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Product Description: In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Dr. Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, examines the reasons for large differences in income and wealth between nations and among groups within nations. A wide range of geographic, demographic, cultural, and political factors are examined, not to find a single factor or a single combination of factors that will explain all economic differences, but to show how particular combinations of factors limit or expand the possibilities for specific nations and peoples at specific times and places...read more

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9780465096763, titled "Wealth, Poverty and Politics: An International Perspective" | 2 edition (Basic Books, September 6, 2016), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Dr.
9780465082933, titled "Wealth, Poverty and Politics: An International Perspective" | Basic Books, September 8, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conservative public intellectuals in this country, argues that political and ideological struggles have led to dangerous confusion about income inequality in America.

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9780435401542, titled "Planning Play and the Early Years" | Butterworth-Heinemann, February 1, 1999, cover price $22.01 | also contains Planning Play and the Early Years | About this edition: This work provides practical guidance on planning with play programmes for 0-8 year olds with clear links to the early years curriculum.

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9781504623520 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 8, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: From conservative intellectual and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell comes a thorough discussion of income equality and the production of wealth.

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Product Description: Say's Law―the idea that "supply creates its own demand"―has been a basic concept in economics for almost two centuries. Thomas Sowell traces its evolution as it emerged from successive controversies, particularly two of the most bitter and long lasting in the history of the discipline, the "general glut controversy" that reached a peak in the 1820s, and the Keynesian Revolution of the 1930s...read more

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9780691646435 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Say's Law―the idea that "supply creates its own demand"―has been a basic concept in economics for almost two centuries.
9780691041667 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1972, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Say's Law--the idea that "supply creates its own demand"--has been a basic concept in economics for almost two centuries.

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9780691619569 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Say's Law―the idea that "supply creates its own demand"―has been a basic concept in economics for almost two centuries.
9780023125416, titled "Observation Skills for Effective Teaching" | 2nd edition (Merrill Pub Co, September 1, 1993), cover price $41.00 | also contains Observation Skills for Effective Teaching | About this edition: The sixth edition of Observation Skills for Effective Teaching focuses on observing others and incorporating the right tools, knowledge, and skills into your own practice — key principal means by which you can become an effective and professional teacher.

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Product Description: From conservative intellectual and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell comes a thorough discussion of income equality and the production of wealth. In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conservative public intellectuals in the country, argues that political and ideological struggles have led to dangerous confusion about income inequality in America...read more

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9781504623513 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 8, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From conservative intellectual and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell comes a thorough discussion of income equality and the production of wealth.

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Product Description: In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on commonsense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives...read more

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9781481514330, titled "Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy: Library Edition" | 5 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 2, 2014), cover price $123.00 | About this edition: In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on commonsense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives.
9781441778635 | 4 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 28, 2010), cover price $123.00 | About this edition: A fully revised (4th) edition of the classic introduction to economics from Thomas Sowell, one of America's leading economists.

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9781441778628 | 4 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 15, 2011), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: [This is Part 1 of a 2 part Cassette Audiobook edition.

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Product Description: [Updated Fifth Edition] [Read by Tom Weiner] An updated edition of the classic introduction to economics from one of America's leading economists. In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on commonsense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives...read more

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9780465081394 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, August 1, 2003), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: An accessible, jargon-free resource outlines the principles behind each major type of economy including capitalist, socialist, and feudal, in terms of the incentives each creates.

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9781481514347 | 5 mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 2, 2014), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: [Updated Fifth Edition] [Read by Tom Weiner] An updated edition of the classic introduction to economics from one of America's leading economists.

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Product Description: [Updated Fifth Edition] [Read by Tom Weiner] An updated edition of the classic introduction to economics from one of America's leading economists. In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on commonsense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives...read more

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9780465060733 | 5th edition (Basic Books, December 2, 2014), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on common sense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives.
9780465002603 | 3 edition (Basic Books, April 2, 2007), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An accessible, jargon-free resource outlines the principles behind each major type of economy including capitalist, socialist, and feudal, in terms of the incentives each creates.
9780333618905, titled "Chinese Civilization in the Making, 1766-221 Bc" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1996, cover price $69.95 | also contains Chinese Civilization in the Making, 1766-221 Bc | About this edition: This book provides a fresh interpretation of how Chinese civilization was created and transformed in the process of its early formation (1766-221 BC).

