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A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world

Author: William J Bernstein; Mel Foster; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adam Smith wrote that man has an intrinsic "propensity to truck, barter, and exchange one thing for another." But how did trade evolve to the point where we don't think twice about biting into an apple from the other side of the world? In A Splendid Exchange, William J. Bernstein tells the extraordinary story of global commerce from its prehistoric origins to the myriad controversies surrounding it today ...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William J Bernstein; Mel Foster; Tantor Media.
OCLC Number: 283807216
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
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Duration: 17:14:04.
Performer(s): Read by Mel Foster.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 247747 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: William J. Bernstein.

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Adam Smith wrote that man has an intrinsic "propensity to truck, barter, and exchange one thing for another." But how did trade evolve to the point where we don't think twice about biting into an apple from the other side of the world? In A Splendid Exchange, William J. Bernstein tells the extraordinary story of global commerce from its prehistoric origins to the myriad controversies surrounding it today ...

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