On The Battlefield Of Merit

Author: Daniel R. Coquillette
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674967666
Size: 56.68 MB
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On the Battlefield of Merit offers a candid account of a unique legal institution during its first century of influence.

Philosophy And History Of Education

Author: Antoinette Errante
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 147582713X
Size: 11.95 MB
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From diverse perspectives, the philosophers and historians in this volume explore how bringing these disciplines together yields insights about unacknowledged or occult aspects of education problems that neither could achieve on their own.

The Verdict Of Battle

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674071875
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Whitman explains why ritualized violence was more effective in ending carnage, and why humanitarian laws that view war as evil have led to longer, more barbaric conflicts.

The Weapon Wizards

Author: Yaakov Katz
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250088348
Size: 37.79 MB
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These are some of the key questions Yaakov Katz and Amir Bohbot address. Drawing on a vast amount of research, and unparalleled access to the Israeli defense establishment, this book is a report directly from the front lines.

The Chosen

Author: Jerome Karabel
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618574582
Size: 78.74 MB
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The author presents the findings of his survey of admissions at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, revealing a century of exclusion that cuts to the core of the American experience, while raising questions about the stratification of higher ...

The Future Of The Internet And How To Stop It

Author: Jonathan Zittrain
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300145342
Size: 24.52 MB
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This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity—and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success.

Universities And Their Cities

Author: Steven J. Diner
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421422417
Size: 29.87 MB
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Ultimately, this book is a considered and long overdue look at the symbiotic impact of these two great American institutions: the city and the university.

The Power To Die

Author: Terri L. Snyder
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022628073X
Size: 51.69 MB
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Faced with the reality of enslavement, countless Africans chose death instead. In The Power to Die, Terri L. Snyder excavates the history of slave suicide, returning it to its central place in early American history.

Comparative Law

Author: Mathias Siems
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110700375X
Size: 61.34 MB
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A fresh contextualised and cosmopolitan perspective on comparative law for both students and scholars.

The Mormon Question

Author: Sarah Barringer Gordon
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807849873
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From the Mormon Church's public announcement of its sanction of polygamy in 1852 until its formal decision to abandon the practice in 1890, people on both sides of the "Mormon question" debated central questions of constitutional law.