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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations : Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor
by David S. Landes


Overview - The Wealth and Poverty of Nations is David S. Landes's acclaimed, best selling exploration of one of the most contentious and hotly debated questions of our time: Why do some nations achieve economic success while others remain mired in poverty? The answer, as Landes definitively illustrates, is a complex interplay of cultural mores and historical circumstance.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations is David S. Landes's acclaimed, best selling exploration of one of the most contentious and hotly debated questions of our time: Why do some nations achieve economic success while others remain mired in poverty? The answer, as Landes definitively illustrates, is a complex interplay of cultural mores and historical circumstance. Rich with anecdotal evidence, piercing analysis, and a truly astonishing range of erudition, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations is a "picture of enormous sweep and brilliant insight" (Kenneth Arrow) as well as one of the most audaciously ambitious works of history in decades.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393318883
  • ISBN-10: 0393318885
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: May 1999
  • Page Count: 658
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.04 x 1.16 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.84 pounds


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