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            Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments
             

            Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments (Hardback)

            By Batnick, Michael

            • RRP: $62.99
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            Investing is a difficult and humbling experience. From the amateur investor all the way up to Warren Buffett, there will be bumps and bruises along the way. The book details the failures experienced from some of the greatest investors of all-time and applies the lessons they lear...ned. Broken into chapters, the book will include mistakes by the likes of Warren Buffett, Bill Ackman, John Paulson, Joel Greenblatt, Seth Klarman, Jesse Livermore, Chris Sacca, Mark Twain, John Maynard Keynes, Paul Tudor Jones, David Einhorn, Cliff Asness, and Bill Miller. A research-heavy book, the book will outline the lows of the greatest investors, and provide ample feedback that in investing, there are no shortcuts; anyone who can get rich quickly can also get poor quickly.
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            ISBN 9781119366553
            Released NZ 11 Jun 2018
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Bloomberg
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            Dark Emu
              

            Dark Emu (EPUB ebook)

            By Pascoe, Bruce

            'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated hum...an occupation.' Judges for 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating, and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence in Dark Emu comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources.
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            ISBN 9781925768954
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            Language en
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
            Publisher Magabala Books
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            Dark Emu
              

            Dark Emu (PDF ebook)

            By Pascoe, Bruce

            'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated hum...an occupation.' Judges for 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating, and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence in Dark Emu comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources.
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            ISBN 9781925768961
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            Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
            Publisher Magabala Books
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            The Fall of the House of Speyer: The Story of a Banking Dynasty
             

            The Fall of the House of Speyer: The Story of a Banking Dynasty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Liebmann, George W.

            • RRP: $65.99
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            The dramatic story of the last fifty years of the Speyer banking dynasty, a Jewish family of German descent, is surprisingly little known today, yet at the turn of the twentieth century, Speyer was the third largest investment banking firm in the United States, behind only Morgan... and Kuhn, Loeb. It had branches in London, Frankfurt and New York, and the projects it financed included the Southern Pacific Railroad, the London Underground and the infrastructure of the new Cuban republic. Later, it was the first major banking firm to finance Germany's Weimar Republic, as well as providing League of Nations loans to Hungary, Greece and Bulgaria. Yet, the firm was doomed by the nationalist passions aroused by World War I. Its English partner was denaturalised and exiled; its American partner enjoyed reduced standing because of his connection to Germany; and the Frankfurt branch closed with the coming of the Third Reich, its German partner fleeing into exile. The firm was dissolved in 1939, a surprisingly anticlimactic end to one of the great international banking companies of modern times. George W.Liebmann here tells the story of the firm and the family - shedding new light on the protagonists of a remarkable dynasty, who came undone in the dramatic years of the early twentieth century.
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            ISBN 9781838606732
            Released NZ 31 Oct 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Weirdest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous
             

            The Weirdest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous (Hardback)

            By Henrich, Joseph

            • RRP: $48.00
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            • Pub Date
              15 Sep 20

            An exhilarating account of how the co-evolution of psychology and culture shaped the Western mind. Perhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic. If so, you're psychologically peculiar. Unlike most of the world today, an...d most people who have ever lived, WEIRD people are highly individualistic, self-obsessed, control-oriented, nonconformist and analytical. They focus on themselves - their attributes, accomplishments and aspirations - over their relationships and social roles. How did WEIRD populations become so psychologically distinct? What role did these psychological differences play in the industrial revolution and the global expansion of European power during the last few centuries? And what does it mean for our sense of who we are individually and of the large-scale forces that drive humanity? Joseph Henrich, who coined this influential concept, explores these questions by drawing on cutting-edge research in anthropology, psychology, economics and evolutionary biology. He illuminates the origins and evolution of family structures, marriage and religion, and the profound impact they had. It was these changing institutions that gave rise to the WEIRD psychology that would co-evolve with impersonal markets, specialization of work and free competition - laying the foundations for the modern world. Provocative, engaging and surprising, The Weirdest People in the World will transform your understanding of human psychology.
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            ISBN 9781846147968
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government
             

            Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Harper, Christine; Volcker, Paul A.

