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Tempests into Rainbows: Managing Turbulence [Signed By The Author]

By Fleming, Robben W.

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1996. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. (4) 280 pp, preface, 1. In the Beginning: 1916-34; 2. The School Years; 3. From Washington to the Army; 4. Fort Custer to the War in Germany; 5. War's End, the Occupation, and Return Home; 6. Starting Over; 7. The Land of Lincoln; 8. Moonlighting; 9. Back to the Badger State; 10. The Advent of Student Turbulence; 11. Becoming a Wolverine; 12. Student Problems; 13. Opn It Up or Shut It Down; 14. A Retrospective n Student Unrest; 15. Reflections on a University President; 16. Leaving the Academy; 17. Over and Out with b&w illustrations. First Edition, 1996. Inscribed by the Author on ffep. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$20.00

Gutachten zur Hochschulreform. Vom Studienausschuss fur Hochschulreform 1948.

By Published by Hamburg

Hamburg: Sekretariat. 1948. S Trade Paperback. Very Good -. v, 132 pp. Text in German. Inked name on top edge front wrapper. 1/2" closed tear at top edge spine with ding at head spine and lightly soiled top edge, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$17.50

Strategies for Change in the South

By Naylor, Thomas H.; Clotfelter, James

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1975. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. xv, 316 pp, foreword, preface, introduction, Out of the Quagmire and into the Economic Mainstream, Whither Public Education?, Adapting Higher Education to Changing Needs, Toward a Responsive Southern Politics, Controlling Urban Development, Agrarianism: Through a Different Looking Glass, Summary and Conclusions, notes, index. A few small closed tears to dj with slightly rubbed spine edges and front panel of same. Some pencilled marks in margins and notes on rear free end paper, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth.

$17.50

James Burrill Angell: An American Influence [Signed By The Author]

By Smith, Shirley W.

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1954. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xiv (i), 380 pp, preface, self-portrait, list of b&w illustrations, I. President Angell Meets the Students; II. The Angell Stock Takes Root in America; III. From Providence to Scituate; IV. The Five Tavern Generations; V. The Famous Angell Tavern; VI. Boyhood Schools and the Means of Education; VII. Student at Brown; VIII. The Southern Tour; IX. New Widening of the Horizon; X. The Professor Prepares for His Classes; XI. The Youngest Member of the Faculty; XII. Editor of the Journal; XIII. The Editor's Day; XIV. Back to Academic Halls; XV. The Pursuit of a President; XVI. Educational Philosophy of a State University President in the 1870s; XVII. Trouble; XVIII. Minister to China: The Preliminaries; XIX. Minister to China: The Treaty; XX. Portrait of a Froeign Minister: XXI. In Academic Harness Again; XXII. The Semicentennial Celebration of 1887; XXIII. The Fishery Commission; XXIV. Eight Years of University Routine; XXV. The Independence of the University; XXVI. The Deep Waterways Commission; XXVII. The President's Twenty-Fifth Anniversary; XXVIII. Minister to Turkey I; XXIX. Minister to Turkey II. XXX. The First Resignation XXXI. Presdential Routine; XXXII. Sorrow; XXXIII. The Second and Final Resignation; XXXIV. Retirement Can Be Busy; XXXV. Sunset; XXXVI. Addresses and Writings; XXXVII. Group Participations; XXXVIII. Religion As He Lived It; XXXIX. The Trail He Left Behind Him; index. First Edition, 1954. Signed By the Author on ffep. "James Burrill Angell (1829-1916) was an American educator, academic administrator, and diplomat. He is best known for being the longest-serving president of the University of Michigan (1871-1909). Under his leadership Michigan gained prominence as an elite public university. Angell was a graduate of and professor of languages at Brown University, editor of The Providence Journal (1860-1866), president of the University of Vermont (1866-1871). He served as U.S. Minister to China (1880-1881) and to Turkey (1897- 1898)." Priced clipped. Small chip to top edge rear panel dj with minor edge wear to top edge spine, and lightly age-toned spine of same. Only the slightest wear to bottom board edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with embossed gilt building tops, and gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

The Unprepared Society: Planning for a Precarious Future

By Michael, Donald N.

