Domino effect?

1977: coup d’etat in Pakistan 1978: coup d’etat in Afghanistan 1979: Revolution in Persia 1980: Coup d’etat in Turkey Instability … More

A canon

There’s a canon of events and charatecters that made the history of development. In the historiography, they are often loosely … More

The iron-clad laws of Malthus

Critical historians of development like Gilbert Rist, Arturo Escobar or, more recently, Nick Cullather, seem to claim that “development” was … More