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  • Selling ASAPby Eli Jones

    LSU Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Selling ASAP combines both timely and timeless components of selling to help professionals achieve their sales objectives in today?s fast-paced business world. As the authors demonstrate, rapidly changing customer expectations have led to a dramatic shift in the business of selling. Customers no longer want product experts?they want trusted advisors.... more...

  • Race, Trauma, and Home in the Novels of Toni Morrisonby Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber

    LSU Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    In this first interdisciplinary study of all nine of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison?s novels, Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber investigates how the communal and personal trauma of slavery embedded in the bodies and minds of its victims lives on through successive generations of African Americans. Approaching trauma from several cutting-edge theoretical perspectives?psychoanalytic,... more...

  • In the Creole Twilightby Joshua Clegg Caffery

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 12.95

    Many recurring motifs found in south Louisiana?s culture spring from the state?s rich folklore. Influenced by settlers of European and African heritage, celebrated customs like the Courir de Mardi Gras and fabled creatures like the Loup-Garou are outgrowths of the region?s distinctive oral traditions. Joshua Clegg Caffery?s In the Creole Twilight... more...

  • Impossible Bottleby Claudia Emerson

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 9.95

    This posthumous volume of poetry from Pulitzer Prize winner Claudia Emerson explores the suspended state of existence that illness imposes upon its sufferers?what she calls the ?impossible bottle.? With a strong will and a self-deprecating awareness of the instinct to seek meaning in metaphor, she confronts the indignities, fears, and moments of grace... more...

  • George Washington Carverby Christina Vella

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Nearly every American can cite one of the accomplishments of George Washington Carver. A national monument bears his name, a U.S. coin was minted in his honor, and his induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame is one of many tributes honoring his contributions to scientific advancement and black history. Born into slavery, Carver earned a... more...

  • Billy Cannonby Charles N. deGravelles

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 15.95

    Billy Cannon?s name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU?s only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national championship in 1958, igniting a love of the game in Louisiana and establishing a tradition of greatness at LSU.... more...

  • Audacity Personifiedby Peter S. Carmichael

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 27.00

    Despite the literary outpouring on the life of Robert E. Lee, the southern chieftain remains an enigma. The existing scholarship is so voluminous, complex, and contradictory that it is difficult to penetrate the inner Lee and appreciate him as a general. Peter S. Carmichael has assembled a formidable array of Civil War historians who rigorously return... more...

  • City Adriftby Center for Public Integrity; Dan Rather

    LSU Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    Hurricane Katrina was a stunning example of complete civic breakdown. Beginning on August 29, 2005, the world watched in horror as?despite all the warnings and studies?every system that might have protected New Orleans failed. Levees and canals buckled, pouring more than 100 billion gallons of floodwater into the city. Botched communications crippled... more...

  • Troubled Watersby Paul F. Paskoff

    LSU Press 2007; US$ 38.00

    In Troubled Waters, Paul F. Paskoff offers a comprehensive examination of the federal government's river improvements program, which aimed to reduce hazards to navigation on the great rivers of America's interior during the early and mid-nineteenth century. Danger on the rivers came in a variety of forms. Shoals, rapids, ice, rocks, sandbars, and... more...

  • Brothers One and Allby Mark H. Dunkelman

    LSU Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    During the Civil War, the regiment was the fundamental component of armies both North and South, its reliability and effectiveness crucial to military success. Soldiers' devotion to their regiment -- their esprit de corps -- encouraged unit cohesion and motivated the individual soldier to march into battle and endure the hardships of military life.... more...