Favorites of fortune: technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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In claiming patent rights to some components that were utilized by the AC
alternative, the Edison interests might well have hoped to delay the marketing of
a rival integrated electrical supply system, if only by inducing would-be
competitors to ...
the board of the holding company occurred, which resulted in a weakening of the
power of Edison and his original co-workers, particularly Batchelor and Upton.
The new board was almost entirely representative of the financiers behind the ...
313-338, 349-350, 361-362), emphasizing Edison's resistance to the advice of
others to follow Westinghouse and Thomson-Houston into the AC electricity
supply field. 47. Passer (1972, p. 74). This summation in Passer's 1954 study is
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