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 May 20

            The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration we need as our constitutional system and political tradition are being tested to the breaking point

            ISBN 9781541788305
            Released NZ 12 May 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Capitalism in America: A History

            Capitalism in America: A History (Paperback)

            By Greenspan, Alan; Wooldridge, Adrian

            • RRP: $40.00
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            Where does prosperity come from, and how does it spread through a society? What role does innovation play in creating prosperity and why do some eras see the fruits of innovation spread more democratically, and others, including our own, find the opposite? In Capitalism in Americ...a, Alan Greenspan, legendary Chair of the Federal Reserve, distils a lifetime of grappling with these questions into a profound assessment of the decisive drivers of the US economy over the course of its history. In partnership with Economist journalist and historian Adrian Wooldridge, he unfolds a tale of vast landscapes, titanic figures and triumphant breakthroughs as well as terrible moral failings. Every crucial American economic debate is here - from the role of slavery in the antebellum Southern economy to America's violent swings in its openness to global trade. At heart, the authors argue, America's genius has been its enthusiasm for the effects of creative destruction, the ceaseless churn of the old giving way to the new. Although messy and painful, it has lifted the overwhelming majority of Americans to standards of living unimaginable even a few generations past. At a time when productivity has again stalled, stirring populist furies, and the continuing of American pre-eminence seems uncertain, Capitalism in America explains why America has worked so successfully in the past and been such a gigantic engine of economic growth.
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            ISBN 9780141989310
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Kochland

            Kochland (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By Leonard, Christopher

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Just as Steve Coll told the story of globalisation through ExxonMobil and Andrew Ross Sorkin told the story of Wall Street excess through Too Big to Fail, Christopher Leonard's Kochland uses the extraordinary account of how the biggest private company in the world became that big... to tell the story of modern corporate America.
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            ISBN 9781471187506
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            Marvel Comics: The Untold Story
              

            Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (EPUB ebook)

            By Howe, Sean

            The defining, behind-the-scenes chronicle of one of the most extraordinary, beloved, and dominant pop cultural entities in America's history -- Marvel Comics - and the outsized personalities who made Marvel including Martin Goodman, Stan Lee, and Jack Kirby."Sean Howe's history o...f Marvel makes a compulsively readable, riotous and heartbreaking version of my favorite story, that of how a bunch of weirdoes changed the world...That it's all true is just frosting on the cake." -Jonathan LethemFor the first time,Marvel Comicstells the stories of the men who made Marvel: Martin Goodman, the self-made publisher who forayed into comics after a get-rich-quick tip in 1939, Stan Lee, the energetic editor who would shepherd the company through thick and thin for decades and Jack Kirby, the WWII veteran who would co-create Captain America in 1940 and, twenty years later, developed with Lee the bulk of the company's marquee characters in a three-year frenzy. Incorporating more than one hundred original interviews with those who worked behind the scenes at Marvel over a seventy-year-span,Marvel Comicspacks anecdotes and analysis into a gripping narrative of how a small group of people on the cusp of failure created one of the mostenduring pop cultural forces in contemporary America.
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            ISBN 9780062314697
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            Language en
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2013
            Publisher HarperCollins
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            Heke Tangata: Maori in Markets and Cities
             

            Heke Tangata: Maori in Markets and Cities (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Easton, Brian

            • RRP: $29.99
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            Brian Easton offers a seminal analysis of Maori in the economy, objectively analysing the main social indicators that reveal the real state of Maori since 1945. This book is an essential reference for policy makers, but it accessible style and plentiful tables also make it easily... accessible by general readers.
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            ISBN 9780947506438
            Published NZ 14 May 2018
            Publisher Oratia Media
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