What happens when a vast multinational mining company operates a gas plant situated close to four densely populated villages in rural Bangladesh? How does its presence contribute to local processes of development "? And what do corporate claims of community engagement " involve?
A variety of Canadian voices come together here to explore some of the vital issues facing Muslims in Canada. Who, indeed, is a Canadian Muslim? This is only one of the fundamental questions addressed in this volume.The authors are from diverse ethnic backgrounds, hail from coast to coast, and... More Info
A visual history of the rise of the Coca-Cola company draws on new research into the coca leaf trade while revealing the global connections between caffeine, cocaine and the popular soft drink, in an account complemented by sumptuous reproductions of primary documents. 10,000 first printing.
Having traveled and researched in Afghanistan since 1988, Gilles Dorronsoro has developed a rich and nuanced understanding of the country's history and people. In Revolution Unendinghe draws on his extensive firsthand experience to consider the political, historical, economic, and ethnic factors... More Info