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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
A global pandemic finds millions swarming across the U.S. border. Major American cities are leveled by black-market nukes. China?s growing civil unrest ignites a global showdown. Pakistan?s collapse leads to a hunt for its nuclear weapons. What if the worst that could happen actually happens? How will we respond? Are we prepared? These are the questions... more...
- Pearson Education 2011; US$ 34.99
With more than 900 million consumers, the continent of Africa is one of the world?s fastest growing markets. In Africa Rising , renowned global business consultant Vijay Mahajan reveals this remarkable marketplace as a continent with massive needs and surprising buying power. Crossing thousands of miles across the continent, he shares the... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 37.95 US$ 32.89
In lively and unflinching prose, Eric Cazdyn and Imre Szeman argue that contemporary thought about the world is disabled by a fatal flaw: the inability to think "an after" to globalization. After establishing seven theses (on education, morality, history, future, capitalism, nation, and common sense) that challenge the false promises that sustain this... 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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 6.79
For the first time, the Nobel Prize laureate and "man in the middle" of the planet's most explosive confrontations speaks out?on his dealings with America, negotiations with Iran, reform and democracy in the Middle East, and the prospects for a future free of nuclear weapons. For the past two decades, Mohamed ElBaradei has played a key role in... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 18.00
Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon began working on this book shortly after leaving the National Security Council, where, as director and senior director for counterterrorism, they watched the rise of al-Qaeda and helped coordinate America?s fight against Usama bin Laden and his organization. They warned in articles and interviews about the appearance... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 22.35
Ideas and concepts are arguably the most important legacy of the United Nations. Ahead of the Curve? analyzes the evolution of key ideas and concepts about international economic and social development born or nurtured, refined or applied under UN auspices since 1945. The authors evaluate the policy... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.99
An engaging look at how modern finance almost destroyed our global economy Over the last thirty years, capital markets have been restructured through the tenets of modern finance. This has been enormously profitable for the financial services sector. However, these innovations, coupled with unsound risk and regulatory practices have proved disastrous... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
A fascinating and enlightening look at the world?s oldest and most mysterious institution, written by an American journalist with unparalleled knowledge about the Vatican's past and present. The sexual abuse scandals that shook American and British Catholicism in 2002 brought to light a long-standing cultural gap between the English-speaking Catholic... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 20.95
A rare and powerful story of hope, love, survival,and the struggle to bring back alive a hostage in Iraq Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton were journalists and filmmakers working in Iraq on a documentary about the looting of the country's legendary archaeological sites, with their Iraqi translator Amir Doshi. In the late summer of 2004, they... more...