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The new confessions of an economic hit man, John Perkins

Label
The new confessions of an economic hit man
Title
The new confessions of an economic hit man
Statement of responsibility
John Perkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Featuring 12 explosive new chapters, this new edition of the New York Times bestseller brings the story of Economic Hit Men up-to-date and, chillingly, home to the U. S.--but it also gives us hope and the tools to fight back"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Summary
In a new edition that includes 15 new chapters, a former chief economist at an international consulting firm describes how he and others were paid large sums of money to cheat countries out of trillions of dollars using false economics, bribes, surveillance and even assassination
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10472932
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perkins, John
Dewey number
  • 332/.042092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A BK currents book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perkins, John
  • Perkins, John
  • United States
  • Chas. T. Main, Inc
  • World Bank
  • Chas. T. Main, Inc
  • United States
  • World Bank
  • Intelligence officers
  • Economists
  • Energy consultants
  • Corporations, American
  • Imperialism
  • Imperialism
  • Corporations, American
  • Economists
  • Energy consultants
  • Imperialism
  • Intelligence officers
  • Developing countries
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The new confessions of an economic hit man, John Perkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 343-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The new confessions -- Part I. 1963-1971 -- Dirty business -- An economic hit man is born -- "In for life" -- Indonesia : lessons for an EHM -- Saving a country from communism -- Selling my soul -- Part II. 1971-1975 -- My role as inquisitor -- Civilization on trial -- 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 -- Part III. 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 -- Part IV. 1981-2004 -- 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 -- Part V. 2004-today -- Conspiracy : was I poisoned? -- A jackal speaks : the Seychelles conspiracy -- Ecuador rebels -- Honduras : the CIA strikes -- Your friendly banker as EHM -- Vietnam : lessons in a prison -- Istanbul : tools of modern empire -- A coup against Fundacion Pachamama -- Another EHM banking scandal -- Who are today's economic hit men? -- Who are today's jackals? -- Lessons for China -- What you can do -- Things to do -- Documentation of EHM activity from 2004 to 2015 -- John Perkins personal history
Control code
1519772
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 366 pages
Isbn
9781626566743
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015036436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781626566743
  • (OCoLC)928888768
Label
The new confessions of an economic hit man, John Perkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 343-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The new confessions -- Part I. 1963-1971 -- Dirty business -- An economic hit man is born -- "In for life" -- Indonesia : lessons for an EHM -- Saving a country from communism -- Selling my soul -- Part II. 1971-1975 -- My role as inquisitor -- Civilization on trial -- 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 -- Part III. 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 -- Part IV. 1981-2004 -- 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 -- Part V. 2004-today -- Conspiracy : was I poisoned? -- A jackal speaks : the Seychelles conspiracy -- Ecuador rebels -- Honduras : the CIA strikes -- Your friendly banker as EHM -- Vietnam : lessons in a prison -- Istanbul : tools of modern empire -- A coup against Fundacion Pachamama -- Another EHM banking scandal -- Who are today's economic hit men? -- Who are today's jackals? -- Lessons for China -- What you can do -- Things to do -- Documentation of EHM activity from 2004 to 2015 -- John Perkins personal history
Control code
1519772
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 366 pages
Isbn
9781626566743
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015036436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781626566743
  • (OCoLC)928888768

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