Economic Realism

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National System of Political Economy: The History: 1
1.  National System of Political Economy: The History: 1 by List
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  "The starting point of Realist political economy.   Friedrich List's views on politics and history are extremely valuable as well.  A true German genius."
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Economics and World History: Myths and Paradoxes
2.  Economics and World History: Myths and Paradoxes by Paul Bairoch
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  "A classic work which challenges the conventional wisdom - both neoliberal and Marxist."
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Foundations of the Corporate Empire
3.  Foundations of the Corporate Empire by Karl. Moore
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  "An excellent work on business history - which covers a vast time span and distant regions of the globe.  A thoroughly enjoyable read."
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ReORIENT: Global Economy in the Asian Age
4.  ReORIENT: Global Economy in the Asian Age by Andre Gunder Frank
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  "A complex but rewarding book."
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Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective: Policies and Institutions for Economic Development in Historical Perspective (Anthem Studies in Development and Globalization)
5.  Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective: Policies and Institutions for Economic Development in Historical Perspective (Anthem Studies in Development and Globalization) by Ha-Joon Chang
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  "A brave Korean economist demolishes the conventional wisdom on economic development."
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In Praise of Hard Industries: Why Manufacturing, Not the New Economy is the Key to Future Prosperity
6.  In Praise of Hard Industries: Why Manufacturing, Not the New Economy is the Key to Future Prosperity by Eamonn Fingleton
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  "The might of manufacturing, the problems of post-industrialism, why the United States needs tariffs - in short, a book that is ahead of its time."
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Looking at the Sun: The Rise of the New East Asian Economies
7.  Looking at the Sun: The Rise of the New East Asian Economies by James Fallows
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  "A depiction of East Asia as it really is.  Few books cover so many themes, so well."
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Fields, Factories and Workshops Tomorrow
8.  Fields, Factories and Workshops Tomorrow by Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin
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  "Best read alongside Kropotkin's classic 'Mutual Aid'.   There are important lessons here, for non-anarchists as well - and one's respect for anarchism tends to increase after reading these."
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Business Organization and the Myth of the Market Economy
9.  Business Organization and the Myth of the Market Economy by William Lazonick
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  "Free trade and free markets are the two great illusions of liberal economists.  List dispelled the first; Lazonick destroys the second."
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More Heat than Light: Economics as Social Physics, Physics as Nature's Economics (Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics)
10.  More Heat than Light: Economics as Social Physics, Physics as Nature's Economics (Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics) by Philip Mirowski
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  "Physics envy, the Laplacian Dream and the peculiar project to turn economics into a science.  A demanding, but interesting tome."
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Class Warfare in the Information Age
11.  Class Warfare in the Information Age by Michael Perelman
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  "Technology's conflict with Capitalism, and a skeptical look at the future.  An interesting read."
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The Collapse of Globalism
12.  The Collapse of Globalism by John Ralston Saul
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  "The Rise and Fall of Neoliberalism - a Canadian philosopher explains it all."
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