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A History of the European Economy, 1000-2000

A History of the European Economy, 1000-2000

by Francois Crouzet


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ISBN-13: 9780813920245
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 05/29/2001
Pages: 329
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

François Crouzet, Professor Emeritus of the Department of History at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, is the author of The Victorian Economy: The First Industrialists; Britain, France, and International Commerce: From Louis XIV to Victoria; and numerous other studies of the European economy.

Table of Contents

List of Mapsix
List of Tablesx
List of Abbreviationsxx
1The Emergence of a European Economy, Tenth through Thirteenth Centuries1
The Heritage from the "Dark Ages"1
An Age of Demographic Expansion9
Change and Progress on the Land13
Towns and Industries22
The Growth of Trade27
A New Europe34
2Change and Continuity in the European Economy, Fourteenth through Eighteenth Centuries37
Progress in Technology38
New and Old Trade Routes50
Manufactures in Town and Country59
Shifts in Economic Primacy63
Eastern Europe74
Low Productivity and Its Consequences78
Malthusian Traps87
Growth Prevails94
3The Age of Industrialization, 1760s-191499
The Industrial Revolution100
Why Britain First?110
Continental Diffusion and Patterns of Industrialization116
Reforms and Industrialization121
Stages of Industrialization130
National Disparities133
Reasons Why149
Global Views155
4Disasters, Renaissance, Decline, 1914-2000171
The Economic Consequences of World War I172
The Interwar Years: Chronology178
The Interwar Years: Overall Views182
World War II and Its Aftermath196
The Golden Age205
The Eastern Bloc214
Slowing Down and Not Working220
Europe and Euro233
Upheaval in the East246
Selected Bibliography297

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