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Description - Open: The Story Of Human Progress by Johan Norberg

Humanity's embrace of openness is the key to our success. The freedom to explore and exchange - whether it's goods, ideas or people - has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. As a result, we live at a time of unprecedented wealth and opportunity. So why are we so intent on ruining it?

From Stone Age hunter-gatherers to contemporary Chinese-American relations, Open explores how across time and cultures, we have struggled with a constant tension between our yearning for co-operation and our profound need for belonging. Providing a bold new framework for understanding human history, bestselling author and thinker Johan Norberg examines why we're often uncomfortable with openness - but also why it is essential for progress. Part sweeping history and part polemic, this urgent book makes a compelling case for why an open world with an open economy is worth fighting for more than ever.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781786497185
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x 32mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Atlantic Books
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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