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Trump: The Art of the Comeback
By Times Books
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ean: 9780812929645, isbn: 0812929640,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Trump's story begins when many real estate moguls went belly-up in what he calls the Great Depression of 1990.  Trump reveals how he renegotiated millions of dollars in bank loans and survived the recession, paving the way for a resurgence, during which he built the most successful casino operation in Atlantic City, broke ground on one of the biggest and most lucrative development projects ever undertaken in New York City, and outsmarted one of South America's richest men for rights to the Mis

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
By Random House
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ean: 9780679438083, isbn: 0679438084,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul ''etched with uncommon objectivity and literary grace . . . as detailed, balanced, and psychologically insightful a portrait of the tycoon as we may ever have'' (Kirkus Reviews). Titan

The Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution (Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138804968, isbn: 1138804967,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution (MPTD) claims that in a free-market economy the demand for a factor of production will depend upon its marginal product – where ''marginal product'' is defined as the change in total product that is caused by, or that follows, the addition or subtraction of the marginal unit of the factor used in the production process, with all other inputs held constant. From its inception in the early nineteenth century the MPTD has been claimed by some econo

Culture in Economics: History, Methodological Reflections And Contemporary Applications
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107684614, isbn: 1107684617,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Many economists now accept that informal institutions and culture play a crucial role in economic outcomes. Driven by the work of economists like Nobel laureates Douglass North and Gary Becker, there is an important body of work that invokes cultural and institutional factors to build a more comprehensive and realistic theory of economic behavior. This book provides a comprehensive overview of research in this area, sketching the main premises and challenges faced by the field. The first part in

American Economic History (8th Edition) (Pearson Series in Economics (Hardcover))
By Pearson
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sku: 9780137037414, mpn: Illustrations, maps, ean: 9780137037414, isbn: 0137037414,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
America’s present economy, understood through its past. Rich in both quantitative techniques and economic theory, American Economic History demonstrates how an understanding of our past can illuminate economic issues that face society today and in the future. In simple, elegant language, this text walks readers through four centuries of political, social, and economic history, focusing on laws and institutions and emphasizing current economic topics. The eighth edition has been updated and r

Cliometrics of the Family (Studies in Economic History)
By Springer
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mpn: 53203511, ean: 9783319994796, isbn: 3319994794,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
This contributed volume applies cliometric methods to the study of family and households in order to derive global patterns and determine their impact on economic development. Family and households are a fundamental feature of societies and economies. They are found throughout history and are the place where key decisions on fertility, labour force participation, education, consumption are made. This is especially relevant for the position of women. The book gathers key insights from a variety o

El futuro tiene su historia: El reto de comprender (Spanish Edition)
By Independently published
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ean: 9781688650084, isbn: 1688650083,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
UNA AVENTURA INTELECTUAL A BORDO DEL TREN DE LA HISTORIA HACIA LOS RETOS DEL PRESENTE Y EL FUTUROSi Galileo fue condenado por sostener que la Tierra gira en torno al Sol, nuestro autor bien podría correr una suerte similar al demostrar que la Historia es un proceso conformado por ciclos que, entrelazados, se extienden orbitalmente hacia el futuro.Ese postulado, que traslada la Teoría de las Generaciones de José Ortega y Gasset a los procesos políticos y geopolíticos, sirve de punto de parti

The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes: The Ancient World Economy and the Empires of Parthia, Central Asia and Han China
By Pen Sword Books
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ean: 9781473833746, isbn: 1473833744,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes investigates the trade routes between Rome and the powerful empires of inner Asia, including the Parthian regime which ruled ancient Persia (Iran). It explores Roman dealings with the Kushan Empire which seized power in Bactria (Afghanistan) and laid claim to the Indus Kingdoms. Further chapters examine the development of Palmyra as a leading caravan city on the edge of Roman Syria and consider trade ventures through the Tarim territories that led Roman merch

