The great divergence : China, Europe, and the making of the modern world economy / Kenneth Pomeranz.

Author
Pomeranz, Kenneth [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2000.
Description
x, 382 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
  • Princeton economic history of the Western world [More in this series]
  • The Princeton economic history of the Western world
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-371) and index.
Contents
Comparisons, connections, and narratives of European economic development -- A World of Surprising Resemblances. Europe before Asia? Population, capital accumulation, and technology in explanations of European development -- Market economies in Europe and Asia -- From New Ethos to New Economy? Consumption, Investment, and Capitalism. Luxury consumption and the rise of capitalism -- Visible hands: firm structure, sociopolitical structure, and "capitalism" in Europe and Asia -- Beyond Smith and Malthus: From Ecological Constraints to Sustained Industrial Growth. Shared constraints: ecological strain in Western Europe and East Asia -- Abolishing the land constraint: the Americas as a new kind of periphery.
ISBN
0691005435 (cl : alk. paper)
LCCN
99027681
OCLC
41835186
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