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Billionaires' Ball
Billionaires' Ball
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003398
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Billionaires' Ball
Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $26.95

The concentration of wealth today in such a small number of hands inevitably created a dynamic that led to freewheeling financial speculation—a dynamic that produced similarly disastrous results in the last great age of inequality, in the 1920s. Such concentrated economic power reverberates throughout society, threatening the quality of life and... Read more >
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Billionaires' Ball
Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $26.95

The concentration of wealth today in such a small number of hands inevitably created a dynamic that led to freewheeling financial speculation—a dynamic that produced similarly disastrous results in the last great age of inequality, in the 1920s. Such concentrated economic power reverberates throughout society, threatening the quality of life and... Read more >
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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719218
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $30.00

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


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.99

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 >
Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, Read by Dan Woren
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ISBN: 9780307987464
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $24.00

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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Borrow
Borrow
Written by Louis Hyman
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ISBN: 9780307741684
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The American Way of Debt
Written by Louis Hyman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think.
 
Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased... Read more >
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Borrow
Written by Louis Hyman
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ISBN: 9780307744906
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The American Way of Debt
Written by Louis Hyman


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think.
 
Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased... Read more >
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Historical Capitalism with Capitalist Civilization
Historical Capitalism with Capitalist Civilization
Written by Immanuel Wallerstein
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ISBN: 9781844677665
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Historical Capitalism with Capitalist Civilization

Written by Immanuel Wallerstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $17.95

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 constant, he outlines its chief characteristics. In particular, he looks at the emergence... Read more >
Debt
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $32.00

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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Age of Greed
Age of Greed
Written by Jeff Madrick
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ISBN: 9780307596710
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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: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $13.99

A vividly told history of how greed bred America’s economic ills over the last forty years, and of the men most responsible for them.

As Jeff Madrick makes clear in a narrative at once sweeping, fast-paced, and incisive, the single-minded pursuit of huge personal wealth has been on the rise in the... Read more >
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A History of Gold and Money
A History of Gold and Money
Written by Pierre Vilar, Translated by Judith White
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ISBN: 9781844674770
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A History of Gold and Money
1450-1920
Written by Pierre Vilar
Translated by Judith White


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: April 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

For much of human history, the motive force behind war, conquest, social conflict and world exploration has been the drive to acquire gold. From the ancient world of Croesus to the wealthy dynasties of Renaissance Italy, from the earliest European explorations into Africa, America, and Asia to the gold rushes of... Read more >
The Last Energy War
The Battle Over Utility Deregulation
Written by Harvey Wasserman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $5.95

A fast-paced, shoot-from-the-hip "people's history," The Last Energy War is an accessible, entertaining, and infuriating narration of how the electric power business started, how it almost bankrupted the nation, and how it is now soaking the public to pay for its trillion-dollar atomic mistake.
From the electric chair to Chernobyl, from Thomas... Read more >
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Rogue Economics

Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

What do Eastern Europe's booming sex trade, America's subprime mortgage lending scandal, China’s fake goods industry, and celebrity philanthropy in Africa have in common? With biopirates trolling the blood industry, fish-farming bandits ravaging the high seas, pornography developing virtually in Second Life, and games like World of Warcraft spawning online sweatshops... Read more >
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The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth
The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth
Written by Benjamin M. Friedman
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ISBN: 9780307773456
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The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth

Written by Benjamin M. Friedman


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

From the author of Day of Reckoning, the acclaimed critique of Ronald Reagan’s economic policy (“Every citizen should read it,” said The New York Times): a persuasive, wide-ranging argument that economic growth provides far more than material benefits. In clear-cut prose, Benjamin M. Friedman examines the political and social histories of... Read more >
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The Great Depression
The Great Depression
Written by Robert S. McElvaine
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ISBN: 9780307774446
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The Great Depression
America 1929-1941
Written by Robert S. McElvaine


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $13.99

One of the classic studies of the Great Depression, featuring a new introduction by the author with insights into the economic crises of 1929 and today.
 
