The mystery of capital : why capitalism triumphs in the West and fails everywhere else (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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The mystery of capital : why capitalism triumphs in the West and fails everywhere else

Author: Hernando de Soto
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hernando de Soto offers radical and yet convincing arguments on the reasons why capitalism only seems to work in some nations, mainly the ones in the northern hemisphere, and fails consistently in the rest of the world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hernando de Soto
ISBN: 0593046641 9780593046647
OCLC Number: 59562619
Description: 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Five Mysteries of Capital --
Ch. 2. The Mystery of Missing Information --
Ch. 3. The Mystery of Capital --
Ch. 4. The Mystery of Political Awareness --
Ch. 5. The Missing Lessons of U.S. History --
Ch. 6. The Mystery of Legal Failure --
Ch. 7. By Way of Conclusion.
Responsibility: Hernando de Soto.

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