Author: Jeffrey Mirel
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
The updated edition of the difficulties faced by the Detroit public schools and the historical reasons that led to the present situation
Civil Defense and American Political Development During the Early Cold War
Author: Andrew D. Grossman
Category: Political Science
First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
A Selected Bibliography
Author: Dorothy Porter Wesley,Dorothy Burnett Porter
Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated
Category: Social Science
Identifies some 1,700 works about African Americans. Entries include full bibliographic information as well as Library of Congress call numbers and location in 11 major university libraries. Entries are arranged by subjects such as art, civil rights, folk tales, history, legal status, medicine, music, race relations, and regional studies. First published in 1970 by the Library of Congress.
The Suburbanization of the United States
Author: Kenneth T. Jackson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Social Science
Traces the development of American suburbs, suggests reasons for their growth, compares American residential patterns with those of Europe and Japan, and looks at future trends
Author: Robert Graysmith
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Category: True Crime
A San Francisco Chronicle reporter provides an account of the series of unsolved murders committed in California from 1968 to the early seventies in which letters were sent to the "Chronicle," announcing the crimes and signed with a symbol from the Zodiac. Reissue. (Tie-in to the new Paramount film, directed by David Fincher, starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Robert Downey, Jr.) (True Crime)
Author: Europa Publications
Publisher: Psychology Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Provides biographical information on key novelists, authors, playwrights, columnists, journalists, editors, and critics throughout the world.
Author: Paul T. Williams
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Technology & Engineering
Following on from the successful first edition of Waste Treatment & Disposal, this second edition has been completely updated, and provides comprehensive coverage of waste process engineering and disposal methodologies. Concentrating on the range of technologies available for household and commercial waste, it also presents readers with relevant legislative background material as boxed features. NEW to this edition: Increased coverage of re-use and recycling Updating of the usage of different waste treatment technologies Increased coverage of new and emerging technologies for waste treatment and disposal A broader global perspective with a focus on comparative international material on waste treatment uptake and waste management policies
An Annotated Bibliography
Author: Franklin Parker,Betty June Parker
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Materials concerning education in England and Wales are presented in this annotated bibliography containing an introduction and 13 topical chapters. The introduction features a brief history of state education in England and Wales and an essay on educational structure and the school ladder under the Educational Reform Act of 1988 (ERA 88). The chapters in the book are: (1) Education Reform Act of 1988 (ERA 88); (2) Administration; (3) History of Education; (4) Early Childhood Education; (5) Primary (Elementary) Education; (6) Secondary Education; (7) Teacher Education; (8) Higher Education; (9) Postschool (age 16+) Further and Adult Education; (10) Vocational Training and Technical Education; (11) Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education; (12) Wales and Welsh Language; and (13) Women's and Girls' Education. A list of journals used in compiling the bibliography, as well as an author index and a subject index are included. (DB)
Picking Up Butch, Silent Night, and Hundreds of Others
Author: Stan Beck,Jack Wilkinson
Beck and Wilkinson detail not only the well-known traditions of major universities, but also the obscure customs of smaller schools, covering almost every college sport. The traditions covered in this book are grouped thematically, including before and after the game; mascots; rivalries, and yells, cheers, and chants. An entertaining read for every sports fan.
Author: Philip Gaskell
Publisher: Winchester, UK : St. Paul's Bibliographies ; New Castle, Del. : Oak Knoll Press
"First published in 1972 by Oxford University Press. Reprinted with corrections by Oak Knoll Press/St. Paul's Bibliographies in 1995. Reprinted in 2000, 2002, 2006 & 2007"--T.p. verso.
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher: VM eBooks
INDEX BOOK ONE—The Romantic Egotist CHAPTER 1. Amory, Son of Beatrice CHAPTER 2. Spires and Gargoyles CHAPTER 3. The Egotist Considers CHAPTER 4. Narcissus Off Duty INTERLUDE May, 1917-February, 1919 BOOK TWO—The Education of a Personage CHAPTER 1. The Debutante CHAPTER 2. Experiments in Convalescence CHAPTER 3. Young Irony CHAPTER 4. The Supercilious Sacrifice CHAPTER 5. The Egotist Becomes a Personage
Author: Joyce A. Blinn,Laurie Ann Callihan
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
Category: Study Aids
Covers topics such as chemistry of biology, cellular and molecular biology, botany, zoology, genetics, population biology, and evolution, including practice tests and biology lab reviews.
Category: American literature
Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
America's Elite Boarding Schools
Author: Peter W. Cookson Jr,Caroline Hodges Persell
Publisher: Hachette UK
Why do private boarding schools produce such a disproportionate number of leaders in business, government, and the arts? In the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, two sociologists describe the complex ways in which elite schools prepare students for success and power, and they also provide a lively behind-the-scenes look at prep–school life and underlife.
Author: Mark A. Bucknam
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did. The central thesis of this study is that the commanders' needs to balance the various responsibilities inherent in command and powerfully affected their actions when they tried to influence the use of airpower. Air University Press.
Fostering Explosive Growth in YSA Groups
Author: Chuck Brown
A Must Read for anyone who works with young single adults, ages 18-30. Starting with a membership of thirty five, a congregation of LDS young singles in Albuquerque, New Mexico, grew to 220, was divided, and then grew again to more than 180 in just over four years. During that time 83 couples met each other, dated, and married. Chuck Brown and his two assistants, David Hardy and Jay Cobb, together with their wives directed this incredible process. If you've ever wondered how to communicate more effectively with young singles, motivate them to participate in your group and influence them to change their lives in positive ways, this book is for you. The key to their success was coming to know and embrace a principal called Critical Mass!