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- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 51.99
In 1835 Oberlin became the first institute of higher education to make a cause of racial egalitarianism when it decided to educate students ?irrespective of color.? Yet the visionary college?s implementation of this admissions policy was uneven. In Constructing Black Education at Oberlin College: A Documentary History , Roland M. Baumann presents... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Crown House Publishing 2014; US$ 21.86
This book is ideal for teachers, whether they are P4C trained or just experimenting with philosophy. It will help teachers to present ideas and stimulate discussions which both accommodate and engage adolescent appetites. Are human beings flawed? Is murder an act of insanity or just plain thoughtlessness? Do we need a soul? From the fall of Icarus... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 189.00
The metabolic and health effects of both nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners are controversial, and subjects of intense scientific debate.? These potential effects span not only important scientific questions, but are also of great interest to media, the public and potentially even regulatory bodies. Fructose, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sucrose and... more...