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Greenspan, Alan

Summary: "In Capitalism in America, Greenspan distills a lifetime of grappling with these questions into a thrilling and profound master reckoning with the decisive drivers of the US economy over the course of its history. In partnership with the celebrated Economist journalist and historian Adrian Wooldridge, he unfolds a tale involving vast landscapes, titanic figures, triumphant breakthroughs,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 GRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 GRE

Dalio, Ray

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Examines history's most turbulent economic and political periods to reveal why the times ahead will likely be radically different from those in recent memory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2020

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Mason, Paul

Summary: "Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone profound changes--economic cycles that veer from boom to bust--from which it has always emerged transformed and strengthened. Surveying this turbulent history, Paul Mason's Postcapitalism argues that we are on the brink of a change so big and so profound that this time capitalism itself, the immensely complex system within which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.12 Mason 2016

Gray, John

Summary: Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as both “a convincing analysis of an international economy headed for disaster” and a “powerful challenge to economic orthodoxy,” False Dawn shows that the attempt to impose the Anglo-American-style free market on the world will create a disaster, possibly on the scale of Soviet communism. Even America, the supposed flagship of the new civilization, risks moral and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 GRA

Eichengreen, Barry J.

Summary: "There have been two global financial crises in the past century: the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession that began in 2008. Both featured loose credit, precarious real estate and stock market bubbles, suspicious banking practices, an inflexible monetary system, and global imbalances; both had devastating economic consequences. In both cases, people in the prosperous decade...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 EIC

Whaples, Robert

Summary: Presents lectures on economic issues in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 MOD
Call number: DVD 330 MOD

Lynn, Barry C.

Summary: "Barry C. Lynn, one of America's preeminent thinkers, provides the clearest statement yet on the nature and magnitude of the political and economic dangers posed by America's new monopolies in Liberty from All Masters. Americans are obsessed with liberty, mad about liberty. On any day, we can tune into arguments about how much liberty we need to buy a gun or get an abortion, to marry who we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 LYN

Levinson, Marc

Summary: "The decades after World War II were a golden age across much of the world. It was a time of economic miracles, an era when steady jobs were easy to find and families could see their living standards improving year after year. And then, around 1973, the good times vanished. The world economy slumped badly, then settled into the slow, erratic growth that had been the norm before the war. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.9 LEV

O'Mara, Margaret Pugh

Summary: "The epic human story of how, out of a small patch of land in Northern California, high tech re-created America in its image, for good and for ill. Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White House of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in the earliest days of the commercial Internet. There she saw firsthand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 OMA

Harford, Tim

Summary: "A smart, lively history of the world economy, seen through the crucial inventions that shaped it. Who thought up paper money? What was the secret element that made the Gutenberg printing press possible? What is the connection between The Da Vinci Code and the collapse of Lehman Brothers? In [this book], author and economist Tim Harford paints an epic yet intimate picture of economic change by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 609 HAR

Dolezalek, Holly.

Summary: Examines an important historic event -- the modern global financial crisis. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the impact of the failing housing market and the credit crisis in the United States, the US government bailouts of banks, automakers, and other businesses, issues around financial regulation and the US Federal Reserve, the spread of financial problems to Europe, Japan, and China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330.9 DOL

Jardine, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.21 JAR

Tooze, J. Adam

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Deftly weaving finance, politics, business, and the global human experience into one tight narrative, a tour-de-force account of 2020, the year that changed everything--from the acclaimed author of Crashed. The shocks of 2020 have been great and small, disrupting the world economy, international relations and the daily lives of virtually everyone on the planet. Never before has the entire...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 TOO

Davidson, Adam

Summary: "Contrary to what you may have heard, the middle class is not dying and robots are not stealing our jobs. In fact, writes Adam Davidson-one of our leading public voices on economic issues- the twenty-first-century economic paradigm offers new ways of making money, fresh paths toward professional fulfillment, and unprecedented opportunities for curious, ambitious individuals to combine the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 DAV

Summary: Now in its 156th edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable information on every country in the world. Covering political, economic, social and cultural aspects, the Yearbook is also available online for subscribing institutions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2019

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 310 STA

Lehmann, Chris

Summary: "A grand, brilliantly written work of American history We think we know the story of American religion: the Puritans were cold, austere, and pious, and Christianity continued pure and uncorrupted until the industrial revolution got in the way. InThe Money Cult, Chris Lehmann argues that we have it backwards: capitalism has always been entangled with religion, and so today's megapastors aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 LEH

Johnson, Steven

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "How did a single manhunt spark the modern era of multinational capitalism? Henry Avery was the seventeenth century's most notorious pirate. The press published wildly popular--and wildly inaccurate--reports of his nefarious adventures. The British government offered enormous bounties for his capture, alive or (preferably) dead. But Steven Johnson argues that Avery's most lasting legacy was his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 JOH

Haag, Pamela

Summary: "An acclaimed historian explodes the myth about the 'special relationship' between Americans and their guns, revealing that savvy 19th century businessmen--not gun lovers--created American gun culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 HAA

Leonard, Thomas C.

Summary: In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives whose ideas and reform agenda underwrote the Progressive Era dismantling of laissez-faire and the creation of the regulatory welfare state, which, they believed, would humanize and rationalize industrial capitalism. But not for all. Academic social scientists such as Richard T. Ely, John R. Commons, and Edward A. Ross,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 LEO

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren presents an account of how the US built history's strongest middle class, a scathing indictment of the thirty-five years spent undermining it, and a rousing call to action.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.5 WAR

Panagariya, Arvind.

Summary: India is not only the world's largest and fiercely independent democracy, but also an emerging economic giant. But to date there has been no comprehensive account of India's remarkable growth or the role policy has played in fueling this expansion. India: The Emerging Giant fills this gap, shedding light on one of the most successful experiments in economic development in modern history. Why...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.954 PAN

Mann, Charles C.

Summary: Charles Mann chronicles the Age of Exploration and its consequences. Here, he looks at how the European presence affected the Americas, China, and Africa.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 909.4 MAN

Deitrick, Bob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Advantage 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 DEI

Mann, Charles C.

Summary: Reveals how the voyages of Columbus reintroduced plants and animals that had been separated millions of years earlier, documenting how the ensuing exchange of flora and fauna between Eurasia and the Americas fostered a European rise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.4 MAN

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