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The Great Crash 1929

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Zusammenfassung John Kenneth Galbraith! one of America's foremost economists! follows the incredible economic rise and fall that lead to the great crash of 1929 No account of the financial insanity of 1929 has been issued in a form at once so readable! so humorous! and so carefully authenticated as this classic book. J.K. Galbraith examines the 'gold rush fantasy' in American psychology and describes its dire consequences. The Florida land boom! the operations of Insull! Kreuger and Hatry! and the fabulous Shenandoah Corporation all come together in this penetrating study of concerted human greed and folly. From the cold figures of Wall Street the author wrenches a truly human drama. Informationen zum Autor John Kenneth Galbraith! born in 1908! was one of the twentieth century's most influential economists. He produced dozens of books and hundreds of articles on economics! politics! foreign policy and the arts! his most famous including the popular trilogy on economics! American Capitalism (1952)! The Affluent Society (1958)! and The New Industrial State (1967). He taught at Harvard University for many years and was also active in politics! serving as an adviser to Franklin D. Roosevelt! Harry S. Truman! John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.

Zusammenfassung

John Kenneth Galbraith, one of America's foremost economists, follows the incredible economic rise and fall that lead to the great crash of 1929

No account of the financial insanity of 1929 has been issued in a form at once so readable, so humorous, and so carefully authenticated as this classic book. J.K. Galbraith examines the 'gold rush fantasy' in American psychology and describes its dire consequences. The Florida land boom, the operations of Insull, Kreuger and Hatry, and the fabulous Shenandoah Corporation all come together in this penetrating study of concerted human greed and folly. From the cold figures of Wall Street the author wrenches a truly human drama.

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Titel: The Great Crash 1929
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EAN: 9780241468081
ISBN: 978-0-241-46808-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Penguin Books
Genre: Allgemeines & Lexika
Anzahl Seiten: 240
Gewicht: g
Größe: H198mm x B129mm
Jahr: 2021