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An Empire of Wealth

by John Steele Gordon

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24275827M
ISBN 109780061630316, 9780061630323

  The Road to 9/11 Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America. by Peter Dale Scott (Author) September ; First Edition; Paperback $, £ eBook $, £; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: 6 x 9 Illustrations: 1 map.   The Empire Files: “United States” to Imperial America Aug The global expanse of US military bases is well-known; but it’s actual territorial empire is largely hidden.

  In this authoritative, engrossing history, John Steele Gordon captures as never before the true source of our nation's global influence: wealth and the capacity to create more of it. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including /5(10). Ancient Rome was the largest and most populous empire of its time, and the largest pre-industrial state in European history. Recent though not universally accepted research suggests that at least for the most populous central periods of its history standard of living was also rather higher than before or : Willem M. Jongman, Jan P.A.M. Jacobs, Geertje M. Klein Goldewijk.

The first edition of the book sold out in six months. The printer William Strahan wrote on 12 April that David Hume said The Wealth of Nations required too much thought to be as popular as Edward Gibbon's The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman n also wrote: "What you say of Mr. Gibbon's and Dr. Smith's book is exactly : Adam Smith.   Empire of Wealth by John Steele Gordon Book Review Octo By Nate Shivar Let’s see where to start you’ll only be interested in this book if your are interested in History, Economics, and American Studies all at the same time.


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America’s present poised-for-empire stance is the logical consequence of American supremacy in the marketplace, writes financial historian Gordon (A Thread Across the Ocean,etc.).It’s not only that the present economy is so vast and so varied, but also that “virtually every major.

No single volume can do full justice to the history of the American economy, but An Empire of Wealth makes a good effort.

Gordon follows the story of the American economy from the first English settlements into the new millennium. This staunchly Hamiltonian book will shock readers accustomed to American economic histories that cast Ida Tarbell and William Jennings Bryan as heroes and Commodore.

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