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Author : David Von Drehle
ISBN : 080214151X
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24.41 MB
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Describes the 1911 fire that destroyed the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village, the deaths of 146 workers in the fire, and its implications for twentieth-century politics and labor relations.
Category: Business & Economics

The Bermuda Triangle

Author : Aaron Rosenberg
ISBN : 0823935604
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Traces the history of the Bermuda Triangle, surveying some of the disappearances in that area and some of the many theories surrounding it.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Greedy Triangle

Author : Marilyn Burns
ISBN : 0590489917
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Dissatisfied with its shape, a triangle keeps asking the local shapeshifter to add more lines and angles until it doesn't know which side is up.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Author : Marc Tyler Nobleman
ISBN : 9780756535100
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 76.78 MB
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Concise, easy-to-read introductions to various topics in U.S. history use primary documents and photography, as well as timelines, maps, and other tools, to teach important facts about our past.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Bermuda Triangle

Author : David West
ISBN : 1404207953
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 33.9 MB
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Describes the history behind the myth of the Bermuda Triangle, and presents three stories in graphic novel format which illustrate true and mysterious circumstances involving ships and planes in the Triangle.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The French Atlantic Triangle

Author : Christopher L. Miller
ISBN : 0822341514
Genre : History
File Size : 85.53 MB
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A study of representations of the French Atlantic slave trade in the history, literature, and film of France and its former colonies in Africa and the Caribbean.
Category: History

Pascal S Arithmetical Triangle

Author : A. W. F. Edwards
ISBN : 0801869463
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 44.17 MB
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"A fascinating book... giving new insights into the early history of probability theory and combinatorics, and incidentally providing much stimulating material for teachers of mathematics." -- International Statistical Institute Review
Category: Mathematics

The Elegant Triangle

Author : John Marcoux
ISBN : 0978677005
Genre : Furniture
File Size : 84.1 MB
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Category: Furniture

Equilateral Triangle Patchwork

Author : Sara Nephew
ISBN : 0486270483
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86.65 MB
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Fresh, original, and exciting new quilt designs in various sizes, based on equilateral triangles: Rose's Star, Spider Web, Night Sky, In the Clover, 7 more. Designs suitable for beginners and more advanced quilters. Over 160 illustrations, including 17 in full color, enhance the text.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Triangle Fire Protocols Of Peace

Author : Richard Greenwald
ISBN : 9781439907825
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 49.20 MB
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America searched for an answer to "The Labor Question" during the Progressive Era in an effort to avoid the unrest and violence that flared so often in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. In the ladies' garment industry, a unique experiment in industrial democracy brought together labor, management, and the public. As Richard Greenwald explains, it was an attempt to "square free market capitalism with ideals of democracy to provide a fair and just workplace." Led by Louis Brandeis, this group negotiated the "Protocols of Peace." But in the midst of this experiment, 146 mostly young, immigrant women died in the Triangle Factory Fire of 1911. As a result of the fire, a second, interrelated experiment, New York's Factory Investigating Commission (FIC)—led by Robert Wagner and Al Smith—created one of the largest reform successes of the period. The Triangle Fire, the Protocols of Peace, and Industrial Democracy in Progressive Era New York uses these linked episodes to show the increasing interdependence of labor, industry, and the state. Greenwald explains how the Protocols and the FIC best illustrate the transformation of industrial democracy and the struggle for political and economic justice.
Category: Business & Economics

Free Trade In The Bermuda Triangle And Other Tales Of Counterglobalization

Author : Brett Neilson
ISBN : 0816638713
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 80.29 MB
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An alternative approach to mapping the world offers a new way to contest capitalism and globalization. Shangri-La, the Bermuda Triangle, Transylvania, the Golden Triangle--far-flung in popular conception, these anomalous places nonetheless occupy the same mysterious zone, a mythography of unruly cartographic practices. And because this mythography becomes associated with a particular area of the earth's surface, it may well suggest an alternative means of mapping the world, dissociated from the dominant geographical paradigms of nation-state, economic region, and the global/local marketing nexus. Large-scale nonnational geographical spaces that find their genesis in popular feeling, mystery, and belief, these four sites provide Brett Neilson with the basis not only for rethinking the current global reorganization of space and time but also for questioning the dominant narrative by which globalization marks the victory of capitalism. Free Trade in the Bermuda Triangle moves between analysis of popular fantasies and engagement with on-the-ground realities, weaving together topics as diverse as airplane disasters off the U.S. Atlantic coast, the global drug trade, vampire culture in postsocialist Europe, and the search for utopia in Chinese-occupied Tibet. The study of globalization is largely a solemn affair, occupied with increasing economic polarities, environmental degradation, and global insecurity. Free Trade in the Bermuda Triangle maintains a critical focus on these sobering issues but at the same time asks how popular pleasure and enjoyment can create viable alternatives to the current global order. Neilson takes seriously the proposition that capitalism must be contested at itsown level of generality, finding provisional grounds for resistance in nonlocal transnational spaces that embody quotidian hopes, desires, and anxieties. By studying the real and imagined dimensions of these popular geographies, his book seeks resources for social betterment in the fallen mythologies of the contemporary postutopian world.
Category: Political Science

