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Report of the Royal Commission on Consumer Problems and Inflation

By Prairie Provinces Cost Study Commission

Prairie Provinces Cost Study Commission 1968. (4to paperback) 463pp. Very good plus. Notes, tables, appendices, references. "...to inquire into and report into causes of price increases and their effects on standards of living as well as specific complaints of major increases and factors contributing thereto, in the Provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, in accordance with the terms of reference as set forth in the Commission". Locale: Alberta--Canada; Canada; Manitoba--Canada; Prairie Provinces; Saskatchewan--Canada; Western Canada. (Economics, Business, Inflation, Royal Commissions--Canada).

$31.50

A Discourse of the Commonweal of This Realm of England; Attributed to Sir Thomas Smith

By Smith, Thomas (Edited by Mary Dewar.)

Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia [0-8139-0278-9] 1969. (Hardcover) 169pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Appendix, index. Four tape stains on the endpapers and a small puncture on the back panel of the dust jacket. "This edition of A Discourse of the Commonweal of This Realm of England is the most accurate one available; the various manuscript copies extant have been collated to approximate the original text as closely as possible. A Discourse, though written in 1549, was first published in 1581 anonymously. It was part of the flood of 'commonwealth literature' provoked by the severe inflation and changing economic patterns of Tudor England". Book about Commonwealth Literature. Time Period 16th Century. Published for The Folger Shakespeare Library. Edited by Mary Dewar. Identified on spine as Mary Dewar. Locale: England. (Economics, Commonwealth, Economics--England, Social Conditions).

$26.25

Silver by the Ton; A History of Ilford Limited 1879-1979

By Hercock, Robert J. (With George A. Jones.)

Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Book Company [0-07-084525-5] 1979. (4to) 170pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Tables, maps, photographs, illustrations, notes, appendices, index. Covers splayed, the dust jacket is lightly worn and the inside flaps are toned. "This account of Ilford Limited, published in its centenary year, traces its foundation, growth, and business traumas. Twice, Kodak tried to take over the company and failed, and between the two world wars Ilford acquired acquired four well-known British companies and their subsidiaries. The 1966 Monopolies Commission Report made it difficult for the company to continue in the mass amateur colour film business, but it fought back and is now best known for its ultra fine grain high-speed black and white films, and more recently for its monochrome printing papers and silver dye-bleach colour products". Book about Film Photography, Ilford Limited. Time Period 1879-1979, World War 1 & World War II. (Business, Business, Photography, Silver).

$39.38

Grey Days

By Moore, William H.

Pickering: Printers Guild 1946. (Hardcover) 145pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Grey cloth with blue lettering to the cover and spine. Notes, tables. There is a note tipped onto the front free endpaper and the dust jacket is lightly soiled on the spine. "In the days of Edmund Burke (1727-1797) civilization was at one of its turning-points. Adam Smith ahd written a recipe for the Wealth of Nations and in the year of publication (1776) the American Colonies declared that if government was to go on meddling with economic activities they would be their own government" - from the first chapter of the text. (Business, Business, Democracy, Economics, Government, Politics, Socialism).

$26.25

General Economic History of the Dominion; 1867-1912

By Skelton, Oscar D.

Toronto: Publisher's Association of Canada 1913, reprint. (4to) 274pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Fold-out table, notes. Lightly worn at the corners, a small ink mark on the spine, and the fold-out table has a light diagonal crease. "This Volume consists of a Reprint, for private circulation only, of the Fifty-seventh Signed Contribution contained in Canada and its Provinces, a History of the Canadian People and their Institutions by One Hundred Associates" - Adam Shortt and Arthur G. Doughty, General Editors. Time Period 1867-1912. Locale: Canada. (Economics, Business, Economics, History--Canada, Political Science, Trade).

$49.88

This Fascinating Oil Business

By Ball, Max W.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company 1940. (Hardcover) 444pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed with an inscription by the author. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and cover decoration. Diagrams, illustrations, maps, tables, appendix, index. The covers are lightly soiled and the dust jacket is price-clipped with some fading and closed tears to the spine. "Here is the romantic story of a unique and all-important industry, told with the informality and charm of an evening's chat by an open fire....So significant to our life has oil become that wars have been fought for it, and wars may be lost for want of it". Time Period 1940. (Business, Business, Chemistry, Development, Oil, Technology, World Affairs).

$31.50

A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550

By Hunt, Edwin S. (With James M. Murray.)

