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Bamboozled at the Revolution: How Big Media Lost Billions in the Battle for the Internet, Motavalli, John
1 Bamboozled at the Revolution: How Big Media Lost Billions in the Battle for the Internet Motavalli, John
Like New. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 2002 Viking. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; price intact on flap; appears unread. Only light shelfwear. 334pp, Index. Language: English. This is a reviewer/interviewer copy, with publisher press release laid in. 'At the height of Internet mania in March 2000, AOL, with its share price bloated beyond reality, bought Time Warner, truly a case of the minnow swallowing the whale. This merger of the new and the old was supposed to create a media giant of unparalleled power. In the months that followed, however, Internet businesses and stock prices simply evaporated. If Time Warner had waited a few months, they could have picked up AOL for pennies on the dollar. Motavalli was the first computer-Internet columnist for the New York Post and was there during this period of wild excess. He shows how in the 1980s media giants failed to read the public and faltered on cable and interactive video on demand, while the phone companies promised an array of multimedia services that also failed to materialize. When big media stumbled with the Internet, it may have been the biggest debacle of them all, but certainly 'entertaining and wrenching' to read about.'--David Siegfried, Booklist. Keywords: American, United States, business, history, 1990s, Nineties, Disney, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp., Newscorp, New York Times, Company, GoNetwork, NBCi, MTV Online, AT&T, Worldnet, Pathfinder, FSN, Hachette Filipacchi, conglomerate, online, presence, Web, Delphi, Jerry Levin. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Celebrating a Century as the Genuine Article: The Story of Oshkosh B'Gosh, Naleid, James C.
2 Celebrating a Century as the Genuine Article: The Story of Oshkosh B'Gosh Naleid, James C.
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1995. Library inkstamp on last blank page. Light-to-average wear. 2 tiny closed rips to jacket. Text very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Great color and B/W photos of advertising art, factories, more. Language: English. NOTE: Large format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. Keywords: denim, overalls, history, merchandising. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Inside the Fashion Business: Text and Readings, Jarnow, Jeannette A.; Judelle, Beatrice
3 Inside the Fashion Business: Text and Readings Jarnow, Jeannette A.; Judelle, Beatrice
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 3rd printing hardcover published 1966 by John Wiley and Sons, NY. No dustjacket. Light wear to covers; light age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. 276 pages; Index. Foreword by Andrew Goodman. Language: English. Introductory texts on particular aspects of the fashion business; readings and essays by various authors; and questions for review and discussion. Sections include: Understanding Fashion; The Materials of Fashion; Apparel Producers--U.S.A.; The 'Couture' of Fashion; The Retailers of Fashion; Auxiliary Fashion Enterprises; The Consumers of Fashion. Keywords: clothing, fabric, manufacturing, marketing, merchandising, design, designer, Women's Wear Daily, vintage, retro, 1960s, Sixties, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 LOOKING AHEAD: The Papers of David Sarnoff Sarnoff, David
Good. 
Hardcover. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1968, hardcover with dustjacket, no additional printings indicated, 313pp, Indexes, B/W photos. Language: English. Good condition: text clean; previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. Corners worn. Jacket is in Good-minus condition, with several archivally-repaired rips and with edge-crumpling. Chronicle of electronics industry by man known as Father of American Television. Foreword: Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner. Keywords: RCA, broadcasting. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Noble Obsession: Charles Goodyear, Thomas Hancock, and the Race to Unlock the Greatest Industrial Secret of the Nineteenth Century, Slack, Charles
5 Noble Obsession: Charles Goodyear, Thomas Hancock, and the Race to Unlock the Greatest Industrial Secret of the Nineteenth Century Slack, Charles
Very Good. 
