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Business-Government Relations in Canada - Grappling With Leviathan

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34703511

ISBN: 0176034668

Condition: Fine


0176034668 678 pages with bibliography/references and index. Chapters include: Introduction; A Framework for Analyzing Business-Government Relations in Canada; Describing Leviathan - A Governing-Instruments Approach; The Political Economy of Policy Making; The Government Relations Function; Issues Management; Lobbying Targets and Timing; Lobbying Techniques and Vehicles - Part 1; Lobbying Techniques and Vehicles - Part 2; Corporations and Political Contributions; Business and News Media; Advocacy Advertising. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Citizenship in British Columbia - Authorized for Use in the Schools of British Columbia

By: Angus, H.F.

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, The King's Printer: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 121A5206

Condition: Very Good


278 pages plus index. Includes multiple iterations of the British North America Act and other important law. "Explains existing Canadian institutions and their workings. These institutions are complicated and our triple citizenship in Province, Dominion, and Empire is not easy to understand." - from Preface. The twenty chapters include such topics as: Nation, Government and Law; Our Civil Law - Common Law and Statute Law; Trading Corporations; Courts of Law; Criminal Law; Nationality, External Affairs, Defence; The Aims of Government; etc. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. Content... View more info

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Ferranti-Packard: Pioneers in Canadian Electrical Manufacturing

By: Ball, Norman R.; Vardalas, John N.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., McGill-Queen's University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A7841

ISBN: 0773509836

Condition: Very Good


0773509836 336 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "The strength of the book lies in the sophisticated technological orientation of the authors... a coherent narrative explains clearly to the lay reader the intricacies of the technologies discussed." - Graham Taylor, Dalhousie University. Book and dust jacket clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

Guts Greed and Glory

By: Canadian Business Magazine

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Summerhill Pr Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41501977

ISBN: 0920197612

Condition: Fine


0920197612 207 pages. The dramatic recounting of six decades that have transformed Canada, and a visual celebration of the people who made it happen... the famous and the infamous, the successes and the spectacular failures. Business has never been presented with so much color, imagination and verve. Includes: profiles of major corporations in retailing, real estate, manufacturing, resources and finance; overviews of entire industrial sectors such as transportation, wheat farming, forest products and the 'sin' industries of brewing and distilling; as well as hundreds of images and anecdotes... View more info

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Into the Mountains: Celebrating 100 Years of Mineral Exploration Advocacy, 1912-2012

By: Chuck Davis

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Association for Mineral Exploration British Columb: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G2188

ISBN: 0973839546

Condition: Fine


0973839546 297 pages. Index. Recommended reading list. Oblong 8.75" x 11.25". Illustrated in black and white. Intended to "provide a compass for those who will lead mineral exploration and development in British Columbia for the next 100 years, important work supporting the development of a nation's economy, providing the materials necessary to build andmaintain a modern society, while preserving important environmental and cultural values." - from Preface. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A beautiful copy. Gift Quality View more info

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Deliberately in Debt!

By: Galenzoski, Nora; Wais, Carl

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, S.I.P.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238C9897

ISBN: 1896692001

Condition: Very Good


1896692001 221 pages. Bibliography and footnotes. Promotional leaflet laid in. "Intended to lay before the average Canadian public the reasons for the deficit and debt of governments, to publicize the debt of corporations and the general public, and to offer a plan for ridding ourselves of this unacceptable predicament and the effects it has on an unsuspecting population." - from mission statement. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Tight and squiare. Appears unread. An excellent copy. View more info

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Statutes of British Columbia Passed in the Third Session of the Second Parliament of British Columbia, Begun and Holden at Victoria, on the 29th July, and Ending on the 2nd September, 1878

By: Government of British Columbia

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Queen's Printer: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 866A4772

Condition: Fair


Contains Acts relating to: Powers of Attorney; Companies (BC Express Company, Moodyville Saw, BC Milling and Mining); Constitution; Corporations; Supreme Courts; Supreme and County Courts; Dyking and Reclaiming Lands at Chilliwack, Sumas and Matsqui; Elections; Game; Highways; Crown Lands; Licenses and Municipalities; Liquor Licenses; Public Loans; Coal Mines; Quartz Mines; Minerals; Municipalities; Prisoners; Legal Professions; Schools; Sheriffs; Supply; Chinese Taxes (better collection of); Property Taxes; Tolls; Trespass. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. View more info

