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UNU-WIDER The Formation of a Mercantilist State and the Economic Growth of the United Kingdom 1453-1815

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The Formation of a Mercantilist State and the Economic Growth of the United Kingdom 1453-1815

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Research Paper
Volume:
2006/75
Title:
The Formation of a Mercantilist State and the Economic Growth of the United Kingdom 1453-1815
Authors:
Patrick Karl O'Brien
Publication date:
2006
ISSN Web:
1810-2611
ISBN Web:
9291908533
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291908530
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2006
Keywords:
military, sovereignty, mercantilism, political economy, taxation
JEL:
E62, P16, F59
Project:
Institutions for Economic Development: Theory, History and Contemporary Experiences
Sponsor:
The governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida) and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development).
Format:
online

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