The Enlightened Economy

Author: Joel Mokyr
ISBN: 9780300189513
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This book focuses on the importance of ideological and institutional factors in the rapid development of the British economy during the years between the Glorious Revolution and the Crystal Palace Exhibition.

Slavery And The Enlightenment In The British Atlantic 1750 1807

Author: Justin Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110735515X
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The season of production and the weather on any given day dictated the daily
labors of slaves. There were distinct rhythms to plantation life, particularly in the
Chesapeake. Although I William Belgrove, A Treatise Upon Husbandry or
Planting (Boston: D. Fowle, 175 5), 34. 2 Joel Mokyr, The Enlightened Economy:
An Economic History of Britain, 1700—1850 (New Haven: Yale University Press),
18 5. historians are becoming attentive to how particular crops shaped the 80
Sunup to ...

Wohlstand Und Armut Der Nationen

Author: David Landes
Publisher: Siedler Verlag
ISBN: 3641051118
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An der Politik? In seiner umfassenden Geschichte über die Weltwirtschaft der letzten sechshundert Jahre entwickelt David Landes Antworten auf diese Fragen und bietet zugleich ein Standardwerk zur Geschichte der Weltwirtschaft.

Agricultural Enlightenment

Author: Peter M. Jones
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191025151
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The book includes two cases studies of rapid rural modernization in Scotland and Denmark where Agricultural Enlightenment was swiftly followed by full-scale Agricultural Revolution.

The Circulation Of Knowledge Between Britain India And China

Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004251413
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1 Cf. Joel mokyr, The Enlightened Economy. An Economic History of Britain 1700
–1850 (new haven and london: Yale university Press, 2009), esp. 40–62; Peter m
. Jones, Indus- trial Enlightenment. Science, technology and culture in
Birmingham and the West Midlands 1760–1820 (manchester and new York:
manchester university Press, 2008), esp. 70–109. among the recent studies of
intinerant lecturers see roger neil Bruton, “an examination of the extent to which
scientific lecturers ...

Regulating The British Economy 1660 1850

Author: Perry Gauci
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 0754697622
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Chapter 4 Towards a British Political Economy: An Eighteenth-Century Scottish
Perspective Bob Harris This chapter asks how far, if at all, we can talk about
aBritish 'political economy' in the eighteenth century. It is certainly arguable that
this is not a meaningful question at all. ... See also Joel Mokyr, The Enlightened
Economy: An Economic History of Britain 1700–1850 (New Haven, CT and
London, 2009), pp. 393–4. 3 See e.g. Peter D.G. Thomas, British Politics and the
Stamp Act ...

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882915
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In this groundbreaking book, celebrated economic historian Joel Mokyr argues that a culture of growth specific to early modern Europe and the European Enlightenment laid the foundations for the scientific advances and pioneering inventions ...

Economic Development In Early Modern France

Author: Jeff Horn
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107046289
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Successfully blending privilege and liberty to manage trade with the Levant,
French state action closely paralleled British and Dutch actions in the Atlantic. Yet
the measures taken by their North Sea rivals are lauded as essential to the
emergence of “the first modern economy” or “the Enlightened economy,” while
France's approach is perceived to be inferior, irrelevant, or obsolete. French trade
patterns provide a corrective to such perspectives and broaden 1 Chamber of
Commerce of ...


Author: Jeremy L. Caradonna
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019937242X
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Consider, for instance, the closing lines of Joel Mokyr's 2009 The Enlightened
Economy: An Economic History of Britain, 1700–1850: “Material life in Britain and
in the industrialized world that followed it is far better today than could have been
imagined by the most wildeyed optimistic eighteenthcentury philosophe—and
whereas this outcome may have been an unforeseen consequence, most
economists, at least, would regard it as an undivided blessing.”1 The idea that
the Industrial ...

War Peace And Prosperity In The Name Of God

Author: Murat Iyigun
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623228X
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“Why the Middle East Is Economically Underdeveloped: Historical Mechanisms of
Institutional Stagnation,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 18, Summer: 71–90.
———. (2011). The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle
East (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press). Lagerlöf, N. (2010). “From
Malthusian War to Solovian Peace,” Review of Economic Dynamics, 13: 616–36.
Landes, D. S. (1998). The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are Rich
and Some ...