Before the Industrial Revolution: European Society and Economy 1000-1700

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 18, 1993 - History - 352 pages
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In this classic work Cipolla explores the slow but complex process of development that transformed Europe from its relatively weak position in AD 1000 into the highly dynamic and powerful society of 1700.

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This was a really fascinating look at economy in the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reofrmation. Not only did it look at the economy and the ways it shifted in this 700 year period, but it discusses the ... Read full review

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Carlo M. Cipolla has written many books on economic history, including "The Monetary Policy of Fourteenth-Century Florence" (University of California Press, 1982). He is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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