Technology, Skills and the Pre-Modern Economy in the East and the West

Edited by Maarten Prak, Utrecht University, and Jan Luiten van Zanden, Utrecht University

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€133,00
$157.00
ISBN13: 
9789004245358
E-ISBN: 
9789004251571
Publication Date: 
May 2013
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Hardback
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xviii, 353 pp.
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ISSN: 
1872-5155
Volume: 
10

Edited by Giorgio Riello, University of Warwick and Tirthankar Roy, London School of Economics

Drawing on new research on textile trade and production in the regions that depended on the Indian Ocean, the book contributes to a new understanding of the role that Indian cloth played in the making of the modern world economy.
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176539
E-ISBN: 
9789047429975
Publication date: 
July 2009
€166,00
$201.00

Ewout Frankema, Utrecht University

Employing comparative and quantitative historical methods Frankema explores long run trends of asset and income distribution in Latin America, arguing that there is little reason to regard the yawning gap between rich and poor as the persistent result of a colonial heritage.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175914
E-ISBN: 
9789047429357
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

C.J. Zuijderduijn, Utrecht University

This study uncovers the institutional framework of markets for 'renten', which allowed large segments of the public and private sectors in late medieval Holland to accumulate capital, and thus functioned as capital markets that enabled economic development.
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175655
E-ISBN: 
9789047429098
Publication date: 
May 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Jan Luiten van Zanden

‘The Long Road to the Industrial Revolution’ offers a new explanation of the origins of the industrial revolution in Western Europe by placing development in Europe within a global perspective. It focuses on its specific institutional and demographic development since the late Middle Ages, and on...
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Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175174
E-ISBN: 
9789047428626
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

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