Quicklet on Eric Schlosser s Fast Food Nation

Quicklet on Eric Schlosser s Fast Food Nation
Author: Chandni Rathod
Release: 2012-07-30
Editor: Hyperink Inc
Pages: 45
ISBN: 9781614646358
Language: en
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ABOUT THE BOOK “Hundreds of millions of people buy fast food every day without giving it much thought, unaware of the subtle and not so subtle ramifications of their purchases. They rarely consider where this food came from, how it was made, what it is doing to the community around them. They just grab their tray off the counter, find a table, take a seat, unwrap the paper, and dig in. The whole experience is transitory and soon forgotten. I've written this book out of a belief that people should know what lies behind the shiny, happy surface of every fast food transaction. They should know what really lurks between those sesame-seed buns.” Published in 2001, Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal explores the dark underbelly of fast food production in the United States. An award-winning journalist and contributor to Atlantic Monthly, Schlosser developed the book from a series of articles for Rolling Stone magazine. Rolling Stone asked Schlosser to find out where fast food came from. As someone who enjoyed indulging in fries and hamburgers, Schlosser was initially reluctant to take on the assignment. As he began to research the history and formation of the fast food industry, he became increasingly curious about how the industry gained power and influence on America’s agricultural landscape and food culture. With over 50 pages of research notes included at the end of the book, the author defends his points with thorough analysis from various legal investigations, interviews, and journal articles. Schlosser artfully weaves sarcasm with gritty investigative journalism to demonstrate how corporations and greed have corrupted the food system in America. Schlosser’s book was a New York Times bestseller for over two years and has sold over 1.4 million print copies. In 2006, Fast Food Nation became a fictionalized film directed by Richard Linklater, which was featured at the Cannes Film Festival. However, the book and film were not met without criticism from trade industry producers of beef, potatoes, and restaurant chains like McDonald's. The Wall Street Journal reported in 2006 that various organizations were trying to create campaigns against Schlosser’s allegations in the book that fast food consumption contributes to obesity and fostered corruption in the nation’s agricultural system. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK The author playfully muses that, should America be attacked in the future, Cheyenne Mountain may be the only place with artifacts of our civilization – “Burger King wrappers, hardened crusts of Cheesy Bread, Barbeque Wings bones, and the red, white, and blue of a Domino’s pizza box.” What started as a small food stand in southern California has now spread all over the nation. Schlosser says fast food “has infiltrated every nook and cranny of American society.” Shockingly, Americans spend more today on fast food than higher education, computers, or new cars. Schlosser estimates, “On any given day in the United States about one-quarter of the country’s adult population visits a fast food restaurant.” The author argues that the powerful rise of fast food industry happened quickly and “not only transformed the American diet, but also out landscape, economy, workforce, and popular culture.” Importantly, Schlosser draws parallels between Cheyenne Mountain and today’s fast food industry.

Sarah s Yummiest Food

Sarah s Yummiest Food
Author: Madeline Beale
Release: 2016-10-15
Editor: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
Pages: 29
ISBN: 9789814771511
Language: en
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Sarah is a little girl of three years, born to a multicultural family. As she grows up, she is introduced to many varieties of cuisine based on her family’s heritage: naan and curries from India, rice from around Asia and pasta from Western cultures. Sarah loves to eat all types of food, but how will she decide which is her favourite? Discover how Sarah finds something simple and special about her individuality and what she decides is her yummiest, favourite food. This title is part of a 4-book series that follows the protagonist Sarah’s experiences growing up in an extended multi-cultural family

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Author: Herbert Puchta,Jeff Stranks,Günter Gerngross,C. Holzmann,Peter Lewis-Jones
Release: 2014-03
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 94
ISBN: 1107684242
Language: en
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MORE! Second edition is a four-level English course from highly respected authors that inspires young teenagers to learn. In addition to extra practice in reading, writing, vocabulary, listening and grammar, including a useful grammar review section in the back of the book, the Workbook helps teenagers develop learning and exam skills with dedicated 'Learning to Learn' and exam skills sections.