New York: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers. 1968. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xv, 132 pp, foreword by Ward Madden, acknowledgments, 1. On the Environment of the Futurist, 2. One Way of Looking at Tomorrow: Compledity, Turmoil, and Scarcity, 3. Three Prepotent Technologies, 4. On the Changeover to Long-Range Planning, 5. Natural Resistances to Organizational Changd, 6. Some Challenges for Educators, index. The John Dewey Society Lectures, No. 10. Price clipped with 3/4" closed tear and only the slightest wear to rear panel dj. Light dustline along top edge, else, Pristine, Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Burgundy cloth.

$14.00

Der Sonne Licht. Lesebuch fur Jung und Alt. Mit 4 Mehrfarbigen und 4 Schwarz-Weiss-Zeichnungen von Kindern der Waldorfschule.

By Heydebrand Caroline Von (Herausgegeben)

Stuttgart: Waldorf-Spielzeug und Verlag. 1928. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good +. 102 pp. Includes writings by Rudolf Steiner, Albert Steffen, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Lessing, Goethe, Wilhelm Grimm, Herder, Franz Brentano, and Caroline von Heydebrand to name a few. Scarce Title. "Caroline von Heydebrand, one of the original teachers at the first Waldorf school in Stuttgart and a personal student of Rudolf Steiner, was a true 'knight of the spirit', a priestess of 'becoming', for whom a child's life began not with birth but in the spiritual world. Deeply aware of the spiritual reality of human existence, she was a master teacher whose reverence for and devotion to children allowed her to guard, nourish, and guide their unfolding powers in a healthy, beautiful way with unerring love and delicacy." 2"x3" soiled spot on spine overlapping most onto the rear board with minor edge wear, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with gilt lettering to front board.

$100.00

The Western College For Women, 1853-1953

By Nelson, Narka

Oxford, Oh: Western College, 1954. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. xiv, 248 pp, foreword, preface, list of b&w illustrations, Part I. 1853-1880; Part II. 1880-1905; Part III. 1905-1930; Part IV. 1930-1953; Apendices I-V; index. First Edition, 1954. Not Price Clipped. Light to moderate edge wear with crackling to dj. Lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark-blue cloth with gilt sear on front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

Contesting Cultural Rhetorics: Public Discourse and Education, 1890-1900

By Marshall, Margaret J.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1995. H Hard Cover. As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. (7) 260 pp, 6 chapters with footnotes, bibliography, index. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth.

$27.50

Lander - Menschen - Universitaten. Briefe deutscher Studenten aus dem Ausland 1947-1950.

By Collmer, Paul (Hrsg.)

Stuttgart: Steingruben. 1950. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. 320 pp, Einleitung des Herausgebers, Briefe aus Amerika, Briefe aus Grossbritannien, Briefe aus der Schweiz, Briefe aus Frankreich, Briefe aus Schweden, Briefe aus den Netherlanden. Text in German. Lightly age-toned spine dj with 1" closed tear rear panel at spine of same. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Orange cloth.

$17.50

The Mother's Magazine and Family Circle. Volume XXXV (June 1867 - May 1868)

By Mead, D. (ed.)

New York: The Proprietor. 1867. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket, As Issued. iv, pp. 133-384, June - December 1867. pp. 4 - 164, January - May, 1968. First Edition, 1867. "Abigail Whittelsey (1788-1858 became involved in the Utica Maternal Association, which provided an opportunity for mothers to learn from one another. In general, maternal associations were one of many evangelical efforts to bring revivalism into the home. In 1833, she assumed the editorship of the group’s new periodical, the Mother’s Magazine, which was the first such publication. It featured letters, memoirs, essays, poetry, and advice. The following year, she moved to New York City with her husband, taking the magazine with them, with Samuel becoming its publisher. After his death in 1842, Abigail Whittelsey continued as the magazine’s editor with the help of a brother-in-law, the Rev. Darius Mead. This monthly covers a twelve month period from June 1867 through May 1868. In the late 1840s, after a new proprietor endeavored to make the publication more commercial by adding plates and popular reading material, Abigail Whittelsey left. Its special object was to assist mothers in the early moral and religious culture of their children each number contains thirty or so pages of original and selected matter of a very interesting character with suggestions and edifying advice for the rearing of the child." Light edge wear with rubbed bottom fore-edge corners and lightly age-toned text block edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black three-quarter leather with marbled paper covered boards.

