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The European Miracle : Environments, Economies and Geopolitics in the History of Europe and Asia
by Eric Jones


Overview - Why did modern states and economies develop first in the peripheral and late-coming culture of Europe? This historical puzzle looms behind every study of industrialization and economic development. In his analytical and comparative work Eric Jones sees the economic condition forming where natural environments and political systems meet: Europe's economic rise is explained as a favored interaction between them, contrasting with the frustrating pattern of their interplay in the Ottoman empire, India and China.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Why did modern states and economies develop first in the peripheral and late-coming culture of Europe? This historical puzzle looms behind every study of industrialization and economic development. In his analytical and comparative work Eric Jones sees the economic condition forming where natural environments and political systems meet: Europe's economic rise is explained as a favored interaction between them, contrasting with the frustrating pattern of their interplay in the Ottoman empire, India and China. A new preface and afterword have been added for the third edition. Previous Edition Hb (1987): 0-521-33449-7 Previous Edition Pb (1987): 0-521-33670-8

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521527835
  • ISBN-10: 052152783X
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: August 2003
  • Page Count: 344
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 4.86 x 0.86 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.89 pounds


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