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Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 (Studies in Comparative World History)

By: Thornton, John

Price: $32.36

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1998-04-28

Edition: 2


This book explores Africa's involvement in the Atlantic world from the fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries. It focuses especially on the causes and consequences of the slave trade, in Africa, in Europe, and in the New World. Prior to 1680, Africa's economic and military strength enabled African elites to determine how trade with Europe developed. Thornton examines the dynamics that made slaves so necessary to European colonizers. He explains why African slaves wer... View more info

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Competitive Advantage of Nations

By: Porter, Michael E.

Price: $41.33

Publisher: Free Press, 1998-06-01


Now beyond its 11th printing and translated into twelve languages, Michael Porter's "The Competitive Advantage of Nations" has changed completely our conception of how prosperity is created and sustained in the modern global economy. Porter's groundbreaking study of international competitiveness has shaped national policy in countries around the world. It has also transformed thinking and action in states, cities, companies, and even entire regions such as Central Americ... View more info

Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900 (Studies in Environment and History)

By: Crosby, Alfred W.

Price: $124.20

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 2004-01-19

Edition: 2


People of European descent form the bulk of the population in most of the temperate zones of the world--North America, Australia and New Zealand. The military successes of European imperialism are easy to explain because in many cases they were achieved by using firearms against spears. Alfred Crosby, however, explains that the Europeans' displacement and replacement of the native peoples in the temperate zones was more a matter of biology than of military conquest. Now ... View more info

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Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism: A Popular Outline

By: Lenin, V. I.

Price: $7.94

Publisher: International Publishers, 1969-06-01


Lenin's famous treatise on imperialism as an outgrowth of monopoly and finance capital. View more info

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Raising Children: In Love, Justice and Truth

By: Long, Barry

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Barry Long Books, 1998-05-29


Barry Long's approach to parenting includes not only love for the child, but practical ways of bringing truth and justice into the family. He explains that what children also need from parents is the example of an honest and responsible life. To introduce truth, teach the child to observe the fact of the world. To introduce justice, ask of the child only what you are prepared to do yourself. He also has radical things to say about the development of the personality and t... View more info

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Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll

By: Rolling Stone, Editors

Price: $35.82

Publisher: Touchstone, 2001-11-08

Edition: 3


Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous 1,800, "The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock & Roll" is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers -- from the one-hit wonders to the megastars. In 1983, Rolling Stone Press introduced its first "Rock & Roll Encyclopedia." Almost two decades later, it has become the premier guide to the history of rock & roll, and has been selected by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum as it... View more info

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Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929: A Wall Street Journal Book for Children

By: Blumenthal, Karen

Price: $23.40

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002-09-01


Over six terrifying, desperate days in October 1929, the fabulous fortune that Americans had built in stocks plunged with a fervor never seen before. At first, the drop seemed like a mistake, a mere glitch in the system. But as the decline gathered steam, so did the destruction. Over twenty-five billion dollars in individual wealth was lost, vanished gone. People watched their dreams fade before their very eyes. Investing in the stock market would never be the same. ... View more info

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Standard Paper Money Catalogue: Including Colonial and Continental Notes, Old Bank Bills, Issues by Merchants, Corporations, Etc., Confederate Bills, and U.S. Fractional Currency

By: Anonymous

Price: $19.99

Publisher: USA, Nabu Press, 2010


This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciat... View more info

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Standard Paper Money Catalogue: Including Colonial and Continental Notes, Old Bank Bills, Issues by Merchants, Corporations, Etc., Confederate Bills, and U.S. Fractional Currency

By: Anonymous

Price: $19.99

Publisher: USA, Nabu Press, 2014


This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciat... View more info

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The Story of Money

By: Maestro, Betsy; Maestro, Giulio [Illustrator]

Price: $8.18

Publisher: HarperCollins, 1995-04-25


Explore the many forms money has taken around the world and through history, from doubloons of ages past to contemporary credit cards. View more info

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The Vernor's Story: From Gnomes to Now

By: Rouch, Lawrence L.

Price: $13.38

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN REGIONAL, 2003-10-03


Amply illustrated, The Vernor's Story -- From Gnomes to Now captures the spirit and genius of the people who transformed Vernors into an iconic American soft drink that has spanned two centuries of shifting public taste. With over seventy photographs depicting the history of the company, The Vernor's Story is an insider's look at early operations, as well as the firm's famous marketing blitz, featuring Vernor's distinctive green and gold packaging and its engaging gnome.... View more info

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This Business of Music Marketing and Promotion, Revised and Updated Edition

By: Tad Lathrop

Price: $22.35

Publisher: Billboard Books, 2003-10-01


(Book). The maxim in the music industry has always been "You can't make it on talent alone," and with this book, you don't have to. In language that is simple and direct, author Tad Lathrop details promotional skills, publicity plans, royalty guidelines, and more, all supported by real-world examples. He shows how the web and other technological developments have revolutionized not only how music is made, but how it is marketed and promoted. The old rules still apply cre... View more info