How the West Grew Rich: The Economic Transformation of the Industrial World

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HOW THE WEST GREW RICH
The Economic Transformation of the Industrial World

Nathan Rosenberg & L. E. Birdzell Jr.

BasicBooks A Subsidiary of Perseus Books, L.L.C.

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How the West Grew Rich: The Economic Transformation of the Industrial World
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vi
  • 1 - Introduction 3
  • Conclusion 33
  • Notes 36
  • 2 - The Starting Point: The Middle Ages 37
  • Notes 67
  • 3 - The Growth of Trade To 1750 71
  • Notes 108
  • 4 - The Evolution Of Institutions Favorable To Commerce 113
  • Notes 139
  • 5 - The Development Of Industry: 1750-1880 144
  • Conclusion 183
  • Notes 185
  • 6 - Diversity Of Organization: The Corporation 189
  • Notes 207
  • 7 - Technology, Trusts, And Marketable Stock 211
  • Notes 239
  • 8 - The Link Between Science and Wealth 242
  • Notes 268
  • 9 - Diversity of Enterprise 269
  • Notes 296
  • 10 - Implications And Comparisons 302
  • Notes 332
  • Index 337
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