A Concise Economic History of the World

A Concise Economic History of the World : From Paleolithic Times to the Present

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This is a comprehensive economic history of the world from palaeolithic times to the present. It has been revised and updated to include material on the non-European world and a new chapter on the world economy since the first oil crisis of the early 1970s.show more

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  • Hardback | 476 pages
  • 162.05 x 241.3 x 30.99mm | 1,111.3g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • halftones, line figures, maps, tables
  • 0195074459
  • 9780195074451

Table of contents

Economic history and economic development; Economic development in ancient times; Economic development in medieval Europe; Non-Western economies on the eve of western expansion; Europe's second logistic; Economic nationalism and imperialism; The dawn of modern industry; Economic development in the 19th century: Basic determinants; Patterns of development: The early industrializers; Patterns of development: Late-comers and no-shows; The growth of world economy; Strategic sectors; Overview of the world economy in the 20th century; International economic disintegration; Rebuilding the world economy; The world economy at the end of the 20th century.show more

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