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The Resource Nature : an economic history, Geerat J. Vermeij

Nature : an economic history, Geerat J. Vermeij

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Nature : an economic history
Title
Nature
Title remainder
an economic history
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Geerat J. Vermeij
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Language
eng
Summary
From humans to hermit crabs to deep water plankton, all living things compete for locally limiting resources. This universal truth unites three bodies of thought--economics, evolution, and history--that have developed largely in mutual isolation. Here, Geerat Vermeij undertakes a groundbreaking and provocative exploration of the facts and theories of biology, economics, and geology to show how processes common to all economic systems--competition, cooperation, adaptation, and feedback--govern evolution as surely as they do the human economy, and how historical patterns in both human and nonhum
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index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Nature : an economic history, Geerat J. Vermeij
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Nature : an economic history, Geerat J. Vermeij
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rmgd
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-429) and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
Economy and evolution : a road map -- The evolving economy -- Human and nonhuman economies compared -- The economics of everyday : consumption and the role of enemies in nature -- The economics of everyday : production and the role of resources -- The ingredients of power and opportunity : technology and organization -- The ingredients of power and opportunity : the environment -- The geography of power and innovation -- Breaking down and building up : the role of disturbance -- Patterns in history : toward greater reach and power -- The future of growth and power -- The geological time scale
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1 online resource (xiii, 445 pages)
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9781400826490
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