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Hitchcock, Susan Tyler

Overview
Works: 66 works in 163 publications in 3 languages and 7,776 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Biography  Pictorial works  Biographies  Illustrated works  Juvenile works  Photobooks  Catalogs  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director
Classifications: PR5397.F73, 612
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Most widely held works by Susan Tyler Hitchcock
Frankenstein : a cultural history by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein began as the nightmare of an unwed teenage mother in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1816. At a time when the moral universe was shifting and advances in scientific knowledge promised humans dominion over that which had been God's alone, Mary Shelley envisioned a story of human presumption and its misbegotten consequences. Two centuries later, that story is still constantly retold and reinterpreted, from Halloween cartoons to ominous allusions in the public debate, capturing and conveying meaning central to our consciousness today and our concerns for tomorrow. From Victorian musical theater to Boris Karloff with neck bolts, to invocations at the President's Council on Bioethics, the monster and his myth have inspired everyone from cultural critics to comic book addicts. This is a lively and eclectic cultural history, illuminated with dozens of pictures and illustrations, and told with skill and humor. Susan Tyler Hitchcock uses film, literature, history, science, and even punk music to help us understand the meaning of this monster made by man. --Publisher
Geography of religion : where God lives, where pilgrims walk by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the introduction by the renowned Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter the Rev. Mpho Tutu to the Epilogue by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this magnificent volume explores the birthplaces of the five great religions and follows them as they spread around the globe, defining the role of faith in human life and culture over the ages. Witness the births of Hinduism and Buddhism in India, and of the three great monotheistic religions-Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-in the Middle East. Then trace their paths to the 21st century. A fascinating history of worship unfolds, beginning with simple rituals inspired by the early humans' awe of nature and evolving through millennia into sophisticated beliefs, rich scriptures, and elaborate traditions. Highlighted by 200 illustrations-unforgettable photographs, informative maps, and stunning examples of sacred art from all over the globe-every page of this elegant, eloquent book brings new understanding both of the unique roots of the world's great religions and of the universal principles they share, all the more timely in this era when our world is divided by conflict, often stemming from differences in faith. Here are the great figures-a creator god common to all, even the earliest tribal beliefs, and the teachers and prophets: Buddha, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad. Witness their teachings, along with the holy places where they flourished and the age-old observances that mark their traditions, from the Hindu ritual bathing in the Ganges before prayer to the Muslim hajj to Mecca, from the Jewish Passover seder to the Christian celebration of Christ's Resurrection. Here too are excerpts from each religion's texts, and evocative essays by eminent scholars on what their faith means to them and how it has shaped their view of life. In all, Geography of Religion reveals a vivid map of the paths we follow toward a higher truth. The Geography of Religion is an invitation to understand the great religions of the world. This gorgeously illustrated book is an authoritative text that portrays the great religions of humankind with vivid photographs, tracing each from its ancient roots to its role in modern life. Eminent scholars share the faiths they have lived and studied. For each of 5 major religions, explore the landscapes, areas, and cultures where these faiths took hold and flourished. See them spread around the world, survive conflict, and translate into other enduring faiths based on their geographic location and cultures. Learn what it means to be a Hindu and bathe in the sacred Ganges; for a Buddhist to revere a statue of the Enlightened One; for a Muslim to trek to Mecca; for Christian martyrs to welcome death. Beautiful maps, photographs, and art illuminate the history of each religion
National geographic rarely seen : photographs of the extraordinary by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dazzling book of visual wonders, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. Shot by some of the world's finest photographers, Rarely Seen features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes. It's all here: 30,000-year-old cave art sealed from the public; animals that are among the last of their species on Earth; volcanic lightning; giant crystals that have grown to more than 50 tons; the engraving inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch. With an introduction by National Geographic photographer Stephen Alvarez, whose work has taken him from the Peruvian Andes to the deepest caves of Papua New Guinea, Rarely Seen captures once-in-a-lifetime moments, natural wonders, and little-seen objects from the far reaches of the globe
Mad Mary Lamb : lunacy and murder in literary London by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Lamb--a dutiful daughter, well liked by just about everyone--killed her own mother with a carving knife. She spent the rest of her life in and out of madhouses, yet the crime and its aftermath opened up a new life that no woman of her time or class could have expected. Freed to read extensively, she discovered her talent for writing and, with her brother, the essayist Charles Lamb, collaborated on the famous Tales from Shakespeare. Confidante to many of Britain's romantics, including Coleridge, Godwin and Wordsworth, Mary Lamb stood at the vibrant center of a colorful literary circle. This narrative of a nearly forgotten woman is a tapestry of insights into creativity and madness, the changing lives of women, and the redemptive power of the written word.--From publisher description
Rita Levi-Montalcini by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Rita Levi-Montalcini, a woman scientist who won the Nobel Prize or her research in neurology
Life in color : National Geographic photographs by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of amazing photographs from the renowned National Geographic archive that represent the sheer dynamism and diversity of color. Each chapter is devoted to a specific color and includes an inspiring essay about its meaning, qualities, and symbolism
