The Classical School: The Turbulent Birth of Economics in Twenty Extraordinary Lives (Paperback)Callum Williams (author)
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 243 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm
Short, punchy, and very well-written ... a terrific read. -- Kevin O'Rourke, author * A Short History of Brexit *
These lively essays ... are consistently insightful and manage to make complex ideas clear. -- David Miles, author * Macroeconomics *
Williams has chosen an engaging cast of characters; his collection is full of well-lived lives and grisly endings ... Williams relishes these little details and keeps the history lesson tearing along at pace. With roughly ten pages per economist, he writes with a style that is clear and has an eye on the student market ... Consume it as a whole or dip in and out. Either way, he leaves you a lot wiser. -- Philip Aldrick * The Times *
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