6 edition of The Profiteers found in the catalog.
August 9, 2007
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||196|
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I thought of this history as I read Sally Denton’s new book, “The Profiteers,” a history of the Bechtel Corporation, one of the world’s largest construction : T.
Stiles. She has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Woodrow Wilson Public Scholar Fellowship, and the Black Mountain/Kluge Fellowship. She is the author of, among others, The Money and the Power, American Massacre, The Bluegrass Conspiracy, and The Profiteers: /5(67).
Sally Denton's masterful book, The Profiteers, shows how this happens, and who is getting rich from what may ultimately be the demise of us all. “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed/5.
“The Disaster Profiteers: How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer” would be a great choice for history buffs and general audiences alike. This is a book that is certainly worthy of your time and attention.
Very highly recommended!/5(5). After whisking briefly through profiteering in America's past wars, the author notes that World War II concluded with none of the traditional cry to expose the profiteers.
Boondoggling became permanently ensconced in a public-sector military economy with the government assuring us it possessed the necessary machinery to eliminate profiteering. Kaufman (a staff member for the Council of.
Investigative journalist Denton (The Plots Against the President: FDR, A Nation in Crisis, and the Rise of the American Right,etc.) offers an ambitious "empire biography" of the Bechtel family and the secretive, privately held construction company-turned-diversified international conglomerate that has been "inextricably enmeshed" in U.S.
foreign policy for seven : Sally Denton. The Profiteers CHAPTER ONE Go West. A “ tall, beefy man with a bull-like roar,” Warren Augustine Bechtel, whose legacy would be one of the greatest engineering achievements in American history, came into the world on Septem The fifth in a family of eight children, he was raised on a hardscrabble farm near Freeport, Illinois.
His parents—Elizabeth Bentz and John Moyer Bechtel Released on: Febru Patriots and Profiteers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Everyone knows that by enforcing trade sanctions and arms embargoe 4/5.
– The National Book Review. From the Publisher. In the highest tradition of investigative journalism, Sally Denton tells the compelling, troubling story of a vast enterprise that has blurred the lines between governmental and corporate power.
This is how our nation really works, and this is a book that's impossible to ignore. So don': Simon & Schuster. In The Disaster Profiteers, John Mutter argues that when no one is looking, disasters become a means by which the elite prosper at the expense of the poor.
As the specter of increasingly frequent and destructive natural disasters looms in our future, this book will ignite an essential conversation about what we can do now to create a safer. In Prison Profiteers, co-editors Tara Herivel and Paul Wright “follow the money to an astonishing constellation of prison administrators and politicians working in collusion with private parties to maximize profits” (Publishers Weekly).
From investment banks, guard unions, and the makers of Taser stun guns to health care providers, telephone companies, and the U.S. military. Writing a book is a massive undertaking and I recognize that but this is what it is The Profiteers: Bechtel and the Men Who Built the World. Bechtel – Who Will LOVE this book: 1- Ardent Bernie Sanders supporters.
2- Conspiracy theorists. A war profiteer is any person or organization that makes unreasonable [clarification needed] profits from warfare or by selling weapons and other goods to parties at war. The term typically carries strong negative connotations. General profiteering, making an unreasonable profit, also occurs in peacetime.
An example of war profiteers were the "shoddy" millionaires who allegedly sold recycled. This is one of those rare tomes that provides a lense into an entire epoch, through a focus on one historical figure: in this case, the entire Bechtel dynasty.
While the other books attempt to chronicle the rise of a family, The Profiteers tells us about the rise of American power in the 20th century, and to. The Profiteers | From the bestselling coauthor of The Money and the Power, the "compelling corporate history" (The National Book Review) and inside story of the Bechtel family and the empire they've controlled since the construction of the Hoover Dam.
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