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1 The Great Crash 1929 (Paperback)

by John Kenneth Galbraith, James K. Galbraith

Format: Paperback 240 pages
Published: 29/10/2009

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Examines the causes, effects, and long-term consequences of America's infamous financial meltdown, showing how rampant speculation and blind... Read more

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2 The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron (Paperback)

by Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 30/09/2004

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The fall of Enron was much more than a business scandal. Not only did the events of October 2001 have a more damaging effect on the markets than... Read more

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3 Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: The Shocking Story of How America Really Took Over the World (Paperback)

by John Perkins

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 24/09/2005

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As an EHM in the '60s and '70s, covertly recruited by the US National Security Agency, John Perkins helped further American imperial... Read more

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4 All the Devils are Here: Unmasking the Men Who Bankrupted the World (Paperback)

by Bethany McLean, Joe Nocera

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 07/07/2011

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As soon as the financial crisis erupted, the finger-pointing began. Should the blame fall on greedy traders, lazy regulators, or clueless home... Read more

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5 Barbarians at the Gate (Paperback)

by Bryan Burrough, John Helyar

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 01/07/2010

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The battle for the control of RJR Nabisco in the Autumn of 1988, which became the largest and most dramatic corporate takeover in American history,... Read more

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6 A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Incredible Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers (Paperback)

by Larry S. McDonald, Patrick Robinson

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 03/09/2009

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One of the world's biggest and most successful banks, Lehman Brothers bank's downfall was the event that sparked the slide of the world... Read more

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7 Too Big to Fail: Inside the Battle to Save Wall Street (Paperback)

by Andrew Ross Sorkin

Format: Paperback 640 pages
Published: 26/06/2010

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They were masters of the financial universe, flying in private jets and raking in billions. They thought they were too big to fail. This book gives... Read more

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8 What They Teach You at Harvard Business School: My Two Years Inside the Cauldron of Capitalism (Paperback)

by Philip Delves Broughton

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 01/07/2010

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What do they teach you at Harvard Business School? Graduates at Harvard Business School run many of the world's biggest and most influential... Read more

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9 House of Cards: How Wall Street's Gamblers Broke Capitalism (Paperback)

by William D. Cohan

Format: Paperback 608 pages
Published: 04/02/2010

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It was Wall Street's toughest investment bank, taking risks where others feared to tread, run by testosterone-fuelled gamblers who hung a sign... Read more

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10 Smile or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World (Paperback)

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 05/08/2010

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Explores the tyranny of positive thinking, and offers a history of how it came to be the dominant mode in the USA. This book argues passionately... Read more

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