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Mary Harper

Mary Harper

US

Indexer with 1a passion for her work, who enjoys helping authors bring their book to life. Creates indexes for print and ebook production.

Overview

Freelance Indexer who has 11 years experience with over 500 books. I am willing to tackle almost any subject matter because I love to read and learn. Many books indexed fall into the categories of Biography/Memoir, Business and Management, US History, Legal, Political Science, Consumer Health, Psychology, Sociology, Self-Help, Religion and Spirituality, and Metaphysical. My indexing experience is with authors, packagers, and publishers of all sizes including Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Edward Elgar Publishing, and Oregon State University Press.

Want to produce an ebook? I can create indexes using Adobe InDesign so that your readers have a state-of the-artactive index to use.

Certifications

  • Basic Indexing, The Graduate School, 2004
  • Embedded Indexing, Microsoft, 2006
  • Advanced indexing, Indexing Partners, 2006
  • XML 101, Jennifer Kyrnin, 2010
  • B.S. Business Management, 1995

Work experience

Freelance Indexer

Access Points Indexing

October, 2004 – November, 2015 (about 11 years)

Portfolio (14 selected works)

Alligators, Sharks & Panthers: Deadly Encounters with Florida's Top Predator - Man

Charles Sobczak

Since 1948, there have been nearly four hundred alligator attacks in Florida, with more than a dozen fatalities. Florida leads the world in unprovoked shark attacks. This book describes 26 such fatal encounters and explores the complex relationship between these animals and the world's most dangerous predator - man.

Since 1948, there have been nearly four hundred alligator attacks in Florida, with more than a dozen fatalities. Florida leads the world in unprovoked shark attacks. This book describes 26 such fatal encounters and explores the complex relationship between these animals and the world's most dangerous predator - man.

Thanks for the Memories: Love, Sex, and World War II

Jane Mersky Leder

The collective consciousness of World War II revolved around the virtues of bravery, sacrifice, and commitment. Members of the “Greatest Generation” toed political and social lines in hopes of winning the war. They fell into lockstep, not asking many questions and breaking few social and sexual mores. Or did they? In fact, World War II, like all wars, was an era of sexual experimentation and a... read more

The collective consciousness of World War II revolved around the virtues of bravery, sacrifice, and commitment. Members of the “Greatest Generation” toed political and social lines in hopes of winning the war. They fell into lockstep, not asking many questions and breaking few social and sexual mores. Or did they? In fact, World War II, like all wars, was an era of sexual experimentation and a... read more

Truth Heals: What You Hide Can Hurt You

Deborah King

Truth Heals: What You Hide Can Hurt You explores the powerful relationship between the suppression of painful emotions and their impact on health and well-being. Through celebrity profiles, case histories of clients, and the telling of the author’s own remarkable recovery from abuse, addictions, and cancer, Truth Heals illustrates how each of us can transform our lives.

Truth Heals: What You Hide Can Hurt You explores the powerful relationship between the suppression of painful emotions and their impact on health and well-being. Through celebrity profiles, case histories of clients, and the telling of the author’s own remarkable recovery from abuse, addictions, and cancer, Truth Heals illustrates how each of us can transform our lives.

Real Estate Investing Guide Costa Rica : Fundamentals for Profit in Paradise

Jeffrey P. Hickcox

In this exhaustively researched book, Real Estate Investing Guide - Costa Rica: Fundamentals for Profit in Paradise, Jeffrey Hickcox offers a step-by-step guide to purchasing, financing, building, developing, and investing in Costa Rica real estate. He shares his wealth of experience with detailed due diligence checklists and strategies for sound investing in Costa Rica: local rules and regula... read more

In this exhaustively researched book, Real Estate Investing Guide - Costa Rica: Fundamentals for Profit in Paradise, Jeffrey Hickcox offers a step-by-step guide to purchasing, financing, building, developing, and investing in Costa Rica real estate. He shares his wealth of experience with detailed due diligence checklists and strategies for sound investing in Costa Rica: local rules and regula... read more

Field Guide to the Sedges of the Pacific Northwest: Second Edition

Barbara L. Wilson

Field Guide to the Sedges of the Pacific Northwest is an illustrated guide to all 169 species, subspecies, and varieties in the genus Carex that grow in the wild in Oregon and Washington. Most of these species are found throughout the Pacific Northwest and California. This updated second edition includes eight additional species documented in the region since the guide was first published, alo... read more

Field Guide to the Sedges of the Pacific Northwest is an illustrated guide to all 169 species, subspecies, and varieties in the genus Carex that grow in the wild in Oregon and Washington. Most of these species are found throughout the Pacific Northwest and California. This updated second edition includes eight additional species documented in the region since the guide was first published, alo... read more

Womantalk a Guide to Life Changing Communication

Bonnie Jackson Mitchell, Ada Miller Robinson

Womantalk will show you through a series of easy-to-learn talking and listening techniques how to create healing, self-affirming, and life enhancing experiences with friends and relatives.

Womantalk will show you through a series of easy-to-learn talking and listening techniques how to create healing, self-affirming, and life enhancing experiences with friends and relatives.

