2010 in Books and Recordings
2010 was a fruitful year for scholarship in the College. In addition to the books and recordings listed here, faculty members produced journal articles, papers, visual art, and scripts; they delivered lectures, exhibited art, presented recitals, and mounted theatre and dance productions.
Iron Mask with film score by Michael Annicchiarico (DVD)
Film score by Michael Annicchiarico
UNH Wind Symphony under the direction of Andrew Boysen
University of New Hampshire, 2010
The University of New Hampshire Wind Symphony records the world premiere of a score to the 1929 silent film classic Iron Mask, starring Douglas Fairbanks Sr., composed by UNH Professor Michael Annicchiarico.
Women Labor Activists in the Movies: Nine Depictions of Workplace Organizers, 1954–2005
By Jennifer L. Borda
Some of the most indelible images of women in recent American film have been of working women fighting for labor reform or to expose corporate corruption. This critical text explores films with female labor activists as main protagonists, illuminating issues of gender and class while depicting the challenges of working class women.
Labor Relations in Education: Policies, Politics, and Practices
By Todd A. DeMitchell
Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2010
This book explores unions and collective bargaining in the public schools of America. Changes that may move labor relations into professional relations and away from the industrial labor union model and diminish the schism that exists between educators are discussed.
Introduction to Sociological Theory: Theorists, Concepts, and their Applicability to the Twenty-First Century
By Michele Dillon
Combining carefully chosen primary quotes with extensive discussion and everyday illustrative examples, this book provides an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary theory.
In the Blood: Cape Breton Conversations on Culture
By Burt Feintuch
Photographs by Gary Samson
Utah State University Press, 2010
In the Blood presents a set of interviews with twenty-two Cape Bretoners who reflect on the sacrifices they make and joys they find living in such a culturally and scenically rich place.
Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
By Michael Ferber
Oxford University Press, USA, 2010
Ferber explores Romanticism during the period of its incubation, birth, and growth, covering the years roughly from 1760 to 1860. He incorporates not only the English but the Continental movements, and not only literature but music, art, religion, and philosophy.
Letters to Jackie: Condolences from a Grieving Nation
By Ellen Fitzpatrick
In the aftermath of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy received more than 1.5 million condolence letters. Fitzpatrick selected approximately 250 of these letters for inclusion in Letters to Jackie, a remarkable human record that perfectly preserves the heart-wrenching grief and soul searching of the nation in a time of crisis.
Running the Border Gauntlet: The Mexican Migrant Controversy
By Laurence Armand French
This concise and cogent history of the Mexico/U.S. border conflict analyzes the acts that led to the current U.S. policy and its effects on immigration. French explores the long history of racial, political, religious, and class conflict that have resulted in America's contentious immigration policies.
Children of the Gulag
By Cathy A. Frierson and Semyon S. Vilensky
Yale University Press, 2010
This groundbreaking book offers a comprehensive documentary history of children whose parents were identified as enemies of the Soviet regime from its inception through Joseph Stalin's death. When parents were arrested, executed, or sent to the Gulag, their children also suffered.
Home Bodies: Tactile Experience in Domestic Space
By James Krasner
Ohio State University Press, 2010
Krasner offers an interdisciplinary, humanistic investigation of the sense of touch in our experience of domestic space and identity. Accessing the work of gerontologists, neurologists, veterinarians, psychologists, social geographers, and tactual perception theorists to lay the groundwork for his experiential claims, he also ranges broadly through literary and cultural criticism dealing with the body, habit, and material culture.
Introducing Morphology (Cambridge Introductions to Language and Linguistics)
By Rochelle Lieber
Cambridge University Press, 2010
Intended for undergraduates with relatively little background in linguistics, this textbook covers topics such as the mental lexicon, derivation, compounding, inflection, morphological typology, productivity, and the interface of morphology with syntax and phonology in order to expose students to the whole scope of the field.
