The Resource The rational optimist : how prosperity evolves, Matt Ridley

The rational optimist : how prosperity evolves, Matt Ridley

Label
The rational optimist : how prosperity evolves
Title
The rational optimist
Title remainder
how prosperity evolves
Statement of responsibility
Matt Ridley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Genome" and "The Red Queen" offers a provocative case for an economics of hope, arguing that the benefits of commerce, technology, innovation, and change--cultural evolution--will inevitably increase human prosperity
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ridley, Matt
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB251
LC item number
.R54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wealth
  • Practical reason
  • Optimism
  • Optimism
  • Practical reason
  • Wealth
  • Wohlstand
  • Optimismus
  • Wohlstand
  • Optimismus
Label
The rational optimist : how prosperity evolves, Matt Ridley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : when ideas have sex -- A better today : the unprecedented present -- The collective brain : exchange and specialisation after 200,000 years ago -- The manufacture of virtue : barter, trust, and rules after 50,000 years ago -- The feeding of the nine billion : farming after 10,000 years ago -- The triumph of cities : trade after 5,000 years ago -- Escaping Malthus's trap : population after 1200 -- The release of slaves : energy after 1700 -- The invention of invention : increasing returns after 1800 -- Turning points : pessimism after 1900 -- The two great pessimisms of today : Africa and climate after 2010 -- The catallaxy : rational optimism about 2100
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9780061452055
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010004907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40018011168
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)456181103
  • (OCoLC)ocn456181103
Label
The rational optimist : how prosperity evolves, Matt Ridley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : when ideas have sex -- A better today : the unprecedented present -- The collective brain : exchange and specialisation after 200,000 years ago -- The manufacture of virtue : barter, trust, and rules after 50,000 years ago -- The feeding of the nine billion : farming after 10,000 years ago -- The triumph of cities : trade after 5,000 years ago -- Escaping Malthus's trap : population after 1200 -- The release of slaves : energy after 1700 -- The invention of invention : increasing returns after 1800 -- Turning points : pessimism after 1900 -- The two great pessimisms of today : Africa and climate after 2010 -- The catallaxy : rational optimism about 2100
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9780061452055
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010004907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40018011168
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)456181103
  • (OCoLC)ocn456181103

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