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European Economic History: The Economic Development of Western Civilization

by Clough, Shepard B

Condition: Near Fine /J Very Good-Very Good +


New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. 1968. Revised Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-Very Good +. xix, 623 pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, list of maps, list of charts, list of tables, Part I. Economic Growth: 1. To the Reader. Part II. The Ancient and Medieval Worlds: 2. Economic Achievements in the Ancient World; 3. The Agrarian Economy of the Middle Ages; 4. the Fall and Rise of Medieval Commerce; 5. The Revival of Industry and Business Institutions; 6. Money, Credit, and Business Organization. Part III. The Economic Expansion of Western Culture, 1500 to 1800: 7. European Discoveries and Expansion, 1500 to 1700; 8. Economic Consequences of European Overseas Expansion; 9. Science, Technology, and the Early Industrial Revolution, 1500-1700; 10. Establishing the Capitalist System; 11. Mercantilism -- The Dominant Econimic Theory of Early Modern Times. Part IV. Rapid Economic Growth and Locational Shifts in Western Culture's Economy, 1800 to 1914: 12. the Setting fo the Industrial Revolution; 13. The Mechanization of Industry; 14. The Agricultural Revolution and Its Aftermath; 15. The Revolution in Commerce; 16. Revolution in Investing, Business Organization, and Finance; 17. The New Economy Comes of Age, 1875 to 1914. Part V. Crisis in the Economy of Western Culture, 1914 to 1967: 18. International, Economic, and Social Strains and Stresses; 19. Economic Growth and Economic Depression; 20. The Economics of World War II; 21. Economic Recovery, Expansion, and Miracles; 22. Business Fluctuations, International Trade, and Economic Integration; bibliography, name index, subject index. Second Edition, 1968. Price clipped. 3/4" square chip to top fore-edge corner front panel dj with age-toned and minute chipping and closed tears to top and bottom edges spine. Only the faintest age-toning to text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with orange and gilt lettering to front board and spine.


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