The Rational Optimist

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062025371
Size: 69.69 MB
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This bold book covers the entire sweep of human history, from the Stone Age to the Internet, from the stagnation of the Ming empire to the invention of the steam engine, from the population explosion to the likely consequences of climate ...

Rational Ritual

Author: Michael Suk-Young Chwe
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691158282
Size: 28.37 MB
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"--Masahiro Aoki, Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo "This is a very compelling and original work. It is the best conceptual book I have read in economics in several years.

The Evolution Of Everything

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: 9780007542475
Size: 69.23 MB
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" From the industrial revolution and the rise of China, to urbanisation and the birth of bitcoin, Matt Ridley demolishes conventional assumptions that the great events and trends of our day are dictated by those on high.

Making Sense Of People

Author: Samuel Barondes
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780132172875
Size: 10.14 MB
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Those looking for traditional "self-help" advice won't find it here, but this book clearly lays the groundwork for deeper human interaction and better life relationships.

Genome The Autobiography Of A Species In 23 Chapters

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007381840
Size: 23.94 MB
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By picking one newly discovered gene from each of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes, and telling its story, Matt Ridley recounts the history of our species and its ancestors from the dawn of life to the brink of future medicine.

Doing Capitalism In The Innovation Economy

Author: William H. Janeway
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107031257
Size: 62.46 MB
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A unique insight into the interaction between the state, financiers and entrepreneurs in the modern innovation economy.

Swift Arrow

Author: Josephine Cunnington Edwards
Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.
ISBN: 1572580801
Size: 42.26 MB
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Disaster struck when two young boys were stolen by Indians, one being Marcus' son George. This is a true account of his life with this Indian tribe, his eventual escape and journey back home.

Do Humankind S Best Days Lie Ahead

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1786070774
Size: 14.19 MB
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And we used to.” - Steven Pinker “The idea that because things have gotten better in the past they will continue to do so in the future is a fallacy I would have thought confined to the lower reaches of Wall Street.” - Malcolm ...

Pop Internationalism

Author: Paul R. Krugman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262611336
Size: 54.59 MB
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"Pop internationalists" -- people who speak impressively about international trade while ignoring basic economics and misusing economic figures are the target of this collection of Paul Krugman's most recent essays.

Nature Via Nurture

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060006781
Size: 60.57 MB
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Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.