Download Justus S. Stearns: Michigan Pine King and Kentucky Coal by Michael W. Nagle PDF

By Michael W. Nagle

close to the flip of the 20 th century, “Pine King” Justus S. Stearns used to be Michigan’s biggest manufacturer of synthetic lumber and the landlord of a wealthy coal mining operation established in Stearns, Kentucky, a city he based. Over the process his occupation, Stearns could personal a minimum of thirty production businesses—making every little thing from comprehensive lumber to kitchen utensils, video game forums, and motors—as good as lodges, a railroad, and an influence corporation. He used to be additionally an energetic member of the Republican social gathering who served one time period as Michigan’s secretary of nation and a philanthropist who gave loads of his wealth to reasons in either Michigan and Kentucky. In Justus S. Stearns: Michigan Pine King and Kentucky Coal Baron, 1845–1933, writer Michael W. Nagle info Stearns's superb variety of accomplishments and explores the impact of either paternalism and Social Darwinism in his enterprise practices.

Nagle starts by way of addressing key occasions within the first few many years of Stearns’s existence and his preliminary foray into the lumber undefined. next chapters discover Stearns’s political profession, his trees operations in Wisconsin, and his coal, lumber, and railroad operations in Kentucky and Tennessee. Nagle additionally info the ancillary companies that Stearns based or bought within the early 20th century, at the same time his Stearns Salt & Lumber corporation served because the anchor of his Michigan holdings, whereas Stearns Coal & Lumber did a similar for his operations in Kentucky. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains an outline and research of Stearns’s life of accomplishments, together with his impression in town of Ludington, Michigan, the place he maintained a place of dwelling for over fifty years.

Nagle makes huge use of fundamental resource fabric from a number of historic records in addition to modern newspaper debts, courtroom files, corporation documents, and different fundamental resources. American background students, in addition to common readers attracted to Michigan’s lumbering period and Kentucky’s mining heritage, will take pleasure in this biography of an extremely influential businessman.

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Download Patent Law for the Nonlawyer: A Guide for the Engineer, by Burton A. Amernick PDF

By Burton A. Amernick

the first function of the 1st variation of this e-book used to be to supply inventors and those that deal with know-how with enough knowing of the patent method to allow them to use it with the best attainable measure of convenience. From the reviews that i've got bought from readers of the 1st variation, it appears this goal used to be accomplished to an considerable volume. in truth, the viewers for the publication went past this and has been of use to these coming into the patent occupation and common legal professionals who've technology-based customers. This moment variation discusses vital adjustments within the legislations because the first, together with the enactment of latest legislation in addition to new insights into or inter­ pretations of already current statutes. in addition to updating fabric, i've got accelerated definite discussions together with extra examples to demonstrate the various extra complicated concerns coated. In scripting this publication, i've got attempted to not lose sight of the underlying philosophy of the patent legislation as expressed in ARTICLE 1, part eight of the U.S. structure: The Congress shall have the facility to advertise the sciences and important arts, through securing for restricted time to authors and inventors the unique correct to their respective writings and discoveries. Encouragement of communique among an inventor and most of the people is, for that reason, the first objective and goal of the patent laws.

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Download The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay by Charles R. Morris PDF

By Charles R. Morris

"Makes a reader think like a time vacationer plopped down between males who have been by means of turns vicious and visionary."—The Christian technology Monitor

The smooth American financial system was once the production of 4 males: Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan. They have been the giants of the Gilded Age, a second of riotous progress that tested the USA because the richest, such a lot creative, and best nation on the earth.

Acclaimed writer Charles R. Morris vividly brings the boys and their occasions to existence. The ruthlessly aggressive Carnegie, the imperial Rockefeller, and the provocateur Gould have been captivated with development, scan, and velocity. They have been balanced by means of Morgan, the gentleman businessman, who fought, in its place, for a world belief in American company. via their antagonism and their verve, they outfitted an business behemoth—and a rustic of middle-class shoppers. The Tycoons tells the wonderful tale of the way those 4 made up our minds males wrenched the economic system into the fashionable age, inventing a country of complete monetary participation which could no longer were imagined just a couple of many years earlier.

