America's Great Depression

America's Great Depression

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by Murray N. Rothbard, Brian Emerson
     
 

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Applied Austrian economics doesn"t get better than this. Murray N. Rothbard"s America"s Great Depression is a staple of modern economic literature and crucial for understanding a pivotal event in American and world history.

The Great Depression was not a crisis for capitalism but merely an example of the downturn part of the business cycle, which was

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Applied Austrian economics doesn"t get better than this. Murray N. Rothbard"s America"s Great Depression is a staple of modern economic literature and crucial for understanding a pivotal event in American and world history.

The Great Depression was not a crisis for capitalism but merely an example of the downturn part of the business cycle, which was generated by government intervention in the economy. Had the book appeared in the 1940s, it might have spared the world much grief. Even so, its appearance in 1963 meant that free-market advocates had their first full-scale treatment of this crucial subject. The damage to the intellectual world inflicted by Keynesian- and socialist-style treatments would be limited from that day forward.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433219375
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Unabridged
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

MURRAY N. ROTHBARD, the author of twenty-five books and thousands of articles, was a historian, philosopher, and dean of the Austrian School of Economics. He was the S. J. Hall distinguished professor of economics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and also academic vice president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

Tom Weiner has been a dialogue director and voice artist for over twenty-five years, best known for his voice roles in CD-ROM games and TV shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A former member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the San Jose Rep, he hopes to return soon to the stage.

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America's Great Depression 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The content is great. But this edition is an atrociously bad OCR job. Don't bother getting it.
FSDutch More than 1 year ago
I agree with one of the other reviews of this book. I enjoy reading Rothbard and the parts of this that I could read were good, but the OCR is terrible. I deleted it and decided to look for a used, print copy.
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