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 978-0-521-499232 [978-0-521-499232] 1999. (Trade paperback) 277pp. Very good. Maps, tables, notes, bibliography, index. The covers are lightly edgeworn and there is a previous owner's blind stamp on the half-title page. "A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550, demolishes the widely held view that the phrase 'medieval business' is an oxymoron. The authors review the entire range of business in medieval western Europe, probing its Roman and Christian heritage to discover the economic and political forces that shaped the organization of agriculture, manufacturing, construction, mining, transportation, and marketing". Time Period 1200-1550. (Economics, Agriculture, Business, Construction, History--Europe, Manufacturing, Medieval History, Transportation).

$26.25

Global Cities at Work; New Migrant Divisions of Labour
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Global Cities at Work; New Migrant Divisions of Labour

By Wills, Jane (With Kavita Datta, Yara Evans, Joanna Herbert, Jon May & Cathy Mcilwaine.)

London: Pluto Press 978-0-7453-2798-3 [978-0-7453-2798-3] 2010. (Trade paperback) 234pp. Near fine. Abbreviations, graphs, tables, maps, photographs, illustrations, appendices, references, index. "This book is about the people who always get taken for granted. The people who clean our offices and trains, care for our elders and change the sheets on the bed. Global Cities at Work draws on testimony collected from more than 800 foreign-born workers employed in low-paid jobs in London during the first decade of the 21st century". Time Period 21st Century. Locale: London--England. (Economics, Cities, Globalization, Migrant Workers, Urban Life).

$26.25

Economy and Society; An Outline on Interpretive Sociology; Volumes 1 & 2
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Economy and Society; An Outline on Interpretive Sociology; Volumes 1 & 2

By Weber, Max (Edited by Guenther Roth; Claus Wittich.)

Berkeley: University of California Press [0-520-03500-3] 1978. (Trade paperback) 640pp. Very good plus. Notes, appendices, index. The spines are faded, the edges are gently worn, and there is a previous owner's name in ink on the half title page of both volumes. "Max Weber's Economy and Society is the greatest sociological treatise written in this century. Published posthumously in Germany in the early 1920s, it has become a constitutive part of the modern sociological imagination. Economy and Society was the first strictly empirical comparison of social structures and normative orders in world-historical depth, containing the famous chapters on social action, religion, law, bureaucracy, charisma, the city, and the political community with its dimensions of class, status and power". Time Period 1920's. Edited by Guenther Roth & Claus Wittich. (Economics, Bureaucracy, Class, Economics, Law, Power, Religion, Social Behavior, Urban Life).

$78.75

Stefan's Story; A Half Century in International Oil

By Benediktson, Stephan Vilberg (Biography of Stephan Benediktson.)

Calgary: Stephan V. Benediktson [1-55056-917-1] 2003. (Hardcover) 277pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs. "Included in the story, you will find the following highlites of Stephan Benediktson's career: 'roughnecking' in western Canada and Norman Wells, NWT, in the fifties; production engineer for Imperial at Redwater, Alberta in the early sixties; assignment in research for Esso in Houston, Texas in the mid-sixties....assisting to regulate the Arctic drilling systems for the Beautfort Sea under Chretien, in the mid-seventies....technical exchanges with the Russians in the seventies for the Government of Canada.... In Saudi Arabia with Aramco in the mid-seventies, the 'peak' years". Biography of Stephan Benediktson. Locale: Calgary--Alberta. (Business, Biography, Government of Canada, Oil Industry).

$36.75

Service Corporation International: The Creation of the Modern Death Care Industry

By Kellar, William Henry

Dallas: Heritage Publishing [1-879234-15-7] 1999, 1st printing. (4to) 224pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, tables, notes, bibliography, index. "This history chronicles the dramatic changes that Service Corporation International (SCI) has brought about within the death care industry and the astonishing growth following the company's reorganization. During the early 1960s, in Houston, Texas, Robert L. Waltrip, the founder and CEO of the company, began consolidating a fragmented industry that had changed little in organization and methods in almost a century". Book about Service Corporation International. Time Period 1990's & 20th Century. (Business, Business, Death, Funeral Industry).

$42.00

Athenian Economy and Society; A Banking Perspective
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Athenian Economy and Society; A Banking Perspective

By Cohen, Edward E.

Princeton: Princeton University Press [0-691-01592-9] 1997, 1st paperback printing. (Trade paperback) 288pp. Near fine. Abbreviations, notes, bibliography, indices. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the half-title page. "In this ground-breaking analysis of the world's first priate banks, Edward Cohen convincingly demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society itself". Locale: Ancient Athens; Athens--Greece. (Economics, Banking, Classical History, Economics, Economy, Society).

