The Economics Book

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"To most readers, the term <i>engaging economics book </i>is an oxymoron. This cleverly presented new volume may change that. <i>...</i>Overall, this book will make economics not only accessible but potentially even fascinating to a wide range of readers."

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About The Economics Book

All your complicated economic questions and theories explained by world experts.

Economics is a broad topic, and your knowledge might be limited if you're not an economist by profession -- until now! The Economics Book is your jargon-free, visual guide to understanding the production and distribution of wealth.


Using a combination of authoritative, clear text, and bold graphics, this encyclopedia explores and explains big questions and issues that affect us all. Everything from taxation, to recession to the housing market and much more!

By following an innovative visual approach, The Economics Book demystifies and untangles complicated theories. Make sense of abstract concepts through colorful graphics, fun facts, and step-by-step flow diagrams.

Satisfy Your Hunger for Knowledge

Dive deeper into the history of economics with this page-turning book! From the ancient Greeks to today, you'll discover over 100 key ideas from the world's greatest theorists like Thomas Malthus, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman.

Fortunately, you don't need an economics degree to gain this type of understanding. The Economics Book is your accessible guide to tons of invaluable economic knowledge and learning how the economy shapes our world!

This book will be your guide through the history of economics:

- 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
- Contemporary Economics 1970 - Present

The Series Simply Explained

With over 7 million copies sold worldwide to date, The Economics Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series from DK Books. It uses innovative graphics along with engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand.