Book Review

ACEMOGLU, D. and ROBISON, J. A. (2013) Why Nations Fails: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty. London: Profile Books Ltd wwwprofilebooks.com. 528pp.

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  • Anthony-Mary Chukwudozie AMALI Federal Polytechnic, Ugep, Cross River State, NIGERIA

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Origins of Power, Daron Acemoglu, Robinson James, Why Nations Fails

Abstract

The book “Why Nations Fails: The Origin of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty” is Acemoglu, Daron and Robinson James A.’s Classic investigation on Why some Nations Fails yet others becomes more prosperous. It is indeed a master writing on the origin of power, prosperity and poverty. The well researched book that took fifteen years to complete was published in Britain by Profile books Ltd 3A Exmouth House Pin Street London ECIR OJH wwwprofilebooks.com 2013. The book which traces the roots of Prosperity and Poverty around the world has 15 chapters of 528 pages. It is a direct disproving of the theories held by Jeffrey Sachs the author of “The end of Poverty the economies possibilities of our time” and Jared Diamond, the author of “Guns, Germs and Steel”.

Author Biography

Anthony-Mary Chukwudozie AMALI, Federal Polytechnic, Ugep, Cross River State, NIGERIA

Department of General Studies

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Published

2022-09-22

How to Cite

AMALI, A.-M. C. (2022). Book Review: ACEMOGLU, D. and ROBISON, J. A. (2013) Why Nations Fails: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty. London: Profile Books Ltd wwwprofilebooks.com. 528pp. Socialscientia: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 7(3). Retrieved from https://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/SS/article/view/1587

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