Monday, September 29, 2008

From the Back Catalogue!

Adapting Activities for Therapeutic Recreation Service: Concepts and Applications by Jesse Thomas Dixon
ISBN: 0-916304-48-5
Paper / Pages: 100 / $14.50

This book responds to a growing demand for practical devices which will enable disabled persons to participate in a full range of individual recreational services.

The Afterlife of Plays
by Jonathan Miller
ISBN: 1-879691-12-4
Cloth / Pages: 64 / $12.50

The author's Distinguished Graduate Research Lecture addresses the implications of repeated live performances for establishing a play's definitive text. Physician, author, stage producer, and director, Miller has produced twelve plays in the acclaimed B
BC Shakespeare Series, directed six of them, and has directed at least a dozen opera productions for the English National and Frankfurt Opera Companies.

Beyond the Graying of America: Who Cares?

by E. Percil Stanford
ISBN: 1-879691-11-6
Cloth / Pages: 64 / $10.00 Illustrated

This title presents the author's University Research Lecture and a colloquium on the subject of social and cultural attitudes towards aging.

British Activities in California and the Pacific Coast of North America to 1860: An Archival Calendar Guide

by Abraham Nasatir and Gary Monell
ISBN: 0-916304-85-X
Cloth / Pages: 1224 / $175.00 (oversize shipping)

This title provides the raw materials to put the story of English activities in California and the west coast of North America in a historical perspective. Letters are calendared in summary, precise, and verbatim form, with major topics highlighted.

Chant the Names of God: Music and Culture in Bhojpuri-Speaking India
by Edward O. Henry
ISBN: 0-916304-79-5
Paper / Pages: 322 / $19.75

In describing the main occasions of which music enhances cultural events such as weddings, births, and mother goddess worship, Chant the Names of God shows how music responds to its social and cultural contexts.

Coroebus Triumphs: The Alliance of Sport and the Arts

edited by Susan Bandy
ISBN: 0-916304-76-0
Paper / Pages: 304 / $18.75

During the summer of 1984, a collection of scholars, athletes, and artists convened in Coroebus's honor to celebrate the alliance of sport and the arts with the formation of the Sport Literature Association.

Four Trips to Antiquity: Adventures of an Artist in Maya Ruined Cities
by Everett Gee Jackson
ISBN: 1-879691-03-5 (limited, signed) (S) / Pages: 186 / $100.00
ISBN: 1-879691-04-3 / Cloth / $22.95 Illustrated

Four Trips to Antiquity narrates an artist's search through Central America for the space form which inheres in ancient Maya sculpture.

Goat Tails and Doodlebugs: A Journey toward Art
by Everett Gee Jackson
ISBN: 1-879691-18-3, cloth ($22.95)
ISBN: 1-879691-19-1 is limited edition, signed) $100.00

In his fourth book, Everett Gee Jackson recounts tales from his earliest memories through his youth and college years which reveal the gentle nudges that life gave him on the journey to his career as an artist and, especially, as a painter of the Mexican and Central American scene. Jackson was one of several distinguished American artists who worked in Mexico during the 1920s and 1930s. He was, for many years, chair of the Art Department at San Diego State University, and he founded the Latin American Committee of the San Diego Museum of Art.

    Note: There is a special price for the order of both Jackson books, $38.00--illustrated with Jackson drawings in black and white, plus four color plates of his paintings.

Genetic Chemistry and the Future of Medicine
by Arthur Kornberg
ISBN: 0-916304-80-9
Paper / Paper: 54 / $9.50

This title presents Nobel Laureate Arthur Kornberg's formal San Diego State University Distinguished Graduate Research Lecture. It is followed by excerpts from a colloquium discussion and by a short bibliography.

In the Shadow of Man
by Jane Goodall
Paper / Pages: 72 / $12.50

San Diego State University's Fourth Distinguished Graduate Research Lecture, this title features the author's lecture, transcript of a colloquium, and a Goodall bibliography.

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