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THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF FRANCE SINCE 1870

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THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF FRANCE SINCE 1870

9781852787004 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by François Crouzet, Professor of Economic History, University of Paris–Sorbonne, France
Publication Date: 1993 ISBN: 978 1 85278 700 4 Extent: 1,024 pp
In the mid-nineteenth century, France was the second industrial power in the world. However, she was soon to be overtaken by the US, Germany and Japan and also badly suffered from the World Wars and the depression of the 1930s. The literature in these volumes covers French economic development from 1870 to the present and will be indispensable especially to students of France and Western Europe and of twentieth century economics.

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In the mid-nineteenth century, France was the second industrial power in the world. However, she was soon to be overtaken by the US, Germany and Japan and also badly suffered from the World Wars and the depression of the 1930s. The literature in these volumes covers French economic development from 1870 to the present and will be indispensable especially to students of France and Western Europe and of twentieth century economics.
Critical Acclaim
‘For those of us who teach the economic history of France these two volumes are very useful indeed.’
– Frances M.B. Lynch, Business History
Contributors
36 articles, dating from 1949 to 1991
Contributors include: E. Bussière, R. Cameron, O. Crisp, D. Landes, M. Lévy-Leboyer, J. Marcezewski, A. Plessis, J.A. Shaw
Contents
Contents: 1. The Debate on French Performances 2. Quantitative Data 3. Agriculture 4. Human Capital and Technology 5. Industrial Studies 6. Foreign Connections 7. Banking and Money 8. Recent Developments
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