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Triumph of Our Communities

Triumph of Our Communities

Four Decades of Mexican American Art

Gary D. Keller

With more than 600 full-color images, this generously sized coffee-table book celebrates the art organizations that have promoted Mexican-American art and have served as art education…

Good Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture

Edited by Gary Francisco Keller

"Good Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture" is the fruit of a groundbreaking conference that was held in Phoenix in 2009. Following an introduction by Gary…

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The Cisco Kid

American Hero, Hispanic Roots

Gary D. Keller

"The Cisco Kid: American Hero, Hispanic Roots" builds upon Francis Nevins’s 1998 book, "The Films of the Cisco Kid." Retaining the original’s thorough, chronological study of the Cisco…

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High Sulfur Coal Exports

An International Analysis

Edited by Michael M. Crow

The papers in this book were generated by the proceedings of the United States Senate Field Hearing and High Sulfur Coal Export Conference held June 8–9, 1981, at Southern Illinois…

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Strategic Management of Industrial R&D

Edited by Michael M. Crow and Barry Bozeman

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Synthetic Fuel Technology Development in the United States

A Retrospective Assessment

R. F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr., Michael M. Crow and Barry Bozeman

Direct coal liquefaction, a synthetic liquid fuel process, is one of the major developmental alternatives for meeting the anticipated fuel demands for the twenty-first century. This work…

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Limited by Design

R&D Laboratories in the U.S. National Innovation System

Michael M. Crow and Barry Bozeman

"Limited by Design" is the first comprehensive study of the varying roles played by the more than 16,000 research and development laboratories in the U.S. national innovation system…

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Designing the New American University

William B. Dabars and Michael M. Crow

America’s research universities consistently dominate global rankings but may be entrenched in a model that no longer accomplishes their purposes. With their multiple roles of discovery,…

The Ark and Beyond

The Ark and Beyond

The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Edited by Ben A. Minteer

Can zoos save the world?Scores of wild species and ecosystems around the world face a variety of human-caused threats, from habitat destruction and fragmentation to rapid climate change…

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Picturing The Barrio

The Chicano Photographers

David William Foster

Foster analyzes the imagery of 10 distinctive artists who offer a range of approaches to portraying Chicano life. The production of each artist is examined as an ideological…