An A to Z of Almost Everything

An A to Z of Almost Everything
Author: Trevor Montague
Release: 2003
Editor: Little Brown GBR
Pages: 1348
ISBN: 0316725870
Language: en
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In this new edition, the original topics have been brought up to date, added to and elaborated upon: Abbreviations, for example, now includes an essential array of chat room acronyms: Fashion boasts a complete list of British Hairdressers of the Year; and Music features a comprehensive listing of every top-ten single in the last forty years. And there are a wealth of new subjects to be discovered and enjoyed too, from the Top Tens of 2002 to world coins and paper money, bingo calls to crime and punishment, the Mr Men books to the works of Charles Dickens. What can be Big Boy, Early Girl or Supersonic? Which British Prime Minister links John Lennon and Gary Lineker? Which classic novel begins 'Now, what I want is facts'? (See Reviews for Answers) This monumental work of reference is a must-have title on your bookshelf - both an enjoyable book to dip into and a cornucopia of sheer fact.

Sarah s Great Adventures

Sarah s Great Adventures
Author: Madeline Beale
Release: 2016-10-15
Editor: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
Pages: 29
ISBN: 9789814771535
Language: en
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Sarah is a little girl of three years, born to a very large multicultural family. While Sarah lives in Singapore, some of her family live in Australia, Malaysia and England, and she loves to visit them all! Exploring the various amazing countries has allowed Sarah to experience things she would not have been able to in her home country. Learn how Sarah comes to see that home is still the most special, even as her view of the world widens through her travels. This title is part of a 4-book series that follows the protagonist Sarah’s experiences growing up in an extended multi-cultural family

Sarah s BFF

Sarah s BFF
Author: Madeline Beale
Release: 2016-10-15
Editor: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
Pages: 29
ISBN: 9789814771528
Language: en
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Sarah is a little girl of three years, starting kindergarten. There, she begins to experience all of the fun of learning how to read, dance, speak a new language and make great friendships. She also finds a best friend, Tyrone. They do everything together. Then one day, three years later, Tyrone tells Sarah that he is moving away. See how Sarah handles this difficult situation and how they remain BFFs. This title is part of a 4-book series that follows the protagonist Sarah’s experiences growing up in an extended multi-cultural family

The New Rules of Marketing and PR

The New Rules of Marketing and PR
Author: David Meerman Scott
Release: 2010-01-15
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780470606636
Language: en
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A completely revised and updated edition of the BusinessWeek bestseller on effective, modern marketing and PR best practices The New Rules of Marketing and PR shows you how to leverage the potential that Web-based communication offers your business. Finally, you can speak directly to customers and buyers, establishing a personal link with the people who make your business work. This new second edition paperback keeps you up-to-date on the latest trends. New case studies and current examples are included to illustrate the very latest in marketing and PR trends Completely updated to reflect the latest marketing and PR techniques using social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube Includes a step-by-step action plan for harnessing the power of the Internet to communicate directly with buyers, increase sales, and raise online visibility David Meerman Scott is a renowned online marketing strategist, keynote speaker and the author of World Wide Rave, from Wiley The New Rules of Marketing and PR, Second Edition gives you all the information you need to craft powerful and effective marketing messages and get them to the right people at the right moment-at a fraction of the price of a traditional marketing campaign.

The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club

The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club
Author: Old Edinburgh Club
Release: 1916
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015048383155
Language: en
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Volumes for include Reports of the annual meetings.

