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John Jay College Faculty and Staff Publications : Humanities

Guide for materials published and produced by the John Jay College faculty and staff available in the collections of the Lloyd Sealy Library. By Maria Kiriakova and Ellen Belcher

Books published by faculty in Humanities departments at John Jay College


Allen, Valerie and Ares D. Axiotis, eds. L'Art d'Enseigner De Martin Heidegger. [Heidegger on the art of teaching]. Paris: Klinchsieck, 2007.

Berlin, Adam. Belmondo Style. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004.

Bond, Victoria and T. R. Simon. Zora and Me: The Song of Ivory. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2010.

Carbonell, Bettina Messias, ed. Museum Studies: An Anthology of Contexts. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Cochran, Effie Papatzikou, ed. Mainstreaming. Alexandria, VA: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2002.

Friedman, Rachel. The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Lost: A Memoir of Three Continents, Two Friends, and One Unexpected Adventure. New York, NY: Bantham Books Trade Paperbacks, 2011.

Gitter, Elizabeth. The Imprisoned Guest: Samuel Howe and Laura Bridgman, the Original Deaf-Blind Girl. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.

Haw, Richard. The Brooklyn Bridge: A Cultural History. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Unversity Press, 2005.

Licklider, Patricia. Building an Active College Vocabulary. New York, NY: Longman, 2002.

Matteson, John. Eden's Outcasts: The Stofy of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father. New York, NY: W.W.Norton & Co., 2007.

———.The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography. New York, NY: W.W.Norton & Co., 2012.

Peace, Allison. Modernism, Feminism, and the Culture of Boredom. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Selsberg, Andy. You are Good at Things: A Checklist. New York, NY: Perigee, 2012.

Umeh, Marie. Flora Nwapa, a Pen and a Press. New York, NY: Triatlantic Books of New York, 2010.


Abraham, Antoine J. The Eternal War: A Psychological Perspective on the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2012.

Baatz, Simon. For the Thrill of it: Leopold, Loeb, and the Murder that Shocked Chicago. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2008.(DVD version)

Burrows, Edwin and Mike L. Wallace. Gotham, a History of New York City to 1898. New York, NY: Oxford Univesity Press, 1999.

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt. Viking, NY, 1999.

Josiah, Barbara P. Migration, Mining and the African Diaspora: Guyana in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

 Markowitz, Gerald E. Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 2003.

(2013) Lead Wars: The Politics of Science & the Fate of America's Children. University of California Press.

Pfeifer, Michael J. (2011)  The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press.

(2013) Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence outside the South. University of Illinois Press.

 Rosenfield, Israel, Edward Ziff, and Borin Van Loon. DNA: A Graphic Guide to the Molecule that Shook the World. New York: New York University Press, 2011.

 Umbach, Gregory Holcomb. The Last Neighborhood Cops: The Rise and Fall of Community Policing in New York Public Housing. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011. (e-book edition).

Wallace, Mike L. A New Deal for New York. New York, NY: Bell & Weiland Publishers, 2002.


Carter, Jacoby Adeshei and Leonard Harris, eds. Philosophic Values and World Citizenship: Locke to Obama and Beyond. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2010.

Jacobs, Jonathan. Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Process. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011.

———.  Law, Reason, and Morality in Medieval Jewish Philosophy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Lee, Kyoo. Reading Descartes Otherwise: Blind, Mad, Dreamy, and Bad. New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2013.

Macdonald, Amie A. and Susan Sanchez-Casal, eds. Twenty-First-Century Feminist Classroom: Pedagogies of Identity and Difference. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Monograph Potpourri

Collins, Patrick J. Say it with Power and Cofidence. Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998.

Fallen, Eric. Small Talk: Eight Short Plays. New York, NY: Samuel French, 2011.

Hirsch, Pam and Mark McBeth. Teacher Training at Cambridge: The Initiatives of Oscar Browning and Elizabeth Hughes. Portland, OR: Woburn Press, 2004.

Krasciewicz, Louise and Michael Blitz. Arnold Schwarzenegger: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006.

Luby, Barry J. The Uncertanties in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Analytic Thought: Miguel De Unamuno the Percursor. Newark, Del.: Juan de la Cuesta, 2008.

Page, Daniel. Two Sentimental Rags: For Flute and Piano. New York, NY: Pembroke Music, 1997.

Roesch, Ronald and Patricia A. Zapf, eds. Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law. New York: Oxford Unversity Press, 2013.

Roesch, Ronald, Patricia A. Zapf, and Stephen D. Hart. Forensic Psychology and Law. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2010.

Rosner, David and Gerald E. Markowitz. Are We Ready?: Public Health since 9/11. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2006. (Also,  DVD version.)

Sanchez-Casal, Susan and Amie A. Macdonald, eds. Identity in Education. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.


Africana Studies

Gordon Nembhard, Jessica. Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice. Pennsylvania State University Press. Forthcoming.

Gordon Nembhard, Jessica. Capital Control, Financial Regulation, and Industrial Policy in South Korea and Brazil. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1996.

Kinshasa, Kwando Mbiassi. Emigration vs. Assimilation: The Debate in the African American Press: 1827-1861. McFarland Publishers & Co. 1988. Republished October 1 2011.

Kinshasa, Kwando Mbiassi. African American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic. Greenwood Publishing Group. Westport, Conn. 2006.

Kinshasa, Kwando Mbiassi. Black Resistance to the Ku Klux Klan in the Wake of the Civil War. McFarland Publishers & Co., Jefferson, North Carolina, 2006.

Kinshasa, Kwando Mbiassi. The Man from Scottsboro: Clarence Norris and the Infamous 1931 Alabama Rape Trial, in His Own Words. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1997. (Also, DVD copy).

Martin, Lori Latrice. Lost in the Storm: America's Black Working-Class in the Age of Obama. Lynne Reinner Publishers, Forthcoming.

Martin, Lori Latrice. Black Asset Poverty and the Enduring Racial Divide. First Forum Press, Boulder, Colorodo, 2013.

Art and Music

Adams, Laurie Schneider. Art Across Time. 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

———. A History of Western Art. 5th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

———. The Methodologies of Art: An Introduction. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996.

Calirman, Claudia. Brazilian Art Under Dictatorship: Antonio Manuel, Artur Barrio, and Cildo Meireles. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. (e-book edition).

Farrington, Lisa E. Creating Theri Own Image: The History  of African-American Women Artists. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Lapidus, Benjamin. Changüí and The Roots of The Cuban Son in Guantánamo. Scarecrow Press, a division of Rowman and Littlefield, 2008.

Manuel, Peter. Cassette Culture: Popular Music and Technology in North India. Chicago, Ill: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

———. Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.

Latino Studies

Morin, Jose Luis. Latino/a Rights and Justice in the United States. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2005.