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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor - Landes, David S
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David S. Landes tells the long, fascinating story of wealth and power throughout the world: the creation of wealth, the paths of winners and losers, the rise and fall of nations. He studies history as a process, attempting to understand how the world's cultures lead to - or retard - economic and military success and material achievement. Countries of the West, Landes asserts, prospered early through the interplay of a vital, open society focused on work and knowledge, which led to increased productivity, the creation of new ...

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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor 1999, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393318883

Trade paperback

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor 1998, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393040173

Hardcover