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Population, welfare and economic change in Britain 1290-1834
edited by Chris Briggs, P.M. Kitson and S.J. Thompson
Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2014
Baker Berry HB3583.A3 P67 2014
The idea of a moral economy : Gerard of Siena on usury, restitution, and prescription
Gerardus, de Senis, -1336?
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2016
"The Idea of a Moral Economy is the first modern edition and English translation of three questions disputed at the University of Paris in 1330 by the theologian Gerard of Siena. The questions represent the most influential late medieval formulation of the natural law argument against usury and the illicit acquisition of property. Together they offer a particularly clear example of scholastic ideas about the nature and purpose of economic activity and the medieval concept of a moral economy. In his introduction, editor Lawrin Armstrong discusses Gerard's arguments and considers their significance both within the context of scholastic philosophy and law and as a critique of contemporary mainstream economics. His analysis demonstrates how Gerard's work is not only a valuable source for understanding economic thought in pre-modern Europe, but also a fertile resource for scholars of law, economics, and philosophy in medieval Europe and beyond."--
Baker Berry HB79 .G42 2016
La España vacía : viaje por un país que nunca fue
Molino, Sergio del, 1979-
Madrid : Turner, 2016
Baker Berry HB2079 .M655 2016
Realizing the potential of the American Community Survey : challenges, tradeoffs, and opportunities
Panel on Addressing Priority Technical Issues for the Next Decade of the American Community Survey, Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 
Vision for the American community survey -- Sample design and precision of estimates -- Data collection methods -- Data processing and analytic issues -- Data dissemination -- Survey content -- Appendixes: A. Usability analysis: tract-level 2008-2012 ACS data -- B. Examples of differences between census counts and ACS population estimates -- C. Data quality filtering rates, 1-year data, 2012* -- D. Data quality filtering rates, 3-year data, 2010-2012* -- E. 2014 American community survey mail questionnaire -- F. ACS questions by year introduced and agency -- G. Biographical sketches of panel members and staff.
"The American Community Survey (ACS) was conceptualized as a replacement to the census long form, which collected detailed population and housing data from a sample of the U.S. population, once a decade, as part of the decennial census operations. The long form was traditionally the main source of socio-economic information for areas below the national level. The data provided for small areas, such as counties, municipalities, and neighborhoods is what made the long form unique, and what makes the ACS unique today. Since the successful transition from the decennial long form in 2005, the ACS has become an invaluable resource for many stakeholders, particularly for meeting national and state level data needs. However, due to inadequate sample sizes, a major challenge for the survey is producing reliable estimates for smaller geographic areas, which is a concern because of the unique role fulfilled by the long form, and now the ACS, of providing data with a geographic granularity that no other federal survey could provide. In addition to the primary challenge associated with the reliability of the estimates, this is also a good time to assess other aspects of the survey in order to identify opportunities for refinement based on the experience of the first few years. Realizing the Potential of the American Community Survey provides input on ways of improving the ACS, focusing on two priority areas: identifying methods that could improve the quality of the data available for small areas, and suggesting changes that would increase the survey's efficiency in responding to new data needs. This report considers changes that the ACS office should consider over the course of the next few years in order to further improve the ACS data. The recommendations of Realizing the Potential of the American Community Survey will help the Census Bureau improve performance in several areas, which may ultimately lead to improved data products as the survey enters its next decade."--Publisher's description.
Baker Berry HB849.49 .R43 2015
The information nexus : global capitalism from the Renaissance to the present
Marks, Steven G. 1958- author
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Cries of pain : the word "capitalism" -- "Capitalism" in the mirror of the twentieth century -- The myths of capitalism -- Early modern Europe's expanding field of vision : the origins of capitalism -- The age of electricity and engines : America's mass market -- The digital age and the globalization of capitalism.
Cries of pain: the word "capitalism" -- "Capitalism" in the mirror of the twentieth century -- The myths of capitalism -- Early modern Europe's expanding field of vision: the origins of capitalism -- Age of electricity and engines: America's mass market -- The digital age and the globalization of capitalism.
