Описание: Twenty five years later, revisiting the first authorized biography of Apple and its co-founder and celebrity CEO, Steve Jobs In 1984, "The Little Kingdom: The Private Story of Apple Computer" told the story of Apple s first decade alongside the histories of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Now, completely revised and expanded, "Return to the Little Kingdom" is the definitive biography of Apple and its founders from the very beginning. Moritz brings readers inside the childhood homes of Jobs and Wozniak and records how they dropped out of college and founded Apple in 1976. He follows the fortunes of the company through the mid-1980s, and in new material, tracks the development of Apple to the present and offers an insider s profile of Jobs, whose genius made Apple the powerhouse it is today. Required reading for everyone who s ever listened to music on an iPod, "Return to the Little Kingdom" is timely and thorough, and the only book that explains how Steve Jobs founded the company that changed our world.
Автор: Moritz Sabine Название: Helicopter ISBN: 099301030X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780993010309 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 3575 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Seventy-two charcoal, pastel and oil crayon drawings and oil paintings of helicopters created by Sabine Moritz between 2003 and 2013.
Описание: The Iranian nuclear crisis is a proxy arena for competing visions about the functioning of international relations. This book is the first to provide comprehensive and comparative analyses to conceptualise the interaction between ‘hegemonic structures’ and those actors resisting them using the Iranian nuclear case as an illustration. It analyses the foreign policies of China, Russia and Turkey towards the Iranian nuclear programme and thereby answers the question to what extent these policies are indicative of a security culture that resists hegemony. Based on 70 elite interviews with experts and decision-makers closely involved with the Iranian nuclear file, it analyses resistance to hegemony across its ideational, material and institutional framework conditions. The cases examined show how ‘compliance’ on the part of China, Russia and Turkey with parts of US approaches to the Iranian nuclear conflict has been selective, and how US policy preferences in the Iran dossier have been resisted on other occasions. As such, the Iran nuclear case serves as an illustration to shed light on the contemporaneous interaction of the forces of consent and coercion in international politics. This book will be of key interest to scholars, students and practitioners in International Relations, Security Studies and Foreign Policy Analysis.
Автор: Neugebauer, Moritz Название: Constraint-based acoustic modelling ISBN: 3631560761 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783631560761 Издательство: Peter Lang Рейтинг: Цена: 7744 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Thomsen, Moritz Название: My Two Wars ISBN: 1586421476 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781586421472 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 2375 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Moritz Thomsen's My Two Wars describes the great battles in his life - one against a rich, tyrannical father; the other against anti-aircraft gunners over Germany in 1943 and 1944. It was completed shortly before Thomsen's death, and with it he concluded the story of his unusual life. In this posthumously published masterpiece he returns to his youth growing up in a wealthy Seattle household with the father he despised, and goes off to war in Europe as a bombardier with the Eighth Air Force. In his introduction Page Stegner calls it "the best narrative account ever written of an imperfect and fragile human soul caught up in the air war over Germany." But it is Thomsen's other war - his lifelong and monumental battle with his father - which begins and ends the book and makes My Two Wars one of the most outrageous and memorable father-and-son stories ever told.
Описание: A collaboration of political activism and participatory culture seeking to upend consumer capitalism, including interviews with The Yes Men, The Guerrilla Girls, among others. Coined in the 1980s, “culture jamming” refers to an array of tactics deployed by activists to critique, subvert, and otherwise “jam” the workings of consumer culture. Ranging from media hoaxes and advertising parodies to flash mobs and street art, these actions seek to interrupt the flow of dominant, capitalistic messages that permeate our daily lives. Employed by Occupy Wall Street protesters and the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot alike, culture jamming scrambles the signal, injects the unexpected, and spurs audiences to think critically and challenge the status quo. The essays, interviews, and creative work assembled in this unique volume explore the shifting contours of culture jamming by plumbing its history, mapping its transformations, testing its force, and assessing its efficacy. Revealing how culture jamming is at once playful and politically transgressive, this accessible collection explores the degree to which culture jamming has fulfilled its revolutionary aims. Featuring original essays from prominent media scholars discussing Banksy and Shepard Fairey, foundational texts such as Mark Dery’s culture jamming manifesto, and artwork by and interviews with noteworthy culture jammers including the Guerrilla Girls, The Yes Men, and Reverend Billy, Culture Jamming makes a crucial contribution to our understanding of creative resistance and participatory culture.
Автор: Schwarcz, Lilia Moritz and Starling, Heloisa Maria Название: The Penguin History of Brazil ISBN: 184614793X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846147937 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 2772 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Shortlisted for the Jabuti Prize for the Best Brazilian Book Published AbroadSince Europeans first reached Brazil in 1500 it has been an unfailing source of extraordinary fascination. More than any other part of the 'New World' it displayed both the greatest beauty and grandeur and witnessed scenes of the most terrible European ferocity. Brazil: A Biography, written by two of Brazil's leading historians and a bestseller in Brazil itself, is a remarkable attempt to convey the overwhelming diversity and challenges of this huge country from its origins to the 21st century - itself larger than the contiguous USA and still in some regions not fully mapped.
The book's major themes are the near-continuous battles to create both political institutions and social frameworks that would allow stable growth, legal norms and protection for all its citizens. Brazil's failure to achieve these except in the very short term has been tragic, but even now it remains one of the world's great experiments - creative, harsh, unique and as compelling a story for its inhabitants as for outsiders.
Автор: Schroeder, Moritz Название: Cost accounting in anglophone subsidiaries ISBN: 3631655371 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783631655375 Издательство: Peter Lang Рейтинг: Цена: 11634 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Cost accounting in Anglophone countries is in general less detailed than German cost accounting. Such cross-national differences imply a tension for Anglophone multinationals operating in Germany. These firms have to balance the group-wide application of their home-country traditions and the approval of diverging local cost accounting systems. By the means of a dyadic research design, this study finds empirical evidence for Anglophone cost accounting traditions to prevail in subsidiaries of Anglophone multinationals in Germany. However, the top management teams in these subsidiaries tend to work around such coercive pressures. The findings also suggest that the subsidiaries prefer to deviate from their parent companies’ traditions to ensure the usefulness of information for their cost accounting systems.
Автор: Moritz Andreas Название: Amazing Liver and Gallbladder Flush ISBN: 0984595449 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780984595440 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 3685 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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