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Confessions of an economic hit man, John Perkins

Label
Confessions of an economic hit man
Title
Confessions of an economic hit man
Statement of responsibility
John Perkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A former consultant to the U.S. government reveals the inner workings of the high-stakes economic game that encourages Third World economies to borrow money so that major corporations like Halliburton end up getting the contracts
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perkins, John
Dewey number
  • 332/.042/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UB271.U52
LC item number
P47 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perkins, John
  • United States
  • Economists
  • Energy consultants
  • Intelligence officers
  • Chas. T. Main, Inc
  • World Bank
  • Corporations, American
  • Corporations, American
  • Imperialism
  • Imperialism
Label
Confessions of an economic hit man, John Perkins
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1963-1971 -- An economic hit man is born -- "In for life" -- Indonesia: lessons for an EHM -- Saving a country from communism -- Selling my soul -- 1971-1975 -- My role as inquisitor -- Civilization on trial -- Jesus, seen differently -- Opportunity of a lifetime -- Panama's president and hero -- Pirates in the Canal Zone -- Soldiers and prostitutes -- Conversations with the general -- Entering a new and sinister period in economic history -- The Saudi Arabian money-laundering affair -- Pimping, and financing Osama bin Laden -- 1975-1981 -- Panama Canal negotiations and Graham Greene -- Iran's king of kings -- Confessions of a tortured man -- The fall of a king -- Colombia: keystone of Latin America -- American republic versus global empire -- The deceptive résumé -- Ecuador's president battles big oil -- I quit -- 1981-present -- Ecuador's presidential death -- Panama: another presidential death -- My energy company, Enron, and George W. Bush -- I take a bribe -- The United States invades Panama -- An EHM failure in Iraq -- September 11 and its aftermath for me, personally -- Venezuela: saved by Saddam -- Ecuador revisited -- Piercing the veneer
Control code
ocm55138900
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 250 p.
Isbn
9781576753019
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004046353
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55138900
  • (OCoLC)55138900
Label
Confessions of an economic hit man, John Perkins
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1963-1971 -- An economic hit man is born -- "In for life" -- Indonesia: lessons for an EHM -- Saving a country from communism -- Selling my soul -- 1971-1975 -- My role as inquisitor -- Civilization on trial -- Jesus, seen differently -- Opportunity of a lifetime -- Panama's president and hero -- Pirates in the Canal Zone -- Soldiers and prostitutes -- Conversations with the general -- Entering a new and sinister period in economic history -- The Saudi Arabian money-laundering affair -- Pimping, and financing Osama bin Laden -- 1975-1981 -- Panama Canal negotiations and Graham Greene -- Iran's king of kings -- Confessions of a tortured man -- The fall of a king -- Colombia: keystone of Latin America -- American republic versus global empire -- The deceptive résumé -- Ecuador's president battles big oil -- I quit -- 1981-present -- Ecuador's presidential death -- Panama: another presidential death -- My energy company, Enron, and George W. Bush -- I take a bribe -- The United States invades Panama -- An EHM failure in Iraq -- September 11 and its aftermath for me, personally -- Venezuela: saved by Saddam -- Ecuador revisited -- Piercing the veneer
Control code
ocm55138900
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 250 p.
Isbn
9781576753019
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004046353
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55138900
  • (OCoLC)55138900

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