Baker Berry HB501 .M33165 2016
Capitalism and desire : the psychic cost of free markets
McGowan, Todd, author
New York : Columbia University Press, 2016
After injustice and repression -- The subject of desire and the subject of capitalism -- The psychic constitution of private space -- Shielding our eyes from the gaze -- The persistence of sacrifice after its obsolescence -- A God we can believe in -- A more tolerable infinity -- The nonproductivity of capitalism -- Exchanging love for romance -- Abundance and scarcity -- The market's fetishistic sublime -- Enjoy, don't accumulate.
Baker Berry HB501 .M55347 2016
Remaking the rust belt : the postindustrial transformation of North America
Neumann, Tracy (Historian)
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 
Baker Berry HC95 .N48 2016
Brazillionaires : wealth, power, decadence, and hope in an American country
New York : Spiegel & Grau, 
Prologue: The crash -- Part one: Roots of wealth -- God is Brazilian -- The price of progress -- Manifest destiny -- Nation building -- Prosperity gospel -- Part two: The Brazilian dream -- Visionary -- Helping hands -- The profit motive -- The backlash -- Too big to fail -- After the crash.
When Bloomberg News invited the young American journalist Alex Cuadros to report on Brazil's emerging class of billionaires at the height of the historic Brazilian boom, he was poised to cover two of the biggest business stories of our time: how the giants of the developing world were taking their place at the center of global capitalism, and how wealth inequality was changing societies everywhere. The billionaires of Brazil and their massive fortunes resided at the very top of their country's economic pyramid, and whether they quietly accumulated exceptional power or extravagantly displayed their decadence, they formed a potent microcosm of the world's richest .001 percent. They held sway over the economy, government, media, and stewardship of the environment; they determined the spiritual fates and populated the imaginations of their countrymen. In 2012, Eike Batista ranked as the eighth-richest person in the world, was famous for his marriage to a beauty queen, and was a fixture in the Brazilian press. But by 2015, Batista was bankrupt, his son Thor had been indicted for manslaughter, and Brazil--its president facing impeachment, its provinces combating an epidemic, and its business and political class torn apart by scandal--had become a cautionary tale of a country run aground by its elites. Over four years, Cuadros reported on media moguls and televangelists, energy barons and shadowy figures from the years of military dictatorship, soy barons who lived on the outskirts of the Amazon, and new-economy billionaires spinning money from speculation. His zealous reporting takes us from penthouses to courtrooms, from favelas to art fairs, from scenes of unimaginable wealth to desperate, massive street protests. Within a business narrative that deftly dramatizes the volatility of the global economy, Cuadros offers us literary journalism with a grand sweep.--Adapted from dust jacket.
Baker Berry HC190.W4 C83 2016
Arming the Western Front : war, business and the state in Britain 1900-1920
Lewis, M. J. 1957-
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2016
Introduction -- The road to war: the Edwardian economy, military preparedness, and war planning -- The pre-war procurement system: the War Office, the Admiralty, and the private armaments producers -- "Business as usual" and the challenges of war -- The rise of the engineer's war and the origins of the Ministry of Munitions -- The Ministry of Munitions and industrial warfare -- Producing for the industrial battlefield: the Ministry of Munitions and the Somme -- Oh what a costly war: managing and paying for industrial warfare -- Coping with crisis: the war economy in 1917 -- The intractable problem of manpower: the Western Front and the home front in transition -- The transition to a peace economy and the challenge of reconstruction, 1918-1920 -- Conclusion.
Baker Berry HC260.D4 L49 2016
Raising the floor : how a universal basic income can renew our economy and rebuild the American dream
Stern, Andy, 1950-
New York : Public Affairs, 2016
Introduction: Can we invent a better future? -- My journey -- Are we at a strategic inflection point? -- The elephant in the room: technology's impact on jobs -- The new landscape of work -- The dark side of the gig economy -- Wither the American dream? -- En route to a new American dream -- A twenty-first-century solution to a twenty-first-century problem -- Epilogue: Join the conversation #RaisingTheFloor.
"The former president of the Service Employees International Union draws on extensive interviews with economists, labor leaders, bankers and others on how advances in technology are creating better products at the expense of the middle class, outlining strategies focused on a controversial "universal basic income" that provides for near-future needs."--NoveList.
