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

    Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its achievements - the minimum wage, tax credits, Bank of England independence and the refinancing of the National Health Service - he describes how to meet the challenge of pursuing a radical agenda within a credible party of government.

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

    Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.

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  • The Politics Book
    The Politics Book (Hardback) DK

    Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, this book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. It includes more than 100 ideas in the history of politics that are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics, such as theoretical foundations and practical applications become real.

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  • Guns, Germs And Steel
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • The Ascent of Money
    The Ascent of Money (English, Paperback) Niall Ferguson

    Shows that financial history is the back-story to all history. From the banking dynasty who funded the Italian Renaissance to the stock market bubble that caused the French Revolution, this is the story of booms and busts.

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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 Rise and Fall of American Growth
    The Rise and Fall of American Growth (English, Paperback) Robert J. Gordon

    In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television transformed households and workplaces. But has that era of unprecedented growth come to an end? Weaving together a vivid narrative, historical anecdotes, and economic analysis, The Rise...

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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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  • The House of Rothschild
    The House of Rothschild (English, Paperback) Niall Ferguson

    A portrait of the remarkable, elusive Rothschild family. It uncovers the secrets behind the family's phenomenal economic success. It also reveals the details of the family's vast political network, which gave it access to and influence over many of the greatest statesmen of the age.

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  • The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money
    The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (Paperback) John Maynard Keynes

    John Maynard Keynes is perhaps the foremost economic thinker of the 20th century. He ranks with Adam Smith and Karl Marx; and his impact on how economics was practiced, from the Great Depression to the 1970s, was unmatched.

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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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  • The Corporation That Changed the World
    The Corporation That Changed the World (English, Paperback) Nick Robins

    This is the dark history of the original multinational company

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  • Till Time's Last Sand
    Till Time's Last Sand (English, Hardback) David Kynaston

    The authorized history of the Bank of England by Britain's leading social historian.

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  • A Little History of Economics
    A Little History of Economics (English, Hardback) Niall Kishtainy

    A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas of great thinkers in the field

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  • The Economics of Inequality
    The Economics of Inequality (English, Hardback) Thomas Piketty

    Succinct, accessible, and authoritative, Thomas Piketty's The Economics of Inequality is the ideal place to start for those who want to understand the fundamental issues at the heart of one the most pressing concerns in contemporary economics and politics. This work now appears in English for the first time.

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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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  • The Great Divergence
    The Great Divergence (English, Paperback) Kenneth Pomeranz

    Offers an insight into one of the classic questions of history: why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Europe? This book shows, as recently as 1750, parallels between these two parts of the world were very high in life expectancy, consumption, product and factor markets, and the strategies of households.

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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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  • 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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