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Distant tyranny : markets, power, and backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800

Author: Regina Grafe
Publisher: Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Series: Princeton economic history of the Western world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a reassessment of the haphazard and regionally diverse process of state formation and market integration in early modern Spain, showing how local and regional agency paradoxically led to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Grafe
ISBN: 9780691144849 0691144842
OCLC Number: 804681407
Description: xvii, 291 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments vii Preface ix Chapter 1: M arkets and States 1 Chapter 2: Tracing the Market: The Empirical Challenge 38 Chapter 3: Bacalao: A New Consumer Good Takes on the Peninsula 52 Chapter 4: The Tyranny of Distance: Transport and Markets in Spain 80 Chapter 5: D istant Tyranny: The Historic Territories 116 Chapter 6: D istant Tyranny: The Power of Urban Republics 165 Chapter 7: M arket Growth and Governance in Early Modern Spain 190 Chapter 8: C enter and Peripheries 213 Conclusions 241 A Note on the Sources 247 Bibliography 251 Index 281
Series Title: Princeton economic history of the Western world.
Responsibility: Regina Grafe.

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Winner of the 2013 Gyorgy Ranki Biennial Prize, Economic History Association "An economic historian of early modern Spain and its empire, Grafe examines Spain from 1650 to 1800 through a Read more...

 
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