Title: The World in Depression, 1929-1939
Publisher: University of California Press
Book Condition: Good
Dust Cover Missing. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Bookseller Inventory # G0520055918I3N01
Synopsis: In this magisterial account of the Great Depression, MIT economist Charles Kindleberger emphasizes three factors that continue to shape global financial markets: panic, the power of contagion, and importance of hegemony. Reissued on its fortieth anniversary with a new foreword by Barry J. Eichengreen and J. Bradford DeLong, this masterpiece of economic history shows why U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, during the darkest hours of the 2008 global financial crisis, turned to Kindleberger and his peers for guidance.
From the Inside Flap: " The World in Depression is the best book on the subject, and the subject, in turn, is the economically decisive decade of the century so far."--John Kenneth Galbraith
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