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A Star in the West -- The Occidental Story

By: (Trueblood, H. Dixon)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Occidental Life Insurance Company of California: (c.1970)

Edition: Unstated edition

Seller ID: 19159

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[very light handling wear, minor soiling to bottom edge]. (photographs, facsimiles, tables) 119 A corporate history of the Occidental Life Insurance Company of California, incorporated in 1906. Chapters cover the company's origins, their acquisition by Transamerica Corporation in 1930, their expansion throughout the West and nto the Midwest, the World War II period, etc., all with an emphasis (of course) on their ever-innovative approach to making scads of money by sell... View more info

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U.S. Utility Mergers and the Restructuring of the New Global Power Industry

By: Flowers, Edward B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westport CT/London, Quorum Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13707

ISBN: 1-56720-163-6

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice clean copy, a couple of bumped corners but otherwise as new]. (tables) Chapter titles: An Economic Environment That Encourages Mergers; The Deregulation of the U.S. Power Industry; The Strategies and Causes of U.S. Utilities Mergers; The U.S. Antitrust Environment for Utility Mergers; Merging Natural Gas and Electricity to Produce Power More Effectively; Nuclear Power; Winners and Losers; The Global Spread of U.S. Utilities; The Globali... View more info

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Labor Markets in Action: Essays in Empirical Economics

By: Freeman, Richard B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge MA, Harvard University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13710

ISBN: 0-674-50675-8

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy, book virtually as new with no discernible wear; jacket shows only very minor surface wear, slight wrinkling at bottom of rear flap]. "The topics [of the essays] cover issues of deep social concern, encompassing the jobs and wages of college graduates, discrimination and inner-city youth, homelessness, unionism, and the differences between U.S. labor market institutions and those of other developed countries, including Japan. A thoughtful introduct... View more info

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Offices in the Sky

By: Shultz, Earle, and Walter Simmons

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: (c.1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13105

ISBN: NO

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[terrific copy, tight and clean, appears unread, no discernible wear; jacket shows very light edgewear, minor scuffing to spine]. (B&W photographs) "The story of the American tall building, its development, its history, its mission -- a big story underlying the advance of business and industry and the growth of cities." (++) View more info