An Economic and social history of the Netherlands, 1800-1920 : demographic, economic, and social transition
This is a comprehensive account of Dutch history in the 'long' nineteenth century, examining population and health, the economy, and socio-political history. This book will be of central importance to Dutch specialists, as well as European historians more generally.
Print Book, English, 2000
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000
XV, 399 p. : il., gràf., taules ; 24 cm
List of plates; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; General introduction; Part I. Demography and the Health of the Nation: 1. Demographic indicators; 2. The condition of the people: public health, diet and nutrition; Part II. Economic Transition: Introduction; 3. Economic performance and industrialization: the Dutch debate; 4. Factor inputs: labour, capital, materials; 5. Economic influences: entrepreneurship, technology and government policy; 6. Sectoral analysis; 7. Features of demand; 8. Economic transition: conclusion; Part III. Social Transition: State, Society, Individual and Nation: Introduction; 9. Authority and representation: the citizen and the state; 10. Education and welfare: empowerment and protection; 11. Loyal subjects: state formation and nation formation; 12. Social groups; General conclusion; Bibliography; Index.