The Great Wave
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The Great Wave : Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History

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A unique view of historical change, based on the rise and fall of prices.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 38.1mm | 771.1g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • tables, graphs, and maps
  • 019512121X
  • 9780195121216
  • 316,020

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a provocative and thoughtful journey through history * The Economist * a work of phenomenal scope and erudition ... Fischer's history of inflation is a thoroughly good read ... He should send the Treasury a copy. * Mark Archer, The Sunday Telegraph *show more

About David Hackett Fischer

David Hackett Fischer is Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University. He has won numerous awards for scholarship and teaching, including the Carnegie Prize as Massachusetts Teacher of the Year in 1991. His books include the highly acclaimed Paul Revere's Ride and Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America.show more

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192 ratings
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