The Economics Book
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The Economics Book

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by Niall Kishtainy
     
 

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From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.

Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics,

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From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.

Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns.

Employing DK's trademark visual approach, The Economics Book takes a frequently confusing subject and makes sense of it, clearly highlighting both historically important and emerging ideas in this critical field of science.

2014 The Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner

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"This entertaining and informative volume will make economics not only accessible but potentially even fascinating to a wide range of readers at and above a high-school reading level." –Booklist Editors' Choice: Reference Sources

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." – Examiner.com

"The Economics Book takes a unique approach to elucidating this often murky subject through well-written entries. The book's brilliance lies in its packaging of economic theory into easily digestible essays. Overall, this book will make economics not only accessible but potentially even fascinating to a wide range of readers at and above a high-school reading level." –Booklist *Starred Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756698270
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
08/20/2012
Series:
Big Ideas Simply Explained Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
133,404
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.63(h) x 1.12(d)

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