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9781481514354 | 5 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 2, 2014), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: [Updated Fifth Edition] [Read by Tom Weiner] An updated edition of the classic introduction to economics from one of America's leading economists.
9781441778659 | 4 mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 28, 2010), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: A fully revised (4th) edition of the classic introduction to economics from Thomas Sowell, one of America's leading economists.
9781441778642 | 4 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 28, 2010), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A fully revised (4th) edition of the classic introduction to economics from Thomas Sowell, one of America's leading economists.

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9781441703798 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 28, 2010), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: [This is Part 2 of a 2 part Cassette Audiobook edition.

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Product Description: Intellectuals and Race is a radical book in the original sense of one that goes to the root of the problem. The role of intellectuals in racial strife is explored in an international context that puts the American experience in a wholly new light...read more

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9780465058723 | Basic Books, March 12, 2013, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Intellectuals and Race is a radical book in the original sense of one that goes to the root of the problem.

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Product Description: [MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.] *Winner of the 1980 Law and Economics Center Prize This reissue of Thomas Sowell's classic study of decision making, which includes a preface by the author, updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Anointed...read more

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9780465037384 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, October 3, 1996), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: With a new preface by the author, this reissue of Thomas Sowell's classic study of decision making updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Annointed, Sowell, one of America's most celebrated public intellectuals, describes in concrete detail how knowledge is shared and disseminated throughout modern society.
9780465037377 | Basic Books, March 1, 1982, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Looks at the production of knowledge, its application to economic, legal, social, and political institutions, and how it influences them to change

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9781470808815 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 2, 2012), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: [MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.
9781470808808 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 1, 2012), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: *Winner of the 1980 Law and Economics Center Prize This reissue of Thomas Sowell's classic study of decision making, which includes a preface by the author, updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Anointed.

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Product Description: [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] *Winner of the 1980 Law and Economics Center Prize This reissue of Thomas Sowell's classic study of decision making, which includes a preface by the author, updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Anointed...read more

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9781470808792 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 1, 2012), cover price $123.00 | About this edition: [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: This essay unscrambles gross misconceptions that have made rational debates about tax policies virtually impossible for decades.

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9780817916152, titled "Trickle Down Theory and "Tax Cuts for the Rich"" | Hoover Inst Pr, September 17, 2012, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: This essay unscrambles gross misconceptions that have made rational debates about tax policies virtually impossible for decades.

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Product Description: This much revised and reorganized edition of Intellectuals and Society is more than half again larger than the first edition. Four new chapters have been added on intellectuals and race, including a chapter on race and intelligence...read more

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9780465019489 | Basic Books, January 5, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The influence of intellectuals is not only greater than in previous eras but also takes a very different form from that envisioned by those like Machiavelli and others who have wanted to directly influence rulers.

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9780465025220 | Enl rev edition (Basic Books, March 6, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This much revised and reorganized edition of Intellectuals and Society is more than half again larger than the first edition.

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9781441715654 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 5, 2010), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is a book about intellectuals written for the lay person.
9781441715661 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 5, 2010), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This is a book about intellectuals written for the lay person.

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Product Description: [Read by Robertson Dean] This collection of writings from New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell is a must-have for any collection of economic, political, or cultural works. These selections from the many writings of Thomas Sowell over a period of half a century cover social, economic, cultural, legal, educational, and political issues...read more

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9780465022502 | Basic Books, October 4, 2011, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: These selections from the many writings of Thomas Sowell over a period of a half century cover social, economic, cultural, legal, educational, and political issues.

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9781455124831 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 4, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format.
9781455124824 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 4, 2011), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: [Read by Robertson Dean] This collection of writings from New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell is a must-have for any collection of economic, political, or cultural works.

