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111 Lords of Finance: 1929, the Great Depression, and the Bankers Who Broke the World (Paperback)

by Liaquat Ahamed

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 16/05/2009

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Tells the story of individuals - their ambitions, limitations and human nature - which lie at the heart of global catastrophe. This book features... Read more

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112 Why Look at Animals? - Penguin Great Ideas (Paperback)

by John Berger

Format: Paperback 112 pages
Published: 27/08/2009

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Explores how the ancient relationship between man and nature has been broken in the modern consumer age, with the animals that used to be at the... Read more

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113 Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear (Paperback)

by Dan Gardner

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 01/01/2009

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Shows how our flawed strategies for perceiving risk influence our lives, often with unforeseen and sometimes - tragic consequences. This book... Read more

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114 Eating Animals (Paperback)

by Jonathan Safran Foer

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 27/01/2011

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Where does it come from? How is it produced? What are the economic, social and environmental effects? Are there animals that it is straightforwardly... Read more

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115 Bad Samaritans: The Guilty Secrets of Rich Nations and the Threat to Global Prosperity (Paperback)

by Ha-Joon Chang

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 01/05/2008

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Argues that in theory the world's wealthiest countries and supra-national institutions like the IMF, World Bank and WTO want to see all nations... Read more

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116 The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (Paperback)

by Iain McGilchrist

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 15/06/2012

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Now available in a larger format, this title offers a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres... Read more

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117 Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life (Paperback)

by Nick Lane

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 26/10/2006

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Mitochondria are tiny structures within all our cells, believed to have once evolved from bacteria living independent lives. Drawing on cutting... Read more

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118 The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (Paperback)

by Steven Pinker

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 05/06/2003

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Recently many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by upbringing and culture, with... Read more

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119 Small is Beautiful: Study of Economics as If People Mattered (Paperback)

by E. F. Schumacher

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 16/09/1993

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A study of economics and its purpose. It examines our modern economic system - its use of resources and impact on how we live - questioning whether... Read more

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120 What They Teach You at Harvard Business School: My Two Years Inside the Cauldron of Capitalism (Paperback)

by Philip Delves Broughton

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 01/07/2010

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What do they teach you at Harvard Business School? Graduates at Harvard Business School run many of the world's biggest and most influential... Read more

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