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  • John William Wardby Kim Townsend

    Amherst College 2014; US$ 24.99

    The rise and fall of the man and the educational and democratic ideals he represented more...

  • Raised at Rutgersby Richard L. McCormick

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In Raised at Rutgers , Richard L. McCormick tells what it is like to run a major state university and vividly portrays the often contentious environment in which a university president operates today. He unsparingly recounts his decade of leadership, including his own missteps?those we know about and those we didn?t?as he strove to obtain adequate... 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...

  • Princetonians, 1776-1783by Richard A. Harrison

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 67.50

    This volume, the third in a series of biographical sketches of students at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), is an account of the College and its alumni during the troubled years of the Revolution. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously... 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...

  • Public Universities and Regional Growthby Martin Kenney; David Mowery

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Public Universities and Regional Growth examines evolutions in research and innovation at six University of California campuses. Each chapter presents a deep, historical analysis that traces the dynamic interaction between particular campuses and regional firms in industries that range from biotechnology, scientific instruments, and semiconductors,... more...

  • This Is Not A Testby José Vilson; Karen Lewis

    Haymarket Books 2014; US$ 16.00

    Vilson, a teacher from an urban school composed of black and poor youth, challenges racism and inequality in the classroom. more...

  • Poincaré, Philosopher of Scienceby María de Paz; Robert DiSalle

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume presents a selection of papers from the Poincare Project of the Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, bringing together an international group of scholars with new assessments of Henri Poincare's philosophy of science?both its historical impact on the foundations of science and mathematics, and its relevance to... 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...

  • A Male President for Mount Holyoke Collegeby Ann Karus Meeropol

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    A struggle arose over who would succeed Mary Emma Woolley as president of Mount Holyoke College in 1937. Over her 36-year tenure, Woolley had transformed Mount Holyoke into an elite women's college in which leadership in the administration and faculty was almost exclusively female. Beginning in 1933, a group of male trustees determined to change... more...