Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 20, 2006 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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In Empire of Debt, maverick financial writers Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin provide you with the first in-depth look at how the American character has shifted to accommodate its new imperial role; how we have abandoned the private virtues of personal liberty, economic freedom, and fiscal restraint; and how the government has gained control of public life and the economy.
  

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Review: Empire of Debt: The Rise of An Epic Financial Crisis

User Review  - Void lon iXaarii - Goodreads

One of the best books I've enjoyed in the last years. It's delightful mix of current facts, rich world history and all taken with a heavy dose of brilliant black humor and a mastery of language. I ... Read full review

Review: The New Empire of Debt: The Rise and Fall of an Epic Financial Bubble

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Two confessions first: 1. I've owned the old book since 2006, I looked at it briefly and there was no way I was paying good money to get an extra 50 pages, so the review is actually based on The ... Read full review

Contents

The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis Introduction Slouching toward Empire
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The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis PART I IMPERIA ABSURDUM
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The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis PART II WOODROW CROSSES THE RUBICON
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The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis PART III EVENING IN AMERIC
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The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis PART IV THE ESSENTIAL INVESTOR
273
The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis Appendix The Essentialist Glossary
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The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis Notes
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The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis Index
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WILLIAM BONNER is President and CEO of Agora Inc., one of the world's largest financial newsletter companies. Agora is headquartered in Baltimore and has offices overseas in London, Paris, Ireland, Bonn, Madrid, Melbourne, and Johannesburg. Bonner is the creator of the Daily Reckoning, a contrarian financial newsletter sent via e-mail (www.dailyreckoning.com). Mr. Bonner is also the coauthor, with Addison Wiggin, of the international bestseller Financial Reckoning Day and author of Mobs, Messiahs, and Markets (both published by Wiley).

ADDISON WIGGIN is the Editorial Director and Publisher of the Daily Reckoning. He is also the author of the international bestseller The Demise of the Dollar And Why It's Great for Your Investments (now in it's second edition), and coauthor, with William Bonner, of the international bestseller Financial Reckoning Day.

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