Edison and the Rise of Innovation
Drawing on documents and photographs in the vast collections of the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, this book offers a richly illustrated study of the life and achievements of Thomas Edison (1847–1931), describing the ground-breaking innovations and inventions – particularly the phonograph and commercial electric light and power systems – that changed the world, but also focusing on his laboratories, his approach to business and how he revolutionized the way we develop new technologies. Foreword by Bill Gates.
Reeds Dictionary of Shipping and Marine Finance
Invaluable for keeping abreast of the terminology and jargon of the shipping world, this dictionary explains the meanings of hundreds of words, acronyms and abbreviations in common use in the shipping and marine finance industries. Among the topics it covers are maritime and port economics, specific American terms, financial terms and definitions of ship's crew job titles.
Cassell English-Japanese Business Dictionary
This reference work provides a comprehensive and specialized business vocabulary in a practical and accessible format. Over 15,000 business terms are arranged by topic, with the English words listed alphabetically within each topic for easy reference. Each Japanese term is given in both the native script and its romanized form.