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A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America
4.9 out of 5 stars with 165 reviews
In this signal work of history, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Lizabeth Cohen shows how the pursuit of prosperity after World War II fueled our pervasive consumer mentality and transformed American life. Trumpeted as a means to pro
All It Takes Is Guts: A Minority View
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
This is a collection of Walter Williams' essays, drawn from his syndicated column. Williams writes with brilliant clarity--and he doesn't mince words. He destroys a number of prevailing myths, such as economic and social disparities being the resul
Applied Economics: Thinking Beyond Stage One
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.2 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
This book is geared to the average citizen with little or no economics background who would like the tools to think critically about economic issues. Many of today's economic issues are obscured by their inherent complexity and the often confusing a
The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
4.3 out of 5 stars with 296 reviews
A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty ''The poor you will always have with you,'' to cite the Gospel of Matthew 26:11. Jeffrey Sachs - celebrated economist, special advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations, and author of the influential best seller The End of Poverty - disagrees. In his view, poverty is a problem that can be solved. With single-minded determination he has attempted to put into practice his theories about ending extreme
Ludwig Von Mises: Fountainhead of the Modern Microeconomics Revolution
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.6 out of 5 stars with 253 reviews
The Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises is increasingly recognized as one of the most important originators of modern economic thought. This book studies his ideas in a clear and systematic way and pulls out from Mises's own writings the main themes of his work. Mises's central theme is an emphasis on microeconomics. All real economic decisions, he insists, are taken by particular people at particular times and places; the motivating forces, therefore, are personal and psychological. In this
The Emigrant Edge: How to Make It Big in America
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.1 out of 5 stars with 288 reviews
Brian Buffini, an Irish immigrant who went from rags to riches, shares his strategies for anyone who wants to achieve the American dream.
Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Brian Buffini immigrated to San Diego, California, at the age of 19, with only 92 dollars in his pocket. Since then he has become a classic American rags-to-riches story. After discovering real estate, he quickly became one of the nation's top real estate moguls and founder of the largest business training company,
Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World
4.6 out of 5 stars with 298 reviews
From a prizewinning economic historian, an eye-opening reinterpretation of the 2008 economic crisis (and its 10-year aftermath) as a global event that directly led to the shockwaves being felt around the world today.
In September 2008 President George Bush could still describe the financial crisis as an incident local to Wall Street. In fact, it was a dramatic caesura of global significance that spiraled around the world, from the financial markets of the UK and Europe to the factories and
Voice Processing (Artech House Telecommunications Library)
By Brand: Artech House Publishers
mpn: 1, black & white illustrations, ean: 9780890066379, isbn: 089006637X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
This revised and updated book describes how to reduce costs, and covers the basic techniques, products and applications of the technology. It also gives information and access to over 400 organizations that provide services in the voice processing area.
Completing Transition: The Main Challenges
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mpn: 53 black & white illustrations, 24 black, ean: 9783540428237, isbn: 3540428232,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
''Completing Transition: The Main Challenges'' was the topic around which the Oesterreichische Nationalbank and the Joint Vienna Institute organized a high-level conference in 2000, in a continuation of long-standing efforts to promote the dialogue and understanding between various regions in Europe. Given the heterogeneity of the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the heterogeneity of progress toward convergence, the outlook for finishing transition is divergent. However,
Agogic Maps: From Musical Phrasing to Enhancement of Urban Spaces (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology)
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ean: 9783319483047, isbn: 9783319483047,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
This book explores the value of the musical concept of “agogics” – the modification of regular rhythm to enhance expressive potential – in understanding urban spatial configurations within the current technological context and in developing urban maps that exploit sonic signals to create an open learning framework. The book starts by discussing the meaning and significance of agogics in the musical and artistic realm, with reference to the work of Adolphe Appia, Emile-Jaques Dalcroze,
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
ean: 9781480577473, isbn: 1480577472,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
A revolution is under way.In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies—with hardware, software, and networks at their core—will in the near future diagnose diseases more accurately than doctors can, apply enormous data sets to transform retailing, and accomplish many tasks once considered uniquely human.In The Second Machine Age, MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson and
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