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- Scribner 2010; US$ 16.00
Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that our government cannot reverse and about which the average American knows nothing. The most potent force in global commerce today is not the... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
A powerful investigation of the story and individuals behind America?s refusal to acknowledge international law and an inquiry into the urgent role of international criminal justice from the award-winning, bestselling author of Long Shadows . In this groundbreaking investigation, Erna Paris explores the history of global justice, the politics behind... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 18.00
This essential collection contains the best of Gwynne Dyer?s writing on the post?September 11 world. Since 1973, writer, historian and filmmaker Gwynne Dyer has written a widely syndicated newspaper column on international affairs, regularly published in 45 countries. With Every Mistake is not only a collection of the very best of Dyer?s recent... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 23.00
A dramatic and compelling journey into the dark heart of globalization. What happens when multinational corporations decide that the use of armed force is just business by other means? In Making a Killing , Madelaine Drohan looks at the shocking number of companies that have linked up with mercenaries, warlords, armies and private militias in order... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 20.00
In his previous books, The Bill from the China Shop and China and America: A Time of Reckoning , Charles Dumas was the first to identify the existence and potential impact of the Eurasian Savings Glut - most importantly how it would push US mortgage borrowing to excess, precipitating the global credit crisis. As we now strive to rescue the international... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2013; US$ 16.50
On November 10, 1995, Nigeria?s military dictatorship executed nine environmental activists. Among them was Ken Saro-Wiwa, the charismatic spokesman of the Ogoni people, whose land in the fertile Niger River delta has been grotesquely polluted by the Royal Dutch Shell Corporation. During Ken?s incarceration, his brother, Dr. Owens Wiwa, fought valiantly... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 20.99
In recent years, popular wisdom has held that opening American markets to Chinese goods was the best way to promote democracy in Beijing---that the Communist Party's grip would quickly weaken as increasingly affluent Chinese citizens embraced American values. That popular wisdom was wrong . As Eamonn Fingleton shows in this devastating book, instead... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 19.95
As the fiftieth anniversary of the People's Republic of China approaches on October 1, 1999, Jan Wong reflects on her body of work as a foreign correspondent there. Despite the fact that everything is changing, she discovers that not much really changes, and what she wrote several years ago about love, work and living still holds, as do the conflicts... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 25.00
In 1993, Canadian peacekeepers in Croatia were plunged into the most significant fighting Canada had seen since the Korean War. Their extraordinary heroism was covered up and forgotten. The ghosts of that battlefield have haunted them ever since. Canadian peacekeepers in Medak Pocket, Croatia, found no peace to keep in September 1993. They engaged... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 17.58
The growth of countries such as India, China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and Kenya is generating a new landscape. The tallest buildings, biggest dams, highest-grossing movies and most advanced mobile phones are now all being made outside Europe and the United States. Countries that previously lacked polotical confidence and national pride are finding... more...