Capitalism Money, Morals and Markets

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Publisher's Synopsis

In this incisive, clear-sighted portrait, award-winning journalist John Plender explores the paradoxes and pitfalls inherent in capitalism. Taking us from the Venetian merchants of the Renaissance to the gleaming temples of 21st-century commerce via the South Sea Bubble, Dutch tulip mania, and manic-depressive gambling addicts, Plender shows us capitalism through the eyes of philosophers, novelists, poets, artists, and the divines.John Plender has been a senior editorial writer and columnist at the Financial Times since 1981. He has a weekly column on economics and business and also writes for the opinion pages.

Book information

ISBN: 9781785901645
Publisher: Biteback Publishing, Ltd.
Imprint: Biteback Publishing
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 338
Weight: 340g
Height: 222mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 25mm