The Lever Of Riches

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199762712
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The Lever of Riches, with its keen analysis derived from a sweeping survey of creativity throughout history, offers telling insights into the question of how Western economies can maintain, and developing nations can unlock, their creative ...

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882915
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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 ...

Rulers Religion And Riches

Author: Jared Rubin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110703681X
Size: 14.91 MB
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This book seeks to explain the political and religious factors leading to the economic reversal of fortunes between Europe and the Middle East.

Political Order And Inequality

Author: Carles Boix
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316300161
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Combining ethnographical material, historical cases, and statistical analysis, this book describes the foundations of stateless societies, why and how states emerge, and the basis of political obligation.

The British Industrial Revolution In Global Perspective

Author: Robert C. Allen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521687850
Size: 72.83 MB
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In this convincing new account Robert Allen argues that the British industrial revolution was a successful response to the global economy of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Why Ireland Starved

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136599592
Size: 17.99 MB
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"This is a particularly satisfactory piece of work as regards sketches of the leaders of the movement and of the spirit in which they preached the gospel of revolt." - American Historical Review, 1916."

Regulating Railroad Innovation

Author: Steven W. Usselman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521001069
Size: 58.85 MB
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A study of America's efforts to regulate expanding railroad technology.

A Concise Economic History Of The World

Author: Rondo E. Cameron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195074451
Size: 64.37 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.