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The birth of plenty : how the prosperity of the modern work was created

Author: William J Bernstein
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Professional ; London : McGraw-Hill [distributor], ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A provocative, highly acclaimed narrative of how prosperity has been the engine of civilization for the last 200 years.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Bernstein
ISBN: 9780071747042 0071747044
OCLC Number: 620081809
Description: xii, 420 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An hypothesis of wealth --
Property --
Reason --
Capital --
Power, speed, and light --
Synthesis of growth --
The winners : Holland and England --
Runners-up --
The last --
God, culture, mammon, and the hydonic treadmill --
The great trade-off --
Mannon and Mars : the winner's curse --
The end of growth? --
When, where, and whither.
Responsibility: by William Bernstein.

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