Marvel’s complex work will appeal to Civil War scholars and general readers; Norris’s handy guide is for writers of all levels; Sehat’s book is for political junkies, historians, and rhetoricians; librarian Baker’s guide strikes the perfect balance of thoroughness and accessibility.
The Civil War’s Edwin Stanton, Comma Queen Norris, RA Guide to Historical Fic & More | Social Sciences Reviews, February 15, 2015
Adams on Atlantis, Bios of Washington, the Black Press, the Lusitania, & Lots Lots More | Social Sciences Reviews, February 1, 2015
An excellent examination of Atlantis research from Adams; Launer’s biog of Spielrein is long overdue but worth the wait; Schroeder on the new world of entrepreneurship; a motivating guide for practicing librarians; pioneers of the Black Press Ethel Payne and Alice Dunnigan.
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
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.
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
Must-Read American History, Infamous Verdicts, plus Civil War Narratives & More | Social Sciences Reviews
Baptist has written a book that truly deepens and broadens our understanding of slavery, Acquittal illuminates the arcane process of successful jury selection, essayist Shenk explores the dynamics of creative pairs
Barrie takes readers on a tour of the history of maritime navigation; a timely account of the legal struggles to attain fundamental rights; Casey’s guide belongs on every writer’s shelf; how university libraries have created new services
Greenwald on the NSA, Wartime Propaganda from Harwood, Memoir from Echols & Davis, Morton, & Much More | Social Sciences Reviews
Greenwald’s book is a must-read, Harwood’s account carries an organic empirical quality rarely facilitated by a historical text, turn-of-the-21st-century social movements in Latin America, refreshing experimentation from Schnapp & Battles
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