$20.00

The Universities Of Europe In The Middle Ages: Volume I. Salerno - Bologna - Pairs

By Rashdall, Hastings

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1895. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good - Fine/No Jacket. Large 8vo. xxvi, 562 pp, preface, table of universities (with references), I. What Is A University?; II. Abelard and the Renaissance of the 12th Century; III. Salerno: Bibliography: Rivival of Medicine; Antiquity and Origin of Medical School at Salerno; Constantiuus Africanus, c. 1080; Organization: Edict of Frederick II, 1231; Rivalry of Naples; Decline of Salerno and growth of the Arabic Medicine Women Doctors. IV. Bologna: 1. Irnerius and the Civil Law Revival; 2. Gratian and the Canon Law; 3. The Origines of the Jurist University; 4. Constitution of the Student-Universities; The Organization of the Studium; 6. The Universities of Medicine, Arts, and Theology. V. Paris: 1. The Origins of the University: 1. The Rise of the University; 2. The Mendicants and the University; 3. Constitution and Privileges of the University; 4. The Studies of Paris; 5. the Colleges of Paris; 6. The Place of the University in European History; additional notes. Ex Library rebound in buckram with a lone library stamp on top fore-edge corner title page. No other markings. Age-toned bottom and fore- text block edge. Clean, tight and strong bindiing with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown buckram with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt top text block edge.

$37.50

Education At The Crossroads

By Maritain, Jacques

New Haven: Yale University Press. 1944. F Third Printing. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. x, 120 pp, acknowledgments, Part I: The Aims of Education, Part II: The Dynamics of Education, Part III: The Humanities and Libertal Education, Part IV: The Trials of Present-Day Education, index. The Dwight Harrington Terry Foundation: Lectures on Religion in the Light of Science and Philosophy. Third Printing, July 1944. Jacques Maritain believes that education must be based on the Christian idea of man as being "more a whole than a part, and more independent than servile. In his view education is concerned with man's "deep-rooted independence with regard to common opinion". He is a vigorous prophet of an education for a higher level of democracy than we have had. Price clipped with a very small chip top edge rear panel dj, age-toned spine, and lightly soiled bottom fore-edge corners of same. Inked name on ffep light dustline along top edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Grey cloth.

$24.00

Cambridge Commemorated: An Anthology of University Life

By Laurence Fowler, Helen Fowler (eds.)

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1984. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. xiv, 384 pp, list of 47 fb&w illustrations and sources, foreword, preface, note on the texts, The Beginnings: Dreaming Chroniclers and Sundry Facts; Benefactors and the Growth of the 'Little Commonwealth' of Colleges; Protestants: The New Learning, Elizabethans and Puritans; The Civil War: the Garrison Town; Restoration, Refulgence and Refbellion; The 18th Century: Was Reason Sleeping?; The Turning Century: Giantsin the Groves; Victoriana; The 20th Century: A Sunny World; The 20th Century: Wars, Aftermaths and Omens; The Modern University; Appendices, acknowledgments, index. Collected and Edited by Laurence and Helen Fowler: First Printing, 1984. "Cambridge Commemorated is an illustrated anthology of passages of prose and poetry describing life at the University of Cambridge from its foundation to the present day. The daily lives of dons and students, town and gown relations, change and continuity are unfolded in letters, diaries, memoirs, novels, college records, newspapers and magazine articles. The human face of the university emerges through accounts of Cambridge characters over the centuries in a wealth of anecdotal detail enlivening this historical anthology." Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with black title plate and gilt lettering to spine.

$17.50

Theory and Resistance in Education: Towards a Pedagogy for the Opposition (Revised and Expanded Edition)
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Theory and Resistance in Education: Towards a Pedagogy for the Opposition (Revised and Expanded Edition)

By Giroux, Henry A.

