Category: American Studies

Download E-books American Universities and Colleges Two Volumes (American Univerisites and Colleges) PDF

By American Council on Education

For good over a part century, American Universities and schools has been the main complete and hugely revered listing of 4-year associations of upper schooling within the usa. A quantity set that selection journal has hailed A most vital source in its November 2006 factor, this revised variation gains the main updated statistical info to be had to steer scholars in making either a wise, but functional, choice in deciding on the collage or university in their goals. additionally, the set serves as an crucial reference resource for folks, university advisors, educators, and public, educational, and highschool librarians.These volumes supply vast info on 1,900 associations of upper schooling, together with all authorised faculties and universities that provide at the very least the baccalaureate measure. This crucial source bargains pertinent, statistical info on such themes as: * institution, room and board; * admission requisites; * monetary relief; * enrollments; * pupil lifestyles; * library holdings; * speeded up and learn in a foreign country courses; * departments and educating employees; * structures and grounds; * levels conferred. quantity 2 of the set presents 4 indexes, together with an Institutional Index, a topic Accreditation Index, a degrees of levels provided index, and a Tabular Index of precis facts through kingdom. those useful indexes let readers to discover info simply and to make comparisons between associations successfully. additionally contained in the textual content are charts and tables that offer quick access to comparative information on proper issues.

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Download E-books Strategic Management of Information and Communication Technology: The United States Air Force Experience with Y2K PDF

Although Y2K didn't bring about significant disruptions, the development is a wealthy resource of serious classes for strategic administration of knowledge and verbal exchange know-how (ICT), lots of which practice to giant agencies this present day. utilizing a case examine method, this file describes classes discovered from the reaction of the Air strength to Y2K and makes options for dealing with ICT complexity, aligning organizational and ICT techniques, and minimizing risk.

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Download E-books Franklin Pierce: The American Presidents Series: The 14th President, 1853-1857 PDF

By Michael F. Holt

The genial yet bothered New Englander whose single-minded partisan loyalties infected the nation's simmering conflict over slavery

Charming and good-looking, Franklin Pierce of recent Hampshire used to be drafted to damage the impasse of the 1852 Democratic conference. notwithstanding he seized the White residence in a landslide opposed to the imploding Whig social gathering, he proved a depressing failure in office.

Michael F. Holt, a number one historian of nineteenth-century partisan politics, argues that during the wake of the Whig cave in, Pierce used to be fed on through an obsessive force to unify his splintering get together instead of the roiling nation. He quickly started to overreach. notice leaked that Pierce sought after Spain to promote the slave-owning island of Cuba to the us, rousing sectional divisions. Then he supported repeal of the Missouri Compromise, which restricted the growth of slavery within the west. Violence broke out, and "Bleeding Kansas" spurred the formation of the Republican social gathering. by way of the top of his time period, Pierce's liked celebration had ruptured, and he misplaced the nomination to James Buchanan.

In this incisive account, Holt indicates how a unsuitable chief, so devoted to his occasion and ill-suited for the presidency, hastened the method of the Civil War.

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Download E-books Los pueblos y señoríos teocráticos - El periodo de las ciudades urbanas (México: panorama histórico y cultural, Segunda parte) PDF

By Alfonso Medellin Zenil, José Garciá Payón, Adela Ramón Lligé, Román Piña Chán, Amalia Cardós, Noemi Castillo Tejero

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Download E-books Maritime Safety Law and Policies of the European Union and the United States of America: Antagonism or Synergy? PDF

By Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi

The overseas Maritime association (IMO), because the United international locations really good organization accountable for the legislation of delivery engaged in foreign exchange from the issues of view of maritime security and the prevention and keep watch over of pol- tion via ships, acknowledges that those pursuits can simply be successfully accomplished if every hyperlink within the corresponding chain of accountability meets totally its obli- tions. Flag, port and coastal States, in addition to the delivery itself, all have roles to play in jointly enhancing security and conserving the surroundings, either marine and atmospheric, in the course of the improvement, adoption, and uniform imp- mentation and enforcement of, international criteria. during this ebook, Dr. Christodoulou-Varotsi units out to discover the level to which the activities of the eu Union and the U.S., because the major originators of excessive criteria in those fields, represent a paradigm to the remainder of the inter- tional maritime neighborhood. during this regard, whereas underscoring the necessity for a - listic, multilateral method of maritime legislation – as epitomized via the paintings of IMO – the writer explores how criteria may be greater by using unilateral motion.

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