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A farewell to alms : a brief economic history of the world, Gregory Clark

Label
A farewell to alms : a brief economic history of the world
Title
A farewell to alms
Title remainder
a brief economic history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Clark
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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233499
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clark, Gregory
Dewey number
330.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC21
LC item number
.C63 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
The Princeton economic history of the western world
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Economic history
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a brief economic history of the world
Label
A farewell to alms : a brief economic history of the world, Gregory Clark
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0715/2007015166.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-407) 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
Introduction : the sixteen-page economic history of the world -- The logic of the Malthusian economy -- Material living standards -- Fertility -- Life expectancy -- Malthus and Darwin : survival of the richest -- Technological advance -- Institutions and growth -- The emergence of modern man -- Modern growth : the wealth of nations -- The puzzle of the industrial revolution -- The industrial revolution in England -- Why England? Why not China, Japan or India? -- Social consequences -- World growth since 1800 -- The proximate sources of divergence -- Why isn't the whole world developed? -- Conclusion : strange new world
Control code
653113
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 420 pages
Isbn
9780691121352
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007015166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780691121352
  • (OCoLC)123029809
Label
A farewell to alms : a brief economic history of the world, Gregory Clark
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0715/2007015166.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-407) 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
Introduction : the sixteen-page economic history of the world -- The logic of the Malthusian economy -- Material living standards -- Fertility -- Life expectancy -- Malthus and Darwin : survival of the richest -- Technological advance -- Institutions and growth -- The emergence of modern man -- Modern growth : the wealth of nations -- The puzzle of the industrial revolution -- The industrial revolution in England -- Why England? Why not China, Japan or India? -- Social consequences -- World growth since 1800 -- The proximate sources of divergence -- Why isn't the whole world developed? -- Conclusion : strange new world
Control code
653113
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 420 pages
Isbn
9780691121352
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007015166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780691121352
  • (OCoLC)123029809

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