French Agriculture 1250-1550: Crisis And Continuity
AbstractBetween 1300 and 1500 the French agricultural economy was subjected to massive demographic, political, fiscal and monetary shocks. Despite these shocks, the seigniorial system of property rights governing the ownership and use of land remained largely unchanged. This paper describes the shocks and analyes the responses to them.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by McGill University, Department of Economics in its series Departmental Working Papers with number 2009-04.
Length: 61 pages
Date of creation: May 2009
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