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Debt - Updated and Expanded

(Available October 28, 2014)
Debt - Updated and Expanded
Written by David Graeber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194196
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Debt - Updated and Expanded
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.00

Before there was money, there was debt

Every economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systems—to relieve ancient people from having to haul their goods to market. The problem with this version of history? There’s not a shred of evidence to support it.
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Seven Bad Ideas
Seven Bad Ideas
Written by Jeff Madrick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961181
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Seven Bad Ideas
How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Written by Jeff Madrick


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming America and the world.

Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling inflation is paramount. Pay reflects greater worker skills. A deregulated free market is fair and effective. Theories like... Read more >
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Seven Bad Ideas
Seven Bad Ideas
Written by Jeff Madrick
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Seven Bad Ideas
How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Written by Jeff Madrick


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $13.99

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming America and the world.

Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling inflation is paramount. Pay reflects greater worker skills. A deregulated free market is fair and effective. Theories like... Read more >
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The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class

Written by Kees Van Der Pijl


Format: eBook, 378 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $29.95

With The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class, Kees van der Pijl put class formation at the heart of our understanding of world politics and the global economy. This landmark study dissects one of the most decisive phenomena of the twentieth century—the rise of an Atlantic ruling class of multinational banks... Read more >
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In the Name of Profit
In the Name of Profit
Written by Robert L. Heilbroner
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ISBN: 9780804152686
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In the Name of Profit

Written by Robert L. Heilbroner


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $19.99

Said One Executive:
“Why should my conscience bother me?”

Here are dramatic true stories of executives whose desire for profit leads them into shameful decisions.

Naming actual executive of major American companies, the authors portray corporate irresponsibility in human term. One executive is shown as he orders his subordinates to fake a... Read more >
Historical Capitalism

Written by Immanuel Wallerstein


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $16.95

A succinct introduction to the history of capitalism by the renowned political theorist.

In this short, highly readable book, the master of world-systems theory provides a succinct anatomy of capitalism over the past five hundred years. Considering the way capitalism has changed and evolved over the centuries, and what has remained... Read more >
Money
Money
Written by Felix Martin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962430
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Money
The Unauthorized Biography
Written by Felix Martin


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $27.95

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history...

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Money
Money
Written by Felix Martin
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ISBN: 9780307962447
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Money
The Unauthorized Biography
Written by Felix Martin


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.99

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history...

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Money
Money
Written by Felix Martin, Read by Nicholas Guy Smith
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804191548
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Money
The Unauthorized Biography
Written by Felix Martin
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $22.50

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history...

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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
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ISBN: 9780307719225
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $17.00

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?

Simply... Read more >
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La Gran Apuesta
La Gran Apuesta
Written by Michael Lewis
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ISBN: 9788499922331
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La Gran Apuesta

Written by Michael Lewis


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

La excepcional crónica del crash inmobiliario que originó la mayor crisis de los últimos 70 años.

La gran apuesta
es la excepcional crónica del crash inmobiliario que originó la mayor crisis de los últimos ochenta años. Cuando en otoño de 2008 la economía estadounidense se hundió, arrastrando tras de sí a buena... Read more >
Freedom's Forge
Freedom's Forge
Written by Arthur Herman
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ISBN: 9780812982046
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Freedom's Forge
How American Business Produced Victory in World War II
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Remarkable as it may seem today, there once was a time when the president of the United States could pick up the phone and ask the president of General Motors to resign his position and... Read more >
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A Nation of Deadbeats
A Nation of Deadbeats
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson
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ISBN: 9780307474322
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A Nation of Deadbeats
An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

Pundits will argue that the 2008 financial crisis was the first crash in American history driven by consumer debt. But in this spirited, highly engaging account, Scott Reynolds Nelson demonstrates that consumer debt has underpinned almost every major financial panic in the nation’s history. From William Duer’s attempts to profit off...

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Debtors' Prison
Debtors' Prison
Written by Robert Kuttner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959805
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Debtors' Prison
The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility
Written by Robert Kuttner


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $26.95

One of our foremost economic thinkers challenges a cherished tenet of today’s financial orthodoxy: that spending less, refusing to forgive debt, and shrinking government—“austerity”—is the solution to a persisting economic crisis like ours or Europe’s, now in its fifth year.

Since the collapse of September 2008, the conversation about economic recovery...

