David S. Landes - 1983 - 482 pages
Discusses reasons why the clock was invented in Europe, traces the development of timekeeping technology, and describes how clocks and watches are made
George Gilder - Business & Economics - 2012 - 256 pages
Gilder compares America's current economic challenges with her past economic problems-- particularly those of the late 1970s-- and explains why Obama's big-government ...
David S. Landes - 2006 - 380 pages
A lively survey of the families at the head of major companies from the past two centuries focuses on three areas, including banking, automobiles, and raw materials, in a ...
Jared M. Diamond - Social Science - 1997 - 480 pages
The author dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's broadest patterns
Peter Jay - Business & Economics - 2000 - 373 pages
A distinguished journalist and former British Ambassador to the United States offers an epic history of mankind's quest to invest, trade, and make money. Photos.
John Merson - Fiction - 1990 - 288 pages
Recounts the transfer of technology, ideas, and social institutions between the East and the West, and looks at the influence this transfer has had on Chinese history