Freaks of Fortune

Freaks of Fortune

The Emerging World of Capitalism and Risk in America

Paperback - 2014 | First Harvard University Press paperback
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Focusing on the hopes and anxieties of ordinary people, Jonathan Levy shows how the modern concept of risk developed through the extraordinary growth of new financial institutions-insurance corporations, savings banks, mortgage-backed securities markets, commodities futures markets, and securities markets-while posing inescapable moral questions. Book jacket.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Univ Press, 2014, ©2012.
Edition: First Harvard University Press paperback
ISBN: 9780674736351
0674736354
Branch Call Number: HC105 .L48 2014
330.122 0973
Characteristics: 414 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

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