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Cornell
A History, 1940–2015
Glenn C. Altschuler, Isaac Kramnick
In their history of Cornell since 1940, Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick examine the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. The book examines Cornell during the Cold War, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, antiapartheid protests, the ups and downs of varsity athletics, the women's movement, the...



The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
Glenn Altschuler, Laurence Moore, Isaac Kramnick
"Cornell is unique among American research universities and in the Ivy League. . . . It aspires to the ideals of Ezra Cornell, who founded an institution 'where any one person could find instruction in any study.' . . . Cornell has played a...



The Agenda Mover
When Your Good Idea Is Not Enough
Samuel B. Bacharach
Organizations, institutions, and individuals get stuck in spite of their innovative ideas and ambitious agendas.Never has the timing been better for a book that cuts through the theoretical jargon and delineates the exact political and managerial skills leaders need to move agendas forward.Whether you're a team leader trying to lead change and...



Autobiography of a Farm Boy
Isaac Phillips Roberts
This autobiography of the first Dean of the College of Agriculture at Cornell University offers an unconventional account of farm life in New York and the Middle West during the nineteenth century, and of the difficulties attendant upon building up a...



Bones around My Neck
The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur
Tamara Loos
In Bones around My Neck, Tamara Loos recounts the personal and political adventures of Prince Prisdang Chumsai (1852–1935), who served as Siam's first diplomat to Europe during the most dramatic moment of Siam’s political...



Cornell
Glorious to View
Carol Kammen
The steep hills and dramatic gorges of Ithaca were the setting for a revolution in American education when, in the 1860s, a self-made man sought "to do the most good . . . to the poor and to posterity." Ezra Cornell's philanthropy, enhanced with funds...



Cornell '69
Liberalism and the Crisis of the American University
Donald Alexander Downs
In April 1969, one of America's premier universities was celebrating parents' weekend—and the student union was an armed camp, occupied by over eighty defiant members of the campus's Afro-American Society. Marching out Sunday night, the protesters...



Cornell '77
The Music, the Myth, and the Magnificence of the Grateful Dead's Concert at Barton Hall
Peter Conners
Cornell '77 is about far more than just a single Grateful Dead concert. It is a social and cultural history of one of America's most enduring and iconic musical acts, their devoted fans, and a group of Cornell students whose passion for music drove them to bring the Dead to Barton...



Cornell University
Founders and the Founding
Carl L. Becker
This succinct and engaging history of the founding of Cornell University traces the institution's origins within the educational climate of mid-nineteenth-century America. Originally delivered as six lectures celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary...



Forever Faithful
Celebrating the Greatest Moments of Cornell Hockey
Jim Roberts
Forever Faithful celebrates the history of Cornell hockey, focusing on twenty-four memorable games played by the men’s and women’s teams since the opening of Lynah Rink in 1957. The foreword was written by Ken Dryden (Cornell ’69), who led the Big Red team to its first NCAA championship in 1967, won six Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens...



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