Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics

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Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics  
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Author(s) George Reisman
Country United States
Subject(s) Economics
Genre(s) Non-fiction, Treatise
Publisher Jameson Books
Publication date 1996
Media type Print
Pages 1046 p.
ISBN 0915463733
OCLC Number 36200484
LC Classification 96-78105

Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics is a treatise by American economist George Reisman. The theme of the book is the natural harmony of self-interests—of businessmen, wage earners, and consumers—under capitalism. It is based on an integration of the theories of the Austrian School and the doctrines of the British classical economists. It is considered a magnum opus of Austrian economics.

Three chapters of the text which deal with price controls, shortages and the gas-line calamity of the 1970s were originally published as a standalone book titled Government Against the Economy.