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  • The Great Leveler
    The Great Leveler (English, Hardback) Walter Scheidel

    How only violence and catastrophes have consistently reduced inequality throughout world history...

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  • The Global Minotaur
    The Global Minotaur (English, Paperback) Yanis Varoufakis

    In this remarkable and provocative book, former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis explodes the myth that financialisation, ineffectual regulation of banks, greed and globalisation were the root causes of the global economic crisis.

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  • Irrational Exuberance
    Irrational Exuberance (English, Paperback) Robert J. Shiller

    An expert on market volatility offers a timely updated edition of his best-selling study that shows that the value of the stock market may be significantly inflated and urges cautious optimism, predicting that the market may show poorer performance in the future.

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  • The Big Short
    The Big Short (English, Paperback) Michael Lewis

    From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, this title tells the story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a killing.

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  • My Life, Our Times
    My Life, Our Times (Hardback) Gordon Brown

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERGordon Brown has been a guiding force for Britain and the world over three decades. And by showing us what progressive politics has achieved in recent decades, he inspires us with a vision of what it might yet achieve today.

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  • The Great Crash 1929
    The Great Crash 1929 (Paperback) John Kenneth Galbraith

    Examines the causes, effects, and long-term consequences of America's infamous financial meltdown, showing how rampant speculation and blind optimism sustained a market mania, and led to its terrible downward spiral. This book describes the people and corporations at the heart of the financial community, and how they were affected by the disaster.

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  • This Time Is Different
    This Time Is Different (English, Paperback) Carmen M. Reinhart, Kenneth S. Rogoff

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing - and recovering - their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different". This book covers topics ranging from medieval currency debasements to today's subprime catastrophe.

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  • Supercrash
    Supercrash (Paperback) Darryl Cunningham

    An eloquent and devastating analysis in comic-book form of our economic world, and - quite simply - what makes us tick.

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  • How the World Works
    How the World Works (English, Paperback) Noam Chomsky

    With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics. Divided into four sections and originally published in the US as individual short books which have collectively sold over half a million copies, How the World Works is a collection of speeches and interviews with Chomsky by David Barsamian, edited by Arthur Naiman....

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  • Shredded
    Shredded (English, Paperback) Ian Fraser

    The fall of RBS has been one of the most catastrophic events of the on-going global financial crisis. This book reveals new and never-revealed-before details about how Fred Goodwin brought the biggest company in the world to the very brink of ruin.

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  • Janesville
    Janesville (Paperback) Amy Goldstein

    Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Winner "Moving and magnificently well-researched...Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis." -The New York Times A Washington Post reporter's intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a...

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  • Six Days in September
    Six Days in September (Hardback) William Keegan, David Marsh $33.03
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  • Making It Happen
    Making It Happen (English, Paperback) Iain Martin

    An explosive, controversial account of the collapse of RBS and the collapse of the British economy

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  • Between Debt and the Devil
    Between Debt and the Devil (English, Paperback) Adair Turner

    Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight about what really caused the crisis. It didn't happen because banks are too big to fail?our addiction to private debt is to blame....

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  • Boomerang
    Boomerang (Paperback) Michael Lewis

    Right now, Europe is in serious financial chaos. In Greece, infrastructure costs mean it would be cheaper to transport all Greek rail passengers by taxi, and hairdressing is classified as arduous for tax avoidance purposes. This title reveals the true natures of the countries caught up in - and exacerbating - our boomerang economies.

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  • Lords of Finance
    Lords of Finance (English, Paperback) Liaquat Ahamed

    In Lords of Finance, we meet these men, the four bankers who truly broke the world: the enigmatic Norman Montagu of the bank of England, Benjamin Strong of the NY Federal Reserve, the arrogant yet brilliant Hjalmar Schacht of the Reichsbanlk and the xenophobic Emile Moreau of the Banque de France.

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  • Debunking Economics
    Debunking Economics (English, Paperback) Steve Keen

    In this radically updated and greatly expanded edition, Keen builds on his scathing critique of conventional economic theory whilst addressing the causes of recent financial crises.

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  • Fragile by Design
    Fragile by Design (English, Paperback) Charles W. Calomiris, Stephen H. Haber

    Why are banking systems unstable in so many countries--but not in others? The United States has had twelve systemic banking crises since 1840, while Canada has had none. The banking systems of Mexico and Brazil have not only been crisis prone but have provided miniscule amounts of credit to business enterprises and households....

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  • A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus
    A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus (English, Hardback) Panicos Demetriades

    This book tells the story of the euro crisis in Cyprus from the inside. Written by the former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, Panicos Demetriades, who was in office during this turbulent period, this book shows how the crisis unravelled through a series of key events that occurred during his tenure....

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  • Crisis Economics
    Crisis Economics (Paperback) Nouriel Roubini

    Financial crises are not unpredictable 'black swans', but an inherent part of capitalism. Only by remaking our financial systems to acknowledge this, can we get out of the mess we're in. Will there be another recession, and if so what shape? When will the next bubble occur? And what can we do about it? This book gives the answers.

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