Why Are Textbook So Expensive?

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Calculus textbook, at $250 a pop. You wonder, what is going on. A lot collusion of professors and universities.

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calculus textbooks's prices on amazon, as of

for highschool books, the government buys and pays, there is no money scam phenomenon.

The calculus books above, that one by James Stewart, was in use while i was in college in 1991, and if i recall correctly, it was hellish expensive at $60. Now it's whopping $250.