Table of contents for The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality / Angus Deaton.


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Preface ix
Introduction: What This Book Is About 1
1 The Wellbeing of the World 23
PART I LIFE AND DEATH
2 From Prehistory to 1945 59
3 Escaping Death in the Tropics 101
4 Health in the Modern World 126
PART II MONEY
5 Material Wellbeing in the United States 167
6 Globalization and the Greatest Escape 218
PART III HELP
7 How to Help Those Left Behind 267
Postscript: What Comes Next? 325
Notes 331
Index 351


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Income distribution.
World health.