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The Cambridge economic history of modern Europe / edited by Stephen Broadberry and Kevin H. O'Rourke
Alternate Title Economic history of modern Europe
New York : Cambridge University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HC240 .C314 2010  v.1    AVAILABLE
 3rd Floor  HC240 .C314 2010  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject Europe -- Economic conditions
Europe -- History
Physical Description 2 v. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents v.1. 1700-1870 -- v.2. 1870 to present
Summary "Unlike most existing textbooks on the economic history of modern Europe, which offer a country-by-country approach, The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe rethinks Europe's economic history since 1700 as unified and pan-European, with the material organised by topic rather than by country. This first volume is centred on the transition to modern economic growth, which first occurred in Britain before spreading to other parts of western Europe by 1870. Each chapter is written by an international team of authors who cover the three major regions of northern Europe, southern Europe, and central and eastern Europe. The volume covers the major themes of modern economic history, including trade; urbanization; aggregate economic growth; the major sectors of agriculture, industry and services; and the development of living standards, including the distribution of income. The quantitative approach makes use of modern economic analysis in a way that is easy for students to understand"--Provided by publisher
"Setting European economic development within a unified, comparative and genuinely pan-European framework, this textbook surveys the transition to modern economic growth since 1700. Leading authors cover the major themes of modern economic history and compare economic development across countries in a clear and comprehensible way"--Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Broadberry, S. N
O'Rourke, Kevin H

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