Recent Reviews of Faculty Books

American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic (2012)
Nancy Bristow, professor, History
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Faith and Race in American Political Life (2012)
Robin Dale Jacobson, assistant professor, Politics and Government
Read about how the book relates to the current election on Boston Globe, Chicago's Daily Herald, or Fox News
Read a review in the Bellingham Herald

Blacksheep Leadership: A Story About a Leadership Challenge and the Nature of Transformational Leadership (2012)
Jeff Matthews, professor and director, Business and Leadership
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A First Course in Linear Algebra (2011)
Rob Beezer, professor, Mathematics & Computer Science
Read a review on the Mathematical Association of America's website

Lakewold: A Magnificant Northwest Garden (2011)
Ronald Fields, professor emeritus, Art
Read a review in Arches

Nine by Three: Stories (2011)
Hans Ostrom, professor, African American Studies and English
Ann Putnam, instructor, English
Beverly Conner, instructor, English
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War and the Making of Medieval Monastic Culture (2011)
Katherine Smith, associate professor, History
Read a review in The Medieval Review
Smith's book nominated for American Academy of Religion Prize

Wine Wars (2011)
Mike Veseth '72, professor, International Political Economy
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The Death of Nietzsche's Zarathustra (2010)
Paul Loeb, professor, Philosophy
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Ethnic Entrepreneurs: Identity and Development Politics in Latin America (2010)
Monica C. DeHart, associate professor of anthropology and co-director, Latin American Studies
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The Atlas of Love (2010)
Laurie Frankel, visiting professor, English
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City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrian (2010)
Andrew M. Gardner, assistant professor of anthropology, Comparative Sociology
Read a review in Arches
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Trauma and History in the Irish Novel (2010)
Robert Garratt. professor emeritus, Humanities and English
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Turbulence: Boeing and the State of American Workers and Managers (2010)
Leon Grunberg, professor, Comparative Sociology and Sarah Moore, professor, Psychology
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Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire (2010)
Eric Orlin, professor, Classics
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Honoring Juanita (2010)
Hans Ostrom, professor, African-American Studies and English
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Wench (2010)
Dolen Perkins-Valdez, assistant professor, English (through June 2010)
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Wild Men: Ishi and Kroeber in the Wilderness of Modern America (2010)
Douglas Cazaux Sackman, professor, History
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Globaloney 2.0: The Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization (2010)
Michael Veseth ’72, professor, International Political Economy
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For the Parlor & the Concert Stage: A Guide to Recent Collections of American Piano Music from the Classic and Romantic Eras (2010)
Keith Ward, professor, Music and director of the School of Music
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Enchanted Evenings: The Broadway Musical from 'Show Boat' to Sondheim and Lloyd Webber (2009)
Geoffrey Block, professor, Music
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Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter’s Last Goodbye (2009)
Ann Putnam, instructor, English
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Restoring the Balance: War Powers in an Age of Terror (2009)
Seth Weinberger, assistant professor, Politics and Government
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The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell (2008)
Edited by Harry S. Laver and Jeffrey J. Matthews, professor, School of Business and Leadership and director, Business Leadership Program
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American Environmental Policy 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock (2008)
David Sousa, professor, Politics and Government, and Christopher McGrory Klyza
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