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Never Under the Table a Story of British Columbia's Forests and Government Mismanagement

By: Joe Garner

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Cinnabar Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713A6996

ISBN: 0969134355

Condition: Fine


0969134355 274 pages including logging glossary. Deals with forestry - the scandals and accomplishments, the failures and progress of loggers, corporations, and government policy. But more importantly, author has hopes and recommendations for the future of B.C.'s forest industry. Author was born in 1909 in a small log cabin with a dirt floor on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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Invisible Giant: Cargill and Its Transnational Strategies

By: Kneen, Brewster

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Pluto Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163A3990

ISBN: 074530964X

Condition: Fair


074530964X 232 pages. Index. References. Footnotes. "Clearly illustrates the philosophy and practice of transnational corporations - what they are and what they do.... Describes and analyzes Cargill's global activities, its ability to shape national policies worldwide, its strategies, and the implications of these strategies for all of us." - from back cover. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's name atop half-title page else unmarked. A worthy reading copy. View more info

When Corporations Rule the World (Kumarian Press Books for a World That Works)

By: Korten, David C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Berrett-Koehler Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34703948

ISBN: 1887208003

Condition: Fair


1887208003 374 pages including index and notes. "This is a 'must read' book - a searing indictment of an unjust international economic order..." - Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu. Very well-worn copy with usual library markings. Still a decent reading copy. View more info

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When Corporations Rule the World

By: Korten, David C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Bloomfield, CT, U.S.A., Kumarian Press: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 347A7829

ISBN: 1887208046

Condition: Very Good


1887208046 382 pages including index. The classic international bestseller. Updated and expanded including five new chapters. "...a must read book - a searing indictment of an unjust international economic order, not by a wild-eyed idealistic left-winger, but by a sober scion of the establishment with impeccable credentials. It left me devastated but also very hopeful. Something can be done to create a more just economic order." - Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu. "Should be high on the list of 'must-read' books for even the busienst corporate executive." - The Financial Times ... View more info

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Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 7, 1951 - Radiation Death of Louis Slotin / Mordecai Richler Novella

By: Moon, Barb.; Metcalfe, R.; Richler, Mordecai; Szulner, Eva; Hutton, E.; Nash, K.; Gray, J.; Bruce, H.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2439

Condition: Fair


110 pages. Features: Prudential ad inside front cover features fantastic one-page illustration of Lionel Conacher being carried by his Toronto Argonaut teammates after they beat the Edmonton Eskimos to win the Grey Cup in 1921; Four Canadians plan a trip to mountain climb in the Himalayas - Sev Heiberg et al; Editorial discusses propaganda vis-a-vis the Berlin Crisis; Nuclear Researcher Louis Slotin - A Tiny Slip, A Terrible Death; Falconry in the Suburbs - Frank Beebe of Vancouver Island; It's Harder to Be Anybody - novella by Mordechai Richler; For ten days Eva Szulner was den mother to 24 ... View more info

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The Western Socialist - The Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere: Volumes 12 and 13 Bound in One Volume, Including All Issues 1945-1946

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Worker's Socialist Party of the United States: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 853C5279

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. 12" x 9" x 0.7". Contains issues from January 1945 through December 1946, a tumultuous time for labour in the wake of World War II. Topics include: Tennessee Poll Tax Fight; A New Revision of Marxian Economics, by Raya Dunayevskaya; Barriers on the Way to Socialism, by CARP; C.C.F confusion, by C. Luff; Marxism in New Zealand by R.R. Everson; Labor Conscription - the May-Bailey bill calls for a compulsory labor draft of 18 million workers from 18 to 45 years of age; Labor and Political Action, by Harmo; Vocationalism in Ireland; Comrade Adolph Kohn; The Future of Ca... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, 17 September, 1966 *COLOUR TELEVISION*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C5685