Baker Berry HC110.I5 S864 2016
Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh : development, piety and neoliberal governmentality
Salehin, Mohammad Musfequs
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2016
Baker Berry HC440.8 .S338 2016
An economic history of Portugal, 1143-2010
Costa, Leonor Freire
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Baker Berry HC392 .C6213 2016
Handbook of cliometrics
Claude Diebolt, Michael Haupert, editors ; with 59 figures and 20 tables
Berlin : Springer Reference, 
Baker Berry HC26 .H36 2016
Industrial forests and mechanical marvels : modernization in nineteenth-century Brazil
Cribelli, Teresa, author
New York, New York, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Baker Berry HC79.T4 C75 2016
The G20 development agenda : an Indian perspective
edited by Parthasarathi Shome
Delhi, India : Cambridge University Press, 2015
Preface -- Introduction -- Group of 20 : the development agenda -- an Indian perspective / Parthasarathi Shome, Francis Rathinam -- The development agenda -- Commodity market policy for food security : the road ahead for G20 / Rajesh Chakrabarti, Francis Rathinam, Vijay Varadi -- Recycling global surpluses for infrastructure investment in emerging market economies / Renu Kohli -- G20 : impact of the crisis with special reference to India and international burden sharing / D.K. Srivastava -- India's growth prospect : structural impediment / Kirit S Parikh -- Energy security and environmental sustainability -- The co-benefit principle and the Durban platform : towards an inclusive framework for negotiating climate finance / A. Damodaran -- Greening the G20 agenda : a way forward / Parthasarathi Shome and Amrita Goldar -- Revisiting fossil-fuel subsidies in the context of ongoing G-20 dialogue : a discussion with special reference to India / Meeta Mehra and Divya Datt -- Should India join the international energy agency? / Prodipto Ghosh -- Contributors -- Index.
"Analyses the evolution and broadening of the G20's agenda from global financial sector matters to covering a vast development agenda"--
Baker Berry HC435.3 .G2 2015
Dealing with China : an insider unmasks the new economic superpower
Paulson, Henry M., 1946- author
London Headline, 2015
Baker Berry HC427.95 .P38 2015
Aid and authoritarianism in Africa : development without democracy
edited by Tobias Hagmann and Filip Reyntjens
Uppsala, Sweden : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet ; 2016
Introduction : aid and authoritarianism in sub-Saharan Africa after 1990 / Tobias Hagmann and Filip Reyntjens -- Discourses of democracy, practices of autocracy : shifting meanings of democracy in the aid-authoritarianism nexus / Rita Abrahamsen -- Aid to Rwanda : unstoppable rock, immovable post / Zoë Marriage -- Authoritarianism and the securitization of development in Uganda / David M. Anderson and Jonathan Fisher -- Ethiopia and international aid : development between high modernism and exceptional measures / Emanuele Fantini and Luca Puddu -- Donors and the making of 'credible' elections in Cameroon / Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle -- Foreign aid and political settlements : contrasting the Mozambican and Angolan cases / Helena Pérez Niño and Philippe Le Billon -- Conclusion : democracy fatigue and the ghost of modernization theory / Nicolas van de Walle.
A revealing and urgent insight into the motives, dynamics and consequences of the increasing amounts of development aid given by the West to authoritarian governments in Africa.
Baker Berry HC800 .A627 2016
Roman artisans and the urban economy
Hawkins, Cameron, 1973- author
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
1. Seasonality, uncertainty, and consumer demand in an ancient city -- 2. Specialisation, associations, and the organisation of production -- 3. Manumission and the urban labour market -- 4. The artisan household and the Roman economy.
"This book offers the first comprehensive study of economic conditions and economic life in Roman cities during the late Republic and early Empire. By employing a sophisticated methodology based upon comparative evidence and contemporary economic theory, the author develops interlocking arguments about the relationship between four key attributes of urban economic life in Roman antiquity: the nature and magnitude of consumer demand; the structure of urban labour markets; the strategies devised by urban artisans in their efforts to navigate their social and economic environments; and the factors that served to limit both the overall performance of the Roman economy, and its potential for intensive growth. While the author's methodology and conclusions will be of particular interest to specialists in economic history, other readers will profit from his discussion of topics such as slavery and manumission, the economic significance of professional associations, and the impact of gender on economic behaviour"--
Baker Berry HC39 .H38 2016
Shantytown, USA : forgotten landscapes of the working poor
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 
Walden, a shanty or a house? -- Shanties on the western frontier -- Shantytowns on the urban frontier -- A working-class ideology of dwelling -- Shantytown's Broadway debut -- Transformed by art and journalism -- African American shantytowns -- Depression-era shantytowns.
