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  • The Gold and the Blue: A Personal Memoir of the University of California, 1949?1967by Clark Kerr

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 42.00

    The Los Angeles Times called the first volume of The Gold and the Blue "a major contribution to our understanding of American research universities." This second of two volumes continues the story of one of the last century's most influential figures in higher education. A leading visionary, architect, leader, and fighter for the University of... more...

  • Dissent in the Heartlandby Mary Ann Wynkoop

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 11.95

    "More than other local histories of campus activism during this period, Dissent in the Heartland introduces national themes and events, and successfully places Indiana University into that context. The research in primary sources, including FBI files, along with numerous interviews, is superior, and... more...

  • The Gold and the Blue. Volume 1, Academic Triumphsby Clark Kerr

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 12.95

    One of the last century's most influential figures in higher education, Clark Kerr was a leading visionary, architect, leader, and fighter for the University of California. Chancellor of the Berkeley campus from 1952 to 1958 and president of the university from 1958 to 1967, Kerr saw the university through its golden years--a time of both great advancement... more...

  • The Battle Over the Meaning of Everythingby Gordy Slack

    Wiley 2007; US$ 24.95

    A compelling eyewitness account of the recent courtroom drama in Dover, Pennsylvania that put evolution on trial. Journalist Gordy Slack offers a riveting, personal, and often amusing first-hand account that details six weeks of some of the most widely ranging, fascinating, and just plain surreal testimony in U.S. legal history—a battle between... more...

  • University of Minnesota, 1945-2000by Stanford Lehmberg; Ann M. Pflaum

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    The University of Minnesota is unique for its combination of land grant mission and research focus, urban and rural campuses, the size of its student body, and the breadth of its programs, from agricultural extension through organ transplants. This history of the University?s past fifty years is a narrative account of the challenges and triumphs that... more...

  • Introduction to Reconfigurable Computingby Christophe Bobda

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    ???Introduction to Reconfigurable Computing??? provides a comprehensive study of the field Reconfigurable Computing. It provides an entry point to the novice willing to move in the research field reconfigurable computing, FPGA and system on programmable chip design. The book can also be used as teaching reference for a graduate course in computer engineering,... more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools? The USA Reportby Yong Zhao; Ruhui Ni; Wenzhong Yang

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The US Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the Transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the United... more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Marybeth Gasman; Christopher L. Tudico

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    Historically Black colleges and universities play a vital role in the education of African Americans in the US. The chapters in this edited volume focus on topics that deserve further attention and that will push students, scholars, policymakers, and Black college administrators to reexamine their perspectives on and perceptions of Black colleges. more...

  • Inequity in Educationby Debra Meyers; Burke Miller

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 89.99

    Inequity in Education represents the latest scholarship investigating issues of race, class, ethnicity, religion, gender, and national identity formation that influenced education in America throughout its history. This exciting collection of cutting-edge essays and primary source documents represents a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives... more...

  • Milwaukee’s Jesuit Universityby Thomas J. Jablonsky

    Marquette University Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    Inspired by the ambitions of Milwaukee's first bishop, John Martin Henni, Marquette College opened in September 1881 on a hilltop overlooking the city's expanding downtown. Named for the great explorer and missionary of the American Midwest, Pere Jacques Marquette, the institution's educational foundation drew upon the well-developed, clearly-elucidated... more...