The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern Work was Created (eBook)

The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern Work was Created
By:Bernstein, William; Bernstein, William J.;
Pub Date:July 12th 2010
Format:Electronic book text 432 pages
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ISBN:0071760806 / 9780071760805
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    "Compact and immensely readable . . . a tour de force. Prepare to be amazed."
    John C. Bogle, Founder and Former CEO, The Vanguard Group

    Bernstein is widely respected as author of the bestseller, The Intelligent Asset Allocator

    Identifies and explains the four conditions necessary for human progress


Table of contents

Preface; Introduction; Section I - The Sources of Growth; Chapter 1. A Hypothesis of Wealth; Chapter 2. Property; Chapter 3. Reason; Chapter 4. Capital; Chapter 5. Power, Speed, and Light; Chapter 6. Synthesis of Growth; Section II: Nations; Chapter 7. The Winners-Holland and England; Chapter 8. Runners-Up; Chapter 9. The Last; Section III: Consequences; Chapter 10. God, Culture, Mammon, and the Hedonic Treadmill; Chapter 11. The Great Trade-Off; Chapter 12. Mammon and Mars; Chapter 13. The End of Growth?; Chapter 14. When, Where, and Whither


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