Money, whence it came, where it went

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Houghton Mifflin, 1975 - Business & Economics - 324 pages

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User Review  - KromesTomes - LibraryThing

The short story: Government fiscal intervention helps capitalism more than a completely lassez-faire approach, which leads to obstacles to the free market such as large corporations and unions. Plus, Galbraith is a exceedingly witty writer. Read full review

Money, whence it came, where it went

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The inimitable Galbraith here offers a history of money and inflation, which LJ's reviewer dubbed "lively." This edition has been updated with a new closing chapter and afterword. This remains "highly recommended" (LJ 9/1/75). Read full review


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John Kenneth Galbraith was Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. James Goodman is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University.