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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Summaries

Milton Friedman and Anna Jacobson Schwartz

Princeton UP, 2008

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Thomas Piketty

Belknap Press, 2020

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The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History

David Enrich

Custom House, 2017

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False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society

Binyamin Appelbaum

Little, Brown US, 2019

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Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture

Stuart Ewen

Basic Books, 2001

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The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg

Viking, 2016

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Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes

Zachary D. Carter

Random House, 2020

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An American Story

Amy Goldstein

Simon & Schuster, 2017

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Adam Smith

CreateSpace, 1776

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Lessons from the 1918 Flu

Sergio Correia et al.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 2020

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