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San Francisco's International Hotel: Mobilizing the Filipino American Community in the Anti-Eviction Movement (Asian American History & Cultu)

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The struggle to save the International Hotel and prevent the eviction of its elderly residents became a focal point in the creation of the contemporary Asian American movement, especially among Filipinos. Like other minorities who were looking for positive models in their past to build an identity movement, Filipino youth found their roots in the stories and lives of the manongs (respected elders), and the anti-eviction movement became a key site for the formation of a distinct Filipino American consciousness. Estella Habal, a student activist during the anti-eviction protests, relates this history within the context of the broader left politics of the era, the urban housing movement, and San Francisco city politics. Ultimately, the hotel was razed, but a new one now occupies the site and commemorates the residents and activists who fought for low-income housing for the elderly and their right to remain in their own community.


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Live At The International Hotel Las Vegas, Nv August 23, 1969 (2Lp/150G/Dl Code/Gatefold) (Rsd)

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Spartacus International Hotel Guide 2017: 16th Edition

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The latest Spartacus International Hotel Guide offers up-to-date information with an extensive selection of photos for more than 900 hotels, guesthouses and apartments in 85 countries. This guide guarantees the gay travellers open-minded owners and staff as well as secure accommodation. The extensive research of all properties makes this popular guide almost unrivalled; a variety of carefully researched facts, up-to-date reviews and especially valuable insider tips simplify the gay holiday feeling!

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International Hotels: Development and Management

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Building the Cold War: Hilton International Hotels and Modern Architecture

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In postwar Europe and the Middle East, Hilton hotels were quite literally "little Americas." For American businessmen and tourists, a Hilton Hotelwith the comfortable familiarity of an English-speaking staff, a restaurant that served cheeseburgers and milkshakes, trans-Atlantic telephone lines, and, most important, air-conditioned modernityoffered a respite from the disturbingly alien. For impoverished local populations, these same features lent the Hilton a utopian aura. The Hilton was a space of luxury and desire, a space that realized, permanently and prominently, the new and powerful presence of the United States.

Building the Cold War examines the architectural means by which the Hilton was written into the urban topographies of the major cities of Europe and the Middle East as an effective representation of the United States. Between 1953 and 1966, Hilton International built sixteen luxury hotels abroad. Often the Hilton was the first significant modern structure in the host city, as well as its finest hotel. The Hiltons introduced a striking visual contrast to the traditional architectural forms of such cities as Istanbul, Cairo, Athens, and Jerusalem, where the impact of its new architecture was amplified by the hotel's unprecedented siting and scale. Even in cities familiar with the Modern, the new Hilton often dominated the urban landscape with its height, changing the look of the city. The London Hilton on Park Lane, for example, was the first structure in London that was higher than St. Paul's cathedral.

In his autobiography, Conrad N. Hilton claimed that these hotels were constructed for profit and for political impact: "an integral part of my dream was to show the countries most exposed to Communism the other side of the cointhe fruits of the free world." Exploring everything the carefully drafted contracts for the buildings to the remarkable visual and social impact on their host cities, Wharton offers a theoretically sophisticated critique of one of the Cold War's first international businesses and demonstrates that the Hilton's role in the struggle against Communism was, as Conrad Hilton declared, significant, though in ways that he could not have imagined.

Many of these postwar Hiltons still flourish. Those who stay in them will learn a great deal about their experience from this new assessment of hotel space.



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A Love Affair in Las Vegas: A Marietta International Hotels Romance

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Does what happens in Vegas truly stay in Vegas? Dawn Jansen has only ever wanted one thing: to provide a life for her daughter in New York City, away from the small-town minds of her family and her upbringing. She has fought hard to finally make it to manager at the Hauteman hotel, and one of her first duties is to attend a conference at the Marietta Las Vegas to learn all she can about running the show. But when she arrives in Las Vegas, her plans to learn as much as she can on a professional level, turns into learning far more about herself than her job. She may get a second-chance at this whole love thing after all. Barnaby Barney Garrison has always had one goal in life: to help people. Hes found his calling as manager of the Marietta Times Square, and since his past failed relationship, has focused all of his energy on being the best manager he can be. This year, that means helping to run the Marietta Hotels second annual Hoteliers Conference in Vegas. But as soon as he notices Dawn in the crowd, his focus instantly splits, his desires for her swift and fierce. When he realizes the attraction is mutual, he doesnt waste any time seducing her to his bed. But when he suspects shes hiding something from him, he worries that maybe hes just destined to attract two-timing women to his life. Can what began as a fling in Vegas turn into something more once theyre home in New York? Or does what happen in Vegas truly stay in Vegas?

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Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation International Issues and Software Applications

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This update of the popular 2001 work, Hotels and Motels: Valuations and Market Studies, expands the discussion to encompass the global hotel market and current issues in the lodging industry. Included with the purchase of this book is Hotel Valuation Software, a valuable tool that appraisers can use to analyze hotel properties in any market. Major topics covered in this text include the development of the hotel industry in Europe, South America, India, China, and the United States supply and demand issues hotel market studies forecasting revenues and expenses the valuation process, and the current state of the lodging industry. A realistic case study is also included to illustrate the concepts discussed and demonstrate the valuation software. Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation: International Issues and Software Applications is unique in that it provides an in-depth, up-to-date, and technologically advanced discussion of the market analysis and valuation of hotels around the world. It contains a wealth of current information that will prove useful to appraisers as well as hotel developers, investors and lenders.

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Update International (SPH-1006) 6" Full-Size Anti-Jam Steam Table Pan

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This Anti-Jam steam table pan has construction of 22 gauge 18/8 stainless steel. Reinforced corner design gives strength and allows space between pans for easy removal. Offers a great fit within steam tables and optimal heating efficiency. This steam pan can and will handle busy kitchens and high-volume buffet service and catering. Built with reinforced corners so that pans do not and will not damage easily. Anti-jam feature also gives plenty of space between pans, making them easily-accessible. Available in full size.

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  • Anti-Jam steam table pan has construction of 22 gauge 18/8 stainless steel
  • Reinforced corner design gives strength and allows space between pans for easy removal
  • Anti-jam feature also gives plenty of space between pans, making them easily-accessible
  • Offers a great fit within steam tables and optimal heating efficiency
  • Steam pan can and will handle busy kitchens and high-volume buffet service and catering


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An Affair Across Times Square: A Marietta International Hotel Novel (Marietta International Hotels Book 2)

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Can what begins as a voyeuristic affair across Times Square develop into something more?

Layla Morgan is tired of getting into trouble, and getting hurt. And she fears her wild nature is going to strike yet again.

But maybe this time, shes finally met the guy that can stand close enough to touch her inner flames, and not get burned.

The man across Times Square seems enthralled by her wildness instead of scared in the face of it. He cant seem to look away as she shows him just how much fun she can have with herself.

After one glance of silky skin and talented fingers, Tyler Lachlan doesnt stand a chance of resisting the delicious distraction of the mystery woman from the Marietta Hotel.

Hes sure theres more to her than her sultry voice and mahogany thighs, but he doesnt know if hes willing to risk his career to find out.

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In Person At The International Hotel Las Vegas Nevada (180 Gram Audiophile Translucent Gold & Blue Swirl Vinyl/Limited Edition/Gatefold Cover & Poster)

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