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Author: Nikolaus Pfander
Publisher: Nikolaus Pfander
Keywords: marcilly, roux, sardani, chronologia
Number of Pages: 420
Published: 2005-09
ISBN-10: 1411635086
ISBN-13: 9781411635081

Louis XIV, normally seen as the flawless, untouchable sun-king, was - in contrary to that image - a lifelong victim of blackmail. His reign was a constant cover-up, not only centering on the identity of his illegitimate father and his two triplet-bothers, but in addition his severe opium abuse and illegal counterfeit-money-production. First victim of the legacy-cover-up was a huguenot named Roux de Marcilly, member of a secret resistance society, living in London together with Louis' two triplets, keeping them as valets. Louis fears blackmail by opposing British government members, who had bee

Author: graf Leo Tolstoy
Publisher: Ph. Reclam jun.
Keywords: karenina, anna
Number of Pages: 1235
Published: 1919
ISBN-10: 9793418273
ISBN-13: 9789793418278

Anna Karenina  is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov over political issues that arose in the final installment (Tolstoy's unpopular views of volunteers going to Serbia); therefore, the novel's first complete appearance was in book form.Widely regarded as a pinnacle in realist fiction, Tolstoy considered Anna Karenina his first true novel, when he came to consider War and Peace to be more than a novel.Fyodor Dostoevsky declared it to be "flawless as

Authors: Friedrich A. Hayek, Sudha R. Shenoy,
Publisher: Cato Inst
Keywords: inflation, legacy, keynesian, tail, tiger
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 2009-06-01
ISBN-10: 0932790062
ISBN-13: 9780932790064

Review: Hayek uses flawless logic to prove that Keynesian economics, which is touted today as our own modern monetary policy, is inflationary economics. The end result of this application can only be a situation which is worse than the one it was intended to remedy. Hayek proves that individuals acting independently are unable to provide the consistent statistical information necessary on which to base an ordered economy. Hayek then explains how Keynes’ pursuit of a perfect monetary policy will never be realized because artificial intervention can only produce inflationism. Hayek’
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