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Freud on the Psychology of Ordinary Mental Life

by Susan Sugarman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 16, 2010)

Freud, although best known for his elucidation of the unusual in human mental life, also attempted to illuminate ordinary human experience, such as peopleOs appreciation of humor, their capacity to become engrossed...


Fragments of Trauma and the Social Production of Suffering: Trauma, History, and Memory

by Marilyn Charles, Michael O'Loughlin, Cate Osborn & Avigail Gordon et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 05, 2014)

In this book, contributors explore the deep psychic effects of traumatic experiences and locates those experiences in relation to both historical events and intergenerational transmission of traumatic sequelae...


Feedback: The Who and Their Generation

by Casey Harison Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In Feedback: The Who and Their Generation, historian Casey Harison offers a cultural and social history of one of the most successful bands of the 1960s British Invasion.


Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


Luke and Vergil: Imitations of Classical Greek Literature

by Dennis R. MacDonald Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 05, 2014)

These two volumes are the magnum opus of biblical scholar Dennis R. MacDonald, outlining the profound connections between the New Testament and classical Greek poetry. MacDonald argues that the Gospel writers...


British Invasion: The Crosscurrents of Musical Influence

by Simon Philo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The British Invasion, Simon Philo illustrates how this remarkable event in cultural history disrupted and even reversed pop culture’s default flow of influence, goods, and ideas—orchestrating a dramatic...


Transgenerational Trauma and the Aboriginal Preschool Child: Healing through Intervention

by Norma Tracey, Marilyn Charles, Celia Conolly & Jeffrey L. Eaton et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 12, 2014)

Transgenerational Trauma and the Aboriginal Preschool Child reveals ways of identifying, understanding, and healing transgenerational trauma. Gunawirra, a unique treatment project in Sydney, focuses on preschool...


Women, Writing, and Prison: Activists, Scholars, and Writers Speak Out

by Tobi Jacobi & Kathleen Adams Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This collection includes voices and perspectives from prisoners, former prisoners, scholars, and activists to examine the invisible and closed system of incarceration that characterizes the massive U.S. prison...


Transforming Ice Age Schools: A Practical Guide for School Leaders

by Leighangela Brady & Lisbeth Johnson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 10, 2014)

Today’s educational system is frozen in time, stuck in traditions of the past. Transforming Ice Age Schools: A Practical Guide for School Leaders will resonate with educational leaders, especially site principals,...


Portland: A Food Biography

by Heather Arndt Anderson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

More than just food carts and microbrews, Portland has a story to tell. Its culinary history sings the song of the salmon-people, the pioneers and immigrants, each struggling to make this strange but inviting...


Human Goodness: Origins, Manifestations, and Clinical Implications

by Salman Akhtar, Beth J. Seelig, Jodi Brown & Elio Frattaroli et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 05, 2014)

Each human heart possesses positive attributes such as altruism, kindness, concern, gratitude, and forgiveness. Human Goodness explores the origins of these traits through the use of clinical vignettes to help...


Patti Smith: America's Punk Rock Rhapsodist

by Eric Wendell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In Patti Smith: America’s Punk Rock Rhapsodist, musician and historian Eric Wendell delves into the volatile mix of religious upbringing and musical and literary influences that gave shape to Smith’s lyrics,...


The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories

by Fahed Al-Sumait, Nele Lenze & Michael C. Hudson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

This collection of essays uses the term “Arab Uprisings” as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. The text...


So Many Christians, So Few Lions: Is There Christianophobia in the United States?

by George Yancey & David A. Williamson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

This is a provocative look at anti-Christian sentiments in America. Drawing on both quantitative and qualitative research, the authors do not attempt to show the prevalence of anti-Christian attitudes but rather...


The Clash: The Only Band That Mattered

by Sean Egan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The Clash: The Only Band That Matters, respected music critic Sean Egan examines The Clash’s career and art through the prism of the uniquely interesting and fractious UK politics of the Seventies and Eighties,...


49 Myths about China

by Marte Kjær Galtung & Stig Stenslie Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This engaging book highlights 49 prevalent myths about China’s past, present, and future and weighs their truth or fiction. Leading a thoughtful and entertaining tour, the authors debunk widespread “knowledge”...


