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The Great Leveler by Prof. Scheidel selected as finalist for two book prizes

The cover of the book The Great Leveler by Walter Scheidel
Oct 26 2017

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Awards, Faculty

Prof. Walter Scheidel's most recent book, The Great Leveler, selected as a finalist for the Cundhill History Prize and Business Book of the Year (2017) for the Financial Times and McKinsey. Congratulations Prof. Scheidel!

Excerpt from the NYTimes: Stanford University professor Walter Scheidel is a contender for the Cundill History Prize for "The Great Leveler." The Austria-born author argues that, since the Stone Age, economic inequality has only declined at times of war, famine and other violent shocks.