ECONOMIC HISTORY: “FAVORITES OF FORTUNE” BOOK FROM 1998

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Favorites of Fortune: Technology Growth and

Economic Development since the Industrial Revolution

Patrice Higonnet (Editor)

David S. Landes (Editor)

Henry Rosovsky (Editor)

Editorial Reviews

Review

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 )

Product Description

A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.

Product Details:

· Paperback: 576 pages

· Publisher: Harvard University Press First Edition

· August 11 1998

· Language: English

· ISBN-10: 0674295218

· ISBN-13: 978-0674295216

Favorites of Fortune: Technology Growth and Economic

Development since the Industrial Revolution

Patrice Higonnet (Editor)

David S. Landes (Editor)

Henry Rosovsky (Editor)

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