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Download Felix Somary, Erinnerungen aus meinem Leben (German Edition) by Felix Somary,Tobias Straumann,Wolfgang Somary PDF

By Felix Somary,Tobias Straumann,Wolfgang Somary

Seine präzisen Prognosen zur Zukunft der Weltwirtschaft waren schon zeit seines Lebens legendär und sind in der aktuellen Krise relevanter denn je. Felix Somary battle ein aussergewöhnlicher Mensch in einer aussergewöhnlichen Zeit. Seine glänzend geschriebenen Erinnerungen, die unmittelbar nach seinem Tod 1956 zum ersten Mal erschienen sind, legen ein eindrückliches Zeugnis davon ab. Felix Somary beschreibt in seinen Erinnerungen sein bewegtes Leben als Bankier, Ökonom und politischer Berater. 1881 in Wien geboren, erlebte er die grossen Katastrophen der europäischen Geschichte zwischen 1914 und 1945 nicht nur als passiver Beobachter, sondern als aktiver Berater und geheimer Vermittler. Dank seiner Gabe, politische und wirtschaftliche Krisen frühzeitig zu erkennen, erlangte er Zutritt zu den höchsten Stellen und vermochte immer wieder den Gang der Geschichte zu beeinflussen. Mit einer Einführung von Tobias Straumann und einem Nachwort von Wolfgang Somary.

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Download John A. Brown's, Kerr's & Halliburton's: Where Oklahoma City by Ajax Delvecki,Larry Johnson PDF

By Ajax Delvecki,Larry Johnson

department shops John A. Brown�s, Kerr�s and Halliburton�s governed ultimate in Oklahoma urban. From �lucky penny� giveaways to defying blue legislation, the 3 titanic shops did no matter what it took to entertain and appeal to. the beautiful exhibit home windows of Kerr�s downtown as soon as lured consumers within, however the final of Halliburton�s in 1961 signaled the ultimate days of downtown purchasing. Adoption gala's and civil rights sit-ins at Brown�s wove the shop into the social textile of the town. Authors Ajax Delvecki and Larry Johnson chronicle the tales, historical past and stories of the simplest of Oklahoma urban shopping.

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Download Law in an Era of Smart Technology by Susan Brenner PDF

By Susan Brenner

should still legislation be technologically impartial, or should still it evolve as human relationships with know-how develop into extra advanced?

In legislations in an period of "Smart" Technology, Susan Brenner analyzes the complicated and evolving interactions among legislation and know-how and offers a radical and specific account of the legislation in know-how firstly of the twenty first century. Brenner attracts upon fresh technological advances, comparing how constructing applied sciences may possibly regulate how people have interaction with one another and with their surroundings. She analyzes the advance of expertise as transferring from considered one of "use" to at least one of "interaction," and argues that this interchange wishes us to reconceptualize our method of criminal ideas, which have been initially designed to avoid the "misuse" of older technologies.

As applied sciences proceed to advance over the subsequent a number of many years, Brenner argues that the legislation directed among human and technological relationships should still stay impartial. She explains how older applied sciences depend on human implementation, yet new "smart" know-how may be thoroughly automatic. this can finally result in, as she explains, the last word development in our courting with expertise: the fusion of human body structure and know-how. legislation in an period of "Smart" know-how offers a close, historically-grounded clarification as to why our conventional dating with know-how is evolving and why a corresponding shift within the legislations is forthcoming and necessary.

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Download Mein Leben. Mein Erbe: die Freiwirtschaft: Autobiografie by Wera Wendnagel PDF