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Debtors' Prison
Debtors' Prison
Written by Robert Kuttner
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ISBN: 9780307959812
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Debtors' Prison
The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility
Written by Robert Kuttner


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $14.99

One of our foremost economic thinkers challenges a cherished tenet of today’s financial orthodoxy: that spending less, refusing to forgive debt, and shrinking government—“austerity”—is the solution to a persisting economic crisis like ours or Europe’s, now in its fifth year.

Since the collapse of September 2008, the conversation about economic recovery...

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A Disposition to Be Rich
A Disposition to Be Rich
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
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ISBN: 9780345804693
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A Disposition to Be Rich
Ferdinand Ward, the Greatest Swindler of the Gilded Age
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.00

A New York Times Notable Book

The compelling behind-the-scenes story of the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age, whose villainy bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and stunned the world of finance—told by his great-grandson, award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward.
 
Ferdinand Ward, the son of a Protestant missionary and small-town pastor, moved to New York...

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Billionaires' Ball
Billionaires' Ball
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807003435
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Billionaires' Ball
Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.00

A society top-heavy with billionaires may seem like a paradise of upward mobility, but it actually more closely resembles a boneyard of broken dreams for all but a lucky few. Between 1980 and 2008, the incomes of the bottom 90 percent of Americans grew by a meager 1 percent compared to...

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Debt
Debt
Written by David Graeber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191294
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Debt
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $22.00

Now in paperback: David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt
 
Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the... Read more >
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The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class
The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class
Written by Kees Van Der Pijl
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ISBN: 9781844678716
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The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class

Written by Kees Van Der Pijl


Format: Trade Paperback, 378 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $29.95

With The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class, Kees van der Pijl put class formation at the heart of our understanding of world politics and the global economy. This landmark study dissects one of the most decisive phenomena of the twentieth century—the rise of an Atlantic ruling class of multinational banks... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
A Nation of Deadbeats
A Nation of Deadbeats
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961051
Our Price: $12.99
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A Nation of Deadbeats
An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $12.99

The story of America is a story of dreamers and defaulters.  It is also a story of dramatic financial panics that defined the nation, created its political parties, and forced tens of thousands to escape their creditors to new towns in Texas, Florida, and California.  As far back as 1792, these...

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The Einstein of Money
The Einstein of Money
Written by Joe Carlen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616145576
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The Einstein of Money
The Life and Timeless Financial Wisdom of Benjamin Graham
Written by Joe Carlen


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $25.00

Warren Buffett—widely considered the most successful investor of all time—has repeatedly acknowledged Benjamin Graham as the primary influence on his investment approach. Indeed, there is a direct line between the record-shattering investing performance of Buffett (and other value investors) and Graham’s life. In six books and dozens of papers, Graham—known as... Read more >
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The Einstein of Money
The Life and Timeless Financial Wisdom of Benjamin Graham
Written by Joe Carlen


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $25.00

Warren Buffett—widely considered the most successful investor of all time—has repeatedly acknowledged Benjamin Graham as the primary influence on his investment approach. Indeed, there is a direct line between the record-shattering investing performance of Buffett (and other value investors) and Graham’s life. In six books and dozens of papers, Graham—known as... Read more >
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Age of Greed
Age of Greed
Written by Jeff Madrick
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ISBN: 9781400075669
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Age of Greed
The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present
Written by Jeff Madrick


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $17.95

A vivid history of the economics of greed told through the stories of those major figures primarily responsible.
 
Age of Greed shows how the single-minded and selfish pursuit of immense personal wealth has been on the rise in the United States over the last forty years. Economic journalist Jeff Madrick tells...

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Freedom's Forge
Freedom's Forge
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604631
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Freedom's Forge
How American Business Produced Victory in World War II
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Remarkable as it may seem today, there once was a time when the president of the United States could pick up the phone and ask the president of General Motors to resign his position and... Read more >
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A Disposition to Be Rich
A Disposition to Be Rich
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959447
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A Disposition to Be Rich
How a Small-Town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought on a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-Hated Man in the United States
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

Ferdinand Ward was the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age. Through his unapologetic villainy, he bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and ran roughshod over the entire world of finance. Now, his compelling, behind-the-scenes story is told—told by his great-grandson, award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward.
Ward was the Bernie Madoff of his day, a...

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