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Many Americans, holding fast to the American Dream and the promise of equal opportunity, claim that social class doesn't matter. Yet the ways we talk and dress, our interactions with authority figures, the degree of trust we pl..
How people buy things has changed profoundly—yet the fundamental thinking about consumer decision-making and marketing has not. Most marketers still believe that they can shape consumers’ perception and drive their behavior. In this provocative book, S..
The cross-buying of financial services has become a global trend as a part of the convergenceof financial services. This trend has recently commenced in East Asian countries, such as Taiwan and Korea, where the tremendous growth of these activities has bee..
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In its Latin version, it had a strong influence on the Occidental world. The Syriac version had a similar influence on the Orient and is presented here for the first time in an interlinear form: Greek and Syriac, together with a German and an English trans..
Jack the Ripper: Media, Culture, History collects together some of the best academic work on the most important and sensational murder case of the nineteenth century. Leading scholars in the fields of history, media and cultural studies debate the influenc..
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