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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart [0-7710-7294-5] 1988. (Hardcover) 359pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, index. The dust jacket is diagonally creased on the rear inner flap. "Drugstore pioneer Murray Koffler never was 'just a simple pharmacist' as he jokingly calls himself. When his father died at an early age, young Murray,… Read more
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Rebuilding America

by Alperovitz, Gar (With Jeff Faux.)

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9780394532004
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New York: Pantheon Books [0-394-53200-7] 1984. (Hardcover) 319pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Notes, index. Ink markings on the front free endpaper and minor marks throughout the text. "Gar Alperovitz and Jeff Faux, codirectors of the National Center for Economic Alternatives, have conceived a bold and original, and at the same… Read more
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image of The Early Growth of the European Peasant Economy; Warriors and Peasants from the Seventh to the Twelfth Century

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson [0-297-76663-5] 1974. (Hardcover) 292pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Top edge stained blue. Diagrams, maps, bibliography, index. The spine and edges of the covers are faded, there is a previous owner's book plate and pencil notations on the front endpapers. "Professor Duby's intention is the same as the warriors' and… Read more
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New York: Random House 978-1-847-94674-4 [978-1-847-94674-4] 2013. (Trade paperback) 267pp. Very good plus. Tables, graphs, notes, index. There is highlighting in the text around pages 170-190. "Why did fundraisers who were offered cash incentives collect less than those were weren't paid at all? Why did a school's decision to fine parents who picked up… Read more
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Toronto: Key Porter Books 978-1-55263-981-8 [978-1-55263-981-8] 2008. (Hardcover) 376pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Graphs, diagrams, illustrations, notes, index. "In the 1960s there was hope that the world's problems could be solved through technology, science, and economics. Third World countries would be modernized after the First World example. Free trade and market… Read more
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New York: Basic Books 978-0-465-02993-8 [978-0-465-02993-8] 2012. (Hardcover) 483pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Graphs, maps, tables, appendix, notes, index. The covers are lightly soiled. "In this newly revised and expanded edition of his now-classic book, Florida has brought all of its statistics up to date (and provided a host of… Read more
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The New Industrial State

by Galbraith, John Kenneth

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1967. (Hardcover) 427pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Top edge stained orange. Notes, index. The bottom edge has two small bumps and the dust jacket is price-clipped. "Is it possible to offer a single comprehensive view of modern economic life and of the changes that are… Read more
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Against Intellectual Monopoly

by Boldrin, Michele (With David K. Levine.)

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9780521879286
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 978-0-521-87928-6 [978-0-521-87928-6] 2008. (Hardcover) 298pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, references, index. "'Intellectual property' - patents and copyrights - have become controversial. We witness teenagers being sued for 'pirating' music, and we observe AIDS patients in Africa dying because of their lack of ability to pay for… Read more
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Toronto: Stoddart [0-7737-3306-X] 2002. (Hardcover) 278pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Notes, index. "The world's most fundamental and indispensable resource - water - is fast disappearing. In fact, a global shortage of water is looming as the most threatening ecological, economic, and political crisis of the twenty-first century". (Business,… Read more
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Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-307-40199-1 [978-0-307-40199-1] 2014, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 566pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Notes, index. "Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The convenient truth is that we can seize this existential crisis to… Read more
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Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-676-97800-1 [978-0-676-97800-1] 2007. (Hardcover) 662pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Notes, index. "At the most chaotic juncture in Iraq's civil war, a new law is unveiled that will allow Shell and BP to claim the country's vast oil reserves.... Immediately following September 11, the Bush Administration quietly outsources the… Read more
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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

by Piketty, Thomas

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9780674430006
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Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 978-0-674-43000-6 [978-0-674-43000-6] 2014. (Hardcover) 685pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Graphs, tables, notes, index. Small bump at the top front corner. "What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of… Read more
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada [0-385-25610-8] 1996. (Hardcover) 337pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, appendix, index. "Shakedown is an urgent wake-up call to all Canadians. For close to 20 years Angus Reid has conducted hundreds of surveys on issues ranging from brand preferences to voting patterns. Now this passionate observer of the Canadian… Read more
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London: Edward Arnold [0-7131-5749-6] 1975. (Hardcover) 378pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Top edge stained yellow. Color frontispiece, abbreviations, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, appendices, biographical notes, selected bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly worn at the bottom of the spine. Book about Goldsmiths' Company. Time Period 14th Century… Read more
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Dependant Accumulation and Underdevelopment

by Frank, Andre Gunder

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New York: Monthly Review Press 0-85345-0468-X [0-85345-0468-X] 1979. (Hardcover) 226pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Tables, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn. "Why, while Europe, North America and Australia have developed, do Asia, Africa, and Latin America remain underdeveloped? Andre Gunder Frank answers this basic question by showing… Read more
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Toronto: Touchstone 978-1-5011-2990-2 [978-1-5011-2990-2] 2017. (Hardcover) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 318pp. Notes, index. A remainder mark on the bottom edge. Book about Zappos. (Business, Business, Cults, Internet, Sales, Technology).
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image of Bulls and Bears; Winning in the Stock Market in Good Times and Bad (Series: Financial Times Personal Finance Library.)

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Toronto: Penguin Books [0-14-013398-4] 1996. (Trade paperback) Near fine. 172pp. Tables, graphs, appendix, glossary, bibliography. Preface by Ira Gluskin. Series: Financial Times Personal Finance Library. (Business, Business, Investing, Stock Market).
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (2 Volumes)

by Smith, Adam (Edited by R.H. Campbell; A.S. Skinner; W.B. Toss.)

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9780198281849
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Oxford: Oxford University Press [0-19-828184-6] 1979. (Hardcover) Near fine in near fine dust jackets. 1080pp. Illustrations, footnotes, appendix, textual schedules, tables, indices. Edited by R.H. Campbell, A.S. Skinner & W.B. Toss. (Economics, Economics).
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Tourists and Tourism; A Reader

by Gmelch, Sharon Bohn (editor)

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9781577663065
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Long Grove: Waveland Press [1-57766-306-3] 2004. (Trade paperback) 478pp. Near fine. Photographs, notes, references, appendices. A collection of essays examining the social and economic phenomenon of tourism. (Business, Anthologies, Business, Textbook, Tourism, Travel).
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Waterloo: Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada 1930. (4to staplebound) Very good. 39pp. Green card covers with ornate gilt decoration. Photographs, portraits. Locale: Ontario; Waterloo--Ontario. (Business, Insurance Companies--Canada, Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada).
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