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A Farewell to Alms

A Brief Economic History of the World

Gregory Clark

Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution--and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it--occur in eighteenth-century England, and not at some other time, or in some other place? Why didn't industrialization make the whole world rich--and why did it make large parts of the world even poo...
Publish Date
2007-08-13T00:00:00.000Z
2007-08-13T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
3.73
ISBN
8586544568760
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2021-02-22T22:25:39.000Z
For the @GlasgowGuardian to call Greg Clark a "eugenicist" is grotesque. He is a brilliant and original economic historian, whose books "A Farewell to Alms" and "The Son Also Rises" I highly recommend:      source