Hellenism and the Postcolonial Imagination: Yeats, Cavafy, Walcott
By Martin McKinsey
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2010
This book follows the careers of three major poets of the European and North American periphery as they engage one of the master tropes of Western civilization; it describes the diverse strategies they used to make Hellenism their own. As colonial subjects, they inherited an Anglicized version of Hellenism whose borders might easily have excluded them as civilizational "others."
Make Me a Story: Teaching Writing Through Digital Storytelling
By Lisa Miller
Stenhouse Publishers, 2010
Miller shows how to use digital stories to lead students through all phases of the writing process, from planning to revising and editing. Make Me a Story discusses different types of digital stories, shows how to assess digital assignments and motivate reluctant writers, and explains how digital storytelling teaches skills supported by national education and technology standards.
Swift, the Book, and the Irish Financial Revolution: Satire and Sovereignty in Colonial Ireland
By Sean Moore
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
Moore's examination of Swift's writings and the economics behind the distribution of his work elucidates the humorist's crucial role in developing a renewed sense of nationalism among the Irish during the eighteenth century.
Reforming Urban Labor: Routes to the City, Roots in the Country
By Janet L. Polasky
Cornell University Press, 2010
Comparisons of the capitals of Britain and Belgium are interwoven in the context of industrial Europe as a whole. Reforming Urban Labor sets urban planning against the backdrop of idealized rural images, investigates the relationship of middle-class reformers with industrial workers and their families, and explores the cooperation and competition between government and the private sector in the struggle to control the built environment and its labor force.
Richard Strauss: Enoch Arden, Opus 38 (CD)
David Ripley, speaker; Chad R. Bowles, piano
JRI Recordings, 2010
Alfred Tennyson's narrative poem, Enoch Arden, written in 1864, was set to music by Strauss in 1897. A melodrama for speaker and piano, it tells the story of a long-shipwrecked man who returns home to find his wife remarried.
Blues in the Night: the Songs of Johnny Mercer (CD)
David Ripley, bass-baritone, and other featured performers
Boston Musical Theater Live
Recorded Live at The National Heritage Museum in Lexington, MA, on January 5, 2010.
Boston Musical Theater, 2010
Songs include "That Old Black Magic," "Blues in the Night," "Jeepers Creepers," "Days of Wine and Roses," "Dream," "I Remember You," "Something's Gotta Give," "I'm Old Fashioned," and many more.
Master of Disguises: Poems
By Charles Simic
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010
In his first volume of poetry since his tenure as poet laureate, Charles Simic shows he is at the height of his poetic powers. These new poems mine the rich strain of inscrutability in ordinary life, until it is hard to know what is innocent and what ominous.
Two Novels from Ancient Greece: Callirhoe and An Ephesian Story
Translated, with Introduction and Notes, by Stephen M. Trzaskoma
Hackett Publishing Company, 2010
Trzaskoma provides new translations and, through an introduction and annotations, a new investigation of what are considered to be the two earliest examples of the ancient Greek novel, Chariton's Callirhoe and Xenophon of Ephesos's An Ephesian Story: Anthia and Habrocomes.
Echoes of the Holocaust (CD)
University of New Hampshire Wind Symphony
Andrew Boysen, Jr., conductor
David Ripley, bass-baritone
University of New Hampshire, 2010
Includes premieres of compositions by two UNH alumni composers, Timothy Miles '01 '07G and Thomas Bourgault '04 '06G. Other works include Jack Stamp's Scenes from Terezin, as well as several movements of Lawrence Siegel's Kaddish for the Wind Symphony with soloist David Ripley.
The Global Environment: Institutions, Law, and Policy (3rd edition)
Edited by Regina S. Axelrod, Stacy D. VanDeveer, and David Leonard Downier
CQ Press, 2010
The new edition of this award-winning volume reflects the latest events in the climate crisis while providing balanced coverage of the key institutions, issues, laws, and policies in global environmental politics.
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