Thursday, February 19, 2009

Bibliography on the Great Depression

In the present recession, advocates of government intervention often evoke the specter of the Great Depression. Unless the government intervenes massively, we are told, we risk an economic collapse comparable to that of the 1930s. To see the fallacy of this claim, it is imperative to understand that government intervention both led to the depression and prevented recovery from it. The following books, I hope, will assist those interested in grasping what happened in this vital historical era.

link to the full list
My thoughts: A much needed list to inform and educate people about the most significant economic event of the 20th century.

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