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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Why are some countries rich and others poor? In 1500, the income differences were small, but they have grown dramatically since Columbus reached America. Since then, the interplay between geography, globalization, technological change, and economic policy has determined the wealth and poverty of nations. The industrial revolution was Britain's... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00
A major new global economic history that explains why the Industrial Revolution occurred in Britain. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95
To Be Continued... explores the world's most popular form of television drama; the soap opera. From Denver to Delhi, Moscow to Manchester, audiences eagerly await the next episode of As the World Turns , The Rich Also Weep or Eastenders . But the popularity of soap operas in Britain and the US pales in comparison to the role that they play in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 35.95
Channels of Discourse fills a significant gap in the critical literature on television. The eight distinguished scholars whose essays make up the collection consider commercial televisionin relation to the major strands of contemporary literary, cultural and cinematic criticism. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 198.99
Why did Europe experience industrialisation and modern economic growth before China, India or Japan? This is one of the most fundamental questions in Economic History and one that has provoked intense debate. The main concern of this book is to determine when the gap in living standards between the East and the West emerged. The established view, dating... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
In pioneering essays by many of the leading experts in this rapidly-developing field of cinema history, Going to the Movies moves beyond the familiar images of nickelodeons and movie palaces to analyse the place of movie theatres in local communities, the roles of race and religion in constructing and segregating audiences, the links between film and... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This volume is an assessment of the manner in which the services have altered their planning, programming, and budgeting processes in response to the changes brought about by the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols legislation. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 34.99
This volume offers a unique and detailed examination of all stages of the 2012 presidential campaign, starting with the primaries and ending with post-election insights. Each chapter focuses on the campaign?s communication variables, including images, messages, and debates. Special attention is paid to the roles and functions of new technologies.... more...