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Trade and Empire, 1700-1870

  • Kevin H. O'Rourke, Leandro Prados de la Escosura and Guilllaume Daudin

This paper surveys the rise and fall of the European mercantilist system, and the transition to the modern, well-integrated international economy of the 19th century. It also surveys the literature on the links between trade and economic growth during the period, and on the economic effects of empire.

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  11. O Rourke, Kevin H, 2006. "The worldwide economic impact of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1793 1815," Journal of Global History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 1(01), pages 123-149, March.
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