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After the Rain - How the West Lost the East
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Price: Free! Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
An anthology of more than 50 articles regarding the politics, economics, geopolitics and history of countries in central and eastern Europe and the Balkans.
The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
In pursuit of women and money
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In pursuit of women and money is one of a series of Fleeting Moments stories. These take the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living
More travels and other salutory lessons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
More travels...is the seventh compilation in the Fleeting Moments series of stories that take the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
Debt To Society, Book 2 of the Rational Fear Series
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Travel with our four freedom fighters to Europe where they continue to dodge assassination attempts, plots of mass murder and worldwide economic disaster, while trying to raise a child with the same or greater paranormal abilities as his mother. The tension and humor run high as they grapple with their own ethics and the challenges of living life on the run from those in power who want them dead.
It's A Woman's World - Putting Men In Their Proper Place
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Richard Del Connor. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
Rachel has found the way to save our world, end unemployment, and end all wars. By removing all men from the military and workplace, she has determined that equality is a reversal of the past. With men raising children and women filling all jobs, the world will become the Heaven it was intended to be. A new national religion? All Olympic sports would be restarted with the inheritances of...
The Rules of Engagement
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Betty engages her boyfriend Richard to get engaged to her by coercing him into a job for two months to earn the money for the ring. Jane is engaged to win Richards heart. Mickey is engaged to win control over Betty's Water Company but discovers her to be a little more than engaging.
The Ideal Within: A discourse and hegemony theoretical analysis of the international anticorruption discourse
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Price: Free! Words: 131,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The doctoral dissertation analyses the international anticorruption discourse by the World Bank, UNDP and Transparency International, drawing out implicit conceptions of an ideal uncorrupted society. International anticorruption discourse is found to be broadly reflective of what can be called advanced liberal ideals of governing.
Democratizing the Bretton Wood Institutions. Problems and Tentative Solutions.
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,380. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
The book describes the governance of the Bretton Woods institutions, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, from an institutional point of view and looks for ways in which they could be changed in order to meet today's global democracy needs. The suggestions to reform global economic governance are explained in a plain and accessible yet accurate language.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
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Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.