Gary Gerstle

Gary Gerstle

Gary Gerstle is Paul Mellon Professor of American History Emeritus and Paul Mellon Director of Research at the University of Cambridge. He is the author and editor of more than ten books, including American Crucible (2017) and Liberty and Coercion (2015). His most recent book is The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era (2022).  He is a Guardian columnist and has also written for the Atlantic Monthly, the New Statesman, the Nation, and the New York Review of Books.

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The best books on Neoliberalism, recommended by Gary Gerstle

Neoliberalism is, arguably, the dominant political and economic ideology of the Western world, although its dominance is contested and the ills of the world are often laid at its door. Here Cambridge historian Gary Gerstle discusses five books that will help you understand neoliberalism’s origins, its ambitions and why it has been supported and opposed with such partisanship.

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