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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some are So Rich and Some So Poor

By: David Landes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown and Company: 1998

Seller ID: 248461

ISBN: 0316908673

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Now that the old division of the world into the two power blocs of East and West has subsided, the great gap in wealth and health that separates North and South remains the single greatest problem and danger facing the world of the Third Millennium. The only challenge of comparable scope and difficulty is the threat of the environmental deterioration, and the two are intimately connected, indeed are one. David Landes argues that the North-South division is the great drama of our times, and that drama implies tension, passion, conflict and disappointment as well as happy outcomes. While Landes ... View more info