Condition: Good


Features: Etobicoke almost banned bird houses!; The Tattoo that murder made famous; Age of the pari-mutuel supermarket; Growing restlessness with Rhodesia; Editorial - draft-dodgers are refugees, not criminals; Sensational 3-page colour photo Electrohome ad featuring their ultra-futuristic Circa '75 new home entertainment concept; "Governor General and Madame Vanier have made once-indifferent Canadians learn to care about an 'obsolete' institution - which somehow works - article and photos; The Intelligent addict's guide to color TV; Lady Auto Racers - article with colour photos - Inga Cor... View more info

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Canadian Capitalism: A Study of Power in the Canadian Business Establishment

By: Niosi, Jorge

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Lorimer: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 512G2924

ISBN: 0888624115

Condition: Very Good


0888624115 224 pages. Index. Footnotes. English version of 'La bourgeoisie canadienne'. "Superbly researched and argued, and very stimulating" - from dust jacket. Light wear to clean and unmarked book. Upper corner of both free endpapers clipped. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Above the Law: The Crooks, the Politicians, the Mounties, and Rod Stamler

By: Palango, Paul

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 115C5603

ISBN: 0771069057

Condition: Very Good


0771069057 314 pages including index. Signed and dated by author upon half-title page. Signed and inscribed by Rod Stamler, former Assistant Commissioner of the R.C.M.P., upon title page. "The shocking story of corporate crime and political corruption in Canada." - from dust jacket. "Chronicles the seedy world of crime in very high places. It makes great reading - particularly for those who don't mind having their illusions about our political leaders destroyed." - Linda McQuaig. Prior owner's details atop front free endpaper else clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust... View more info

American Orchid Society Bulletin - February 1975, Vol.44 No. 2

By: Peterson, Richard: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33107035

Condition: Very Good


92 pages. Features: Hugo Freed Awarded Orchid Digest Corporations's Highest Honour; Those Spectacular Eye-Catchers - Peppermint-striped Phalaenopsis; Sowing of ORchid Seed - Made Easy; Stenoglottis longifolia - Collector's item; Ecology of Epiphytic Orchids in west African Rain Forests; Choosing your first Orchids - Basic Orchid Culture 2. Couple of small nicks along spine. View more info

CFO: Architect of the Corporation's Future

By: PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial & Cost Management Team

Price: $57.30

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Wiley: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55201365

ISBN: 0471975990

Condition: Fine


0471975990 300 pages including index. Explores emerging solutions used by fiinance executives pressed to streamline their businesses for the global arena and maximizing value creation. Based upon research involving more than 300 CFOs, and featuring more than 30 case studies. "A Smart look at what it takes for the CFO to succeed as a change leader. This book tells how to shift gear and mindset to build shareholder value." - Colin Goodall, CFO BP Oil Europe. Clean, bright and unmarked with near zero wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Cracking the Canadian Formula: The Making of the Energy & Chemical Workers Union

By: Roberts, Wayne

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Between the Lines: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72208602

ISBN: 0921284314

Condition: Very Good


0921284314 311 pages. "A book about succeeding because you are Canadian - not in spite of it. About doing all those things we're not supposed to be very good at. Things like outmaneuvering monster corporations; like standing up to the Americans; like putting regional differences aside; like blowing the whistle on polluters; like rising above linguistic differrences. The story of how we succeed in Canada when we have the courage to try it our own way." - from back cover. "This is the encyclopedia of what unions can do to help build a made-in-Canada movement for personal, social... View more info

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Pakistan Advertising Supplement to The New York Times, February 5, 1961: A New Frontier - Pakistan's Second Five-Year Plan

By: Shoaib, Mohammad; Ahmed, Aziz; Rountree, William; Killen, James W.;Mason, Prof. E.S.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1655

Condition: Fair


20 pages. Features: Half-page photo of President Ayub addressing his countrymen from a train; The Grand Design - Pakistan's Second Five-Year Plan; Investment in Pakistan; Men with Missions - Aziz Ahmed and William Rountree; Pakistan - American Teamwork; Pakistan's Plan - A Blend of Public and Private Enterprise; Center page map of Pakistan with country statistics and photos; American's in Pakistan Granted "Tax Holiday"; An Objective Appraisal of the Second Plan; Pakistan's Clearning House for Investors; Investment Opportunities Pinpointed in East Pakistan; Natural Gas Unfolds Petro-C... View more info