The Lever Of Riches

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019987946X
Size: 71.78 MB
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Beginning with a fascinating, concise history of technological progress, Mokyr sets the background for his analysis by tracing the major inventions and innovations that have transformed society since ancient Greece and Rome.

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882915
Size: 42.53 MB
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In this groundbreaking book, celebrated economic historian Joel Mokyr argues that a culture of growth specific to early modern Europe and the European Enlightenment laid the foundations for the scientific advances and pioneering inventions ...

The Enlightened Economy

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780300189513
Size: 19.13 MB
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"This book focuses on the importance of ideological and institutional factors in the rapid development of the British economy during the years between the Glorious Revolution and the Crystal Palace Exhibition.

A Concise Economic History Of The World

Author: Rondo E. Cameron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195074451
Size: 65.60 MB
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This classic book offers a broad sweep of economic history from prehistoric times to the present, and explores the disparity of wealth among nations.

Political Order And Inequality

Author: Carles Boix
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107089433
Size: 49.59 MB
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This book describes the foundations of stateless societies, why and how states emerge, and the basis of political obligation.

The Unbound Prometheus

Author: David S. Landes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521534024
Size: 77.74 MB
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Now, in this updated edition, the author reframes and reasserts his original arguments in the light of debates about globalisation and comparative economic growth.

The Thought Of Work

Author: John W. Budd
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801449839
Size: 46.69 MB
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By drawing explicit attention to diverse, implicit meanings of work, The Thought of Work allows us to better understand work, to value it, and to structure it in desirable ways that reflect its profound importance.

The Information Nexus

Author: Steven Marks
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107108683
Size: 38.36 MB
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A provocative new book calling into question everything we thought we knew about capitalism and what makes it unique.

Why Did Europe Conquer The World

Author: Philip T. Hoffman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865840
Size: 78.53 MB
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In Why Did Europe Conquer the World?, Philip Hoffman demonstrates that conventional explanations—such as geography, epidemic disease, and the Industrial Revolution—fail to provide answers.