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Faculty Books

  • Fritzman Hegel (Polity Classic Thinkers Series)

    J.M. Fritzman, associate professor of philosophy, offers both an excellent introduction to Hegel’s wide-ranging philosophy for students, as well as an innovative critique that will con- tribute to ongoing debates in the field. The book was named a 2014 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine.
    Polity, 2014. 224 pages. 

  • Kodachi The Historical Formation and Social Background of the Lotus Sutra With Geopolitical Studies

    Rev. Zuigaku Kodachi, professor emeritus of Japanese language and literature, explores the development of the Lotus Sutra in its historical context along the Silk Road linking South and East Asia. He treats this important scripture as the product of cultural exchanges inflected by interregional history, politics, and commerce. Kodachi, who was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun With Silver and Golden Rays by the Emperor of Japan, taught at Lewis & Clark for more than 50 years.

    Sankibo Busshorin Publishing Company, Tokyo, Japan, 2014. 268 pages. 

  • Bennett The Civic Imagination: Making a Difference in American Political Life

    Elizabeth Bennett, assistant profes- sor of international affairs, coauthors a text that provides a rich empirical description of civic life and a broader discussion of the future of democ- racy in contemporary America. Paradigm Publishers, 2014. 

    184 pages.

Alumni Books

  • Blee Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

    Lisa Blee B.A. ’02, assistant professor of history at Wake Forest, explores critical questions surrounding the murder conviction of Chief Leschi, a Nisqually leader who was found guilty in 1855 but was posthumously exonerated in 2004.

    University of North Carolina Press, 2014. 320 pages. 

  • Levering The Water Leveling With Us

    Donald Levering CAS ’72 offers a collection of poems focusing on the critical dramas of our era: the impacts of climate change, milita- rization, and consumerism. His recent honors include being named a finalist for the Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize and the Jane Kenyon Award.

    Red Mountain Press, 2014. 78 pages. 

  • Fioravanti 360 Degrees of Grief: Reflections of Hope

    Kayla Fioravanti B.A. ’90 writes and edits a collection of first-person stories detailing how scores of people from different walks of life have dealt with grief in a myriad
    of circumstances.

    Selah Press, 2014. 320 pages. 

  • Gilbertson Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them

    Tina Gilbertson M.A. ’07 helps readers accept and embrace diffi- cult feelings with self-compassion for greater emotional health.
    Viva Editions, 2014. 256 pages. 

  • Wesselhoeft Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways to Fly

    Conrad Wesselhoeft B.A. ’76 authors a coming-of-age novel about video gamer and daredevil dirt bike rider Arlo Santiago, who is recruited by the U.S. military to pilot drone missions in Pakistan. When the game becomes all too real, he must reconcile his duty with the violent death that haunts his family.

    HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014. 352 pages. 

  • Hoyt Crow’s Mind

    Richard Hoyt B.M. ’83, author of the John Denson Pacific Northwest mysteries, pens a new novel introducing Jake Hipp, “a modern-day Henry David Thoreau” as sleuth, and Willow Blackwing, his American Indian partner.

    Moonshine Cove Publishing, 2013. 266 pages. 

  • Leeson My-Te-Fine Merchant: Fred Meyer’s Retail Revolution

    Fred Leeson J.D. ’82 presents the first detailed biography of one of Oregon’s most aggressive and successful entrepreneurs: Fred G. Meyer, founder of the
    Fred Meyer department store chain.

    Irvington Press, 2014. 266 pages. 

  • Cantelon Continuity: A Book of Poems

    Charles Cantelon B.A. ’70 pens his first book of poetry. He also provided the photo for the book’s cover, which he says is “a double exposure I did of the staircase in the Manor House at Lewis & Clark, back in the day.”

    Xlibris, 2014. 60 pages. 

  • Waterman Holding On and Letting Go

    Erin Waterman B.A. ’88 wrote these poems over the course of 30 years. She says she spends “every waking moment appreciating the natural world and striving toward gratitude for all life’s lessons.”

    CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014. 72 pages. 

  • Lim Politics in East Asia: Explaining Change and Continuity

    Timothy Lim B.S. ’82, professor of political science at California State University at Los Angeles, presents a systematic, innovative introduction to the dynamic politics and political economies of China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan. Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014. 420 pages. 

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