The Resource A game as old as empire : the secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption, edited by Steven Hiatt ; introduction by John Perkins, (electronic resource)

A game as old as empire : the secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption, edited by Steven Hiatt ; introduction by John Perkins, (electronic resource)

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A game as old as empire : the secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption
Title
A game as old as empire
Title remainder
the secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption
Statement of responsibility
edited by Steven Hiatt ; introduction by John Perkins
Title variation
Secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption
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Language
eng
Summary
Exposes the secrets of a worldwide web of control, corruption, and plunder. This book tells how bigger powers operate to enrich small elite and corporate coffers while often impoverishing masses of people and creating debt and dependency that economically enslave countries for generations
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CUZ
Dewey number
364.1/323
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD2755.5
LC item number
.G36 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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A BK currents book
A game as old as empire : the secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption, edited by Steven Hiatt ; introduction by John Perkins, (electronic resource)
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A game as old as empire : the secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption, edited by Steven Hiatt ; introduction by John Perkins, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: new confessions and revelations from the world of economic hit men / John Perkins -- Global empire: the web of control / Steven Hiatt -- Selling money-- and dependency: setting the debt trap / S.C. Gwynne -- Dirty money: inside the secret world of offshore banking / John Christensen -- BCCI's double game: banking on America, banking on jihad / Lucy Komisar -- The human cost of cheap cell phones / Kathleen Kern -- Mercenaries on the front lines in the new scramble for Africa / Andrew Rowell and James Marriott -- Hijacking Iraq's oil reserves: economic hit men at work / Greg Muttitt -- The World Bank and the $100 billion question / Steve Berkman -- The Philippines, the World Bank, and the race to the bottom / Ellen Augustine -- Exporting destruction / Bruce Rich -- The mirage of debt relief / James S. Henry -- Global uprising: the web of resistance / Antonia Juhasz
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 310 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781576757987
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(electronic bk.)
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