The information nexus. Global capitalism from the Renaissance to the present

9781107519633The information nexus. Global capitalism from the Renaissance to the present
Steven G. Marks
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2016
ISBN: 9781107519633
247 páginas
Precio: 23,51 €

Sinopsis: Capitalism is central to our understanding of contemporary economic and political life and yet what does it really mean? If, as has now been shown to be the case, capital and property rights existed in pre-modern and pre-capitalist societies, what is left of our understanding of capitalism? Steven Marks’ provocative new book calls into question everything we thought we knew about capitalism, from the word’s very origins and development to the drivers of Western economic growth. Ranging from the Middle Ages to the present, The Information Nexus reveals that the truly distinctive feature of capitalism is business’s drive to acquire and analyze information, supported by governments that allow unfettered access to public data. This new interpretation of capitalism helps to explain the rise of the West, puts our current information age into historical perspective, and provides a benchmark for the comparative assessment of economic systems in today’s globalized environment

Recomendados

50 ans de crises financières

50 ans de crises financières Jacques de Larosière Paris, Odile Jacob, 2016 ISBN: 9782738134028 265 páginas Precio: 32,98€

La batalla de Bretton Woods. John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White y cómo se fraguó un nuevo orden mundial.

La batalla de Bretton Woods. John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White y cómo se fraguó un nuevo orden mundial. Benn Steil Barcelona, Ediciones Deusto S.A., 2016 ISBN: 9788423420711 537 páginas

Fraud. An American History from Barnum to Madoff

Fraud. An American History from Barnum to Madoff Edward J. Balleisen Princeton University Press, 2017 ISBN: 9780691164557 479 páginas Precio: 39,64 €

Agua y Ecología Política en España y México

      Alicia Torres Rodríguez y  Encarnación Moral Pajares (coords.)  Editorial: UJA Editorial y Universidad de Guadalajara Fecha publicación: 2018 ISBN: 978-84-9159-126-9. Páginas: 283

The invisible hand? How market economies have emerged and declined since AD 500

The invisible hand? How market economies have emerged and declined since AD 500 Bas Van Bavel Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2016 ISBN: 9780199608133 329 páginas Precio: 55, 33 €

Keynes. Las posibilidades económicas de nuestros nietos

Keynes. Las posibilidades económicas de nuestros nietos Joaquín Estefanía; John Maynard Keynes Editorial Taurus, 2015 ISBN: 9788430617449 239 páginas Precio: 20,90 euros