European Economic History



Spring 2014

HIEU 2051

European Economic History

John James

This course examines European economic development from 1000 AD to World War II, focusing on the evolution of economic institutions from feudalism through the middle ages to the modern era and the early twentieth century.  The principal texts are François Crouzet, A History of the European Economy, 1000-2000, and Gregory Clark, A Farewell to Alms, supplemented by additional readings available on Collab.  No prerequisites either in history or economics are required.  Format will be lectures.  Course requirements-- midterm exam and a final exam.



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University of Virginia
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Charlottesville, VA 22904



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