World Economy

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The development and transformation of the world economy are central themes of this reference work. The book discusses the historical geography of colonialism and the formation of a world economy; the organization and dynamics of the contemporary world economy; poverty and plenty; and work and welfare in the world economy. In the regional section, the economic history and organization of each world region are examined in more detail with the use of specific local examples. Special features within each section allow for greater in-depth coverage, also illustrating and expanding on the introductory themes. With a colorful mixture of over 270 photographs, maps, and diagrams, this reference will provide a clear understanding of the world economy, the economies of nations and regions throughout the world.show more

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 233.68 x 304.8 x 30.48mm | 1,587.57g
  • Oxford University Press, USA
  • United States
  • English
  • 019520946X
  • 9780195209464