economic history of Europe, 1760-1939 with an epilogue by Arthur Birnie

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The book begins with a classic account of the. Economic and social history of Europe in the later Middle Ages (–) () Primary sources. Cave, Roy C. and Herbert H. Coulson, eds. a Source Book for Medieval Economic History () online; Pollard, Sidney and Colin Holmes, eds. Documents of European Economic History, Volume 1: The Process of Industrialization – ().

The Third Edition includes substantial revisions and new material throughout the book that will secure its standing as the most useful history available of preindustrial Europe.

During the seven hundred years before the Industrial Revolution, the stage was set for Europe's transformation from a backward agrarian society to a powerful industrialized society.

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