The most significant economical concepts and notions, key episodes of the world and financial history, financial schemes are analyzed in the Article.
The most significant economical concepts and notions, key episodes of the world and financial history are discussed in the book through the prism of literary works.
Perils of foreign trade are exemplified by extracts from «Sindbad the Sailor», bankruptcy schemes are exemplified by extracts from the works by Balsaque, the hardships of debt prison are exemplified by the novels of Dickens. Works by Dreiser give us an example of the link between bribery and great fortunes, the era of prosperity is exemplified by the works by Maugham, Sinclair and Dos Pasos. The readers will get through the Great Depression with Steinbeck, and the mortgage crisis will be analyzed on the works by Ostrovskiy and Chekhov.
16 Chapters include 16 economical topics.
The book is recommended for economists and financial experts, for those interested in literature, for philologists considering economy, and for any thoughtful reader.Back