Selections Illustrating Economic History Since the Seven Years' War

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The Minerva Group, Inc., 2003 - Business & Economics - 660 pages
This is a reprint of the revised and enlarged fourth edition originally published in 1903. Five new selections were added in this edition, thereby bringing it down to the end of the nineteenth century. In 1882 the president and fellows of Harvard elected Benjamin Rand to the Walker Fellowship which permitted him to travel and study abroad. He proceeded at once to Heidelberg where he studied under the celebrated philosopher Kuno Fischer. Before returning home he travelled much in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France. Dr. Rand is the third man whom Harvard ever admitted to the degree of Ph.D. in the department of philosophy. His thesis presented for this degree was "Consciousness and Immortality." He made outstanding contributions in Philosophy and he was internationally known as a Philosopher.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER PAGE
1
THE GREAT INVENTIONS
31
ECONOMIC CAUSES OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
55
CHAPTER
95
THE ORDERS IN COUNCIL
109
THE FINANCES OF ENGLAND 17931815
126
LA POLITIQUE COMMERCIALS DE LA BESTAURATION
148
THE ZOLLVEREIN
170
THE INCREASE OF POPULATION FROM 1790
375
THE FACTORY SYSTEM
400
THE COTTON MANUFACTURES
410
THE IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRIES
435
CHAPTKB
450
THE WORLDS PROGRESS IN TRADE AND INDUSTRY
469
ENGLISH FINANCES 18371887
511
THE AMERICAN LEGAL TENDER PAPER
546

LE ZOLLVEREIN
196
THE CORN LAWS 18011849
207
THE NEW GOLD
242
FKANCE sous LE SECOND EMPIRE
284
RECENT CHANGES IN TRANSPORTATION AND PRO
298
THE APPLICATION OP THE INDEMNITY
350
THE AMERICAN IRON INDUSTRY
568
LB XIX SIECLE
591
APPENDICES
607
THE PAYMENT or THE WAR DEBT
618
INDEX
637
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