Gran, Peter, 1941-

The rise of the rich : a new view of modern world history / Peter Gran. - 1st ed. - Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009. - 1 online resource (xxx, 269 pages) - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-240) and index.

Modern world economic history between liberalism and political economy -- Modern world political history between liberalism and political economy -- The rise of the rich in early modern times, 1550-1850 -- The age of multilateralism: the world after 1850 -- The "rise of the rich" paradigm applied to the contemporary United States.

"In this book, Peter Gran seeks to reframe current historical debates, presenting a model of analysis based on the rise of the rich. Gran outlines the structure of this new paradigm, building upon metanarrative concepts from Marxism to liberalism."

0815650728 9780815650720

22573/ctt1hz93b6 JSTOR

History, Modern.
Rich people--History.
Upper class--History.
Social classes--History.
Social history.
Economic history.
World politics.

D210 / .G66 2009