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  • The Village on the Plainby Dwayne Cox

    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...

  • The World According to Coleenby Coleen Grissom

    Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    In a collection of musings that is as much historical record and a memoir, Coleen Grissom provides a unique view of life on and off an American university campus. As an administrator and faculty member at Trinity University in San Antonio for over five decades, Grissom has seen the feminist movement take hold, the sexual revolution take off, and the... more...

  • Verita$by Shin Eun-jung; John Trumpbour

    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...

  • Randolph Macon College in the Early Yearsby John Caknipe Jr.

    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...

  • Footprints in Aggielandby Robert L. Walker

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    The ?dean? of development officers in Texas, if not the entire nation, Bob Walker has been instrumental in raising hundreds of millions of dollars for Texas A&M University, including many of the largest gifts in the university?s history.  He provides through this book many instructive and sometimes amusing vignettes of his encounters with a wide range... more...

  • Engineering Agriculture at Texas A&Mby Henry C. Dethloff; Stephen W. Searcy

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    The abundance of agricultural production enjoyed in the United States is the result of a federal-state partnership that relies on land grant universities to respond to the needs of society through research, invention, problem-solving, outreach, and applied science and engineering. The Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M... more...

  • Anfangsjahre der Berlin-Krise (Herbst 1958 bis Herbst 1960)by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Die hier erstmals veröffentlichten geheimen Gespräche, Beratungen und Notizen Chruschtschows in der ersten Phase der von ihm initiierten Berlin-Krise zeigen einen von persönlichen Vorstellungen und starken Emotionen bestimmten Politiker, der auf unbedingte Konfrontation zum Westen setzt. Entgegen allen Bedenken verlangt er von den Westmächten... more...

  • A Princeton Companionby Alexander Leitch

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 79.00 US$ 71.89

    In this unusual and unique volume, Alexander Leitch provides a warm, often witty, and always informative reference book on Princeton University. The collection of approximately 400 articles, alphabetically arranged and written by some seventy faculty members and alumni in addition to the author, covers all aspects of Princeton life in the past as... more...

  • Responsible Sales, Service and Marketing of Alcoholby James Murphy

    Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2015; US$ 55.00

    Explains the complexities of alcohol and its' sale and supply, and examines the wide range of inter-related associated topics connected to the wider tourism, hospitality and retail industries. It provides a greater awareness of the effects of alcohol and helps readers understand their obligations when selling, supplying or marketing alcohol. more...

  • Transylvaniaby Jr. John D. Wright

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Chartered in 1780, Transylvania University played a significant role as an educational pioneer in the developing trans-Allegheny West and served as its first institution of higher education. Strategically located in the growing city of Lexington, Kentucky, the university established schools of law and medicine at a time when there were few such educational... more...