Economic History

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After the Music Stopped

The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead


New York Times  Bestseller One of our wisest and most clear-eyed economic thinkers offers a...

The Smartest Guys in the Room

The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron


There were dozens of books about Watergate, but only All the President's Men gave readers the full...

Lords of Finance

The Bankers Who Broke the World


Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize "A magisterial work...You can't help thinking about the economic...


The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist   From the acclaimed, award-winning author of ...

The Invisible Hook

The Hidden Economics of Pirates


Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers...


A sophisticated introduction to and assessment of all aspects of the Roman Empire's economic life.

The Great Surge

The Ascent of the Developing World


The untold story of the global poor: “Powerful, lucid, and revelatory, The Great Surge …offers...

The Road to Serfdom

Text and Documents: The Definitive Edition


A classic work in political philosophy, intellectual history and economics, The Road to Serfdom has...

Why Nations Fail

The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty


Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the...

Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

or, How Capitalism Works--and How It Fails


In Talking to My Daughter About the Economy , activist Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former finance...