The Information Nexus: Global Capitalism from the Renaissance to the Present
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107108684, isbn: 1107108683,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Capitalism is central to our understanding of contemporary economic and political life and yet what does it really mean? If, as has now been shown to be the case, capital and property rights existed in pre-modern and pre-capitalist societies, what is left of our understanding of capitalism? Steven G. Marks' provocative new book calls into question everything we thought we knew about capitalism, from the word's very origins and development to the drivers of Western economic growth. Ranging from t

Agricultural change: policy and proctice 1500-1750 (Chapters from the Agrarian History of England and Wales, Vol 3)
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521368827, isbn: 0521368820,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Chapters from The Agrarian History of England and Wales, volumes IV and V part II, now appear for the first time in five paperback volumes, designed primarily for a student readership. Dealing respectively with pieces, wages, profits and rents; estate management and the condition of the farm labourer; agricultural techniques and enclosure; marketing; and rural building, these studies bring together the fruits of co-operative scholarship from authorities on the social and economic history of rura

Eat Mor Chikin: Inspire More People: Doing Business the Chick-fil-A Way
By Brand: Looking Glass Books
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9781929619085, isbn: 1929619081,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Truett Cathy is a real-life Horatio Alger story. He grew up in a boarding house his mother operated, where he learned the principles of hard work, fairness, honesty, loyalty, and respect. When he opened a small restaurant in 1946 with his brother Ben, he put those principles to work and immediately began to experience their rewards.Twenty-one years later Truett Cathy opened the first Chick-fil-A restaurant, which was unique in America in two ways: it served the first boneless breast chicken sand

Globalizing Capital: A History of the International Monetary System - Third Edition
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691193908, isbn: 0691193908,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Essential reading for understanding the international economy―now thoroughly updatedLucid, accessible, and provocative, and now thoroughly updated to cover recent events that have shaken the global economy, Globalizing Capital is an indispensable account of the past 150 years of international monetary and financial history―from the classical gold standard to today's post–Bretton Woods ''nonsystem.'' Bringing the story up to the present, this third edition covers the global financial crisis

The Eye: How the World's Most Influential Creative Directors Develop Their Vision
By Artisan
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mpn: 50441091, ean: 9781579658397, isbn: 1579658393,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
They’re often behind the scenes, letting their work take center stage. But now Nathan Williams, founder and creative director of Kinfolk magazine and author of The Kinfolk Table, The Kinfolk Home, and The Kinfolk Entrepreneur—with over 250,000 copies in print combined—brings more than 90 of the most iconic and influential creative directors into the spotlight. In The Eye, we meet fashion designers like Claire Waight Keller and Thom Browne. Editorial directors like Fabien Baron and

IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance Between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation-Expanded Edition
By Dialog Press
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ean: 9780914153276, isbn: 0914153277,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
IBM and the Holocaust is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling shocker--a million copies in print--detailing IBM's conscious co-planning and co-organizing of the Holocaust for the Nazis, all micromanaged by its president Thomas J Watson from New York and Paris. This Expanded Edition offers 37 pages of previous unpublished documents, pictures, internal company correspondence, and other archival materials to produce an even more explosive volume. Originally published to extraordinary prais

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
By Plume
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ean: 9780452287082, isbn: 0452287081,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generationsWith a presidential election around the corner, questions of America's military buildup, environmental impact, and foreign policy are on everyone's mind. Former Economic Hit Man John Perkins goes behind the scenes of the current geopolitical crisis and offers bold solutions to our most pressing p

George P. Mitchell: Fracking, Sustainability, and an Unorthodox Quest to Save the Planet (Kenneth E. Montague Series in Oil and Business History)
By Texas A&M University Press
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ean: 9781623498030, isbn: 1623498031,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Upon George Mitchell’s death in 2013, The Economist proclaimed, “Few businesspeople have done as much to change the world as George Mitchell,” a billionaire Texas oilman who defied the stereotypical swagger so identified with that industry. In George P. Mitchell: Fracking, Sustainability, and an Unorthodox Quest to Save the Planet, award-winning author Loren C. Steffy offers the first definitive biography of Mitchell, placing his life and legacy in a global context, from the significance o

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