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- Springer 2011; US$ 129.00
While the use of database technology is ubiquitous throughout IT (and health IT in particular), it is not generally appreciated that, as a database increases in scope, certain designs are far superior to others. In biomedical domains, new knowledge is being generated continually, and the databases that must support areas such as clinical care and research... more...
- 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...
- Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 25.00
As an administrator and teacher at San Antonio's Trinity University for five decades, Coleen Grissom saw the rise of feminism, the sexual revolution, and the tragic deaths of students, friends, and family. This varied collection assembles the best of her speeches probing these and other timely issues, from drug use and freedom of speech to AIDS and... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 1999; US$ 100.00
"There is a mystique about Ole Miss," David G. Sansing says in his new book The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History (University Press of Mississippi, cloth $37.00). Sansing, a professor emeritus of history, says the University and its story hold a special attraction for those who have learned there. "Some have called it holy... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2008; US$ 87.50
Golden Days includes twenty oral histories of women who graduated from Mississippi State College for Women (now Mississippi University for Women) at least fifty years ago. From Mary Ellen Weathersby Pope's (1926) description of a teaching career beginning just before the 1927 Delta flood to Juanita McCown Hight's (1934) account of campus conversations... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 25.00
In 1891 William Marsh Rice made a generous bequest in order to found the distinguished Houston institution that bears his name. Ironically, this very bequest helped to bring about his murder, an act of treachery perpetrated by a conniving attorney and Rice?s naïve, malleable manservant. This captivating tale?full of intrigue, legal twists and turns,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 209.95
This social history narrates conditions that led to the founding of Kennedy-King College on the Southside of Chicago, Illinois, during the late 1960s. It connects the dots between birth of the college and the push for social justice led by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). SCLC joined with other groups in 1966 and launched the Chicago... more...
Running Crazy - Imagine Running a Marathon. Now Imagine Running Over 100 of Them. Incredible True Stories from the World's Most Fanatical RunnersJohn Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 10.19
Pheidippides did it once and became a legend. Brian Mills did it 771 times... but you might be forgiven for not knowing who he is. He is a runner and ‘it? is the marathon – all 26 miles and 385 yards of it – and for some people once is not enough. Brian Mills is rumoured to have a butterfly tattoo for each of his 771 efforts. And Brian is not the... more...