Visions of Earth : beauty, majesty, wonder by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Visions of Earth raises a curtain on the wonders of the world and thrills us with nature's opulence and humanity's splendor. Each image alone exposes a nugget of our planet's magnificence; the totality of the collection goes beyond our imagination. Turning the pages, viewers are struck by the richness of life on Earth. One photograph is more awe-inspiring than the next--chosen by veteran National Geographic Magazine photo editors to present what is visually incredible. The photographs are drawn from the popular "Visions of Earth" feature in the magazine, (rated #1 by readers), from our own storied Image Collection, and from renowned photographers throughout the world, many never-before published. Enthralling images fill the book in a gallery of stunning landscapes, fascinating people, amazing animals, and unexpected glimpses of the usual and unusual. Puffins' beaks signal breeding time in Norway and a speckled emperor moth in South Africa diverts predators with an illusion. An elephant takes a morning dip in India's Andaman Sea while Siamese crocodiles race in Thailand and surfers in Australia relish a perfect day. Monks in Bhutan run to dinner and a little girl in red stands out among white-robed women in an Indonesian mosque. Spanish youth decked in colorful, oversize papier-mâche heads celebrate a festival in Catalonia and a flower of flame blooms from a man's kerosene-filled mouth in a Sikh celebration in India. Around the globe, amazing moments are captured in time, from a spray of flash frozen petal fragments in California to a truck show of chrome-covered and gleaming neon rigs half the world away in Japan. Visions of Earth is a welcome escape from the news of natural disasters, conflict, political upheaval, and social unrest that fills our lives. The book delights our senses, ignites our emotions, and renews our optimism, showcasing the many ways that our world is a marvel to behold and a privilege to call home"--
Wildflowers on the windowsill : a guide to growing wild plants indoors by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gather ye wild things : a forager's year by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-two brief essays, one for each week of the year, describe the numerous edible or otherwise useful things that are easily found outdoors - greens, roots, herbs, and wild nuts and berries
Greatest landscapes : stunning photographs that inspire and astonish by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From one majestic nature landscape to the next, this is an iconic collection of National Geographic's photography of the world's most beautiful locations that will immortalize the beauty of the great outdoors, showcasing evocative, and often unseen, images of extraordinary landscapes around the world. With vast deserts in twilight, snowcapped mountain ranges at the brink of dawn, a forest in the height of autumn colors, these indelible images will magnify the beauty, emotion, and depth that can be captured in the split second of a camera flash, taking readers on a spectacular visual journey and offering an elegant conduit to the world around them. Paired with illuminating insights from celebrated photographers, this beautiful book weaves a vibrant tapestry of images that readers will turn to again and again. --Publisher
Body : the complete human : how it grows, how it works, and how to keep it healthy and strong by Patricia Daniels( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the complex organs and systems found in the human body, providing information on health, ailments, and medical breakthroughs, glossaries, and cross-references
National Geographic night vision : magical photographs of life after dark by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world is a different place after dark, and this breathtaking book illuminates the mesmerizing realm of all things nocturnal, with more than 250 glorious images. Page after page of vivid photographs explore the many nuances of night vision--from the sea by moonlight to night markets in Laos to the face of a child lit up by a screen in a darkened room. The range of images in these pages is breathtaking: A smoky jazz club. Flowers that bloom only at night. Phosphorescent fish. Lions photographed with infrared cameras. The Eiffel Tower, all lit up. Faces around a campfire. A stadium lit by floodlights. Earth from space. Elegant, sexy, and a little mysterious, this richly illustrated book is a stunning pathway to some of the world's most captivating sights."--Amazon.com
Karen Horney : pioneer of feminine psychology by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest practitioners of psychoanalysis to question the theories and practice of Sigmund Freud, Horney emigrated to the United States from Germany in 1932 and became a beloved teacher, magnetic lecturer, and controversial theorist in psychoanalytical circles
Roe v. Wade : protecting a woman's right to choose by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps the Court's most controversial case, Roe v. Wade continues to incite debate, fuel emotions, and influence political campaigns and elections. Here is a comprehensive history of this polemical decision
The University of Virginia : a pictorial history by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eldridge Bagley : son of the soil, soul of an artist by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming about : a family passage at sea by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling their dual-career family of four drifting apart, Susan and David Hitchcock and their 6- and 8-year-old children spend nine months sailing a thirty-four foot sloop through the Caribbean. Susan describes their experiences and the effect on their family
Sylvia Earle : deep-sea explorer by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onbekende wereld : indrukwekkende foto's van National Geographic by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic reveals a world that few will have the chance to see for themselves. Filled with photographs of amazing natural phenomena, rare animals, remote landscapes, once-in-a-lifetime moments, and little-seen objects from the far reaches of the globe
National Geographic geography of religion : where God lives, where pilgrims walk by Susan Tyler Hitchcock( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Frankenstein : a cultural history
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Geography of religion : where God lives, where pilgrims walkMad Mary Lamb : lunacy and murder in literary LondonRita Levi-MontalciniVisions of Earth : beauty, majesty, wonderGather ye wild things : a forager's yearBody : the complete human : how it grows, how it works, and how to keep it healthy and strongKaren Horney : pioneer of feminine psychologyRoe v. Wade : protecting a woman's right to choose
Alternative Names
Hitchcock, Susan

Hitchcock, Susan T.

Tyler-Hitchcock, Susan

Tyler-Hitchcock, Susan 1950-

Tyler-Hitchcok, Susan, 1950-

히치콕, 수잔 타일러

ヒッチコック, スーザン・タイラー

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English (91)

Dutch (1)

Korean (1)