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  • Cultural Economics and Theoryby David Hamilton; Glen Atkinson; William M. Dugger; William T. Waller Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    David Hamilton is a leader in the American institutionalist school of heterodox economics that emerged after WWII. This volume includes 25 articles written by Hamilton over a period of nearly half a century. In these articles he examines the philosophical foundations and practical problems of economics. The result of this is a unique institutionalist... more...

  • A Critical History of Economicsby John Mills

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 44.00

    John Mills provides a critical survey of the way economics has developed. He argues that the main goal of economics ought to be to show how to achieve a combination of economic growth, full employment, low inflation, avoidance of extreme poverty and sustainability. That it has failed to do so is neither inevitable nor accidental. It has failed because... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Economicsby Craig Hovey; Gregory Rehmke

    DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95

    Think outside the borders. Global economics affects every aspect of our lives. Free trade agreements, tariffs, terrorism, trade deficits, international debt, global warming, OPEC, outsourcing, and sweat shops are just some of the forces driving our world, food supply, jobs, and future. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Economics provides... more...

  • The Anti-Capitalist Dictionaryby David E. Lowes

    Zed Books 2006; US$ 31.95

    This dictionary is an alternative and a counter-balance to the many political dictionaries that ignore or marginalize the history and influence of anti-capitalist movements. It paints a rich picture of the ideas and issues that inform today‘s anti-capitalist activity. Anti-capitalism has existed in many forms and with a variety of names since... more...

  • The Myth of the Rational Marketby Justin Fox

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    ?Do we really need yet another book about the financial crisis? Yes, we do?because this one is different?.A must-read for anyone who wants to understand the mess we?re in.? ?Paul Krugman, New York Times Book Review   ?Fox makes business history thrilling.? ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch   A lively history of ideas, The Myth of... more...

  • Conversations on Growth, Stability and Tradeby Brian Snowdon

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00

    This volume provides a comprehensive survey of the major economic issues that have helped shape the modern world. It includes discussions of contemporary research findings in macroeconomics and scrutinizes some of the most important debates in economic history. more...

  • The Great Waveby David Hackett Fischer

    Oxford University Press, USA 1997; US$ 22.99

    David Hackett Fischer, one of our most prominent historians, has garnered a reputation for making history come alive--even stories as familiar as Paul Revere's ride, or as complicated as the assimilation of British culture in North America. Now, in The Great Wave, Fischer has done it again, marshaling an astonishing array of historical facts in... more...

  • Intellectual Capitalby Tom Karier

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    Thomas Karier explores the core ideas of the economic theorists whose work led to their being awarded the Nobel Prize in its first 40 years. more...

  • Grand Pursuitby Sylvia Nasar

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 14.00

    In a sweeping narrative, the author of the megabestseller A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. It?s the epic story of the making of modern economics, and of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material... more...

  • Capital Ideasby Peter L. Bernstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 19.95

    Capital Ideas traces the origins of modern Wall Street, from the pioneering work of early scholars and the development of new theories in risk, valuation, and investment returns, to the actual implementation of these theories in the real world of investment management. Bernstein brings to life a variety of brilliant academics who have contributed... more...