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New and Notable—National Museum of American History Library

 Here are some of the newest additions to the National Museum of American History Library.

Alone
Alone together: why we expect more from technology and less from each other
Sherry Turkle. Basic Books, c2011.

Information technology — Social aspects.

Interpersonal relations.

Human-computer interaction.

HM851 .T86 2011

Property
American property: a history of how, why, and what we own
Stuart Banner. Harvard University Press, 2011.

Contents: 

Lost property — The rise of intellectual property — A bundle of rights — Owning the news — People, not things — Owning sound — Owning fame — From the tenement to the condominium — The law of the land — Owning wavelengths — The new property — Owning life — Property resurgent — The end of property?

Subject: 

Property — United States — History.

Right of property — United States — History.

KF562 .B36 2011

88
88: the giants of jazz piano
by Robert L. Doerschuk. Hal Leonard Pub., c2001.

Contents: 

On sound disc: Elite syncopations (Mary Lou Williams) (2:45) — Cha Cha for Charlie (Dick Wellstood (4:21) — My funny valentine (Dorothy Donegan) (4:27) — Soflee (Roger Kellaway) (8:46) — Donna Lee (Bill Charlap (3:27) — What a little moonlight can do (Teddy Wilson) (4:04) — Somebody stole my gal (Dave McKenna) (5:14) — Boogie woogie on the St. Louis blues (Earl Hines) (6:31) — What is this thing calles love (Adam Makowicz) — Ain't misbehavin' (Willie "the Lion" Smith) (5:58) — On, what a beautiful morning (Hank Jones) (4:56).

Subject: 

Pianists — Biography.

Jazz musicians — Biography.

Piano music (Jazz) — History and criticism.

ML397 .D64 2001

Sticks
Sticks 'n' skins: a photography book about the world of drumming featuring the photography of Fotos by Folletts and Lissa Wales
author Jules Follett. Fotos by Folletts, c2009.

Subject: 

Drum — Pictoral works.

Drum — History.

Drummers (Musicians) — History.

Drummers (Musicians) — Pictoral works.

ML1035 .F65 2009  NMAH CULTURAL HISTORY

Ceramic
Biographies in American ceramic art: 1870-1970
Ken Forster. Schiffer Pub., c2010.

Subject: 

Potters — United States — Biography — Dictionaries.

Pottery, American — 19th century.

Pottery, American — 20th century.

NK4200 .F67 2010NMAH CERAMICS & GLASS

AltCeramic
Alternative American ceramics, 1870-1955: the other American art pottery
Ken Forster. Schiffer Publishing, 2010.

Summary: 

A study of pottery not made for profit. Details recreational, therapeutic, governmental, philanthropic, academic, and other non-commercial programs in pottery.

Subject: 

Pottery, American — 19th century.

Pottery, American — 20th century.

Porcelain, American — 19th century.

Porcelain, American — 20th century.

NK4007 .F677 2010 NMAH CERAMICS & GLASS

 

Chris Cottrill

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