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- DescriptionThis revised and extended edition of the leading textbook on European ecomic history has been updated to take account of contemporary ecomic developments and the latest research and debates. A concise and accessible introduction that covers the full sweep of the European history, the book focuses on the interplay between the development of institutions and the generation and diffusion of kwledge-based techlogies. With simple explanations of key ecomic principles, the book is an ideal introduction for students in history and ecomics. Revised textboxes and figures, an extensive glossary, suggestions for further reading and a suite of online resources lead students to a comprehensive understanding of the subject. New material covers contemporary ecomic developments such as the financial crises of 2007/2008, the Eurozone crisis, new trends in inequality and the austerity debates. This remains the only textbook students need to understand Europe's unique ecomic development and its global context.
- Author BiographyKarl Gunnar Persson is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen and has taught comparative economic history and globalization studies over five decades. He has published widely in the leading economic history journals and was the founding editor of European Review of Economic History. His previous monographs include Pre-Industrial Economic Growth: Social Organization and Technological Progression in Europe (1988) and Grain Markets in Europe, 1500-1900: Integration and Deregulation. Educated in Sweden, he is a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences. Paul Sharp has been an Associate Professor at the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Southern Denmark since 2012. He completed his PhD in economics at the University of Copenhagen in 2009, after studying at King's College London and the University of Copenhagen. The main focus of his work is on economic and agricultural history and he is currently working on a co-authored book on the early history of the Danish dairy industry. He has published widely in economics, history, and economic history journals.
- Author(s)Karl Gunnar Persson,Paul Sharp
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication12/03/2015
- SubjectEconomics: Professional & General
- Series TitleNew Approaches to Economic and Social History
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note36 b/w illus. 4 maps 14 tables
- Weight640 g
- Width174 mm
- Height247 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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