All True Things : A History of the University of Alberta, 1908-2008.


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MACLEOD, Rod. All True Things : A History of the University of Alberta, 1908-2008. (Edmonton) : The University of Alberta Press, (2008). First Edition. Pp [i]-xx,1-371,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt letteringto spine, paper label to front board. “All True Things is a critical histo ry of the genesis and evolution of the University of Alberta to mark the University’s centennial. Rod Macleod relates the University’s coming of age against the parallel history of the Province of Alberta’s remarkable growth.What emerges is an enduring narrative of an institutional will to thrive a nd become a vibrant centre of learning. As the University embarks on its second century, this definitive source of information and reflection on institutional history and governance will inspire future leaders and policy makers and reach out to the University of Alberta’s many friends and alumni.” (from the dj). Contents : 1. Mr. Rutherford's University,. 2. River Lot Five. 3. "A Terrible Price" (The University of Alberta and the First World War). 4. "The Only Medical School Between Winnipeg and Peking" (Laying the Foundations of a Research University). 5. Hard Times, 1924-1928. 6. Coping withCalamity, 1928-1935. 7. The University and Mr. Aberhart. 8. Soldiering On. 9. Treading Water, 1950-1956. 10. Planning for the Baby Boomers, 1957-1963 . 11. "The Feast of Unreason," 1964-1969. 12. Higher Mathematics. 13. "Frankly Conflicting Points of View," 1974-1979. 14. "A Pretty Good University?"1979-1986. 15. The Perils of Paul, 1987-1994. 16. Recovering from Ralph, 1 994-2000. 17. Bigger or Better? ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket (short tear). 28.00

Title: All True Things : A History of the University of Alberta, 1908-2008.

Author Name: MACLEOD, Rod.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: University of Alberta Press, Edmonton, Alberta, 2008, ISBN:0888644442:

Seller ID: 99643