The Great Crash 1929

The Great Crash 1929

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by John Kenneth Galbraith
     
 

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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 financial… See more details below

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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 financial community." Now, with the stock market riding historic highs, the celebrated economist returns with new insights on the legacy of our past and the consequences of blind optimism and power plays within the financial community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547575773
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/10/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
211,881
File size:
1 MB

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