A 400-Year History of American Capitalism
An absorbing and original narrative history of American capitalism NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE ECONOMIST From the days of the Mayflower and the Virginia Company, America has been a place for people to dream, invent, build, tinker, and bet the farm in pursuit of a better life. Americana takes us on a four-hundred-year journey of this spirit of ...
2020-11-29T12:26:52.000ZFinished a great book Americana: 400 yr history of American capitalism by @bhu_srinivasan Basically looks at US history through the eyes of business with easy to read chapters on topics like railroads, cotton,slavery, steel,auto, radio tv etc. Totally fascinating stories. Read – source
2021-05-01T16:53:07.000Z@zachcoelius I highly recommend Americana. It’s enlightening. And tells US history through capitalism. And then this book - Splendid Exchange - does a great job of the same though globally. Changed so much about my understanding of the world – source
2020-11-02T18:16:44.000Z@beanieville @Wealth_Theory @naval @ValaAfshar If a government can make it better another government can make it worse. I found this book really fleshed out the different approaches of US capitalism vs other systems – source