There is still no consensus on who or what caused the financial crisis which engulfed the world, beginning in the summer of 2007.
A huge number of suspects have been identified, from greedy...
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Lords of Finance: 1929, the Great Depression, and the Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed
The current financial crisis has...
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Издател: The Johns Hopkins University Press
"In Money, Language, and Thought, Marc Shell explores the interactions between linguistic and economic production as they inform discourse from Chretien de Troyes to Heidegger. Close readings of works such as the medieval grail legends, The Merchant of Venice, Goethe's Faust, and Poe's "The Gold Bug" reveal how discourse has responded to the
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Издател: Bank of Greece, Bulgarian National Bank, National Bank of Romania, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Most of the available literature on economic history deals with the advanced countries of Western Europe and the United States of America. The monetary and financial history of South-Eastern Europe, however, is still largely unexplored. This data volume aims at filling this gap by shedding light on the monetary history of the individual countries
Robert A. Degen
Издател: Lexington Books
This book explains how the American monetary system has developed since the turn of the century. An outgrowth of many years of teaching money and banking to undergraduate liberal arts students, it seeks to enhance the relevance and appeal of the subject by placing it in a larger framework of economic issues and developments than is typically done
William J. Bernstein
“The Birth of Plenty is meant to be an economic history of the world. A tall order, for sure. But it delivers. Bernstein’s basic premise is that healthy institutions promote prosperity. In particular, countries must possess the following basic institutional ingredients in order to prosper:
1. Property Rights
2. The Scientific Method
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Murray N. Rothbard
Издател: Terra Libertas
The most powerful case against the American central bank ever written. This work begins with a mini-treatment of money and banking theory, and then plunges right in with the real history of the Federal Reserve System. Rothbard covers the struggle between competing elites and how they converged with the Fed.
Rothbard calls for the abolition of the
Издател: Princeton University Press
For nearly three centuries the spectacular rise and fall of the South Sea Company has gripped the public imagination as the most graphic warning to investors of the dangers of unbridled speculation. Yet history repeats itself and the same elemental forces that drove up the price of South Sea shares to dizzying heights in 1720 have in recent years
This celebrated and seminal text examines the industrial revolution, from its genesis in pre-industrial Britain, through its development and into maturity. A chapter-by-chapter analysis explores topics such as economic growth, agriculture, trade finance, labour and transport.
First published in 1969, The First Industrial Nation is widely
John Kenneth Galbraith
Издател: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Great Crash, 1929 published in 1954 is an economic history of the lead-up to the Wall Street Crash of 1929. The book argues that the 1929 stock market crash was precipitated by rampant speculation in the stock market, that the common denominator of all speculative episodes is the belief of participants that they can become rich without work
Издател: Houghton Mifflin Company
Of Galbraith's classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, the Atlantic Monthly said:"Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the
Издател: Hoover Institution Press
Economists as diverse in approach as Lord Keynes and Milton Friedman have analyzed the causes of the Great Depression, and their answers have ranged from underconsumption to failings in monetary policy. In Part 1 of the Great Depression, Christian Saint-Etienne compares these theories with economic statistics for the interwar period and adds a
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