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A richly original look at the origins of money and how it makes the world go roundNiall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of our financial system, from its genesis in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals o


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Karl Marx: Das Kapital (Great Economic Thinkers)
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Karl Marx wrote Das Kapital during the late industrial revolution, as Europe underwent a wrenching transformation from an agricultural to an industrial economy. In this monumental work, Marx argued that capitalism is both inefficient and immoral, rel


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The Wealth of Nations - An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes by Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish econom


What Would the Great Economists Do?: How Twelve Brilliant Minds Would Solve Today's Biggest Problems
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A timely exploration of the life and work of world-changing thinkers - from Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes - and how their ideas would solve the great economic problems we face today. Acclaimed economist and BBC broadcaster Linda Yueh profiles th


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The meeting of world leaders at Bretton Woods in 1944 was the only time countries from around the world agreed to overhaul the structure of the international monetary system. The system they set up presided over the longest, strongest, and most stabl


The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America
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Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American dream. Not anymore. In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies and their workers. Through the st


The Web of Debt: The Shocking Truth About Our Money System and How We Can Break Free
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Exploding the myths about money Our money system is not what we have been led to believe. The creation of money has been "privatized", or taken over by a private money cartel. Except for coins, all of our money is now created as loans advanced by pr


Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace
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You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history?Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work - our work - gets done. From ''Bartleby the Scrivener'' to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a fascinating, often funny, and sometimes disturbing anatomy of the white-collar world and how it came to be the way it is - and what it might become. In the mid-nineteenth century clerks worked in small, dank


The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too
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Ever since the Reagan era, Washington has been captured by a conservative economic agenda that has failed in every respect and that has long since lost any respect among serious economists.Finally, highly regarded economist James Galbraith presents a full-bore attack on the bankrupt economic policies of the Republican Party - and a much needed reality check on where to go from here.


Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics
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An epic, riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster - and an anatomy of the austerity politics that continue to shape the world today. When the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible. How could the country's largest metropolis fail? How could the capital of the financial world go bankrupt? Yet the city was indeed billions of dollars in the red, with no way to pay back its debts. Bankers and politicians alike seized


Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History
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What kind of mischief can result from misunderstanding the monetary system? The work of 2 obscure Scottish chemists destroyed the presidential prospects of William Jennings Bryan, as well as Franklin D. Roosevelt's decision to appease a few senators from the American West who helped communism triumph in China, are just 2 such mishaps cited in this important work by Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman. This accessible work also provides an in-depth discussion on the creation of


The Growth Delusion: Wealth, Poverty, and the Well-Being of Nations
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A provocative critique of the pieties and fallacies of our obsession with economic growth We live in a society in which a priesthood of economists, wielding impenetrable mathematical formulas, set the framework for public debate. Ultimately, it is the perceived health of the economy which determines how much we can spend on our schools, highways, and defense; economists decide how much unemployment is acceptable and whether it is right to print money or bail out profligate banks. The


A Little History of Economics
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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. What causes poverty? Are economic crises inevitable under capitalism? Is government intervention in an economy a helpful approach or a disastrous idea? The answers to such basic economic questions matter to everyone, yet the unfamiliar jargon and math of economics can seem daunting. This clear, accessible, and even humorous book is ideal for


Too Big to Fail
By Penguin Audio
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The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System - and Themselves A real-life thriller about the most tumultuous period in America's financial history by an acclaimed New York Times reporter. Andrew Ross Sorkin delivers the first true, behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea


The Road to Serfdom, the Definitive Edition: Text and Documents
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An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and the public for half a century. Originally published in 1944 - when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program - The Road to Serfdom was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the



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