"Mention "shantytowns" today and the universal assumption is that you'll be talking about exploding slums in a developing nation in Africa, South Asia, or South America. This book adds the United States to the international discourse on shantytowns, tracing their appearance on both the western and urban frontiers of the young nation starting in the 1820s, and tracking them through the urbanization and industrialization that convulsed the country in the decades leading up to and following the Civil War. Drawing on a wealth of unexamined texts, images, popular music, and films, filtered through the lens of scholarship on everyday landscapes, Shantytown USA restores shantytowns to the central place they once occupied in the nation's imagination, and on its landscape."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry HD7287.96.U6 G64 2016
Stragility : excelling at strategic changes
Auster, Ellen R
Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, 
Stragility -- Strategic, agile, people-powered change -- Redefining strategy to win : from lock and load to sense and shift -- Building support : from poisoned by the politics to embrace our inner politician -- Fostering ownership and accountability : from tell and sell to inspire and engage -- Creating successful change again and again : from change fatigue to change fitness -- Putting stragility into action.
"Success in business demands an organization that is agile, innovative, and alert, capable of reinventing itself to handle whatever comes its way. Yet most attempts at transformational change fail, hamstrung by poor strategy, office politics, stakeholder resistance, and the pressures of constant transformation. In Stragility, Ellen Auster and Lisa Hillenbrand provide a powerful, practical, action-oriented approach that equips leaders at all levels to navigate these challenges while building skills and capabilities for the next strategic change. Filled with great examples of leading edge companies, and jam-packed with concrete tips, action steps, and tools, Stragility offers indispensable advice on how to make continuous strategic changes, navigate the politics and emotions of change, and inspire and engage leaders and stakeholders. Building on a field-tested framework the authors have applied in Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and social sector organizations, Stragility provides the tools for creating a thriving, high-energy organization that will excel at strategic change--again and again."--
Feldberg HD58.8 .A899 2016
Shadow state : inside the secret companies that run Britain
London, England : Oneworld, 2016
Baker Berry HD3861.G7 W45 2016
Scaling up excellence : getting to more without settling for less
Sutton, Robert I
New York : Crown Business, 
"In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Bob Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle the topic that obsesses businesses large and small, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies--how to scale up their businesses and spread excellence throughout the organizational culture"--
Feldberg HD58.8 .S887 2014
Los niños recuperadores de basura en Cambalache : estudio etnográfico en un vertedero de Venezuela
Blanco, Fernando (Sociologist)
[Caracas] : Centro de Investigacion Social CISOR : 2012
Baker Berry HD6250.V4 B525 2012
Pensamiento petrolero del comandante Chávez
Chávez Frías, Hugo
[Caracas?] : Gobierno Bolivariano de Venezuela, Ministerio del Poder Popular de Petróleo y Minería : [2013?]
Baker Berry HD9574.V42 C44 2013
Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis
Vance, J. D
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.
Baker Berry HD8073.V37 A3 2016
Big oil in the United States : industry influence on institutions, policy, and politics
McBeath, Gerald A
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 
Introduction -- Onshore oil and gas resource development -- Oil and gas development in the outer continental shelf -- Representing the interests of industry -- Representing the interests of the land -- How institutions matter : oil and gas regulatory regimes -- National energy policies and big oil -- Conclusion.