British Summer Time Begins

British Summer Time Begins
Author: Ysenda Maxtone Graham
Release: 2020-07-09
Editor: Little, Brown Book Group
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781408710548
Language: en
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British Summer Time Begins is about summer holidays of the mid-twentieth century and how they were spent, as recounted to Ysenda Maxtone-Graham in vividly remembered detail by people who were there. Through this prism, it paints a revealing portrait of twentieth-century Britain in summertime: how we were, how families functioned, what houses and gardens and streets were like, what journeys were like, and what people did all day in their free time. It explores their expectations, hopes, fears and habits, the rules or lack of rules under which they lived, their happiness and sadness, their sense of being treasured or neglected - all within living memory, from pre-war summers to the late 1970s. Ysenda takes us back to the long stretch of time from the last days of June till the early days of September - those months when the term-time self was cast off and you could become the person you really were, and you had (if you were lucky) enough hours in the endless succession of days to become good at the things that would later define your adulthood. The 'showpiece' part of the summer holidays was 'the summer holiday', when families took off to the seaside, or to grandparents' houses teeming with cousins, or on early package holidays to France or Spain, siblings wedged into the back of small cars, roof-racks clattering, mothers preparing picnics. British Summer Time Begins is as much about the long weeks either side of that holiday as the trip itself: the weeks when nothing much officially happened, boredom often lurked nearby, and you vanished for hours on end, nobody much knowing or even caring where you were. Could it be that those unscheduled days were actually the most important and formative of your life? From the author of the beloved Terms & Conditions, British Summer Time Begins is a delightful, nostalgic and joyous celebration of summers.

The Painted Ceilings of Scotland 1550 1650

The Painted Ceilings of Scotland  1550 1650
Author: M. R. Apted
Release: 1966
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 136
ISBN: UCAL:B4584082
Language: en
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A descritpion of ceilings recorded by the Ministry of Public Building and Works.

Inbound Marketing

Inbound Marketing
Author: Brian Halligan,Dharmesh Shah
Release: 2009-10-19
Editor: Wiley
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0470499311
Language: en
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Stop pushing your message out and start pulling your customers in Traditional "outbound" marketing methods like cold-calling, email blasts, advertising, and direct mail are increasingly less effective. People are getting better at blocking these interruptions out using Caller ID, spam protection, TiVo, etc. People are now increasingly turning to Google, social media, and blogs to find products and services. Inbound Marketing helps you take advantage of this change by showing you how to get found by customers online. Inbound Marketing is a how-to guide to getting found via Google, the blogosphere, and social media sites. • Improve your rankings in Google to get more traffic • Build and promote a blog for your business • Grow and nurture a community in Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. • Measure what matters and do more of what works online The rules of marketing have changed, and your business can benefit from this change. Inbound Marketing shows you how to get found by more prospects already looking for what you have to sell.

The Maiden City and the Western Ocean

The Maiden City and the Western Ocean
Author: Sholto Cooke
Release: 1969
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 223
ISBN: LCCN:lc62067766
Language: en
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The Land of Maybe

The Land of Maybe
Author: Tim Ecott
Release: 2020-03-12
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781780724232
Language: en
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Following the natural cycle of the year, The Land of Maybe captures the essence of the 18 mysterious Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic. Here, a fast disappearing world is home to a close-knit society where just 50,000 people share Viking roots and a unique language. Buffeted by the elements in a volatile environment, the Faroese still hunt seabirds, herd pilot whales and eat mutton fermented in the salt winds that howl across dark fjords. A passionate naturalist, Ecott immerses himself in this starkly beautiful landscape, revealing a way of life that maintains a deep connection to the past. The Land of Maybe offers a refuge from the freneticism of the modern world, and confronts some of the biggest challenges we face in trying to live in peace with nature.

Handbook for Motion Picture and Stereopticon Operators

Handbook for Motion Picture and Stereopticon Operators
Author: C Francis (Charles Francis) Jenkins
Release: 2021-09-09
Editor: Legare Street Press
Pages: 150
ISBN: 1014186935
Language: en
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Walking the Great North Line

Walking the Great North Line
Author: Robert Twigger
Release: 2020-04-23
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781474609074
Language: en
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Robert Twigger, poet and travel author, was in search of a new way up England when he stumbled across the Great North Line. From Christchurch on the South Coast to Old Sarum to Stonehenge, to Avebury, to Notgrove barrow, to Meon Hill in the midlands, to Thor's Cave, to Arbor Low stone circle, to Mam Tor, to Ilkley in Yorkshire and its three stone circles and the Swastika Stone, to several forts and camps in Northumberland to Lindisfarne (plus about thirty more sites en route). A single dead straight line following 1 degree 50 West up Britain. No other north-south straight line goes through so many ancient sites of such significance. Was it just a suggestive coincidence or were they built intentionally? Twigger walks the line, which takes him through Birmingham, Halifax and Consett as well as Salisbury Plain, the Peak district, and the Yorkshire moors. With a planning schedule that focused more on reading about shamanism and beat poetry than hardening his feet up, he sets off ever hopeful. He wild-camps along the way, living like a homeless bum, with a heart that starts stifled but ends up soaring with the beauty of life. He sleeps in a prehistoric cave, falls into a river, crosses a 'suicide viaduct' and gets told off by a farmer's wife for trespassing; but in this simple life he finds woven gold. He walks with others and he walks alone, ever alert to the incongruities of the edgelands he is journeying through.

