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The Resource The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett

The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett

Label
The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life
Title
The company of strangers
Title remainder
a natural history of economic life
Statement of responsibility
Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seabright, Paul
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social capital (Sociology)
  • Economics
  • Sociobiology
  • Strangers
  • Trust
Label
The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who's in charge? -- Man and the risks of nature -- Our violent past -- How have we tamed our violent instincts? -- How did the social emotions evolve? -- Money and human relationships -- Honor among thieves : hoarding and stealing -- Honor among bankers? : what caused the financial crisis? -- Professionalism and fulfillment in work and war -- The city, from ancient Athens to modern Manhattan -- Water : commodity or social institution? -- Prices for everything? -- Families and firms -- Knowledge and symbolism -- Exclusion : unemployment, poverty, and illness -- States and empires -- Globalization and political action -- Conclusion : how fragile is the great experiment?
Control code
469917709
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xvii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780691146461
Lccn
2009049522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The company of strangers : a natural history of economic life, Paul Seabright ; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who's in charge? -- Man and the risks of nature -- Our violent past -- How have we tamed our violent instincts? -- How did the social emotions evolve? -- Money and human relationships -- Honor among thieves : hoarding and stealing -- Honor among bankers? : what caused the financial crisis? -- Professionalism and fulfillment in work and war -- The city, from ancient Athens to modern Manhattan -- Water : commodity or social institution? -- Prices for everything? -- Families and firms -- Knowledge and symbolism -- Exclusion : unemployment, poverty, and illness -- States and empires -- Globalization and political action -- Conclusion : how fragile is the great experiment?
Control code
469917709
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xvii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780691146461
Lccn
2009049522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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