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  • Inglorious Empire
    Inglorious Empire (English, Hardback) Shashi Tharoor

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - revealing how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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  • Debt
    Debt (English, Paperback) David Graeber

    A revised and updated edition of the international bestseller. Graeber, one of the early organisers of Occupy Wall Street and a well regarded academic, presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom; he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell...

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  • The Power of Market Fundamentalism
    The Power of Market Fundamentalism (English, Paperback) Research Professor of Sociology Fred Block

    What is it about free-market ideas that gives them staying power in the face of such failures as persistent unemployment, widening inequality, and financial crises? The Power of Market Fundamentalism extends economist Karl Polanyi's work to explain why these dangerous utopian ideas have become the dominant economic ideology of our time.

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  • Fantasyland
    Fantasyland (English, Hardback) Kurt Andersen

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? "The single most important explanation, and the fullest explanation, of how Donald Trump became president of the United States . . . nothing less than the most important book that I have read this year."?Lawrence O'Donnell...

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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century (English, Hardback) Thomas Piketty

    The main driver of inequality--returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth--is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. Thomas Piketty's findings in this ambitious, original, rigorous work will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality.

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  • A Culture of Growth
    A Culture of Growth (English, Hardback) Joel Mokyr

    " The description for this book, A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy, will be forthcoming. "--

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  • Why Nations Fail
    Why Nations Fail (English, Paperback) Professor Daron Acemoglu

    Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?...

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  • Change to Chains-The 6,000 Year Quest for Control -Volume I-Rise of the Republic
    Change to Chains-The 6,000 Year Quest for Control -Volume I-Rise of the Republic (English, Paperback) William J Federer

    How did past civilizations rise and fall? How rare is America's experiment with a republic? World history comes alive in this edition that presents a whole new perspective.

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  • Capitalizing on Crisis
    Capitalizing on Crisis (English, Paperback) Greta R. Krippner

    Argues that state policies that created conditions conducive to financialization allowed the state to avoid a series of economic, social, and political dilemmas that confronted policymakers as postwar prosperity stalled beginning in the late 1960s and 1970s. This book also focuses on deregulation of financial markets during the 1970s and 1980s.

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  • Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett
    Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett (English, Hardback) Yefei Lu

    A gift to Buffett followers who have long sought a pattern to the investor's success,Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett presents the most detailed analysis to date of Buffet's long-term investment portfolio. Lu pinpoints what is unique about Buffett's timing, instinct, use of outside knowledge, and postinvestment actions, and he identifies what could work for all investors with companies big and small, global and domestic.

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  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa (Paperback) Walter Rodney

    Rodney's classic argues that the imperial countries of Europe, along with the US, bear major responsibility for impoverishing Africa. They have been joined in this exploitation by agents or unwitting accomplices in both the North and Africa. This new edition includes additional essays by Rodney and an introduction by the Walter Rodney Foundation.

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  • The Great Escape
    The Great Escape (English, Paperback) Angus Deaton

    Asserts that 250 years ago, some parts of the world began to experience sustained progress, opening up gaps and setting the stage for today's hugely unequal world and examines the United States, a nation that has prospered but is today experiencing slower growth and increasing inequality.

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  • Capitalism
    Capitalism (Paperback)

    A critical exploration of money, morality and markets by award-winning financial journalist John Plender.

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  • Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction
    Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Manfred B. Steger, Ravi K. Roy

    In its heyday in the late 1990s, neoliberalism emerged as the world's dominant economic paradigm. But the global financial crisis of 2008-9 fundamentally shocked a globalized economy built on neoliberal assumptions. This VSI examines the origins, core claims, and considerable variations of neoliberalism with examples from around the world.

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  • Economics of Good and Evil
    Economics of Good and Evil (English, Paperback) Tomas Sedlacek, Vaclav Havel

    In The Economics of Good and Evil, Sedlacek challenges widely-held beliefs about economics and culture by tracing the study and themes of economics throughout history.

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  • Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction
    Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Robert C. Allen

    The gap between the rich and the poor can be vast. Robert C. Allen considers the main factors that contribute to this gap, looking at the interconnections between economic growth, culture, technology, and income distribution. Exploring the historical processes that have created the unequal world of today, he takes a global look at wealth worldwide.

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  • The Money Machine
    The Money Machine (Paperback) Philip Coggan

    What causes the pound to rise or interest rates to fall? Which are the institutions that really matter? Why is it we need the Money Machine - and what happens when it crashes? The author provides clear and concise answers and shows why we should all be more familiar with a system we so intimately depend upon.

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  • Architect of Prosperity
    Architect of Prosperity (English, Hardback) Neil Monnery

    This is a book about Sir John Cowperthwaite - the man Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman identified as being behind Hong Kong's remarkable post-war economic transformation. Despite there being some articles about him and effusive obituaries there have, until now, been no published biographies of Cowperthwaite.

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  • Manias, Panics, and Crashes
    Manias, Panics, and Crashes (English, Paperback) Robert Z. Aliber, Charles Poor Kindleberger

    This seventh edition of an investment classic has been thoroughly revised and expanded following the latest crises to hit international markets. Renowned economist Robert Z. Aliber introduces the concept that global financial crises in recent years are not independent events, but symptomatic of an inherent instability in the international system.

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  • The Passions and the Interests
    The Passions and the Interests (English, Paperback) Albert O. Hirschman

    Reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests - so long condemned as the deadly sin of avarice - was assigned the role of containing the unruly and destructive passions of man.

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