1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor (Economics, $2.99)

    1. By David S. Landes.
    2. 4.3/5 stars with 276 reviews.
    3. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations┬áis David S. Landes’s acclaimed, best-selling exploration of one of the most contentious and hotly debated questions of our time: Why do some nations achieve economic success while others remain mired in poverty? The answer, as Landes definitively illustrates, is a complex interplay of cultural mores and historical circumstance.
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