Paperback. 1st softcover edition 2002 Theia / Hyperion. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 274pp, Index, Bibliography. Language: English. 'When rubber was first brought to the Western world in the early 19th century, it was a mere curiosity. Even with its marvelous properties, raw rubber had one fatal flaw: it became tacky and melted in the heat of summer, and brittle enough to break in winter. It took one man, Charles Goodyear, 8 years of almost unendurable hardship to solve the vexing chemical puzzle of how to stabilize rubber, and his vulcanization process changed the world, making automobiles, airplanes, and electricity possible. ... [T]his is the story of an obsessed inventor and the envious, greedy men who took advantage of him. ... Slack brings Charles Goodyear back to life and redeems the man who gave up everything to give his gift to the world.'--David Siegfried, Booklist. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Post Magazine, October 2008, Vol. 23, No. 10, Altman, Randi (editor)
6 Post Magazine, October 2008, Vol. 23, No. 10 Altman, Randi (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Oversize glossy periodical with stapled binding, published 2008 by COP Communications. Average wear: abrasions and 'ghost' of removed address label on front cover; small corner crease to front; light creases to back. Text very clean; pages bright; binding tight. 64 pages; advertisements. Language: English. Cover photo features actor Jon Hamm as Don Draper in AMC's 'Mad Men' TV series. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. Publication for the production and post-production industry. Articles: COVER STORY: POSTING 'MAD MEN', Blake McCormick, by Ken McGorry; DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: JONATHAN DEMME - 'RACHEL GETTING MARRIED', by Iain Blair; EDIT THIS! - 'THE CONSCIENCE OF NHEM EN', Steven Okazaki, by Marc Loftus; POSTING HDTV SERIES, by Ken McGorry; much more. Keywords: technology, editing, AVID, HD, compositing, video, audio, graphics, entertainment, industry, film, television. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Sears, Roebuck, U.S.A.: The Great American Catalog Store and How It Grew, Weil, Gordon Lee
7 Sears, Roebuck, U.S.A.: The Great American Catalog Store and How It Grew Weil, Gordon Lee
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1977 Stein and Day. NOTICEABLE AVERAGE WEAR --rubbed boards; deep dent to top page edge. Jacket edges chipped; small rips; price clipped. Clean and unmarked. Photos, Index, 277pp. Language: English. Keywords: retail, history, merchandising. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Four Little Dragons, Kelly, Brian; London, Mark
8 The Four Little Dragons Kelly, Brian; London, Mark
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover reprint 1990 Touchstone. Intact; pages bright. Has CHECKMARKS IN MARGINS and UNDERLINING on some pages. Language: English. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 The Maritime Story: A Study in Labor-Management Relations Goldberg, Joseph P.
Acceptable. 
Hardcover. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1958, 1st edition, hardcover with dustjacket, 361pp, Index, Notes, Bibliography. Language: English. Fair condition: intact; binding solid; text heavily underlined and bracketed in pencil; extensive penciled notes inside back cover. Heavy wear to jacket: chipped; rubbed; remnant of tape on back. Good for research only. From flap: '[T]he first full story of labor-management relations in the American merchant marine from the beginning of this century to the present time.' Keywords: unions, ship, operators, associations, seaman, seamen, industry, trade, collective bargaining, crimps, wages, government, policy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story, Lewis, Michael
10 The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story Lewis, Michael
Good. 
Paperback. 1st softcover printing 2001 Penguin Books. The word 'Gift' is inkstamped on 1st page. Otherwise very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. Only light wear. 266 pages. Language: English. '[Readers] are due for a thrilling ride through the strange landscape of computer geeks and billionaires, with a focus on the unique story of after-tax multibillionaire Jim Clark, founder of Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI), Netscape, and the newly emerging Healtheon. Lewis (Liar's Poker) focuses on Clark's story as the key to comprehending the newly emerging Internet wealth, emphasizing his battles between Netscape and Microsoft; his almost immediate success with SGI; his emotional investment in his computer-driven sailboat, the Hyperion; leading up to his next new, new thing, Healtheon, Clark's Internet health site envisioned literally to transform the $1 trillion healthcare industry. Clearly, Clark's nonpareil personae is an excellent example of how vastly different it is doing business in the age of the Internet, but this is not so much an analysis of Clark's business successes as it is a sort of technobiography. ... Highly recommended for all public libraries.'--Dale Farris, Library Journal, 2000. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Scotiabank Story: A History of the Bank of Nova Scotia, 1832-1982, Schull, Joseph; Gibson, J. Douglas
11 The Scotiabank Story: A History of the Bank of Nova Scotia, 1832-1982 Schull, Joseph; Gibson, J. Douglas
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 2nd printing 1983 Macmillan Canada. Like new but for 1-inch archivally-repaired rip to back jacket. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 421 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Keywords: banking, banker, industry, Canadian, the Maritimes, provinces, based, finance, financing, business, corporate, international, assets, 150th, anniversary, commemorate, commemoration, charter. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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