A Short History
by Carlo Alberto Brioschi

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Publication Date: May 01, 2017

ISBN: 9780815727910

Binding: Paperback

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From ancient times to modern, corruption has been ingrained in human society and is still a powerful issue in the contemporary world.

In Corruption: A Short History, Carlo Brioschi provides a thorough and entertaining look at how corruption was born and has evolved over time, without ever being stamped out. He examines corruption through politics and history?from Babylon to modern-day U.S. organized crime and the great market collapses?and concludes with reflections on the moral perception of corruption and its dangers for democracy.