Mastering the Market

Mastering the Market
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The State and the Grain Trade in Northern France, 1700 1860
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ISBN-13:
9780521628891
Einband:
Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
18.07.2007
Seiten:
356
Autor:
Judith A. Miller
Gewicht:
547 g
Format:
229x152x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch

Inhaltsverzeichnis
List of figures and tables; Abbreviations; Old Regime weights and measures for wheat; Acknowledgements; Introduction - two crises: 1709 and 1853; Part I. The Market of the Enlightenment, 1720-1789: 1. The structure of mill and market; 2. Simulated sales: shaping supply and demand in the Old Regime marketplace; 3. Scripting 'free' trade; 4. Narrowing the focus: bakers and bread, 1760-1789; Part II. Maximum: Feeding France in Revolution and War: 5. 1789: municipal revolutions and the origins of radicalism; 6. Unity and interests; 7. Recreating the market: Thermidor and the directory; Part III. The State Learns, 1800-1860: 8. The last maximum: 1812; 9. The routines of the restoration; 10. Relinquishing control: bakers and the end of the Paris reserve; 11. The market mastered; Archival sources; Selected bibliography; Index.
Beschreibung
Throughout the eighteenth and early nineteeenth centuries, French regimes developed strategies to control the crucial grain trade.

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