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The Birth of Plenty

How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created

William Bernstein

Compact and immensely readable . . . a tour de force. Prepare to be amazed. John C. Bogle, Founder and Former CEO, The Vanguard Group Vital a cogent, timely journey through the economic history of the modern world. Publishers WeeklyIn The Birth of Plenty, William Bernstein, the bestselling author of The Four Pillars of Investing, presents his prov...
Publish Date
July 12
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Jun 17, 2019
Here’s William Bernstein in his excellent book The Birth of Plenty explaining why interest rates over time are like a nation’s fever curve     source
Nov 09, 2020
Recently enjoyed reading Americana by @bhu_srinivasan ... Any other favorite books on economic history? Three more favorites: Birth of Plenty/Splendid Exchange by Bernstein Empire of Wealth by Gordon Ascent of Money by Ferguson     source