An Economic History of Europe

1st Edition

Antonio Di Vittorio

Routledge
Published August 24, 2006
Textbook - 376 Pages - 23 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415356251 - CAT# RU56253

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

USD$78.95

Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

An Economic History of Europe provides students with a comprehensive introduction to European economic history from the fifteenth century to the present day. Individual chapters offer brief references to previous historical periods and events, with special attention given to core themes concerning economic development, and an analysis of their change through time and space.

Core themes examined in each period include:

  • the increasing prominence of industry
  • international trade
  • demand and supply dynamics
  • agriculture.

The unique structure of this text enables students not only to gain a firm grounding in the long-term evolution of the European economy, but also provides an historical overview of the economic development of individual countries. Individual contributors analyze the shift from the modern to the contemporary period and offer a broad explanation of the historical roots of the problems that face today's economic development.

This key text is indispensable reading for students in economics, economic history, development economics and history.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title