God Bless You Joe Stalin: The Man who Saved Capitalism

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Algora Publishing, 2006 - 312 pages
Stalin has been accused of many things; add to the list his role as the father of modern-day economics. The author traces the evolution of the concept of the Almighty Dollar against the backdrop of the Cold War, demonstrates how individual decisions made

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Chapter 1 Evolution of the Almighty Dollar
Chapter 2 The Amazing US Economy
A Different Portrait of Joe Stalin
Chapter 4 The Contradictions of State Socialism
The Truman Presidency
The Eisenhower Presidency
The Kennedy Presidency
The Nixon Presidency
The Presidencies of Ford and Carter
The Reagan Presidency
The George H W Bush Presidency
The Vanished Track
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