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- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00
? Law in America is a little gem. It is a peerless introduction to our legal history?concise, clear, tellingly told, and beautifully written. The greatest living historian of American law has done it again.? ?Stanley N. Katz, former president of the American Society for Legal History and the Organization of American Historians ?All societies have... more...
- Touchstone 2005; US$ 26.00
In this brilliant and immensely readable book, Lawrence M. Friedman tells the whole fascinating story of American law from its beginnings in the colonies to the present day. By showing how close the life of the law is to the economic and political life of the country, he makes a complex subject understandable and engrossing. A History of American... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 37.50
Six leading economists examine the financing of corporate capital formation in the U.S. economy. In clear and nontechnical terms, their papers provide valuable information for economists and nonspecialists interested in such questions as why interest rates are so high, why corporate debt has accelerated in recent years, and how government debt affects... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.21
His historic career as an aviator made Charles Lindbergh one of the most famous men of the twentieth century, the subject of best-selling biographies and a hit movie, as well as the inspiration for a dance step?the Lindy Hop?that he himself was too shy to try. But for all the attention lavished on Lindbergh, one story has remained untold until now:... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 39.00
This volume, consisting of papers presented at a conference held at Williamsburg, Va., 2-3 April 1981, is a progress report on the National Bureau of Economic Research project, The Changing Roles of Debt and Equity in Financing U.S. Capital Formation. The National Bureau has undertaken this project?including the conference, the research described... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 39.00
The research reported in this volume represents the second stage of a wide-ranging National Bureau of Economic Research effort to investigate "The Changing Role of Debt and Equity in Financing U.S. Capital Formation." The first group of studies sponsored under this project, which have been published individually and summarized in a 1982 volume bearing... more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 26.00
Whether enemy or ally, demon or god, the source of satisfaction or the root of all earthly troubles, the penis has forced humanity to wrestle with its enduring mysteries. Here, in an enlightening and entertaining cultural study, is a book that gives context to the central role of the penis in Western civilization. A man can hold his manhood in his... more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 24.95
A History of American Law has become a classic for students of law, American history and sociology across the country. In this brilliant and immensely readable book, Lawrence M. Friedman tells the whole fascinating story of American law from its beginnings in the colonies to the present day. By showing how close the life of the law is to the economic... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.95
From the author of Day of Reckoning , the acclaimed critique of Ronald Reagan?s economic policy (?Every citizen should read it,? said The New York Times ): a persuasive, wide-ranging argument that economic growth provides far more than material benefits. In clear-cut prose, Benjamin M. Friedman examines the political and social histories of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 165.00
What are the goals of monetary policy and how are they transmitted? Top scholars summarize recent evidence on the roles of money in the economy, the effects of information, and the growing importance of nonbank financial institutions. Their investigations lead to questions about standard presumptions about the rationality of asset markets and renewed... more...