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An exploration of capitalism and its power to create growth and prosperity all over the world.

● A highly engaging analyses of capitalism – the engine behind the modernisation and growth of both democratic and socialist countries.

● Fast-paced ramble through recent history, supported by well-researched facts, figures and anecdotal evidence.

●“An important contribution to disentangling the confusion around the much-aligned concept of capitalism”–European.

● Fascinating discusson about why intellectuals, the media and politicians are so against capitalism.


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Rainer Zitelmann is the author of 19 books (his most recent being The Wealth Elite). He was previously a senior editor at Die Welt newspaper.

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