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Glenny, Misha

Overview
Works: 95 works in 398 publications in 17 languages and 10,343 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Translator, Performer, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: DR1313, 364.106
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Misha Glenny
The fall of Yugoslavia : the third Balkan war by Misha Glenny( Book )

67 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Fall of Yugoslavia tells the whole, true story of the Balkan Crisis - and the ensuing war - for those around the world who have watched the battle unfold with a mixture of horror, dread, and confusion. When Croatia and Slovenia declared their independence in June 1991, peaceful neighbors of four decades took up arms against each other once again and a savage war flared in the Balkans. The underlying causes go back to business left unfinished by both the Second and First World Wars. In this acclaimed book, now revised and updated with a new chapter on the Dayton Accords and the subsequent U.S. involvement, Misha Glenny offers a sobering eyewitness chronicle of the events that rekindled the violent conflict, a lucid and impartial analysis of the politics behind them, and incisive portraits of the main personalities involved. Above all, he shows us the human realities behind the headlines and puts in its true, historical context one of the most ferocious civil wars of our time."--Jacket
The Balkans : nationalism, war, and the Great Powers, 1804-1999 by Misha Glenny( Book )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of Balkan history since the early nineteenth century
McMafia : a journey through the global criminal underworld by Misha Glenny( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the deregulation of international financial markets in 1989, governments and entrepreneurs alike became intoxicated by forecasts of limitless expansion into newly open markets. No one would foresee that the greatest success story to arise from these events would be the globalization of organized crime. This book is an encompassing, authoritative investigation of the now proven ability of organized crime worldwide to find and service markets driven by a seemingly insatiable demand for illegal wares. Whether discussing the Russian mafia, Colombian drug cartels, or Chinese labor smugglers, Misha Glenny makes clear how organized crime feeds off the poverty of the developing world, how it exploits new technology in the forms of cybercrime and identity theft, and how both global crime and terror are fueled by an identical source: the triumphant material affluence of the West.--From publisher description
DarkMarket : cyberthieves, cybercops, and you by Misha Glenny( Book )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigative reporter evaluates the capacity of the international law-enforcement community to combat cybercrime, offering insight into the personalities of online criminals and what motivates their activities
The rebirth of history : Eastern Europe in the age of democracy by Misha Glenny( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nemesis : one man and the battle for Rio by Misha Glenny( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How did Antônio Francisco Bonfim Lopes, a hardworking young father, become the king of Rocinha, the largest slum in Rio; the head of a drug cartel; and perhaps Brazil's most wanted criminal, known to all as "Nem"? Nemesis is the riveting account of his ruthless ascent in Rio's terrifying underworld, his sway over its anarchic outlaw culture, and his accidental fall. Nem tried to bring welfare and justice to a playground of gang culture and destitution, but he quickly found himself embroiled in a world of gold hunters and evangelical pastors, bent police officers and rich-kid addicts, quixotic politicians and drug lords with math degrees. Spanning rainforests and high-security prisons, filthy slums and glittering shopping malls, Nemesis chronicles Brazil's journey into the global spotlight--and the battle for the beautiful but damned city of Rio as it struggles to break free from a tangled web of corruption, violence, drugs and poverty. Nem is held at the center of it all, locked in a fight for his country's future."--Jacket
McMafia : [a journey through the global underworld] by Misha Glenny( Recording )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
TEDTalks : Misha Glenny - Hire the Hackers!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite multibillion-dollar investments in the prevention of hacking, one of the root problems of cybersecurity has been largely ignored: the actual people who write malicious code. In this TEDTalk underworld investigator Misha Glenny profiles several convicted hackers from around the world and reaches a thought-provoking conclusion about their motivations. Suggesting that coders with advanced skills may be socially awkward and vulnerable to recruitment by cybercrime ringleaders, Glenny proposes working with instead of against them. A streaming videorecording
The Balkans, 1804-1999 : nationalism, war and the great powers by Misha Glenny( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Turkish and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a passionate survey of Balkan history since the early nineteenth century, Misha Glenny provides the essential background to recent terrible events in this war-torn area." "He interweaves a narrative of key events with the story of international affairs - the relations between states in the Balkans, and between them and the great powers." "It is the latter relationship that lies at the heart of this book. Glenny shows how great-power interference in the region has been catastrophic for the peoples of the Balkans, and how so-called 'ancient hatreds' and 'tribal rivalries' have often been intensified by ignorant diplomants in far-away capitals, creating states, allocating populations and redrawing borders - with deadly results."--Jacket
McMafia : crime without frontiers by Misha Glenny( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Misha Glenny takes us on a journey through the new world of international organised crime. For three years, he has been recording the stories of gun runners in Ukraine, money launderers in Dubai, drug syndicates in Canada, cyber criminals in Brazil, racketeers in Japan and many more. During his investigation of the dark side, he has spoken to countless gangsters, policemen and victims of organised crime while also exploring the ferocious consumer demand for drugs, trafficked women, illegal labour and arms across five continents."--BOOK JACKET
