© 1992

The Development of the French Economy, 1750–1914


Part of the Studies in Economic and Social History book series (SESH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-8
  2. Colin Heywood
    Pages 9-11
  3. Colin Heywood
    Pages 12-22
  4. Colin Heywood
    Pages 23-32
  5. Colin Heywood
    Pages 33-43
  6. Colin Heywood
    Pages 44-50
  7. Colin Heywood
    Pages 70-71
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 72-82

About this book


Examines the way economic historians have approached two sets of problems. Should the French economy in 18th and 19th centuries be considered "retarded", or an early European development success, and, should economic performance be explained by material conditions, or in social terms.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of NottinghamUK

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