Slouching Towards Utopia
An Economic History of the Twentieth Century
J. Bradford DeLong
"Slouching Towards Utopia" by J. Bradford DeLong is the instant bestseller that explores the history of how the rapid technological advancements transformed the economy and world but did not deliver us to utopia. Economist Brad DeLong tells the story of this unprecedented explosion and why it failed to lead us towards a better world. An ambitious and broad narrative, this book offers an insightful perspective on the last century and its progress.
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.@delong’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