A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World)

Category: Economics
Author: Gregory Clark
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by activatedgeek   2020-04-17
I have been reading A Farewell to Alms - Brief History of Economics [1]. Largely answers questions around why Industrial revolution happened when it did despite all the institutions existing well before that.

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Farewell-Alms-Economic-History-Prince...

by yonran   2019-03-30
Oops. I linked to some other book with a similar name. This is the correct book: https://www.amazon.com/Farewell-Alms-Economic-History-Prince...