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Product Description: [This is the Audiobook Cassette Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Read by Robertson Dean] This collection of writings from New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell is a must-have for any collection of economic, political, or cultural works...read more

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9781455124817 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 4, 2011), cover price $109.00 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

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9781455124800 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 4, 2011), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook Cassette Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: First published in 1985, Thomas Sowell's book is a crisp, lucid and commonsensical introduction to Marx's own writings and to Marxist theory. It combines readability with intellectual rigour and distils more than a quarter of a century of Thomas Sowell's research and thought on the philosophical and economic doctrines of Karl Marx...read more

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9780415687898 | Taylor & Francis Ltd, July 26, 2011, cover price $149.05 | About this edition: First published in 1985, Thomas Sowell’s book is a crisp, lucid and commonsensical introduction to Marx’s own writings and to Marxist theory.

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9780415688031 | Taylor & Francis Ltd, October 22, 2012, cover price $44.65 | About this edition: First published in 1985, Thomas Sowell's book is a crisp, lucid and commonsensical introduction to Marx's own writings and to Marxist theory.

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Product Description: In Economic Facts and Fallacies, Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics. These fallacies include many beliefs widely disseminated in the media and by politicians, such as fallacies about urban problems, income differences, male-female economic differences, as well as economic fallacies about academia, about race, and about Third World countries...read more

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9780465003495 | Basic Books, December 31, 2007, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Economic Facts and Fallacies exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues-and does so in a lively manner and without requiring any prior knowledge of economics by the reader.
9780198124443, titled "Essays and Poems and Simplicity, a Comedy" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 1, 1977), cover price $160.00 | also contains Essays and Poems and Simplicity, a Comedy | About this edition: A scholarly edition of works by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu.

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9780465022038 | 2 edition (Basic Books, March 22, 2011), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: In Economic Facts and Fallacies, Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics.

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Product Description: [Audio CD Library Edition in vinyl case][Read by Jeff Riggenbach] Here is the gritty, powerful story of Thomas Sowell's life-long education in the school of hard knocks, as the journey took him from Harlem to the Marines, the Ivy League, and a career as a controversial writer, teacher, and economist in government and private industry...read more

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9781441784117 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 20, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3CD format in vinyl case][Read by Jeff Riggenbach] Here is the gritty, powerful story of Thomas Sowell's life-long education in the school of hard knocks, as the journey took him from Harlem to the Marines, the Ivy League, and a career as a controversial writer, teacher, and economist in government and private industry.
9781441784094 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 20, 2011), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: [Audio CD Library Edition in vinyl case][Read by Jeff Riggenbach] Here is the gritty, powerful story of Thomas Sowell's life-long education in the school of hard knocks, as the journey took him from Harlem to the Marines, the Ivy League, and a career as a controversial writer, teacher, and economist in government and private industry.

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9780786121441 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 1, 2002), cover price $56.95 | About this edition: [Audio Cassette Library Edition in vinyl case][Read by Jeff Riggenbach] Here is the gritty, powerful story of Thomas Sowell's life-long education in the school of hard knocks, as the journey took him from Harlem to the Marines, the Ivy League, and a career as a controversial writer, teacher, and economist in government and private industry.

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Product Description: Thomas Sowell is one of America's leading voices on matters of race and ethnicity. In his book, Inside American Education, he surveyed the ills of American education from the primary grades to graduate school with ''an impressive range of knowledge and acuity of observation,'' according to the Wall Street Journal...read more
By Thomas Sowell and Tom Weiner (narrator)

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9781441761804 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 15, 2010), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: Thomas Sowell is one of America's leading voices on matters of race and ethnicity.

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Product Description: Thomas Sowell is one of America's leading voices on matters of race and ethnicity. In his book, Inside American Education, he surveyed the ills of American education from the primary grades to graduate school with ''an impressive range of knowledge and acuity of observation,'' according to the Wall Street Journal...read more

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9780465067961 | Basic Books, August 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Investigates views on race and ethnicity, culture, and related policy issues, and challenges myths about the economics of race, race and mental ability, slavery, and multiculturalism in contemporary America--and around the world throughout history
9780271008462 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, October 1, 1992, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Thomas Sowell is one of America's leading voices on matters of race and ethnicity.

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9780465067978 | Basic Books, June 15, 1995, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Investigates views on race and ethnicity, culture, and related policy issues, and challenges myths about the economics of race, race and mental ability, slavery, and multiculturalism in contemporary America--and around the world throughout history

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9781441761828 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 15, 2010), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Thomas Sowell is one of America's leading voices on matters of race and ethnicity.

