Foner’s seminal work is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the United States; Friedman delivers a must-read for managers; essays for academics, critics, and students of video game design.
Histories of the Underground Railroad, British Dynasties, the American Civil War, plus the Best Place To Work, and Lots Lots More | Social Sciences Reviews, November 15, 2014
What has gone wrong with American copyright law in the last half-century, prolonged the war in Afghanistan for over more than 12 years, you thought you knew about “Rocky,” readers can savor in a book from cover to cover.
Bios of Lafayette, Lincoln, Queen Victoria, plus Teacher Wars, Librarian Management, & Lots Lots More | Social Sciences Reviews
Auricchio’s lively Marquis should appeal to history readers of all kinds, an historical perspective on education reform that both enlightens and inspires, Poole’s insightful writing is touching and demands pauses for reflection.
Human Rights & the Law, What Led to the American Revolution, Reference in School Libraries, & Much More | Social Sciences Reviews
A sure-fire movie prospect for readers interested in human rights, the environment, and the law; “how and why the government in London permitted” the American Revolution to happen; a handy overview of reference and information literacy services and resources
Neil Armstrong Bio, Real-Life Spy Drama, Cold War Politics, plus Pro Media, & More | Social Sciences Reviews
The ups and downs of Armstrong’s life and career, a fascinating story about a complicated spy, social media strategies for business, optimal research resources for librarians, studies on Russian leadership, a wish book for travelers
A Renaissance woman who appeals to a general audience, Hoffman promulgates a treatise on the evolution of punishment, employ Success with Library Volunteers to open conversations regarding future volunteer use
A Postmillennial Delhi, Neurobehavioral Disorders, Travel Essays, Community College Librarians, & More | Social Sciences Reviews
Capital, a city in the “vortex of change,” Kids in the Syndrome Mix is important for libraries and invaluable for parents, French Ghosts, Russian Nights, & American Outlaws for those with the travel bug
Gallo’s Talk Like TED explains communication methods that work, how people acquired and understood The Invention of News, the Long Mile Home is sensitive in its treatment & thrilling in its pace
Reviews of Kai Bird’s The Good Spy, James Oakes’s The Scorpion’s Sting, Peter Stark’s Astoria, H. Anthony Bandy’s eBooked!, John Baxter’s The Golden Moments of Paris, Steven Levingston’s Little Demon in the City of Light, Janice MacLeod’s Paris Letters, and more, plus a list of title titles from the March 1 issue.
Reviews of Gretchen McCord’s What You Need To Know About Privacy Law: A Guide for Librarians and Educators and Julia K. Nims & others’s Implementing an Inclusive Staffing Model for Today’s Reference Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians from the February 1 issue.