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  • The Jakarta Method

    The Jakarta Method
    av Vincent Bevins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742406

    In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the largest communist party outside China and the…

  • The Jakarta Method

    The Jakarta Method
    av Vincent Bevins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724006

    In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the largest communist party outside China and the…

  • The Culture Map

    The Culture Map
    av Erin Meyer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392501

    Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own. Renowned expert Erin Meyer is your guid…

  • Poor Economics

    Poor Economics
    av Abhijit Banerjee

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390934

    Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics , Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer th…

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Storm Before the Storm
    av Mike Duncan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724037

    The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. Beginning as a small city-state in central Italy, Rome gradually expanded into a wider world filled with petty tyrants, barbarian chieftains, and despotic…

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Storm Before the Storm
    av Mike Duncan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397216

    The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. After its founding in 509 BCE, Rome grew from an unremarkable Italian city-state to the dominant superpower of the Mediterranean world. Through it all, th…

  • The Dictator's Handbook

    The Dictator's Handbook
    av Alastair Smith

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391849

    For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power. Th…

  • A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears)

    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears)
    av Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788510

    Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road, turned t…

  • When Money Dies

    When Money Dies
    av Adam Fergusson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489946

    When Money Dies is the classic history of what happens when a nation's currency depreciates beyond recovery. In 1923, with its currency effectively worthless (the exchange rate in December of that year was one dollar to 4,200,000,000,000 marks), the…

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
    av Shoshana Zuboff

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395694

    The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior. In this masterwor…

  • A Bright Future

    A Bright Future
    av Joshua S. Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724105

    As climate change begins to take a serious toll on the planet--with much more damage yet to come--a solution to our warming problems is hiding in plain sight. We need to commit to de-carbonizing our economy, and do so immediately, but so far we have…

  • A Bright Future

    A Bright Future
    av Joshua S. Goldstein

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724112

    As climate change begins to take a serious toll on the planet--with much more damage yet to come--a solution to our warming problems is hiding in plain sight. We need to commit to de-carbonizing our economy, and do so immediately, but so far we have…

  • The Great Depression: A Diary

    The Great Depression: A Diary
    av James Ledbetter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489014

    When the stock market crashed in 1929, Benjamin Roth was a young lawyer in Youngstown, Ohio. After he began to grasp the magnitude of what had happened to American economic life, he decided to set down his impressions in his diary. This collection o…

  • Three Famines

    Three Famines
    av Thomas Keneally

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391870

    Through the lens of three of the most devastating food crises in modern history- the Gorta Mor of British-ruled Ireland, the great famine of British-ruled Bengal in 1943, and the string of famines that plagued Ethiopia during the 1970s and 1980s, Bo…

  • The Tragedy of the European Union

    The Tragedy of the European Union
    av George Soros

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394215

    The European Union could soon be a thing of the past. Xenophobia is rampant and commonly reflected in elections across the continent. Great Britain may hold a referendum on whether to abandon the union altogether. Spurred by anti-EU sentiments due t…

  • The Entrepreneurial State (Revised Edition)

    The Entrepreneurial State (Revised Edition)
    av Mariana Mazzucato

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396134

    In this sharp and controversial expose, Mariana Mazzucato debunks the pervasive myth that the state is a laggard, bureaucratic apparatus at odds with a dynamic private sector. She reveals in detailed case studies, including a riveting chapter on the…

  • Creative Construction

    Creative Construction
    av Gary P. Pisano

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398770

    Every company wants to grow, and the most proven way is through innovation. The conventional wisdom is that only disruptive, nimble startups can innovate; once a business gets bigger and more complex corporate arteriosclerosis sets in. Gary Pisano's…

  • The New Arab Wars

    The New Arab Wars
    av Marc Lynch

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397728

    Marc Lynch's last book, The Arab Uprising, described the then ongoing revolutionary change and prospect for the consolidation of democracy in key Arab countries that still seemed possible. But Lynch saw dark signs on the horizon, especially in Syria…

  • The New Arab Wars

    The New Arab Wars
    av Marc Lynch

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396097

    Less than twenty-four months after the hope-filled Arab uprising, the popular movement had morphed into a dystopia of resurgent dictators, failed states, and civil wars. Egypt's epochal transition to democracy ended in a violent military coup. Yemen…

