a response to timely debates over photography, abstract art, the end of the American gold standard, and John Dewey's insight that how a person experiences things depends on the context in which they are encountered. An engaging investigation of interwar American modernism, "Machine Art, 1934" reveals how even simple things can serve as a defense against uncertainty.

Stalin's curse : battling for communism in war and Cold War / Robert Gellately.

May 6, 2014 - 3:40pm
Title: Stalin's curse : battling for communism in war and Cold War / Robert Gellately.
Author: Gellately, Robert, 1943-
Call Number: DK268.S8 G44 2013
Description: This book is a chilling, riveting account based on newly released Russian documentation that reveals Joseph Stalin's true motives -- and the extent of his enduring commitment to expanding the Soviet empire -- during the years in which he seemingly collaborated with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and the capitalist West. At the Big Three conferences of World War II, Stalin persuasively played the role of a great world leader. Even astute observers like George F. Kennan concluded that the United States and Great Britain should view Stalin as a modern-day tsarist-like figure whose primary concerns lay in international strategy and power politics, not in ideology. Now Robert Gellately uses recently uncovered documents to make clear that, in fact, the dictator was an unwavering revolutionary merely biding his time, determined as ever to establish Communist regimes across Europe and beyond, and that his actions during these years (and the poorly calculated Western responses) set in motion what would eventually become the Cold War. Gellately takes us behind the scenes. We see the dictator disguising his political ambitions and prioritizing the future of Communism, even as he pursued the war against Hitler. Along the way, the ascetic dictator's Machiavellian moves and bouts of irrationality kept the Western leaders on their toes, in a world that became more dangerous and divided year by year. Exciting, deeply engaging, and shrewdly perceptive, Stalin's Curse is an unprecedented revelation of the sinister machinations of the Soviet dictator. - Publisher.

Music : the definitive visual history / consultant [editor], Robert Ziegler ; authors, Ian Blenkinsop, Kiku Day, Reg Grant, Malcolm Hayes, Keith Howard, Chris Ingham, Nick Kimberley, Tess Knighton ... [and seven others] ; new photography, Gary Ombler, Ric

May 6, 2014 - 3:40pm
Title: Music : the definitive visual history / consultant [editor], Robert Ziegler ; authors, Ian Blenkinsop, Kiku Day, Reg Grant, Malcolm Hayes, Keith Howard, Chris Ingham, Nick Kimberley, Tess Knighton ... [and seven others] ; new photography, Gary Ombler, Richard Leeney.
Call Number: ML160 .M8675 2013
Description: Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world. Profiles the lives of groundbreaking musicians from Mozart to Elvis, takes an in-depth look at the history and function of various instruments, and includes listening suggestions for each music style.

Empire of shadows : the epic story of Yellowstone / George Black.

May 6, 2014 - 3:40pm
Title: Empire of shadows : the epic story of Yellowstone / George Black.
Author: Black, George, 1949-
Call Number: F722 .B53 2012
Description: In a radical reinterpretation of the 19th-century West, the author casts Yellowstone's creation as the culmination of three interwoven strands of history, the passion for exploration, the violence of the Indian Wars and the "civilizing" of the frontier. It is the epic story of the conquest of Yellowstone, Wyoming, a landscape uninhabited, inaccessible and shrouded in myth in the aftermath of the Civil War. He charts its course through the lives of those who sought to lay bare its mysteries: Lt. Gustavus Cheyney Doane, a gifted but tormented cavalryman known as "the man who invented Wonderland"; the ambitious former vigilante leader Nathaniel Langford; scientist Ferdinand Hayden, who brought photographer William Henry Jackson and painter Thomas Moran to Yellowstone; and Gen. Phil Sheridan, Civil War hero and architect of the Indian Wars, who finally succeeded in having the new National Park placed under the protection of the U.S. Cavalry. This book is a historical account of the origins of America's majestic national landmark.

The searchers : the making of an American legend / Glenn Frankel.

May 6, 2014 - 3:40pm
Title: The searchers : the making of an American legend / Glenn Frankel.
Author: Frankel, Glenn.
Call Number: PN1997.S3197 F83 2013
Description: In 1836 in East Texas, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches, raised by the tribe, and eventually became the wife of a warrior. Twenty-four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and restored to her white family, to die in misery and obscurity. Cynthia Ann's story has been told over generations to become a foundational American tale. The myth gave rise to operas and one-act plays, and in the 1950s to a novel by Alan LeMay, which would be adapted into one of Hollywood's most legendary films, The Searchers, directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. Frankel explores the true-story-become-legend underpinning John Ford's film, and the making of the film itself.

Breathe well and live well with COPD : a 28-day breathing exercise plan / Janet Brindley ; foreword by Linda Shampan.

May 6, 2014 - 3:40pm
Title: Breathe well and live well with COPD : a 28-day breathing exercise plan / Janet Brindley ; foreword by Linda Shampan.
Author: Brindley, Janet,
Call Number: RC776.O3 B75 2014

The Second Amendment : a biography / Michael Waldman.

May 6, 2014 - 3:40pm
Title: The Second Amendment : a biography / Michael Waldman.
Author: Waldman, Michael, 1960-
Call Number: KF3941 .W35 2014

All the presidents' bankers : the hidden alliances that drive American power / Nomi Prins.

May 6, 2014 - 3:40pm
Title: All the presidents' bankers : the hidden alliances that drive American power / Nomi Prins.
Author: Prins, Nomi.
Call Number: E743 .P74 2014
Description: "All The Presidents' Bankers is a compelling narrative of how a small group of private bankers and their financial institutions shaped America's economy and its global position since the start of the twentieth century. Through personal, political and professional networks, these bankers strategically exercised, and continue to exercise, disproportionate control over the destiny of billions of people. Nomi Prins offers an explosive account of how this came to be, and how the banks continue to influence the world economy and dominate government. Aligning the complex relationships between political and financial leaders since the early 1900s, Prins exposes the elite bankers that served as unelected leaders and confidants, acting as a shadow government concealed behind the US presidency from Wilson to Obama. With eye-opening correspondence culled from Presidential libraries across the country, against a timeline of two world wars and multiple market crashes, All The Presidents' Bankers traces the shocking consequences of a system in which there is no line between public office and private power"--