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The Advancement of Civilisation in the Western World
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Due September 2018
This is a series of 3 volumes which charts the advancement of civilisation from Ancient Egypt to the 20th Century through the study of great individuals or of ordinary people touched for a moment by a vision of greatness.
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The Advancement of Civilisation in the Western World Volume 2: The Medieval World
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Due September 2018
This is the second volume in a series of 3 which charts the advancement of civilisation from Ancient Egypt to the 20th Century. Alongside the advancement of civilisation during the Middle ages were forces of destruction: widespread poverty, disease and warfare were endemic, despite the intelligent and devoted efforts of so many Christian scholars, reformers, artists and warriors.
How to save the global economy and build a sustainable future
Winner of the Best Achievement Award in the 2016-7 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION
ISBN: 9780856835117 - Hardback£19.95 Add to basket
The issues confronted in Rent Unmasked range from corporate tax evasion to the rise of irrational forces within democratic societies; the housing crisis to the fractured politics of the Eurozone; the misdemeanours in the banking sector to the way in which financial policies must be framed if economics is to be harmonised with ethics.
The Traumatised Society
How to Outlaw Cheating and Save our Civilisation
Finalist in 2012-13 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832871 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
"[This] is a staggering work that presents nothing less than a new paradigm – yet it is based in an historical narrative and overview of political, economic and cultural history that is ancient. Simply stated the premise is this: the theft of the nation’s economic surplus is the root cause of all the world’s major problems." Wayne Sturgeon, Fourth World Review
The Science of Economics
The Economic Teaching of Leon MacLaren
ISBN: 9780856832918 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
This book is based on a three-year course prepared by Leon MacLaren for the School of Economic Science in London in the late 1960s. The editor, Raymond Makewell, presents the original subject matter revised with more recent examples and statistics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and USA.
Progress and Poverty
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An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth...The Remedy. "The people must think because the people alone can act." The classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
Progress and Poverty – Condensed Edition
Edited and Abridged for Modern Readers
ISBN: 9780911312980 - Paperback£10.95 Add to basket
"Today we live in a world that is divided. A world in which we have made great progress and advances in science and technology. But it is also a world where millions of children die because they have no access to medicines. We live in a world where knowledge and information have made enormous strides, yet millions of children are not in school. It is a world of great promise and hope. It is also a world of despair, disease and hunger." Nelson Mandela, 2005
The Secret Life of Real Estate and Banking
Chosen for July 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832635 - Hardback£30.00 Add to basket
Phil Anderson explains, quite simply, how the real estate cycle originates, offers a fascinating study of US history to illustrate the stages through which each cycle passes, then explains why this cycle of boom and bust must repeat, given present economic conditions.
The Land Question
Viewpoint and counter viewpoint on the need for land reform
ISBN: 9780911312409 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
In his published works, George gave to the world a three-fold economic legacy: political, intellectual, and moral. This is perhaps clearest in this volume, which brings together three of his famous works: The Land Question, Property in Land, and The Condition of Labor.
A New Model of the Economy
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This book offers a radical revision of modern economic theory. Its starting point is the existing body of both micro and macro economics, as developed in such textbooks as Economics by Begg, Fischer and Dornbusch and Positive Economics by Lipsey and Chrystal.
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