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The Age of Equality

The Twentieth Century in Economic Perspective

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674062177

Publication Date: 10/15/2011


296 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

2 maps, 3 graphs, 15 tables

Belknap Press


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Age of Liberty
  • 2. War and Depression
  • 3. The Soviet Economic Model
  • 4. Multilateralism and Welfare State in the First World
  • 5. Decolonization and Cold War
  • 6. The Conservative Reaction in the West
  • 7. The Collapse of Central Planning
  • 8. The End of the Third World
  • 9. From the Age of Equality to the Age of Fraternity
  • Glossary and Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2011 on Economic, Social, and Environmental Subjects
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