The Lever Of Riches

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019987946X
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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 ...

Rulers Religion And Riches

Author: Jared Rubin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110703681X
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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.

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882915
Size: 26.15 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 ...

Political Order And Inequality

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

Why Ireland Starved

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136599665
Size: 55.56 MB
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The book is primarily aimed at numerate economic historians, historical demographers, economists specializing in agricultural economics and economic development and specialists in Irish and British nineteenth-century history.

A Concise Economic History Of The World

Author: Rondo E. Cameron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195074451
Size: 51.44 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.

The Enlightened Economy

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780300189513
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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.

The Invisible Weapon

Author: Daniel R. Headrick
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199728190
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In this book, Headrick examines the political history of telecommunications from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of World War II. He argues that this technology gave society new options.