Talking to My Daughter About the Economy A Brief History of Capitalism

Hardback (19 Oct 2017) | English

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Synopsis

Yanis Varoufakis, the world-renowned economist and #1 bestselling author, uses personal stories and famous myths to explain what economics is and why it has the power to change our world.

Why is there so much inequality? In this intimate and accessible book, world famous economist Yanis Varoufakis sets out to answer his daughter Xenia's deceptively simple question. Drawing on memories of her childhood and a variety of well-known tales - from Oedipus and Faust to Frankenstein and The Matrix -- Talking To My Daughter About the Economy explains everything you need to know in order to understand why economics is the most important drama of our times. It is a book that helps to make sense of a troubling world while inspiring us to make it a better one.

Book information

ISBN: 9781847924445
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: The Bodley Head
Pub date:
DEWEY: 330
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 209
Weight: 370g
Height: 143mm
Width: 223mm
Spine width: 27mm