The Record of Global Economic Development

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Jones (business, U. of Melbourne; and economics, U. of Reading) analyzes the long-term and current economic forces that promote or impede globalization. Applying an interpretation of economic history to the trends of modern economies, he outlines the origins of and preconditions for cultural, institutional, and structural change. Topics include agriculture, language protectionism, the Asian crisis, and the resistance to globalization. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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of Europe and Asia
the experience of English farming
The costs of language diversity

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Eric Jones, formerly Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Australia, Emeritus Professor and Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, La Trobe University, Australia and Visiting Professor, University of Exeter, UK

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