New York: Augustus M. Kelley, Inc., 1951. First English language edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Blue cloth boards in blue dust jacket. Light edgewear and some chipping to spine ends and corners. Spine sunned; front and back panels toned. Very good plus in very good jacket. Very good + / very good. Item #23375
Translated by Heinz Norden. Edited with an introduction by Paul M. Sweezy. First publication in English of this influential sociological work, originally composed in pre-WWII Germany. Schumpeter, once the finance minster of Austria, held a chair at the University of Bonn before emigrating to the U.S., spending the latter half of his career as a Harvard professor of economics.