Prosperity & Violence: The Political Economy of Development (The Norton Series in World Politics)

Prosperity & Violence considers the historical past of human civilization and explains the origins of the fashionable nation, concentrating on the evolution of capitalism as cultures stream from dispersed agrarian clans to the dense sleek metropolis.

knowledgeable through firsthand adventure with the political and monetary improvement of many various cultures, Bates demonstrates how winning glossy states harness ethnic variety for prosperity instead of for violence and political energy. short and compelling, Prosperity & Violence is bound to be a superb complement in any comparative politics direction.

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