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Product Description: The nationally bestselling author of Race and Culture and Inside America presents a devastating examination of the mindset behind the failed social policies of past years, whose defects have led to crises in education, crime, and family dynamics...read more
By Thomas Sowell and Tom Weiner (narrator)

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9781441756619 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2010), cover price $65.95 | About this edition: The nationally bestselling author of Race and Culture and Inside America presents a devastating examination of the mindset behind the failed social policies of past years, whose defects have led to crises in education, crime, and family dynamics.

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Product Description: The nationally bestselling author of Race and Culture and Inside America presents a devastating examination of the mindset behind the failed social policies of past years, whose defects have led to crises in education, crime, and family dynamics...read more

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9780465089949 | Basic Books, August 1, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A critical examination of failed social policies, in particular the 'politically correct' theory, identifies the mistakes that have penalized American education, criminal justice, and core families

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9780465089956 | Basic Books, June 27, 1996, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A critical examination of failed social policies, in particular the 'politically correct' theory, identifies the mistakes that have penalized American education, criminal justice, and core families

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9781441756640 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2010), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The nationally bestselling author of Race and Culture and Inside America presents a devastating examination of the mindset behind the failed social policies of past years, whose defects have led to crises in education, crime, and family dynamics.
9781441756657 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2010), cover price $29.95
9781441756626 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2010), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: In this devastating critique of the mindset behind the failed social policies of the past few decades, Thomas Sowell sees what has happened not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a vision whose defects have led to disasters in education, crime, family disintegration, and more.

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Product Description: Just in time for the Fall elections comes a pointed and polemical primer from the columns of Thomas Sowell. From the introduction: ''That Barack Obama in office has often done the exact opposite of what Barack Obama said as a candidate, on issue after issue, should not cause half the surprise and disappointment that it has produced in many people who pinned high hopes on him...read more
By Robertson Dean (narrator) and Thomas Sowell

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9781441766625 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 10, 2010), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Just in time for the Fall elections comes a pointed and polemical primer from the columns of Thomas Sowell.
9781441766632 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 10, 2010), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Just in time for the Fall elections comes a pointed and polemical primer from the columns of Thomas Sowell.

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Product Description: Just in time for the Fall elections comes a pointed and polemical primer from the columns of Thomas Sowell. From the introduction: ''That Barack Obama in office has often done the exact opposite of what Barack Obama said as a candidate, on issue after issue, should not cause half the surprise and disappointment that it has produced in many people who pinned high hopes on him...read more
By Robertson Dean (narrator) and Thomas Sowell

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9781441766618 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 10, 2010), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Just in time for the Fall elections comes a pointed and polemical primer from the columns of Thomas Sowell.

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Product Description: An indictment of the American educational system criticizes the fact that the system has discarded the traditional goals of transmitting knowledge and fostering cognitive skills in favor of building self-esteem and promoting social harmony.

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9780743254083 | Free Pr, March 14, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An indictment of the American educational system criticizes the fact that the system has discarded the traditional goals of transmitting knowledge and fostering cognitive skills in favor of building self-esteem and promoting social harmony.

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Product Description: Scary headlines and scarier statistics tell the story of a financial crisis on a scale not seen in decades—certainly not within the lifetime of most Americans. Moreover, this is a worldwide financial crisis. Financial institutions on both sides of the Atlantic have either collapsed or have been saved from collapse by government bailouts, as a result of buying securities based on American housing values that eroded or evaporated...read more

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9780465018802 | 1 edition (Basic Books, May 12, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a plain-English explanation of how we got into the current economic disaster that developed out of the economics and politics of the housing boom and bust.

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9780465019861 | Revised edition (Basic Books, February 23, 2010), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Scary headlines and scarier statistics tell the story of a financial crisis on a scale not seen in decades—certainly not within the lifetime of most Americans.

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9781433294075 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 14, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: There was no single, dramatic event that set the current financial crisis off.
9781433294082 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 14, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: There was no single, dramatic event that set the current financial crisis off.

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