“WE MUST STEP INTO HISTORY AT SOME MOMENT OF TIME AND IN THE PROCESS DO VIOLENCE TO ITS ESSENTIAL CONTINUITY”: First Edition of The Rise of the Western World: A New Economic History; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Douglass C. North
The Rise of the Western World: A New Economic History.
North, Douglass C. and Robert Paul Thomas.$975.00
Item Number: 15036
New York/ Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1973.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Douglass C. North on the front free endpaper. Light rubbing, near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Douglass C. North was the co-recipient with Robert William Fogel of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Economic. In the words of the Nobel Committee, North and Fogel "renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change."