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- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 52.00
The work provides, in chapters by different authors, an in-depth review of the outstanding environmental, technological, political, economic, social and legal issues associated with arctic resource use, development and management. more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2011; US$ 299.99
A complete market research guide to the transportation, supply chain and logistics industries?for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Contains our famous trends analysis, statistical tables and glossary. Includes our profiles of the top 500 global transportation, supply chain and logistics firms,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 130.00
This book looks at human resource management in call centres from an international perspective and uses research from leading academics in the field. The characteristics and features of working in a call centre are examined, followed by the effects that this type of work has on employees and their responses to it. It also looks at implications for... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 144.95
The cutting-edge papers in this collection come from some of the most distinguished practitioners world-wide in the fields of Crusading history and the maritime history of the medieval Mediterranean. Issues covered include ship construction, navigation and harbourage issues in the eastern Mediterranean, trade in Fatimid Egypt and along the Iberian... more...
The Ocean Railway: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Samuel Cunard and the Revolutionary World of the Great Atlantic SteamshipsHarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available
An epic social history of steamship travel from the 19th-century to the ?Lusitania?, the ?Mauretania? and the ?Titanic?. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 130.00
Privatization and policies of economic liberalisation were hailed by many critics as key factors which would help lead Mexico towards a process of deeper democratization at the beginning of the 1980s. This book demonstrates that privatisation generated new resources used for personal benefit and also to lubricate the state-labour relationship. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 178.00
Greek-owned shipping has been at the top of the world fleet for the last twenty years. Winner of the 1997 Runciman Award, this richly sourced study traces the development of the Greek tramp fleet from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Gelina Harlaftis argues that the success of Greek-owned shipping in recent years has been a result not... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 132.00
Challenging the stereotype of premodern China as an agricultural nation, this book examines the development of the maritime sector, maritime institutions, and sea power in the premodern era. Initially discussing topics related to China's exports, such as ship design and construction, goods produced solely for export, capital accumulation and investment... more...
- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
Flagships of Imperialism is the first scholarly monograph on the history of the P&O shipping company, and the first history of P&O to pay due attention to the context of nineteenth century imperial politics which so significantly shaped the companys development. Based chiefly on unpublished material from the P&O archives and the National Archives,... more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 35.00
With a witty and informative style, Pigott evokes not only the nostalgic heyday of ocean travel but reveals a slice of almost-forgotten Canadiana in this study of the Canadian Pacific Line. From the stifling steerage quarters to the elegant drawing rooms, shore dwellers and old salts alike will be delighted. more...