How the West Grew Rich : Economic Transformation of the Industrial World
- Hardback | 353 pages
- 160.02 x 233.68 x 33.02mm | 703.06g
- 31 Dec 1986
- I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Introduction; the starting point - the Middle Ages; the growth of trade to 1750; the evolution of institutions favorable to commerce; the development of industry, 1750-1880; diversity of organizations - the corporation; technology, trusts, and marketable stock; the link between science and wealth; diversity of enterprise; implications and comparisons.