How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present (Paperback)
The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present
Crown Forum, 9781400083312, 304pp.
Publication Date: August 23, 2005
- How the American Revolution was in large part a revolt against Britain's stifling economic controls
- How the so-called robber barons actually improved the lives of millions of Americans by providing newer and better products at lower prices
- How the New Deal made the Great Depression worse
- How deregulation got this country out of the energy crisis of the 1970s--and was not the cause of recent blackouts in California and the Northeast
- And much more How Capitalism Saved America is popular history at its explosive best.
About the Author
Praise For How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present…
Finalist for Laissez Faire Books’ 2005 Lysander Spooner Award for Advancing the Literature of Liberty
“Thank heaven then for economist Tom DiLorenzo . . . a modern-day Adam Smith.” —Washington Times
“A brilliant exposé.” —National Post (Canada)
“A welcome response to the barrage of uninformed attacks on the private enterprise system.” —Murray Weidenbaum, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
“Argues provocatively that FDR’s policies made the Depression worse in the 1930s.” —Larry Kudlow, CNBC’s Kudlow & Cramer
“Provides a great service by reminding everyone of how integral free markets have been to our liberty and advancement.” —Bernard Chapin, lewrockwell.com
“Consistent and well reasoned . . . Highly recommended.” —Library Journal
“Should be required reading in every course on American history.” —George Reisman, professor of economics, Pepperdine University
“All those interested in exposing the fallacies of statism and defending the free market should buy at least two copies of this book—one for themselves and one for their congressman.” —The Honorable Ron Paul, U.S. House of Representatives
“May this book—that rare combination of great learning and great writing—be read by every American who cares about our future as a free society.” —Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.