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Author Hutchison, Ragnhild
Title In the Doorway to Development : An Enquiry into Market Oriented Structural Changes in Norway Ca. 1750-1830
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2012
©2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (258 pages)
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Series Library of Economic History Ser. ; v.3
Library of Economic History Ser
Note Intro -- In the Doorway to Development -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Weights, Measures and Currencies -- List of Tables, Figures, Maps and Illustrations -- 1. Introduction -- 1. Hypothesis -- 2. Structure -- 3. Theory -- 4. Historiography of Consumption in the Early Modern Period -- 5. The Methods Used -- 6. The Sources: Their Possibilities and Challenges -- 2. Politics, Population and Production: Norway at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century -- 1. Politics -- 2. Population and Social Groups -- 2.1 Social Differentiation -- 3. Production -- 3.1 Agriculture -- 3.2 The Export Trades -- 3.3 Pre-Industrial Manufacturing -- 4. Imports -- 5. Financial System -- 6. Conclusion -- 3. The Development of an Internal Market in Pre-Industrial Norway -- 1. Internal Market Formation -- 2. Signs of Market Integration -- 3. The Process of Market Integration -- 3.1 Transportation Infrastructure -- 3.2 Jurisdictional Change: The Opening of Trade -- 3.3 New Retail Forms: Guesthouses and Rural Shops -- 4. Conclusion -- 4. Rural Households' Allocation of Resources and Material Wealth -- 1. Norwegian Rural Farmers' Annual Budget -- 1.1 Incomes -- 1.2 Expenditures -- 2. Material Wealth Seen through Probate Inventories -- 2.1 Wealth Disparities as Seen Using Probate Inventories -- 2.2 Material Wealth Tied Up in Goods -- 3. General Trends -- 4. Conclusion -- 5. Changing Trends in Housing, Furnishings and Smaller Household Goods -- 1. Comfort -- 1.1 Housing -- 1.2 Furnishings -- 1.3 Smaller Household Goods -- 2. How were the Changes Possible? -- 2.1 Predictability and Security: Taxation and Rents -- 2.2 Breakability -- 3. Social and Economic Consequences -- 4. Conclusion -- 6. Bites, Nibbles, Sips and Puffs: New Foodstuffs in Rural Norway -- 1. From Proteins to Carbohydrates -- 2. The Spread of Exotic Goods -- 2.1 Sugar and Chocolate -- 2.2 Coffee and Tea
2.3 Tobacco -- 2.4 Share of Wages Spent on Exotic Goods -- 2.5 Norwegian Exotic Goods Consumption Compared -- 3. The Circumstances of the Consumption -- 4. Conclusion -- 7. Conclusion: The Slow but Safe Path to a Market Economy -- Bibliography -- Index
Drawing on literature such as the industrious revolution and consumer revolution, this book is a thorough study of the economic and structural changes taking place in the Norwegian economy prior to the Industrial revolution
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hutchison, Ragnhild In the Doorway to Development : An Enquiry into Market Oriented Structural Changes in Norway Ca. 1750-1830 Leiden : BRILL,c2012 9789004214446
Subject Economic development -- Norway -- History.;Norway -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.;Norway -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.;Norway -- Commerce -- History
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