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Great Economic Thinkers An Introduction - from Adam Smith to Amartya Sen
ISBN: PB: 9781789142105, ISBN: HB: 9781789140057, Reaktion Books, March 2020
304 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm
"Great Economic Thinkers" presents an accessible introduction to the lives and works of the most influential economists of modern times. Free from confusing jargon and equations, the book describes and discusses key economic concepts – from the role...
Company Curiosities Nature, Culture and the East India Company, 1600-1874
ISBN: HB: 9781789140033, Reaktion Books, December 2018
352 pp., 25x19 cm, 160 illus., 100 in colour
For nearly three hundred years, the East India Company dominated British trade and relations with Asia. It made handsome profits for shareholders but also provided collectors in Europe with natural specimens and man-made rarities that were prized for...
Happy Future is a Thing of the Past The Greek Crisis and Other Disasters
ISBN: HB: 9781780239859, Reaktion Books, August 2018
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
Since 2010 Greece's social and economic conditions have been irreversibly transformed, a result of austerity measures imposed by the European troika and successive Greek governments. These stringent restructuring programmes were intended to make it p...
Hayek vs Keynes A Battle of Ideas
ISBN: HB: 9781780237305, Reaktion Books, March 2017
192 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
"Hayek vs Keynes: A Battle of Ideas" offers a clear historical account of the works of the two great totems of modern economic thought: Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. Hayek's "The Road to Serfdom" and Keynes's "The General Theory of Employm...
Adam Smith
ISBN: PB: 9781780235684, Reaktion Books, March 2016
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 35 illus.
Universally acknowledged as the father of capitalism, the eighteenth-century Scottish thinker Adam Smith is best known for developing the concept of the "invisible hand". The "hand" helped to explain how the removal of state regulation could set indi...
What Makes a Great Exhibition?
ISBN: PB: 9780970834614, Reaktion Books, March 2007
184 pp., 23.4x16.5 cm, 56 illus.
Rising attendance at museums, along with increased press coverage in the age of the international biennial and the "blockbuster" exhibition, has translated into a growing interest in how exhibitions are made. The new curatorial studies programmes spr...
Global Financial System 1750-2000
ISBN: HB: 9781861891099, Reaktion Books, October 2001
256 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm
This book traces the evolution of the highly integrated global financial system from 1750 to the present. It examines the corporate form of business organization in the eighteenth century that saw an explosion of growth in the nineteenth, which facil...