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Author Gran, Peter, 1941- author.

Title The rise of the rich : a new view of modern world history / Peter Gran
Edition 1st ed
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxx, 269 pages)
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
Contents Modern world economic history between liberalism and political economy -- Modern world political history between liberalism and political economy -- The rise of the rich in early modern times, 1550-1850 -- The age of multilateralism: the world after 1850 -- The "rise of the rich" paradigm applied to the contemporary United States
Summary "In this book, Peter Gran seeks to reframe current historical debates, presenting a model of analysis based on the rise of the rich. Gran outlines the structure of this new paradigm, building upon metanarrative concepts from Marxism to liberalism."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-240) and index
Subject History, Modern.
Rich people -- History
Upper class -- History
Social classes -- History
Social history.
Economic history.
World politics.
social history.
HISTORY -- World.
Economic history.
History, Modern.
Rich people.
Social classes.
Social history.
Upper class.
World politics.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815650728