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Favorites of Fortune

Technology, Growth, and Economic Development since the Industrial Revolution

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PAPERBACK

$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674295216

Publication Date: 08/11/1998

Short

576 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 line illustrations, 38 tables

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A stimulating and fascinating volume that should be in the library of anyone interested in economic history or technology.—John Vincent Nye, Journal of Evolutionary Economics

A most important book… [It] contains a conspectus of the variety of work that goes into our studies nowadays: biometrics and cliometrics; theory and a review of theory; broad sweeps of generalizations, detailed research on a micro scale, and international comparison; some sociology; and some institutional politics… A rich offering.—Sidney Pollard, Journal of Economic History

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