$36.75

The Meaning of Crisis; A Theoretical Introduction
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The Meaning of Crisis; A Theoretical Introduction

By O'Connor, James

Oxford: Basil Blackwell [0-631-13819-6] 1987. (Trade paperback) 197pp. Very good. Notes, index. There is a previous owner's name on the half-title page. "In this, the only up-to-date survey of crisis theories, Professor O'Connor presents a critical overview of the main issues raised by modern economic, social and political and personality crisis theorists. He demonstrates how each approach successively approximates more closely to the palpable realities of daily capitalist life, and how each subsumes the preceding approach. He offers a detailed exposition of the school of explanation possessed by each: market theory, value theory, socila theory and social psychology theory". (Business, Business, Capitalism, Economic Analysis, Economic Theory, Economics, Political Economy).

$31.50

Essays in Canadian Economic History
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Essays in Canadian Economic History

By Innis, Harold A. (Edited by Mary Q. Innis.)

Toronto: University of Toronto Press [0-8020-6006-4] 1973. (Trade paperback) 418pp. Very good plus. Notes, index. Edited by Mary Q. Innis. Locale: Canada. (Economics, Business, Economic Analysis, Economics, Essays).

$31.50

The Government Against the Economy

By Reisman, George

Ottawa: Jameson Books [0-89803-004-8] 1979. (Trade paperback) 207pp. Very good. Tables, appendix, notes, index. Edges lightly worn and a previous owner's blind stamp on the half-title page. "This is one of the most powerful and convincing books I know. Its explanations are brilliantly clear; its analyses are lethal; it is uncompromising. Readers who come to it without any previous knowledge of basic economic theory will find it a luminous introduction. If any book can slow down the economic destructionism of our age, this could be it" - Henry Hazlitt, Economist, Author. (Economics, Business, Capitalism, Economic Analysis, Economics, Free Market Economics, Government, Oil Industry, Socialism, World Affairs).

$23.63

The Growth of English Industry and Commerce During the Early and Middle Ages, Vol. 1

By Cunningham, W.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1910, 5th edition. (Hardcover) 724pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Frontispiece, notes, illustrations, bibliography, index. The corners are lightly bumped, the spine is worn at the top and bottom, and the covers are slightly rubbed. "Eight hundred years have now passed since William of Normandy carried out a great survey of the kingdom he had secured, and embodied the result of his enquiry as to its economic condition in Domesday Book. This work stands out as a great monument which plainly records the general character of English life in bygone days, though there is much difficulty in interpreting the details of the information it contains" - from the Introductory Essay, "Past and Present". Time Period Middle Ages. Locale: England. (Economics, Commerce, Economics, History--England).

$42.00

The Growth of English Industry and Commerce in Modern Times; Vol. 2 Part II; Laissez Faire

By Cunningham, W.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1921. (Hardcover) 610-1039pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Burgundy with gilt lettering on the spine. Notes, fold-out graph, tables, appendices, bibliography, index. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom, there is a previous owner's name in ink on the front free endpaper, and there are minor pencil markings in the text. "The period, which opened with Arkwright's mechanical inventions, ahs been the commencement of a new era in the Economic History, not only of England, but of the whole world. It marked one of the great stages in the growth of human power to master nature. The discovery of the New World, and of the sea route to India, had been events which gradually altered the whole method and scale on which European commerce was carried on" - from Chapter VII "Laissez Faire". Time Period 19th Century. (Economics, Economics, Industrial Revolution--England, Laissez-Faire).

$42.00

International Economics

By Sodersten, Bo

New York: Harper & Row 1970. (Hardcover) 554pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Graphs, tables, charts, notes, index. Minor pencil markings in the text. Time Period 1970's. (Economics, Business, Economic Analysis, Economics).

$36.75

Organizational Behavior (Course Code 123)

By Society of Management Accountants of Canada

Society of Management Accountants of Canada 1989. (Trade paperback) Very good plus. Illustrations, diagrams. There is minor underlining in pencil in the text. (Finance, Accounting, Behavior, Management, Organization Analysis, Textbook).

$31.50

Microeconomic Theory

By Layard, P. R. G. (With A. A. Walters.)

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company [0-07-036786-8] 1978. (Hardcover) 498pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Graphs, tables, notes, exercises, answers, index. Book about Micro-Economic Theory. (Economics, Business, Economic Analysis, Economics, Textbook).

$52.50

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