A breakthrough in our understanding of the links between technology and the wealth and poverty of nations.
Reinert asks the most fundamental questions about economic development, and proceeds to answer them with clear logic, a sweeping grasp of history and an immensely readable style.
It lands powerful punches.
Unlike much of the writing produced by opponents of globalization, these are serious books by serious people. They deserve to be read.
Warning: this book will forever change your conception of economic development.