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Clark, Gregory, 1957-
A farewell to alms [electronic resource] : a brief economic history of the world / Gregory Clark
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2007
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  HC21 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Economic history
Physical Description xii, 420 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-407) and index
Contents Introduction : the sixteen-page economic history of the world -- The logic of the Malthusian economy -- Material living standards -- Fertility -- Life expectancy -- Malthus and Darwin : survival of the richest -- Technological advance -- Institutions and growth -- The emergence of modern man -- Modern growth : the wealth of nations -- The puzzle of the industrial revolution -- The industrial revolution in England -- Why England? Why not China, Japan or India? -- Social consequences -- World growth since 1800 -- The proximate sources of divergence -- Why isn't the whole world developed? -- Conclusion : strange new world
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet
Series Princeton economic history of the western world
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author American Council of Learned Societies

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