Manufacturing Industries Economic Aspects
The Cigar
The Cigar
Hardcover      ISBN: 0811814491
What do Charlie Chaplin, Ulysses S. Grant, Franz Liszt, Al Capone, George Sand, and Sharon Stone have in common? The love of a fine cigar. Barnaby Conrad III, author of The Martini and an avid fan of cigars himself, has dedicated his new book to the poetic, historical, and artistic pursuit of this wonderful, timeless passion. Drawing upon examples from art, film, literature, and politics, The Cigar presents a lushly illustrated, fascinating social history, honoring the cigar's origins and development, as well as its sexy and everlasting allure. Witty and elegant, The Cigar is the perfect gift for male or female cigar aficionados.
Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China
Factory Girls
From Village to City in a Changing China
Paperback      ISBN: 0385520182
Chronicles the everyday world of female Chinese migrant workers who have left their homes in rural towns to find jobs in China's cities, as revealed through a two-year study of the lives of two young women, and assesses the significance and influence of this movement. A New York Times Notable Book. Reprint.
Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local--and Helped Save an American Town
Factory Man
How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local--and Helped Save an American Town
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316231436
Describes how the chairman of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture fought for his more than 700 employees in a small Virginia town using legal maneuvers, factory efficiencies and his wits and determination in the wake of sales losses to cheap Asian furniture imports. 30,000 first printing.
Aircraft Industry Dynamics: An Analysis of Competition, Capital, and Labor
Aircraft Industry Dynamics
An Analysis of Competition, Capital, and Labor
Hardcover      ISBN: 0865690537
American Investment in British Manufacturing Industry
American Investment in British Manufacturing Industry
Paperback      ISBN: 0415184126
American Manufacturing in a Global Market
American Manufacturing in a Global Market
Hardcover      ISBN: 0792390512
American Manufacturing in a Global Market
American Manufacturing in a Global Market
Paperback      ISBN: 9401076367
Anatomy of Industrial Decline: Productivity, Investment, and Location in U.S. Manufacturing
Anatomy of Industrial Decline
Productivity, Investment, and Location in U.S. Manufacturing
Hardcover      ISBN: 0899302440
Beyond the Adirondacks: The Story of St. Regis Paper Company
Beyond the Adirondacks
The Story of St. Regis Paper Company
Hardcover      ISBN: 0313227357
Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business
Boeing Versus Airbus
The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business
Paperback      ISBN: 1400078725
The author of The Sporty Game journeys behind the scenes to examine the high-stakes rivalry between the world's two largest aircraft manufacturers--Boeing and Airbus--drawing on interviews with industry insiders to reveal how Boeing lost its edge in the marketplace and what it is doing to reclaim its status. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.