Baker Berry HD9566 .M397 2016
Paraguay rural, 1870-1963 : una geografía del progreso, el pillaje y la pobreza
Kleinpenning, J. M. G
Acunción : Editorial Tiempo de Historia, 2014
Baker Berry HD1897 .K585 2014
Rush hour : how 500 million commuters survive the daily journey to work
Gately, Iain, 1965-
London : Head of Zeus, 2015
Baker Berry HD5717.2 .G384 2015
Life of the party : the remarkable story of how Brownie Wise built, and lost, a Tupperware party empire
New York : Crown Archetype, 2016
Going it alone -- The go-getter -- A perfect fit -- Life of the party -- Gold rush days -- A sunshine state -- "There's gold for me in '53" -- To the stars -- Victory behind us, success before us -- A revolt from within -- The Tupperware ladies -- Best wishes -- Sunshine Cinderella -- Storm front -- The breaking point -- Pictures of despair -- Moving on.
"The incredible story of Brownie Wise, the Southern single mother--and postwar #Girlboss--who built, and lost, a Tupperware home-party empire Before Mary Kay, Martha Stewart, and Joy Mangano, there was Brownie Wise, the charismatic Tupperware executive who converted postwar optimism into a record-breaking sales engine powered by American housewives. In Life of the Party, Bob Kealing offers the definitive portrait of Wise, a plucky businesswoman who divorced her alcoholic husband, started her own successful business, and eventually caught the eye of Tupperware inventor, Earl Tupper, whose plastic containers were collecting dust on store shelves. The Tupperware Party that Wise popularized, a master-class in the soft sell, drove Tupperware's sales to soaring heights. It also gave minimally educated and economically invisible postwar women, including some African-American women, an acceptable outlet for making their own money for their families--and for being rewarded for their efforts. With the people skills of Dale Carnegie, the looks of Doris Day, and the magnetism of Eva Peron, Wise was as popular among her many devoted followers as she was among the press, and she become the first woman to appear on the cover of BusinessWeek in 1954. Then, at the height of her success, Wise's ascent ended as quickly as it began. Earl Tupper fired her under mysterious circumstances, wrote her out of Tupperware's success story, and left her with a pittance. He walked away with a fortune and she disappeared--until now. Originally published as Tupperware Unsealed by the University Press of Florida in 2008--and optioned by Sony Pictures, with Sandra Bullock attached to star--this revised and updated edition is perfectly timed to take advantage of renewed interest in this long-overlooked American business icon"--
Baker Berry HD9662.C664 T865 2016
Vault case interview practice guide. 2 : more case interviews
New York : Vault.com, ©2008
Feldberg HD69.C6 M379 2008
Discourse on leadership : a critical appraisal
Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2016
Machine generated contents note: Prologue: a discussion without end, and the nature of this inquiry; 1. The great man and the beginning of contemporary discourse; 2. More who than do and the trait vs. behavior debate; 3. Whistling in the dark and the insertion of power between followers and leaders; 4. The sublime myth and the ideology of purpose; 5. (White) men named John and the persistence of bias; 6. No longer just managing and the misuse of ideal types; 7. Globalization and the challenge of complexity; Epilogue: key moments in leadership discourse and a plausible chronological narrative; References; Index.
"In a wide-ranging and provocative new study, Bert A. Spector provides a critical analysis of past and present theories of leadership. Spector asserts that our perception of leadership influences who we vote for, who we hire and promote, and ultimately, who we choose to grant our authority to. Focusing on leadership in discourse, the book sets out to explore how the notion of leadership has been articulated, studied and debated by academics, but also by practitioners, journalists, and others who seek to influence the thoughts of others. Paying particular attention to the social, economic, political, intellectual and historical forces that have helped shape the discussion, Discourse on Leadership offers an insightful historiography of leadership as a concept and how our understanding of it continues to evolve"--
Baker Berry HD57.7 .S69444 2016
Special Convention, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, AFL-CIO, CLC
[S.l.] : Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, AFL-CIO, CLC Special Convention, 1976
Baker Berry HD6515.C5 A73
Tramando certezas e esperanças : a história não para..
Nespolo, Nelsa Inês Fabian, 1963-
São Leopoldo/RS : Editora Oikos, 2014
"Este livro é, para mim, uma autobiografia completada por depoimentos de diversos participantes nesta aventura, que começa com mulheres operárias e não termina, mas até o seu fim provisório enumera uma série de batalhas que estas mulheres inacreditáveis venceram, dando início a um novo mundo que começa no Rio Grande do Sul, abrange o Brasil inteiro, e se espalha pela Venezuela, Uruguai e outros países da nossa América do Sul. Com o triunfo da Justa Trama na Espanha, na Itália e em outras paragens do Velho Mundo, não parece haver limites à economia solidária. Paul Singer"--Back cover.
