- Narrated by: Walter Dixon
- Length: 21 hrs and 47 mins
- Release date: 07-27-21
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations AudioBook Summary
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations is David S. Landes’ acclaimed, best-selling exploration of one of the most contentious and hotly debated questions of our time: Why do some nations achieve economic success while others remain mired in poverty? The answer, as Landes definitively illustrates, is a complex interplay of cultural mores and historical circumstance. Rich with anecdotal evidence, piercing analysis, and a truly astonishing range of erudition, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations is a “picture of enormous sweep and brilliant insight” (Kenneth Arrow) as well as one of the most audaciously ambitious works of history in decades.