Freelance indexer providing book indexes for scholarly and trade publications. I also do database indexing.
Topics include social sciences, humanities, ecology and nature, recreation and sports, cookery and health, and biography and memoir.
Volunteer cataloger and indexer of documents, letters, and photographs belonging to the Franklin Pierce Homestead.
Responsible for collection development and management of print and electronic resources, cataloging and classification. Indexed newspapers and other materials as interim archivist. Participated in academic committee work and scholarship.
In the American West, water adjudication lawsuits are adversarial, expensive, and lengthy. Unsettled Waters is the first detailed study of water adjudications in New Mexico. The state envisioned adjudication as a straightforward accounting of water rights as private property. However, adjudication resurfaced tensions and created conflicts among water sovereigns at multiple scales. Based on mor... read more
"Harris's thrilling revisit is a powerful addition to nature-writing in its own right."--Janisse Ray, author of Drifting into Darien: A Personal and Natural History of the Altamaha River"A highly engaging narrative of adventure amid wild beauty. Harris describes not only what has been lost but also what remains, and merits our protection, today."--John Elder, author of Pilgrimage to Vallombros... read more
Although most Americans attribute shifting practices in the financial industry to the invisible hand of the market, Mark H. Rose reveals the degree to which presidents, legislators, regulators, and even bankers themselves have long taken an active interest in regulating the industry.In 1971, members of Richard Nixon's Commission on Financial Structure and Regulation described the banks they so... read more
Legions of loyal fans of Mary Ann Esposito’s groundbreaking PBS cooking show CIAO ITALIA have enjoyed cooking with and learning from this beloved television personality, a trailblazer who helped spark a billion dollar food media industry and paved the way for countless other television chefs. Fans have three words to describe her cooking style: traditional, authentic and passionate. From creat... read more
“An informative, user-friendly guide, Healing Herbal Infusions is brimming with great remedies, recipes and wise herbal advice.” ―Rosemary GladstarEasy, All-Natural Remedies for Life’s Aches and Pains Treat ailments the natural way with organic health remedies made from herbs found in your own garden, yard or neighborhood, without resorting to risky medications or prescriptions. These herbal i... read more
Discover how to design innovative learning environments that increase student ownership so they can achieve at high levels and meet rigorous standards. Students Taking Charge shows you how to create student-driven classrooms that empower learners through problem-based learning and differentiation, where students pose questions and actively seek answers. Technology is then used seamlessly throu... read more
This volume probes the intersections between the fields of social movements and nonviolent resistance. Bringing together a range of studies focusing on protest movements around the world, it explores the overlaps and divergences between the two research concentrations, considering the dimensions of nonviolent strategies in repressive states, the means of studying them, and conditions of succes... read more
Rethinking Sports and Integration offers a critical cultural analysis of the idea that sport can promote the integration of migrants and their descendants. It examines the origins of this idea and the concept of integration, and analyzes the problems in focus, the methods applied and the results of sports-related integration programmes. The text also redefines sports-related integration with p... read more
Understand how diet impacts your health with NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, Sixth Edition! Based on the latest research available, this text explores the many ways nutrition impacts your growth, development, and normal functioning as you progress through each stage of life, along with some common ailments that can result from nutritional deficits. Packed with current research and resources ... read more
Despite the force of Oregon’s founding mythology, the Willamette Valley was not an empty Eden awaiting settlement by hardy American pioneers. Rather, it was, as Melinda Jetté explores in At the Hearth of the Crossed Races, one of the earliest sites of extensive intercultural contact in the Pacific Northwest. Jetté’s study focuses on the “hearth” of this contact: French Prairie, so named for th... read more
All the Skills You Need to Navigate Unfamiliar Terrain In this must-have guide, top wilderness trainer and author Craig Caudill partners with fellow wilderness instructor Tracy Trimble to help you find your way in nature―no matter the tools you have on hand. Using real-life stories of wilderness navigation successes―and cautionary tales of wilderness exploration gone awry―Craig and Tracy start... read more
In A Closer Look, Lynne Dorfman and Diane Dougherty provide the tools and strategies you need to use formative assessment in writing workshop. Through Lynne and Diane’s ideas, you will be able to establish an environment where students will internalize ways that they can assess their own writing and become independent writers. Lynne and Diane share methods for collecting and managing informati... read more
As researchers become increasingly interested in studying the lives of children in antiquity and their place in the archaeological record, this volume argues for the importance of a collaborative biocultural approach. Contributors draw on fields including skeletal biology and physiology, archaeology, sociocultural anthropology, and pediatrics to show that a diversity of research methods is the... read more
With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s knowledge and skills. The main topics covered in this volume include marital status of older adul... read more
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