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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 97.95
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
A former Ivy League admissions officer, Joie Jager-Hyman follows five bright and eager high schoolers?students from diverse ethnic, social, and financial backgrounds?as they each put their best foot forward on the road they hope will lead them to the hallowed halls of Harvard University. At once a remarkable true story of dedication, achievement,... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 44.50
Temple University's alumni number over a quarter million, andinclude entertainment legend Bill Cosby and Shirley Tilghman, the first woman president of Princeton University. One of every eight college graduates in the Philadelphia area received their degrees at Temple. Temple Owls are everywhere! Temple University: 125 Years of Service to Philadelphia,... more...
- 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...
- Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 18.99
Fordham University is the quintessential American-Catholic institution?and one now looked upon as among the best Catholic universities in the country. Its story is also the story of New York, especially the Bronx, andFordham?s commitment to the city during its rise, fall, and rebirth. It?s a story of Jesuits, soldiers, alumni who fought in World Wars,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
America?s public universities educate 80% of our nation?s college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative indifference, many of these institutions have fallen into decline. Tuition costs have skyrocketed, class sizes have gone up, the number of courses offered... more...