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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Textile industries; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour. [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Joshua B. Freeman

History; General & world history; Manufacturing industries; Industrial chemistry & manufacturing technologies

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A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society. [more]

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End...

Hamish McKenzie

Biography: business & industry; Alternative & renewable energy industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first account of one of the 21st century's greatest business stories, Tesla and Elon Musk. [more]

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

Olivier van Beemen

Development studies; History; Multinationals; Food manufacturing & related industries

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'Precisely and rigorously ticks off Heineken's excesses and tribulations in Africa.' - Le Monde [more]

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What Am I Taking?: The Australian Consumer's Guide to Pharmaceutical Drugs

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What Am I Taking?: The Australian Consumer's Guide to Pharmaceutical Drugs...

Peter Farrell, Juliet Richards

Pharmaceutical industries; Medicine; Pharmacology; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

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Adverse effects from avoidable medication errors are one of the elephants in the room for the Australian health system, accounting... [more]

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Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat

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Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat

Marion Nestle

Society & Social Sciences; Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries

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America's leading nutritionist exposes how the food industry corrupts scientific research for profit [more]

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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

Phil Knight

Autobiography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Entrepreneurship; Textile industries; Sport & leisure industries

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The first-ever memoir of the legendary co-founder of Nike Inc, Phil Knight [more]

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

Jack Ewing

True crime; Business & Economics; International business; Road vehicle manufacturing industry

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When news of Volkswagen's clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight,... [more]

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Empire of the Clouds: When Britain's Aircraft Ruled the World

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Empire of the Clouds: When Britain's Aircraft Ruled the World

James Hamilton-Paterson

History; Aviation manufacturing industry; Aircraft: general interest

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In 1945 Britain was the world's leading designer and builder of aircraft - a world-class achievement that was not mere rhetoric.... [more]

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Janesville: An American Story

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Janesville: An American Story

Amy Goldstein

History; History of the Americas; Social classes; Central government policies; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Industrial relations

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A Washington Post reporter's intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors' assembly plant in Janesville,... [more]

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Reinventing the Wheel: Milk, Microbes and the Fight for Real Cheese

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Reinventing the Wheel: Milk, Microbes and the Fight for Real Cheese

Bronwen Percival, Francis Percival

Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cooking with dairy products

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Wine and Spirits Book of the Year 2017 In little more than a century, the drive towards industrial and intensive farming... [more]

$32.99

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The Death of Holden: The bestselling account of the decline of Australian manufacturing

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The Death of Holden: The bestselling account of the decline of Australian...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Motor cars: general interest

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An extraordinary account of the impending closure of the Holden factory in Adelaide. More than the end of a business - it's... [more]

$22.99

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Eat The Beetles!: An Exploration into Our Conflicted Relationship with Insects

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Eat The Beetles!: An Exploration into Our Conflicted Relationship with Insects...

David Waltner-Toews

Society & Social Sciences; Animals & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Popular science; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Meet the beetles: there are millions of them and many fewer of the rest of us mammals, birds, and reptiles. Since before recorded... [more]

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What's the Matter with Meat?

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What's the Matter with Meat?

Katy Keiffer

Society & Social Sciences; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink; Cooking with meat & game

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A salutary, hard-hitting critique of the meat-producing industry and its harmful effects, What's the Matter with Meat? exhorts... [more]

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Drug Wars: How Big Pharma Raises Prices and Keeps Generics off the Market

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Drug Wars: How Big Pharma Raises Prices and Keeps Generics off the Market...

Robin Feldman, Evan Frondorf

Pharmaceutical industries; Regulation of medicines & medical devices; Medicine

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The cost of pharmaceuticals in the United States has continued to skyrocket, leaving many people without access to lifesaving... [more]

$39.95

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Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World

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Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World

Johan Swinnen , Devin Briski

History; Social & cultural history; Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Beers

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Beer has played a pivotal role in history, from the transition to an agarian lifestyle in ancient Mesopotamia to bankrolling... [more]

$34.95

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Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

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Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

Bartow J. Elmore (Ohio State University)

Business & Economics; Environmental economics; Food manufacturing & related industries

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Citizen Coke demostrate[s] a complete lack of understanding about ... the Coca-Cola system-past and present. -Ted Ryan, the... [more]

$25.95

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The Weapon Wizards

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The Weapon Wizards

Yaakov Katz, Amir Bohbot

History; Military aircraft; Manufacturing industries; History of engineering & technology; Ordnance, weapons technology

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From drones to satellites, missile defense systems to cyber warfare, Israel is leading the world when it comes to new technology... [more]

$51.95

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What Happened to the Car Industry?

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What Happened to the Car Industry?

Ian Porter

Fiction & Literature; Political economy; Road vehicle manufacturing industry

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The Australian car industry is almost 120 years old, and has become part of the nation's industrial and social fabric. With... [more]

$24.99

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A World History of Rubber: Empire, Industry, and the Everyday

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A World History of Rubber: Empire, Industry, and the Everyday

Stephen L. Harp

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; Manufacturing industries; Rubber technology

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A World History of Rubber helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production... [more]

$35.95

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Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism

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Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism

Sven Beckert

History; General & world history; Colonialism & imperialism; Economic history; Textile industries

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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. It remains a vast business.... [more]

$29.99

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

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This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

$27.50  $2.00

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Barbarians At The Gate

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Barbarians At The Gate

Bryan Burrough, John Helyar

Business & Economics; Takeovers, mergers & buy-outs; Food manufacturing & related industries

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The battle for the control of RJR Nabisco in the Autumn of 1988, which became the largest and most dramatic corporate takeover... [more]

$22.99

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Understanding Physician-Pharmaceutical Industry Interactions: A Concise Guide

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Understanding Physician-Pharmaceutical Industry Interactions: A Concise...

Shaili Jain

Pharmaceutical industries; Medicine; Medicine: general issues

Paperback

This concise guide will help health professionals understand their relationship with the pharmaceutical industry. Although... [more]

$44.95  $15.00

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