The Fruits of Revolution: Property Rights, Litigation and French Agriculture, 1700-1860

The Fruits of Revolution: Property Rights, Litigation and French Agriculture, 1700-1860

by Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
     
 

The Fruits of Revolution examines the impact of revolution on French agricultural development.See more details below

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The Fruits of Revolution examines the impact of revolution on French agricultural development.

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ISBN-13:
9780521392204
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

List of tables, figures, and maps; Series editors' preface; Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. History And Economics: 2. The French Revolution and French economic history; 3. Institutions and economic growth; Part II. Drainage and Irrigation: 4. A survey of water control projects; 5. Relative prices and the supply of water control; 6. Drainage in the Pays d'Auge, 1700–1848: the weight of uncertain property rights; 7. The development of irrigation in Provence, 1700–1860: the French Revolution and economic growth; Part III. Property Rights and Litigation under Absolutism: 8. The weaknesses of monopoly power; 9. Settlement, litigation, and the drainage of marshes in England and France, 1600–1840; 10. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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