DK The Economics Book (Big Ideas)

ISBN 13: 9781409376415

The Economics Book (Big Ideas)

4,07 durchschnittliche Bewertung
( 688 Bewertungen bei Goodreads )
 
9781409376415: The Economics Book (Big Ideas)

Bring economics to life with this essential guide to more than 100 of the big ideas in economic theory and practice covering everything from ancient theories right up to cutting-edge modern developments.

Die Inhaltsangabe kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

From Booklist:

*Starred Review* To most readers, the term engaging economics book is an oxymoron. This cleverly presented new volume may change that. The Economics Book takes a unique approach to elucidating this often murky subject through well-written entries. Arranged by both subtopic and time frame, the history of economic theory, notable world events, and biographies of key players are presented in six chapters, titled “Let the Trading Begin (400 BCE–1770 CE),” “The Age of Reason (1770–1820),” “Industrial and Economic Revolutions (1820–1929),” “War and Depressions (1929–1945),” “Post-War Economics (1945–1970),” and “Contemporary Economics (1970–present).” Chapters vary in length from 10 to 27 entries, each accompanied by an “In Context” sidebar and voluminous supporting illustrations, including flowcharts, graphs, and pictures. The book concludes with a directory of influential economic thinkers, a brief glossary, and an adequate index. The book’s brilliance lies in its packaging of economic theory into easily digestible essays (e.g. “The Economy is a Yo-Yo: Boom and Bust”; “Make the Polluter Pay: External Costs”; “Crowds Breed Collective Insanity: Economic Bubbles”). 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. --Jennifer Michaelson

Review:

"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

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Neu kaufen Angebot ansehen

Versand: EUR 29,50
Von Deutschland nach USA

Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

In den Warenkorb

Beste Suchergebnisse beim ZVAB

1.

DK
Verlag: Dorling Kindersley Ltd. Sep 2012 (2012)
ISBN 10: 1409376419 ISBN 13: 9781409376415
Neu Anzahl: 2
Anbieter
AHA-BUCH GmbH
(Einbeck, Deutschland)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Dorling Kindersley Ltd. Sep 2012, 2012. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to economics Bring economics to life with The Economics Book, an essential guide to more that 100 of the big ideas in economic theory and practice covering everything from ancient theories right up to cutting-edge modern developments. From Aristotle to John Maynard Keynes and beyond, all the greatest economists and their theories are featured and the innovative graphics, step-by-step summaries and mind maps help clarify hard-to-grasp concepts. The Economics Book is perfect for economic students and anyone who has an interest in how economies work. 352 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781409376415

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 21,49
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 29,50
Von Deutschland nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer