Magazine article Phi Kappa Phi Forum


Magazine article Phi Kappa Phi Forum


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Pedro Menendez de Aviles and the Conquest of Florida: A New Manuscript by Gonzalo Solis de Meras, edited, annotated, and translated by David Arbesů. $74.95. University Press of Florida. Authoritative edition of an eyewitness account of the founding of a 1565 expedition to Florida.

The Rise of the Memoir by Alex Zwerdling. $90. Oxford University Press. Examines the growth and the appeal of the memoir through the work of Rousseau, Orwell, Nabokov, and others.

Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters by Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger. $34. The MIT Press. The nature, value, and problems with sustainability, using three case studies: the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Australia's National Water Management System, and food production in the Mekong region of Southeast Asia.

Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women's Literature: From Phillis Wheatley to Toni Morrison by Geneva Cobb Moore. $59.99. 'The University of South Carolina Press. A combination of literature, history, criticism, and theory exploring the historical black experience in the literature of nine female writers.

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