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economic history of the Low Countries 800-1800

J. A. van Houtte

economic history of the Low Countries 800-1800

by J. A. van Houtte

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands,
  • Belgium
    • Subjects:
    • Netherlands -- Economic conditions.,
    • Belgium -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. A. Van Houtte.
      SeriesWorld economic history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC324 .H68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 342 p. :
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4275082M
      ISBN 10029777378X
      LC Control Number78300541

      How the Jesuits re-emerged after forty years of suppression In , Pope Clement XIV suppressed the Society of Jesus. For the Jesuits living in the Low Countries, it meant the end of their institutional religious life. In the Austrian Netherlands, the Jesuits were put under strict surveillance, but in the Dutch Re. An Economic History of the Low Countries - This paper challenges the conventional wisdom in European economic history that long-distance maritime transport was always more cost.

      8. Jan A. Van Houtte, An Economic History of the Low Countries, - (London, ). HC H68 9. Herman Van der Wee, The Low Countries in the Early Modern World, trans. by Lizabeth Fackelman (London, ). DH W 44 Herman Van der Wee, ed. The Low Countries -- an area roughly embracing the present-day Netherlands and Belgium -- formed a patchwork of varied economic and social development in the Middle Ages, with some regions displaying a remarkable dynamism. Manors and Markets charts the history of these vibrant economies and societies, and contrasts them with alternative paths of development, from the early medieval period to.

      The development of urban centers in the Low Countries shows the process in which a region, the Low Countries in Western Europe, evolves from a highly rural outpost of the Roman Empire into the largest urbanized area above the Alps by the 15th century CE. As such, this article covers the development of Dutch and Flemish cities beginning at the end of the migration period till the end of the. In fact, Bas van Bavel?s Manors and Markets: Economy and Society in the Low Countries, , is at least as important for what it contributes to the emerging literature on the medieval origins of modern European economic growth, as it is for its direct contribution to the more narrowly circumscribed economic history of the Low Countries.? I.


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van Houtte. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Pp. ix + £ | An Economic History of the Low Countries In this small book, Charles Kindleberger succeeds in giving us an insight why and which countries got and lost the world economic primacy: the Italian city-states (Venice, Florence, Genoa, Milan), Portugal and Spain, the Low Countries, Great-Britain, the by: Book description.

The Low Countries was collectively one of the earliest and most heavily urbanised societies in European history. Present-day Belgium and the Netherlands still share important common features, such as comparatively low income inequalities, high levels of per capita income, a balanced political structure, and a strong 'civil society'.

The genesis of this revival in transcontinental trade, restoring to full vitality the overland links between Italy and the Low Countries, but following newer, more easterly routes, away from the Hundred Years' Wars, lay principally in southern imperial Germany (Bavaria-Austria- Bohemia).Cited by: 4.

Some questions arise from why we need to study economic history: 'why are some countries rich and others poor?'/ 'why did the Industrial Revolution happen in England rather than France' 2. time span of history the mercantilist era.

Kindleberger begins with the Italian city-states in the fourteenth century, and traces the changing evolution of world economic primacy as it moves to Portugal and Spain, to the Low countries, to Great Britain, and to the United States, addressing the question of alleged U.S.

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In the latter years of the sixteenth century, however, countless works of art are destroyed as the Low Countries engage in a series of bloody conflicts with Spanish Habsburg rulers.

Inthe northern provinces become an independent state, known as the States General or the Dutch Republic. The Low Countries were part of the Roman provinces of Gallia Belgica and Germania were inhabited by Belgic and Germanic the 4th and 5th century, Frankish tribes had entered this Roman region and came to run it increasingly independently.

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It doesn't get more grand than this. With fun data on Roman Empire and the Middle Ages: : Contours of the World Economy AD: Essays in Macro-Economic Hist.This book sketches the history of Europe's Low Countries, present-day Belgium and the Netherlands.

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