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  • Textiles and Capitalism in Mexicoby Richard J. Salvucci

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.50

    The obrajes, or native textile manufactories, were primary agents of developing capitalism in colonial Mexico. Drawing on previously unknown or unexplored archival sources, Richard Salvucci uses standard economic theory and simple measurement to analyze the obraje and its inability to survive Mexico's integration into the world market after 1790.... more...

  • Multinationals, the State and Control of the Nigerian Economyby Thomas J. Biersteker

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.50

    Thomas Biersteker evaluates the sources of Third World economic nationalism and assesses the significance of the changes that have taken place between North and South since the early 1970s. Neo-classical and neo-Marxist approaches to international and comparative political economy are explored to develop methods and select criteria for the assessment... more...

  • The Transformation of Mexican Agricultureby S. Sanderson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    In spite of the most thorough agrarian reform in nonsocialist Latin America, Mexico cannot feed its population. Steven Sanderson attributes the problems of Mexican agriculture to an internationalization of the food system promoted by the Mexican state, the trade system, and agribusiness. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...

  • Transnational Corporations versus the Stateby Douglas C. Bennett; Kenneth E. Sharpe

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.50

    The historical-structural method employed here rejects analyses that are excessively voluntaristic or deterministic. The authors show that while the state was able to mitigate certain adverse consequences of TNC strategies, new forms of dependency continued to limit Mexico's options. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses... more...

  • Railroads, Reconstruction, and the Gospel of Prosperityby Mark Wahlgren Summers

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.00

    This book describes the southern Republicans' post- Civil War railroad aid program--the central element of the Gospel of Prosperity" designed to reestablish a vigorous economy in the devastated South. Conceding that race and Unionism were basic issues, Mark W. Summers explores a neglected facet of the postwar era: the attempt to build a new South... more...

  • Design for Mediaby Di Hand; Steve Middleditch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.99

    This essential guide provides you with a tailored introduction to the design techniques and production practices employed in the media industry. It presents clear and relevant explanations of how to design and produce any type of print and online publication to a professional standard, from pre-planning through to going to press or online. In providing... more...

  • Marine Emergenciesby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    An influential guide to maritime emergencies and the current strategies that can be employed to cope with the immediate after effects and ramifications of disaster at sea. Many mariners will at some point in their maritime careers become involved in one sort of emergency or another, while in port or at sea, whether it is a fire on board, a collision... more...

  • The Applied Economics of Transportby Mark P. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book provides an introduction and overview to nine applied financial studies on the theme of transport. The studies cover a wide range of topics, from value based trading of real assets in shipping, to the determinants of efficiency and productivity in European railways, to the market for used cars. The studies employ a variety of applied techniques... more...

  • The New Russian Business Leadersby M.F.R. Kets de Vries; S. Shekshnia; K. Korotov; E. Florent-Treacy

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Kets de Vries, Shekshnia, Korotov, and Florent-Treacy (all with INSEAD, Fontainebleu, France) examine the psychological make-up, family backgrounds, and personalities of the new Russian entrepreneurs, and the cultural and historical context in which they operate. The text incorporates ten years of data collection and interviews in Russia. more...

  • International Direct Investment Statistics Yearbookby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 145.00

    Driven by technological change, global competition and the ongoing liberalisation of markets, intentional direct investment plays a key role in the process of global economic integration.  Reliable and up-to-date statistics are essential for a meaningful interpretation of investment trends for the purpose of policy analysis and decision. more...