Lamia Isabella The Eve of St Agnes and Other Poems

Lamia  Isabella  The Eve of St  Agnes  and Other Poems
Author: John Keats
Release: 1820
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 199
ISBN: UCD:31175035208167
Language: en
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Scientific Advertising

Scientific Advertising
Author: Claude C. Hopkins
Release: 2007-12-01
Editor: Cosimo, Inc.
Pages: 92
ISBN: 9781605200453
Language: en
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American advertising pioneer CLAUDE C. HOPKINS (1866-1932) is still renowned today for developing such marketing innovations as coded coupons that could be used to track the success of varying offers. His methods are still prized for their efficacy today. In this groundbreaking 1923 work, written after he retired as president and chairman of one of the world's biggest ad agencies, Hopkins shares the secrets of successful marketing that are just as relevant today as they were almost a century ago. Learn: . how advertising laws are established . the importance of just salesmanship . why businesses must offer service . mail order advertising: what it teaches . what makes headlines effective . understanding customer psychology . how to use art in advertising . how to use samples . the best way to test campaigns . the impact of negative advertising . and much more.

Secret Carnival Workers

Secret Carnival Workers
Author: Paul Haines
Release: 2007
Editor: Coach House Books
Pages: 232
ISBN: 0978342607
Language: en
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Secret Carnival Workers is the first volume to bring together Paul Haines’ poems, short fiction and music journalism – influenced by jazz, Dada and the Surrealists – in all its complex and creative breadth. Including uncollected fictions, epigrammatic poems and lyrics and writings on music composed between 1955 and 2002, this book finally places a major talent under the spotlight.

Audiotopia

Audiotopia
Author: Josh Kun
Release: 2005-11
Editor: Univ of California Press
Pages: 302
ISBN: 9780520244245
Language: en
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“With Audiotopia, Kun emerges as a pre-eminent analyst, interpreter, and theorist of inter-ethnic dialogue in US music, literature, and visual art. This book is a guide to how scholarship will look in the future—the first fully realized product of a new generation of scholars thrown forth by tumultuous social ferment and eager to talk about the world that they see emerging around them.”—George Lipsitz, author of Time Passages: Collective Memory and American Popular Culture "The range and depth of Audiotopia is thrilling. It's not only that Josh Kun knows so much-it's that he knows what to make of what he knows."—Greil Marcus, author of Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the 20th Century "The way Josh Kun writes about what he hears, the way he unravels word, sound, and power is breathtaking, provocative, and original. A bold, expansive, and lyrical book, Audiotopia is a record of crossings, textures, tangents, and ideas you will want to play again and again."—Jeff Chang, author of Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

An American Travesty

An American Travesty
Author: Franklin E. Zimring
Release: 2009-03-02
Editor: University of Chicago Press
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9780226983592
Language: en
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An American Travesty is the first scholarly book in half a century to analyze the justice system’s response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States. Writing with a refreshing dose of common sense, Franklin E. Zimring discusses our society's failure to consider the developmental status of adolescent sex offenders. Too often, he argues, the American legal system ignores age and developmental status when adjudicating young sexual offenders, in many cases responding as they would to an adult. “An opinionated, articulate, and forceful critique of current politics and practices. . . . I would recommend this book for anyone interested in rethinking the fundamental questions of how our courts and systems should respond to these cases.”—Law and Politics Book Review “One of the most important new books in the field of juvenile justice. . . . Zimring offers a thoughtful, research-based analysis of what went wrong with legal policy development.”—Barry Krisberg, President, National Council on Crime and Delinquency