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History Of The Studebaker Corporation
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Albert Erskine came to the Studebaker Corporation from Underwood Typewriter in 1911. In 1915 he was named President and, in 1918, following the death of the last of the founders, John Mohler... More > Studebaker, he wrote and published this book. Studebaker boomed under Erskine. Sales in 1918 amounted to $52 million and by 1923 had more than tripled. In 1924 he undertook a revision of his history. The revised version was printed in much larger quantities than the earlier one, so it is relatively easy to find today. The 1918 version, reprinted here, is much harder to find and can be much more expensive when it does turn up. Because of its early publication date, most historians view this book as authoritative. In it, you will find a history of the early years, the wagon and carriage businesses, the transition to the automotive business, and selected corporate financial information. In addition, there are forty illustrations of vehicles, plants, and the most important personalities.< Less
The Castle of Otranto
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The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in the later 18th century... More > and early 19th century. Thus, Walpole, by extension, is arguably the forerunner to such authors as Charles Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and Daphne du Maurier.< Less
The Tope Family of Carroll, Gallia and Madison Counties, Ohio
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A History of my Tope family from the US patriarch John Tope through his third great grandson Walton S. Tope. Including many early family photographs.
EXXON VALDEZ 18 YEARS AND COUNTING
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Exxon Valdez 18 Years And Counting is a legal explanation of the case and a resource for the public to better understand the attitude Exxon maintains towards people and the environment. Kellie... More > Kvasnikoff wrote Exxon Valdez 18 Years And Counting to help others understand the pain, loss, offensiveness, and nauseating effects this legal case has brought the plaintiff’s of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and to give a view from a Native perspective of the loss to his native culture. When a company becomes so big that they can flaunt the laws, buy science, manufacture evidence, and manipulate expert witness testimony, and when fines and litigation are not a deterrent to bad business practices, then governments can't protect its people. "The firm basis of government is justice, not pity." -Woodrow Wilson "The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend." -Benjamin Disraeli< Less
The Leopold Redpath Fraud Case
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In 1857 Leopold Redpath, formerly Registrar of the Great Northern Railway Company, was sentenced in the Central Criminal Court to transportation for life. He had been convicted of fraud against his... More > employers and their shareholders on a truly amazing scale. Over a period of about eight years he obtained nearly a quarter of a million pounds (about £20M in today's money) while employed at a maximum salary of only £250 a year. How was he able to get away with it for so long?< Less
Mistress, Model, Muse and Mentor: Women in the Lives of Famous Painters
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Celebrates the largely unrecognized contribution of women to the lives and work of well-known painters. It includes aspects of the psychopathology of painters in relation to the creative process.
Joe Kennedy: The Cover-Ups Exposed
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The Round Table at Camelot in the time of the Merovingian King named Arthur has a similar probable use to those created by Cecil Rhodes as part of a plan to bring the world under one organized... More > structure. Old Joe Kennedy was a man who knew his Merovingian roots and all the things we need to make this happen. He also was a very rapacious self-centered power-tripper.< Less
Echos of Elvington
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A brief, pocket guide history of RAF Elvington in York with half the proceeds going to different worthwhile charities
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