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The Populist Temptation: Economic Grievance and Political Reaction in the Modern Era

ISBN : 9780190866280

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¥4,301
Author: 
Barry Eichengreen
Pages
260 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
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Lucidly explaining both the appeals and dangers of populism across history, this book is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand not just the populist phenomenon, but more generally the lasting political fallout that follows in the wake of major economic crises.

Index: 

Preface
Chapter 1. The Populist Archetype
Chapter 2. American Panorama
Chapter 3. Luddites and Laborers
Chapter 4. Voyage of the Bismarck
Chapter 5. The Associationalist Way
Chapter 6. Unemployment and Reaction
Chapter 7. The Age of Moderation
Chapter 8. Things Come Apart
Chapter 9. Trumped Up
Chapter 10. Breaking Point
Chapter 11. Containment
Chapter 12. Au Revoir Europe?
Chapter 13. Prospects

About the author: 

Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His previous books include Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System and Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939.

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