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The Sea's Bitter Harvest: Thirteen Deadly Days on the North Atlantic
By Brand: Basic Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780786711840, isbn: 0786711841,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
In the course of thirteen days in January 1999, four commercial clam boats sank in horrifying succession while working the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, taking the lives of ten men. Husbands, fathers, loners, and drug users, each man was lured to the nation's most dangerous trade by the lucrative wages offered to those who dared to reap the harvest of the ocean. In this compelling maritime tale of risk and danger, acclaimed journalist Douglas Campbell compassionately portrays the destinies of

The World Atlas of Beer, Revised & Expanded: The Essential Guide to the Beers of the World
By Sterling Publishing NY
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ean: 9781454922179, isbn: 1454922176,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Take a brew-lover’s trip around the world in this definitive, revised, and expanded guide. Join renowned experts Tim Webb and Stephen Beaumont on the ultimate beer journey, covering more than 35 countries from Austria to New Zealand. This richly illustrated, comprehensive guide kicks off in Europe, travels through the Americas, and ends in Asia. Along the way, you’ll learn about everything from the wheat beers of Bavaria, Belgium’s Trappist ales, and Finnish sahti to British bitters,

Ocean Transportation
By Beard Books
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sku: 749781893122451, ean: 9781893122451, isbn: 189312245X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Must reading for anyone interested in shipping as a strategic commercial asset in peacetime and a force multiplier during global conflict..

Storied Independent Automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors (Great Lakes Books Series)
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mpn: 100 illustrations, ean: 9780814334461, isbn: 0814334466,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
With roots extending back to the first decade of the twentieth century, Nash Motor Company and the Hudson Motor Car Company managed to compete and even prosper as independent producers until they merged in 1954 to form the American Motors Company, which itself remained independent until it was bought in 1987 by the Chrysler Corporation. In Storied Independent Automakers, renowned automotive scholar Charles K. Hyde argues that these companies, while so far neglected by auto history scholars,

Move: How to Rebuild and Reinvent America's Infrastructure
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393352917, isbn: 0393352919,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
One of our “best known and most influential business scholars” (Boston Globe), best-selling author Rosabeth Moss Kanter tackles America’s most urgent domestic issue.Americans are stuck. We live with travel delays on congested roads, shipping delays on clogged railways, and delays on repairs, project approvals, and funding due to gridlocked leadership. These delays affect us all, whether you are a daily commuter, a frequent flyer, an entrepreneur, an online shopper, a job-seeker, or a

Barons of the Sea: And their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
By Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9781476745978, isbn: 9781476745978,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
Los Angeles Times Bestseller In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades.There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China. It was a secretive, glamorous, often brutal business—one where teas and silks and porcelain were

King of the Road: True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker
By Wiley
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9781118148280, isbn: 1118148282,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Inside one of the world's most dangerous jobs with the star of History's top-rated reality show, Ice Road TruckersThe highest-rated reality show ever to hit the History channel, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in Alaska and across Canada's frozen north. Alex shares tales of his adventures-and misadventures-in the north, and explain, in his own entertaining voice, how he got to where he

In the Rings of Saturn
By Joe Sherman
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mpn: halftones, line illustrations, ean: 9780195072440, isbn: 9780195072440,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
In this compelling, readable narrative, Joe Sherman explores virtually every aspect of the Saturn project, America's biggest and most publicized industrial success of the last decade. Here is the whole story--Saturn's mysterious beginnings inside General Motors in 1982; the site hunt that involved 38 states and ended in Spring Hill, Tennessee; the plant's construction and the transfer of 5,000 UAW members to a historic Southern backwater; and finally the small car's triumph in the marketplace

The Politics of Deregulation
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780815718178, isbn: 0815718179,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
The standard wisdom among political scientists has been that ''iron triangles'' operated among regulatory agencies, the regulated industries, and members of Congress, all presumably with a stake in preserving regulation that protected the industries from competition. Despite almost unanimous agreement among economists that such regulation was inefficient, it seemed highly unlikely that deregulation could occur. Yet between 1975 and 1980 major deregulatory changes that strongly favored

Logging Railroads of the Adirondacks
By Syracuse University Press
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mpn: 350 black-&-white photographs, bibliogra, ean: 9780815607946, isbn: 0815607946,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
The period of 1890-1950 marked the romantic era of steam power as the rails reached deep into the old growth of the Adirondack woods to harvest the timber crop. In this volume, not only does William Gove provide an in-depth history of railroad activity in the Adirondacksthere were twenty-four rails in allhe also describes the logging methods used, the role of railroads in the logging industry, and the influence of the railroads on the condition of the Adirondack forest today. In addition, he

