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Slouching Towards Utopia

An Economic History of the Twentieth Century

J. Bradford DeLong

An instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from one of the world’s leading economists, offering a grand narrative of the century that made us richer than ever, yet left us unsatisfied. "A magisterial history."—​Paul Krugman Before 1870, humanity lived in dire poverty, with a slow crawl of invention offset by a growing population. ...
Publish Date
2022-09-06T00:00:00.000Z
2022-09-06T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.14
ISBN
9780465019595
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
2022-06-17T13:52:16.000Z
I learned so many fascinating details from Bradford DeLong economic history 1870-2010 It's a book of big ideas, but fascinatingly illumined by the small details of how growth & progress happened      source
2022-09-14T15:13:56.000Z
Lately I’ve been reading SLOUCHING TOWARD UTOPIA the long-awaiting economic history opus from @delong. It is a fascinating, mind-expanding read — highly highly recommended.      source
2022-09-08T13:46:35.000Z
[email protected]’s book, Slouching Towards Utopia, is the most provocative book I have read on global economics. Its ideas will stay with the reader for a long time. The book is long last out. We will be @HarvardBooks discussing it tonight at 7pm.      source
2022-09-07T16:19:54.000Z
Do yourself a favor and read @delong's opus on the economic history of the 20th century, Slouching Towards Utopia. No question one of the best books I've read this year.      source