Used book in Good Condition. Learn how to think like an economist. The authors expose readers to a method of reasoning that makes them think like an economist through example and application and also shows them how not to think, by exposing errors in popular economic reasoning.
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Part ii guides readers through six chapters on money, markets, and government. Since the simpsons centers on the daily lives of the Simpson family and its colorful neighbors, three opening chapters focus on individual behavior and decision-making, introducing readers to the economic way of thinking about the world.
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It fosters lively debate about the West, defines how the West has interacted with other cultures, and shows how Western civilization can be used to understand global challenges today. The text integrates social, and political history, cultural, and it provides a flexible presentation to accommodate different teaching and learning approaches.
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The authors welcome alison Frank, professor of history at Harvard University, to their team for this edition. An authoritative account of Western civilizations. The 11th edition is tied closely to myhistoryLab, including documents, with icons connecting the main narrative to an array of MyHistoryLab resources, video segments, and interactive maps.
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