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Title Europe and the rise of capitalism / edited by Jean Baechler, John A. Hall, and Michael Mann
Published Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1988


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Description iv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Ideas
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Contents Introduction / Ernest Gellner -- European development : approaching a historical explanation / Michael Mann -- States and societies : the miracle in comparative rerspective / John A. Hall -- The origins of modernity : caste and feudality (India, Europe and Japan) / Jean Baechler -- The uniqueness of the East / Chris Wickham -- China as a counterfactual / Mark Elvin -- The Mamlük military system and the blocking of medieval Moslem society / Jean-Claude Garcin -- Islam : a comment / Michael Cook -- The modernization of Japan : why has Japan succeeded in its modernization? / Jacques Mutel -- The Russian case / Alain Besançon -- Political and social structures of the West / Karl Ferdinand Werner -- The cradle of capitalism : the case of England / Alan Macfarlane -- The European tradition in movements of insurrection / René Pillorget -- Republics of merchants in early modern Europe / Peter Burke -- The European family and early industrialization / Peter Laslett
Analysis Asia Economic development, 1400-1800 compared with economic development of Europe, 1400-1800
Europe Economic development, 1400-1800 compared with economic development of Asia, 1400-1800
Notes Based on papers from a symposium organized in September 1985 at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, under the title of "The European miracle," sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council in co-operation with the Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Capitalism -- Asia -- History.
Capitalism -- Europe -- History.
Capitalism -- Asia -- History -- Congresses.
Capitalism -- Asia.
Capitalism -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Capitalism -- Europe.
Asia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Asia -- Economic conditions.
Europe -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Europe -- Economic conditions.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Baechler, Jean.
Hall, John A., 1949-
Mann, Michael, 1942-
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France)
Economic and Social Research Council (Great Britain)
Emmanuel College (University of Cambridge)
LC no. 87012293
ISBN 0631150064
0631169423 (paperback)