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  • Verita$by Shin Eun-jung; John Trumpbour

    PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    A critical examination of Harvard?s monumental but disconcerting global influence and power, this book examines aspects of Harvard?s history not generally known. The book begins with analysis of Harvard?s involvement in the Salem Witch and Sacco-Vanzetti trials. Similarly disquieting, Harvard provided students as strikebreakers in both the 1912 Bread... more...

  • The Village on the Plainby Dwayne Cox

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Long overdue for an institutional history, Auburn University possesses a rich and storied past. Dwayne Cox?s The Village on the Plain traces the school?s history in authoritative detail from its origins as a private college through its emergence as a complex land-grant university.   Originally founded prior to the Civil War with an emphasis... more...

  • An American Insurrectionby William Doyle

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 18.00

    In 1961, a black veteran named James Meredith applied for admission to the University of Mississippi ? and launched a legal revolt against white supremacy in the most segregated state in America. Meredith?s challenge ultimately triggered what Time magazine called ?the gravest conflict between federal and state authority since the Civil War,? a crisis... more...

  • The Gold and the Blue, Volume Twoby Clark Kerr

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 42.00 US$ 33.60

    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...

  • Harvard Rulesby Richard Bradley

    HarperCollins 2005; US$ 10.99

    It is the richest, most influential, most powerful university in the world, but at the beginning of 2001, Harvard was in crisis. Students complained that a Harvard education had grown mediocre. Professors charged that the university cared more about money than about learning. And everyone worried that Harvard's outgoing president, Neil Rudenstine,... more...

  • At Berkeley in the Sixtiesby Jo J. Freeman

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 17.55

    This book is a memoir and a history of Berkeley in the early Sixties. As a young undergraduate, Jo Freeman was a key participant in the growth of social activism at the University of California, Berkeley. The story is told with the "you are there" immediacy of Freeman the undergraduate but is put into... 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...

  • Standards and Schooling in the United Statesby Joe L . Kincheloe

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 285.00

    In this three volume set a team of 50 scholars assess the historical, social, cultural, political and administrative issues behind the school standards debate in America and offer suggestions for improvements that should benefit all. more...

  • Current Perspectives on Learning Disabilities, Volume 16by Sandra Burkhardt; Festus Obiakor; Anthony Rotatori

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 115.99

    This book addresses prominent trends in learning disabilities in a systematic and comprehensive manner. The book?s major premise focuses on the early identification and intervention of learning disabilities which can positively impact a child?s academic performance by making achievement possible. more...

  • A Mansion's Memoriesby Mary Chapman Mathews; Chip Cooper

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    An engaging history of The University of Alabama President?s Mansion   As part of The University of Alabama?s 175th anniversary celebration (2006), the new edition of A Mansion?s Memories includes details of the tenures of the four presidents who have served since the Mathews term. Profusely illustrated with 69 black-and-white and 17 color... more...