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

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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
Genre
Language
eng
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233499
Cataloging source
DLC
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1957-
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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
Target audience
adult
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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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-407) and index
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
ocn123029809
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 420 p.
Isbn
9780691121352
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007015166
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-407) and index
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
ocn123029809
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 420 p.
Isbn
9780691121352
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007015166
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)123029809

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