The Myth Of The Strong Leader

Author: Archie Brown
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 144815698X
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CHOSEN BY BILL GATES AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016 Archie Brown challenges the widespread belief that 'strong leaders', dominate individual wielders of power, are the most successful and admirable.

The Myth Of The Strong Leader

Author: Archie Brown
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465080979
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The Myth of the Strong Leader compels us to reassess the leaders who have shaped our world - and to reconsider how we should choose and evaluate those who will lead us into the future.

The Myth Of The Strong Leader

Author: Archie Brown
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 0465027660
Size: 34.39 MB
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Using examples from strong leaders from Charles De Gaulle and Margaret Thatcher to Barack Obama, a renowned politics professor dispels the notion that leaders who dominate the policy-making process are more effective than those with a more ...

The Grid

Author: Gretchen Bakke, Ph.D.
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632865687
Size: 77.64 MB
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The Grid tells--entertainingly, perceptively--the story of what has been called "the largest machine in the world": its fascinating history, its problematic present, and its potential role in a brighter, cleaner future.

Democratic Transitions

Author: Sergio Bitar
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142141760X
Size: 15.68 MB
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This unique book should be valuable for political leaders, civil society activists, journalists, scholars, and all who want to support democratic transitions.


Author: Richard Hytner
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1782831460
Size: 76.68 MB
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These are the deputies, the Vice Presidents, the C-suite, the department heads - lieutenants, advisers, and counselors - whose influence determines the fate of boardrooms, corporations, and nations.

Rebooting India

Author: Nandan Nilekani
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141978600
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This book, based on the authors' collective experiences working with government, argues that technology can reshape our lives, in both the developing and developed world, and shows how this can be achieved.

The Gene

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476733538
Size: 62.28 MB
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Throughout, the story of Mukherjee’s own family—with its tragic and bewildering history of mental illness—reminds us of the questions that hang over our ability to translate the science of genetics from the laboratory to the real ...

Seven Years That Changed The World

Author: Archie Brown
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199282153
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This thoroughly researched book draws on new archival sources and puts perestroika in fresh perspective.

Africa In The World

Author: Frederick Cooper
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674369300
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Frederick Cooper revisits a long history in which Africans were empire-builders, the objects of colonization, and participants in events that gave rise to global capitalism.