The Development of the French Economy, 1750-1914

The Development of the French Economy, 1750-1914

by Colin Heywood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521552761

ISBN-13: 9780521552769

Pub. Date: 03/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Understanding French economic development in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries has always proved a formidable challenge for historians. This concise survey is designed to clarify the areas of controversy among historians, and to guide the reader through the debates.

Overview

Understanding French economic development in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries has always proved a formidable challenge for historians. This concise survey is designed to clarify the areas of controversy among historians, and to guide the reader through the debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521552769
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #17
Edition description:
1st Cambridge University Press ed
Pages:
74
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and maps; Note of references; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: the outlines of a debate; 2. The performance of the French economy; 3. Natural resources and the labour supply; 4. Capital and technical progress; 5. An agricultural revolution?; 6. 'The call of the markets': the pressure of demand in the French economy; 7. Social and institutional influences on development; 8. Conclusion; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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