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    • False Economy

    • A Surprising Economic History of the World
    • By: Alan Beattie
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
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    • Story
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    Alan Beattie has long been intrigued by the fates of different countries, economies, and societies-why some fail and some succeed. Here, he weaves together elements of economics, history, politics, and human stories, revealing that societies, economies, and countries usually make concrete choices that determine their destinies.

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    • By Jerry on 11-27-10

    Regular price: $22.46

    • False Economy

    • A Surprising Economic History of the World
    • By: Alan Beattie
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Here is an important book for turbulent times, an accessible and engaging economic history of the world, by the world trade editor of the Financial Times.

    Witty, knowledgeable, and fluent, False Economy tells extraordinary stories of economic triumph and disaster, explaining how some countries went wrong while others went right, and why it’s so difficult to change course once you’re on the path to ruin.

    Regular price: $25.36