Close Notification

Your cart does not contain any items

Money and Power

The World Leaders Who Changed Economics

Vince Cable



In stock
Ready to ship


Atlantic Books
16 March 2021
Through economics our politicians have the power to transform people's lives for better or worse. Think Deng Xiaoping who lifted millions out of poverty by opening up China; Franklin D Roosevelt whose 'New Deal' helped the USA break free of the Great Depression. Or Peron and his successors in Argentina who brought the country to the brink of ruin.

In this magisterial history economist and politician Vince Cable examines the legacy of 16 world leaders who transformed their countries' economic fortunes and who also challenged economic convention. From Thatcher to Trump from Lenin to Bismarck, Money and Power provides a whole new perspective on the science of government. Examining the fascinating interplay of economics and politics this is a compelling journey through some of the most significant people and events of the last 300 years.
By:   Vince Cable
Imprint:   Atlantic Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Export/Airside
Dimensions:   Height: 232mm,  Width: 163mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   1.210kg
ISBN:   9781786495112
ISBN 10:   1786495112
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   16 March 2021
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sir Vince Cable is the former UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and former President of the UK Board of Trade. He is Honorary Professor of Economics at Nottingham University and former Chief Economist at Shell. He is the bestselling author of The Storm: The World Economic Crisis and What It Means. It was a Sunday Times bestseller with over 100,000 copies sold.

Reviews for Money and Power: The World Leaders Who Changed Economics

The undisputed heavyweight champion of the credit crunch in parliament'. * Robert Peston * A remarkably rounded work... Cable has produced a book that makes a serious and relevant contribution to the continuing debate about banking, infrastructure, housing, China, executive pay, short-termism and many of the other topics which continue to top the business and political agenda. * Evening Standard on After the Storm * A lucid, erudite analysis of the global economy, and Britain's place in it. * Observer on After the Storm *

See Also