In discussions on eu pre-modern financial progress, the function of person freedom and of the kingdom has loomed huge. This e-book examines even if other kinds of 'freedoms' (absolutist, parliamentary and republican) brought on diverse financial results, and exhibits the impression of alternative political regimes on long-term improvement. It hence bargains new solutions to debates at the transition from feudalism to capitalism and at the factors of pre-industrial development and divergence.

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