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- Constable & Robinson 2004; US$ 5.82
From high-fashion spreads and runway shows to shoe, hand, hair, and character shots to magazine and catalog ads, this comprehensive guide reveals how to be a successful model without being a superstar or drop-dead gorgeous. Tips are given on breaking into the modeling business, finding the right agent, and maneuvering in this often complex business.... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 17.99
In the late 1960s, riding the crest of the counterculture movement, Cea?s family left a comfortable existence in California to live off the land in northern Alberta. But unlike most commune dwellers of the time, the Persons weren?t trying to build a new society—they wanted to escape civilization altogether. Led by Cea?s grandfather Dick, they lived... more...
- McNidder and Grace Limited 2014; US$ 8.74
Peter Crookston's book offers a beautifully written journalist's account of a Durham mining village and the Great Northern Coalfield woven around the life of Robert Saint, the composer of Gresford, a brass band composition commemorating an earlier mining disaster in which 256 workers died. Crookston brings his formidable observational qualities and... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 39.95
This is a collection of soundings into various aspects of the history of maritime labor from the close of the Middle Ages to the present. The spatial emphasis of the essays is north European and Atlantic since they deal with the countries around the North Sea and Baltic with some coverage of North America. Indeed, from time to time the authors leave... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 36.00
De Nederlandse koopvaardij kende al vroeg een mondiale arbeidsmarkt. Vooral na de intrede van de stoomvaart aan het einde van de negentiende eeuw werden zeevarenden ook buiten de eigen grenzen gerekruteerd. In de havens en aan boord van de schepen werkten onder andere Nederlandse, Chinese, Indonesische, Engelse en West-Indische zeelieden. De internationale... more...
- Westview Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Hailing from China, the Caribbean, Latin America, and India, a colorful sea of faces has taken its place behind one of the most ubiquitous American business institutions – the fast-food counter. They have become a vital link between the growing service sector in our cities? ethnic enclaves and the multi-billion dollar global fast-food industry. For... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 22.53
Hauptbeschreibung Rund 25 Millionen Tageszeitungen werden in Deutschland jeden Morgen gelesen. Mit ca. 350 Titeln ist die Vielfalt scheinbar groß, doch dahinter verbargen sich nur knapp 150 Redaktionen. Und viele Verlage stehen seit Jahren mit dem Rücken zur Wand: Sinkende Abonnentenzahlen drücken die Auflagen. Damit und mit der Wirtschaftskrise... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.00
Here is the first major study of domestic service in France from the late seventeenth century to the early nineteenth century, describing its transformation from a male-oriented occupation, aristocratic in style and often geared to public display, to one that was female, middle-class, and centered on the household. Originally published in 1984. ... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 124.99
Making use of economic theory and statistics, this study examines the economic lives of American coal miners in the early part of the 20th century. It emphasizes the competition among employers for labour, legal rights, the state of the labour market and the impact of trade unions. more...