25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donne Papermill
Edited By Mina Takahashi '87
Dieu Donne Papermill, Inc., 2001
This is the first book published in the U.S.
to focus on the development of hand papermaking as a fine art medium.
It features 25 years of collaboration with artists at Dieu Donne
Papermill, a not-for-profit hand papermaking studio in the Soho
district of New York City. With eye-catching photos, the book accompanies
Papermill's touring exhibition, "Rags to Riches," and
serves as its first comprehensive history book.
India Changes Course: Golden Jubilee to Millennium
By Paul R. Dettman '43
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2001
This study analyzes the significant events that occurred between
the 50th anniversary of India's independence in 1997 and the com
ing of the new millennium. Though only 30 months long, this period
saw important changes, including a war with Pakistan and militarization
at the expense of social and environmental programs. The book challenges
the American public's perception of India as the secular, non-violent,
and caste-less society envisioned by Mahatma Ghandi and Jawaharlal
Nehru. Dettman, the author of Tryst with Destiny: Free India's
First Half-Century, died in March, 2001.
A Life Divided: George Peabody, Pivotal Figure in Anglo-American
Philanthropy and Diplomacy
By Robert Van Riper '43
Xlibris Corporation, 2000
George Peabody was divided by his United States patriotism and his
growing desire to live in Great Britain during the last half of
life. One of the greatest philanthropists of all time, he often
made concessions for his growing passion for business and industry.
Van Riper, a writer of fiction and non-fiction, is the author of
two novels: A Really Sincere Guy and The Governor.
An Invitation to Christian Yoga
By Nancy Roth '58
Cowley Publications, 2001
An Episcopal priest and writer, Roth has discovered a fresh way
to use hatha yoga for spiritual purposes and as a source of general
well-being. Using these ancient practices and disciplines of body
prayer, this book (also available on CD) offers short exercises,
biblical psalms and texts for meditation, and drawings to help visualize
Korean Economic Reform: Before and Since the 1997 Crisis
By Robert F. Emery '51
Asgate Publishing, 2001
By offering one of the first academic evaluations of a major episode
in Korea's history, Emery provides a rigorous and detailed analysis
of the country's financial and economic reforms from the early 1970s
to November 2000. He analyzes Korea's current economic problems
and offers suggestions for correction. A financial specialist on
East Asia, this is Emery's fifth book dealing with Asian markets.
Great Instrumental Works
of J.S. Bach: Transcribed for Solo Electric Bass
By Bennett L. Cohen '86
Mel Bay Publications, 2001
Musicians have long transcribed the solo instrumental music of J.
S. Bach onto a wide variety of instruments. This book focuses on
Bach's more challenging solo violin music, featuring a complete
transcription of the A minor violin sonata, BWV 1002. Cohen is a
Denver attorney and active lutenist.
Myth of Magic
By Adam Cole '91
Nuncici Press, 2000
This book will have lovers of the fantasy genre entranced in a mythical
society of magicians fighting for survival. Once the commanders
of society's highest layer, they dwell now at the lowest, and two
apprentice magicians uncover a plot to ban their art. But a bigger
conspiracy looms, and they must save themselves as well as their
town. Taking 10 years to create, Cole says the book was influenced
by his training in the Feldenkrais Method and is a thoughtful look
at creativity in a preoccupied world.
Destruction or Love (La destruccion o el amor): Poetry of
Translated and Illustrated by Robert G. Mowry '59
Susquehanna University Press, 2001
Originally written in 1935 by the promising young Spanish poet Vincente
Aleixandre, this book depicts personalized natural forces in their
dynamic states, subjects such as the jungle, sea, youth, and light.
An illustrator and translator, Mowry is an associate professor of
Spanish at Susquehanna University.
James Millette's review of The Emperor's New Clothes (Fall 2001)
contained an editing error.
The emperor had no clothes; but who would tell him so? The only
one who dared was the little boy, uninhibited by the presumption
that emperors are not supposed to be naked.
In strict scientific terms, race is a myth. But the mythology is
so powerful that those who question its validity were for a long
time, and sometimes still are, frequently supposed to be foolish
and ignorant, while those who indulged, and sometimes still do indulge
in racist superstition, have profited mightily from their beliefs
and are to be counted among the powerful, the wealthy, the cultured,
and the educated.
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