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 ...

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 ...

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.

A Concise Economic History Of The World

Author: Rondo E. Cameron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195074451
Size: 27.18 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 Unbound Prometheus

Author: David S. Landes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521534024
Size: 74.63 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.

Why Ireland Starved

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136599665
Size: 72.89 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.

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.

Why Did Europe Conquer The World

Author: Philip T. Hoffman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865840
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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.