  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758674

  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768130

    The twenty-first century's great geopolitical contest has begun. A major trade war has broken out. American and Chinese naval vessels are having close encounters in the South China Sea. American congressmen and businessmen are cheering their governm…

  • Me, Myself, and Us

    Me, Myself, and Us
    av Brian R Little

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396387

    How does your personality shape your life , and what, if anything, can you do about it?Are you hardwired for happiness, or born to brood? Do you think you're in charge of your future, or do you surf the waves of unknowable fate? Would you be happier…

  • Me, Myself, and Us

    Me, Myself, and Us
    av Brian R Little

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489670

    How does your personality shape your life , and what, if anything, can you do about it?Are you hardwired for happiness, or born to brood? Do you think you're in charge of your future, or do you surf the waves of unknowable fate? Would you be happier…

  • The Match King

    The Match King
    av Frank Partnoy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488123

    At the height of the roaring '20s, Swedish emigre Ivar Kreuger made a fortune raising money in America and loaning it to Europe in exchange for matchstick monopolies. His enterprise was a rare success story throughout the Great Depression. Yet after…

  • The Hacked World Order

    The Hacked World Order
    av Adam Segal

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398725

    For more than three hundred years, the world wrestled with conflicts that arose between nation-states. Nation-states wielded military force, financial pressure, and diplomatic persuasion to create "world order." Even after the end of the Cold War, t…

  • Keeping At It

    Keeping At It
    av Christine Harper

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788312

    Paul Volcker has devoted his life's work to public service and the critical importance of open, disciplined and efficient government. As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987) he literally rescued the American economy from destroying itself, su…

  • Keeping At It

    Keeping At It
    av Christine Harper

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788305

    As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central bankers. That extraordinary feat was just one pivotal episode in a decades-lon…

  • Creating a World Without Poverty

    Creating a World Without Poverty
    av Muhammad Yunus

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486679

    In the last two decades, free markets have swept the globe. But traditional capitalism has been unable to solve problems like inequality and poverty. In Muhammad Yunus' ground-breaking sequel to Banker to the Poor , he outlines the concept of social…

  • Memoirs of an Addicted Brain

    Memoirs of an Addicted Brain
    av Marc Lewis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392334

    Marc Lewis's relationship with drugs began in a New England boarding school where, as a bullied and homesick fifteen-year-old, he made brief escapes from reality by way of cough medicine, alcohol, and marijuana. In Berkeley, California, in its hippi…

  • The Art of Screen Time

    The Art of Screen Time
    av Anya Kamenetz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541750890

    The newest generation of children is exposed to ubiquitous technology, more than any generation that preceded them. They are photographed with smartphones from the moment they're born, and begin interacting with screens at around four months old. Is…

  • The Art of Screen Time

    The Art of Screen Time
    av Anya Kamenetz

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396721

    The newest generation of children is exposed to ubiquitous technology, more than any generation that preceded them. They are photographed with smartphones from the moment they're born, and begin interacting with screens at around four months old. Is…

  • The Signals Are Talking

    The Signals Are Talking
    av Amy Webb

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396660

    Amy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colourful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book for understanding the future. The Signals Are Talking reveals a systemic way of evaluating new i…

  • The Signals Are Talking

    The Signals Are Talking
    av Amy Webb

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788237

    A Washington Post BestsellerWinner of the 2017 Axiom Business Book Award in Business TechnologyAmy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colorful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book fo…

  • Superpower Interrupted

    Superpower Interrupted
    av Michael Schuman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788343

    We in the West routinely ask: 'What does China want?' The answer is quite simple: the superpower status it always had, but briefly lost. In this colorful, informative story filled with fascinating characters, epic battles, influential thinkers, and…

  • The Value of Everything

    The Value of Everything
    av Mariana Mazzucato

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396745

    Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it. This must change to ensure a capitalism that works for us all.Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A scathing indictment of our current global…

  • Boom

    Boom
    av Michael Shnayerson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398404

