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The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840
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The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840: The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

Gwynne Lewis

Abstract

This story in this is book is about one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs in modern French history. The book examines Pierre-François Tubeuf's contribution to the development of industry in France. The book explores the relationship between seigneurial, proto-industrial, and modern forms of capitalism in the Cévennes region of south-eastern France in the 18th century, and demonstrates the international scope of proto-industrialization. It unravels the complex problems associated with the impact of the French Revolution on the processes of modern French capitalism, and traces the responses of a ... More

Keywords: Entrepreneurs, modern French history, Pierre-François Tubeuf, development of industry, industry in France, forms of capitalism, Cévennes, south-eastern France, 18th century, proto-industrialization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198228950
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228950.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gwynne Lewis, author
University of Warwick