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The Financial Revolution In England: A Study In The Development Of Public Credit, 1688 1756
Originally published in 1967, this work offers a detailed reconstruction of government borrowing during the first half of the 18th century. Utilizing a range of documentary sources, the author defines the nature of financial problems faced in the period and analyzes in detail the methods adopted to overcome them. Topics covered include government short- and long-term ...more
Unknown Binding, 580 pages
Published 1993 by Gregg Revivals
(first published 1967)
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This book reminds me of what historians should have done: using simple but precise literary style to portray the past to the unenlightened readers. In this study, Dickson introduces us to a much ignored revolution in England - an evolution that changed the world nevertheless: the Financial Revolution. From the Dutch model to the Franco-English rivalry, Dickson told a story, with evidence, of how the Financial Revolution had come to take shape, and how it contributed to the much remembered ...more
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