The first knowledge economy : human capital and the European economy, 1750-1850 /

"Ever since the Industrial Revolution debate has raged about the sources of the new, sustained western prosperity. Margaret Jacob here argues persuasively for the critical importance of knowledge in breaking the Malthusian trap during the period from 1750 to 1850, first in Britain and then in s...

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Main Author: Jacob, Margaret C., 1943-
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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Call Number: HC240 .J335 2014
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