Read alsoSplendeurs et misères des courtisanes
Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes est un roman de l'écrivain français Honoré de Balzac (1799 - 1850). Il met en scène les aspects souterrains de la société, en explorant le monde du crime et de la prostitution. Ce livre numérique…
Drohan traces the modern roots of corporate armed force, beginning with Cecil Rhodes’ British South Africa Company, which at the turn of the century built its own army. Also included is the stranger-than-fiction tale of ex-MI5 spymaster Sir Percy Sillitoe, who was hired by the De Beers diamond king to prevent the Soviet Union from acquiring smuggled diamonds in order to develop the hydrogen bomb. These accounts read like adventure stories in the tradition of Rudyard Kipling and Ian Fleming, but they are essential reading for anyone interested in the effects of unfettered multinational influence. Making a Killing provides a road map for corporations, policy makers and investors struggling to come to terms with their roles in today’s increasingly globalized world.