    Before Damien Hirst stuffed a shark, before Basquiat picked up a spray can, before Andy Warhol started The Factory, a pile of unwanted Jackson Pollocks changed everything. From them emerged the first major modern art dealer. It was 1947, and the art…

  • Rise of the Warrior Cop

    Rise of the Warrior Cop
    av Radley Balko

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394574

    The last days of colonialism taught America's revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter…

  • Destiny Disrupted

    Destiny Disrupted
    av Tamim Ansary

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488130

    We in the west share a common narrative of world history. But our story largely omits a whole civilization whose citizens shared an entirely different narrative for a thousand years. In Destiny Disrupted , Tamim Ansary tells the rich story of world…

  • How to Get Rid of a President

    How to Get Rid of a President
    av David Priess

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788206

    To limit executive power, the Founding Fathers created fixed presidential terms of four years, giving voters regular opportunities to remove their leaders. Americans also discovered more dramatic paths for disempowering--or coming razor-close to rem…

  • How to Get Rid of a President

    How to Get Rid of a President
    av David Priess

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788220

    To limit executive power, the Founding Fathers created fixed presidential terms of four years, giving voters regular opportunities to remove their leaders. Americans also discovered more dramatic paths for disempowering--or coming razor-close to rem…

  • The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown

    The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown
    av Charles Morris

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486914

    Previously published as The Trillion Dollar Meltdown Now fully updated with the latest financial developments, this is the bestselling book that briefly and brilliantly explains how we got into the economic mess that is the Credit Crunch. With the h…

  • The Compatriots

    The Compatriots
    av Andrei Soldatov

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541730168

    From the time of the tsars to the waning days of Communist regime, Russian leaders tried to control the flow of ideas by controlling its citizens' movements. They believed strict limits on travel combined with censorship was the best way to escape t…

  • Ending Parkinson's Disease

    Ending Parkinson's Disease
    av Bastiaan R. Bloem

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724525

    Neurological disorders are now the world's leading source of disability and the fastest growing of these disorders is Parkinson disease. Between 1990 and 2015 the number of people with Parkinson's doubled to over 6 million and is projected to double…

  • Ending Parkinson's Disease

    Ending Parkinson's Disease
    av Bastiaan R. Bloem

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724501

    In this "must-read" guide (Lonnie Ali), four leading doctors and advocates offer a bold action plan to prevent, care for, and treat Parkinson's disease-one of the great health challenges of our time. Brain diseases are now the world's leading source…

  • Tower of Basel

    Tower of Basel
    av Adam Lebor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393812

    Tower of Basel is the first investigative history of the world's most secretive global financial institution. Based on extensive archival research in Switzerland, Britain, and the United States, and in-depth interviews with key decision-makers,inclu…

  • The President's Book of Secrets

    The President's Book of Secrets
    av David Priess

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397698

    "One of the most interesting, exhilarating, and informative aspects of the presidency was my time with the CIA analysts and my PDB briefers." -George W. Bush, correspondence with the author, November 2012. Every day, a member of the CIA presents to…

  • The Myth of Experience

    The Myth of Experience
    av Emre Soyer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742055

    Experience is a great teacher-except when it isn't. Our personal experience is key to who we are and what we do. We judge others by their experience and are judged by ours. Society venerates experience. From doctors to teachers to managers to presid…

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758018

    Every business faces the existential threat of competitors producing cheaper copies. Even patent filings, market dominance and financial resources can't shield them from copycats. So what can we do--and, what can we learn from companies that have en…

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398817

    In a book of narrative history and practical strategy, IMD professor of management and innovation Howard Yu shows that succeeding in today's marketplace is no longer just a matter of mastering copycat tactics, companies also need to leap across know…

  • Backstabbing for Beginners (Media tie-in)

    Backstabbing for Beginners (Media tie-in)
    av Michael Soussan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588629

    A Wall Street Journal best book of the year "What made this episode in our collective history possible was not so much the lies we told one another, but the lies we told ourselves."A recent Brown University graduate, Michael Soussan was elated when…

  • They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky (10-Year Anniversary REISSUE)

    They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky (10-Year Anniversary REISSUE)
    av Alephonsion Deng

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395984

    Christopher Award Winner Los Angeles Times Bestseller Washington Post Top 100 Books of the Year SelectionA stunning literary survival story of three young Sudanese boys, two brothers and a cousin,hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a moving, beautifu…

  • The Big Nine

    The Big Nine
    av Amy Webb

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541773738

    We like to think that we are in control of the future of "artificial" intelligence. The reality, though, is that we--the everyday people whose data powers AI--aren't actually in control of anything. When, for example, we speak with Alexa, we contrib…

  • The Political Brain

    The Political Brain
    av Drew Westen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485733

    The Political Brain is a ground-breaking investigation into the role of emotion in determining the political life of the nation. For two decades Drew Westen, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, has explored a theory of the mi…

  • The Billionaire Who Wasn't

    The Billionaire Who Wasn't
    av Conor O'Clery

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393348

    This substantially updated edition of the Business Week bestseller and an Economist Best Book of the year" tells the story of the secretive billionaire-turned-philanthropist, who is determined to give away his fortune before he dies.Chuck Feeney was…

  • The Revenge of Analog

    The Revenge of Analog
    av David Sax

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398213

    A funny thing happened on the way to the digital utopia. We've begun to fall back in love with the very analog goods and ideas the tech gurus insisted that we no longer needed. Businesses that once looked outdated, from film photography to brick-and…

  • The Revenge of Analog

    The Revenge of Analog
    av David Sax

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395717

    The more advanced our digital technologies, the more we come to realize that reality rules. David Sax reassures us surviving members of team human that material existence is alive and well, and makes a compelling case for the reclamation of terra fi…

  • Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised In Brief, 3rd edition

    Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised In Brief, 3rd edition
    av Henry Robert Robert

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541797703

    A short, concise and user-friendly guide to the essential procedures of conducting a meeting, written by the authors of Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, the only authorized edition of the classic work on parliamentary procedure Originally publ…

  • Murdoch's World

    Murdoch's World
    av David Folkenflik

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394086

  • Murdoch's World

    Murdoch's World
    av David Folkenflik

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390897

    Rupert Murdoch is the most significant media tycoon the English-speaking world has ever known. No one before him has trafficked in media influence across those nations so effectively, nor has anyone else so singularly redefined the culture of news a…

  • The Nazi and the Psychiatrist

    The Nazi and the Psychiatrist
    av Jack El-Hai

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394635

    In 1945, after his capture at the end of the Second World War, Hermann Goering arrived at an American-run detention centre in war-torn Luxembourg, accompanied by sixteen suitcases and a red hatbox. The suitcases contained all manner of paraphernalia…

  • West of the West

    West of the West
    av Mark Arax

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489830

    Teddy Roosevelt once exclaimed,"When I am in California, I am not in the West. I am west of the West," and in this book, Mark Arax spends four years travelling up and down the Golden State to explore its singular place in the world. This is Californ…

  • Not for the Faint of Heart

    Not for the Faint of Heart
    av Wendy R. Sherman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588148

    Few people have sat across from the Iranians and the North Koreans at the negotiating table. Wendy Sherman has done both. During her time as the lead US negotiator of the historic Iran nuclear deal and throughout her distinguished career, Wendy Sher…

  • Not for the Faint of Heart

    Not for the Faint of Heart
    av Wendy R. Sherman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588162

    The art of diplomacy requires courage, persistence, and above all, authenticity. In Not for the Faint of Heart, Ambassador Wendy Sherman argues that we can all learn to put these qualities to work in our lives. In this book, Sherman shares stories o…

  • Blind Man's Bluff

    Blind Man's Bluff
    av Christopher Drew

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393584

    Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Blind Man's Bulff is a dramatic, and riveting history. Over the course of five years, investigative reporters Sherry Sontag and Chris Drew interviewed hundre…

  • Crash Override

    Crash Override
    av Zoe Quinn

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398084

    You've heard the stories about the dark side of the internet--hackers, #gamergate, anonymous mobs attacking an unlucky victim, and revenge porn--but they remain just that: stories. Surely these things would never happen to you.Zoe Quinn used to feel…