The Great Transformation

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Beacon Press, 1957 - Business & Economics - 315 pages
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In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism. New introductory material reveals the renewed importance of Polanyi's seminal analysis in an era of globalization and free trade.

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Review: The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

As far as I know, Stiglitz was in diapers when Polanyi wrote the Great Transformation, so I don't know why he is listed as an author. I have the original edition of this book and it is a timeless ... Read full review

Review: The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time

User Review  - Jason Clark - Goodreads

This books changed my life, literally. If you want to understand what is going on in the world at the moment read this book, written just after the second world war. Read full review

Contents

The Hundred Years Peace
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Conservative Twenties Revolutionary
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RISE AND FALL OF MARKET ECONOMY
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