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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World - Library Edition
ean: 9781538494080, isbn: 1538494086,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on societyGiant factories, with their ingenious machinery and miraculous productivity, have long been celebrated as modern wonders of the world. Yet from their very beginnings, when William Blake called them ''dark Satanic mills,'' they have also fueled our fears of the future.In a major work of scholarship that is also wonderfully accessible, celebrated historian Joshua B. Freeman tells the story of the factory and examines
Fast Company: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Motorcycles in Italy
By Brand: Blackstone Audio Inc.
sku: 2152043465, ean: 9780786168569, isbn: 0786168560,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
David Gross is working as a corporate lawyer in New York when he gets a call from a friend inviting him to move to Bologna to help turn around a legendary Italian motorcycle company, known for its dominance on the track and its inability to turn a profit. Off he heads to the fabled home of marbled meats, radical leftist politics, and bespoke shoes, diving into his new life as the ''corporate image consultant'' to gearheads while learning to navigate the giddy mores of Bolognese society. There
Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities
4.7 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 33,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for decades. Workers at the plant earned $15.14 an hour, had good insurance, and were assured a solid retirement. In 2004, the plant was relocated to Reynosa, Mexico, where workers sometimes spent 13-hour days assembling refrigerators for $1.10 an hour. In Boom,