Book copyediting projects for major academic publishers have included Robert Jarvis’s Florida’s Other Courts (University Press of Florida), Paul Reeve’s Religion of a Different Color (Oxford University Press), Tee Guidotti’s Health and Sustainability (Oxford UP), Michael Chafetz’s Intellectual Disability (Oxford UP), Storm of the Sea by Matthew Bahar, and Hard Questions: Facing the Problems of Life by John Kekes.
Scholarly Reference: Editorial reference projects for Oxford University Press include copyediting work on the Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature, Oxford Book of Operas, Encyclopedia of British Literature, Encyclopedia of Popular Music from 1900 to Present. Also did copyediting/developmental editing work on Oxford’s African American National Biography, the Dartmouth Award–winning Oxford Encyclopedia of Human Rights, Oxford Handbook of Latino Studies, Oxford Handbook of the Baroque, and the ongoing Oxford Bibliographies Online and Oxford Research Encyclopedia databases. I have working knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, AP, MLA, and APA style.
Trade nonfiction editing includes: Green Suede Shoes by Larry Kirwan, Dreaming in Libro by Louise Bernikow, The Black Death: A Personal History by John Hatcher, Thousand Mile Song by David Rothenberg
How do you measure the soul of a city? In Denver, for the better part of five decades it’s been by the Broncos. From an ugly and inauspicious beginning to the first nationally televised Monday-night game in 1973, through postseason games that included back-to-back World Championships and five other Super Bowl appearances, the Broncos have provided the Mile-High City’s primary identity on a nat... read more
What is your highest ideal? What code do you live by? We all know that these differ from person to person. Artists, scientists, social activists, farmers, executives, and athletes are guided by very different ideals. Nonetheless for hundreds of years philosophers have sought a single, overriding ideal that should guide everyone, always, everywhere, and after centuries of debate we’re no closer... read more
Mormonism is one of the few homegrown religions in the United States, one that emerged out of the religious fervor of the early nineteenth century. Yet, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have struggled for status and recognition. In this book, W. Paul Reeve explores the ways in which nineteenth century Protestant white America made outsiders out of an inside religious ... read more
Narratives of cultural encounter in colonial North America often contrast traditional Indian coastal-dwellers and intrepid European seafarers. In Storm of the Sea, Matthew R. Bahar instead tells the forgotten history of Indian pirates hijacking European sailing ships on the rough waters of the north Atlantic and of an Indian navy pressing British seamen into its ranks. From their earliest enco... read more
At the beginning of the third decade of the 21st century, the Latino minority, the biggest and fastest growing in the United States, is at a crossroads. Is assimilation taking place in comparable ways to previous immigrant groups? Are the links to the countries of origin being redefined in the age of contested globalism? How are Latinos changing America and how is America changing Latinos? The... read more
Pushing past the conventional understanding of federal and state courts and the judicial system, this volume examines eight little-known Florida courts. Part 1 details general jurisdiction courts from 1513 to 1865 while part 2 profiles modern-era special jurisdiction courts.Beginning with the state's colonial history, Florida's Other Courts challenges narratives that paint Spain's administrati... read more
Millions of Americans work all day and worry all night, then wake up, get back on the ride, and do it all over again. As a yoga instructor who is also an entertainment lawyer, Kristen Rentz understands what it means to feel wound up and stressed out. She initially developed her YogaNap program to help herself deal with the physical and mental rigors of law school, and quickly found that her st... read more
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, in the late 1950s, a now unrecognizable, priest-fearing backwater suffocating in superstition and strangled by sexual fevers. After an escape to the Bronx, Larry finds himself, like a musical Zelig, side by side with the Ramones and Blondie at CBGBs; the brothers McCourt, Lester Bangs, and Nick Tosches at The Bells of Hell; t... read more
Winner of the 2010 Dartmouth Medal, this major five-volume encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. The set will provide situation profiles and full coverage of the development of the movement, historical cases of abuse, the key figures, major organizations, and a range of other issues in economics, government, religion, and ... read more
Whale song is an astonishing world of sound whose existence no one suspected before the 1960s. Its discovery has forced us to confront the possibility of alien intelligence-not in outer space but right here on earth. Thoughtful, richly detailed, and deeply entertaining, Thousand Mile Song uses the enigma of whale sounds to open up whales' underwater world of sonic mystery. In observing and tal... read more
In this fresh approach to the history of the Black Death, John Hatcher, a world-renowned scholar of the Middle Ages, recreates everyday life in a mid-fourteenth century rural English village. By focusing on the experiences of ordinary villagers as they lived—and died—during the Black Death (1345–50 AD), Hatcher vividly places the reader directly into those tumultuous years and describes in fas... read more
This instant classic relives the most incredible hands by the greatest poker player of all time. Great players, legends and unforgettable events in the history of poker march in and out of fifty years of momentous hands. Sit side-by-side with Doyle as he replays the excitement and life-changing moments of the most exciting and crucial hands in the history of poker—his early games as a rounder ... read more
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