Europe, America, and the Wider World: Volume 1, Europe and the World Economy: Essays on the Economic History of Western Capitalism

Europe, America, and the Wider World: Volume 1, Europe and the World Economy: Essays on the Economic History of Western Capitalism

by William Nelson Parker
     
 

Essays by a leading economic historian offer a comprehensive view of post-Renaissance Europe as a developing capitalist economy, examine the breakup of the capitalist synthesis and speculate on its transmutation into other forms. See more details below

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Essays by a leading economic historian offer a comprehensive view of post-Renaissance Europe as a developing capitalist economy, examine the breakup of the capitalist synthesis and speculate on its transmutation into other forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521274807
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Studies in Economic History and Policy: USA in the Twentieth Century Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' preface; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. The Renaissance and the Twentieth Century: 1. What historians must explain; Part II. Europe's Industrialization: The Pre-History: 2. The pre-history of the nineteenth century; Part III. Heavy Industrialization in the European Regions: 3. The interruption of expansion; 4. The organization of rapid expansion; 5. Law and enterprise: ore-mining on two sides of the Franco-German border; 6. Kartelle und Konzerne: the German coal syndicate under the steel mills' domination; 7. M. Schuman and his plan; Part IV. Europe and the Wider World: An Explanation from Technology: 8. Europe-centered development: its natural logic; 9. Communication techniques and social organization in the world economy; 10. The historians' reviews of the terrain; Part V. European Capitalism: A Synthetic View: 11. Opportunity sequences in European history; 12. The response mechanism in the twentieth century; 13. A comment on the papers: personal reflections and some diagrams; Appendix; Index.

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