Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis An Economic and Sociological Analysis, Ludwig von Mises; Translated by J. Kahane; Foreword by Friedrich A. Hayek
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Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis

Author: Ludwig von Mises; Translated by J. Kahane; Foreword by Friedrich A. Hayek

Narrator: Bernard Mayes

Unabridged: 24 hr 7 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 08/14/2012

Genre: Business & Economics - Economics

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Published in 1922 during those dark and dreary years of socialism's near-complete triumph, Socialism stunned the socialist world. Mises has given us a profoundly important treatise that assaults socialism in all its guises, a work that discusses every major aspect of socialism and leaves no stone unturned. A few of the numerous topics discussed include the success of socialist ideas; life under socialism: art and literature, science and journalism; economic calculation under socialism; the ideal of equality; and Marx's theory of monopolies. With this monumental work, Mises laid the foundations for free society. Socialism has influenced scores of influential thinkers, including Friedrich Hayek, Ayn Rand, and Milton Friedman. It is read over and over again today, all over the world, inspiring throngs of new defenders of freedom. Translated by J. Kahane; Foreword by Friedrich A. Hayek "This book must rank as the most devastating analysis of socialism yet penned...An economic classic in our time."-Henry Hazlitt

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