The Triumph of Capitalism

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Robert A. Degen is Professor of Economics, Emeritus at Sewance, The University of the South.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Foreword: A Summary of The Triumph of Capitalismp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
The Gestation and Birth of the Capitalist Systemp. 1
A Glimmer of Capitalism in Primitive and Ancient Societiesp. 1
Thousand-Year Bridge: Antiquity to Early Modern Timesp. 7
Mercantilismp. 13
The Flowering of Systemic Capitalismp. 17
Capitalism Becomes an Endangered Speciesp. 37
Post-World War I to the Early Thirtiesp. 37
Deep Depression, World War II, and Recoveryp. 51
Economic Cohabitation-A Thirty-Year Paradigmp. 71
Public Ownershipp. 72
Planningp. 76
Regulationp. 85
Welfare Statep. 87
Government Expendituresp. 92
Role of Debtp. 94
Labor Relationsp. 94
A New Wave of Capitalism-And Undertow of Socialismp. 101
Privatizationp. 106
Planning Fades Awayp. 110
Regulatory Crosscurrentsp. 111
Industrial Policyp. 118
Globalizationp. 125
Nouveau Financep. 140
The Troubles of Organized Laborp. 145
Adjusting the Welfare Statep. 150
Rise and Decline of Government Spendingp. 162
Environmentalismp. 164
Surge and Excessp. 169
Recapitulation and Inferencesp. 181
Author Bibliographyp. 199
Indexp. 201
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