France and the Economic Development of Europe

France and the Economic Development of Europe

by Taylor and Francis, Rondo E. Cameron

ISBN-10: 0415190118

ISBN-13: 9780415190114

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below


First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
Rise of International Business Series
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Maps, Plate, and Charts
Ch. IThe European Economy at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century5
Pt. 1Determinants of Economic Progress
Ch. IIThe Institutional Framework21
Ch. IIIThe Diffusion of Technology41
Ch. IVCapital Accumulation and Capital Export64
Ch. VThe Sprit of Enterprise89
Pt. 2Sinews of Growth: Credit and Transport
Ch. VIThe Mobilization of Credit, 1915-1852105
Ch. VIIThe Mobilization of Credit, 1853-1881145
Ch. VIIIContinental Railways: A Battle of Titans204
Ch. IXRailways in Spain and Russia248
Ch. XRounding Out the Networks284
Pt. 3Case Histories of Development and Disappointment
Ch. XIIndustrialization in Belgium329
Ch. XIIFrench Enterprise in German Industry369
Ch. XIIICapital Down the Drain: The Government Loan Business404
Ch. XIVFrench Finance and Italian Unity425
Ch. XVVenture and Achievement in the Near East458
Pt. 4Epilogue and Conclusion
Ch. XVINew Horizons and the Search for Security, 1882-1914485
Ch. XVIIConclusion502
App. AEstimates of National Wealth and Income in France, 1789-1914513
App. BElements of the French International Accounts, 1815-1914518
App. CEstimates of French Foreign Investments533
A Note on Sources535
List of Works Cited543

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