A Concise Economic History of the World: From Paleolithic Times to the Present
Rondo E. Cameron
Grounded in glossy financial concept yet written in non-technical language available even to non-specialists, this finished background highlights occasions that experience contributed to prosperity and fabric well-being--that is, to "development"--as good as those who have ended in persisted "underdevelopment" for big parts of the realm. the 1st half the e-book surveys global heritage from precedent days to the eighteenth century, outlining the origins of Western prosperity. the second one part investigates intimately the industrialization and urbanization that remodeled Europe and the United States within the 19th and 20th centuries. Cameron locations the modern international economic climate in extensive historic standpoint, making either the East-West contention and the North-South break up extra comprehensible. A worthwhile source for students of financial heritage and financial improvement, it's also helpful for higher department and graduate classes in financial heritage and financial improvement. With its predominantly narrative variety, A Concise fiscal historical past of the World may also be of significant curiosity to non-specialist readers who need to know extra approximately how the realm got here to be because it is.