Baker Berry HD3424.B6 N48 2014
Riding the waves of culture : understanding diversity in global business
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2012
An introduction to culture -- The one best way of organizing does not exist -- The meaning of culture -- Relationships and rules -- The group and the individual -- Feelings and relationships -- How far we get involved -- How we accord status -- How we manage time -- How we relate to nature -- National cultures and corporate cultures -- Toward international and transnational management -- Reconciling cultural dilemmas -- When two worlds collide -- The diversity of diversity -- Summary and conclusions.
Feldberg HD30.55 .T76 2012
Feeding frenzy : land grabs, price spikes, and the world food crisis
McMahon, Paul author
Vancouver : Greystone Books, 
"Feeding Frenzy traces the history of the global food system and reveals the underlying causes of recent turmoil in food markets. Supplies are running short, prices keep spiking, and the media is full of talk of a 'world food crisis.' The turmoil has unleashed some dangerous forces. Food-producing countries are banning exports even if this means starving their neighbours. Governments and corporations are scrambling to secure control over food supply chains. Powerful groups from the Middle East and Asia are acquiring farmland in poor countries to grow food for export -- what some call 'land grabs.' This raises some big questions. Can we feed a population that will grow to nine billion by 2050? Are we running out of land and water? Can we rely on free markets to provide? This book reveals trends that could lead to more hunger and conflict. But Paul McMahon also outlines actions that can be taken to shape a sustainable and just food system."--Page 4 of cover.
Baker Berry HD9000.5 .M3697 2014b
Masculinities and femininities in Latin America's uneven development
Paulson, Susan, 1961- author
New York : Routledge, 2016
Introduction : Sociocultural processes that produce, sustain and sometimes transform uneven geographies of development -- Why has gendered change been so uneven? -- Movements across Latin America in realms identified as masculine and as feminine -- In the wake of occupational transformation and pro-equity legislation : what's driving new exclusions in Yucatán? -- The gendered production of working bodies and aquaculture industry in Chiloé, Chile -- Dynamics shaping Andean landscapes, agrobiodiversity and foodstuff -- Gender and territory as interacting socio-ecological processes -- Conclusion : Power and resilience in gender-territory innovations.
Baker Berry HD6060.65.L29 P38 2016
Cumin, camels, and caravans : a spice odyssey
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Berkeley : University of California Press, 
Aromas emanating from the driest of places -- Caravans leaving Arabia Felix -- Uncovering hidden outposts in the desert -- Omanis rocking the cradle of civilization -- Mecca and the migrations of Muslim and Jewish traders -- Going east: merging the spice routes with the Silk Roads -- Selling your wares where the sun goes down -- Building bridges between continents and cultures -- From China to Africa: a steady stream of spice traders -- The beginning of the end: Vasco da Gama and the dubious age of discovery -- The drawbridge across the Eastern ocean.
Gary Paul Nabhan takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in this fascinating look at the relationship between the spice trade and culinary imperialism. Drawing on his own family's history as spice traders, as well as travel narratives, historical accounts, and his expertise as an ethnobotanist, Nabhan describes the critical roles that Semitic peoples and desert floras had in setting the stage for globalized spice trade. Traveling along four prominent trade routes--the Silk Road, the Frankincense Trail, the Spice Route, and the Camino Real (for chiles and chocolate)--Nabhan follows the caravans of itinerant spice merchants from the frankincense-gathering grounds and ancient harbors of the Arabian Peninsula to the port of Zayton on the China Sea to Santa Fe in the southwest United States. His stories, recipes, and linguistic analyses of cultural diffusion routes reveal the extent to which aromatics such as cumin, cinnamon, saffron, and peppers became adopted worldwide as signature ingredients of diverse cuisines. Cumin, Camels, and Caravans demonstrates that two particular desert cultures often depicted in constant conflict--Arabs and Jews--have spent much of their history collaborating in the spice trade and suggests how a more virtuous multicultural globalized society may be achieved in the future.
