Booms and Busts

Booms and Busts : An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis

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This timely and authoritative set explores three centuries of good times and hard times in major economies throughout the world. More than 400 signed articles cover events from Tulipmania during the 1630s to the U.S. federal stimulus package of 2009, and introduce readers to underlying concepts, recurring themes, major institutions, and notable figures. Written in a clear, accessible style, "Booms and Busts" provides vital insight and perspective for students, teachers, librarians, and the general public - anyone interested in understanding the historical precedents, causes, and effects of the global economic crisis. Special features include a chronology of major booms and busts through history, a glossary of economic terms, a guide to further research, an appendix of primary documents, a topic finder, and a comprehensive index. It features 1,050 pages; three volumes; 8-1/2" X 11"; topic finder; photos; chronology; glossary; primary documents; bibliography; and, index.
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  • Hardback | 1050 pages
  • 240 x 368 x 84mm | 3,460.89g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Sharpe Reference
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • photos, chronology, glossary, bibliography, index
  • 0765682249
  • 9780765682246

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