Narrated & hosted by John Kenneth Galbraith.
The ideas of economists and social philosophers shape actions and events even when we are unaware of their sources. They have a decisive influence on the great rush of revolution and change through which the world has passed in the last two hundred years. Professor John Kenneth Galbraith traces these ideas and their consequences from Adam Smith, through Marx and Lenin, to Keynes and to the thinking that gave shape to the concepts of the Cold War, the corporation and, now, the conflicts and concerns of the Third World.
4 - The Colonial Idea
Focuses on colonialism and the colonial adventure, which Galbraith considers historically and as a continuing legacy.
Mar 21, 2009, 17:54:44
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