Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nursing textbook honored

Connell School of Nursing Associate Professor Rosanna DeMarco and co-editor/contributor Gail Harkness were honored by the American Journal of Nursing with a 2011 “Book of the Year” Award for their textbook Community and Public Health Nursing: Evidence for Practice.The textbook … Continue reading

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Murder mystery in Charlestown

Boston College alumnus Tom MacDonald has published The Charlestown Connection, which tells the story of Dermot Sparhawk, a former all-American football star at Boston College, who takes to the streets of Boston to solve his godfather’s murder. MacDonald says he … Continue reading

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Muslims in Europe

 The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration, a new book by Boston College Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence, traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the growing presence of Muslim immigrants in … Continue reading

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Strike up the band

The Boston Globe recently featured author Erin Dionne, BC Class of 1997. Dionne is the author of several books, including the recent Notes from an Accidental Band Geek, (cited by BC Bookmarks back in September). The book, geared for middle … Continue reading

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Why Europe and not Asia?

Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600–1850, by Boston College Associate Professor of History Prasannan Parthasarathi, offers a new answer to the question of why Europe industrialized from the late 18th century, but Asia did … Continue reading

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