By Bernard S. Katz,C. Daniel Vencill
Describing the lads who've led the U.S. Treasury considering its construction in 1789, this booklet profiles those that have held the cupboard place of Secretary of the Treasury from Alexander Hamilton to Robert Rubin. each one profile presents the reader with an realizing of the fellow, the issues he confronted, and the contributions he made. whereas targeting the commercial coverage difficulties of an period and the recommendations the secretary provided, each one profile additionally contains a vignette illustrating the secretary's character and history. a few signify backgrounds of cash and gear, others backgrounds of simplicity and anonymity. a few got here to the workplace with higher stature than once they left, whereas others made an important mark on our nation's monetary history.
Alexander Hamilton, the 1st Secretary of the Treasury, in addition to gathering and dispersing the general public profit, made the Treasury a major enterprise for selling the country's fiscal improvement and financial soundness. because the nice melancholy, the Treasury's regulatory services were articulated and elaborated. operating with the President's cupboard and with greatest statistical facts, the secretaries have sought to research the industrial outlook and to coordinate authentic activities, together with guidelines to keep up a robust and reliable U.S. buck. The essays during this publication, written through 24 experts, illustrate how the Secretary of the Treasury is liable for formulating and recommending household and overseas monetary, monetary, and tax coverage, engaging within the formula of large financial regulations with basic importance for the financial system, and handling the general public debt. The biographies illustrate carrying on with subject matters of financial administration as our country developed over two hundred stormy years of background. additionally they supply an intimate examine sixty nine person secretaries, with tales and proof approximately their management, rules, variety, and administrative prowess, including their character and kinfolk lives.
By Timothy Flynn
By Alice Crosetto,Rajinder Garcha
InDeath, Loss, and Grief in Literature for Youth, Alice Crosetto and Rajinder Garcha establish hundreds of thousands of assets that would aid educators, execs, mom and dad, siblings, guardians, and scholars know about dealing with the lack of a family member and the grief approach. those assets contain books, websites, and media titles geared toward scholars and people assisting them throughout the grieving method. Chapters during this quantity contain fiction and non-fiction titles in regards to the lack of a friend, a pal, and a puppy, in addition to normal reference assets, curricular assets, and websites.
Annotations supply entire bibliographical descriptions of the entries, and every access is pointed out with the grade degrees for which it's best acceptable. stories from famous guides also are integrated anyplace attainable. somebody drawn to locatingpriceless assets relating to dying and grieving will locate a lot of price during this crucial tool.
By James A. Kaser
In The Chicago of Fiction: A source Guide, James A. Kaser offers specific synopses for greater than 1,200 works of fiction considerably set in Chicago and released among 1852 and 1980. The synopses comprise plot summaries, names of significant characters, and a sign of actual settings. An appendix presents bibliographical info for works relationship from 1981 good into the twenty first century, whereas a biographical part presents easy information regarding the authors, a few of whom are vague and will be tough to discover in different sources.
Written to aid researchers in finding works of fiction for research, the plot summaries spotlight ways that the works contact on significant features of social background and cultural experiences (i.e., type, ethnicity, gender, immigrant event, and race). The e-book is additionally an invaluable reader advisory device for librarians and readers who are looking to establish fabrics for rest studying, relatively when you consider that style, juvenile, and younger grownup fiction, in addition to literary fiction, are included.
By Susan H. Hayes Hitchens
Karel Husa is a Czechoslovakian-American composer and educator who has made vital contributions to fashionable musical literature. specifically renowned for his compositions for wind band, Husa is additionally in consistent call for as a visitor conductor and lecturer through the musical international. This quantity presents a whole advisor to his compositions and to recordings of his paintings, including a whole bibliography.
Following a quick biography is an inventory of Husa's compositions, prepared through style. each one access contains the date of composition, period of the paintings, and the functionality medium, in addition to information in relation to the fee, ultimate, and e-book. The discography of commercially produced recordings of Husa's song is prepared alphabetically and provides details on label and label quantity, date of factor, contents, and performers. The bibliography is complete, directory writings via and approximately Husa and annotating each one paintings stated. Systematic cross-referencing is used during the e-book. A handy source for musicians and musicologists, this bio-bibliography is a suitable selection for track and educational libraries.
By John Corrigan,Eric Crump,John Kloos
The research of faith and emotion has emerged as a tremendous element of the present renaissance within the examine of emotion happening around the arts and sciences. Emotion and faith: A serious review and Annotated Bibliography gathers over 1,200 entries from scholarly literature within the fields of historical past, psychology, sociology, anthropology, theology, and philosophy. This specified bibliography demonstrates the coherence of faith and emotion reports as a space of study whereas noting the breadth of that quarter and the ways that researchers have hired a number of tools and disciplinary methods. an intensive introductory essay identifies the top topics within the scholarship and demonstrates either the complexity of the sphere and the ways that paintings from a number of disciplinary views has overlapped. that includes striking annotations and an in depth evaluation of the sphere, this booklet demonstrates the breadth and power of scholarly examine during this area.
The bibliography is equipped into 3 unique elements. half I specializes in historic stories and comprises the scholarship on quite a few time classes, starting with precedent days. half II, on Social and Behavioral Sciences, contains sections on mental reports, anthropological reports, and sociological reports. Theological and Philosophical reviews are tested partly III. This significant new reference concludes with distinct indices on authors and subject matters. Emotion and Religion charts a massive region of scholarship for the 1st time, making it a necessary contribution to the scholarship in itself.
By Mark Casson,Andrew Godley
By Gary Carner
All different types of sound material—studio recordings, deepest tapes and pronounces, movie ratings, viewers tapes, or even jingles—are indexed, and Adams' oeuvre is driven again from 1956 to 1947, whilst Adams used to be sixteen years outdated, earlier than he performed baritone saxophone. as a result of Carner's entry to Adams' property, simply ahead of its disposition in 1987, a lot new discographical fabric is integrated, now tested through Adams' date books and correspondence.
Since Adams labored in such a lot of of the good bands of his period,Pepper Adams' pleasure Road is a fresh, occasionally irreverent stroll via a wide swath of jazz heritage. This paintings additionally capabilities as an almost whole band discography of the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the main influential sizeable band of its time. Adams was once a founding member and stayed with the band until eventually a yr prior to Jones left to relocate in Denmark. eventually, Carner charts the ascent of Adams as an unique but nonetheless underappreciated composer, one that wrote forty three special works, approximately half them after August, 1977, while he left Jones-Lewis to travel the area as a soloist. Pepper Adams' pleasure street, the first booklet ever released approximately Pepper Adams, is a better half to the author's drawing close biography on Adams.
By Manfred Schartl,Julia Maria Erber-Schropp
By Jos Willems