The Economic Development of Western Civilization

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The Economic Development of Western Civilization

By Shepard B. Clough
McGraw-Hill, 1959
540 pp. $7.50
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In this ambitious and wide-ranging volume Professor Clough surveys the history of economic growth, as a substantial strand in man's effort to attain a higher level of civilization. Confined largely to the Western world, it proceeds from antiquity to the economic crises of the twentieth century.