How Our Economy Works (and Doesn't Work) in Words and Pictures

Book - 2012
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A guide to the economy in graphic novel format traces the history of Western economic thought from its beginnings to the world economy in the twenty-first century.
Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2012
ISBN: 9780810988392
Characteristics: 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Aug 20, 2018

Decent read for a complicated subject that is hard for peopleto get a grasp on but the leftist bias shows through more and more over the course of the book.

Jun 29, 2015

Well written and illustrated for the most part. A slight leftist bias by the author wasn't objectionable. Okay for any reader. USA centred discussion. Poorly bound pages.

Sep 09, 2013

Very enjoyable book, IMO. Easy to read as a 'graphic' text (comic book) but much of its materiel is delivering dailyshow style. Meaning approaching satire but having a thicker thread of reality than most lame-stream media. I like reading economic related books but this is one I will actually suggest others read. I know that most can actually finish a book on this topic without being hooked up to a coffee based intravenous.......

SkycycleX2 Feb 11, 2013

I have actually wanted a book like this to come out and I bet I'm not the only one. If you've been trying to figure out what the heck is going on with the economy, this book can help. It clearly explains economic theory in an easy to understand and entertaining way. That sounds impossible but here it is. I don't always agree with the conclusions or the opinions but Goodwin does make clear that some of it is his opinion. And that economic theory is a highly contentious field of study. It's all theory!


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