A cruise in the U.S. steam frigate Mississippi, Wm. C. Nicholson, captain, to China and Japan, from July, 1857, to February, 1860: William Gragg
This month: Christopher Preble and Malou Innocent on our latest year in Iraq; Carrie Lukas on feminists´ love affair with the State; Matt Welch on why the media mistakenly loves John McCain; Michael D. Tanner on the cost of free health care; Ted Galen Carpenter on Taiwan´s China problem; and Jerry Taylor on the ethanol swindle. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill McGregor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/cato/080201/sp_cato_080201_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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Annual Report of the Municipal Officers of the Town of China:For the Year Ending February 21, 1918 (Classic Reprint) China Maine
Welcome to Forbes for February 28th, 2011 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story, we´ll tell you about ´´Clayton Christensen: The Survivor´´ - Clayton Christensen beat a heart attack, advanced-stage cancer and a stroke in three years. Here´s what he learned about life, death and fixing the health care system. Also, ´´Chambers Challenged´´ - Cisco tried to repeat its business success just as the world became consumer-dominant. Next, ´´The Return of the King´´ - Richard Petty´s Nascar team hit the wall when the economy imploded. Now he´s back and ready for another lap.Then, ´´Need Funding? They´ll Make You Pay´´ - Lendio advises entrepreneurs looking for loans. Is the advice worth the price? We´ll also tell you about, ´´Margin Medicine for Doctors´´ - Robert Novich has a better formula for struggling general practitioners: fewer patients, same money, more fun. Followed by, ´´How To Prevent Burnout?´´ Burnout is a toxic combination of emotional exhaustion and diminished interest in work. Here are five ways to get oxygen to the flame. And in our final story, ´´China´s Secret Weakness´´ - Is historyrepeating itself? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/110228/pe_forb_110228_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Forbes for February 18th, 2013 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story, ´´Retire Rich: The Forbes 2013 Antiretirement Guide – Conventional retirement is rapidly going the way of the Oldsmobile and Saturday mail delivery. Also, ´´Cat Scammed” – How a U.S. Company Blew Half a Billion Dollars in China. We´ll also tell you about, ´´Moneyball for Music: The Rise of Next Big Sound” – Alex White´s Next Big Sound is using advanced statistics to transform a stubborn industry. Sound familiar? Next, ´´Lookout Conquered the Consumer Mobile Security Industry–Now It Just Has to Prove One Exists” – Lookout built a 30 million-user business protecting Google´s phones. Now it has to fend off Google itself. Then, ´´Bone-Based Software Improves How We Design, from Detergent to Tanks” – Today´s most advanced engineering software is taking us back to nature. Followed by, ´´Declining Populations Make Peaceful Neighbors” – Increasing populations can make for aggressive nations. . And in our final story, ´´Business Lessons: Why We Love Sports” – Sports can provide many valuable lessons for business. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/130218/pe_forb_130218_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Forbes for February 27th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story: ´´Comeback Billionaire: How Adelson Dominates Chinese Gambling and U.S. Politics´´ - Near default three years ago, Sheldon Adelson has made more money than anyone in America since, dominating Chinese gambling - and U.S. politics. A full-access tour of his $25 billion comeback. Also, ´´China´s Other Big Gambler´´ - Steve Wynn is trying to bring his Vegas high-roller magic to Macao. But Adelson, for now, is playing the hot hand. Next, ´´The Teen, The Billionaire and the Revolutionary Search Tool´´ - Li Ka-shing is betting 16-year-old Nick D´Aloisio can build a better Google. We´ll also tell you about, ´´Facebook´s Top Cop: Joe Sullivan´´ - Sullivan hunts down the bad guys drawn to the world´s largest social network. How far will be go to keep the site safe--and still protect your privacy? Then, ´´Knewton is Building the World´s Smartest Tutor - Students learn differently, yet they´re taught the same way. Knewton has technology to adapt courses to kids. Followed by, ´´With Facebook IPO, Know What You´re Buying´´ - There are far cheaper ways to bet on the future of the digital economy. And in our final story, ´´Nascar Gets Back on Track´´ - There is optimism in Nascar´s garages after a multiyear slide that saw fans and sponsors abandon the sport. TV ratings for the season increased 10%, attendance at the tracks stabilized and 18 different drivers found the winner´s circle in 2011. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/120227/pe_forb_120227_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book includes a selection of the best papers presented at the Jinan Forum on Geography and Ecological Sustainability held in Guangzhou, China, from 17 to 19 February 2017, as well as several invited papers. It discusses concepts, methods, and applications in geography and ecology with an emphasis on various issues challenging ecological sustainability in China. Chapters are written by leading scholars and researchers from a variety of disciplines including geography, ecology, environmental science and policy, and economics. Case studies are predominantly drawn from Southern China, where nearly four decades of dramatic urbanization has caused economic and ecological strains on land and people. This book will appeal to a wide readership including researchers, upper-division undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals in the fields of sustainability science, geography, ecology, and environmental science and policy.
Welcome to Forbes for February 15th, 2010 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.In the cover story: ´´Is al Qaeda Bankrupt?´´ Desperate for funds, the terrorist group has turned to affiliates that rely more and more on crime.Also, ´´Are Banks Really Refusing to Lend?´´ Those wicked bankers - refusing to lend to small businesses! So say the pols. The reality is something else.Next, ´´Most Valuable REITs´´ - As the dust settles from the crash, some little-known property outfits are coming to the fore.Then, ´´Are the Feds Cracking Down On Online Poker?´´ The biggest stars of poker are playing the ultimate bluffing game with the U.S. government. At stake is the future of online poker and $30 billion of betting.We´ll also tell you about, ´´China´s Porn Trick´´ - China imports much of its pornography, which gives authorities a handy excuse to attack Internet freedom.Followed by, Could Ford Overtake GM? It´s not impossible for General Motors to lose its number one slot. It happened in Canada.And in our final story, ´´That Was Then, This Is Nau´´ – Outdoor clothier Nau was nearly a victim of its own grand vision. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/100215/pe_forb_100215_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Roundtable: Stephen Slivinski and Chris Edwards on out-of-control state and federal spending. Then, Alvaro Vargas Llosa on the inequity of property rights in Latin America; Bruce Bartlett on how big government has hurt the Republican Party; Michael Tanner on the insecurity of Social Security; Ted Galen Carpenter on preventing war between China and Taiwan. Plus, David Boaz on George Washington, the man who would not be king. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill McGregor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/cato/060201/sp_cato_060201_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.