Talking to My Daughter About the Economy : A Brief History of Capitalism

Talking to My Daughter About the Economy : A Brief History of Capitalism

Description

Yanis Varoufakis, the bestselling author of Adults in the Room, uses personal stories and famous myths to explain what economics is and why it has the power to change our world. Why is there so much inequality? In this intimate and accessible book, world famous economist Yanis Varoufakis sets out to answer his daughter Xenia's deceptively simple question. Drawing on memories of her childhood and a variety of well-known tales - from Oedipus and Faust to Frankenstein and The Matrix -- Talking To My Daughter About the Economy explains everything you need to know in order to understand why economics is the most important drama of our times. It is a book that helps to make sense of a troubling world while inspiring us to make it a better one.

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Details

Author(s)
Yanis Varoufakis
Format
Paperback | 224 pages
Dimensions
135 x 216 x 17mm | 227g
Publication date
16 Oct 2017
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Imprint
The Bodley Head Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
1847924425
ISBN13
9781847924421
Bestsellers rank
14,711