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  • The Growth of Firms, Middle East Oil and Other Essays

    1st Edition

    By Edith Penrose

    Published in 1971: At first glance it might seem that the three subjects dealt with in the essays written over the last twenty years and now collected in this volume could hardly be more diverse, beginning with the growth of the firm and moving from the international petroleum industry to the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
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  • Economic Diplomacy

    Embargo Leverage And World Politics, 1st Edition

    By M. S. Daoudi

    This book examines uses of economic resources and raw materials as political leverage in international affairs by investigating the power of oil. It analyzes the Arab oil-producing nations' use of the oil weapon to influence the foreign policy of a number of major Western nations.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Japan's New World Role

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua D. Katz

    This book aims to provide a glimpse into the vital debate among Japanese and Western scholars, policymakers, and private sector leaders concerning Japan's future course—a process with implications extending far beyond Japan to the entire world political system.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Democratization And The Islamist Challenge In The Arab World

    1st Edition

    By Najib Ghadbian

    The rise of Islamic movements in the Arab world over the last decade coincided with a move toward democratization throughout the region, yet after hopeful early signs, progress toward democratization has stalled or has even been reversed in all but a few countries. This book explores the linkages…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Israel's Changing Society

    Population, Ethnicity, And Development, 1st Edition

    By Calvin Goldscheider

    This book provides the most up-to-date assessment of Israel's society today, portraying the country's ethnic diversity, its economy, and demographic changes. Revealing linkages between demographic transformation and socioeconomic change, Goldscheider shows how ethnic group formation emerged in…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • From Plan To Market

    The Economic Transition In Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Adam Fforde

    This clear and accessible text explores Vietnam's successful transition from neo-Stalinist central planning to a market economy—"Vietnamese style." After describing the north Vietnamese system prior to 1975 and its colonial and precolonial antecedents, the authors uncover the mechanisms of that…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • China Briefing, 1985

    1st Edition

    Edited by John S. Major

    China Briefing, 1985 approaches the events of the previous year providing a long-term perspective on the dramatic developments of spring and summer 1984. Senior China specialists examine the student demonstrations and their aftermath in the larger context of the 40-year history of the People's…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Am I A Murderer?

    Testament Of A Jewish Ghetto Policeman, 1st Edition

    By Calel Perechodnik

    This book presents the chronicles of the life of a young Polish Jew, Calel Perechodnik, under the Nazis, including the tragedy of his decision to become a ghetto policeman in a small town near Warsaw in the vain hope of protecting himself and his family from the Nazis.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Bridges To The Future

    Prospects For Peace And Security In Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans-Joachim Spanger

    With the ending of white minority rule in South Africa, the democratic elections in Mozambique and the renewed efforts at a negotiated settlement of civil war in Angola, Southern Africa has entered a new era. Much more is required, however, to ensure lasting peace and security. The states on the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Past

    The Memoir Of His Second Wife, Ch'en Chieh-ju, 1st Edition

    By Ch'en Chieh-ju

    This engrossing memoir tells the fascinating story of one of China's great leaders during the Nationalist revolution of the 1920s and of the woman who paid a staggering price so that he could attain his ambition. The tale begins in 1919 when the thirty-two-year-old Chiang Kai-shek met the naïve…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Deng Xiaoping

    Chronicle Of An Empire, 1st Edition

    By Ruan Ming

    In 1978, Deng Xiaoping, China's paramount leader, launched the economic reforms that turned the world's most populous nation into an economic dynamo. Yet Deng also shaped the destiny of a China that to this day is locked in the iron embrace of the Chinese Communist Party and its ancient,…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Destinies Shared

    U.s.-japanese Relations, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gordon Lauren

    As we approach what is often called the Age of the Pacific one fact is clearly before us: The next century will see the United States and Japan standing together at the dynamic center of a new global economic structure. Together, along with the other advanced nations, we will share-even more than…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

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