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- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 47.99
Rethinking Uncle Tom thoroughly explains Uncle Tom's Cabin as an articulation of the conditions of democratic life and the nature of modern humanism. The most mature elements of Stowe's political thought emerge from a close reading of Sunny Memories and of Oldtown Folks. This book develops familiarity with the moral discourse of abolition and nineteenth-century... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
The motivation for developing this synthesis lecture was to provide a tutorial on queuing and trunking, with extensions to networks of queues, suitable for supplementing courses in communications, stochastic processes, and networking. An essential component of this lecture is MATLAB-based demonstrations and exercises, which can be easily modified to... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 33.99
This edited collection of readings from Antifederalist thought was first published in 1985. Here presented with a completely revised and updated interpretive essay from the editors and expanded to cover the period of the founding from 1776-91, this book is the most complete one-volume collection of its kind. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 44.99
Ending Racial Preferences: The Michigan Story provides an in-depth account of the 2006 Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, told from the perspective of Toward A Fair Michigan, a non-partisan educational organization. The book also analyzes the campaigning and impact of similar initiatives in California, Florida, Washington, and the city of Houston. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00
Colonization of New Zealand altered the resident biota and resulted in the introduction of alien organisms. This volume presents a review of the level and rate of alien invasions. It investigates what controls the success of invaders and their consequences for ecosystems, and provides a basis for the effective management of biological invasions. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
This collection of biographical essays, written by thirty-four noted historians and political scientists, chronicles the times, careers, challenges, leadership, and legacies of the fifty-seven men and one woman who have served as the state's highest elected official. The book is organized chronologically into six sections that cover Alabama's years... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 34.99
Each essay shows how particular countries, governments, and organizations devise constitutions to reflect their visions of governance and sets of rules for their leaders. Using the methods and writing of Vincent Ostrom, contributors further expand our knowledge about what makes up a successful constitution in both theory and in practice. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
As John Henry Newman reflected on 'The Idea of a University' more than a century and a half ago, Bradley C. S. Watson brings together some of the nation's most eminent thinkers on higher education to reflect on the nature and purposes of the American university today. Their mordant reflections paint a picture of the American university in crisis. This... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 28.95
Landscape is a powerful factor in the operation of memory because of the associations narrators make between the local landscape and the events of the stories they tell. Ancestors and mythological events often become fixed in a specific landscape and act as timeless reference points. In conventional anthropological literature, "landscape"... more...