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"Keep the damned women out" - the struggle for coeducation by Malkiel, Nancy Weiss, author. "Keep the damned women out" - the struggle for coeducation

As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly all at once, in a remarkably brief span of time. Coeducation met with fierce resistance. As one alumnus put it in a letter to his alma mater, "Keep the damned women out." Focusing on the complexities of institutional decision making, this book tells the story of this momentous era in hi

Dec 3, 2016
1,001 best hot and spicy recipes - delicious, easy-to-make recipes from around the globe by DeWitt, Dave, editor. 1,001 best hot and spicy recipes - delicious, easy-to-make recipes from around the globe

"Hot and spicy recipes, from appetizers to desserts, for the home cook"--

Nov 29, 2016
100 plants to feed the bees - provide a healthy habitat to help pollinators thrive by 100 plants to feed the bees - provide a healthy habitat to help pollinators thrive

Dec 3, 2016
100 Questions and Answers About HIV & AIDS by Gallant, Joel 100 Questions and Answers About HIV & AIDS

Dec 3, 2016
101 techniques - Acrylics by Sanmiguel, David, author. 101 techniques - Acrylics

Presents color illustrations, instructions, and difficulty levels in order to practice different techniques used for acrylic paintings.

Dec 3, 2016
26 songs in 30 days - Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs and the planned promise land in the Pacific Northwest by Vandy, Greg. 26 songs in 30 days - Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs and the planned promise land in the Pacific Northwest

"Timed to celebrate the 75th anniversary of his employment by the federal government, KEXP DJ Greg Vandy takes readers inside the unusual partnership between one of America's great folk artists and the federal government, and shows how the first Americanfolk revival of the 1930's was a response to hard times. The new book 26 Songs In 30 Days plunges deeply into the historical context of the time and the progressive politics that embraced Social Democracy during an era in which the United States

Dec 3, 2016
31 verses to write on your heart by Higgs, Liz Curtis, author. 31 verses to write on your heart

Dec 3, 2016
A cabinet of ancient medical curiosities - strange tales and surprising facts from the healing arts of Greece and Rome by McKeown, J. C. A cabinet of ancient medical curiosities - strange tales and surprising facts from the healing arts of Greece and Rome

Dec 3, 2016
A consequential president - the legacy of Barack Obama by D'Antonio, Michael, author. A consequential president - the legacy of Barack Obama

Recounts the accomplishments of President Obama during his eight years in office, considering his major successes and how he was able to govern while facing both racial hostility and unrealistic expectations.

Dec 3, 2016
A great place to have a war - America in Laos and the birth of a military CIA by Kurlantzick, Joshua, 1976- author. A great place to have a war - America in Laos and the birth of a military CIA

Dec 3, 2016
A hope more powerful than the sea - one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival by Fleming, Melissa, author. A hope more powerful than the sea - one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival

Recounts the powerful experiences of Syrian refugee Doaa Zamel, who was cast adrift in a frigid sea with the children of drowned parents after their dangerously overcrowded ship sank, in an account that details what their experiences reveal about an ongoing international crisis.

Dec 3, 2016
A house full of females - family and faith in 19th-century Mormon diaries by Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, 1938- author. A house full of females - family and faith in 19th-century Mormon diaries

Presents a revelatory and deeply intimate exploration of the world of early Mormon women that draws on nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts created by first-generation Latter-Day Saints.

Dec 3, 2016
A man for all markets - from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market by Thorp, Edward O, author. A man for all markets - from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market

Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution.

Dec 3, 2016
A matter of honor - Pearl Harbor - betrayal, blame, and a family's quest for justice by Summers, Anthony, author. A matter of honor - Pearl Harbor - betrayal, blame, and a family's quest for justice

"We thought we knew the story well: On December 7, 1941, 2,403 Americans died when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, devastating the nation and precipitating entry into World War II. In the aftermath, Admiral Husband Kimmel, commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet, was relieved of command, accused of dereliction of duty, and publicly disgraced. The fact was, however, that--through sheer inefficiency--the top brass in Washington had failed to provide Kimmel with vital intelligence. Then, in the name o

Nov 29, 2016
A really good day / How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life by Waldman, Ayelet, author. A really good day / How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

"A revealing, courageous, fascinating, and funny account of the author's experiment with microdoses of LSD in an effort to treat a debilitating mood disorder, of her quest to understand a misunderstood drug, and of her search for a really good day. Whena small vial arrives in her mailbox from "Lewis Carroll," Ayelet Waldman is at a low point. Her mood storms have become intolerably severe; she has tried nearly every medication possible; her husband and children are suffering with her. So she op

Dec 3, 2016
A time of scandal - Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the making of the Veterans Bureau by Stevens, Rosemary, 1935- author. A time of scandal - Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the making of the Veterans Bureau

Dec 2, 2016
A woman looking at men looking at women - essays on art, sex, and the mind by Hustvedt, Siri, author. A woman looking at men looking at women - essays on art, sex, and the mind

A radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy reflects the author's explorations into the workings of human perception and how they are reflected by gender bias, the mind-body challenge, and neurological disorders.

Dec 3, 2016
Alice Neel - painter of modern life by Alice Neel - painter of modern life

Nov 29, 2016
Alignment matters - the first five years of Katy Says by Bowman, Katy, author. Alignment matters - the first five years of Katy Says

Troubleshoot your human machine and resolve the deeper alignment issues affecting your health. Through her blog, Katy Says, biomechanist Katy Bowman has been educating hundreds of thousands of people about optimal alignment and natural movement since 2007. Alignment Matters contains the first five years of her short essays, in an easy-to-follow format. Starting with the feet and working all the way up to the head, Bowman's clear, engaging text lays out a user's manual for the human body, includi

Nov 29, 2016
American hookup - the new culture of sex on campus by Wade, Lisa (Professor), author. American hookup - the new culture of sex on campus

An account of the new culture of sex on college campuses profiles how students are navigating a harrowing emotional landscape marked by one-sidedness, status competition, and sexual violence that is particularly challenging to minorities and women.

Dec 3, 2016

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