Foto dell'editore

The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History

Sansing, David G.

Editore: University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 10: 1578060915 / ISBN 13: 9781578060917
Usato / Hardcover / Quantità: 6
Da Midtown Scholar Bookstore (Harrisburg, PA, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 35,50
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 3,67
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti


Dati bibliografici

Titolo: The University of Mississippi: A ...

Casa editrice: University Press of Mississippi

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro: Very Good

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included


1578060915 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Codice inventario libreria Z1578060915Z2

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
3,67 valutazione media
(3 valutazioni)


"There is a mystique about Ole Miss," David G. Sansing says in his new book The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History (University Press of Mississippi, cloth $37.00).

Sansing, a professor emeritus of history, says the University and its story hold a special attraction for those who have learned there. "Some have called it holy ground, others hallowed ground. During a recent Black Alumni Reunion Danny Covington called Ole Miss addictive."

Few Southern institutions have such a storied past. After its founding, the University assembled one of the finest scientific collections in the antebellum South. Closed during the Civil War, the University endured and re-opened to expand from a liberal arts institution to one with highly developed professional schools. In the civil rights struggle Ole Miss became a battleground. Since 1963 the University has made remarkable progress in serving the racial and ethnic diversity of its constituency.

Working with the university libraries, the Department of Archives and History, and countless alumni, Sansing unfurls this 150-year history in The University of Mississippi, a book he labored on since 1995.

Capturing dramatic changes was key to Sansing's efforts. The University that began with four professors and boasted electric power in 1901 is now listed by the internet site Yahoo! as one of the nation's most "wired" universities, referring to the University's level of hardware and internet access.

African American historian John Hope Franklin, who had visited the campus during the civil rights struggle, visited again in 1998 and found "a complete revolution in race relations on campus" and declared, "we don't have quite as far to go as we thought we did."

Sansing says, "In a world of ravishing change, when Ole Miss Alumni come back to Oxford, they do not just stroll across the campus and through the Grove, they retrace the steps of their forebears, not just over place and space, but back through time as well.

"For many alumni Ole Miss is more than their alma mater; it is a link, a nexus to who they were and are, to where they came from," Sansing says. "This sesquicentennial history is written for them, the students, faculty, friends, patrons, and alumni of the university."

David G. Sansing is the author of A History of the Mississippi Governor's Mansion (with Carroll Waller), Making Haste Slowly: The Troubled History of Higher Education in Mississippi, and Mississippi: A Study of Your State (with Ray Skates). In 1990, he was named Teacher of the Year at the University of Mississippi.

Dal risvolto interno: A 150-year history of Ole Miss, the state's oldest public institution of higher learning

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Indirizzo: Harrisburg, PA, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 7 giugno 2002
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it¿s described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you¿re dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn¿t arrived, you¿re eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you¿ve changed your mind about a book that you¿ve ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we¿ll respond within 2 business days.

Condizioni di spedizione:

* * * All books are packed with great care! * * * DOMESTIC SHIPPING OPTIONS for
standard-sized books: PRIORITY MAIL (takes business 3-7 days to arrive in the continental U.S.) - $5.50 for each book. ... BOOK RATE SHIPPING ("media mail", takes 1-4 weeks to arrive in the continental U.S.; please note that media mail delivery to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, APO/FPO addresses, and US territories can take 6-8 weeks) - $4.00 for the 1st book and $2.00 for each additional book. MEDIA MAIL BOOKS ARE TYPICALLY SEALED IN A HIGH-QUALITY PLASTIC BAG AND THEN PACKAGED IN A STRONG CARDBOARD BOX. Some small, very light items receive a First-Class upgrade and ship in a First-Class bubblewrap-lined mailer. ... AIRMAIL SHIPPING TO CANADA: $21.00 US dollars for each book. Oversized or heavy items may require an additional $22.00 US dollars for extra postage.... OTHER INTERNATIONAL AIRMAIL SHIPPING: $24.00 for each book, with shipment by USPS International Priority Airmail service whenever possible and typical delivery in 5-14 business days. Oversized or heavy items may require an additional $38.00 US dollars for extra postage.... If your book is HEAVY or OVERSIZED, we will contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Descrizione libreria: We are PENNSYLVANIA'S LARGEST USED BOOKSTORE specializing in second-hand and out- of-print scholarly books in all fields! We offer the finest selection of art books between New York and Chicago. We invite you to email us with any questions or concerns about any of our books. We are always interested in buying academic libraries and are willing to travel to collect your books!!