Baker Berry HD9210.A2 N33 2014
The spirit of Marikana : the rise of insurgent trade unionism in South Africa
Sinwell, Luke, author
London : Pluto Press, 2016
Baker Berry HD6870.5.Z7 M568 2016
¿Qué son las empresas recuperadas? : autogestión de la clase trabajadora
Ruggeri, Andrés, 1967- author
Buenos Aires, Argentina : Peña Lillo : 
Las empresas recuperadas, doce años después del 2001 -- Una primera aproximación a las Empresas Recuperadas por sus Trabajadores -- Dimensionando el movimiento -- El contexto neoliberal y las empresas recuperadas -- Autogestión y cooperativismo -- Autogestión y economía social o solidaria -- Autogestión y movimiento obrero -- Ocupar y resistir -- La economía de la empresa recuperada -- Mercado, explotación y autoexplotación, igualdad : los laberintos de la autogestión en el capitalismo -- El papel de la tecnología y la innovación social -- La política.
Baker Berry HD5660.A7 R84 2014
Reimagining business education : insights and actions from the business education jam
Carlile, Paul R
Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016
Feldberg HF1111 .C29 2016
Global trade in the nineteenth century : the house of Houqua and the Canton system
Wong, John D
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Baker Berry HF3840.C36 W66 2016
The advertiser's typographic manual
Nash, Ray, 1905-1982
Blank book composed of two different paper types. Possible mock-up or humorous work.
Rauner Nash HF5825 .N374 1940z
Boston : Pearson, 
Part 1. Understanding Marketing Management -- 1. Defining Marketing for the New Realities -- 2. Developing Marketing Strategies and Plans -- Part 2. Capturing Marketing Insights -- 3. Collecting Information and Forecasting Demand -- 4. Conducting Marketing Research -- Part 3. Connecting with Customers -- 5. Creating Long-term Loyalty Relationships -- 6. Analyzing Consumer Markets -- 7. Analyzing Business Markets -- 8. Tapping into Global Markets -- Part 4. Building Strong Brands -- 9. Identifying Market Segments and Targets -- 10. Crafting the Brand Positioning -- 11. Creating Brand Equity -- 12. Meeting Competition and Driving Growth -- Part 5. Shaping the Market Offerings -- 13. Setting Product Strategy -- 14. Designing and Managing Services -- 15. Introducing New Market Offerings -- 16. Developing Pricing Strategies and Programs -- Part 6. Delivering Value -- 17. Designing and Managing Integrated Marketing Channels -- 18. Managing Retailing, Wholesaling, and Logistics -- Part 7. Communicating Value -- 19. Designing and Managing Integrated Marketing Communications -- 20. Managing Digital Communications: Online, Social Media and Mobile Marketing -- 21. Managing Mass Communications: Advertising, Sales Promotions, Events and Experiences, and Public Relations -- 22. Managing Personal Communications: Direct Marketing, Word of Mouth, and Personal Selling Part 8. Managing the Marketing Organization -- 23. Conducting Marketing Responsibly for Long-Term Success.
On Reserve at Feldberg HF5415.13 .K64 2016
O catador de pérolas : todas as nuances entre o mel e o fel de uma saga
Porto Alegre : AGE Editora, 2014
Baker Berry HF5386 .S53 2014
Medieval merchants and money : essays in honour of James L. Bolton
edited by Martin Allen and Matthew Davies
London : Institute of Historical Research, 
Baker Berry HF3515 .M43 2016
Fundamentals and advanced techniques in derivatives hedging
[Cham] : Springer, 
Baker Berry Cook HF5691 .B68 2016
Breaking the WTO : how emerging powers disrupted the neoliberal project
Hopewell, Kristen, 1978- author
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 
Liberalism and the contradictions of American leadership -- Power, multilateralism, and neoliberalism at the WTO -- Power shift -- Brazil : new drivers of liberalization -- China : a delicate dance -- India : balancing complex trade interests.
