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The enigma of capital : and the crises of capitalism

Author: David Harvey
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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"Since the moment the deeply unsettling financial disaster erupted in September 2008, a crisis of confidence has gripped the economic mind. Experts of all stripes, from Alan Greenspan on down, were at a loss to explain what had happened. David Harvey saw this moment coming. A legendary scholar and critic of capitalism, he has been warning of problems for decades. Now, in The Enigma of Capital, Harvey provides a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Harvey
ISBN: 9780199758715 0199758719 9780199836840 0199836841
OCLC Number: 607986712
Notes: "Published in the United Kingdom in 2010 by Profile Books Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The disruption --
Capital assembled --
Capital goes to work --
Capital goes to market --
Capital evolves --
The geography of it all --
Creative destruction on the land --
What is to be done? And who is going to do it?
Other Titles: Crises of capitalism
Responsibility: David Harvey.

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A legendary scholar and critic of capitalism, Harvey provides a sweeping and brilliantly clear explanation of how the recent financial disaster happened, and how to avoid another like it. With this  Read more...

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