John Kenneth Galbraith's book on The Great Crash in 1929 is a short and vivid story about the causes leading to the . Galbraith also spend some space to discuss why this particular crash led to The Great Depression, while most crashes don't get us into anything like that.
John Kenneth Galbraith's book on The Great Crash in 1929 is a short and vivid story about the causes leading to the stock market crash in October 1929. Reading it in February 2009, it is like a horror story. The description of the boom years, from 1925 to 1929, are very similar to today. That part is also very scary, 54 years after the writing. He claims that income distribution in 1929 was partly responsible.
The Great Crash, 1929 is a book written by John Kenneth Galbraith and published in 1955. It is an economic history of the lead-up to the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
I first read John Kenneth Galbraith's The Great Crash of 1929 in college (or was it high school- so many years ago) and rereading it now, it retains its crisp narration and wittiness. It is not a long book, reflecting that Galbraith concisely covers the build-up to the crash and its aftermath. J. K. Galbraith produced his short book on the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 in late 1954 in an atmosphere that still recalled recent witch hunts over communism (a fact that will help an early twenty-first century reader with some of the few obscure political references).
John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) was a critically acclaimed author and one of America's foremost economists. His most famous works include The Affluent Society, The Good Society, and The Great Crash. Библиографические данные. The Great Crash 1929.
The Great Crash 1929 examines the causes, effects, aftermath and long-term consequences of America's infamous financial meltdown, showing how rampant speculation and blind optimism sustained a market mania, and led to its terrible downward spiral. Galbraith also describes the people and the corporations at the heart of the financial community, and how they were affected by the disaster.
J. Galbraith examines the'gold rush fantasy' in American psychology and describes its dire consequences. From the cold figures of Wall Street the author wrenches a truly human drama.
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