The Triangle Fire

Author : Leon Stein
ISBN : 9780801462504
Genre : History
File Size : 76.57 MB
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"Leon Stein’s gripping narrative of the Triangle tragedy is one of the classics of American history. As the grandson of a onetime Triangle seamstress, I salute the reissue of a book that anyone who cares about labor, past or present, should read."—Michael Kazin, Georgetown University, author of The Populist Persuasion: An American History and other books Praise for the 1962 edition— "Stein recreates the tragic events of the fire in all their dramatic intensity. His moving account is a work of dedication."—New York Times Book Review "With commendable restraint, Stein uses newspapers, official documents, and the evidence of survivors to unfold a story made more harrowing by the unemotional simplicity of its narration."—Library Journal "Stein... suggests that the fire alerted the public to shocking working conditions all over the city and helped the unions organize the clothing industry, but his good taste keeps him from selling the reader any silver lining. A by-product of the careful research that has gone into this excellent narrative is an interesting sketch of the hard lives and times of working girls in the days when the business of America was business."—New Yorker March 25, 2011, marks the centennial of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, in which 146 garment workers lost their lives. A work of history relevant for all those who continue the fight for workers’ rights and safety, this edition of Leon Stein’s classic account of the fire features a substantial new foreword by the labor journalist Michael Hirsch, as well as a new appendix listing all of the victims’ names, for the first time, along with addresses at the time of their death and locations of their final resting places.
Category: History

The Labour Market Triangle

Author : Paul de Beer
ISBN : 9781849803274
Genre : Business & Economics
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This fascinating book presents an in-depth study of the particular combination of unemployment insurance, employment protection and active labour market policies prevalent in seven European countries. Currently, European governments are being challenged to find an optimal social policy strategy that fosters 'flexicurity , whereby a flexible, well-functioning labour market is achieved, while protection for workers is maintained. The contributors explore the formal laws and regulations, as well as the administration and implementation of social policy, paying special attention to the role of the social partners. A detailed country comparison shows that the combination of social policy instruments is important to labour market performance, but that multiple optimal mixes already appear to exist. The Labour Market Triangle will prove invaluable to academics in the field of policy research, including economists, sociologists and political scientists. Policy advisers and practitioners in the field of social policy, as well as representatives of trade unions, employers associations and political parties will find this multidisciplinary book of great interest.
Category: Business & Economics


Author : Sydney Lepew
ISBN : 9781632902726
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 37.74 MB
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Identifies triangles in the world.
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The North Pacific Triangle

Author : Michael G. Fry
ISBN : 0802080650
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 76.27 MB
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A collection of essays, written by scholars and policymakers from the countries involved, explores the evolving alliance among Canada, Japan, and the United States. The book examines the three market-oriented democracies in their changing roles toward each other and show how they have moved beyond their separate, special, bilateral relationships into a dynamic three-way engagement.
Category: Business & Economics

Triangle Of Death

Author : Bradley O'Leary
ISBN : 9781418570842
Genre : Political Science
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Here are the facts: a) President John F. Kennedy supported the coup d'état that resulted in the assassination of Diem; b) twenty-one days later, Kennedy was assassinated; c) forty-eight hours after JFK's murder, the FBI deported a French assassin-a fact that was not reported at the time, even to the Warren Commission; d) this deportation order came from the Office of the Attorney General, Robert F. Kennedy.Bradley O'Leary and L.E. Seymour present a convincing argument that implicates not Lee Harvey Oswald, but rather a conglomerate of conspirators, in the death of beloved President Kennedy. Using actual CIA documents, interviews, and evidence, Triangle of Death will alter everything you thought you knew about John F. Kennedy's death.
Category: Political Science

The Bermuda Triangle

Author : Aaron L. Rudolph
ISBN : 0736827188
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes some of the mysterious happenings and disappearances reported in the Bermuda Triangle.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Devil S Triangle

Author : Peter Brookes
ISBN : 0742549534
Genre : Political Science
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In a cold, hard slap across the face of Americans, Brookes warns that the terrorist threat has not subsided in the four years since 9/11, but in fact has escalated.
Category: Political Science

The Bermuda Triangle

Author : Jack DeMolay
ISBN : 1404221573
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In graphic novel format, describes the mysterious disappearance of the five planes in Flight 19 near the Bermuda Triangle in 1945.
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The Triangle

Author : Samuel Whelpley
ISBN : HARVARD:32044077933182
Genre : Antinomianism
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Category: Antinomianism