Thinking about the Industrial Revolution
AbstractArgues that the Industrial Revolution is best conceptualized as having grown out of a process that began millennia earlier, and became possible only when the European populations were able to escape from the Malthusian trap which constrained their growth in prior centuries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Munich in its series Articles by John Komlos with number 30.
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Publication status: published in Journal of European Economic History, 1989, 191-206
Industrial Revolution; Malthusian Trap;
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