The Rise of Economic Societies in the Eighteenth Century

Patriotic Reform in Europe and North America

  • Koen Stapelbroek
  • Jani Marjanen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Koen Stapelbroek, Jani Marjanen
    Pages 1-25
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 370-388

About this book


This collection of essays explores the emergence of economic societies in the British Isles and their development into a European, American and global reform movement in the eighteenth century. Its fourteen contributions demonstrate the intellectual horizons and international networks of this widespread and influential phenomenon.


competition Germany peasant political economy reform society trade

Editors and affiliations

  • Koen Stapelbroek
    • 1
  • Jani Marjanen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Public AdministrationErasmus University RotterdamGermany
  2. 2.Centre for Nordic StudiesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34630-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-26525-8
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