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Making of Economic Society - 12th edition

Making of Economic Society (ISBN10: 0131704257; ISBN13: 9780131704251)
ISBN13: 978-0131704251
ISBN10: 0131704257

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0136126379
ISBN10: 0136126375

Summary: With its roots in history and eyes on the future, this book traces the development of our economic society from the Middle Ages to the present, offering a balanced perspective of why our economy is the way it is and where it may be headed. It explores the catalytic role past economic trends and dynamicsndash;particularly capitalismndash;have played in creating the present challenges we face, and offers suggestions on how we may deal with them most effectively in the future. Chapter
topics include the economic problem, the premarket economy, the emergence of market society, the industrial revolution, the great depression, the rise of the public sector, modern capitalism emerges in Europe, the golden age of capitalism, the rise and fall of socialism, the globalization of economic life, and why some nations remain poor. For individuals interested in the economic history of the U.S.
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Summary: With its roots in history and eyes on the future, this book traces the development of our economic society from the Middle Ages to the present, offering a balanced perspective of why our economy is the way it is and where it may be headed. It explores the catalytic role past economic trends and dynamicsndash;particularly capitalismndash;have played in creating the present challenges we face, and offers suggestions on how we may deal with them most effectively in the future. Chapter topics include the economic problem, the premarket economy, the emergence of market society, the industrial revolution, the great depression, the rise of the public sector, modern capitalism emerges in Europe, the golden age of capitalism, the rise and fall of socialism, the globalization of economic life, and why some nations remain poor. For individuals interested in the economic history of the U.S. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 12TH 08
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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