GIF Textbooks: Spring 2016

Textbook List Updated:  3 December 2015

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  • USA = Purchase textbook in U.S.; NOT available in Florence
  • GIF = Textbook available for checkout at the GIF Library, or texts provided by instructor
  • NTR = No Textbook Required
  • FLO = Purchase in Florence
  • OPT/FLO = Optional text; available for purchase in Florence
  • LTD = Limited number of copies available for checkout at GIF; reserve a copy in advance or purchase in Florence
  • LTD/USA = Limited number of copies available for checkout at GIF; otherwise purchase in the U.S. - NOT available for purchase in Florence
  • TBD = To Be Determined

NOTE: You may contact the GIF librarian (librarygif@gmail.com) to reserve titles listed as 'LTD.' These items will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no need to reserve items listed as 'GIF'  - this means that texts will be provided for everyone enrolled in the course.

TEXTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED--PLEASE CHECK THIS SITE PERIODICALLY  BEFORE YOUR DEPARTURE AS PURCHASE LOCATION OF TEXTBOOKS MAY CHANGE



COURSE NUMBER & TITLE INSTRUCTOR TEXT TITLE AUTHORS EDITION ISBN AVAILABILITY (Copies @ GIF)
BFIN 320: Principles of Finance TBA Applied Corporate Finance Damodaran, A. 2010 (only) 978-0470384640 USA
COMM 480: Cross Cultural Communication Birindelli TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR N/A N/A N/A N/A
ECON 289: Political & Economic History of Europe in the 20th Century Giuntini Age of Extremes - The Short Twentieth Century 1914-1991 Hobsbawm, Eric 1995 (only) 978-0349106717 FLO
ECON 304 & ENVS 320: Economics of Environmental Protection Evans Environmental Economics, An Introduction Field, B.C. & Field, M.K. 6th ed., McGraw-Hill  (older ok) 978-0073511481 USA
ENGL 202: Studies in Fiction Raveggi course reader N/A N/A N/A N/A
ENGL 305: The Writing Traveler Magarian Italy: True Stories oF Life on the Road Calcagno, A. 2001 (older ok) 978-1885211729 FLO
ENGL 305: The Writing Traveler Magarian In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction Jones, M.P. & Kitchen, J.K. 1996 (older ok) 978-0393314922 TBD
ENGL 366: Storytelling Belacchi Lunar Park Bret Easton Ellis N/A N/A FLO
ENGL 366: Storytelling Belacchi My Struggle Karl Ove Knausgård N/A N/A FLO
ENGL 366: Storytelling Belacchi Hunger Games Suzanne Collins N/A N/A FLO
ENGL 366: Storytelling Belacchi The Ship Of Theseus J.J. Abrams N/A N/A USA
ENSC 301: Mechanics of Material I Salvatori Mechanics of Materials Beer, Johnston, DeWolf, Mazurek 6th (only) 978-0073380285 LTD/USA (7)
ENSC 306: Dynamics Olmi Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics Hibbeler, R.C. 13th (older ok) 978-0132911276 LTD/USA (9)
ENSC 352: Fluid Mechanics Bisconti Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics Munson, Rothmayer, Okiishi, Huebsch 7th (only) 978-1118116135 LTD/USA (3)
HIST 312 & ITAL 367: Renaissance Europe Sabbadini The Renaissance in Europe Margaret L. King, Laurence King Publishing, London 2003 GIF (12)
HIST 390: History and Culture of Food in Italy Gualandi Course Reader N/A N/A N/A GIF (45)
HIST 390: Ancient Rome Pettena A Brief History of the Romans M.T. Boatwright, D.J. Gargola, R.J.A. Talbert 2006 (only) 978-0195187151 LTD/FLO (4)
ITAL 101: Elementary Italian I - all Sections Staff TBD TBD  TBD TBD FLO
ITAL 102: Elementary Italian II - all Sections Staff TBD TBD TBD TBD FLO
ITAL 106: Elementary Italian Conversation II - all sections Staff TBD TBD  TBD TBD FLO
ITAL 201: Intermediate Italian I Staff TBD TBD  TBD TBD FLO
ITAL 202: Intermediate Italian II Staff TBD TBD  TBD TBD FLO
ITAL 206: Intermediate Italian Conversation II Staff TBD TBD  TBD TBD FLO
ITAL 302: Advanced Italian II Staff TBD TBD  TBD TBD FLO
ITAL 308: Italian Through Cinema Staff TBD TBD TBD TBD FLO
MATH 260: Ordinary Differential Equations Burch Contact instructor for textbook details       USA
MATH 321: Statistics for Experimentalists - Sections 1& 2 Burch Probability & Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences Devore, J.L 8th (only) 978-0538733526 LTD/USA (12)
MGMT 350: Principles of Management Mancini Management-People, Performance, Change Gomez-Mejia, L.R., Balkin, D., & Cardy, R.L. 3rd (only) 978-0073027432 GIF (30)
MKTG 310: Principles of Marketing - Sections 1 & 2 Evans Foundations of Marketing  Pride, W.M. & Ferrell, O.C. 6th (only) 978-1285429779 USA
MUSC 185 & WGST 380: Trends in Contemporary Music from Rock'n'Roll to the Extremes Costa Course Reader N/A N/A N/A FLO
OPER 340: Operations Management Pazzaglia Operations Management: Creating Value along the Supply Chain Russell & Taylor 8th (only) 978-1118738542 GIF (50)
PHIL 301: Ethics - Sections 1 & 2 Traxler Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle; Terence Irwin tr. Hackett
Publishing Company, 1999
   FLO
PHIL 301: Ethics - Sections 1 & 2 Traxler The Life You Can Save: How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty Peter Singer New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks,2010   FLO
PHIL 301: Ethics - Sections 1 & 2 Traxler Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a world of strangers Kwame Anthony Appiah New York & London: W.W. Norton Company, 2006   FLO
PHIL 472 & VART 466: Philosophy of Art Vossilla TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR N/A N/A N/A GIF
POLS 331: Modern Political Thought Gbikpi MATERIAL PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR N/A N/A N/A FLO
POLS 345: Machiavelli and the Romans Gbikpi The portable Machiavelli Peter Bondanella and Mark Musa, eds. Penguin Books 1979 978-0-14-015092-6 LTD/FLO (2)
POLS 345: Machiavelli and the Romans Gbikpi The Prince Machiavelli Norton, 1992 (only) 978-0393962208 LTD/FLO (3)
PSYC 375: Cross-Cultural Psychology Passeri Culture & Psychology David Matsumoto, Linda Juang 5th/Int'l (older ok) 978-1111344948 LTD/FLO (9)
RELI 211 & WGST 252: Feminist Christian Doctrine Siejk Women In Christian Traditions Rebecca Moore 2015 (or older) N/A USA
RELI 211 & WGST 252: Feminist Christian Doctrine Siejk Modern Introduction to Theology Philip Kennedy 2006 (or older) N/A USA
RELI 211 & WGST 252: Feminist Christian Doctrine Siejk Christian Thought and Practice Natalie Weaver 2012 (or older) N/A USA
RELI 211 & WGST 252: Feminist Christian Doctrine Siejk Course Reader N/A N/A N/A FLO
RELI 385: Feminist Theologies Siejk Course Reader N/A N/A N/A FLO
RELI 385: Feminist Theologies Siejk The Islamic Veil Elizabeth Bucar 2012 N/A USA
RELI 385: Feminist Theologies Siejk Women and World Religions Lucinda Peach 2002 N/A USA
RELI 385: Feminist Theologies Siejk Introducing Feminist Theology Anne Clifford 2001  N/A USA
RELI 390: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Faith in a World Come of Age Andreini TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR N/A N/A N/A TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR
SOCI 295: Cultural Globalization: A Euro-American Perspective Birindelli TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR N/A N/A N/A TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR
SOCI 295: Sociology of the Arts Birindelli TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR N/A N/A N/A TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR
VART 202: Figure Drawing in Florence Jochamowitz NO TEXT N/A   N/A NO TEXT REQUIRED
VART 221: Painting I Jochamowitz NO TEXT N/A   N/A NO TEXT REQUIRED
VART 294: Florence of the Medici Carrara Rise and Fall of the House of Medici Hibbert N/A N/A GIF (60)
VART 322: Fresco Jochamowitz NO TEXT N/A   N/A NO TEXT REQUIRED
VART 385: Figure Drawing I Jochamowitz NO TEXT N/A   N/A NO TEXT REQUIRED
VART 393: Modern Italian Art Carrara Italian art in the Twentieth Century Emily Brown London: Prestel, 1989   USA
VART 393: Modern Italian Art Carrara Art in modern Italy: from the Macchialioli to the Transavanguardia. In The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture pp. 243-263 Eugenia Paulicelli Cambridge University Press, 1999    TBD
VART 401: Renaissance Architecture Vossilla Course reader N/A N/A N/A TEXTS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTOR