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The rational optimist : how prosperity evolves

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The "New York Times"--Bestselling author of "Genome" and "The Red Queen" offers a provocative case for an economics of hope, arguing that the benefits of commerce, technology, innovation, and change--cultural evolution--will inevitably increase human prosperity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ridley, Matt.
Rational optimist.
New York : Harper, 2010
(DLC) 2010004907
(OCoLC)456181103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Ridley
ISBN: 9780062025371 0062025376
OCLC Number: 668228037
Description: 1 online resource (438 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Matt Ridley.

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The "New York Times"--Bestselling author of "Genome" and "The Red Queen" offers a provocative case for an economics of hope, arguing that the benefits of commerce, technology, innovation, and change--cultural evolution--will inevitably increase human prosperity.

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