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Wal-Mart World

By Stanley D. Brunn
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1135929130
  • Pages : 424
  • Category : Business & Economics
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Now that Wal-Mart has conquered the US, can it conquer the world? As Wal-Mart World shows, the corporation is certainly trying. For a number of years, Wal-Mart has been the largest company in the United States. Now, though, it is the largest company in the world. Its global labor practices and outsourcing strategies represent for many what contemporary economic globalization is all about. But Wal-Mart is not standing still, and is opening up stores everywhere. From Germany to Beijing to Mexico City to Tokyo, more than a billion shoppers can now hunt for bargains at a Wal-Mart superstore. Wal-Mart World is the first book to look at this incredibly important phenomenon in global perspective, with chapters that range from its growth in the US and impact on labor relations here to its fortunes overseas. How Wal-Mart manages this transition in the near future will play a significant role in the determining the character of the global economy. Wal-Mart World's impressively broad scope makes it necessary reading for anyone interested in the global impact of this economic colossus.

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet'20), October 14–17, 2020, Chennai, India. The papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from several initial submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Signal, Image and Speech Processing, Wireless and Mobile Communication, Internet of Things, Cloud and Edge Computing, Distributed Systems, Machine Intelligence, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing and Circuits and Systems. The book is directed to the researchers and scientists engaged in various fields of computing and network communication domains.

The 16th Golden Age of Science Fiction MEGAPACK ®: 18 Stories by William C. Gault

By William C. Gault
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Isbn : 1479405787
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 130
  • File Pdf: the-16th-golden-age-of-science-fiction-megapack.pdf

Book Summary:

William Campbell Gault (1910–1995) was an American writer. He wrote under his own name, as well as (among others) the pseudonyms Roney Scott, Larry Sternig, and Will Duke. He is probably best remembered for his sports fiction, particularly the young-readers’ novels he began publishing in the early 1960s. Gault was also an acclaimed mystery writer. He was not limited to sports and mysteries, though—he also wrote a substantial body of science fiction. (Admittedly, he did mix crime and sports into his science fiction!) We believe this volume is the largest collection of his fantastic work ever produced. Included are: SCRAP IRON VENUSIAN INVADER CLUTCH OF MORPHEUS TOTAL RECALL BREATH OF BEELZEBUB THE HESITANT ANGEL MADE TO MEASURE LET'S DO IT AGAIN FOG I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS THIS WAY TO MARS JOY RIDE THE HUDDLERS THE MIGHTY DEAD ELECTION CAMPAIGN THE WOMAN OBSESSION TITLE FIGHT ESCAPE FEROCITY If you enjoy this book, search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the 200+ other entries in the series, covering science fiction, modern authors, mysteries, westerns, classics, adventure stories, and much, much more! Other Golden Age of Science Fiction volume focus on: 1. Winston K. Marks 2. Mark Clifton 3. Poul Anderson 4. Clifford D. Simak 5. Lester del Rey (vol. 1) 6. Charles L. Fontenay 7. H.B. Fyfe (vol. 1) 8. Milton Lesser (Stephen Marlowe) 9. Dave Dryfoos 10. Carl Jacobi 11. F.L. Wallace 12. David H. Keller, M.D. 13. Lester del Rey (vol. 2) 14. Charles De Vet 15. H.B. Fyfe (vol. 2)

The Human Game

By Suhrit Duttagupta
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  • Publisher : Blue Rose Publishers
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 263
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 544
  • File Pdf: the-human-game.pdf

Book Summary:

Denday Robinson is a self-conscious robot developed with alien technology. Along with his friends, Amy and Martin, and his clone Aundrey, he works as a private investigator to solve high-profile cases. His last case leads him to a brilliant scientist trying to change the fundamentals of society. While going across the globe, Denday is led to the truth about his origin and he must understand what it truly means to be human. The Human Game is a story capturing the beauty of the mind. How different - or similar - are people to artificial intelligence? Whose journey is life really about? Denday Robinson brings the reader along to ponder on the big questions of existence.

Gentlemanly Capitalism and British Imperialism

By Raymond E. Dumett
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317881478
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 463
  • File Pdf: gentlemanly-capitalism-and-british-imperialism.pdf

Book Summary:

The publication by Longman of P J Cain and A.G. Hopkins two-volume study of "British Imperialism" (1688-1914; 1914-1994) caused a sensation amongst historians of European imperialism and economic international history. The theory of `gentlemanly capitalism' - the complex of economic, social and political power centring on the City of London - which they developed to explain Britain's imperial expansion has since been expanded , both in its original theory and its implications. Here now is a purpose-built volume prepared in collaboration with the original authors which reviews the latest state of scholarship in the field and develops it further.

Divided We Stand

By Eric Darton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Isbn : 0465028160
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 752
  • File Pdf: divided-we-stand.pdf

Book Summary:

When the World Trade Towers in New York City were erected at the Hudson's edge, they led the way to a real estate boom that was truly astonishing. Divided We Stand reveals the coming together and eruption of four volatile elements: super-tall buildings, financial speculation, globalization, and terrorism. The Trade Center serves as a potent symbol of the disastrous consequences of undemocratic planning and development. This book is a history of that skyscraping ambition and the impact it had on New York and international life. It is a portrait of a building complex that lives at the convergence point of social and economic realities central not only to New York City but to all industrial cities and suburbs. A meticulously researched historical account based on primary documents, Divided We Stand is a contemporary indictment of the prevailing urban order in the spirit of Jane Jacobs's mid-century classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities.