The Balkans : nationalism, war, and the great powers, 1804-2011 by Misha Glenny( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly revised and updated edition of an award-winning BBC correspondent's magisterial history of the Balkan region This unique and lively history of Balkan geopolitics since the early nineteenth century gives readers the essential historical background to more than one hundred years of events in this war-torn area. No other book covers the entire region, or offers such profound insights into the roots of Balkan violence, or explains so vividly the origins of modern Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, and Albania. Now updated to include the fall of Slobodan Milosevic, the capture of all indicted war criminals from the Yugoslav wars, and each state's quest for legitimacy in the European Union, The Balkans explores the often catastrophic relationship between the Balkans and the Great Powers, raising some disturbing questions about Western intervention
McMafia : seriously organised crime by Misha Glenny( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misha Glenny takes us on a journey through the new world of international organised crime. For three years, he has been recording the stories of gun runners in Ukraine, money launderers in Dubai, drug syndicates in Canada, cyber criminals in Brazil, racketeers in Japan and many more
The Balkans, 1804-2012 : nationalism, war and the great powers by Misha Glenny( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glenny investigates the roots of the bloodshed, invasions and nationalist fervour that have come to define our understanding of the south-eastern edge of Europe, and presents sharply observed portraits of its kings, guerrillas, bandits, generals, and politicians. Glenny shows that groups we think of as implacable enemies have, over the centuries, formed unlikely alliances, thereby disputing the idea that conflict in the Balkans is the ineluctable product of ancient grudges. He explores the often-catastrophic relationship between the Balkans and the rest of Europe, raising some disturbing questions about Western intervention
DarkMarket : how hackers became the new media by Misha Glenny( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title is shortlisted for the "Orwell Prize 2012". We live our lives online - banking, shopping, working, dating - but have we become complacent? We share our personal details, our thoughts and movements with a faceless screen, with no real idea what lies behind it. "DarkMarket" exposes the shocking truth about what lurks behind our computers: an underground crime network that invades our privacy and threatens our security on a daily basis. Glenny tracks down the key players - including criminals, national and international security experts, police, crack addicts, the Saudi Royal Family, and most importantly, victims - to reveal the true scale of this new global threat
Nemesis : one man and the battle for Rio by Misha Glenny( Recording )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ordinary man who became the king of the largest slum in Rio. It is also the story of how change came to Brazil. Of a country's journey into the global spotlight, and the battle for the beautiful but damned city of Rio, as it struggles to break free from a tangled web of corruption, violence, drugs, and poverty
McMafia : a journey through the global underworld by Misha Glenny( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the globalization of international organized crime explains how both global crime and terrorism are fueled by Western affluence and how demands for illegal wares and services have led to the spread of organized crime
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13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigative reporter evaluates the capacity of the international law-enforcement community to combat cybercrime, offering insight into the personalities of online criminals and what motivates their activities
<> by Misha Glenny( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the deregulation of international financial markets in 1989, governments and entrepreneurs alike became intoxicated by forecasts of limitless expansion into newly open markets. No one would foresee that the greatest success story to arise from these events would be the globalization of organized crime. This book is an encompassing, authoritative investigation of the now proven ability of organized crime worldwide to find and service markets driven by a seemingly insatiable demand for illegal wares. Whether discussing the Russian mafia, Colombian drug cartels, or Chinese labor smugglers, Misha Glenny makes clear how organized crime feeds off the poverty of the developing world, how it exploits new technology in the forms of cybercrime and identity theft, and how both global crime and terror are fueled by an identical source: the triumphant material affluence of the West.--From publisher description
DarkMarket : how hackers became the new mafia by Misha Glenny( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigative reporter evaluates the capacity of the international law-enforcement community to combat cybercrime, offering insight into the personalities of online criminals and what motivates their activities
De Balkan, 1804-1999 : nationalisme, oorlog en de grote mogendheden by Misha Glenny( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Dutch and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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McMafia : a journey through the global criminal underworld
Alternative Names
Gleni, Miša.

Glenny Michael

Misha Glenny Brits journalist

Misha Glenny giornalista e scrittore britannico

Misha Glenny ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار بریتانیایی

מישה גלני סופר בריטי

글레니, 미샤

グレニー, ミーシャ

ミシャ・グレニー

格兰尼

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The Balkans : nationalism, war, and the Great Powers, 1804-1999McMafia : a journey through the global criminal underworldDarkMarket : cyberthieves, cybercops, and youThe rebirth of history : Eastern Europe in the age of democracyMcMafia : [a journey through the global underworld]The Balkans, 1804-1999 : nationalism, war and the great powersMcMafia : crime without frontiersThe Balkans : nationalism, war, and the great powers, 1804-2011