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Alexander Gerschenkron • 26 Items / 7 Articles, 6 Books, 13 Reviews
Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective (1940)
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  1. Views and Reviews
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    Compulsion and Economic Growth (Review)
    Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective, by Alexander Gerschenkron
    1. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective by Alexander Gerschenkron
    Survey, October 1963, pp. 146-148
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    The Economics of Development (3 Reviews)
    Shaping the World Economy, by Jan Tinbergen
    1. Shaping the World Economy by Jan Tinbergen
    2. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective by Alexander Gerschenkron
    3. Foreign Trade and the National Economy by Charles P. Kindleberger
    National Review, May 7, 1963, pp. 373-374
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    Perspectives on the Soviet Economy (7 Reviews)
    Real Wages In Soviet Russia Since 1928, by Janet G. Chapman
    1. Real Wages In Soviet Russia Since 1928 by Janet G. Chapman
    2. Economic Trends in the Soviet Union by Abram Bergson and Simon Kuznets
    3. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective by Alexander Gerschenkron
    4. Soviet Agricultural and Peasant Affairs by Roy D. Laird
    5. The Soviet Economy Since Stalin by Harry Schwartz
    6. Foundations of Soviet Strategy for Economic Growth by Nicolas Spulber
    7. Sergei Witte and the Industrialization of Russia by Theodore H. Von Laue
    Problems of Communism, July 1965, pp. 48-52
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    Recent Books on International Relations (12 Reviews)
    General: Economic, Social and Cultural
    1. Shaping the World Economy by Jan Tinbergen
    2. The Genesis of the Common Market by W.O. Henderson
    3. World Without Want by Paul G. Hoffman
    4. Atlantic Tariffs and Trade
    5. Factors in Economic Development by Alec K. Cairncross
    6. Economic Development and the Price Level by Geoffrey Maynard
    7. The Political Economy of Communism by Peter J.D. Wiles
    8. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective by Alexander Gerschenkron
    9. The Ideologies of the Developing Nations by Paul E. Sigmund
    10. Communications and Political Development by Lucian W. Pye
    11. Legal Problems in International Trade and Investment by Crawford Shaw
    12. Undergraduate Education in Foreign Affairs by Percy W. Bidwell
    Foreign Affairs, July 1963, pp. 778-779
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    The Businessman's Bookshelf (20 Reviews)
    The Fate of the Edsel, and Other Business Adventures, by John Brooks
    1. The Fate of the Edsel, and Other Business Adventures by John Brooks
    2. The Rothschilds by Frederic Morton
    3. The World of Business by Edward C. Bursk, Donald T. Clark, and Ralph W. Hidy, ...
    4. A Foreign Policy for American Business by Thomas Aitken, Jr.
    5. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective by Alexander Gerschenkron
    6. Housing, People and Cities by Martin Meyerson, Barbara Terrett, and William L.C. Wheaton, ...
    7. Applied Programmed Instruction by Stuart Margulies and Lewis D. Eigen
    8. The Pyramid Climbers by Vance Packard
    9. The Brain Watchers by Martin L. Gross
    10. Incentives for Executives by David W. Ewing and Dan H. Fenn, Jr.
    11. Management, Men, and Values by Abram T. Collier
    12. Management Problems of Corporate Acquisitions by Myles L. Mace and George C. Montgomery
    13. How Companies Plan by Stewart Thompson and George H. Haas
    14. Innovation in Marketing by Theodore Levitt
    15. Executive Skills by Roger M. Bellows, Thomas Q. Gilson, and George S. Odiorne, ...
    16. Pricing Power and the Public Interest by Gardiner C. Means
    17. The Government of Corporations by Richard Eells
    18. The Conduct of the Corporation by Wilbert E. Moore
    19. Businessman in the Statehouse by Luther H. Hodges
    20. The Warfare State by Fred J. Cook
    The Saturday Review, January 12, 1963, p. 68
  6. Books Received
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    Politics History Economics (25 Reviews)
    America and the World Revolution, and Other Lectures, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. America and the World Revolution, and Other Lectures by Arnold J. Toynbee
    2. The Calculus of Consent by James M. Buchanan and Gordon Tullock
    3. Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman
    4. In Defense of Liberalism by K.M. Panikkar
    5. The Diplomacy of Economic Development by Eugene R. Black
    6. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective by Alexander Gerschenkron
    7. The Elements of International law by Gerard J. Mangone
    8. Foundations of International Politics by Harold Hance Sprout and Margaret Sprout
    9. Geography and Politics in a World Divided by Saul B. Cohen
    10. Government Guarantees to Foreign Investors by A.A. Fatouros
    11. The Making of Foreign Policy by Joseph Frankel
    12. Man in the Struggle for Peace by Charles Habib Malik
    13. The One and the Many by John Brooks
    14. The Ordeal of Coexistence by Willy Brandt
    15. Peace-Keeping by UN Forces by Arthur Lee Burns and Nina Heathcote
    16. Political Development in the New States by Edward Shils
    17. Political Handbook and Atlas of the World, 1963 by Walter H. Mallory
    18. The Political Role of Labor in Developing Countries by Bruce H. Millen
    19. Primitive Rebels by E.J. Hobsbawm
    20. Public Finance in Underdeveloped Countries by A.R. Prest
    21. The Quiet Battle by Mulford Q. Sibley
    22. Spearheads of Democracy by George C. Lodge
    23. Toward World Order by Amry Vandenbosch and Willard N. Hogan
    24. The United Nations Reconsidered by Raymond A. Moore, Jr.
    25. World Order and New States by Peter Calvocoressi
    Orbis, Summer 1963, pp. 421-424