By Colin Heywood

Knowing French financial improvement within the eighteenth and 19th centuries has continually proved a powerful problem for historians. This concise survey is designed to clarify the components of controversy between historians, and to lead the reader throughout the debates. the writer offers succinct surveys of modern findings at the trend of improvement, and at the underlying reasons of that development. He argues that France offers a quietly profitable case of monetary improvement, warding off the large social upheaval skilled in other places in Europe.

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