A Year with the CatechismA Year with the Catechism
by Petroc Willey, Dominic Scotto, Donald Asci, Elizabeth Siegel
The Catechism of the Catholic Church gives Catholics everything they need to have a greater understanding of the faith. But reading the Catechism cover to cover can be difficult and intimidating.A Year with the Catechism: 365 Day Reading Plan brings the treasures of the Catechism to aspiring readers in manageable, bite-sized pieces. Each day, a bri ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2018-02-21 | ISBN-13: 9781681921594

Galleries of Friendship and FameGalleries of Friendship and Fame
Elizabeth Siegel
Galleries of Friendship and Fame is the first comprehensive investigation of the origin, development, and practices of 19th-century American photograph albums. In this fascinating book, the author argues that the album—whether functioning as family record, parlor entertainment, social register, national portrait gallery, or advertisement for phot ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780300154061

Abelardo MorellAbelardo Morell
by Abelardo Morell, Elizabeth Siegel
A riveting retrospective of the imaginative photographs created by contemporary artist Abelardo Morell Over the past twenty-five years, Abelardo Morell (b. 1948) has earned international praise for his images that use the language of photography to explore visual surprise and wonder. Born in Havana, Cuba, Morell came to the United States as a teena ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 2013-06-25 | ISBN-13: 9780300184556

Playing With PicturesPlaying With Pictures
Elizabeth Siegel
Human heads on animal bodies, people in fanciful landscapes, faces that are deftly morphed into common household objects—these are among the Victorian experiments in photocollage seen and explained in this marvelous book. With sharp wit and dramatic shifts of scale, these images flouted the serious conventions of photography in the 1860s and 1870 ...
Number of pages: 200 | Publication Date: 2009-11-17 | ISBN-13: 9780300141146

On the PillOn the Pill
Elizabeth Siegel Watkins
"In 1968, a popular writer ranked the pill's importance with the discovery of fire and the developments of tool-making, hunting, agriculture, urbanism, scientific medicine, and nuclear energy. Twenty-five years later, the leading British weekly, the Economist, listed the pill as one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The image of the oral co ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2001-09-14 | ISBN-13: 9780801868214

Medicating Modern AmericaMedicating Modern America
With Americans paying more than $200 billion each year for prescription pills, the pharmaceutical business is the most profitable in the nation. The popularity of prescription drugs in recent decades has remade the doctor/patient relationship, instituting prescription-writing and pill-taking as an integral part of medical practice and everyday life ...
Number of pages: 262 | Publication Date: 2007-01-08 | ISBN-13: 9780814783016

The Estrogen ElixirThe Estrogen Elixir
Elizabeth Siegel Watkins
In the first complete history of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), Elizabeth Siegel Watkins illuminates the complex and changing relationship between the medical treatment of menopause and cultural conceptions of aging. Describing the development, spread, and shifting role of HRT in America from the early twentieth century to the present, Watkins ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2007-04-16 | ISBN-13: 9780801886027

Tokihiro SatoTokihiro Sato
Elizabeth Siegel
Photographer Tokihiro Sato (born 1957), along with contemporaries Toshio Shibata and Naoya Hatakeyama, focuses on the shifting landscape of modern Japan. Using a 8 x 10 inch camera fitted with a darkening filter, Sato creates lengthy exposures in which he moves throughout landscapes, pausing periodically with a mirror that reflects sunlight back at ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2005-02-15 | ISBN-13: 9780865592179

Renia's DiaryRenia's Diary
Renia Spiegel
A New York Times bestseller A USA Today bestsellerThe long-hidden diary of a young Polish woman's life during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into EnglishRenia Spiegel was born in 1924 to an upper-middle class Jewish family living in southeastern Poland, near what was at that time the border with Romania. At the start of 1939 Renia beg ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2019-09-24 | ISBN-13: 9781250244024

Therapeutic RevolutionsTherapeutic Revolutions
When asked to compare the practice of medicine today to that of a hundred years ago, most people will respond with a story of therapeutic revolution: Back then we had few effective remedies, but now we have more (and more powerful) tools to fight disease, from antibiotics to psychotropics to steroids to anticancer agents. This collection challenge ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2016-11-23 | ISBN-13: 9780226390871

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