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The price of civilization : reawakening American virtue and prosperity

Author: Jeffrey Sachs
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers a diagnosis of the country's economic ills and argues that Americans can restore the virtues of fairness, honesty, and foresight as the foundations of national prosperity.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Sachs
ISBN: 9781400068418 140006841X 9780679605027 0679605029 0812980468 9780812980462
OCLC Number: 711989050
Description: 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The great crash --
Diagnosing America's economic crisis --
Prosperity lost --
The free-market fallacy --
The retreat from public purpose --
The divided nation --
The new globalization --
The rigged game --
The distracted society --
The path to prosperity --
The mindful society --
Prosperity regained --
Paying for civilization --
The seven habits of highly effective government --
The millennial renewal.
Responsibility: Jeffrey D. Sachs.

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Offers a diagnosis of the country's economic ills and argues that Americans can restore the virtues of fairness, honesty, and foresight as the foundations of national prosperity.

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