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A Culture of Growth - The Origins of the Modern Economy

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During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of the details of the Industrial Revolution, what remains a mystery is why it took place at all. Why did this revolution begin in the West and not elsewhere, and why did it continue, leading to today's unprecedented prosperity? In this groundbreaking book, celebrated economic historian Joel Mokyr argues that a culture of growth specific to early modern Europe and the European Enlightenment laid the foundations for the scientific advances and pioneering inventions that would follow.

Item details

Author(s):
Joel Mokyr
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0691168881
ISBN-13:
9780691168883
Number of pages:
403
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
A Culture of Growth - The Origins of the Modern Economy

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During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of the details of the Industrial Revolution, what remains a mystery is why it took place at all. Why did this revolution begin in the West and not elsewhere, and why did it continue, leading to today's unprecedented prosperity? In this groundbreaking book, celebrated economic historian Joel Mokyr argues that a culture of growth specific to early modern Europe and the European Enlightenment laid the foundations for the scientific advances and pioneering inventions that would follow.

Author(s):
Joel Mokyr
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0691168881
ISBN-13:
9780691168883
Number of pages:
403
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
A Culture of Growth - The Origins of the Modern Economy

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