Perspectives on the history of global development
Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, Yearbook for the History of Global Development ; 1
UNGER, Corinna R., FERNS, Nicholas, LOVERIDGE, Jack, BOROWY, Iris (editor/s), Perspectives on the history of global development, Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, Yearbook for the History of Global Development ; 1 - http://hdl.handle.net/1814/75004
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What is development, what has it been in the past, and what can historians learn from studying the history of development? How has the field of the history of development evolved over time, and where should it be going in the future?
Table of Contents:
-- Introduction -- Globalizing Development: A View from Late Imperial China -- Where Did the Idea of International Development Come From? Looking Beyond the Industrialized Core -- Entangled Histories of “Development,” “development,” and “Christian development” -- Development, Modernization, and the Remaking of an Imperial World Order -- Which Speeches Matter? Reflections on the Invention of Development -- The Historiography of Measuring Development -- Numbers in Space: Measuring Living Standards and Regional Inequality in the Soviet Union -- Profitability Through Quantification: The World Bank and Rural Development in the 1970s -- Was the Large Dam a “Modern Temple”? Taking Stock of India’s Development Tryst with the Bhakra-Nangal -- A Note on the Historical Origins of ISEW-GPI -- The Origins of the National Welfare Index (NWI) -- GNH-Led Development in Bhutan -- The Happy Planet Index -- Commentary: The New Epicureans -- List of contributors
Cadmus permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/75004
Full-text via DOI: 10.1515/9783110730234
Publisher: De Gruyter Oldenbourg
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