The Roots of Capitalism Author:John Chamberlain Revised from 1959 ed. — Chapters 1-The Freely Choosing Man, 2-...Property Base, 3-...Political Frame for an Open Society, 4-Contract-or Capitalism Is Promises, 5-Gloomy Men & Iron Laws-or Capitalism in a Cage, 6-Premonition of the American System, 7-Prometheus Unbound-...Enterpriser's(sic) Function, 8-"Contrived Fecundity"-the Ford System & the "... more »Margin", 9-The True Perfection of Competition, 10-The Consumers' Plebiscite, 11- Labor Had the Right Idea, 12-Retreat from the American System, Epilogue-Forward Once More?, Index.
From 9-...Competition[p.146]: "All the customer has a legitimate right to ask of government is that it prevent misrepresentation of goods & make sure that contracts are honored".[Reviewer's note: Elsewhere J.C. notes that collusion between companies could stalemate improvements.]« less