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Beer of Broadway Fame
Beer of Broadway Fame (September 2016)
The Piel Family and Their Brooklyn Brewery
Alfred W. McCoy - Author

2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Regional category
Explores the hundred-year history of Piel Bros., one of the prominent German American brands that once made New York City the brewing capital of America.
For more than a century, New York City was the brewing capital of America, with more breweries producing more beer than any other city, including Milwaukee and St. Louis. In ...(Read More)
 
 
Over a Barrel
Over a Barrel (April 2015)
The Rise and Fall of New York's Taylor Wine Company
Thomas Pellechia - Author

FINALIST 2015 ForeWord INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award in the Regional Category

How a small family company in the Finger Lakes became one of the most important wine producers in the United States, only to be taken down by corporate greed and mismanagement.


In 1880, Walter Stephen Taylor, a coo...(Read More)
 
 
Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System
Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System (December 2010)
Joseph F. Zimmerman - Author

Analysis on a dual insurance regulation system and its effectiveness relevant to the current system of regulation.

In Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System, Joseph F. Zimmerman provides an up-to-date historical description and analysis of the regulation of the business of insurance in the United States. He focuses on the controversial issue of whether Congress should authorize opti...(Read More)
 
 
Entrepreneurship and Self-Help among Black Americans
Entrepreneurship and Self-Help among Black Americans (March 2005)
A Reconsideration of Race and Economics, Revised Edition
John Sibley Butler - Author

This long-awaited revision of a classic work traces the unique development of business enterprises and other community organizations among black Americans from before the Civil War to the present.

Since its publication in 1991, Entrepreneurship and Self-Help among Black Americans has become a classic work, influencing the study of entrepreneurship and, more importantly, revitalizing a research tradition that place...(Read More)
 
 
The Japan That Never Was
The Japan That Never Was (March 2004)
Explaining the Rise and Decline of a Misunderstood Country
Dick Beason - Author
Dennis Patterson - Author

Contests conventional wisdom on Japan's postwar economic success and its economic and political problems in the 1990s, providing a new account of these conditions.

In this book, the authors address Japan's economic crisis of the 1990s. They argue that most attempts to reconcile Japan's past success with its current problems have been inadequate, primarily because scholars fail to fully understand how Japan's political...(Read More)
 
 
Communication and High-Speed Management
Communication and High-Speed Management (August 1995)
Donald P. Cushman - Author
Sarah Sanderson King - Author

This book provides a new understanding of the role communication plays in integrating, controlling, and coordinating high performance organizations.

"It is a major contribution to our discipline's body of knowledge, perhaps the most significant, original theoretical development in organizational communication in 25 years.

"Given the intense international competition now faced by virtually all manufa...(Read More)
 
 
Divided Loyalties
Divided Loyalties (September 1994)
The Public and Private Life of Labor Leader John Mitchell
Craig Phelan - Author

"(A) very welcome and impressive biography of John Mitchell. If Mitchell was in danger of becoming one of the forgotten leaders of American labor history, this book will rescue him....This clear and readable book....casts light on Mitchell's private life too, using a wide range of archival material with deft skill. It deserves, and will surely achieve, a wide and enthusiastic readership." -- Journal of American History

"This is the fi...(Read More)
 
 
Democratic Miners
Democratic Miners (April 1994)
Work and Labor Relations in the Anthracite Coal Industry, 1875-1925
Perry K. Blatz - Author

“Perry K. Blatz has written a solid account of labor-management relations in the anthracite coal fields. It is a study that vividly displays the dynamic interrelationship between capital, labor, and the state on a regional basis....It is well-researched, well-written, and a much-needed study of an important period of American labor history.” —American Historical Review

“I heartily recommend this bo...(Read More)
 
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