The Gospels and Homer: Imitations of Greek Epic in Mark and Luke-Acts

by Dennis R. MacDonald Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 05, 2014)

These two volumes are the magnum opus of biblical scholar Dennis R. MacDonald, outlining the profound connections between the New Testament and classical Greek poetry. MacDonald argues that the Gospel writers...


The Death Penalty: What's Keeping It Alive

by Andrea D. Lyon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The Death Penalty: What’s Keeping it Alive an award-winning criminal defense attorney turns a critical eye towards the death penalty in America. Filled with gripping case studies, the book analyzes why...


Stephen King's Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror

by Philip L. Simpson & Patrick McAleer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book looks at the more recent works of fiction by Stephen King as well as an examination of his nonfiction book, On Writing, published in 2000. Works discussed in this volume include Duma Key, The Girl...


Archaeological Thinking: How to Make Sense of the Past

by Charles E. Orser Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 07, 2014)

In Archaeological Thinking, Charles E. Orser, Jr., provides a commonsense guide to applying critical thinking skills to archaeological questions and evidence.


A Forgotten Sisterhood: Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South

by Audrey Thomas McCluskey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book...


The London Stage 1890-1959: Accumulated Indexes

by J. P. Wearing Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

This volume combines all the individual indexes—title, genre, theatre, and general—found in the seven volumes of The London Stage: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel (2nd edition) covering...


Teaching that Matters: Engaging Minds, Improving Schools

by Frank Thoms Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 04, 2014)

Teaching that Matters invites principals and teachers to make changes that will allow all students to succeed. By meeting innovative principals and teachers who engage students, this book will help you to learn...


Say What You Really Mean!: How Women Can Learn to Speak Up

by Debra Johanyak Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

Say What You Really Mean! How Women Can Learn to Speak Up offers hope for improving personal and professional communication for those who struggle to find the right words. This book has grown out of years of...


The Meat Puppets and the Lyrics of Curt Kirkwood from Meat Puppets II to No Joke!

by Matthew Smith-Lahrman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In The Meat Puppets and the Lyrics of Curt Kirkwood from Meat Puppets II to No Joke!, Matthew Smith-Lahrman interprets the words of Curt Kirkwood, founding member and songwriter of the Meat Puppets, a pioneering...


Looking and Listening: Conversations between Modern Art and Music

by Brenda Lynne Leach Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book invites the art and music lover to place these two realms of creative endeavor in conversation with one another. In Looking and Listening, conductor and art connoisseur Brenda Leach explores unique...


Coming Climate Crisis?: Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix

by Claire L. Parkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2010)

Decisively cutting through the hyperbole on both sides of the debate, distinguished NASA climatologist Claire L. Parkinson brings much-needed balance and perspective to the highly contentious issue of climate...


Entering Wonderland: A Toolkit for Pastors New to a Church

by Robert A. Harris Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 08, 2014)

The book provides guidance and coaching for pastors both new and more experienced in the ministry as they seek to enter and lead a new congregation in an harmonious and effective fashion.


Lives and Times: Individuals and Issues in American History: To 1877

by Blaine T. Browne & Robert C. Cottrell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 16, 2010)

Lives and Times is a biographical reader designed for use in American history courses, with each volume consisting of thirteen chapters in which two significant individuals are examined in the context of a major...


Campaign Rules: A 50-State Guide to Campaigns and Elections in America

by Nina Kasniunas & Daniel M. Shea Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2009)

America may be the most election-crazed nation in the world, boasting roughly 500,000 elected positions nationwide. Americans use elections not only to select candidates, but to directly change government policy...


The Pity of War: England and Germany, Bitter Friends, Beloved Foes

by Miranda Seymour Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

Miranda Seymour tells the remarkable story of England’s centuries of profound connection and rivalry with Germany. Her vibrant and heart-breaking history—told through the lives of princes and painters, soldiers...


Experiencing Leonard Bernstein: A Listener's Companion

by Kenneth LaFave Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In this book, Kenneth LaFave guides readers past Bernstein’s famously tortured personal problems and into the clarity and balance of his Serenade after Plato’s Symposium for Violin and Orchestra, the intense...


Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sites

by Raney Bench Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sites features ideas and suggested best practices for the staff and board of museums that care for collections of Native material culture,...


Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table

by Tom Hertweck Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

This collection addresses the relative scarcity of work relating to food-film studies, showcasing innovative viewpoints about a popular, yet understudied, subject in film. The volume asks provocative questions...


Historical Dictionary of Japanese Traditional Theatre

by Samuel L. Leiter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

This updated edition adds well over 200 plot summaries representing each theatrical form in addition to:

  • a chronology;
  • introductory essay;
  • appendixes;
  • an extensive bibliography;
  • over 1500 cross-referenced entries...


Queen of the Professions: The Rise and Decline of Medical Prestige and Power in America

by Charles E. McClelland Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 15, 2014)

Queen of the Professions: The Rise and Decline of Medical Prestige and Power in America is a colorful yet authoritative work of social history offering readers a sturdy platform from which to confront looming...


The Black Horn: The Story of Classical French Hornist Robert Lee Watt

by Robert Lee Watt Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

Today, the number of African Americans who hold chairs in major American symphony orchestras are few and far between, and Watt is the first in many years to write about this uniquely exhilarating—and at times...


Using iPhones, iPads, and iPods: A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Matthew Connolly & Tony Cosgrave Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 28, 2014)

Using iPhones and iPads: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers library professionals a clear path to Apple readiness. The authors combine their experience in library public services and mobile technology to...


Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari'ah in the Modern Age

by Khaled Abou El Fadl Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

In Reasoning with God renowned Islamic scholar Khaled Abou El Fadl explores the role of Shari‘ah in today’s world, for both Muslims and non-Muslims. After a prologue that explains Shari‘ah in depth, Abou...


Preparing Children for Reading Success: Hands-On Activities for Librarians, Educators, and Caregivers

by Julia Irwin & Dina Moore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

Preparing Children for Reading Success: Hands-On Activities for Librarians, Educators, and Caregivers will not only familiarize anyone who reads to young children with the essentials of promoting early and emerging...


Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete

by Joan Steidinger Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2014)

Sisterhood in Sports reveals what drives the female athlete: communication, camaraderie, competition, collaboration, and community. Steidinger illustrates through real stories that the relationships they create,...


She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports

by L. A. Jennings Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

This book provides a detailed history of women fighters—including wrestlers, MMA competitors, and boxers—and the different issues revolving around the fighters and their sports. She’s a Knockout! tells...


The 100 Greatest Silent Film Comedians

by James Roots Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

This book ranks the top 100 silent film stars based on a scale that considers creativity, originality, chemistry with fellow performers, and other factors. The author also promotes some lesser-known performers,...


Understanding and Creating Digital Texts: An Activity-Based Approach

by Richard Beach, Chris M. Anson, Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch & Thomas Reynolds Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

This book provides activities and examples that use technological tools to help students learn how to create digital texts. This book also provides a basis for creating novel classroom activities that encourage...


Marilyn Monroe Day by Day: A Timeline of People, Places, and Events

by Carl Rollyson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

In Marilyn Monroe Day by Day: A Timeline of People, Places, and Events, Carl Rollyson provides a documentary approach to the life and legend of this singular personality. With details of her childhood, her young...


Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

by Lean'tin L. Bracks & Jessie Carney Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

The Harlem Renaissance is considered a major periods for the creative and intellectual blossoming of African American expression. This reference text cites the participation of women during that time in the...


The JFK Image: Profiles in Docudrama

by Raluca Lucia Cimpean Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

This volume examines various representation of John F. Kennedy on film, from fictionalized accounts of his wartime exploits—PT-109 (1963)—to his presidency, his assassination, and his legacy. With a focus...


The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development

by Michael J. Pagliaro Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 20, 2014)

The Instrumental Music Director’s Guide to Comprehensive Program Development offers an approach to the procedures associated with teaching instrumental music and administering the program. An in-depth discussion...


Oboe Unbound: Contemporary Techniques

by Libby Van Cleve Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

In Oboe Unbound: Contemporary Techniques, Libby Van Cleve opens up the tradition-bound assumptions of the instrument’s capabilities. She discusses:

  • standard technique;
  • multiphonics, microtones, altered timbres;...


Anthropological Conversations: Talking Culture across Disciplines

by Caroline B. Brettell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

Brettell explores the cross-disciplinary exchanges, both past and present, which have engaged cultural anthropologists—and invites readers to continue the conversations.