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R.J. Van der Spek,Jan Luiten van Zanden,Bas van Leeuwen's A History of Market Performance: From Ancient Babylonia to PDF

By R.J. Van der Spek,Jan Luiten van Zanden,Bas van Leeuwen

ISBN-10: 0415635446

ISBN-13: 9780415635448

This fascinating new quantity examines the advance of industry functionality from Antiquity until eventually the sunrise of the economic Revolution.



Efficient marketplace buildings are agreed by way of such a lot economists to function proof of monetary prosperity, and to be necessities for additional financial development. notwithstanding, this can be the 1st examine to ascertain industry functionality as a complete, over this kind of huge period of time. featuring a hitherto unknown and inaccessible corpus of information from historic Babylonia, this overseas set of members are for the 1st time in a position to provide an in-depth research of marketplace functionality over a interval of 2,500 years.



The contributions concentrate on the industry of staple vegetation, as they have been an important items in those societies. Over this complete interval, all papers supply the same conceptual and methodological framework resting on a standard definition of industry functionality mixed with qualitative and quantitative analyses resting on new and superior fee information. during this approach, the booklet is ready to mix research of the Babylonian interval with related paintings at the Roman, Early-and overdue Medieval and Early smooth interval.



Bringing jointly enter from assyriologists, old historians, fiscal historians and economists, this quantity might be an important analyzing for all people with an curiosity in historic historical past, monetary historical past and economics.

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