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An economic history of the world since 1400 / Professor Donald J. Harreld.

Harreld, Donald J. (Author).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (48 video files (approximately 1440 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 29 Middle-Class Catalogs and Mass Consumption Episode 3 Manorial Society in Medieval Europe Episode 8 Old World Bourses and Market Information Episode 30 Imperialism Episode 34 Tariffs, Cartels, and John Maynard Keynes Episode 2 Marco Polo, China, and Silk Road Trade Episode 32 Russia's Marxist-Leninist Experiment Episode 33 Trouble with the Gold Standard Episode 24 European Urbanization and Emigration Episode 5 Late-14th-Century Guilds and Monopolies Episode 37 Colonialism and the Independence Movement Episode 1 Self-Interest, Human Survival, and History Episode 9 Europeans' Plantation Labor Problem Episode 25 Unions, Strikes, and the Haymarket Affair Episode 27 Understanding Uneven Economic Development Episode 10 Adam Smith, Mercantilism, State Building Episode 20 Family Labor Evolves into Factory Work Episode 7 1571 Episode 26 Banks, Central Banks, and Modern States Episode 17 British Coal, Coke, and a New Age of Iron Episode 21 Cornelius Vanderbilt and the Modern Firm Episode 16 Industrial Revolution Episode 6 European Discovery Routes Episode 39 Welfare State Episode 41 Middle East Episode 12 Europe, the Printing Press, and Science Episode 28 Adam Smith's Argument for Free Trade Episode 31 World War I Episode 13 Industrious Revolution Episode 45 Half the World Left behind in Poverty Episode 47 Information Economy Episode 48 Leverage with Globalization in Its Grip Episode 11 British and Dutch Joint-Stock Companies Episode 35 Japanese Expansionism Episode 43 Free Trade Episode 22 19th-Century Farm Technology, Land Reform Episode 18 Power Episode 23 Speeding Up Episode 14 Why Didn't China Industrialize Earlier? Episode 46 China, India Episode 19 A Second Industrial Revolution after 1850 Episode 40 End of American Exceptionalism? Episode 36 U.S. Aid and a Postwar Economic Miracle Episode 38 Japan, the Transistor, and Asia's Tigers Episode 42 Germany, the European Union, and the Euro Episode 15 18th-Century Agriculture and Production Episode 4 How Black Death Reshaped Town and Field Episode 44 Gorbachev, Yeltsin, and the Soviet Decline.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Donald J. Harreld, Brigham Young University.
Summary, etc.:
Economics created our world. As the process through which societies provide for their citizens, it has driven everything from trade and politics to warfare and diplomacy. There's not a single aspect of history that has not been influenced by economics. Discover a riveting, centuries-long story of power, glory, and ideology that reveals how economic ideas emerged, evolved, and thrived or died.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Economic history.

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