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The world's banker : a story of failed states, financial crises, and the wealth and poverty of nations

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2004.
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Looks inside the workings of the World Bank and global development under the leadership of James Wolfensohn, examining the role of the World Bank in a new era of globalization and international terrorism.
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Mallaby, Sebastian.
World's banker.
New York : Penguin Press, 2004
(OCoLC)647545224
Named Person: James D Wolfensohn; James D Wolfensohn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Mallaby
ISBN: 1594200238 9781594200236
OCLC Number: 55085779
Notes: "A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Description: 462 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The prisoner of Lilliput --
A tale of two ambitions --
"World Bank murderer" --
The Renaissance president --
A twister in Africa --
Mission Sarajevo --
Narcissus and the octopus --
The cancer of corruption --
Uganda's myth and miracle --
A framework for development --
From Seattle to Tibet --
Waking up to terror --
A plague upon development --
Back to the future --
A lion at Carnegie.
Responsibility: Sebastian Mallaby.
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Looks inside the workings of the World Bank and global development under the leadership of James Wolfensohn, examining the role of the World Bank in a new era of globalization and international terrorism.

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