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Published: 24 March 2005

496 Pages | numerous maps, tables and line drawings


ISBN: 9780199280681

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Living Standards in the Past

New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Edited by Robert C. Allen, Tommy Bengtsson, and Martin Dribe

  • Includes new empirical evidence on a much-debated issue
  • A number of well-known scholars from various disciplines contribute to this volume
  • Rich in empirical content, both in terms of comparisons and for individual countries
  • Calls into question the long standing view that Europe was been richer than Asia before the industrial revolution

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