The Great Transformation by Karl Polanyi (1944) first edition book


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Karl Polanyi - The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Octavo. Xii, 305 pp. Beige cloth binding. Introduction by R.M. MacIver. Very good condition. Immaculate boards and pages. No markings. Dust jacket is colorful and crisp with a bit of wear at spine tips and forecorners (see photos). The Great Transformation is a classic critique of market capitalism argued along economic, anthropological and philosophical lines. Extremely scarce!

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