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  • The Quack's Daughterby Greta Nettleton

    University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Raised in the gritty Mississippi River town of Davenport, Iowa, Cora Keck could have walked straight out of a Susan Glaspell story. When Cora was sent to Vassar College in the fall of 1884, she was a typical unmotivated, newly rich party girl. Her improbable educational opportunity at ?the first great educational institution for womankind? turned... more...

  • Semisweetby Johnny O'Brien

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 33.99

    In a riveting and haunting account, Johnny O?Brien tells a universal story about the vulnerability of needy children, describes the madness that consumed his beloved brother, explores the cruelty of bullies ? both young and old, exposes the corrupting influence of money, and shows how the Milton Hershey School continues its sacred mission of saving... more...

  • History of Texas Christian Universityby Colby D. Hall; Victor J. Boschini

    TCU Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    First published by TCU Press in 1947, Colby Hall?s book History of Texas Christian University: A College of the Cattle Frontier is the story of the first seventy-five years of the institution. Tracing the evolution of Add Ran College to Add Ran University, and ultimately to Texas Christian University, Hall shows the struggles and success in the... more...

  • Challenge and Change in Appalachiaby Jess Stoddart

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The first and most successful rural social settlement school in the United States lies at the forks of Troublesome Creek in Knott County, Kentucky. Since its founding in 1902 by May Stone and Katherine Pettit, the Hindman Settlement School has received accolades for the quality of its education, health, and community services that have measurably... more...

  • Albert D. Kirwanby Frank F. Mathias

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The name Albert Kirwan is inextricably bound with the University of Kentucky -- in sports, scholarship, and administration. His skills and interests were so many and varied that his accomplishments in one area could not long satisfy his restless nature; he captained and later coached the U.K. Wildcats, took degrees in law and history, wrote or edited... more...

  • Constructing Black Education at Oberlin Collegeby Roland M. Baumann

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 51.99

    A richly illustrated volume presenting a comprehensive history of the education of African American students at Oberlin College. more...

  • The Self-Monitoring Primary Schoolby Cyril Poster; Pearl White

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    This book is a practical guide to help primary school staff initiate, or further develop monitoring procedures for both the school curriculum and management. It shows how all members of staff can be involved in monitoring so that it becomes an integral feature of school development and improvement. Specific areas focused on include: * developing... more...

  • Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's Schoolby Shamus Rahman Khan

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    As one of the most prestigious high schools in the nation, St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, has long been the exclusive domain of America's wealthiest sons. But times have changed. Today, a new elite of boys and girls is being molded at St. Paul's, one that reflects the hope of openness but also the persistence of inequality. In Privilege... more...

  • The Chamberlain Caseby Ken Crispin

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 21.99

    A baby disappears from a tent near Uluru in the sandy desert of central Australia. The Aboriginal trackers say she has been taken by a dingo. But amidst a melange of sinister rumours, suspicion falls on the parents, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain. There are no eyewitnesses, no body, no confession, no motive ? and, apparently, credible evidence of their... more...

  • Bitext Alignmentby Jörg Tiedemann

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    This book provides an overview of various techniques for the alignment of bitexts. It describes general concepts and strategies that can be applied to map corresponding parts in parallel documents on various levels of granularity. Bitexts are valuable linguistic resources for many different research fields and practical applications. The most predominant... more...