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    DescriptionToday's global economy has a dark underbelly. Using cutting-edge technology and age-old techniques of deceit and manipulation, corporate spies are the hidden puppeteers of globalized business. They control markets, determine prices, influence corporate decisions, and manage the flow of data and information of some of the world's biggest conglomerates. In an age when international conflicts are as likely to be corporation versus corporation as they are to be nation versus nation, the actions of these remarkably efficient covert operatives raise a host of crucial--and frightening--moral and legal questions.In his gripping, alarming expose, Eamon Javers recounts the sordid history of this hidden world--from Allan Pinkerton, the nation's first "private eye," through Howard Hughes's private CIA, to the shocking realities of a vast modern-day spying network with tentacles reaching into virtually every corner of the globe.

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    Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy
    The Secret World of Corporate Espionage
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eamon Javers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9780061697210
    ISBN 10: 0061697214

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27820
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.5
    BIC E4L: CRI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: KJC, KJK
    LC classification: HF
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: NC
    Libri: I-NC
    Abridged Dewey: 338
    DC22: 364.168
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000, BUS077000, POL036000
    B&T Approval Code: C39205048, A44403060, G45254028
    BIC subject category V2: JKVK
    BISAC V2.8: TRU005000
    Thema V1.0: KJK, KJC, JKVK
    Edition statement
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Eamon Javers is a Washington reporter for CNBC, covering lobbying and regulatory affairs. He was previously a correspondent for Politico, where he covered the Obama White House and the economy. Earlier in his career, he was a Washington correspondent for Business Week magazine. In 2006, he received an investigative reporting award from the Medill School of Journalism for a story exposing how convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff had secretly paid columnists to write favourable stories about his clients. He is a graduate of Colgate University, and lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife, Maureen, and two children.
    Review quote
    "Turns out there are far more cloaks and quite a few more daggers in this country than most of us realized. That's one of the many lessons of this terrific book. Eamon Javers is as talented a writer as he is a reporter. What a great read."--Tucker Carlson