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Published: 11 November 1999

552 Pages | 116 line illus

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195121216

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The Great Wave

Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History

David Hackett Fischer

  • David Hackett Fischer, one of our most prominent historians, combines extensive research and meticulous scholarship with wonderfully evocative writing to create a book for scholars and general readers alike
  • Describes four waves of price revolutions and brilliantly illuminates how these long economic waves are closely intertwined with social and political events, affecting the very mindset of the people caught in them
  • Suggests that we are living now in the last stages of a price revolution that has been building since the turn of the century and offers brilliant analysis of where we might go from here

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