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Bourgeois equality : how ideas, not capital or institutions, enriched the world, Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

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Bourgeois equality : how ideas, not capital or institutions, enriched the world
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Bourgeois equality
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how ideas, not capital or institutions, enriched the world
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Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
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McCloskey, Deirdre N
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  • Economic history
  • Middle class
  • Liberty
  • Idea (Philosophy)
  • Technological innovations
  • Income distribution
  • Cost and standard of living
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Bourgeois equality : how ideas, not capital or institutions, enriched the world, Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • 14
  • 30
  • Change Was in Social Habits of the Lip, Not in Psychology
  • 277
  • 31
  • And the Change Was Specifically British
  • 285
  • Part V
  • Yet England Had Recently Lagged in Bourgeois Ideology, Compared with the Netherlands
  • 32
  • Bourgeois Shakespeare Disdained Trade and the Bourgeoisie
  • 3
  • 295
  • 33
  • As Did Elizabethan England Generally
  • 305
  • 34
  • Aristocratic England, for Example, Scorned Measurement
  • 316
  • 35
  • Dutch Preached Bourgeois Virtue
  • 326
  • Then Many of Us Shot Up the Blade of a Hockey Stick
  • 36
  • And the Dutch Bourgeoisie Was Virtuous
  • 336
  • 37
  • For Instance, Bourgeois Holland Was Tolerant, and Not for Prudence Only
  • 345
  • Part VI
  • Reformation, Revolt, Revolution, and Reading Increased the Liberty and Dignity of Ordinary Europeans
  • 38
  • Causes Were Local, Temporary, and Unpredictable
  • 21
  • 359
  • 39
  • "Democratic" Church Governance Emboldened People
  • 367
  • 40
  • Theology of Happiness Changed circa 1700
  • 377
  • 41
  • Printing and Reading and Fragmentation Sustained the Dignity of Commoners
  • 388
  • 4
  • 42
  • Political Ideas Mattered for Equal Liberty and Dignity
  • 401
  • 43
  • Ideas Made for a Bourgeois Revaluation
  • 410
  • 44
  • Rhetorical Change Was Necessary, and Maybe Sufficient
  • 417
  • Part VII
  • As Your Own Life Shows
  • Nowhere Before on a Large Scale Had Bourgeois or Other Commoners Been Honored
  • 45
  • Talk Had Been Hostile to Betterment
  • 427
  • 46
  • Hostility Was Ancient
  • 440
  • 47
  • Yet Some Christians Anticipated a Respected Bourgeoisie
  • 450
  • 30
  • 48
  • And Betterment, Though Long Disdained, Developed Its Own Vested Interests
  • 459
  • 49
  • And Then Turned
  • 468
  • 50
  • On the Whole, However, the Bourgeoisies and Their Bettering Projects Have Been Precarious
  • 476
  • Part VIII
  • 5
  • Words and Ideas Caused the Modern World
  • 51
  • Sweet Talk Rules the Economy
  • 489
  • 52
  • And Its Rhetoric Can Change Quickly
  • 499
  • 53
  • It Was Not a Deep Cultural Change
  • 505
  • Poor Were Made Much Better Off
  • 54
  • Yes, It Was Ideas, Not Interests or Institutions, That Changed, Suddenly, in Northwestern Europe
  • 511
  • 55
  • Elsewhere Ideas about the Bourgeoisie Did Not Change
  • 520
  • Fourth Question: What Are The Dangers?
  • Part IX
  • History and Economics Have Been Misunderstood
  • 56
  • 37
  • Change in Ideas Contradicts Many Ideas from the Political Middle, 1890-1980
  • 531
  • 57
  • And Many Polanyish Ideas from the Left
  • 543
  • 58
  • Yet Polanyi Was Right about Embeddedness
  • 553
  • 59
  • Trade-Tested Betterment Is Democratic in Consumption
  • First Question: What is to be Explained?
  • 6
  • 560
  • 60
  • And Liberating in Production
  • 569
  • 61
  • And Therefore Bourgeois Rhetoric Was Better for the Poor
  • 574
  • Part X
  • That Is, Rhetoric Made Us, but Can Readily Unmake Us
  • 62
  • Inequality Is Not the Problem
  • After 1848 the Clerisy Converted to Antibetterment
  • 589
  • 63
  • Clerisy Betrayed the Bourgeois Deal, and Approved the Bolshevik and Bismarckian Deals
  • 597
  • 64
  • Anticonsumerism and Pro-Bohemianism Were Fruits of the Antibetterraent Reaction
  • 608
  • 65
  • Despite the Clerisy's Doubts
  • 45
  • 618
  • 66
  • What Matters Ethically Is Not Equality of Outcome, but the Condition of the Working Class
  • 631
  • 67
  • A Change in Rhetoric Made Modernity, and Can Spread It
  • 640
  • 7
  • Despite Doubts from the Left
  • 53
  • 8
  • Or from the Right and Middle
  • 61
  • 9
  • Part I
  • Great International Divergence Can Be Overcome
  • 73
  • Second Question: Why not the Conventional Explanations?
