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Product Description: In 1800, shoes in the United States were made by craftsmen, each trained to create an entire shoe. A century later, shoes were mass-produced in factories employing dozens of machines and specialized workers. Ross Thomson describes this transition from craft to mechanized production in one of the largest American industries of the nineteenth century...read more

Hardcover:

9780807818671 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In 1800, shoes in the United States were made by craftsmen, each trained to create an entire shoe.

Paperback:

9780807857557 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 1, 2012, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1800, shoes in the United States were made by craftsmen, each trained to create an entire shoe.

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Product Description: Here's an original and fascinating new approach to miniature art kits for kids. A mini portfolio with sturdy board covers opens to present an attached spiral-bound art instruction book plus a packet of very unusual drawing paper. Drawing funny cartoon faces comes naturally when kids follow instructions and test their skills on this kit's scratch-off paper...read more
By Tony Potter and Ross Thomson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780764139673 | Act nov sp edition (Barrons Juveniles, May 1, 2008), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Here's an original and fascinating new approach to miniature art kits for kids.

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Product Description: In this book, fifteen prominent scholars of the economy, business, and technology argue that technical change can fruitfully be interpreted as an institutionally structured learning process. These essays show that the analysis of knowledge-generating institutions - including firms, industries, patenting systems, and occupations - provides important insights into the pace, direction, and persistence of technological change...read more
By Ross Thomson (editor)

Hardcover:

9780333556832 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 27, 1993, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: Features 15 contributors who argue that technical change can fruitfully be interpreted as an institutionally-structured learning process.
9780312095918 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 1993, cover price $90.00

Paperback:

9781349228577 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 25, 2016, cover price $199.00 | About this edition: In this book, fifteen prominent scholars of the economy, business, and technology argue that technical change can fruitfully be interpreted as an institutionally structured learning process.

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