By Douglas Dowd
‘This is a piece of enlightenment that might be intelligible to scholars and non-economists.’ Edward S. Herman
This vintage booklet is a perfect creation to financial idea and the dominance of capitalism, excellent for college kids of monetary concept and historical past. Now completely revised and up-to-date, this new version incorporates a new preface and an extra bankruptcy through the author.
Analysing the connection among fiscal concept and capitalism from 1750 to the current, Douglas Dowd examines the dynamic interplay of 2 methods: the old realities of capitalism and the evolution of monetary thought. He demonstrates that the learn of economics celebrates capitalism in ways in which make it essential to classify fiscal technological know-how as natural ideology. A completely sleek heritage, this publication indicates how economics has turn into ideology. an intensive critic of capitalism, Dowd surveys its unsafe effect around the globe and all through heritage.
The ebook comprises biographical sketches and short analyses of the main proponents and critics of capitalism all through background, together with Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, Thorstein Veblen, Rosa Luxemburg, John Maynard Keynes, Paul Samuelson, Milton Friedman, and Eric Hobsbawm.
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Capitalism and Its Economics: A Critical History by Douglas Dowd