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Natural experiments of history / edited by Jared Diamond, James A. Robinson
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010
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 3rd Floor  D16 .N335 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) History -- Comparative method -- Case studies
History -- Methodology -- Case studies
Physical Description 278 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Controlled comparison and Polynesian cultural evolution / Patrick V. Kirch -- Exploding Wests: boom and bust in nineteenth-century settler societies / James Belich -- Politics, banking, and economic development: evidence from new world economies / Stephen Haber -- Intra-island and inter-island comparisons / Jared Diamond -- Shackled to the past: the causes and consequences of Africa's slave trades / Nathan Nunn -- Colonial land tenure, electoral competition, and public goods in India / Abhijit Banerjee and Lakshmi Iyer -- From ancien régime to capitalism: the spread of the French Revolution as a natural experiment / Daron Acemoglu, Davide Cantoni, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson -- Afterword: Using comparative methods in studies of human history / Jared Diamond and James A. Robinson
Alternate Author Diamond, Jared M
Robinson, James A., 1960-

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