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The Great Crash of 1929

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith; 3M Company.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith; 3M Company.
ISBN: 9780547575773 0547575777
OCLC Number: 973969462
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: "Vision and boundless hope and optimism" --
Something should be done? --
In Goldman, Sachs we trust --
The twilight of illusion --
The Crash --
Things become more serious --
Aftermath I --
Aftermath II --
Cause and consequence.
Responsibility: Galbraith, John Kenneth.
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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.

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