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David S. Landes • 42 Items / 7 Books, 10 Articles, 25 Reviews
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations (1998)
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Published Reviews
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    Eurocentricity Triumphant (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The American Historical Review, October 1999, pp. 1241-1246
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    Squash Match (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    Reason, Aug/Sept 1998, pp. 70-73
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1999, p. 167
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    How the West Won (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1998, pp. 37-39
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    For Richer or Poorer (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    National Review, April 6, 1998, p. 56
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    Economics on Trial (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The Freeman, April 1999, p. 56
  7. Reviews
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    Geography as Destiny (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    Foreign Affairs, March 1998, pp. 128-133
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    The Secularist Faith (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    First Things, August/September 1998, pp. 58-60
  9. Books
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    No short cuts allowed (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    Commonweal, May 22, 1998, pp. 19-20
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    The Morality of Economic History and the Immorality of Imperialism (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The American Historical Review, October 1999, pp. 1247-1252
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    A Grand Tour of Exotic Landes (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The American Historical Review, October 1999, pp. 1253-1257
  12. Review Essay
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    The Fates of Human Societies (Review)
    A Review of Recent Macrohistories
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The American Historical Review, April 2001, pp. 508-525
  13. Book reviews
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    Economic Freedom and Human Welfare (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    Cato Journal, Fall 1998, pp. 305-308
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    The West & the Rest (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    Commentary, August 1998, pp. 71-74
  15. Books
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    The Culture of Success (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1998, pp. 96-98
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    The Explanations (2 Reviews)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    2. World Economic Primacy, 1500-1990 by Charles P. Kindleberger
    The New Republic, May 25, 1998, pp. 32-34
  17. On Political Books
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    Government vs. The Market (2 Reviews)
    Why does our faith fluctuate between unfettered capitalism and the welfare state?
    1. The Commanding Heights by Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw
    2. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The Washington Monthly, March 1998, pp. 39-40
  18. Books & Arts
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    As the World Turns (2 Reviews)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    2. Conquests and Cultures by Thomas Sowell
    The Weekly Standard, April 27, 1998, pp. 23-26