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The Great Transformation

The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time

by Karl Polanyi

In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism. New i...
Publish Date
2001
March 27
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
8601404780325
Tags
economicshistoryreferencephilosophysociologypolitics
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Sep 18, 2017
My father recommended this book long ago, - says Nadella of the 1944 classic by a Hungarian-American writer who chronicles the development of England’s market economy and argues that society should drive economic change     source