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Universities. Colleges

  • 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

    ROBERT L. WALKER has served for more than five critical decades in leading fundraising roles at Texas A&M University, including holder of the distinctive James Aston University Chair in Institutional Development. Recently retired from Texas A&M, he still lives in College Station, where he and his son, Sid A. Walker, manage The Walker Consulting Group.... 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 Gerhard Wettig

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Published for the first time, Khrushchev?s secret conversations, consultations, and notes during the early phase of the Berlin Crisis that he initiated show us a politician filled with strong emotions who aimed at the domination of West Berlin and the ?ruin? of NATO, thereby openly challenging the Western powers. However, he was not ultimately prepared... more...

  • Responsible Sales, Service and Marketing of Alcoholby James Murphy

    Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2015; US$ 63.00

    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...

  • Keeping the University Free and Growingby Herman Lee Donovan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    During the fifteen years of Herman L. Donovan's presidency (1941-56), the University of Kentucky entered a new era of maturity as an educational institution. The period was characterized by many administrative crises, such as those arising from the flood of veteran students following World War II, the rapidly rising costs of maintenance and expansion,... more...

  • The University of Kentuckyby Carl B. Cone

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    When the University of Kentucky was begun in 1865, it was merely an adjunct of a denominational college in Lexington. From that humble beginning has come a proud institution with an enrollment of 56,000 and with students, faculty, and facilities spread across a landscape extending to the boundaries of the Commonwealth. The University's graduates now... 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...

  • A History of Eastern Kentucky Universityby William E. Ellis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in Richmond, Kentucky, celebrated its centennial in 2006. EKU has had a colorful history, from the political quandaries surrounding the inception of its predecessor institutions to its financial difficulties during the Depression to its maturing as a leading regional university. Reflecting on the social, economic,... more...