From the Archives: Emile Zola's NANA (Selection of reading; the full version is available from Learn Out Loud: http://www.learnoutloud.com/Catalog/Literature/European-Classics/Nana/14345 ) French naturalist writer Emile Zola tells the story Nana Coupeau's rise from common streetwalker to high-class prostitute in the 1860s -- during the French Second Empire. As early entrants into their markets, they fought their way through chaotic competition by strictly controlling costs and increasing efficiency at every step.
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Candler, Asa Griggs, 1851-1929; Coca-Cola Company, Wilimington, Del.; Emory University. First, the book is worth a mistake or two because it really deserves the widest audience possible. Here the guiding question is, “What are the logical and epistemological characteristics of historical knowledge and historical explanation?” David Hume's empiricism cast a dominant key for almost all subsequent Anglo-American philosophy, and this influence extends to the interpretation of human behavior and the human sciences.
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