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A Guide to the Classical Collections of Cornell University
Peter I. Kuniholm, Nancy H. Ramage, Andrew Ramage
An overview of Cornell University's impressive collection of Greek and Roman antiquities.



A History of Cornell
Morris Bishop
This book conveys the unique character of the early university and establishes Cornell's wider significance as a case history in the development of higher education.



The Inauguration of Elizabeth Garrett
Cornell's Thirteenth President
On the occasion of the inauguration of Cornell's thirteenth president, Elizabeth Garrett, Cornell University Press is pleased to publish the official commemorative edition of her inauguration speech.



Killed Strangely
The Death of Rebecca Cornell
Elaine Forman Crane
"Killed Strangely is an engaging read that will entrance and inform readers who are at once murder mystery and history buffs."—Common-Place



Nabokov at Cornell
Vladimir Nabokov taught at Cornell University from 1948 to 1959. This book examines Nabokov's work and interests durring these years, from his poetry and prose, to criticism of literature and the visual arts, and writings on the humanities and science.



Origins
The Search for Our Prehistoric Past
Frank H. T. Rhodes
In Origins, Frank H. T. Rhodes explores the origin and evolution of living things, the changing environments in which they have developed, and the challenges we now face on an increasingly crowded and polluted planet.



The People's Colleges
A History of the New York State Extension Service in Cornell University and the State, 1876-1948
Ruby Green Smith
First published in 1949, this book records the story of Cornell University's success in the field of extramural education: the NY State Colleges of Agriculture and Home Economics, the NY State Veterinary College, and the ILR School.



Resister
A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War
Bruce Dancis
This insider's account of the antiwar and student protest movements of the '60s also provides a rare look at the prison experiences of Vietnam-era draft resisters.



Saving Our Cities
A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America
William W. Goldsmith
In Saving Our Cities, William W. Goldsmith shows how cities can be places of opportunity rather than places with problems. With strongly revived cities and suburbs, working as places that serve all their residents, metropolitan areas will thrive.



Transforming the Clunky Organization
Pragmatic Leadership Skills for Breaking Inertia
Samuel B. Bacharach
Organizations, like people, get stuck! They get ensnared in routines and processes, and they fall back into old habits. This is the dangerous period of inertia, the period that precedes failure, when organizations show signs of sluggishness.In Transforming the Clunky Organization Samuel B. Bacharach specifies why organizations fall into...



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