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The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France 1770-1840

The Contribution of Pierre-Francois Tubeuf

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The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France 1770-1840 by Gwynne Lewis
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Drawing upon a wealth of documentation, Gwynne Lewis's story of one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs in modern French history examines Pierre-Francois Tubeuf's contribution to the development of industry in France. Professor Lewis explores the relationship between seigneurial, proto-industrial, and modern forms of capitalism in the Cevennes region of south-eastern France in the eighteenth century, and demonstrates the international scope of proto-industrialization. A subtle, scholarly study, it unravels the complex problems associated with the impact of the French Revolution on the processes of modern French capitalism, and traces the responses of a wide variety of individuals, including Tubeuf and his greatest rival, the Marechal de Castries. He examines the epic struggle of these two powerful men for control of the rich coal-mines of the region, and their legacy to succeeding generations.
Release date NZ
March 25th, 1993
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
line figures, maps, tables
Imprint
Clarendon Press
Pages
350
Dimensions
144x223x26
ISBN-13
9780198228950
Product ID
2245405

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