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Kishtainy, Niall.(Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780756698270 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0756698278 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 352 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: London ; DK, 2012.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Let the trading begin (400 BCE-1770 CE) -- The age ... Read More
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"Reveals the many ideas and schools of economics ... Read More
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  • Baker & Taylor
    Explains history's groundbreaking economic theories, from Aristotle's notion that property should be private to Max Weber's thoughts on religion and the economy to Marilyn Waring's assertion that GDP ignores women.
  • Baker & Taylor
    "Reveals the many ideas and schools of economics that have emerged since trading first began in ancient times."--Front jacket flap.
  • DK Publishing
    From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.

    Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns.

    Employing DK's trademark visual approach, The Economics Book takes a frequently confusing subject and makes sense of it, clearly highlighting both historically important and emerging ideas in this critical field of science.

    2014 The Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner

    Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.

  • Dorling Kindersley Pub
    From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.

    Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns.

    Employing DK's trademark visual approach, The Economics Book takes a frequently confusing subject and makes sense of it, clearly highlighting both historically important and emerging ideas in this critical field of science.

    2014 The Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner

  • Penguin Putnam
    <b>All your complicated economic questions and theories explained by world experts.</b><br>&#160;<br>Economics is a broad topic, and your knowledge might be limited if you're not an economist by profession -- until now!&#160;<i>The Economics Book</i>&#160;is your jargon-free, visual guide to understanding the production and distribution of wealth.&#160;&#160;<br><br><br>Using a combination of authoritative, clear text, and bold graphics, this encyclopedia explores and explains big questions and issues that affect us all. Everything from taxation, to recession to the housing market and much more!<br><br>By following an innovative visual approach,&#160;<i>The Economics Book</i>&#160;demystifies and untangles complicated theories. Make sense of abstract concepts through colorful graphics, fun facts, and step-by-step flow diagrams.<br><br><b>Satisfy Your Hunger for Knowledge</b><br><br>Dive deeper into the history of economics with this page-turning book! From the ancient Greeks to today, you&rsquo;ll discover over 100 key ideas from the world's greatest theorists like Thomas Malthus, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman.<br><br>Fortunately, you don't need an economics degree to gain this type of understanding.&#160;<i>The Economics Book</i>&#160;is your accessible guide to tons of invaluable economic knowledge and learning how the economy shapes our world!<br><br>This book will be your guide through the history of economics:<br><br> <br>&#160;&#160;&#160;&bull;&#160;Let the Trading Begin 400 BCE &ndash; 1770 CE <br>&#160;&#160;&#160;&bull;&#160;The Age of Reason 1770 &ndash; 1820&#160; <br>&#160;&#160;&#160;&bull;&#160;Industrial and Economic Revolutions 1820 &ndash; 1929 <br>&#160;&#160;&#160;&bull;&#160;War and Depressions: 1929 &ndash; 1945&#160; <br>&#160;&#160;&#160;&bull;&#160;Post-War Economics 1945 &ndash; 1970 <br>&#160;&#160;&#160;&bull;&#160;Contemporary Economics 1970 &ndash; Present&#160;<br><br> <br> <b>The Series Simply Explained&#160;</b><br><br>With over 7 million copies sold worldwide to date,&#160;<i>The Economics Book&#160;</i>is part of the award-winning<i>&#160;Big Ideas Simply Explained&#160;</i>series from DK Books. It uses innovative graphics along with engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand.
  • Penguin Putnam
    All your complicated economic questions and theories explained by world experts.
     
    Economics is a broad topic, and your knowledge might be limited if you're not an economist by profession -- until now! The Economics Book is your jargon-free, visual guide to understanding the production and distribution of wealth.  


    Using a combination of authoritative, clear text, and bold graphics, this encyclopedia explores and explains big questions and issues that affect us all. Everything from taxation, to recession to the housing market and much more!

    By following an innovative visual approach, The Economics Book demystifies and untangles complicated theories. Make sense of abstract concepts through colorful graphics, fun facts, and step-by-step flow diagrams.

    Satisfy Your Hunger for Knowledge

    Dive deeper into the history of economics with this page-turning book! From the ancient Greeks to today, you'll discover over 100 key ideas from the world's greatest theorists like Thomas Malthus, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman.

    Fortunately, you don't need an economics degree to gain this type of understanding. The Economics Book is your accessible guide to tons of invaluable economic knowledge and learning how the economy shapes our world!

    This book will be your guide through the history of economics:


       ' Let the Trading Begin 400 BCE ' 1770 CE
       ' The Age of Reason 1770 ' 1820 
       ' Industrial and Economic Revolutions 1820 ' 1929
       ' War and Depressions: 1929 ' 1945 
       ' Post-War Economics 1945 ' 1970
       ' Contemporary Economics 1970 ' Present 


    The Series Simply Explained 

    With over 7 million copies sold worldwide to date, The Economics Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series from DK Books. It uses innovative graphics along with engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand.
  • Random House, Inc.
    From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.

    Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns.

    Employing DK's trademark visual approach, The Economics Book takes a frequently confusing subject and makes sense of it, clearly highlighting both historically important and emerging ideas in this critical field of science.

    2014 The Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner

Subject: Economics.
Economics > Methodology.
Economics > History.

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