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In search of an answer, takes us on a far-ranging exploration to the unconscious levels of the human psyche and the roots of domination and submission; to the organization of primitive society and the origins of wealth; to the sources of profit and the conception of a "regime" of capital; to the interplay of relatively slow-changing institutions and the powerful force of the accumulation of wealth. By the end of this tour we have grappled not only with ideas of Adam Smith and Karl Marx but with Freud and modern anthropologists as well. And we are far closer to understanding capitalism in our time, its possibilities and limits.

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In , Robert Heilbroner set out to describe what the great economists thought would happen to the system of capitalism. In later books. Professor Heilbroner projected his own views about the future of the capitalist system. Now he asks a still more demanding question:

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"...Robert L. Heilbroner has written an elegant, riveting account of the economic system under which we live".--Milton Moskowitz, Los Angeles Times Book Review.

About the Author

Robert L. Heilbroner was Norman Thomas Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research and author of The Worldly Philosophers and many other books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393955293
Author:
Heilbroner, Robert L.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Capitalism
Subject:
Economics - Theory
Subject:
Economics - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 209-214.
Series Volume:
no. 44
Publication Date:
19860931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
226
Dimensions:
7.36x4.92x.45 in. .47 lbs.

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Product details 226 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393955293 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In , Robert Heilbroner set out to describe what the great economists thought would happen to the system of capitalism. In later books. Professor Heilbroner projected his own views about the future of the capitalist system. Now he asks a still more demanding question:
"Synopsis" by , "...Robert L. Heilbroner has written an elegant, riveting account of the economic system under which we live".--Milton Moskowitz, Los Angeles Times Book Review.
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