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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations


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Wealth And Poverty Of Nations - Landes, David S.
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The history of nations is a history of haves and have-nots, and as we approach the millennium, the gap between rich and poor countries is widening. In this engrossing and important new work, eminent historian David Landes explores the complex, fascinating and often startling causes of the wealth and poverty of nations. The answers are found not only in the large forces at work in economies: geography, religion, the broad swings of politics, but also in the small surprising details. In Europe, the invention of spectacles ...

Wealth And Poverty Of Nations 1999, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349111667

Mass-market paperback

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations 1998, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316908672