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Liberating Service Learning and
the Rest of Higher Education
Civic Engagement by Randy
Stoecker. Temple University Press.
$27.95. University of Wisconsin
professor Randy Stoecker questions
the underpinnings of the core concepts
of service learning to create greater
The Evolution of the French
Courtesan Novel From de
Chabrillan to Colette by Courtney
Sullivan. Palgrave Macmillan. $39.99.
Examines the autobiographical
fiction of nineteenth-century French
Stones, Bones, and Profiles:
Context, Early American Hunter-Gatherers, and Bison edited by
Bruce B. Huckell and Marcel Kornfeld.
University Press of Colorado. $95.
Contributions address the three pillars
of hunter-gatherer archaeology —
stones, bones, and profiles that put the
archaeology into geologic context.
Allen Tate: The Modern Mind
and the Discovery of Enduring
Love by John V. Glass III. The
Catholic University of America Press.
$59.95. Reconsiders and reassesses the
poems of Allen Tate, largely overlooked
since his death.
Restaurant Republic: The Rise of
Public Dining in Boston by Kelly
Erby. University of Minnesota Press.
$22.50. An exploration of the evolution
of commercial dining in Boston in the
nineteenth century and how it reflected
racial, class, and gender fragmentation.
The Information Nexus: Global
Capitalism From the Renaissance
to the Present by Steven G. Marks.
Cambridge University Press. $27.99.
Clemson University professor Marks
questions capitalism down to the origin
of the word.
Ernest Hemingway: A New Life
by James M. Hutchisson. Penn State
University Press. $37.95. Teasing
the man from the myth, this new
biography reveals a man bookish and
introverted with a reverence for the
Robicheaux’s Roots: Culture and
Tradition in James Lee Burke’s
Dave Robicheaux Novels by
Patricia M. Gaitely. LSU Press. $25.
James Lee Burke’s Cajun detective
Dave Robicheaux originates from the
unique culture of southwest Louisiana,
and Gaitely looks at how Burke
incorporated the food, music, and
language into his series.
Mahler and Strauss: In Dialogue
by Charles Youmans. Indiana
University Press. $42. A reconstruction
of the 24-year friendship between
Gustav Mahler and Richard Strauss.
Just War Reconsidered: Strategy,
Ethics, and Theory by James M.
Dubik. University Press of Kentucky.
$50. An application of philosophy
and strategic studies, along with
Dubik’s own experiences as a soldier, to
contemporary case studies.
Mapping the Four Corners:
Narrating the Hayden Survey of
1875 by Robert S. McPherson and
Susan Rhoades Neel. University of
Oklahoma Press. $29.95. A narrative
of Hayden’s team’s survey work in the