By Wera Wendnagel

Eine Welt jenseits von Kapitalismus und Kommunismus – diese ökonomische Perspektive begleitete Wera Wendnagels Mutter durchs Leben und ließ sie einst der politischen Verfolgung durch die Nationalsozialisten trotzen. Das substitute Wirtschaftsmodell, das sie bewegte, ist auch in der gegenwärtigen Weltwirtschaftskrise hochaktuell.
»Letzte Politik" ist für das Mädchen Wera anfangs nur eine paintings Denkspiel, das schon im Elternhaus der Großeltern aufkam und mit den Namen »Silvio Gesell" und »Freiwirtschaft" zusammenhängt. Ein Spiel, das bald von der politischen Verfolgung der Eltern und den Kriegsereignissen weggewischt wird, die Wera als junge Frau schließlich nach Argentinien verschlagen. Die Liebe führt sie nach Deutschland zurück. In politischen Diskussionen mit ihrer Mutter Marianne wird Wera mehr und mehr klar, dass es bei der »Letzten Politik" letztendlich ums globale Überleben geht: Das Konzept zielt auf nichts weniger als eine substitute Wirtschaftsordnung. Nach dem Tod ihrer Mutter schließt sich Wera Wendnagel den Anhängern Gesells an und wird Vorsitzende der »Initiative für Natürliche Wirtschaftsordnung" (INWO).

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Download The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy by Charles K. Hyde PDF

By Charles K. Hyde

initially of the Ford Motor corporation in 1903, the avert Brothers provided approximately each vehicle half wanted by way of the up-and-coming automobile substantial. After fifteen years of working a winning automobile provider corporation, a lot to Ford’s virtue, John and Horace avoid back replaced the face of the automobile marketplace in 1914 by means of introducing their very own automobile. The ward off Brothers vehicle carried on their names even after their premature deaths in 1920, with the corporate then final within the arms in their widows until eventually its sale in 1925 to manhattan bankers and next buy in 1928 through Walter Chrysler. The ward off nameplate has persisted, yet regardless of their achievements and their severe function within the early good fortune of Henry Ford, John and Horace stay clear of are typically neglected in histories of the early car industry.

Charles ok. Hyde’s booklet The keep away from Brothers: the lads, the Motor automobiles, and the Legacy is the 1st scholarly examine of the avert brothers and their corporation, chronicling their lives—from their youth in Niles, Michigan, to their lengthy years of studying the machinist’s exchange in conflict Creek, Port Huron, Detroit, and Windsor, Ontario—and interpreting their impression on automobile production and advertising traits within the early a part of the 20 th century. Hyde info the brothers’ civic contributions to Detroit, their hiring of minorities and ladies, and their usually nameless charitable contributions to neighborhood agencies. Hyde places the avert brothers’ lives and accomplishments in point of view by means of indicating their long term impression, which has endured lengthy after their deaths.

The such a lot whole and exact source on John and Horace stay clear of on hand, The circumvent Brothers makes use of assets that experience by no means prior to been tested. Its scholarly method and private tone make this e-book beautiful for automobile historians in addition to vehicle fanatics and people drawn to Detroit’s early development.

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Download Charlie D.: The Story of the Legendary Bond Trader by William D. Falloon PDF

By William D. Falloon

In compliment of Charlie D. "Falloon's eloquent explication of the lifetime of the mythical Charlie D supplies a great learn whereas exposing that almost all under-publicized commodity of them all-a mega-trader with a low public profile whose superhuman buying and selling skills have been surpassed by means of just one thing-the prolonged achieve of his middle and soul." -Patrick H. Arbor Chairman, Chicago Board of exchange "Charlie D. is a tribute to the entrepreneurial spirit of Charlie D, whose legend nonetheless lives this day on our buying and selling flooring. It additionally captures the essence of the boys and girls of Chicago who, operating in a special atmosphere, via their buying and selling offer financial merits round the world." -Thomas R. Donovan President and leader government Officer Chicago Board of alternate "Charlie D was once unique-a poker-faced, unemotional, swashbuckling dealer another dealer seeks to emulate. even as, he was once additionally a version of buying and selling integrity and essentially the most beneficiant humans i've got ever recognized. no matter if buying and selling or playing, traveling with family members or pass lfing with superstars, he did every thing with a distinct aptitude and spirit. Charlie was once really greater than life." -Thomas DeMark writer of the hot technology of Technical research and New marketplace Timing thoughts "Falloon captures the essence of the Charlie D I knew and rekindles my stories of a larger-than-life individual-how he laughed within the face of melanoma, his generosity, and his feel of humor." -Mike Manning Rand monetary companies, Inc. "Charlie D used to be the main dynamic dealer i have ever obvious in my nineteen years during this enterprise, and, past that, the simplest person i have known." -Tom Fitzgerald TPF Trading

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