Westport, Connecticut: Bergin & Garvey, 2001. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. Large 8vo. xxxiii, 280 pp, series forewod by Henry A. Giroux, foreword by Paulo Freire, preface by Stanley Aronowitz, Introduction: Educated Hope, Public Pedagogy, and the Politics of Resistance by Henry A. Giroux; I. Theory and Critical Discourse: 1. Critical Theory and Educational Practice; 2. Schooling and the Politics of the Hidden Curriculum; 3. Reproduction, Resistance, and Accomodation. II. Resistance and Critical Pedagogy: 4. Ideology, Culture, and Schooling; 5. Critical Theory and Rationality in Citizenship Education; 6. Literacy, Ideology, and the Politics of Schooling; Conclusion: Toward a New Public Sphere; notes, bibliography, index. Critical Studies in Education and Culture Series: Later Printing, 2001. "At the beginning of the new millennium, educators, parents, and others should reevaluate what it means for adults and young people to grow up in a world that has been radically altered by a hyper capitalism that monopolizes the educational force of culture as it ruthlessly eliminates those public spheres not governed by the logic of the market. Giroux provides new theoretical and political tools for addressing how pedagogy, knowledge, resistance, and power can be analyzed within and across a variety of cultural spheres, including but not limited to the schools." Inked name ffep. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Trade paperback.

$27.50

The Mother's Assistant and Fireside Miscellany

By Editorial Staff

New York: C. Stone and Company. 1855. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good -. No Jacket, As Issured. Parts I. (215 pp) & II. (211 pp.): Prose, Poetry & Music with b&w tissue protected steel engravings and 5 tissue protected hand colored flower prints: passion flowers, daphne, geraniums, la reine, and gladiolus natalensis. First Edition, December 1855. "One of but a small number of religious periodicals devoted to practical vital points of domestic education and the culture and immortal welfare of the child; for the parent who realizes that the dearest interests of their offspring, temporal and eternal depend upon their discipline. Offering moral narratives on the discharge of their duties, the periodical presents wise instruction communicated with the knowledge that although every child is not to be subjected to exactly the same discipline, yet general truths and lessons may be imparted which will be of great service to a teachable father or mother." Rubbed edges of boards with partially rubbed boards, age-toned text block edges and endpapers, and very light foxing, mostly in margins and blank side of plates, while the hand-colored prints are brightly colored and in very good condition. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black three- quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards and gilt bands and lettering to spine.

$65.00

Crisis and Hope in American Education

By Ulich, Robert

Boston: The Beacon Press. 1951. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. xiv, 235 pp, preface, I. The Disappointment, II. The Dilemmas of Modern Secondary Education, III. The School of the Future, IV: Philosophy of Secondary Education, V. On the Education of Teachers, VI: Higher Education, VII: Adult Education, VIII: Summary, index. A few very small chips to edges and closed tears to dj with minor edgewear. Pencilled notes on rear endpapers, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth.

$27.50

Make No Small Plans: A History of Skidmore College

By Lynn, Mary C.

Saratoga Springs, NY: Skidmore College. 2000. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xviii, 488 (1) pp, Foreword by David H. Porter, Foreword by Phyllis A. Roth. Preface and Acknowledgments, 1. Lucy Scribner -- A Life by Patricia-Ann Lee; 2. Young Women's Industrial Club; 3. Skidmore School of Arts with Vignette: "No Young Woman Better Equiped to Serve You"; 4. A Matter of Survival with Vignette: "The Golden Age Throughout My Life"; 5. Skidmore in War and Peace with Vignette: "I Had a Job to Do"; 6. Transformation; 7. Crisis; 8. A Porter for the Journey; Afterword by Jamienne S. Studley; notes, appendixes, biblography, index, about the author with 217 b&w illustrations. First Edition, 2000. "The definitive book on Skidmore College's beginnings in 1903 as a small vocational school in Saratoga Springs through the start of the 21st century using college records, news items, correspondence, and a wealth of personal recollections. Informative, well-researched and equally well- written, "Make No Small Plans" is an attractive, illustrated volume offering the reader a concise history of this great women's college." Not Price Clipped. Minor edge wear, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$20.00