Category: Canadian periodicals
View: 5683Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. Excerpt from book: Section 1papers, administrative reports, state and government publications. Information regarding these publications is accessible in other forms. In the preparation of this work the compiler has drawn on various sources for his materia1. The publishers of the periodicals have responded with promptness and courtesy to requests for information, and frequent use has been made of N. W. Ayer and Son's American Newspaper Annual, of the Catalogue of Copyright Entries, Part 2: Periodicals; of the List of Serials in Public Libraries of Chicago and Evanston, and of the second edition of the supplement to the list issued by the John Crerar Library. Any suggestions, corrections or information intended to make the Guide more nearly accurate and complete, and therefore more serviceable, will be gratefully received. The compiler respectfully suggests that notice of any change in title, frequency of publication, subscription price, publisher, and publisher's address, of the publications listed on the following pages, and new publications or notices of them, may be sent to him for inclusion in the next edition. The compiler is especially indebted to Mr. Theodore W. Koch, Librarian, University of Michigan, and to Mr. Byron A. Finney, assistant, for their valuable suggestions and advice, and to the latter for assistance in reading and revising the proof. This work was nearly completed when the compiler was appointed Librarian of the University of Missouri; the work, however, was practically all done at the University of Michigan. Henry Ormal Severance. General Library University of Missouri Columbia, Mo. January, 1907. PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION In preparing the second edition of the Guide, the compiler has been assisted by Charles Harper Walsh of the Copyright office, Library of Congress. Under his su...
Author: William Allan Smith,Francis Lawrence Kent
Category: Congresses and conventions
View: 1959Listing of scientific periodicals which were either being published between 1900-1950 or began publication during those years. Arranged alphabetically by main words in title (i.e. ignores prepositions). Gives the abbreviated title, dates of publication, and British libraries that own. Particularly useful for finding full title for non-English language periodicals and older periodicals which have ceased publication.
Voices of American Farm Women, 1910-1960
Author: Amy Mattson Lauters
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
View: 3771"Examining how women were presented in farming and mainstream magazines over fifty years and interviewing more than 180 women who lived on farms, Lauters reveals that, rather than being victims of patriarchy, most farm women were astute businesswomen, working as partners with their husbands and fundamental to the farming industry"--Provided by publisher.
The Surprising History of America's Favorite Welfare Program
Author: Susan Levine
Publisher: Princeton University Press
View: 418Whether kids love or hate the food served there, the American school lunchroom is the stage for one of the most popular yet flawed social welfare programs in our nation's history. School Lunch Politics covers this complex and fascinating part of American culture, from its origins in early twentieth-century nutrition science, through the establishment of the National School Lunch Program in 1946, to the transformation of school meals into a poverty program during the 1970s and 1980s. Susan Levine investigates the politics and culture of food; most specifically, who decides what American children should be eating, what policies develop from those decisions, and how these policies might be better implemented. Even now, the school lunch program remains problematic, a juggling act between modern beliefs about food, nutrition science, and public welfare. Levine points to the program menus' dependence on agricultural surplus commodities more than on children's nutritional needs, and she discusses the political policy barriers that have limited the number of children receiving meals and which children were served. But she also shows why the school lunch program has outlasted almost every other twentieth-century federal welfare initiative. In the midst of privatization, federal budget cuts, and suspect nutritional guidelines where even ketchup might be categorized as a vegetable, the program remains popular and feeds children who would otherwise go hungry. As politicians and the media talk about a national obesity epidemic, School Lunch Politics is a timely arrival to the food policy debates shaping American health, welfare, and equality. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.
Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Category: Social Science
View: 6449This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area
Pedagogy, Self, and Society in North Carolina, 1880-1920
Author: James L. Leloudis
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
View: 5733Schooling the New South deftly combines social and political history, gender studies, and African American history into a story of educational reform. James Leloudis recreates North Carolina's classrooms as they existed at the turn of the century and explores the wide-ranging social and psychological implications of the transition from old-fashioned common schools to modern graded schools. He argues that this critical change in methods of instruction both reflected and guided the transformation of the American South. According to Leloudis, architects of the New South embraced the public school as an institution capable of remodeling their world according to the principles of free labor and market exchange. By altering habits of learning, they hoped to instill in students a vision of life that valued individual ambition and enterprise above the familiar relations of family, church, and community. Their efforts eventually created both a social and a pedagogical revolution, says Leloudis. Public schools became what they are today--the primary institution responsible for the socialization of children and therefore the principal battleground for society's conflicts over race, class, and gender. Southern History/Education/North Carolina