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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
This book summarizes the history of the first Randolph Macon College, and how it intertwined with the Boydton, Virginia, community. While in Boydton, almost 300 students applied for and took a degree. This book tracks the lives of these graduates, many from before college, after graduation, throughout their participation in the Confederate government... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 30.00
The fall of 1964 was an exciting time at the University of Iowa. Its fourteenth president, Howard Bowen, had just arrived, and on a sunny October afternoon he made his first speech to the faculty. This occasion was note worthy enough?former president Virgil Hancher had held the job for twenty-four years?to attract the attention of a professor of... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 137.99
Radioisotope-based molecular imaging probes provide unprecedented insight in both normal and diseased bodies. This exhaustive review of radiopharmaceuticals discusses issues ranging from possible clinical utility to regulatory compliance and approvals. more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 45.50
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 Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00
This book demonstrates how colleges might retain threatened varsity programs and expand sports opportunities for women students if they replaced the current commercial model with one that emphasizes student participation. This would benefit the college students who play varsity sports, instead of benefiting the coaches, athletic directors, or over-generous... more...