Chartist Fiction

By Ian Haywood
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317234480
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 744
  • File Pdf: chartist-fiction.pdf

Book Summary:

First published in 1999. For the first time since their appearance in Chartist newspapers these two major radical narratives are reprinted in a single volume. The Political Pilgrim’s Progress combines Utopian politics with Bunyanesque satire to tell the story of the journey of Radical and his family from the City of Plunder to the City of Reform. Sunshine and Shadow is the only serialized novel to have been published in the Northern Star. It brings together fictional biography and historical chronicle to form the first truly working-class novel. Both texts offer a unique insight into the literary achievements of the Chartist movement, and will be a valuable and entertaining source for scholars of radical politics. The texts are fully annotated, and the editor also provides an introduction to each story and a bibliography of recent scholarship.

Women Educators in the Progressive Era

By A. Durst
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 0230109950
  • Pages : 241
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 403
  • File Pdf: women-educators-in-the-progressive-era.pdf

Book Summary:

In 1896, John Dewey established the Laboratory School at the University of Chicago - an experimental school designed to test his ideas in the reality of classroom practice. Through a collective portrait of four of the school’s teachers Women Educators in the Progressive Era examines the struggles and satisfactions of teaching at this innovative school, and situates the school community in the context of Progressive Era experimental impulses in Chicago and the nation. This book reassesses the implications of Dewey’s ideas for current efforts to improve schools, as it explores how the Laboratory School teachers participated in inquiry designed to advance educational thought and practice.

NIVAC Bundle 3: Wisdom Books

By John H. Walton,Gerald H. Wilson,Paul Koptak,Iain Provan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Isbn : 0310530040
  • Pages : 2624
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 356
  • File Pdf: nivac-bundle-3.pdf

Book Summary:

The NIV Application Commentary helps you communicate and apply biblical text effectively in today's context. To bring the ancient messages of the Bible into today's world, each passage is treated in three sections: Original Meaning. Concise exegesis to help readers understand the original meaning of the biblical text in its historical, literary, and cultural context. Bridging Contexts. A bridge between the world of the Bible and the world of today, built by discerning what is timeless in the timely pages of the Bible. Contemporary Significance. This section identifies comparable situations to those faced in the Bible and explores relevant application of the biblical messages. The author alerts the readers of problems they may encounter when seeking to apply the passage and helps them think through the issues involved. This unique, award-winning commentary is the ideal resource for today's preachers, teachers, and serious students of the Bible, giving them the tools, ideas, and insights they need to communicate God's Word with the same powerful impact it had when it was first written.

Criminal Types

By Col. Vincent Myron Masten
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Isbn : 1465595996
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Crime
  • Reads : 286
  • File Pdf: criminal-types.pdf

Book Summary:

Very much in the printed page has been aimed wide of the mark alike of the prevention, the deterrence, and the reclamation of the predal felon. It is intended that this semi-technical volume shall help to call the truly reformative turn. Also, the intention is that the subject matter of the book shall at once amplify and re‘nforce conclusions reached in The Crime Problem and Stop Thief! the authorÕs previous publications. A distinctively scientific treatise on crime and criminals is not essayed by the writer, for the very good reason that such a treatise is not, at this moment, to any manÕs hand. This, because human society seethes in the most fateful transitional state of all time up to this time; because human expression is more complex and varied than during any other period of human history; because material values change with constantly changing conditions; and because the criminal picks his tools and plys them agreeably with the pressure upon him of objective influences germane in those conditions of change. The crass criminal presents no psychic problem. He is much as he was, impelled much as he was, when cavemen carried clubs. Having, usually, but mediocre mental equipment, and being crowded out of the big games of life, he has recourse naturally either to individual force, or to crooked cunning with which to match the throws of his better-equipped brothers. By and large, the issue with the low-grade habitual forager is a very simple one; in the final analysis, he leaves society no choice other than to fight him with the like of his chosen weapons. There will be isolated and sporadic exceptions to the general rule given; but as to the grand majority of marauding criminals, they must be met, both in and out of prison, with force more impressive than that which they employ; palpably so, else penal codes might as well be pigeon-holed for containing meaningless proscriptions. It is as all would like it when the force can be confined to educative measures so ordered for sustained averages as to encourage the imprisoned to help themselves; but when they wonÕt help, just wonÕt, then steps must be taken which will make it practically impossible for them further to filch from their fellowmen. If a thief will have it no other way than to be a thief, then control of him, and not his social rehabilitation, must be the desideratum. Circumstantial felons there will be so long as social circumstance makes for them. Always a certain percentage will go down under the pressure of a closely competitive social scheme that recks but little of moral weaklings, and less of physical slackers; but such bear serious relation to criminal statistics in the sense only that they are dragged down to habitual crime appreciably by criminal recidivists; by repeating felons who forage on society by choice, who make no bones about it, who shout stout defense of it, and who glory in it.

British Victorian Women's Periodicals

By K. Ledbetter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 0230620183
  • Pages : 236
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 255
  • File Pdf: british-victorian-women-s-periodicals.pdf

Book Summary:

Ledbetter explores themes and patterns of poetry publication in a variety of women's periodicals published throughout the Victorian era using taste, style and the significance of poetry to advance our understanding of women's lives in the nineteenth century.

British Future Fiction, 1700-1914

By I F Clarke
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351222775
  • Pages : 226
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 251
  • File Pdf: british-future-fiction-1700-1914.pdf

Book Summary:

This set of eight volumes presents the reader with selected primary texts in the genre now generally known as future fiction. The chosen texts are designed to explore the dominant characteristics of the genre and examine how it changed over the 18th and 19th centuries.