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  • Creating Communityby Karl E. Westhauser; Frank M. Moorer; Elaine M. Smith; Karl E. Westhauser; Jennifer A. Fremlin; Janice R Franklin; Margaret Holler Stephens; Sunita George; Kathy Dunn Jackson; Virginia M. Jones; Annie P. Markham; John Moland Jr; Robert Ely; Jennifer A. Fremlin; Elaine M. Smith

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    A community of inquiry and pride in central Alabama. Creating Community explores how faculty members at Alabama State University, a historically black university in Montgomery, have been inspired by the legacy of African American culture and the civil rights movement and how they seek to interpret and extend that legacy through teaching, scholarship,... more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Marybeth Gasman; Christopher L. Tudico

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    Historically Black colleges and universities play a vital role in the education of African Americans in the US. The chapters in this edited volume focus on topics that deserve further attention and that will push students, scholars, policymakers, and Black college administrators to reexamine their perspectives on and perceptions of Black colleges. more...

  • Fix Your Own Computer For Seniors For Dummiesby Corey Sandler

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99

    Learn to diagnose and fix simple PC problems with this easy-to-follow guide When something goes wrong with your computer, it's frustrating and potentially expensive. With Fix Your Own Computer For Seniors For Dummies , you can find out what's wrong, how to fix it, whether you need to call in professional help, and how to practice preventive maintenance.... more...

  • Milwaukee’s Jesuit Universityby Thomas J. Jablonsky

    Marquette University Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    Inspired by the ambitions of Milwaukee's first bishop, John Martin Henni, Marquette College opened in September 1881 on a hilltop overlooking the city's expanding downtown. Named for the great explorer and missionary of the American Midwest, Pere Jacques Marquette, the institution's educational foundation drew upon the well-developed, clearly-elucidated... more...

  • University Builderby John B. Boles; George Rupp

    LSU Press 2003; US$ 17.95

    Rice University, one of America's preeminent institutions of higher education, grew out of the vision, direction, and leadership of one man: Edgar Odell Lovett (1871--1957). This updated edition of University Builder tells the fascinating story of an extraordinary educator and the unique school he created. Released in conjunction with the centennial... more...

  • Meetings of the Mindby David Damrosch

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Comic in tone and serious in intent, this book gives a vivid portrait of academic life in the nineties. With campus populations and critical perspectives changing rapidly, academic debate needs to look beyond the old ideal of common purposes and communal agreement. How can we learn from people we won't end up agreeing with? This question is explored... more...

  • Crossing Bordersby Dongxiao Qin

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 35.99

    In the past few decades, there have been an increasing number of Chinese women who are international students in U.S. universities, yet their experiences within American culture have not been the focus of study to educators and researchers in higher education. This book can contribute to the educator's understanding of their experiences. more...

  • Maroon and Whiteby Michael B Ballard

    University Press of Mississippi 2008; US$ 35.00

    Mississippi State University was founded in 1878 and opened its doors in 1880 as a land-grant school de-signed for teaching agriculture and mechanical arts. Building upon the work of John K. Bettersworth, Michael B. Ballard traces the evolution of this institution. From the beginning, first president Stephen D. Lee wanted to expand the university\'s... more...

  • The Battle of Ole Missby Frank Lambert

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99

    James Meredith broke the color barrier in 1962 as the first African American student at Ole Miss. The violent riot that followed would be one of the most deadly clashes of the civil rights era, seriously wounding scores of U.S. Marshals and killing two civilians, and forcing the federal government to send thousands of soldiers to restore the peace.... more...

  • Treasured Past, Golden Futureby Chester M. Morgan; Martha Dunagin Saunders

    University Press of Mississippi/University of Southern Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00

    Originally established March 30, 1910, as Mississippi Normal College, The University of Southern Mississippi was built on 120 acres of cutover timber land and created to provide training for public school teachers. Chester M. Morgan outlines the evolution of the institution and tells the story of a gracious heritage born of adversity and nurtured by... more...