Search Results: "Daniel P. Erikson"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Terrific background, keen insight and an evenhanded critical distance distinguish Erikson's fine work."
Cogent summary of decades of Cuban-American animus, plus speculation about future détente. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"Despite occasional flashes of jingoism, Bolger emerges as a military thinker of rugged intelligence, and his conclusion—that the rules of war are changing rapidly and American military doctrine must change accordingly—appears accurate. (32 b&w photos, 12 maps, 20 diagrams, not seen)"
An insightful investigation of ``Operations Other Than War'' (OOTW)—military jargon for the plethora of unconventional warlike operations in which the US has engaged in recent years. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Too much jargon for the layperson, too trivial for the amateur battlefield historian. (photos, not seen)"
A rambling, jingoistic account of the various adventures of America's ground infantry, by a US army colonel and infantry brigade commander with a doctorate in history from the University of Chicago (Savage Peace: Americans at War in the 1990s, 1995). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 6, 2013

"Imparts basic, well-targeted knowledge while not burdening readers with an overwhelming amount of detail."
A financial adviser offers practical advice to baby boomers about leaving a legacy and protecting assets in old age. Read full book review >

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WHY WE LOST by Daniel P. Bolger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"With vigorous, no-nonsense prose and an impressive clarity of vision, this general does not mince blame in this chronicle of failure."
A former commander of advisory teams in Iraq and Afghanistan offers historical perspective and a forthright breakdown of the failure of those conflicts. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A helpful compendium to the heroes of the American Catholic Church."
Part devotional guide, part encyclopedia, Saints and Blesseds of the Americas will find a welcome place on the shelves of a new generation of Catholics. Read full book review >

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IVAN PAVLOV by Daniel P. Todes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 31, 2014

"A comprehensive, nuanced picture of Pavlov's life and times and his seminal contributions to science."
An expansive scholarly biography of Russia's most eminent scientist. Read full book review >

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TRUTH INSURRECTED by Daniel P. Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 16, 2014

"A multigenre espionage tale that's unquestionably entertaining."
In Douglas' debut sci-fi thriller, an anonymous source puts a former FBI agent on the trail of a government conspiracy involving aliens. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 2017

"Much more than just an overview of how new DNA research has enlightened our understanding of anxiety, this is an empowering guide to combating the stress epidemic."
New scientific evidence shows that anxiety can become embedded in a person's biology as early as in utero. As a longtime psychology professor shows, this discovery provides unprecedented insight into why some people are locked into a perpetual anxious state and how social practices can break the cycle. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 28, 1994

"Unfortunately, Erikson, who often testifies in litigation cases involving trauma, leaves the reader frustrated and ultimately dissatisfied by his failure to bring up to date his report and conclusions on the communities examined."
Erikson (Sociology/Yale) expands his earlier examination of communities under stress (Everything in Its Path, 1977) in an attempt to define a new kind of trauma that those victimized by man-made disasters now face. Read full book review >