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              The Jews Of Egypt: A Mediterranean Society In Modern Times

              The Jews Of Egypt: A Mediterranean Society In Modern Times (Hardback)

              By Mizrahi, Maurice; Kramer, Gudrun; Shamir, Shimon; Mayer, Thomas

              • RRP: $242.00
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              The Jewish community of Egypt in modem times-now practically non-existent-consisted in part of autochthonous Jews who traced their origins to the periods of Maimonides, Philo, and even the prophet Jeremiah, thus making it the oldest community in the Jewish Diaspora. It also conta...ined Jews who were part of the waves of immigration into Egypt that began in the second half of the nineteenth century. Coming mostly from Mediterranean countries, this predominantly Sephardic community maintained a network of commercial, social, and religious ties throughout the entire region, as well as a distinctively Mediterranean culture and life-style. In this volume, international scholars examine the Ottoman background of this community, the political status and participation of the Jews in Egyptian society, their role in economic life, their contributions to Egyptian-Arabic culture, and the images of the community in their own eyes, as well as in the eyes of Egyptians and Palestinian Jews. The book includes an extensive set of appendixes that illustrate the wide range of primary sources used by the contributors.
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              ISBN 9780367293376
              Released AU 13 Sep 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Invitation to Economics: Understanding Argument and Policy

              Invitation to Economics: Understanding Argument and Policy (Paperback)

              By Mayer, Thomas

              • RRP: $53.99
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              Empowers the reader to spot naive and spurious economic arguments by inculcating an intuitive 'feel' for economics. This book helps understand economic arguments in the media. It focuses on microeconomics, specifically on the idea that economic policies often have important indir...ect effects.
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              ISBN 9781405183932
              Released AU 12 Dec 2008
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Austrian Economics, Money and Finance

              Austrian Economics, Money and Finance (Paperback)

              By Mayer, Thomas

              • RRP: $77.99
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              The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend ...existing theories and public authorities have expanded their interference in markets. This book investigates the problems associated with mainstream monetary economics and finance, and proposes alternatives based on the Austrian school of economics. This school emanated from the work of the nineteenth-century Austrian economist Carl Menger and was developed further by Eugen von Boehm-Bawerk, Ludwig von Mises, and Friedrich August von Hayek. In monetary economics, the Austrian school regards the creation of money by banks through credit extension as a key source of economic instability. From this follows the need for a comprehensive reform of our present monetary system. In a new monetary order, money could be issued by both public and private institutions, and there would be no need for fractional reserve banking. Instead of creating money, banks would intermediate it. In finance, the Austrian school rejects the notion of rational expectations and measurable risk. Individuals use their subjective knowledge to gather and evaluate information, and they act in a world of radical uncertainty. Hence, markets are not efficient nor can portfolios be built on the basis of known probability distributions of asset prices as described in the modern finance literature. This book explores the need for a new theoretical foundation for asset pricing and investment management that will give practitioners more useful orientation.
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              ISBN 9780367888848
              Released AU 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Banking, Money and International Finance
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              Austrian Economics, Money and Finance
               

              Austrian Economics, Money and Finance (Hardback)

              By Mayer, Thomas

              • RRP: $252.00
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              The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend ...existing theories and public authorities have expanded their interference in markets. This book investigates the problems associated with mainstream monetary economics and finance, and proposes alternatives based on the Austrian school of economics. This school emanated from the work of the 19th century Austrian economist Carl Menger and was developed further by Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk, Ludwig von Mises, and Friedrich August von Hayek. In monetary economics, the Austrian school regards the creation of money by banks through credit extension as a key source of economic instability. From this follows the need for a comprehensive reform of our present monetary system. In a new monetary order, money could be issued by both public and private institutions, and there would be no need for fractional reserve banking. Instead of creating money, banks would intermediate it. In finance, the Austrian school rejects the notion of rational expectations and measurable risk. Individuals use their subjective knowledge to gather and evaluate information, and they act in a world of radical uncertainty. Hence, markets are not efficient nor can portfolios be built on the basis of known probability distributions of asset prices as described in the modern finance literature. From this follows the need to develop a new theoretical foundation for asset pricing and investment management that will give practitioners more useful orientation.
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              ISBN 9781138051416
              Released AU 13 Nov 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Banking, Money and International Finance
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              Invitation to Economics: Understanding Argument and Policy
               

              Invitation to Economics: Understanding Argument and Policy (Hardback)

              By Mayer, Thomas

              • RRP: $224.99
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              A guide to understanding economic arguments in the media. It focuses on microeconomics, specifically on the idea that economic policies often have important indirect effects. It incorporates the value judgments and political judgments that underlie economic policies.

              ISBN 9781405183581
              Released AU 19 Dec 2008
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Paper Money Collapse: The Folly of Elastic Money

              Paper Money Collapse: The Folly of Elastic Money (Hardback, 2nd Edition)

              By Schlichter, Detlev S.; Foreword by Mayer, Thomas

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              Explore the inevitable collapse of the fiat monetary system Paper Money Collapse: The Folly of Elastic Money and the Coming Monetary Breakdown, Second Edition challenges the mainstream consensus on money and monetary policy.

              ISBN 9781118877326
              Released AU 6 Aug 2014
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
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              The Political Economy of American Monetary Policy
               

              The Political Economy of American Monetary Policy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Mayer, Thomas

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              An analysis of the role of the Federal Reserve in monetary policy making in the United States.

              ISBN 9780521446518
              Released AU 24 May 1993
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Scent of the Trace
               

              Scent of the Trace (Hardback)

              By Arolat, Emre; Photographs by Emden, Cemal; Mayer, Thomas

              • RRP: $59.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Feb 20

              Scent of the Trace is an expose of an Architect's inner dialogues during the design process. The book contains a detailed and extensive documentation of the internal struggle to conceptually ground and position three different works of architecture: Sancaklar Mosque, Bergama Cult...ural Center and Yalikavak Palmarina.
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              ISBN 9781941806388
              Released AU 1 Feb 2020
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              Europe's Unfinished Currency: The Political Economics of the Euro
               

              Europe's Unfinished Currency: The Political Economics of the Euro (Hardback)

              By Mayer, Thomas

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              The Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) of the European Union is a unique historical experiment, as no monetary union of sovereign states has survived to date. This book explores how it could work, and develops scenarios of how things might evolve in case of failure.

              ISBN 9780857285485
              Released AU 1 Oct 2012
              Publisher Anthem Press
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              Series Anthem European Studies
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              Thomas Starkey and the Commonwealth: Humanist Politics and Religion in the Reign of Henry VIII
               

              Thomas Starkey and the Commonwealth: Humanist Politics and Religion in the Reign of Henry VIII (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Mayer, Thomas; Series edited by Fletcher, Anthony; Guy, John; Morrill, John

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              A portrait of Thomas Starkey (c. 1495-1538), the most Italianate Englishman of his generation.

              ISBN 9780521521284
              Released AU 22 Aug 2002
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History
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