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In this definitive third and final edition (1950) of his masterwork, Joseph A. Schumpeter introduced the world to the concept of “creative destruction,” which forever altered how global economics is approached and perceived. Now featuring a new introduction by Schumpeter biographer Thomas K. McCraw, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy is essential read­ing for anyone who seeks to understand where the world economy is headed.

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In this classic and prescient book, Joseph A. Schumpeter introduced the world to the concept of "creative destruction," which forever altered how global economics is approached and perceived. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy is essential reading for anyone who seeks to understand where the world economy is headed.

About the Author

Joseph A. Schumpeter (1883-1950) served as Austria's first finance minister, made and lost a fortune as an investment banker, and taught economics for many years at Harvard. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy is his best-known work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061561610
Subtitle:
Third Edition
Author:
Schumpeter, Joseph A
Introduction by:
McCraw, Thomas K.
Introduction:
McCraw, Thomas K.
Author:
Schumpeter, Joseph Alois
Author:
Schumpeter, Joseph A.
Author:
by Joseph A. Schumpeter
Author:
Gutman, Dan
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Free Enterprise
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Democracy
Subject:
Capitalism
Subject:
Socialism
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Politics-Leftist Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20081104
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.00x5.30x1.30 in. .80 lbs.
Age Level:
from 8 to 12

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