New releases for September

Farmfood FARMfood
Green Living with Chef Daniel Orr
Daniel Orr

"Daniel Orr’s FARMfood is more than a very beautiful book of recipes—it is a reflection of his involvement with fresh, locally produced food. We appreciate his culinary vision and, of course, the wonderful food he makes." —John Mellencamp, singer/songwriter and Elaine Mellencamp, model/spokeswoman

Making music Making Music and Having a Blast!
A Guide for All Music Students
Bonnie Blanchard with Cynthia Blanchard Acree

Blanchard offers students a set of tools for their musical lives that will help them stay engaged, even during the challenging times in their musical development. The book includes lessons on music theory and history as well as a guide to finding additional materials in print and online. Blanchard’s strategies for making practice productive and preparing for auditions are useful tips students can return to again and again.

Un ideas UN Ideas That Changed the World
Richard Jolly, Louis Emmerij, and Thomas G. Weiss
Foreword by Kofi A. Annan

"UN Ideas That Changed the World is an insightful and thought-provoking book. It is also a landmark work that comes at a critical moment in history. . . . UN intellectual leadership and collective imagination are more needed than ever to translate values and ideas into action for the common good." —Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former President of Brazil

Women in power Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments
Edited by Marilyn Rueschemeyer and Sharon L. Wolchik

"Women in Power gives us a more personal lens to understand the ways in which the parliaments, as well as the women who have made it into the houses, have adjusted to the new cultures and mandates of the post-communist world." —Jean Robinson, Indiana University Bloomington

Russian feminism Russian Feminism
Twenty Years Forward
Written and produced by Beth Holmgren
Directed by Igor Sopronenko

This 35-minute DVD portrays how Russians and Americans collaborated in reviving women’s activism in the USSR and post-Soviet Russia and in creating Russian women's studies on both sides of the ocean.

Rediscovering Traces of Memory Rediscovering Traces of Memory
The Jewish Heritage of Polish Galicia
Jonathan Webber. Photographs by Chris Schwarz

"A stunning tribute to the Jewish heritage of Polish Galicia . . . immortalized in this exquisite photographic record and erudite commentary. A treasure for future generations." —Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, New York University and Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Short history african philosophy A Short History of African Philosophy
Second Edition
Barry Hallen

A Choice Outstanding Academic Book

"Hallen has provided an immeasurable service to students and scholars of Africana thought by lucidly and concisely chronicling the history, development, and current issues in African philosophies." —Choice

New african diaspora The New African Diaspora
Edited by Isidore Okpewho and Nkiru Nzegwu

This lively and timely collection of essays takes a look at the new immigrant experience. It traces the immigrants' progress from expatriation to arrival and covers the successes as well as problems they have encountered as they establish their lives in a new country. The contributors, most immigrants themselves, use their firsthand experiences to add clarity, honesty, and sensitivity to their discussions of the new African diaspora.

Mexicanos Mexicanos
A History of Mexicans in the United States
Second Edition

Manuel G. Gonzales

"Gratifyingly well written and illustrated, and featuring an extensive index and bibliography, Mexicanos is highly recommended for general readers, historians, and professors of Chicano studies." —Richard Delgado, California History

Queer women Queer Women and Religious Individualism
Melissa M. Wilcox

"Original research into areas that have not been much investigated or written about. . . . A rather masterful user of [theory], Wilcox is especially interested in taking the idea of 'intersectionality' . . . and using it as a theoretical reminder that one must represent women in their clearest life contexts of race, gender, community, economics, physical and emotional resources, etc., as well as the individual power they muster to create their own religious lives." —Leonard Primiano, Cabrini College