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The former top CEO examines the scandalous and corrupt reasons behind obscene pay packages for corporate executives--and explains how this hurts all of us--and how we can stop it. Today, the pay gap between chief executive officers of major U.S. firms and their workers is higher than ever before--depending on...
By Patrick Lo
Inside the World's Major East Asian Collections examines the rise of the "LAM,Â an acronym that stands for libraries, archives and museums. In doing so, this book profiles leading experts-librarians, archivists and museum curators-who specialise in East Asian collections from across the world. In examining the dynamically shifting role of...
Tells the story of the American Christian missionaries in Korea from 1884 to 1942, who brought a new religion, modern education, and American political ideals to a nation conquered and ruled by the Japanese Empire. Project Eagle connects this era for the first time to OSS-Korean cooperation during the war...
By Kevin McLean
Baryalai Popal sees his Western-educated professors at Kabul University replaced by communists. He witnesses his classmates "disappearing". The communist takeover uproots Popal from his family and home. Thus begins Crossing the River Kabul, the true story of Popal's escape from Afghanistan and his eventual return.
Oppressive conditions, a thankless task, a theater of war long forgotten and barely even known at the time - nonetheless, as Rails of War demonstrates, without James Harry Hantzis and his fellow soldiers of the 721st Railway Operating Battalion, the Allied forces would have been defeated in the China-Burma-India conflict...
By Tom Basile
"Tough Sell: Fighting the Media War in Iraq" takes readers on the behind-the-scenes rollercoaster ride of Tom Basile's time as a civilian adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq during the War or Terror.
Offers a vivid personal account of the Iraqi people's fight for democracy and justice by an American political scientist. With inside accounts of two USAID projects and of a Kurdish government ministry, this engrossing and cautionary story highlights efforts to turn Baathist Iraq into a democratic country.