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Adam Smith: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Christopher J. Berry

9780198784456
Paperback
October 2018

Very Short Introductions

Today Adam Smith, author of the Wealth of Nations, is associated with the promotion of self-interest and a defence of greed. Yet if Smith is actually read this is more a caricature than a faithful portrait. Berry offers a balanced and nuanced view of this seminal thinker, set against contemporary European history, politics, and philosophy.

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Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Philip N. Jefferson

9780198716471
Paperback
July 2018

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.

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A Concise Economic History of the World: From Paleolithic Times to the Present

Fifth edition

£105.99

Larry Neal, Rondo Cameron

9780199989768
Paperback
January 2016

If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price

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Multidisciplinary Economics: A Methodological Account

£88.00

Piet Keizer

9780199686490
Hardback
April 2015

Discusses a series of orthodox and heterodox economic, sociological, and psychological approaches and analyses. Explains how orthodox economics has developed a so-called economic world, and constructs a methodologically comparable sociological and psychological world.

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Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest for Economic Meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street

£12.99

Tomas Sedlacek, Vaclav Havel

9780199322183
Paperback
November 2013

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Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Robert C. Allen

9780199596652
Paperback
September 2011

Very Short Introductions

The gap between the rich and the poor can be vast. Robert C. Allen considers the main factors that contribute to this gap, looking at the interconnections between economic growth, culture, technology, and income distribution. Exploring the historical processes that have created the unequal world of today, he takes a global look at wealth worldwide.

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Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Robert Skidelsky

9780199591640
Paperback
October 2010

Very Short Introductions

John Maynard Keynes was one of the most influential economists of the twentieth century. His ideas have had a central influence on many of areas of economics used today, both in theory and practice. In this Very Short Introduction Lord Robert Skidelsky looks at Keynes's life, his philosophy, his theories, and the legacy he left behind.

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Contours of the World Economy 1-2030 AD: Essays in Macro-Economic History

£40.49

Angus Maddison

9780199227204
Paperback
September 2007

Written by a pioneer in the quantitative and macroeconomic analysis of economic history, this book combines qualitative histories with quantitative data. It also seeks a new understanding of the forces of economic growth and development by taking the ultimate long view - the whole of the last millennium - and looking to the future.

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