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Unsung Legacies of Educators and Events in African American Education
Unsung Legacies of Educators and Events in African American Education

This book describes the contributions of twenty-two educators and events that have shaped the field of education, often receiving little to no public recognition, including: Edmonia Godelle Highgate, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Selena Sloan Butler, Alonzo Aristotle Crim, Sabbath Schools, and African American Boarding Schools. These...

The Dark Side of Leadership: An Institutional Perspective
The Dark Side of Leadership: An Institutional Perspective

Contrary to the notion that leaders contribute to positive behaviour within organisations, this book reflects growing interest in the ‘dark side’ of leadership: the unethical and immoral personalities that can reside in positions of power. Drawing on empirical and theoretical analysis, the author examines immorality...

Nietzsche's Protestant Fathers: A Study in Prodigal Christianity
Nietzsche's Protestant Fathers: A Study in Prodigal Christianity

Nietzsche was famously an atheist, despite coming from a strongly Protestant family. This heritage influenced much of his thought, but was it in fact the very thing that led him to his atheism? This work provides a radical re-assessment of Protestantism by documenting and extrapolating Nietzsche’s view that Christianity dies...

Human Geographies Within the Pale of Settlement: Order and Disorder During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Human Geographies Within the Pale of Settlement: Order and Disorder During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
This study suggests how traditional language-rich narrative histories of the Pale of Settlement can benefit from drawing on the large vocabularies, questions, theories and analytical methods of human geography, economics and the social sciences for an understanding of how Jewish communities responded to multiple disruptions during the nineteenth...
The Paradigm of Simias: Essays on Poetic Eccentricity (Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes)
The Paradigm of Simias: Essays on Poetic Eccentricity (Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes)
This book's concern is with notoriously obscure ancient poets-riddlers, whom it argues to have been an essential, albeit necessarily marginal, element of the literary landscape of Antiquity, which, in addition, exerted subtle yet lasting influence on European culture. The three first essays in this book trace a direct line of influence...
Trade Facilitation Capacity Needs: Policy Directions for National and Regional Development in West Africa
Trade Facilitation Capacity Needs: Policy Directions for National and Regional Development in West Africa
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of both national and regional trade facilitation capacities, issues, challenges and lessons, with a special interest in sustainably advancing West Africa’s regional trade facilitation agenda. It examines the contributions of trade facilitation towards enhancing regional integration and economic...
Coming Full Circle: The Seneca Nation of Indians, 1848–1934 (Volume 17) (New Directions in Native American Studies Series)
Coming Full Circle: The Seneca Nation of Indians, 1848–1934 (Volume 17) (New Directions in Native American Studies Series)
The disastrous Buffalo Creek Treaty of 1838 called for the Senecas’ removal to Kansas (then part of the Indian Territory). From this low point, the Seneca Nation of Indians, which today occupies three reservations in western New York, sought to rebound. Beginning with events leading to the Seneca Revolution in 1848, which...
Embers of Childhood: Growing Up a Whitney
Embers of Childhood: Growing Up a Whitney
A Look into the Privileged World of the American Aristocracy of the Early Twentieth Century

Flora Miller Biddle was born a blue-blood. The granddaughter of the Whitney museum founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, her childhood played out in a sort of Wharton landscape as she was shielded from the woes of the
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Remote Sensing of Vegetation: Along a Latitudinal Gradient in Chile (BestMasters)
Remote Sensing of Vegetation: Along a Latitudinal Gradient in Chile (BestMasters)
How is the vegetation distribution influencing the erosion and surface formation in the different eco zones of Chile? To answer this question, it is mandatory to possess fundamental knowledge about plant species habitats, occurrence and their dynamics. In his study Christian Bödinger utilizes satellite imagery in combination with...
Latest Thoughts on Ground Improvement Techniques (Sustainable Civil Infrastructures)
Latest Thoughts on Ground Improvement Techniques (Sustainable Civil Infrastructures)
The volume contains research studies that cover a wide range of topics related to ground improvement and subsurface structures. This selection of papers represents the state-of-the-art in the analysis and design of different techniques of the ground improvement and deep mixing techniques. It provides engineers and researchers with an update on...
Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis: Practical Applications
Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis: Practical Applications

Drawing upon combined 35 years of clinical experience as well as the reflections of colleagues in the field, Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis provides the foundation for a lifelong journey of ethical practice in service for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities....

Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (International Political Economy Series)
Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (International Political Economy Series)
This book explores the interconnected ways in which the control of knowledge has become central to the exercise of political, economic, and social power. Building on the work of International Political Economy scholar Susan Strange, this multidisciplinary volume features experts from political science, anthropology, law, criminology,...
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