May 2008 Entries
During the long eighteenth century the coffee-house brought about profound cultural transformations in English society. Much of the evidence for this view comes from printed satires, plays and histories of the period, many anonymous, fugitive and vulgar. This four-volume edition reprints in facsimile this rare body of texts.
Markman Ellis, ed., Eighteenth-Century Coffee-House Culture, London: Pickering & Chatto, 2006.
We have a useful new book in the library for anyone writing a thesis.
Lunenburg, Frederick C., and Beverly J. Irby. 2008. Writing a Successful Thesis or Dissertation: Tips and Strategies for Students in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press.
(General Library 808.066378 L96)
The Australasian Religion Index (ARI) is an author and subject index covering over eighty religious and theological serials published in Australia or New Zealand and representing all religious traditions. Related areas of study such as history and sociology are also covered.
NEXT WEEKS Pacific Postgraduate Programme Seminar.
PACIFIC JURISPRUDENCE: THE CASE OF SAMOA
Presenter: Judge A’e’au Semi Epati
When: May 31, 2008 11.00am – 12.00noon
Where: Fale Pasifika, Centre of Pacific Studies, The University of Auckland
Users of Project MUSE articles and Tables of Contents in the recently-launched new format may have noticed an additional feature - "clickable" subject headings for each article, allowing fast and easy connections to related content in Project MUSE.
Charles Becker, a library director writing in the reviewing journal Choice, discusses the appeal of popular history to undergraduates who "claim their failure to read is a time issue, yet for most it is an interest issue".
The online Encyclopedia of World Poverty provides extensive information.
The Cambridge Companions in Philosophy collection is available online via the database Cambridge Collections Online.
Primary sources on food aid are accessible in CQ Electronic Library's collections.