Russian Entrepreneur

Autor: Charles A. Ruud
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773507739
File Size: 19,92 MB
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Not only did Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin build Sytin & Co. into the largest publishing concern in Russia prior to the Revolution, he also transformed Russian Word from an obscure, conservative newspaper into Russia's leading daily, with a circulation of over one million copies in 1917. Ruud shows that Sytin, a peasant-born villager who made millions in publishing, was truly an entrepreneur in the sense of Schumpeter's definition a risk-taker who is able to devise "new combinations of productive means."

The Sinful Nights Of A Nobleman

Autor: Jillian Hunter
Publisher: Boscastles
ISBN: 0345487613
File Size: 17,79 MB
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Forced into marriage after unwittingly falling victim to a mysterious invitation that leads to a secret tryst, demure debutante Jacelyn Lydbury finds herself wed to Lord Devon Boscastle, London's most elusive bachelor, a marriage of inconvenience that leads to a passionate alliance of the heart. Original.

The Modern Airliner

Autor: Peter W. Brooks
Publisher: London : Putnam
File Size: 47,28 MB
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Beskriver udviklingen inden for lufttransport gennem tiderne.

Imeche Engineers Databook

Autor: Clifford Matthews
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119969050
File Size: 44,93 MB
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A completely revised and expanded fourth edition of this best-selling pocket guide. Engineers' Data Book provides a concise and useful source of up-to-date essential information for the student or practising engineer. Updated, expanded edition Easy to use Handy reference guide Core technical data


Autor: Bill Gunston
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764154232
File Size: 67,89 MB
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In 2003, the world will mark the hundredth anniversary of the Wright brothers' historic first flight over Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. This handsome volume celebrates humanity's first century of aviation with lavish illustrations and an exciting chronological account of aeronautical development. Following the Wright brothers came a number of pioneer designers and flyers from several European countries, including Voisin and Bleriot in France and Zeppelin in Germany. World War I saw the birth of fighter and bomber planes, while the decades between the wars witnessed the glamour of competition flying, including Lindbergh's first flight across the Atlantic and Wiley Post's seven-day flight around the world. This era also saw the dawn of commercial flight, which started as airmail service and slowly developed to include passenger service. It was the era of pioneering passenger-carrying aircraft such as the Ford Trimotor and the revolutionary Douglas DC-3. Also covered in detail are the fighters and bombers of World War II, the dawn of the jet age, the evolution of helicopters, and the birth of supersonic flight. An account of the burgeoning of the intercontinental commercial airline industry brings readers to the present, which is marked by intense competition between Boeing of the United States and Airbus of Europe, both vying for the lion's share of the market. Other topics covered in this superlative history include development of general (private) aviation, and a look at radically innovative planes, such as the Concorde SST and the Stealth military aircraft. Hundreds of photos and drawings, most of them in color, enhance an intensely readable text.