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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 28.99
Contents Introduction 1. The First Era of Globalization 2. Economic Warfare, 1914-1918 3. The Failure of Economic Isolationism 4. Economic Warfare, 1939-1945 5. Pax Americana and the Second Era of Globalization 6. The End of Pax Americana? Notes Bibliography Acknowledgments Index more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 15.00
Robert Baer was known inside the CIA as perhaps the best operative working the Middle East. Over several decades he served everywhere from Iraq to New Delhi and racked up such an impressive list of accomplishments that he was eventually awarded the Career Intelligence Medal. But if his career was everything a spy might aspire to, his personal life... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 28.99
Former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos provides a fascinating glimpse inside his country's meteoric rise on the world stage. A leader in the underground resistance movement against Augusto Pinochet and his Dirty War, Ricardo Lagos burst onto the national stage in 1988 when he gave a speech denouncing the dictator, the first of its kind. Revolution... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00
Asia?s Cauldron is a short book with a powerful thesis, and it stands out for its clarity and good sense from the great mass of Western writing on what Chinese politicians have taken to calling their ?peaceful development.? If you are doing business in China, traveling in Southeast Asia or just obsessing about geopolitics, you will want to read it.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever. Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, beginning a succession crisis marked... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2003; Not Available
This mesmerizing portrait of a proud man who, through three decades and successive repressive regimes, heroically braved persecution to bring books to the people of Kabul has elicited extraordinary praise throughout the world and become a phenomenal international bestseller. The Bookseller of Kabul is startling in its intimacy and its details - a... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
?I am not interested in why man commits evil; I want to know why he does good.? ? Vaclav Havel What makes a poor, small-town journalist stay on a story even though threatened with certain death, and offered handsome rewards for looking the other way? Over four years, Terry Gould has travelled to Colombia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Russia and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 16.99
Francis Bok is twenty-three-years old and an Associate at the Boston-based American Anti-Slavery Group (AASG). In 2000, he became the first escaped slave to testify before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in hearings on Sudan. He speaks throughout the United States, has been featured in The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor,... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 22.00
The health-sciences equivalent of Thomas Friedman's bestseller The World is Flat , this inspiring and revelatory book by two of today's finest scientists shows how advances in global health will transform lives -- particularly in the developing world -- over the next decade. The Grandest Challenge begins with a simple premise: that every person's... more...
- Random House of Canada 2011; US$ 19.95
A darkly comic recollection of a country that no longer exists, and a lyrical examination of the importance of taking a stand when it counts. Set against a backdrop of horrific world events, this is narrative non-fiction at its best. To a young boy growing up poor but happy in an industrial town in Serbia, politics means many national holidays that... more...