Economics and history collide to teach us some new lessons

Economics and history collide to teach us some new lessons
Karl Marx would probably be appalled by modern-day China Pic: Getty

Although Linda Yueh's prose can be a little dry in places, she does, thankfully, find space for human details such as Smith banging his head against a wall while dictating The Wealth of Nations

Economics: The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today, By Linda Yueh, Viking, €23

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