Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff
Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff1.0 7 5 Forfatter: Edward J. Balleisen Oplæser: Tom Perkins
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Starting with an early nineteenth-century American legal world of “buyer beware,” this unprecedented account describes the slow, piecemeal construction of modern regulatory institutions to protect consumers and investors, from the Gilded Age through the New Deal and the Great Society. It concludes with the more recent era of deregulation, which has brought with it a spate of costly frauds.
By tracing how Americans have struggled to foster a vibrant economy without enabling a corrosive level of fraud, this book reminds us that American capitalism rests on an uneasy foundation of social trust.
Mere info om lydbogen:Forlag: HighBridge Audio
Længde: 19T 27M