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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.
|Publisher:||Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W.|
|Publish Date:||May 17, 1999|
|Number of Pages:||672|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.8|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.5 x 6.3 x 1.1|
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