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A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent WorldMcGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80
In 2006, world oil consumption will exceed one thousand barrels per second. The news marks an important change that will have a far-reaching impact on world economies, investments, and business profitability. In A Thousand Barrels a Second , Chief Energy Economist of ARC Financial Peter Tertzakian examines the future of oil and offers insights into... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Grand explanations of how to understand the complex twenty-first-century world have all fallen short?until now. In The Second World, the brilliant young scholar Parag Khanna takes readers on a thrilling global tour, one that shows how America?s dominant moment has been suddenly replaced by a geopolitical marketplace wherein the European Union and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
As the world's largest democracy and a rising international economic power, India has long been heralded for its great strides in technology and trade. Yet it is also plagued by poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, and a vast array of other social and economic issues. Here, noted journalist and former Financial Times South Asia bureau chief Edward... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book explores the complex issue of international ethics in the two dominant schools of thought in international relations; Liberalism and Realism. Both theories suffer from an inability to integrate the ethical and pragmatic dimensions of foreign policy. Liberal policy makers often suffer from moral blindness and a tendency toward coercion... more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 16.99
To be a moral witness is perhaps the highest calling of journalism, and in this unforgettable, highly readable account of contemporary slavery, author Benjamin Skinner travels around the globe to personally tell stories that need to be told -- and heard. As Samantha Power and Philip Gourevitch did for genocide, Skinner has now done for modern-day... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
Old Europe?s new crisis. Europe, the charming continent of windmills and gondolas. But lately, Europe has become the continent of endless strikes and demonstrations, bombs on the trains and subways, radical Islamic cells in every city, and ghettos so hopeless and violent even the police won?t enter them. In Spain, a terrorist attack prompts instant... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.00
When peace talks between Palestinian and Israeli leaders collapsed at Camp David in 2000, a conflict as bloody as any that had ever occurred between the two peoples began. Now David Horovitz?editor of The Jerusalem Report ?explores the quotidian and profound effects this conflict and its attendant terrorism have had on the lives of ordinary men, women... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick?s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years?a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung, the unchallenged... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 18.95 US$ 13.27
A journalist travels the world to trace the origins of our clothes When journalist and traveler Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his clothes came from and who made them, he began a journey that would take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and back again. Where Am I Wearing? intimately describes the connection between impoverished... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 18.99
First came the postwar High, then the Awakening of the '60s and '70s, and now the Unraveling. This audacious and provocative book tells us what to expect just beyond the start of the next century. Are you ready for the Fourth Turning? Strauss and Howe will change the way you see the world--and your place in it. In The Fourth Turning, they apply... more...