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Author Perkins, John, 1945-

Title Confessions of an economic hit man / John Perkins.

Published San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  330.0973 PERK    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xxi, 250 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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 re⁺١sume⁺١ -- 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.
Subject Perkins, John, 1945-
United States. National Security Agency -- Biography.
Chas. T. Main, Inc.
World Bank -- Developing countries.
Economists -- United States -- Biography.
Energy consultants -- United States -- Biography.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography.
Corporations, American -- Foreign countries.
Corporations, American -- Corrupt practices.
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century.
Imperialism -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 1576753018 (alk. paper)