The Great Transformation

Karl Polanyi
Level: advanced
Publisher: Beacon Press
Perspective: -
Topic: economic history
page count: 360 pages

Blurb

In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism. New introductory material reveals the renewed importance of Polanyi's seminal analysis in an era of globalization and free trade.

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