Economic History

Nobody can predict the future, but everyone can analyze the past and learn from it. These summaries tell the story of capitalism, currencies, the stock exchange and much more.

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Thomas Piketty

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The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

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Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes

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Adam Smith

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Michael Hudson et al.

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