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Oil that spoils and the sp -oils of war!

Advantages: Interesting facts
Disadvantages: Irritating writing style

A venture capitalist invests in a company likely to succeed in the marketplace and hence show a profit to the investor, Dragons Den style. A vulture capitalist, what this book is about, looks to invest in a firm likely to fail to earn a profit in the near ...

thedevilinme 04.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Vultures Picnic - Greg Palast

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Many events, and many ways with words

Advantages: Fascinating insights into British events and culture from all points of the spectrum
Disadvantages: None, really

The editor Ruth Winstone, a former Senior Clerk at the House of Commons and editor of recently published diaries by Tony Benn and Chris Mullin, has compiled an impressive volume (nearly 700 pages) which brings together extracts from politicians and ...

JOHNV 05.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Events, Dear Boy, Events: A Political Diary of Britain from Woolf to Campbell - Ruth Winstone

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India For Beginners - behind the hype

Advantages: Easy to read and full of detail
Disadvantages: A glossary would have helped - and of course things may have since moved on

Stories can provoke many different reactions in the reader: pleasure, pain, delight, horror. The whole range of emotion is available to the fiction writer to ply and probe. Reactions to non-fiction works can be equally wide-ranging and can sometimes take ...

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Review of Listening To Grasshoppers - Arundhati Roy

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Making politics interesting again!

Advantages: Well written, impartial, clear and structured analysis of poltical ideologies.
Disadvantages: None.

...Andrew Heywood is a well established political theorist and his views have considerable clout in political circles in the UK and USA. As he is an A-level chief examiner for Edexcel Government and politics, this book is a must-have for all politics student ...

mkkreuk 29.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Political Ideologies: An Introduction (3rd edition) - Andrew Heywood

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Political Ideologies: An Introduction

Advantages: Advantages: Clear, concise, easy to understand and very thorough
Disadvantages: Disadvantages: Just an introduction!!!

...This book is the perfect study guide for anyone studying A-Level/Equivalent Politics and becomes an incredibly useful aid when studying for a degree in Politics. Andrew Heywood is renouned for his writings on Political Ideology and the book really shows ...

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Review of Political Ideologies: An Introduction (3rd edition) - Andrew Heywood

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