Baker Berry HF1385 .H67 2016
The euro : how a common currency threatens the future of Europe
Stiglitz, Joseph E
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 
Part I. Europe in crisis -- The euro crisis -- The euro: the hope and the reality -- Europe's dismal performance -- Part II. Flawed from the start -- When can a single currency ever work? -- The euro: a divergent system -- Monetary policy and the European Central Bank -- Part III. Misconceived policies -- Crises policies: how Troika policies compounded the flawed eurozone structure, ensuring depression -- Structural reforms that further compounded failure -- Part IV. A way forward? -- Creating a eurozone that works -- Can there be an amicable divorce? -- Toward a flexible euro -- The way forward.
Discusses how the 2008 financial crisis revealed the shortcomings of the euro and how it has caused Europe's economic stagnation, and outlines three possible plans for moving forward.
Baker Berry HG925 .S75 2016
For the love of money : a memoir
New York : Scribner, 
Unconscious inheritance -- The cheerleader -- Camp Fox -- Numbcake -- Chicken-all-together -- Fifteen pounds -- There's a bomb in my stomach -- The boy with the dragon tattoo -- The burglary -- ON24 -- Fight Club -- Sex in the city -- Spiritual counselor -- Like father, like son -- Brand-name life -- The fulcrum -- Remnants of an accident -- The easy confidence of millionaires -- Nurturing love -- Protector of the stupid -- The least cool thing to order at a bar -- The ice melteth -- The ephemeral prison -- Charleston -- The land of ambition and success -- A castle on a cloud -- A handwritten note -- The Navy SEALs of bond trading -- The anniversary presents -- Sacred creatures -- Gatsby, interrupted -- The Mad Max scenario -- Fear, love, and a billion dollars -- Peter Luger's -- Hear it in the deep -- The bright light of the afternoon.
"A former hedge-fund trader presents a memoir about coming of age on Wall Street, his obsessive pursuit of money, his disillusionment and the radical new way he has come to define success,"--NoveList.
Baker Berry HG4928.5.P65 A3 2016
Inside the investments of Warren Buffett : twenty cases
Lu, Yefei, author
New York : Columbia Business School Publishing, 
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The partnership years (1957-1968) -- 1958: Sanborn map company -- 1961: Dempster Mill Manufacturing Company -- 1964: Texas National Petroleum Company -- 1964: American Express -- 1965: Berkshire Hathaway -- The middle years (1968-1990) -- 1967: national indemnity -- 1972: see's candies -- 1973: Washington Post -- 1976: Geico -- 1977: Buffalo Evening News -- 1983: Nebraska Furniture Mart -- 1985: capital cities/ABC -- 1987: Salomon Inc. : preferred stock investments -- 1988: Coca-Cola -- The late years (1990-2011) -- 1989: US Air Group -- 1990: Wells Fargo -- 1998: General Re -- 1999: Midamerican Energy Holdings Company -- 2007-2009: Burlington Northern -- 2011: IBM -- Lessons learned -- Evolution of Buffett's investment strategy -- What we can learn from Buffett -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Bibliography -- Index.
Feldberg HG172.B84 L8 2016
Islamic financial economy and Islamic banking
edited by Masudul Alam Choudhury
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2016
Acknowledgment -- Prologue -- Introduction: the nature of Islamic financial economics in Tawhidi methodological framework -- The Tawhidi methodology with implication in Islamic economics as an embedded socio-scientific system contra-Islamic mainstream reasoning -- The philosophy of knowledge in Islam and its implications on the generality and specifics of the world-system -- Religion and social economics -- Appendix to chapter 3: non-parametric representation of what integration between economics and religions means in the evolutionary learning methodological worldview -- Generalized system view of Maqasid as-shariah -- The performance measures of Islamic banking based on the maqasid framework -- Shari'ah market in global implications -- A generalized islamic development-financing instrument -- The role of zakah in mainstream economic model -- Human potential, wellbeing and philanthropy: a philosophico-financial economic inquiry -- The Islamic panacea to global financial predicament : a new financial architecture -- Statistical appendix to chapter 10: data on critical financial crisis indicators -- Is there possibility for Islamic financial economics and islamic banking? (a post-orthodoxy criticism) -- Conclusion: islamisation of knowledge and education and its implication in Islamic financial economics.
Baker Berry HG3368.A6 I8595 2016
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