How the world became rich : the historical origins of economic growth
Print Book, English, 2022
Polity, Cambridge, 2022
x, 259 pages : illustrations, cartes, graphques ; 23 cm.
9781509540235, 9781509540228, 1509540237, 1509540229
Preface 1 Why, When, and How Did the World Become Rich? 2 Did Some Societies Win the Geography Lottery? 3 Is it all Just Institutions? 4 Did Culture Make Some Rich and Others Poor? 5 Fewer Babies? 6 Was it Just a Matter of Colonization and Exploitation? 7 Why Did Northwestern Europe Become Rich First? 8 Britain’s Industrial Revolution 9 The Rise of the Modern Economy 10 Industrialization and the World it Created 11 The World is Rich Bibliography