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The Resource The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett

The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett

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The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life
Title
The company of strangers
Title remainder
a natural history of economic life
Statement of responsibility
Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HM708
LC item number
.S43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
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The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Who's in charge? -- Man and the risks of nature -- Our violent past -- How have we tamed our violent instincts? -- How did the social emotions evolve? -- Money and human relationships -- Honor among thieves : hoarding and stealing -- Honor among bankers? : what caused the financial crisis? -- Professionalism and fulfillment in work and war -- The city, from ancient Athens to modern Manhattan -- Water : commodity or social institution? -- Prices for everything? -- Families and firms -- Knowledge and symbolism -- Exclusion : unemployment, poverty, and illness -- States and empires -- Globalization and political action -- Conclusion : how fragile is the great experiment?
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 376 p.
Isbn
9780691146461
Lccn
2009049522
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)469917709

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