General Motors: A Photographic History (MI) (Images of Motoring)
By Brand: Arcadia Publishing
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ean: 9780738500195, isbn: 0738500194,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
The General Motors Corporation was established in 1908 by William C. Durant, who combined the Buick, Oldsmobile, and Oakland companies and, later, Cadillac, to form GM. From the 1920s onwards, GM grew from a firm that accounted for about 10% of new car sales in the U.S. to become the largest producer of cars and trucks in the world. The peak of the company's power and market dominance came in the 1960s, which proved to be the decade of change for the U.S. auto industry. With the introduction of

Mustang and the Pony Car Revolution (Images of America)
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781467111522, isbn: 146711152X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Introduced at the opening of the New York World’s Fair in April 1964, the Ford Mustang was based on mechanicals from the earlier Ford Falcon compact car. It quickly established a new motorcar category―the “pony car”―which was widely copied by domestic and overseas competitors. From the outset, the Mustang represented inspired product planning and design, followed by brilliantly executed marketing. Ford’s Mustang team effort used every tool in the vehicle-marketing toolbox: clever

Aerial Life: Spaces, Mobilities, Affects
By Brand: Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781405182614, isbn: 140518261X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
NOMINATED AND SHORT LISTED FOR THE SURVEILLANCE STUDIES BOOKPRIZE 2011! This theoretically informed research explores what thedevelopment and transformation of air travel has meant forsocieties and individuals.Brings together a number of interdisciplinary approachestowards the aeroplane and its relation to societyPresents an original theory that our societies are aerialsocieties, or 'aerealities', and shows how we are both enabled andthreatened by aerial mobilityFeatures a series of detailed

Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car—And How It Will Reshape Our World
By Ecco
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ean: 9780062661128, isbn: 0062661124,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
An automotive and tech world insider investigates the quest to develop and perfect the driverless car—an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphoneWe stand on the brink of a technological revolution. Soon, few of us will own our own automobiles and instead will get around in driverless electric vehicles that we summon with the touch of an app. We will be liberated from driving, prevent over 90% of car crashes, provide freedom of

Getting the Goods: Ports, Labor, and the Logistics Revolution
By Cornell University Press
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ean: 9780801474255, isbn: 0801474256,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
In Getting the Goods, Edna Bonacich and Jake B. Wilson focus on the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach―which together receive 40 percent of the nearly $2 trillion worth of goods imported annually to the United States―to examine the impact of the logistics revolution on workers in transportation and distribution. Built around the invention of shipping containers and communications technology, the logistics revolution has enabled giant retailers like Walmart and Target to

Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro
By Ecco
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ean: 9780062699701, isbn: 0062699709,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
ONE OF JANET MASLIN’S MUST-READ BOOKS OF THE SUMMERA NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICEONE OF OUTSIDE MAGAZINE’S BEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMERONE OF AMAZON'S BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR SO FAR“A powerful and affecting story, beautifully handled by Slade, a journalist who clearly knows ships and the sea.”—Douglas Preston, New York Times Book Review“A Perfect Storm for a new generation.”—Ben Mezrich, bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of FacebookOn

Union Pacific: Volume II, 1894-1969
By Brand: Univ Of Minnesota Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The second volume in the history of the Union Pacific begins after the financial panic of 1893, one of the worst depressions Americans had yet experienced, which pushed the railroad into bankruptcy. Maury Klein examines the complex challenges faced by the Union Pacific in the new century—the expanding role of government and its restrictive regulations, the growth of labor unions, the devastating effects of two world wars, and the growing competition from new modes of transportation—and how,

Red Seas: Ferdinand Smith and Radical Black Sailors in the United States and Jamaica
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ean: 9780814737408, isbn: 0814737404,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
During the heyday of the U.S. and international labor movements in the 1930s and 1940s, Ferdinand Smith, the Jamaican-born co-founder and second-in-command of the National Maritime Union (NMU), stands out as one of the most—if not the most—powerful black labor leaders in the United States. Smith’s active membership in the Communist Party, however, coupled with his bold labor radicalism and shaky immigration status, brought him under continual surveillance by U.S. authorities, especially

How Boeing Defied the Airbus Challenge: An Insider's Account
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ean: 9781450501132, isbn: 1450501133,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
For the first time since WWII, a European airplane manufacturer, Airbus, not only succeeded in challenging Boeing, the storied American aviation titan, but also nearly crippled the giant-a fate fully realized by McDonnell Douglas, a previous American icon. This book chronicles an insider's account of more than two decades of how Boeing fought back in the extremely fierce, high-stakes, and highly political quest for global aviation supremacy. The book also shows how the industry shapes the

Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution
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ean: 9780143128977, isbn: 0143128973,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Like a modern-day Jane Jacobs, Janette Sadik-Khan transformed New York City's streets to make room for pedestrians, bikers, buses, and green spaces. Describing the battles she fought to enact change, Streetfight imparts wisdom and practical advice that other cities can follow to make their own streets safer and more vibrant. As New York City’s transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan managed the seemingly impossible and transformed the streets of one of the world’s greatest,

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