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Lenin and the Twentieth Century

via Hoover Institution Press
Monday, October 1, 1984

Bertram D. Wolfe (1896–1977) was one of the foremost American authorities on Soviet history and politics. Several generations of students in dozens of countries have acquired their first understanding of the events and personalities that shaped modern Russia from Wolfe's landmark study, Three Who Made a Revolution. 

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Great Depression, 1929–1938: Lessons for the 1980s

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, September 7, 1984

Economists as diverse in approach as Lord Keynes and Milton Friedman have analyzed the causes of the Great Depression, and their answers have ranged from underconsumption to failings in monetary policy. 

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China and Japan: New Economic Diplomacy

by Chae-Jin Leevia Hoover Institution Press
Saturday, September 1, 1984

On the basis of a judicious use of indigenous materials and field research conducted in China and Japan, the author examines Sino-Japanese economic diplomacy. This original in-depth analysis concentrates on a few salient cases of Sino-Japanese economic interaction: a multibillion-dollar steel complex at Baoshan, the joint offshore oil development in the Bohai Sea, and Japanese government loans provided to fund China's important construction projects.

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The Essence of Hayek

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, August 1, 1984

The twenty-one essays in this book provide an overview of the contributions of Nobel laureate and Hoover Institution honorary fellow Friedrich A. von Hayek to the fields of economics, political theory, history, and philosophy.

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The Doomsday Myth: 10,000 Years

by Charles Maurice, Charles W. Smithsonvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, June 1, 1984

In The Doomsday Myth, Charles Maurice and Charles Smithson show that although doom merchants have been predicting imminent collapse from resource shortages as long as civilization has existed, no nation has ever fallen because of the depletion of a resource. They also show that government intervention has not been the solution to these crises. Instead, freely functioning markets with individuals acting in their own self-interest have eliminated shortages, and averted doomsday. The free market theme is the same one used by Adam Smith in The Wealth of Nations in 1776, but the need to restate it for new generations is urgent. The authors concluded that a resource-based doomsday will arrive only if we suspend the functioning of free markets.

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Berlin Alert: The Memoirs and Reports of Truman Smith

by Robert Hessenvia Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, March 6, 1984

In 1940, after the fall of France, Truman Smith and Charles Lindbergh were denounced as Nazi sympathizers and charged with deliberately exaggerating the strength of the Luftwaffe to discourage America from resisting Hitler's demands. 

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Russians and Their Favorite Books

by Klaus Mehnertvia Hoover Institution Press
Sunday, October 30, 1983

The fiction that Russian adults read.

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Registration and the Draft

via Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, July 20, 1982

Book by Anderson, Martin.

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Financial Deregulation and Monetary Control

by Thomas F. Cargill, Gillian G. Garciavia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, February 1, 1982

Based on the authors' experience as visting scholars in the Division of Banking Research and Economic Policy at the Office of the Comptroller in 1980, this study explores The Depository Institution Deregulation and Monetary Control Act's historical antecedents, its purpose, and its potential effects on the financial system and the conduct of monetary policy during the 1980s.

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Bound to Be Free

by Richard B. McKenzievia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, January 6, 1982

Why is it that in the land of the free, special interests control what you eat, wear, and drive, while the government tells you how your children will be educated and how much you'll pay for life's essentials? McKenzie argues that the key to each person's freedom is a business community free of government favor as well as interference.

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