In the twenty-five years since its publication, critics and scholars have praised historian Robert McElvaine’s sweeping and authoritative history of the Great Depression as... Read more >
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Tulipomania
Tulipomania
Written by Mike Dash
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ISBN: 9780307560827
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Tulipomania
The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused
Written by Mike Dash


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $9.99

In the 1630s, visitors to the prosperous trading cities of the Netherlands couldn't help but notice that thousands of normally sober, hardworking Dutch citizens from every walk of life were caught up in an extraordinary frenzy of buying and selling. The object of this unprecedented speculation was the tulip, a delicate... Read more >
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The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
Written by Robert J. Samuelson
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ISBN: 9780812980042
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The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
The Past and Future of American Affluence
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $17.00

The Great Inflation in the 1960s and 1970s, notes award-winning columnist Robert J. Samuelson, played a crucial role in transforming American politics, economy, and everyday life. The direct consequences included stagnation in living standards, a growing belief—both in America and abroad—that the great-power status of the United States was ending, and... Read more >
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Hamilton's Curse
Hamilton's Curse
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo
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ISBN: 9780307382856
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Hamilton's Curse
How Jefferson's Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution--and What It Means for Americans Today
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2009
Price: $16.00

Two of the most influential figures in American history. Two opposing political philosophies. Two radically different visions for America.

Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were without question two of the most important Founding Fathers. They were also the fiercest of rivals. Of these two political titans, it is Jefferson—–the revered author... Read more >
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The History of Money
The History of Money
Written by Jack Weatherford
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ISBN: 9780307556745
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The History of Money

Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

In his most widely appealing book yet, one of today's leading authors of popular anthropology looks at the intriguing history and peculiar nature of money, tracing our relationship with it from the time when primitive men exchanged cowrie shells to the imminent arrival of the all-purpose electronic cash card. 320 pp... Read more >
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Rogue Economics
Rogue Economics
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228821
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Rogue Economics

Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $16.95

What do Eastern Europe's booming sex trade, America's subprime mortgage lending scandal, China’s fake goods industry, and celebrity philanthropy in Africa have in common? With biopirates trolling the blood industry, fish-farming bandits ravaging the high seas, pornography developing virtually in Second Life, and games like World of Warcraft spawning online sweatshops... Read more >
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A Future Perfect
A Future Perfect
Written by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge
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ISBN: 9780307485328
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A Future Perfect
The Challenge and Promise of Globalization
Written by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

A Future Perfect is the first comprehensive examination of the most important revolution of our time—globalization—and how it will continue to change our lives. Do businesses benefit from going global? Are we creating winner-take-all societies? Will globalization seal the triumph of junk culture? What will happen to individual careers? Gathering evidence... Read more >
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The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
Written by Robert J. Samuelson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366924
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The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
The Past and Future of American Affluence
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $13.99

The Great Inflation in the 1960s and 1970s, notes award-winning columnist Robert J. Samuelson, played a crucial role in transforming American politics, economy, and everyday life. The direct consequences included stagnation in living standards, a growing belief—both in America and abroad—that the great-power status of the United States was ending, and... Read more >
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Hamilton's Curse
Hamilton's Curse
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307449856
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Hamilton's Curse
How Jefferson's Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution--and What It Means for Americans Today
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 21, 2008
Price: $11.99

Two of the most influential figures in American history. Two opposing political philosophies. Two radically different visions for America.

Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were without question two of the most important Founding Fathers. They were also the fiercest of rivals. Of these two political titans, it is Jefferson—–the revered author... Read more >
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Age of Betrayal
Age of Betrayal
Written by Jack Beatty
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ISBN: 9781400032426
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Age of Betrayal
The Triumph of Money in America, 1865-1900
Written by Jack Beatty


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $18.95

Age of Betrayal is a brilliant reconsideration of America's first Gilded Age, when war-born dreams of freedom and democracy died of their impossibility. Focusing on the alliance between government and railroads forged by bribes and campaign contributions, Jack Beatty details the corruption of American political culture that, in the words of... Read more >
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Rogue Economics
Rogue Economics
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583228241
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Rogue Economics

Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2008
Price: $24.95

What do Eastern Europe's booming sex trade, America's subprime mortgage lending scandal, China’s fake goods industry, and celebrity philanthropy in Africa have in common? With biopirates trolling the blood industry, fish-farming bandits ravaging the high seas, pornography developing virtually in Second Life, and games like World of Warcraft spawning online sweatshops... Read more >
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