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Economics and the modern world

Maurice D. Levi

Economics and the modern world

by Maurice D. Levi

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Published by D.C. Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics.,
  • Economic history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMaurice Levi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB171.5 .L654 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 637 p. :
    Number of Pages637
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1439522M
    ISBN 100669216682
    LC Control Number93070462
    OCLC/WorldCa30401958

    The Great Divergence brings new insight to one of the classic questions of history: Why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Europe, despite surprising similarities between advanced areas of Europe and East Asia? As Ken Pomeranz shows, as recently as , parallels between these two parts of the world were very high in life expectancy, consumption, product and factor markets /5(23). Description. Latin America in the Modern World is the first text to situate the history of Latin America within a wider global narrative. Written by leading scholars, the book focuses on five themes: state formation; the construction of national identity through popular culture and religion; economics and commodities; race, class, and gender; and the environment.

      Economics has, in many regards, created the world. Not only is it the process through which societies provide for the well-being of their citizens, it has also driven everything from trade and. The book offers a compelling alternate world-historical interpretation of political, social and economic structures and processes in the making of the modern world. It is a valuable and timely addition to the ongoing debate on the future of the world economy in an era of political and economic uncertainties.

    Book > Academic Books > Economics & Development Studies Expedited access to textbooks and digital content Instructors: Due to the COVID pandemic and in support of your transition to online learning, requests for complimentary review copies of our textbooks will be fulfilled through our eBooks partner, VitalSource. Economics, social science that seeks to analyze and describe the production, distribution, and consumption of wealth. In the 19th century economics was the hobby of gentlemen of leisure and the vocation of a few academics; economists wrote about economic policy but were rarely consulted by legislators before decisions were made. Today there is hardly a government, international agency, or.


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