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- University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Located near Cumberland Gap in the rugged hills of East Tennessee, Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) was founded in 1897 to help disadvantaged Appalachian youth and reward the descendents of Union loyalists in the region. Its founder was former Union General Oliver Otis Howard, a personal friend of Abraham Lincoln, who made it his mission to sustain... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
True North is the inspirational Canadian Chapter of Jill Ker Conway's life story, which began with her much love, bestselling memoir, The Road from Coorain. Beginning with her departure from Australia, Jill Ker Conway tells of her romance with Harvard House Master John Conway, of coming to grips with his manic-depressive disorder, and of their... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99
Auch nach mehr als einem Vierteljahrhundert ist die Diskussion über die von Ulrich Beck in den 1980er Jahren vorgetragene ?Individualisierungsthese? so lebendig wie kontrovers. In theoretischer Hinsicht eröffnet sie immer wieder neue Perspektiven auf (reflexiv) moderne Gesellschaften und provoziert Fragen nach deren Zusammenhalt. Und in empirischer... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 44.99
Wohl kaum eine psychische Störung wirft so viele Fragen auf wie die schizophrenen Störungen. Und wohl wenige Störungen können so entscheidend das gesamte Leben beeinflussen. Patienten tragen das Stigma einer Schizophrenie mitunter ein Leben lang mit sich herum. Eine zweifelsfreie Diagnostik und eine adäquate Therapie sind hierbei entscheidend. Helmut... more...
- Springer London 2011; Not Available
This book examines the practical electric power applications of high-temperature superconductors. It validates the concept of a prototype energy storage system using newly available 2G HTS conductors by investigating the process of building a complete system. more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 21.99
In this absorbing autobiography, Herman B Wells, the legendary former president of Indiana University, recalls his small-town boyhood, the strong influence of his parents, his pioneering work with Indiana banks during the Great Depression, and his connection with IU, which began as a student when the still provincial school had fewer than 3,000 students.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 35.00
In 1917, fifty-two years after its founding, the University of Kentucky faced stagnation, financial troubles, and disturbing reports of nepotism, resulting in a leadership crisis. A special committee investigated the institution and issued a report calling for a massive transformation of the university, including the hiring of a new president who... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2006; US$ 35.00
Berea College's spiritual motto, "God has made of one blood all peoples of the earth," has shaped the institution's unique culture and programs since its founding in 1855. Founder John G. Fee, an ardent abolitionist, held fast to the radical vision of a college and a community committed to interracial education, to the Appalachian region, and to the... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2006; US$ 16.00
The University of Iowa boasts an outstanding ensemble of buildings whose stylistic diversity reflects the breadth of Iowa?s contributions to research, education, and creative activities. In this first comprehensive guide to the university?s architecture, authors John Scott and Rodney Lehnertz reveal the artistic integrity, intellectual inspiration,... more...