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Where Economics Went Wrong: Chicago's Abandonment of Classical Liberalism

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Where Economics Went Wrong: Chicago's Abandonment of Classical Liberalism...

David Colander, Craig Freedman

Business & Economics; Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Labour economics; Welfare economics; Economic history

Hardback

How modern economics abandoned classical liberalism and lost its way Milton Friedman once predicted that advances in scientific... [more]

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The Bank That Lived a Little: Barclays in the Age of the Very Free Market

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The Bank That Lived a Little: Barclays in the Age of the Very Free Market...

Philip Augar

Business & Economics; Economic history; Corporate finance; Banking; Financial services industry

Hardback

Barcalys is one of the biggest names on the British high street. Based on unparalleled access to those involved, and told... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: A Twentieth-Century History

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The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: A Twentieth-Century History

David Edgerton

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geopolitics; Economic history

Hardback

It is usual to see the United Kingdom as an island of continuity in an otherwise convulsed and unstable Europe; its political... [more]

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The Great Economists: The Thinkers Who Changed The World & How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today

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The Great Economists: The Thinkers Who Changed The World & How Their Ideas...

Linda Yueh

Business & Economics; Economic history

Paperback

An expert new voice presents an overarching account of the biggest questions of today - all in one accessible book.<br /><br... [more]

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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

Robert Kuttner (Brandeis University)

Politics & government; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

Hardback

A leading social critic recounts capitalism's finest hour and shows us how we might achieve it once again. [more]

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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

Benn Steil

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Economic history

Hardback

With Britain's empire collapsing and Stalin ascendent, U.S. officials set out to reconstruct Western Europe as a bulwark against... [more]

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The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent

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The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent

Frederick Lewis Allen

Biography: business & industry; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Economic history

Paperback

A stimulating account of the capitalists who changed America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, setting the stage... [more]

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Termites of the State: Why Complexity Leads to Inequality

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Termites of the State: Why Complexity Leads to Inequality

Vito Tanzi

Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history

Hardback

One of the world's leading public economists offers a sweeping account of modern economic development. In plain language it... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since...

Robert J. Gordon

Business & Economics; Economics; Development economics; Economic history; Business & management

Paperback

In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable.... [more]

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Credit Code Red: how financial deregulation and world instability are exposing Australia to economic catastrophe

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Credit Code Red: how financial deregulation and world instability are exposing...

Peter Brain, Ian Manning

Business & Economics; Economic history

Paperback

Australia has been the lucky country for a long time. First it rode off the sheep's back. Then it became a quarry for emerging... [more]

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford

Business & Economics; Economic history; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy paints the epic picture of economic change in an intimate way, by telling... [more]

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship...

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economic history

Hardback

The description for this book, The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern... [more]

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The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse

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The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next...

Mohamed A. El-Erian

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history; Banking

Paperback

An incisive analysis of the state of the global economy and what the future holds, from an internationally respected economist.... [more]

$40.95

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A History of Central Banking and the Enslavement of Mankind

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A History of Central Banking and the Enslavement of Mankind

Stephen Mitford Goodson

General & world history; Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Political economy; Economic history; Banking

Hardback

A History of Central Banking and the Enslavement of Mankind describes the role of banking and money in history from ancient... [more]

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Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India

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Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India

Shashi Tharoor

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism; Economic history

Hardback

Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of... [more]

$49.95

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The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

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The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

Josiah Ober

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Economic history

Paperback

Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its... [more]

$39.99

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The World Order - Our Secret Rulers

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The World Order - Our Secret Rulers

Eustace Clarence Mullins

History; Economic history

Paperback

Orwell laid down the dictum that slogans must be in Newspeak, ''War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength''.... [more]

$73.95

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Universal Man: The Seven Lives of John Maynard Keynes

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Universal Man: The Seven Lives of John Maynard Keynes

Richard Davenport-Hines

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Economic history

Paperback

From the bestselling and award-winning author of `An English Affair', a dazzlingly original thematic biography which throws... [more]

$22.99

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A Few Hares to Chase: The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips

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A Few Hares to Chase: The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips

Alan Bollard (CEO of Secretariat of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation)

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Economic growth; Econometrics; Economic history

Hardback

A biography of famous economist Bill Phillips. It recounts his childhood in rural New Zealand, his time with the RAF, and... [more]

$41.95

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The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece

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The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece

David M. Schaps

History; Monetary economics; Economic history; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

Paperback

Addresses a range of issues pertaining to major shifts in ancient economies, including money, exchange, and economic organisation... [more]

$66.95

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Global Great Depression and the Coming of World War II

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Global Great Depression and the Coming of World War II

John E. Moser

History; Politics & government; Political economy; Economic history

Paperback

The Global Great Depression and the Coming of World War II demonstrates the ways in which the economic crisis of the late... [more]

$83.99

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Inside the South African Reserve Bank: Its Origins and Secrets Exposed

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Inside the South African Reserve Bank: Its Origins and Secrets Exposed

Stephen Mitford Goodson

History; Economic history

Paperback

Stephen Mitford Goodson's Inside the South African Reserve Bank Its Origins and Secrets Exposed sweeps aside the usual dust... [more]

$49.95

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Development economics; Political economy; Economic history

Hardback

The main driver of inequality--returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth--is again threatening to generate... [more]

$71.95

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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Niall Ferguson (University of Oxford)

History; Political science & theory; Political economy; Economic history

Hardback

From a renowned historian comes a searching and provocative examination of the widespread institutional rot that threatens... [more]

$37.95

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Debt: The First 5000 Years

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Debt: The First 5000 Years

David Graeber

Business & Economics; Economic history

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Anthropologist David Graeber shows readers that for more than 5000 years, since the beginning of agrarian empires, humans... [more]

$32.99

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