Mountains Beyond Mountains—and Beyond!

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The Library wants to help you join the campus conversation on this year's One Book, One Northwestern selection, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World.  Our new exhibit "Global Health: Access and Information" (September 7 through October 22, 2010) takes you beyond Tracy Kidder's fascinating look at a doctor who's dedicated his life to serving some of the world's poorest populations.  We're featuring a selection of Dr. Farmer's own books; previous books by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Kidder; and items that highlight the diversity of the Northwestern University Library research collections, including

    • The papers of Dr. Quentin Young, a Northwestern Medical School Alumnus and national leader on public health policy and social justice issues
    • Rare materials dating back to the eighteenth century documenting efforts to alleviate poverty and disease among the global poor
    • Books on global health initiatives in Africa, and
    • Books, reports and journals describing emergency transportation and evacuation in the wake of natural disasters

Here's a partial bibliography from Library departments contributing to the exhibit that will help you explore Mountains Beyond Mountains—and our collections.

Academic Liaison Services

Books by Tracy Kidder:

Among Schoolchildren
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989.
MAIN Lower Level Section 372.1102 K46a

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
MAIN Library 690.837 K46h

Mountains Beyond Mountains
New York: Random House, 2003.
MAIN Library 306.461 F234Zk
Also available as an e-book

Old Friends
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
MAIN Library 305.26097 K46o

The Soul of a New Machine
Boston: Little Brown, 1981.
MAIN Library 621.3819 K46s

Strength in What Remains
New York: Random House, 2009.
AFRICANA 305.89675 N736Zk

My Detachment:  A Memoir
New York: Random House, 2005.
Available as an e-book

Books by Paul Farmer:

Pathologies of Power :
Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.
MAIN Library 512 F234p
Also available as an e-book

Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999.
MAIN Library 306.461 F234i
Also available as an e-book

Women, Poverty, and AIDS: Sex, Drugs, and Structural Violence
edited by Paul Farmer, Margaret Connors, Janie Simmons
Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, 1996.
AFRICANA 362.19697 W872

AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1992.
MAIN Library 306.461 F234a 1992

Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections

Histoire de l'isle Espagnole ou de S. Domingue
Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix
Amsterdam:  F. L'Honoré, 1733

Histoire descriptive et pittoresque de Saint-Domingue
J. Lacroix de Marlès
Tours: A. Mame, 1845

How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York
Jacob A. Riis
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897

Jacob A. Riis: Photographer & Citizen
Alexander Alland, Sr.
Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1974

Women's Health Collection
Santiago, Chile: Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network, 1996-
Issue #6, 2001: Reflections of Inequality

Where Women Have No Doctor: A Health Guide for Women
A.A.  Burns, [et al.]
Berkeley, CA: The Hesperian Foundation, 1997

Close to Home: Women Reconnect Ecology, Health and Development Worldwide
Vandana Shiva, editor
Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1994

Transportation Library

Aeromedical Transportation: A Clinical Guide
Terence Martin
Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate, 2006
Call number: RC 1063 M383 2006

Computer-Simulation Based Framework for Transportation Evacuation in Major Trip Generator
Fengxiang Qiao, Ruixin Ge and Lei Yu
College Station, Tex.: Southwest Region University Transportation Center, 2009
Call number: HE 146 Q1

Guidelines for Air and Ground Transport of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients
George A. Woodward, ed.
Elk Grove Village, Ill..: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007
Call number: RA 995.5A1 A512 2007

Hurricane Katrina: Performance of Transportation Systems
Reginald DesRoches, ed.
Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006
Call number: TA 1145 H966

Transportation's Role in Emergency Evacuation and Reentry
Brian Wolshon
Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, 2009
Call number: HE 335 N277s pt.392

Southern Evaluation Lifeline, Horry and Georgetown Counties, South Carolina: Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Columbia, S.C.: Federal Highway Administration and South Carolina Department of Transportation, 2008
Call number: FHWA-SC-080312-D

"Have Mercy: Volunteers Bring Shipboard Medical and dental Care to Remote Locations"
Ken Hocke
Work Boat, 62, no. 5 (May 2005): 38-41
Call number: Transportation Library Periodicals

"New Wings in Sight: Orbis International's Old Soldier Gets Final Marching Orders before Introduction of MD-10 'Flying Eye Hospital'"
Mary Kirby
Flight International, 176, no. 5220 (December 22, 2009/January 4, 2010): 28-29
Call number: Transportation Library Periodicals

"Aviation sans frontieres: le bras ailé de l'humanitaire"
Cécile Plet
Aéroports Magazine, no. 297 (April 1999): 44-47
Call number: Transportation Library Periodicals

University Archives

The Papers of Dr. Quentin Young

Additional collections and departments contributing to this exhibit include

Government and Geographic Information and Data Services

Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies