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A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

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Acclaimed by readers and critics around the globe, A Splendid Exchange is a sweeping narrative history of world trade—from Mesopotamia in 3000 B.C. to the firestorm over globalization today—that brilliantly explores trade’s colorful and contentious past and provides new insights into its future.
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Overview


Acclaimed by readers and critics around the globe, A Splendid Exchange is a sweeping narrative history of world trade—from Mesopotamia in 3000 B.C. to the firestorm over globalization today—that brilliantly explores trade’s colorful and contentious past and provides new insights into its future.
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"Bernstein has given us a master's insights into the past to help us understand an issue of deep divisions in the present age." —-Sara Bongiorni, author of A Year without "Made in China"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616851903
  • Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/11/2008
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author


William J. Bernstein, an American financial theorist, is the author of The Intelligent Asset Allocator and The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio.

Mel Foster has narrated over 150 audiobooks and has won several awards. Twice an Audie finalist for 1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History by Charles Bracelen Flood and Finding God in Unexpected Places by Philip Yancey, he won for the latter title.

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  • Posted October 26, 2009

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    If you like information, you will love this book.

    Many interesting stories about trade are told in this book. The information is still very applicable to today. Much of this information should be taught in college courses. The book explains a lot about how the world is today.

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