Geography and the wealth of nations / Sherif Khalifa.

Author
Khalifa, Sherif [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2022]
Description
viii, 285 pages ; 24 cm

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Summary note
"In Geography and the Wealth of Nations, Sherif Khalifa argues that geography influences the factors that determine economic performance, such as the quality of institutions, the adopted cultural values, the systems of governance, the likelihood of conflict, the historical experiences, and the integration into the global economy"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The fingerprint of geography -- Climate, crops, and capital -- Germs, groups and gender -- Accursed are the blessed -- The wrath of nature -- Determinism versus determination -- On the geographic origins -- Sand or grease -- Nature's democratic dividend -- Elixir or people's opium -- In (trust) we trust -- Me, myself, and society -- The wrath and wealth of nations -- Heterogeneous we stand -- Climbing the social ladder -- Echoes of the past -- The big scramble, the great loot -- In a flat world.
ISBN
  • 9781666900521 (hardcover)
  • 1666900524 (hardcover)
LCCN
2022005016
OCLC
1300755514
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