Louis D. Brandeis and the Making of Regulated Competition, 1900-1932

Gerald Berk

This book provides an innovative interpretation of industrialization and statebuilding in the United States. Whereas most scholars cast the politics of industrialization in the progressive era as a narrow choice between breaking up and regulating the large corporation, Berk reveals a third way: regulated competition. In this framework, the government steered economic development away from conc... read more

This book provides an innovative interpretation of industrialization and statebuilding in the United States. Whereas most scholars cast the politics of industrialization in the progressive era as a narrow choice between breaking up and regulating the large corporation, Berk reveals a third way: regulated competition. In this framework, the government steered economic development away from conc... read more

Confronting Hitler: German Social Democrats in Defense of the Weimar Republic, 1929-1933

William Smaldone

Confronting Hitler examines the lives of ten socialist leaders in their fight against Nazism. It reveals the aspects of these people's lives that most decisively shaped their views and actions during the Weimar Republic's final crisis, and it compares the German socialist experience of 1933 with those of other democratic socialist movements in the twentieth century.

Confronting Hitler examines the lives of ten socialist leaders in their fight against Nazism. It reveals the aspects of these people's lives that most decisively shaped their views and actions during the Weimar Republic's final crisis, and it compares the German socialist experience of 1933 with those of other democratic socialist movements in the twentieth century.

Religious Politics and Secular States: Egypt, India, and the United States

Scott W. Hibbard

This comparative analysis probes why conservative renderings of religious tradition in the United States, India, and Egypt remain so influential in the politics of these three ostensibly secular societies. The United States, Egypt, and India were quintessential models of secular modernity in the 1950s and 1960s. By the 1980s and 1990s, conservative Islamists challenged the Egyptian government,... read more

This comparative analysis probes why conservative renderings of religious tradition in the United States, India, and Egypt remain so influential in the politics of these three ostensibly secular societies. The United States, Egypt, and India were quintessential models of secular modernity in the 1950s and 1960s. By the 1980s and 1990s, conservative Islamists challenged the Egyptian government,... read more

The Rights of Indians and Tribes

Stephen L. Pevar

The Rights of Indians and Tribes, first published in 1983, has sold over 100,000 copies and is the most popular resource in the field of Federal Indian Law. The book, which explains this complex subject in a clear and easy-to-understand way, is particularly useful for tribal advocates, government officials, students, practitioners of Indian law, and the general public. Numerous tribal leaders ... read more

The Rights of Indians and Tribes, first published in 1983, has sold over 100,000 copies and is the most popular resource in the field of Federal Indian Law. The book, which explains this complex subject in a clear and easy-to-understand way, is particularly useful for tribal advocates, government officials, students, practitioners of Indian law, and the general public. Numerous tribal leaders ... read more

The New Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations: Volume 1, Dimensions of the Early American Empire, 1754-1865

William Earl Weeks

Since their first publication, the four volumes of the Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations have served as the definitive source for the topic, from the colonial period to the Cold War. This entirely new first volume narrates the British North American colonists' preexisting desire for expansion, security, and prosperity, and argues that these desires are both the essence of America... read more

Since their first publication, the four volumes of the Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations have served as the definitive source for the topic, from the colonial period to the Cold War. This entirely new first volume narrates the British North American colonists' preexisting desire for expansion, security, and prosperity, and argues that these desires are both the essence of America... read more

Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies (African Studies)

M. Anne Pitcher

In Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies, M. Anne Pitcher offers an engaging new theory to explain the different trajectories of private sector development across contemporary Africa. Pitcher argues that the outcomes of economic reforms depend not only on the kinds of institutional arrangements adopted by states in order to create or expand their private sectors, but also ... read more

In Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies, M. Anne Pitcher offers an engaging new theory to explain the different trajectories of private sector development across contemporary Africa. Pitcher argues that the outcomes of economic reforms depend not only on the kinds of institutional arrangements adopted by states in order to create or expand their private sectors, but also ... read more

Have This Mind: Supreme Happiness, Ultimate Realization, and the Four Great Religions—An Integral Adventure

James E. Royster Ph.D

Have This Mind uses a rational, logical, and systematic approach to spirituality, religion, and God by focusing on the mind or consciousness rather than doctrine, ritual, etc. It provides a model that resolves the many seemingly conflicting views of religion and God. The four largest religions of the world, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, are introduced in terms of their transform... read more

Have This Mind uses a rational, logical, and systematic approach to spirituality, religion, and God by focusing on the mind or consciousness rather than doctrine, ritual, etc. It provides a model that resolves the many seemingly conflicting views of religion and God. The four largest religions of the world, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, are introduced in terms of their transform... read more

Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions

Michael Helquist

Marie Equi explores the fiercely independent life of an extraordinary woman. Born of Italian-Irish parents in 1872, Marie Equi endured childhood labor in a gritty Massachusetts textile mill before fleeing to an Oregon homestead with her first longtime woman companion, who described her as impulsive, earnest, and kind-hearted. These traits, along with courage, stubborn resolve, and a passion fo... read more

Marie Equi explores the fiercely independent life of an extraordinary woman. Born of Italian-Irish parents in 1872, Marie Equi endured childhood labor in a gritty Massachusetts textile mill before fleeing to an Oregon homestead with her first longtime woman companion, who described her as impulsive, earnest, and kind-hearted. These traits, along with courage, stubborn resolve, and a passion fo... read more

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