“. . . a brilliant example of how the format can inspire and educate.”
This entertaining and well-structured book is an ethnography of the New Domesticity movement which the author sees as sweeping America.
“. . . we as historians are in debt to the life and work of Dr. Lewis.”
As an historian, this reviewer found reading Notes on a Century an unexpected pleasure.
“. . . very helpful in understanding Lincoln’s attitude as politician and as president toward race.”
“Peace, They Say makes us consider the complexity of war and peace.
“Those who share Dr. Foley’s ‘admiration and respect for the movement’ will find this book invigorating.
“‘Heterosexuality is historically constituted,’ she concludes, ‘and for now we believe in it. And this, too, shall pass.’”
“President Clinton goes on to make an extremely detailed list of 46 steps government could take to make our society and our economy function better.
“A Convenient Hatred is a profoundly authoritative resource for educators.
“Beyond classrooms, general readers will likely find a few of the selections compelling and the rest boorish and preachy.
Writer Kevin Desinger found a great setup for his debut novel: A good citizen and wine steward, Jim Sandusky, is home one evening with his wife in a fine, quiet neighborhood when their peace is dis