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    DescriptionThis book provides a comprehensive guide to the systemic dimensions of the US empire. Petras elaborates the changes within the US ruling class, as its manufacturing sector declines and gives way to the ascendancy of finance capital, illustrated by its dominance of both the US economy, and the parameters for political debate on the US role in the world economy (globalization, trade liberalization). He elaborates the contradictions in current immigration/trade liberalization policies, and how these work toward forcing the displacement of peoples, and furthering the underdevelopment of third world countries. He outlines how the world capitalist system is laced together in an intricate hierarchy where the US pulls most of the strings, even outside its ostensible area of dominance. The role of corruption in securing world markets is addressed, as are the reasons for the spectacular global growth in new billionaires. The role of the Zionist Lobby in America is examined as it relates to the catastrophic wars in Iraq and Lebanon, and the threat of a further attack on Iran. Petras sheds light on the actual status of contemporary resistance to US hegemony within China, Latin America, and the Middle East.


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    Title
    Rulers and Ruled in the US Empire
    Subtitle
    Bankers, Zionists and Militants
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James F. Petras
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 262
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780932863546
    ISBN 10: 093286354X
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 26
    B&T Approval Code: A40010000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL024000
    B&T Approval Code: A45603600
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 306.20973
    DC22: 306.20973
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    LC classification: HN90.E4 P48 2007
    Publisher
    Clarity Press,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Clarity Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    15 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Atlanta, GA