Nigeria & India, Women Cartoonists, Crime & Popular Culture, the International Herald Tribune Archive | Reference: May 1, 2018

Succinct, nonpartisan coverage of two rapidly changing countries; Kennedy's work is refreshingly free of art jargon, making it accessible and intriguing; a beautiful reference that would not be out of place on the art shelves; the International Herald Tribune Archive showcases a unique piece of U.S. journalistic history
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Campbell, John & Matthew Page. Nigeria. Jul. 2018. 206p. photos. maps. notes. ISBN 9780190657987. Kamdar, Mira. India in the 21st Century. May 2018. 226p. maps. ISBN 9780199973590. ea. vol. Oxford Univ. (What Everyone Needs To Know). maps. pap. $16.95. REF

Kennedy, Martha H. Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists. Univ. Pr. of Mississippi. Feb. 2018. 255p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781496815927. $50. FINE ARTS

**The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture. 3 vols. Oxford Univ. Mar. 2018. 2232p. ed. by Nicole Rafter & Michelle Brown. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780190494674. $595. CRIME

Smith, Paul. The Book of Seeds: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World. Univ. of Chicago. Feb. 2018. 656p. illus. maps. index. ISBN 9780226362236. $55. SCI


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