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Title:
The great divergence : China, Europe, and the making of the modern world economy
Author:
Pomeranz, Kenneth.
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Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Comparisons, connections, and narratives of European economic development -- Europe before Asia? Population, capital accumulation, and technology in explanations of European development -- Market economies in Europe and Asia -- Luxury consumption and the rise of capitalism -- Visible hands: firm structure, sociopolitical structure, and "capitalism" in Europe and Asia -- Shared constraints: ecological strain in Western Europe and East Asia -- Abolishing the land constraint: the Americas as a new kind of periphery.
Reading Level:
1750 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780691005430

9780691090108
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