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Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory
(Cornell University Press, 2011) Read more
Language: Communication and Human Behavior—The Linguistic Essays of William Diver
(Brill, 2011) Read more
Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing: Enhancing Professional Quality of Life
(Springer, 2012) Read more
(l. to r.) GC doctoral student Megan Hicks, Icelandic archaeologist Thora Petursdottir, and GC doctoral student Reaksha Persaud excavate a deeply stratified site at Skutustadir in North Iceland in 2010. Photo by Tom McGovern.
Doctoral faculty and graduate students in archaeology in the GC Anthropology Program have collaborated with an international team of geneticists and biologists in a study of the arctic fox in... Read more
American Empire: The Rise of a Global Power, the Democratic Revolution at Home 1945–2000
(Viking, 2012) Read more
A fruitful collaboration between Distinguished Professor Marvin Carlson and visiting Fulbright scholar Dr. Safi Mahmoud Mahfouz promises to yield the first translations into English of three plays by... Read more
The Eyes of the Desert Rats: British Long-Range Reconnaissance Operations in the North African Desert 1940–43
(Helion & Company, 2012) Read more
“The State of the Unions 2012: A Profile of Organized Labor in New York City, New York State, and the United States,” the September 2012 annual report of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute... Read more
What is the meaning of cultural icons in a world saturated with images and information? Amidst fields of exuberant abstraction, Jiha Moon shares bits of culturally specific popular imagery. Often... Read more
Doctoral faculty member Jonathan Kalb (Prof., Hunter, Theatre) has been honored with the Theatre Library Association's 2012 George Freedley Memorial Award for his recent book Great Lengths: Seven... Read more