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America's great depression [murray n rothbard] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers rothbard opens with a theoretical treatment of business cycle theory, showing how an expansive monetary policy generates imbalances between investment and consumption he proceeds to examine the fed's policies of the 1920s. America's great depression is regarded as having begun in 1929 with the stock market crash, and ended in 1941 with america's entry into world war ii. An overview, timeline, books, links, and other information on america's great depression.
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