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Economic Development in the Nineteenth Century

France, Germany, Russia and the United States

By L.C.A. Knowles

Routledge – 2005 – 384 pages

Series: Economic History

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Description

Taken in conjunction the author’s earlier Industrial and Commercial Revolutions in Great Britain during the Nineteenth Century, this classic volume provides a thoroughly workmanlike study of the rise and progress of industrialism. Here she surveys the main developments in the agricultural, industrial, mechanical transport and commercial policy of France. Germany, Russia and the United States. It provides the handiest manual available of the comparative history of industrialism. It is an absolute godsend to students. This book was first published in 1932.

Contents

PREFACE vii

PART I

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1. Leading Features of the Economic History of the Great Powers in the Nineteenth Century… 3

" 2. Main Periods and Their Characteristics… 14

PART II

THE AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION

" 1. Personal Freedom and the Agricultural Revolution… 35

" 2. France and the Agricultural Revolution… 47

" 3. Germany and the Agricultural Revolution… 60

" 4. Russia and the Agricultural Revolution… 75

" 5. Agricultural Development in the UNITED States… 84

PART III

THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

" 1. France and the Industrial Revolution… 105

" 2. Germany and the Industrial Revolution… 153

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Chapter 3. Russia and the Industrial Revolution… 175

" 4. Industrial Development in the United States… 188

PART IV

THE REVOLUTION WROUGHT BY MECHANICAL TRANSPORT

" 1. Transport in France… 209

" 2. Transport in Germany… 216

" 3. Transport in russia… 225

" 4. Transport in the United States… 229

PART V

NATIONAL COMMERCIAL POLICIES

" 1. French Tariffs… 239

" 2. The German Zollverein… 254

" 3. Russian Fiscal Policy… 275

" 4. Tariff History in the United States… 288

" 5. National Expansion… 305

PART VI

GROWTH OF STATE ACTION

" 1. Aspects… 339

" 2. Causes… 342

BIBLIOGRAPHY… 351

INDEX… 355

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