Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: During the two decades following the Glorious Revolution of 1688 the balance of power in Europe shifted decisively northwards. England and Russia achieved Great Power status for the first time and the Spanish and Portuguese hegemony in world trade was ended. In "War and Economy" D.W. Jones, drawing on extensive original research, attempts to explain how it was that the English economy not only sustained 20 years of constant overseas warfare but emerged immeasurably stronger at the end of it. The story is as complex as it is fascinating: English survival in the 1690's depended on what went on in lonely cottages in Northumberland and Westmorland, and Marlborough's series of victories in the 1700s was materially influenced by events and places as far afield as Brazil and India. The author also shows, and for the first time, what was involved in the mobilization of post-Revolutionary England in a war that involved almost every European nation. The effects of war on national economies are substantial but by no means what the protagonists always expect. This pioneering study of two decades of economic and military turmoil and of fundamental change in England and Europe should prove of equal interest to economic, social and military historians. The book should be of interest to historians and economic historians.
Titolo: War and Economy: In the Age of William III ...
Casa editrice: Blackwell Publishers
Data di pubblicazione: 1988
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Blackwell Publishers, 1988. Condizione libro: Good. First Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP30758810
Descrizione libro Wiley-Blackwell, 1988. Condizione libro: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Codice libro della libreria 6405184
Descrizione libro Blackwell Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Codice libro della libreria GD-034-89-4574604
Descrizione libro Blackwell Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria P020631160698
Descrizione libro Blackwell Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110631160698
Descrizione libro Blackwell Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0631160698