Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 November 2015

496 Pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199989768

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A Concise Economic History of the World

From Paleolithic Times to the Present

Fifth edition

Larry Neal and Rondo Cameron

  • The only text to offer a broad sweep of economic history from prehistoric times to the present-in one volume
  • Explores economic development and the disparity of wealth among nations over time in elegant but accessible prose
  • Numerous tables, photographs, and maps illustrate the broader ideas and provide detailed context on such issues as population, consumption patterns, migration, and industrial development

New to this Edition:

  • Incorporates more content on Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
  • Addresses variations in global economic climate that affected past civilizations, and may also affect our current global economy
  • Includes a fully updated annotated bibliography that guides students to the relevant scholarly literature

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