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.

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.

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882915
Size: 16.54 MB
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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 ...

Why Did Europe Conquer The World

Author: Philip T. Hoffman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865840
Size: 58.58 MB
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In Why Did Europe Conquer the World?, Philip Hoffman demonstrates that conventional explanations—such as geography, epidemic disease, and the Industrial Revolution—fail to provide answers.

The Great Convergence

Author: Richard Baldwin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067466048X
Size: 46.40 MB
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Richard Baldwin shows how the combination of high tech with low wages propelled industrialization in developing nations, deindustrialization in developed nations, and a commodity supercycle that is petering out.

Rethinking Capitalism

Author: Michael Jacobs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119311632
Size: 49.62 MB
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"Thought provoking and fresh - this book challenges how we think about economics.” Gillian Tett, Financial Times For further information about recent publicity events and media coverage for Rethinking Capitalism please visit http ...

The Genome Factor

Author: Dalton Conley
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400883245
Size: 11.92 MB
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These are just a few of the many findings presented in this illuminating and entertaining book, which also tackles controversial topics such as genetically personalized education and the future of reproduction in a world where more and more ...

After Piketty

Author: Heather Boushey
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067497817X
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In After Piketty, a cast of economists and other social scientists tackle these questions in dialogue with Piketty, in what is sure to be a much-debated book in its own right.

The Son Also Rises

Author: Gregory Clark
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400851092
Size: 45.94 MB
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Challenging popular assumptions about mobility and revealing the deeply entrenched force of inherited advantage, The Son Also Rises is sure to prompt intense debate for years to come.

Forged Through Fire War Peace And The Democratic Bargain

Author: John Ferejohn
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 163149161X
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Having spent their celebrated careers exploring this provocative question, John Ferejohn and Frances McCall Rosenbluth trace the surprising ways in which governments have mobilized armies since antiquity, discovering that our modern form of ...