The Great Leveler

Author: Walter Scheidel
Publisher: Princeton Economic History of
ISBN: 9780691165028
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No one before Walter Scheidel has shown us just how closely they have been intertwined. This is a masterful new assessment of an age-old problem.

The Great Leveler

Author: Walter Scheidel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884608
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The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality over the full sweep of human history around the world.

The Roman Market Economy

Author: Peter Temin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 069114768X
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"--Alan K. Bowman, University of Oxford "This is a very important book, and I know of no other quite like it. Temin's scholarship promotes and illustrates the relevance of economic theory to the study of Roman history.

Why Did Europe Conquer The World

Author: Philip T. Hoffman
Publisher: Princeton Economic History of
ISBN: 9780691175843
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Anyone wanting to understand how economic theories are changing the ways we look at the past needs to read this book.

Violence And Social Orders

Author: Douglass C. North
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521761735
Size: 25.33 MB
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This book integrates the problem of violence into a larger framework, showing how economic and political behavior are closely linked.

Secular Cycles

Author: Peter Turchin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400830680
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This book tests that theory's specific and quantitative predictions by tracing the dynamics of population numbers, prices and real wages, elite numbers and incomes, state finances, and sociopolitical instability.

Global Inequality

Author: Branko Milanovic
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674969766
Size: 66.26 MB
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Branko Milanovic presents a bold account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale.

Unequal Gains

Author: Peter H. Lindert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880343
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The book sheds critical light on the forces that shaped American income history, and situates that history in a broad global context.

Capitalism Without Capital

Author: Jonathan Haskel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400888328
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But this is not just a familiar story of the so-called new economy. Capitalism without Capital shows that the growing importance of intangible assets has also played a role in some of the big economic changes of the last decade.

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691168883
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In this groundbreaking book, celebrated economic historian Joel Mokyr argues that a culture of growth specific to early modern Europe and the European Enlightenment laid the foundations for the scientific advances and pioneering inventions ...