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- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
In recent decades, the decline of traditional manufacturing--deindustrialization--has been one of the most significant aspects of the restructuring of the American economy. David Koistinen examines the demise of the New England textile industry from the 1920s through the 1980s to better understand the process of industrial decline. He systematically... more...
- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
The furniture industry has played an important role in the history of the United States as a bellwether for manufacturing. This sector continues to be a major manufacturing employer in the US and around the world through its utilization of a global production network. Types of furniture range from household (indoor and outdoor) to institutional, with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00
This book of essays, which draws on the expertise of leading textile scholars in Britain and the United States, focuses on the problem of and responses to foreign competition in textiles from the late nineteenth century to the present day. A short introductory essay by the editor is followed by a survey of the debates surrounding the British cotton... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Ötzi the iceman could not do without wood when he was climbing his Alpine glacier, nor could medieval cathedral-builders or today's construction companies. From time immemorial, the skill of the human hand has developed by working wood, so much so that we might say that the handling of wood is a basic element in the history of the human body.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
First published in 1965. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Bisher hat sich in der Rechtsprechung keine gefestigte LÃ¶sung zu der Frage etabliert, wie hoch ein angemessener Gewinnaufschlag von Entsorgungsunternehmen bei Ã¶ffentlichen AuftrÃ¤gen zu Selbstkosten sein darf, obwohl dieses Thema Gegenstand zahlreicher Gerichtsurteile war und weiterhin ist. Verantwortlich hierfÃ¼r ist vor allem das Spannungsfeld... more...
- Patagonia Books 2013; US$ 9.95
The Responsible Company, by Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, and Vincent Stanley, co-editor of its Footprint Chronicles, draw on the their 40 years' experience at Patagonia – and knowledge of current efforts by other companies – to articulate the elements of responsible business for our time. Patagonia, named by Fortune in 2007 as... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 63.95
Cannon Mills was once the country’s largest manufacturer of household textiles, and in many ways it exemplified the textile industry and paternalism in the postbellum South. At the same time, however, its particular brand of paternalism was much stronger and more enduring than elsewhere, and it remained in place long after most of... more...