  • Part II
  • Explanations from Left and Right Have Proven False
  • 10
  • Divergence Was Not Caused by Imperialism
  • 85
  • 11
  • Poverty Cannot Be Overcome from the Left by Overthrowing "Capitalism"
  • A Great Enrichment Happened, and Will Happen
  • 93
  • 12
  • "Accumulate, Accumulate" Is Not What Happened in History
  • 101
  • 13
  • But Neither Can Poverty Be Overcome from the Right by Implanting "Institutions"
  • 111
  • 14
  • Because Ethics Matters, and Changes, More
  • 117
  • 1
  • 15
  • And the Oomph of Institutional Change Is Far Too Small
  • 129
  • 16
  • Most Governmental Institutions Make Us Poorer
  • 139
  • Third Question: What, Then, Explains the Enrichment?
  • Part III
  • Bourgeois Life Had Been Rhetorically Revalued in Britain at the Onset of the Industrial Revolution
  • 17
  • World Is Pretty Rich, but Once Was Poor
  • It Is a Truth Universally Acknowledged That Even Dr. Johnson and Jane Austen Exhibit the Revaluation
  • 151
  • 18
  • No Woman but a Blockhead Wrote for Anything but Money
  • 161
  • 19
  • Adam Smith Exhibits Bourgeois Theory at Its Ethical Best
  • 172
  • 20
  • Smith Was Not a Mr. Max U, but Rather the Last of the Former Virtue Ethicists
  • 5
  • 184
  • 21
  • That Is, He Was No Reductionist, Economistic or Otherwise
  • 193
  • 22
  • And He Formulated the Bourgeois Deal
  • 199
  • 23
  • Ben Franklin Was Bourgeois, and He Embodied Betterment
  • 210
  • 2
  • 24
  • By 1848 a Bourgeois Ideology Had Wholly Triumphed
  • 223
  • Part IV
  • A Pro-Bourgeois Rhetoric Was Forming in England Around 1700
  • 25
  • Word "Honest" Shows the Changing Attitude toward the Aristocracy and the Bourgeoisie
  • 235
  • 26
  • And So Does the Word "Eerlijk"
  • For Malthusian and Other Reasons, Very Poor
  • 247
  • 27
  • Defoe, Addison, and Steele Show It, Too
  • 255
  • 28
  • Bourgeois Revaluation Becomes a Commonplace, as in the London Merchant
  • 263
  • 29
  • Bourgeois Europe, for Example, Loved Measurement
  • 271
Control code
ocn920017440
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xlii, 787 pages
Isbn
9780226333991
Lccn
2015035276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
338.064 M132 ; XX-N ; [A16BP035, #8, 3@$45.00, DLG/RT ].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 920017440
  • (OCoLC)920017440
Label
Bourgeois equality : how ideas, not capital or institutions, enriched the world, Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
Publication
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
  • 14
  • 30
  • Change Was in Social Habits of the Lip, Not in Psychology
  • 277
  • 31
  • And the Change Was Specifically British
  • 285
  • Part V
  • Yet England Had Recently Lagged in Bourgeois Ideology, Compared with the Netherlands
  • 32
  • Bourgeois Shakespeare Disdained Trade and the Bourgeoisie
  • 3
  • 295
  • 33
  • As Did Elizabethan England Generally
  • 305
  • 34
  • Aristocratic England, for Example, Scorned Measurement
  • 316
  • 35
  • Dutch Preached Bourgeois Virtue
  • 326
  • Then Many of Us Shot Up the Blade of a Hockey Stick
  • 36
  • And the Dutch Bourgeoisie Was Virtuous
  • 336
  • 37
  • For Instance, Bourgeois Holland Was Tolerant, and Not for Prudence Only
  • 345
  • Part VI
  • Reformation, Revolt, Revolution, and Reading Increased the Liberty and Dignity of Ordinary Europeans
  • 38
  • Causes Were Local, Temporary, and Unpredictable
  • 21
  • 359
  • 39
  • "Democratic" Church Governance Emboldened People
  • 367
  • 40
  • Theology of Happiness Changed circa 1700
  • 377
  • 41
  • Printing and Reading and Fragmentation Sustained the Dignity of Commoners
  • 388
  • 4
  • 42
  • Political Ideas Mattered for Equal Liberty and Dignity
  • 401
  • 43
  • Ideas Made for a Bourgeois Revaluation
  • 410
  • 44
  • Rhetorical Change Was Necessary, and Maybe Sufficient
  • 417
  • Part VII
  • As Your Own Life Shows
  • Nowhere Before on a Large Scale Had Bourgeois or Other Commoners Been Honored
  • 45
  • Talk Had Been Hostile to Betterment
  • 427
  • 46
  • Hostility Was Ancient
  • 440
  • 47
  • Yet Some Christians Anticipated a Respected Bourgeoisie
  • 450
  • 30
  • 48
  • And Betterment, Though Long Disdained, Developed Its Own Vested Interests
  • 459
  • 49
  • And Then Turned
  • 468
  • 50
  • On the Whole, However, the Bourgeoisies and Their Bettering Projects Have Been Precarious
  • 476
  • Part VIII
  • 5
  • Words and Ideas Caused the Modern World
  • 51
  • Sweet Talk Rules the Economy
  • 489
  • 52
  • And Its Rhetoric Can Change Quickly
  • 499
  • 53
  • It Was Not a Deep Cultural Change
  • 505
  • Poor Were Made Much Better Off
  • 54
  • Yes, It Was Ideas, Not Interests or Institutions, That Changed, Suddenly, in Northwestern Europe
  • 511
  • 55
  • Elsewhere Ideas about the Bourgeoisie Did Not Change
  • 520
  • Fourth Question: What Are The Dangers?
