An historical geography of Europe, 1500-1840 / N.J.G. Pounds.

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  • Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press 1979
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xvi, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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  • 0521223792
  • 9780521223799
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Incomplete contents Europe in the early sixteenth century -- The population of Europe from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries -- The pattern of cities -- Agriculture from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries -- Manufacturing and mining -- The pattern of trade -- Europe on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
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  • Online version:: Pounds, Norman John Greville. Historical geography of Europe, 1500-1840. Cambridge [Eng.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979
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  • English
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An historical geography of Europe, 1500-1840 / Norman John Greville Pounds.

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Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1980
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1 online resource (456 pages)
ISBN
  • 9780511735530
  • 0511735537
  • 9780521223799
  • 0521223792
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of maps and diagrams ; List of abbreviations ; Preface ; 1 Europe in the early sixteenth century ; The physical scene; The physical regions of Europe; Forest; Nationalism and the political map; Population; The urban pattern; Agriculture and rural conditions; Settlement; Manufacturing and mining; Textile industries; The leather industries; Metal industries; Trade; Economic growth
  • 2 The population of Europe from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries Population and food supply; Crises of disease; War and mortality; Social conditions and population growth; Population structure and migration; Refugee movements; The growth of the population; France; The Low Countries; Germany; Switzerland and Austria; Scandinavia; Eastern Europe; Balkan peninsula; Italy; Iberian peninsula; Conclusion; 3 The pattern of cities
  • Urban development in the sixteenth centuryEarly modern urbanism; Urban planning; The function and size of towns; Urban food supply; The industrial city; Urban crafts; 4 Agriculture from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries ; Land tenure; The peasantry; Other food crops; Viticulture; The olive; Industrial crops; Tools and equipment; Land-use; Forests; Pastoralism; The new agriculture; Agricultural regions; 5 Manufacturing and mining ; The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
  • The prelude to industrialisationThe Industrial Revolution; Rural and urban industry; Textile industries; The Low Countries; France; Central Europe; Southern Europe; Luxury fabrics; Consumer good industries; The metal industries; Ironworking; Diffusion of technology; Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries; The new technology; Shipbuilding; The mining industries; Coal-mining; The non-ferrous metals; 6 The pattern of trade ; External trade; The Mediterranean; The Baltic; The Atlantic; Internal trade; Markets and fairs; Transport and travel
  • European trade at the end of the eighteenth centuryThe northern trade; The southern trade; 7 Europe on the eve of the Industrial Revolution ; Population; France; The Low Countries; Germany; Scandinavia; Southern Europe; Eastern and south-eastern Europe; The population map; Rates of population growth; Urban growth; The industrial town; The pre-industrial urban scene; Agriculture; Animal husbandry; Agricultural production; Manufacturing industries; Industrial technology; Coalfields; The iron industry; Non-ferrous metal industries
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