The Resource A little history of economics, Niall Kishtainy

A little history of economics, Niall Kishtainy

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A little history of economics
Title
A little history of economics
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Niall Kishtainy
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Language
eng
Summary
What causes poverty? Are economic crises inevitable under capitalism? Is government intervention in an economy a helpful approach or a disastrous idea? The answers to such basic economic questions matter to everyone, yet the unfamiliar jargon and math of economics can seem daunting. This clear, accessible, and even humorous book is ideal for young readers new to economics and for all readers who seek a better understanding of the full sweep of economic history and ideas. Economic historian Niall Kishtainy organizes short, chronological chapters that center on big ideas and events. He recounts the contributions of key thinkers including Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and others, while examining topics ranging from the invention of money and the rise of agrarianism to the Great Depression, entrepreneurship, environmental destruction, inequality, and behavioral economics. The result is a uniquely enjoyable volume that succeeds in illuminating the economic ideas and forces that shape our world
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Kishtainy, Niall
Dewey number
330.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Economics
  • Economic history
  • Economists
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A little history of economics, Niall Kishtainy
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Publication
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 249 pages
Isbn
9780300206364
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A little history of economics, Niall Kishtainy
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 249 pages
Isbn
9780300206364
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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