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Capitalism: a Very Short Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0198726074

ISBN-13: 9780198726074

Edition: 2nd 2015

Authors: James Fulcher

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What is capitalism? Is capitalism the same everywhere? Is there an alternative? The word 'capitalism' is one that is heard and used frequently, but what is capitalism really all about, and what does it mean? This Very Short Introduction addresses questions such as 'what is capital?' before discussing the history and development of capitalism through several detailed case studies, ranging from the tulipomania of 17th centuryHolland, the Great Depression of the 1930s, and in this new edition, the impact of the global financial crisis that started in 2007-8.James Fulcher looks at the different forms that capitalism takes in Britain, Japan, Sweden, and the United States, and explores whether…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 7/7/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 4.49" wide x 6.85" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English