The Character, Wealth, and Power of Nations

The Character of Nations: How Politics Makes and Breaks Prosperity, Family, and Civility. By Angelo Codevilla. (New York: Basic Books, 1997).

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some are so Rich and Some so Poor. By David S. Landes. (New York: W.W. Norton, 1998).

From Wealth to Power: The Unusual Origins of America’s World Role. By Fareed Zakaria. (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998).

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