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The Penn Press list for spring 2018 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

Risk and Ruin
Enron and the Culture of American Capitalism

Gavin Benke

May 2018 | 272 pages | Cloth $34.95
American History
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Table of Contents

Introduction. Scandal or System?
Chapter 1. Enron Emerges
Chapter 2. Making Sense of the World After the Cold War
Chapter 3. From Natural Gas to Knowledge
Chapter 4. Selling Instability
Chapter 5. A Very Bad Year
Chapter 6. Making Enron Meaningful
Conclusion. Learning from Enron