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By Bill Maurer
In this primer on the history of money, Bill Maurer explores the implications of how technology is changing how we use money and argues that understanding and considering how we would like to pay gives us insight into determining how we would like to live.
Fully updated in this second edition, this collection provides and analyses the latest legal, economic, political and social research, and advanced current thinking on the relationship between intellectual property and trade and development.
Agricultural Markets in a Transitioning Economy: An Albanian Case Study throws light on the future of agriculture in transitioning economies, in particular making a case for the important role of ongoing education.
Trade has long been-and will continue to be-a driving force that shapes our world. This book documents the tremendous importance of trade throughout history and its influence toward peaceful coexistence among nations.
Helpman explains what shapes international production and distribution of goods and the resulting trade flows, and provides a clear, original account of the trade-theory revolutions of the 1980s and the post-recession. Though it contains no equations, Understanding Global Trade is mathematical in its elegance, precision, and power of expression.
With down-to-earth wit, Michael Tonello chronicles the unusual ventures that took him to nearly every continent-and from eBay to Paris auction houses and into the lives of celebrities and poseurs alike-on the road to becoming a successful entrepreneur and Robin Hood to thousands of desperate rich women.
This title aims to highlight brands, from a wide range of sectors, that have become the strongest and most iconic in their field. It explores how these brands have succeeded in reaching the top and the journey that they have taken to get there.
By Merl Storr
Sexy, hedonistic and hilarious - Ann Summers parties are the ultimate girls' night in. This book investigates what really goes on at these 'special' homosocial gatherings, where heterosexual women drink, laugh, shop, play party games and talk about sex. It analyses the ways heterosexual women identify with and against each...