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Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2005. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xv, , 320,  pages. Footnotes. Notes. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some edge discoloration. Inscribed by the author on the fep. Inscription reads For Jack Leibowitz with all good wishes Gar Alperovitz. Gar Alperovitz (born May 5, 1936) is an American historian and political economist. Alperovitz served as a fellow of King's College, Cambridge; a founding fellow of the Harvard Institute of Politics; a founding Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies; a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution; and the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland Department of Government and Politics from 1999 to 2015. He also served as a legislative director in the US House of Representatives and the US Senate and as a special assistant in the US Department of State. Alperovitz is a distinguished lecturer with the American Historical Society, co-founded the Democracy Collaborative and co-chairs its Next System Project with James Gustav Speth. In American Beyond Capitalism and other books and essays, Alperovitz offers an integrated systemic model for a pluralist commonwealth based on democratizing ownership of economic institutions at all levels, a regional decentralization of economic and political power, and the building of forms of community wealth-holding and a culture of participatory democracy.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1982. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. xxxv, , 941,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations. Parts of DJ pasted to end papers. Cover has some wear and soiling. This revised edition has added 310 additional biographies. Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov was a prolific writer who wrote or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. His books have been published in 9 of the 10 major categories of the Dewey Decimal Classification.
New York: Sterling, 2012. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 263,  pages. Frontis Illustration. Illustrations. A TR Timeline. Bibliography. Lessons Index. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Alan Axelrod, Ph.D., (born 1952) is a prolific author of history, business and management books. As of October 2018, he had written more than 150 books, as noted in an online introduction by Lynn Ware Peek before an interview with Axelrod on the National Public Radio station KPCW. Axelrod resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Axelrod received his doctorate in English from the University of Iowa in 1979, specializing in the literature and culture of colonial America and the early republic of the United States. He has taught at Lake Forest College and Furman University, worked as a publishing executive, and has been a consultant to historical museums, cultural institutions, television's Civil War Journal, the WB Network, and the Discovery Channel.
New York: Random House Reference Pub. 2000. First Edition. First Printing. 128, illus., index, usual library markings, DJ in plastic sleeve, DJ pasted to boards "Scientific American" presents over 60 inventions developed by NASA for use in space and shows how they are used every day on Earth. Vividly designed spreads and clear diagrams explain how each works. Organized by subject, with cross-references.
Livermore, CA: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2008. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Periodical. 24 cm, 24 pages. Wraps. Illustrations (some in color). 2008 Index. Mailing information printed on rear cover, stamp over mailing information. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is an American federal research facility in Livermore, California, United States, founded by the University of California in 1952. A Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), it is primarily funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and managed and operated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC. In 2012, the laboratory had the synthetic chemical element livermorium named after it. LLNL was established in 1952 as the University of California Radiation Laboratory at Livermore, an offshoot of the existing UC Radiation Laboratory at Berkeley. It was intended to spur innovation and provide competition to the nuclear weapon design laboratory at Los Alamos in New Mexico, that developed the first atomic weapons. Edward Teller and Ernest Lawrence, director of the Radiation Laboratory at Berkeley, are regarded as the co-founders of the Livermore facility. Lawrence tapped 32-year-old Herbert York, to run Livermore. Under York, the Lab had four main programs: Project Sherwood (the Magnetic Fusion Program), Project Whitney (the weapons design program), diagnostic weapon experiments, and a basic physics program. York and the new lab embraced the Lawrence "big science" approach, tackling challenging projects with physicists, chemists, engineers, and computational scientists working together in multidisciplinary teams.
New York: The Rockefeller Foundation, 2013. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 196 pages. Map. Illustrations (many in color). Index. Format is approximately 7.5 inches by 9 inches. This is one of the Rockefeller Foundation Centennial Series, Innovation for the Next 100 Years. Published in association with Vantage Point Historical Services, Inc. Preface from Dr. Judith Rodin. Forward by Prawase Wasi.
San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2013. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 223,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed by Eric Bing to Cokie Roberts on the half title page. Signature reads: 7/8/2013 Dear Cokie: Thank you for all that you continue to do to help children and those who love them--us all! Eric. Eric G. Bing, is a professor of global health in the Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and in the Department of Anthropology in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences at SMU. Before joining the Bush Institute in 2011, Bing was an endowed professor of global health for nearly 20 years at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles. He has developed and managed global health programs in Africa, Central America and the Caribbean, including HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in Rwanda, Angola, Nigeria, Namibia, Belize and Jamaica.
Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass [A Wiley Imprint], 2015. Completely Revised and Expanded, First printing thus [stated]. Hardcover. xvi, 271,  pages. Illustrations. Index. Boldly signed by the author on the fep. Jeanne Bliss was a CCO for 25 years, and now runs CustomerBliss where she leads customer experience transformation around the world with CCOs and the C-Suite. She is a co-founder of the Customer Experience Professionals Association. Her two best-selling books are Chief Customer Officer and I Love You More Than My Dog. Her newest book is Chief Customer Officer 2.0 - How To Build Your Customer-Driven Growth Engine.
La Grange Park, IL: American Nuclear Society Scientific Publications, 2013. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xxix, , 280,  pages. Footnotes. Illustrations. Signed with sentiment and dated by compiler on the half-title page. Statement reads Nov. 14, 2018 "Everything in the world is done by and through people" HGR Paul; E. Cantonwine. The compiler has 20 years of experience working on nuclear fuel issues from cradle to grave - including the development, licensing and implementation of new fuel technology. With a Ph.D. In Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Virginia, his technical skills are in Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Statistical Data Analysis, Statistical Modeling, and Failure Analysis. Besides his over 25 published papers, Cantonwine published a collection of Admiral Rickover’s essays in the book “The Never-Ending Challenge of Engineering. This book is a practical and philosophical look at the principles used by engineers and leaders from the perspective of Admiral Hyman George Rickover - one of America's greatest engineers. Admiral Rickover is an icon in the history of nuclear power, and one of his greatest contributions was to develop nuclear power technology to meet much higher safety and quality standards than past technological developments. The record of safety in his nuclear navy and in the US commercial nuclear industry is unique in the history of power technology, and thus the thoughts of the man most responsible for how nuclear power technology was developed in the United States should be of interest to all engineers and leaders working in a technical field-especially ones where customer/public safety and quality are paramount.