  • Part IX
  • History and Economics Have Been Misunderstood
  • 56
  • 37
  • Change in Ideas Contradicts Many Ideas from the Political Middle, 1890-1980
  • 531
  • 57
  • And Many Polanyish Ideas from the Left
  • 543
  • 58
  • Yet Polanyi Was Right about Embeddedness
  • 553
  • 59
  • Trade-Tested Betterment Is Democratic in Consumption
  • First Question: What is to be Explained?
  • 6
  • 560
  • 60
  • And Liberating in Production
  • 569
  • 61
  • And Therefore Bourgeois Rhetoric Was Better for the Poor
  • 574
  • Part X
  • That Is, Rhetoric Made Us, but Can Readily Unmake Us
  • 62
  • Inequality Is Not the Problem
  • After 1848 the Clerisy Converted to Antibetterment
  • 589
  • 63
  • Clerisy Betrayed the Bourgeois Deal, and Approved the Bolshevik and Bismarckian Deals
  • 597
  • 64
  • Anticonsumerism and Pro-Bohemianism Were Fruits of the Antibetterraent Reaction
  • 608
  • 65
  • Despite the Clerisy's Doubts
  • 45
  • 618
  • 66
  • What Matters Ethically Is Not Equality of Outcome, but the Condition of the Working Class
  • 631
  • 67
  • A Change in Rhetoric Made Modernity, and Can Spread It
  • 640
  • 7
  • Despite Doubts from the Left
  • 53
  • 8
  • Or from the Right and Middle
  • 61
  • 9
  • Part I
  • Great International Divergence Can Be Overcome
  • 73
  • Second Question: Why not the Conventional Explanations?
  • Part II
  • Explanations from Left and Right Have Proven False
  • 10
  • Divergence Was Not Caused by Imperialism
  • 85
  • 11
  • Poverty Cannot Be Overcome from the Left by Overthrowing "Capitalism"
  • A Great Enrichment Happened, and Will Happen
  • 93
  • 12
  • "Accumulate, Accumulate" Is Not What Happened in History
  • 101
  • 13
  • But Neither Can Poverty Be Overcome from the Right by Implanting "Institutions"
  • 111
  • 14
  • Because Ethics Matters, and Changes, More
  • 117
  • 1
  • 15
  • And the Oomph of Institutional Change Is Far Too Small
  • 129
  • 16
  • Most Governmental Institutions Make Us Poorer
  • 139
  • Third Question: What, Then, Explains the Enrichment?
  • Part III
  • Bourgeois Life Had Been Rhetorically Revalued in Britain at the Onset of the Industrial Revolution
  • 17
  • World Is Pretty Rich, but Once Was Poor
  • It Is a Truth Universally Acknowledged That Even Dr. Johnson and Jane Austen Exhibit the Revaluation
  • 151
  • 18
  • No Woman but a Blockhead Wrote for Anything but Money
  • 161
  • 19
  • Adam Smith Exhibits Bourgeois Theory at Its Ethical Best
  • 172
  • 20
  • Smith Was Not a Mr. Max U, but Rather the Last of the Former Virtue Ethicists
  • 5
  • 184
  • 21
  • That Is, He Was No Reductionist, Economistic or Otherwise
  • 193
  • 22
  • And He Formulated the Bourgeois Deal
  • 199
  • 23
  • Ben Franklin Was Bourgeois, and He Embodied Betterment
  • 210
  • 2
  • 24
  • By 1848 a Bourgeois Ideology Had Wholly Triumphed
  • 223
  • Part IV
  • A Pro-Bourgeois Rhetoric Was Forming in England Around 1700
  • 25
  • Word "Honest" Shows the Changing Attitude toward the Aristocracy and the Bourgeoisie
  • 235
  • 26
  • And So Does the Word "Eerlijk"
  • For Malthusian and Other Reasons, Very Poor
  • 247
  • 27
  • Defoe, Addison, and Steele Show It, Too
  • 255
  • 28
  • Bourgeois Revaluation Becomes a Commonplace, as in the London Merchant
  • 263
  • 29
  • Bourgeois Europe, for Example, Loved Measurement
  • 271
Control code
ocn920017440
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xlii, 787 pages
Isbn
9780226333991
Lccn
2015035276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
338.064 M132 ; XX-N ; [A16BP035, #8, 3@$45.00, DLG/RT ].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 920017440
  • (OCoLC)920017440

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