The 39th report, 1862 contains the charter, by-laws, library rules, and list of subscribers and stockholders; the 42d, 1865 and 45th, 1868, List of members; the 46th, 1869, Amended charter; 77th, 1900, List of stockholders with addresses.
This remarkable history encompasses not only the achievements of the early inventors and astronomers but also the less frequently recounted stories of the instrument makers and of the actual instruments. A model of unsurpassed, comprehensive scholarship, this volume covers many fields, including professional and amateur astronomy. 196 black-and-white illustrations.
Black, Henry Campbell. A Law Dictionary. Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern. And Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, Ecclesiastical and Commercial Law, and Medical Jurisprudence, with a Collection of Legal Maxims, Numerous Select Titles from the Roman, Modern Civil, Scotch, French, Spanish, and Mexican Law, and Other Foreign Systems, and a Table of Abbreviations. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing, 1910. 1314 pp. Reprinted 1995 by the Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 97-10320. ISBN 1-886363-10-2. Cloth. $195. * The second edition of Black's classic dictionary incorporates many new definitions and addi...
"Setiap foto dan puisi dalam Celebrating the Moment ini hadir sebagai apresiasi atas anugerah yang terkandung di dalam sebuah momen, sebuah momen yang seringkali terlewatkan begitu saja. Detail yang terekam sanggup menguatkan emosi di dalam setiap karya. Pencahayaan dan pemilihan sudut yang seksama membuat kompilasi PuisiFoto hitam putih ini menjadi penuh warna Each and every photograph and poem in this Celebrating the Moment appears to be an appreciation of a discerning grace that is conceived in a moment, a moment that in many a time slips away unnoticed. Every captured detail is capable of heightening the passion in every piece of work. The element of lighting and the selection of an accurate angle will gracefully transform this black and white compilation of PhotoPoem into a colorful ambiance"
"Drawing on letters, journals, memoirs and personnel records, this history follows the civilian-soldiers from their mustering-in to the war's final moments at Appomattox. The 30th North Carolina had the distinction of firing at Abraham Lincoln on July 12, 1864, and firing the last regimental volley before the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia"--
In a book destined to become a classic, Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom present important new information about the positive changes that have been achieved and the measurable improvement in the lives of the majority of African-Americans. Supporting their conclusions with statistics on education, earnings, and housing, they argue that the perception of serious racial divisions in this country is outdated -- and dangerous.
American universities for years have been the bright spot in our educational system. Today, these institutions are under siege from multiple constituencies including students, parents, legislators, government officials and their own faculties. Education has historically been a way for students to improve their lives and fortunes. However, the rising costs of college are a barrier to access for many students, reducing their chances for upward mobility. Is technology the solution, or is it just another costly problem for universities? The purpose of this book is to explore how new technology has the potential to transform American higher education. However, this same technology also has the po...