The Rise of the Western World: A New Economic History / Edition 1

The Rise of the Western World: A New Economic History / Edition 1

by Douglass C. North, Robert Paul Thomas, D. C. North
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521290996

ISBN-13: 9780521290999

Pub. Date: 07/28/1976

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

First published in 1973, this is a radical interpretation, offering a unified explanation for the growth of Western Europe between 900 A. D. and 1700, providing a general theoretical framework for institutional change geared to the general reader.

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First published in 1973, this is a radical interpretation, offering a unified explanation for the growth of Western Europe between 900 A. D. and 1700, providing a general theoretical framework for institutional change geared to the general reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521290999
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1976
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Theory and Overview: 1. The issue; 2. The overview; Part II. 900–1500: 3. Property rights in land and man; 4. Economic conditions at the end of the Early Middle Ages; 5. The High Middle Ages: a fronier movement; 6. Thirteenth-century Europe; 7. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; Part III. 1500–1700: 8. Fiscal policy and property rights; 9. The Early Modern period; 10. France and Spain - the also-rans; 11. The Netherlands and successful economic growth; 12. England; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.

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