A Comparison of Industrial Growth in France and England from 1540 to 1640: III

@article{Nef1936ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Industrial Growth in France and England from 1540 to 1640: III},
  author={J. Nef},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  year={1936},
  volume={44},
  pages={643 - 666}
}
  • J. Nef
  • Published 1936
  • Journal of Political Economy
ETWEEN the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, in I452, and the death of Francis Bacon, in i626, there was a remarkable development in Europe of industries like printing and tobacco-rolling, which were entirely novel; of others like the making of paper, soap, sugar, and gunpowder, for which the demand had been slight; and of still others like the making of alum, for which Europe had been mainly dependent upon the older civilizations in the Near and the Far East. While none of these "new" manufactures… Expand
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