Landes scorns "the thought control that proved a curse in Islam" and attributes to it the Muslim lack of invention - including forgetting the wheel.
Landes argues, as did Mary Wollstonecraft, that (northern) European freedom for women, at least relative to purdah and footbinding, made for economic growth.
When Landes speaks on the subjects of his other three books - 19th-century Egyptian finance, technical change in the past 200 years, clocks in history - you believe him.
Also on the management team are Eric Bell, Melvyn Bell's son and the park's controller; Doug Story, the long-time director of operations; John Bryant, director of food services; Suzanne Holcomb, group sales manager; and Landes.
Bryant has been with Magic Springs just a year; Holcomb and Landes are brand new to their jobs, although Landes worked as summer help at the park throughout high school and college.
Gear, Landes was instrumental in launching the highly successful ``L.
The popularity and breadth of the Internet has transformed Web sites from mere novelty items to essential marketing tools that allow businesses to reach a targeted demographic while expanding their sales base,'' said Landes.
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Main features: Collection, treatment and recycling of paper and cardboard waste produced by various departments of Landes
Main features: technical inspection mission to build an Alzheimer village in the Landes department
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