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Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective (Belknap Press)

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ISBN-13: 978-0674226005
ISBN-10: 0674226003
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The late Alexander Gerschenkron held a degree of Doctor Rerum Politicarum from the University of Vienna. He was Chief of the Foreign Areas Section at the Federal Reserve Board, as well as Walter S. Barker Professor of Economics and Director of the Economic History Workshop, Harvard University.

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  • Series: Belknap Press
  • Hardcover: 456 pages
  • Publisher: Belknap Press (January 1, 1962)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0674226003
  • ISBN-13: 978-0674226005
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 6.2 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #965,047 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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21 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Russell Pittman on December 27, 2006
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It is a mystery to me that this remarkable collection of essays is hard to find, almost out of print. Anyone interested in Russia, economic development, and economic history -- and especially any combination of these -- will find thought-provoking analysis and discussion in every chapter. Most of the book concerns Russia, but there are applications of the author's thinking to the economic history of Italy and Bulgaria as well. And there are bonuses demonstrating the wide-ranging interests and scope of the author: a fascinating chapter on the treatment of economic development in 19th century Russian intellectual history, a chapter on Dr. Zhivago, and two chapters on what we can learn about Soviet economics and society from Soviet novels. This book is economic history -- and historical writing -- at its best.
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