FRANCIS, WN: The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, book cover Francis, W. Nelson. The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts. Norton, 1963. Unmarked text. Mailing label on back, 48p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26169) $12.00

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Billed as an innovative survey of the language for freshman English students.

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, inside pages

NEAL, P: Liberalism and its Discontents

Neal, Patrick. Liberalism and its Discontents. New York University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0814757987. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26161) $12.00

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Presents the leading academic theories and accounts of liberalism. Argues that a turn in in direction is necessary if liberalism is to become genuinely responsive to the diversity of modes of life in the twenty-first century. 209p. Index.

TOCH, T: In the Name of Excellence: The Struggle to Reform the Nation’s Schools, Why It’s Failing and What Should be Done

Toch, Thomas. In the Name of Excellence: The Struggle to Reform the Nation’s Schools, Why It’s Failing and What Should be Done. Oxford University Press, 1991. ISBN: 0195057619. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. 325p. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26160) $12.00

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The first in-depth report card on the nation’s vast drive during the 1980s to reform its troubled public schools. Topics include origins, a report card, and more. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Written by Thomas Toch, an American educational journalists.

MACKENZIE, A: Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books)

Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books), book coverMacKenzie, Alexander. Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books). London and Glasgow: Collins, 1964. Unmarked. Decorations by Ian T. Morison. Some edge wear. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26149) $12.00

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432 questions and answers arranged in 38 sections. Also 60 essay and discussion subjects. Comprehensive index of Shakespeare’s characters. 48p. Measures 7.25×10 inches.

FOLEY, DL: Governing the London Region: Reorganization and Planning in the 1960’s

Foley, Donald L. Governing the London Region: Reorganization and Planning in the 1960’s. University of California Press, 1972. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26137) $16.00

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Maps and tables. 223p. Glossary. Notes. Appendix. Index. An account of the combined efforts of the British central government, various regional organizations and local government to cope with the varied problems of metropolitan London in the 1960s.

PIERSON, GW: Yale: A Short History (Second Edition)

Pierson, George W. Yale: A Short History (Second Edition). Yale University, 1979. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26132) $12.00

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Illustrated throughout. Measures 4.5×7 inches. 102p. Published on the occasion of the United States Bicentennial and of Yale’s 275th anniversary by the Office of the Secretary, Yale University.

George W. Pierson was the Historian of the University. Topics include the beginnings, church and state, teaching and teachers, Yale graduates, and more.

VALIANT, L: Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

Valiant, Leslie. Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World. Basic Books, 2013. ISBN: 9780465032716. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26024) $12.00

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Illustrated. 195p. Index. Glossary. Notes and References. Computer scientist Leslie Valiant draws on his background as a machine learning expert to argue that evolution is a subset of learning processes.