Category: Books

Book: Wealth war and wisdom

Wealth war and wisdom Wiley . Barton Biggs A financiers observations on the movements of markets, the ignorance of experts and the wisdom of crowds. A sober...

Book: Return of the Black Death

Return of the Black Death. Wiley, Susan Scott, Christopher Duncan. The link with Weymouth is that the Black Death launched it’s westward march across Europe into England...

Book: The communist manifesto

The communist manifesto Marx The wealth of nations may increase but the price is paid in the slums of northern industrial cities by factory hands. Marx anticipates...

Book: Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful. A study of economics as if people mattered. E.F. Schumacher. Vintage. A classic text looking at the perils of profits and progress towards specialisation...

Book: Wealth of Nations

Wealth of Nations Adam Smith This book is widely held as the bedrock for the modern economy. Yet it is more subtle than free marketers would have...

Book: Dancing in the Streets

Dancing in the Streets. A History of Collective Joy. Barbara Ehrenrich, Granta Publications. A fascinating historical tour of communal ecstasy from the Greeks to Stadium Rock. The...

Book: Local Food

Local Food: How to make it happen in your community. Tamzin Pinkerton, Rob Hopkins : Transition Books An inspirational new book to motivate anyone with a desire...

Book: Non Violence

Non Violence Jonathan Cape. Mark Kurlansky. The history of a dangerous idea. Starting with Dalai Lama’s forward then a historical sweep through history and peacemakers.

Book: A Good Life The guide to ethical living

A Good Life The guide to ethical living. Leo Hickman. Eden Project Books An easy to read book with practical steps for reducing ones carbon footprint. It...