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The wealth and poverty of nations : why some are so rich and some so poor, David S. Landes

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The wealth and poverty of nations : why some are so rich and some so poor
Title
The wealth and poverty of nations
Title remainder
why some are so rich and some so poor
Statement of responsibility
David S. Landes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now in paperback: The acclaimed, bestselling exploration of one of the most contentious and hotly debated questions of our time: Why do some nations achieve economic success while others remain mired in poverty? Featured on C-Span
Cataloging source
DLC
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Landes, David S
Dewey number
330.1/6
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC240.Z9
LC item number
W45 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Wealth
  • Wealth
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • Regional economic disparities
  • Economic history
  • Economic development
  • Economic development
  • Economic history
  • Poverty
  • Regional economic disparities
  • Wealth
  • Rijkdom
  • Armoede
  • Regionale verschillen
  • Economische ongelijkheid
  • Sociaal-economische situatie
  • História econômica
  • Riqueza
  • Pobreza
  • Europe
Label
The wealth and poverty of nations : why some are so rich and some so poor, David S. Landes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, 1998. With a new epilogue for the paperback edition
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-643) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The great opening
  • 6.
  • Eastward ho
  • 7.
  • From discoveries to empire
  • 8.
  • Bittersweet Isles
  • 9.
  • Empire in the East
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • For love of gain
  • 11.
  • Golconda
  • 12.
  • Winners and losers : the balance sheet of empire
  • 13.
  • The nature of industrial revolution
  • 14.
  • Why Europe : why then?
  • Nature's inequalities
  • 15.
  • Britain and the others
  • 16.
  • Pursuit of Albion
  • 17.
  • You need money to make money
  • 18.
  • The wealth of knowledge
  • 19.
  • Frontiers
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • The South American way
  • 21.
  • Celestial empire : stasis and retreat
  • 22.
  • Japan : and the last shall be first
  • 23.
  • The Meiji restoration
  • 24.
  • History gone wrong
  • Answers to geography : Europe and China
  • 25.
  • Empire and after
  • 26.
  • Loss of leadership
  • 27.
  • Winners and
  • 28.
  • Losers
  • 29.
  • How did we get here : where are we going?
  • 3.
  • European exceptionalism : a different path
  • 4.
  • The invention of invention
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 658 pages
Isbn
9780393318883
Lccn
99462547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocm41471557
  • (OCoLC)41471557
Label
The wealth and poverty of nations : why some are so rich and some so poor, David S. Landes
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, 1998. With a new epilogue for the paperback edition
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-643) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The great opening
  • 6.
  • Eastward ho
  • 7.
  • From discoveries to empire
  • 8.
  • Bittersweet Isles
  • 9.
  • Empire in the East
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • For love of gain
  • 11.
  • Golconda
  • 12.
  • Winners and losers : the balance sheet of empire
  • 13.
  • The nature of industrial revolution
  • 14.
  • Why Europe : why then?
  • Nature's inequalities
  • 15.
  • Britain and the others
  • 16.
  • Pursuit of Albion
  • 17.
  • You need money to make money
  • 18.
  • The wealth of knowledge
  • 19.
  • Frontiers
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • The South American way
  • 21.
  • Celestial empire : stasis and retreat
  • 22.
  • Japan : and the last shall be first
  • 23.
  • The Meiji restoration
  • 24.
  • History gone wrong
  • Answers to geography : Europe and China
  • 25.
  • Empire and after
  • 26.
  • Loss of leadership
  • 27.
  • Winners and
  • 28.
  • Losers
  • 29.
  • How did we get here : where are we going?
  • 3.
  • European exceptionalism : a different path
  • 4.
  • The invention of invention
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 658 pages
Isbn
9780393318883
Lccn
99462547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocm41471557
  • (OCoLC)41471557

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