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. ...
2022-06-17T13:52:16.000ZI 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
2022-09-14T15:13:56.000ZLately 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