An Economic History of Europe by Antonio Di Vittorio

By Antonio Di Vittorio

An financial background of Europe presents scholars with a entire advent to eu financial heritage from the fifteenth century to the current day. person chapters supply short references to earlier historic sessions and occasions, with distinctive consciousness given to center subject matters relating fiscal improvement, and an research in their swap via time and house.

Core subject matters tested in each one interval include:

  • the expanding prominence of industry
  • international trade
  • demand and provide dynamics
  • agriculture.

The certain constitution of this article permits scholars not just to achieve a company grounding within the long term evolution of the eu economic system, but in addition presents an historic evaluate of the commercial improvement of person nations. person individuals learn the shift from the trendy to the modern interval and supply a large rationalization of the old roots of the issues that face ultra-modern financial development.

This key text is vital studying for college kids in economics, monetary heritage, improvement economics and history.

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1111 21 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 2 3111 4 5 6 7 8 9 20111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40111 1 2 3 4 45 46111 2 European expansion in the sixteenth century Giuseppe Bracco Population European population patterns In the sixteenth century Europe experienced expansion with regard to practically every economic parameter, and in every sense of the term. Not only did Europeans arrive in all corners of the world, but on the European continent itself the population started to increase steadily at the beginning of the sixteenth century, even though the growth rate differed from one area to another.

One of the most significant consequences of the geographical explorations was that people discovered new plants. However, these plants were not actually adopted in the sixteenth century, and became part of the European farming tradition only in the following centuries, bringing about profound changes in diet and helping to alleviate the effects of famine. Potatoes, maize, tomatoes, tobacco, tea, coffee and cocoa were only the most significant products of the many that were being brought to Europe during the sixteenth century.

It enabled trading houses to expand their range of business and to operate more efficiently. 7 Allowing for defence requirements, in the fifteenth century the average crew-load ratio was one sailor for every four to five tons. 8 The right of a feudal lord. ) 9 This was a lira, which was made up of twenty soldi, each of which consisted of twelve denari. 10 The hypothesis formulated by the English financier Thomas Gresham in the sixteenth century that bad money drives good money out of circulation. ) 11 Florence had over thirty banking houses in 1470.

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