The Long Process of Development: Building Markets and States in Pre-industrial England, Spain and their Colonies

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Authors: Jerry F. Hough, Robin Grier
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 458
Language: english
Year: 2014
ISBN 10: 1107063698
ISBN 13: 9781107063693
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Douglass North once emphasized that development takes centuries, but he did not have a theory of how and why change occurs. This groundbreaking book advances such a theory by examining in detail why England and Spain developed so slowly from...