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Liberalism at Large: The World According to the Economist

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The path-breaking history of modern liberalism told through the pages of one of its most zealous supporters. Since 1843, the Economist has been the single most devoted and influential champion of liberalism anywhere in the world. But what exactly is liberalism, and how has the liberal message evolved? Liberalism at Large presents a history of liberalism on the move,

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Kindle Edition, 553 pages
Published November 12th 2019 by Verso (first published March 3rd 2015)
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Daniel Carr
Jan 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book - it's got a good pace, and is well-written. As a history of The Economist, it is detailed and informative, though this may also make it a rather niche read. So many individuals and events are referenced in the opening few chapters that those without some grounding in British history (especially political history) may find it rather impenetrable. One also gets a rich account of just how influential the publication has been, especially in a direct 'revolving door with ...more
Allan
Dec 03, 2019 rated it it was ok
I have not yet read this book in full, but I have read two long articles online discussing this book's core thesis in some depth, so I guess this preliminary review is a review of the book's market position, more than the book itself. Them-is-the-breaks, I guess, when you lord over The Economist, which is all market, all the time.

I began to follow The Economist at some point in the early 1990s, and for a couple of years I actually subscribed, at first to their print edition, and later to their
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I enjoyed this book - it's got a good pace, and is well-written. As a history of The Economist, it is detailed and informative, though this may also make it a rather niche read. So many individuals and events are referenced in the opening few chapters that those without some grounding in British history (especially political history) may find it rather impenetrable. One also gets a rich account of just how influential the publication has been, especially in a direct 'revolving door with ...more
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I have not yet read this book in full, but I have read two long articles online discussing this book's core thesis in some depth, so I guess this preliminary review is a review of the book's market position, more than the book itself. Them-is-the-breaks, I guess, when you lord over The Economist, which is all market, all the time.

I began to follow The Economist at some point in the early 1990s, and for a couple of years I actually subscribed, at first to their print edition, and later to their
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