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Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created

By: Bernstein, William

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Seller ID: 9780071747042

ISBN: 0071747044

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"Compact and immensely readable . . . a tour de force. Prepare to be amazed." -- John C. Bogle, Founder and Former CEO, The Vanguard Group "Vital--a cogent, timely journey through the economic history of the modern world." -- "Publishers Weekly" In "The Birth of Plenty," William Bernstein, the bestselling author of The Four Pillars of Investing, presents his provocative, highly acclaimed theory of why prosperity has been the engine of civilization for the last 200 years. This is a fascinating, irresistibly written "big-picture" work that highlights and explains the impact of four el... View more info

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Birth of Plenty : How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created

By: Bernstein, William

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Seller ID: 9780071421928

ISBN: 0071421920

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"A tour de force...prepare to be amazed." --John C. Bogle, Founder and Former CEO, The Vanguard Group Why didn't the Florentines invent the steam engines and flying machines that Da Vinci sketched? What kept the master metallurgists of ancient Rome from discovering electricity?"The Birth of Plenty "takes a fascinating new look at the key conditions that had to be in place before world economic growth--and the technological progress underlying it--could occur, why those pathways are still absent in many parts of today's world, and what must be done before true, universal prosperity c... View more info