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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor
Aleksandar Matijaca's review
Apr 10, 2008
This book has opened my eyes as to why things are the way they are. Most of it really makes sense. It is a much more academic version of Guns Germs and Steel. I kind of wish that the author spent more time on dealing with specific regions - for example, a few more details about the Balkans would have been interesting. What about the Nordic countries? Great description of Japan and China though. Indian continent is very well represented also.
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January 1, 2007 – Finished Reading
April 10, 2008 – Shelved