Big Subjects for Beginners


A fabulous 5-book set of the Usborne For Beginners books, which tackle big subjects including politics and philosophy, and are suitable for children as well as adults. Do we have free will? Who decides what is legal? Can economics save the planet? The Big Subjects for Beginners boxed set answers these questions and more with the help of entertaining cartoons, comic strips and diagrams.

With Quicklinks to specially selected websites for more information too, this set is both a brilliant resource for secondary students choosing their subject options and a shelf essential for any enquiring minds who find themselves pondering the big questions about the world around them.

Included are:

  • Business for Beginners
  • Economics for Beginners
  • Money for Beginners
  • Politics for Beginners
  • Philosophy for Beginners

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Money for Beginners An informative introduction to the world of money, covering everything from bank accounts, earning and borrowing to government spending, taxes and inflation. With bright, infographic pictures, a detailed glossary and links to specially selected websites where you can visit a virtual bank, see money from around the world and more.
Economics for Beginners Nobody has everything they need, all the time – so how can we make do with what we have? Economics is all about understanding the choices we make to solve this problem. With bright, infographics pictures, this informative book describes why markets.
Business for Beginners Dive into the world of business with this lively introduction, whether you want to be an entrepreneur or a smarter consumer. With bright, infographic pictures, it describes how to start your own business, manage your money and beat the competition and explains global supply chains and interest rates.
Politics for Beginners With Brexit looming and constant political uncertainty in the UK, people are more confused by politics than ever before. Politics for Beginners answers the questions that people are afraid to ask, offering a no-nonsense guide to what politics is all about.
Philosophy for Beginners Philosophy is a way of thinking about just about anything. It asks big questions, such as “how can I be good?” or “what makes something beautiful?” Using lively examples, humorous illustrations and simple thought experiments, this book opens up the world of philosophy to both children and adults and includes links to recommended