Britain Ascendant: Studies in British and Franco-British Economic History: Comparative Studies in Franco-British Economic History

Britain Ascendant: Studies in British and Franco-British Economic History: Comparative Studies in Franco-British Economic History

by Frangois Crouzet
     
 

Franqois Crouzet devoted much of his life to the study of European industrialisation, Britain ascendant draws together a series of essays, written in the course of his career.See more details below

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Franqois Crouzet devoted much of his life to the study of European industrialisation, Britain ascendant draws together a series of essays, written in the course of his career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521344340
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
524
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.03(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. England and France in the eighteenth century: a comparative analysis of two economic growths; 2. Criticisms and self-criticisms of a comparison; 3. When the Mediterranean looked to England; 4. The sources of England's wealth: some French views in the eighteenth century; 5. Capital formation in Great Britain during the Industrial Revolution; 7. Great Britain's response to the French Revolution and to Napoleon; 8. Wars, blockade, and economic change in Europe, 1792–1815; 9. variations on the North Atlantic Triangle from York-town to Waterloo; 10. Western Europe and Great Britain: 'catching up' in the first half of the nineteenth century; 11. Trade and empire: the British experience from the establishment of free trade until the First World War; 12. British coal in France in the nineteenth century; 13. The core and the periphery of the core: Franco-british trade in the belle époque; 14. Problems of communication between Britain and france in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; Index.

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