An outline of European economic development.


London ; New York : Longmans, Green, 1935.

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Subjects Economic history.
Europe -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
Europe -- Economic conditions.
Europe.
Europe. Economie.
Europe. Histoire.
Description xiv, 307, [1] pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1935.
Notes "Suggestions for further reading": pages [301]-303.
Contents I. The Roman imperial age -- The Roman empire -- Roman agriculture -- The Roman towns -- The commerce of the empire -- Social conditions -- II. The feudal age -- The collapse of the imperial system -- The manor -- The church and feudalism -- Towns and commerce -- Feudal economic life -- III. The mediaeval age -- The rebirth of town life -- The revival of trade -- The organisation of the town -- Mediaeval agriculture -- The mediaeval church -- IV. The age of expansion -- Geographical discovery and the national state -- The coming of capitalism -- Commerce in an expanding world -- The reorganisation of industry -- Transformations in agriculture -- Evolution of individual countries -- Conclusion: the revolution in religious thought -- V. The age of commercialism -- (i) The world of commerce -- The struggle for commercial supremacy -- Principles and methods of commercial policy -- Internal trade -- (ii) The world of industry -- English industrial expansion -- Industrial development in other countries -- (iii) The world of agriculture -- Agriculture in England -- Agriculture in other countries -- (iv) Conclusion -- VI. The age of coal and iron -- The contrast between 1788 and 1870 -- The revolution in industry -- Condition of industrial workers -- The revolution in transport -- Commercial and financial expansion -- Commercial policies -- Agriculture in the industrial revolution -- Population changes -- The organisation of labour -- Industrialism and the rise of socialism -- VII. The present age -- (i) 1929 or 1934? -- (ii) An industrialised world -- Industrial expansion since 1870 -- Forms of industrial organisation -- Labour in the industrial system -- The decline of agriculture -- Population changes -- (iii) Changes in the balance of economic power -- The passing of British supremacy -- The challenge of new economic powers -- Stability or insecurity? -- The sequel: 1929 to 1934 -- (iv) Conclusion: the main features of an industrialised civilisation -- The town in modern life -- Nature and the machine -- The human element in industry -- Economic life and the human will.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)54449160
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