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Human Action: A Treatise on Economics (Unabridged)
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Narrator: Jeff Riggenbach
Format: Unabridged
Release Date: December 2011
Audio Length: 47.75 hours
Rating: 44 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (948 ratings)
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Human Action is the most important book on political economy you will ever own. It was (and remains) the most comprehensive, systematic, forthright, and powerful defense of the economics of liberty ever written. This is the Scholar's Edition: accept no substitute. You will treasure this volume.

The Scholar's Edition is the original, unaltered treatise (originally published in 1949) that shaped a generation of Austrians and made possible the intellectual movement that is leading the global charge for free markets.

Mises himself wrote the following by way of explanation of why he wrote the book: Economics does not allow any breaking up into special branches. It invariably deals with the interconnectedness of all phenomena of acting and economizing. All economic facts mutually condition one another. Each of the various economic problems must be dealt with in the frame of a comprehensive system assigning its due place and weight to every aspect of human wants and desires. All monographs remain fragmentary if not integrated into a systematic treatment of the whole body of social and economic relations.

To provide such a comprehensive analysis is the task of my book Human Action, a Treatise on Economics. It is the consummation of lifelong studies and investigations, the precipitate of half a century of experience. I saw the forces operating which could not but annihilate the high civilization and prosperity of Europe. In writing my book, I was hoping to contribute to the endeavors of our most eminent contemporaries to prevent this country from following the path which leads to the abyss.

The Scholar's Edition of Human Action is the definitive edition of this great work and foundation of every library of freedom.

About the Author: Ludwig von Mises

Though you may know Ludwig von Mises from the popular audiobooks Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis and Liberalism: In the Classical Tradition, Ludwig von Mises is actually one of the most renowned Nonfiction and Business authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 4 audiobooks from Ludwig von Mises on, with the latest Nonfiction title being: Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis. Human Action: A Treatise on Economics was added to our catalog in 2011, making it the author's oldest audiobook available on our website, while Human Action: A Treatise on Economics is the most popular and bestselling audiobook from Ludwig von Mises. Enjoy over 119 hours of audiobook listening from Ludwig von Mises, among the 4 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety of audiobooks, we know you're sure to enjoy Nonfiction books from Ludwig von Mises. Ludwig von Mises was born on September 29, 1881 in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (now Lviv, Ukraine), Austria and lived until October 10, 1973. For more audiobooks and information on Ludwig von Mises, please visit his page on Ludwig von Mises audiobooks.

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