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Poetry of Leadership and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This final volume in Professor Pietroni’s impressive collection explores the concept of leadership. In developing its theme, the book introduces the myth of the great leader and details the attributes of the compassionate leader.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Economics, Politics and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this volume Professor Pietroni explores the poetry of economics and politics using the metaphor of the Greek god Atlas, who carries Earth on his shoulders as punishment for being unhospitable to Perseus.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Healthcare and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This eighth volume by Professor Pietroni focuses on why the concept of compassion is so important in our health-care system and what can be done to restore its centrality in the doctor/patient encounter.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Press, Power, and Culture in Imperial Brazil

Edited by Hendrik KraayCelso Thomas CastilhoTeresa Cribelli

Press, Power, and Culture in Imperial Brazil introduces recent Brazilian scholarship to English-language readers, providing fresh perspectives on newspaper and periodical culture in the Brazilian empire from 1822 to 1889.

Religious Transformation in Maya Guatemala

Cultural Collapse and Christian Pentecostal Revitalization
Edited by John P. Hawkins

Drawing on over fifty years of research and data collected by field-school students, Hawkins argues that two factors—cultural collapse and systematic social and economic exclusion—explain the recent religious transformation of Maya Guatemala and the style and emotional intensity through which that transformation is expressed.

Public Waters

Lessons from Wyoming for the American West
By Anne MacKinnon

Public Waters shows how, as popular hopes and dreams meet tough terrain, a central idea that has historically structured water management can guide water policy for Western states today.

Pious Imperialism

Spanish Rule and the Cult of Saints in Mexico City
By Cornelius Conover

This book analyzes Spanish rule and Catholic practice from the consolidation of Spanish control in the Americas in the sixteenth century to the loss of these colonies in the nineteenth century by following the life and afterlife of an accidental martyr, San Felipe de Jésus.

To Serve the People

My Life Organizing with Cesar Chavez and the Poor
By LeRoy Chatfield

In this collection of what the author calls Easy Essays, Chatfield recounts his childhood, explains the social issues that have played a significant role in his life and work, and uncovers the lack of justice he saw all too frequently.

New Mexico Food Trails

A Road Tripper's Guide to Hot Chile, Cold Brews, and Classic Dishes from the Land of Enchantment
By Carolyn Graham

New Mexico Food Trails takes readers and road trippers on a tour of the state with their taste buds, through towns large and small, where cooks and chefs are putting their own spin on New Mexico’s most famous ingredients and dishes.

The Hi Lo Country

60th Anniversary Edition
By Max Evans

At its heart, The Hi Lo Country is the story of the friendship between two men, their mutual love of a woman, and their allegiance to the harsh, dry, achingly beautiful New Mexico high-desert grassland.

Subjects: Fiction

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