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  • God and Man at Yaleby William F. Buckley

    Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 18.95

    “For God, for country, and for Yale…in that order,? William F. Buckley Jr. wrote as the dedication of his monumental work—a compendium of knowledge that still resonates within the halls of the Ivy League university that tried to cover up its political and religious bias. Buckley?s harsh assessment of his alma mater divulged the reality behind the... 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...

  • True Northby Jill Ker Conway

    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...

  • Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentuckyby Eric A. Moyen

    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...

  • Berea Collegeby Shannon H. Wilson

    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...

  • The New Southern Universityby Charles J. Holden

    The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 50.00

    Established in 1789, the University of North Carolina is the oldest public university in the nation. UNC's reputation as one of the South's leading institutions has drawn some of the nation's leading educators and helped it become a model of the modern American university. However, the school's location in the country's most conservative region presented... more...

  • Being Luckyby Herman B Wells

    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 Chamberlain Case: the legal saga that transfixed the nationby Ken Crispin

    Scribe Publications 2012; US$ 21.99

    A baby disappears from a tent near Uluru in the sandy desert of central Australia. The Aboriginal trackers say she has been taken by a dingo. But amidst a melange of sinister rumours, suspicion falls on the parents, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain. There are no eyewitnesses, no body, no confession, no motive — and, apparently, credible evidence... more...

  • Lincoln Memorial University and the Shaping of Appalachiaby Earl J. Hess

    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... more...

  • The Self-Monitoring Primary Schoolby Cyril Poster; Pearl White

    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...