Part I. The Making of Europe; Part II. Europe from Obscurity to Economic Recovery; Part III. Population, Economic Growth and Resource Constraints; Part IV. The Nature and Extent of Economic Growth in the Pre-Industrial Epoch; Part V. Institutions and Growth; Part VI. Knowledge, Technology Transfer and Convergence; Part VII. Money, Credit and Banking; Part VIII. Trade, Tariffs and Growth; Part IX. International Monetary Regimes in History; Part X. The Era of Political Economy - from the Minimal State to the Welfare State in the Twentieth Century; Part XI. Inequality among and within Nations - Past, Present, Future; Part XII. Globalization and its Challenge to Europe.
Economic History of Europe: Knowledge, Institutions and Growth, 600 to the Presentby Karl Gunnar Persson
Pub. Date: 03/31/2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This revised and extended edition of the leading textbook on European economic history has been updated to take account of contemporary economic developments and the latest research and debates. A concise and accessible introduction that covers the full sweep of the European history, the book focuses on the interplay between the development of institutions and the
This revised and extended edition of the leading textbook on European economic history has been updated to take account of contemporary economic developments and the latest research and debates. A concise and accessible introduction that covers the full sweep of the European history, the book focuses on the interplay between the development of institutions and the generation and diffusion of knowledge-based technologies. With simple explanations of key economic principles, the book is an ideal introduction for students in history and economics. Revised textboxes and figures, an extensive glossary, suggestions for further reading and a suite of online resources lead students to a comprehensive understanding of the subject. New material covers contemporary economic developments such as the financial crises of 2007/2008, the Eurozone crisis, new trends in inequality and the austerity debates. This remains the only textbook students need to understand Europe's unique economic development and its global context.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- New Approaches to Economic and Social History Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
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- 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
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