Table of contents for The birth of plenty : how the modern world of prosperity was launched / by William Bernstein.

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Chapter 1ùAn Hypothesis of Wealth
Section I. Factors
Chapter 2. Property
Chapter 3. Reason
Chapter 4. Capital
Chapter 5. Power, Speed, and Light
Chapter 6: The Synthesis of Growth
Section II. Nations
Chapter 7. WinnersùHolland and England
Chapter 8. Runners Up
Chapter 9. The Last
Part IV. Consequences
Chapter 10. God, Culture, Mammon, and the Hedonic Treadmill
Chapter 11. The Great Tradeoff
Chapter 12. Mammon and Mars: the WinnerÆs Curse
Chapter 13. The End of Growth?

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Wealth, Economic history, Quality of life