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    The great transformation : the political and economic origins of our time / Karl Polanyi ; foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz ; introduction by Fred Block.
    by Polanyi, Karl, 1886-1964
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    Boston, MA : Beacon Press, 2001.
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    330.9 P7576G 2001
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    Second Beacon Paperback edition.
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    xli, 317 pages ; 22 cm.
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    The international system. The hundred years' peace ; Conservative twenties, revolutionary thirties -- Rise and fall of market economy. "Habitation versus improvement" ; Societies and economic systems ; Evolution of the market pattern ; The self-regulating market and the fictitious commodities: labor, land, and money ; Speenhamland, 1795 ; Antecedents and consequences ; Pauperism and utopia ; Political economy and the discovery of society -- Self-protection of society. Man, nature, and productive organization ; Birth of the liberal creed ; Birth of the liberal creed (continued): class interest and social change ; Market and man ; Market and nature ; Market and productive organization ; Self-regulation impaired ; Disruptive strains -- Transformation in progress. Popular government and market economy ; History in the gear of social change ; Freedom in a complex society -- Balance of power as policy, historical law, principle, and system -- Hundred years' peace -- The snapping of the golden thread -- Swings of the pendulum after World War I -- Finance and peace -- Selected references to "societies and economic systems" -- Selected references to "evolution of the market pattern" -- The literature of Speenhamland -- Poor law and the organization of labor -- Speenhamland and Vienna -- Why not Whitbread's bill? -- Disraeli's "two nations" and the problem of colored races.
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    Originally published: New York : Farrar & Rinehart, 1944 and reprinted in 1957 by Beacon in Boston.
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    080705643X
    9780807056431
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    2666904
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    volume
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    ocm44869073
    LC Card Number: 
    00064156
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