Sampson, Anthony Who Runs This Place?

ISBN 13 : 9780719565663

Who Runs This Place?

Note moyenne 3,81
( 99 avis fournis par Goodreads )
9780719565663: Who Runs This Place?
Afficher les exemplaires de cette édition ISBN

Book by Sampson Anthony

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Présentation de l'éditeur :

These familiar questions are now far more topical and urgent. The peaks of both government and finance have become far more concentrated and isolated; checks and balances have become much weaker; the costs of wrong decisions have often proved disastrous to the public.

Anthony Sampson has spent forty years dissecting the power-structure, with unique access to people at the top, to produce his best-selling Anatomies of Britain. Now in this intensely topical book, he surveys a much more troubled scene with more anger and impatience. He looks at the whole panoply of power, from an embattled Number Ten to the murky intelligence spooks, from corporate boardrooms to banks and pension funds. Everywhere he talks to the people who really know their inside workings.

Who Runs This Place? is written not just for those inside the Westminster Bubble. It is addressed in fresh and vivid terms to those who need to understand the institutions and careers they are choosing, and the bosses who will influence their whole future. And it comes at a time when the British people are clamouring to comprehend the secretive groups that pull the levers, behind the facades. It is essential reading.

Revue de presse :

No one has matched Sampson's combination of analysis, networking and sharp drafting ... A model of its kind (Times Higher Education Supplement)

A compelling analysis of power (The Times)

An exhilarating air of authority... [thanks to] its author's happy and unusual combination of wisdom and research (Mail on Sunday)

An impressive and immediate air of gravitas.. Sampson is a clear thinker who manages to gently ease the reader throuh a vast and complex subject (Scotland on Sunday)

Many shrewd and informative chapters (Sunday Telegraph)

A superb diagnosis... enormously readable, containing a wealth of entertaining apercus and digressions... [and] a wit that is as sharp as his scalpel (New Statesman)

A coherent critique about the nature of political power in British society (The Scotsman)

He has stood back from the trees and given us a view of the wood. He is right to find it rotten (Sunday Times)

This is a wise, perceptive and not unduly pessimistic book (Spectator)

Sampson sees power clearly and calmly, as Trollope or Galsworthy did; and it is not a pretty sight...He comes shrewdly at Mr Blair from an unprotected flank (Daily Telegraph)

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Autres éditions populaires du même titre

9780719565649: Who Runs This Place?

Edition présentée

ISBN 10 : 0719565642 ISBN 13 : 9780719565649
Editeur : John Murray, 2004
Couverture rigide

9781444707380: Who Runs this Place?: The Anatomy of Britain in the 21st Century

John M..., 1900
Couverture souple

9780719565656: Who Runs This Place?

John M..., 2004
Couverture souple

Meilleurs résultats de recherche sur AbeBooks

Image de l'éditeur


Sampson, Anthony
ISBN 10 : 0719565669 ISBN 13 : 9780719565663
Neuf Quantité disponible : 1
(San Diego, CA, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur

Description du livre Etat : New. New. N° de réf. du vendeur M-0719565669

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Contacter le vendeur

Acheter neuf
EUR 79,46
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 4,08
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais