The Travels of A T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
ISBN: 0470287160
EAN13: 9780470287163
Language: English
Pages: 316
Dimensions: 1" H x 9" L x 6.1" W
Weight: 0.9 lbs.
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PRAISE FOR THE TRAVELS OF A T-SHIRT IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Engrossing. [Rivoli] goes wherever the T-shirt goes and there are surprises around every corner.full of memorable characters and vivid scenes.
--Time

An engaging and illuminating saga . Rivoli follows her T-shirt along its route, but that is like saying that Melville follows his whale . Her nuanced and fair-minded approach is all the more powerful for eschewing the pretense of ideological absolutism, and her telescopic look through a single industry has all the makings of an economics classic.
--The New York Times

Rarely is a business book so well written that one would gladly stay up all night to finish it. Rivoli's The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy is just such a page-turner.
--CIO magazine

Succeeds admirably.T-shirts may not have changed the world, but their story is a useful account of how free trade and protectionism certainly have.
--Financial Times

A readable and evenhanded treatment of the complexities of world trade. As Rivoli repeatedly makes clear, there is absolutely nothing free about free trade except the slogan.
--San Francisco Chronicle

A fascinating exploration of the history, economics, and Read More chevron_right

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