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Unformatted text preview: 9/10 19 th Century Europe cont. 9/8 on 17 th and 18 th Century Europe in short cont. Economy • Trade o Defining modern is tricky Depends on the focus Creation of a world economy • The end of the 15 th Century is the beginning of modern or milestone towards modern o Global market is created and solidified England grows to the top of the world economy and trade • Dutch and French are big players • Spanish are pushed out of the trade 18 th Century the British and the Dutch have economies that depend on trade centrally (agriculture is still larger but not necessarily more potent) Trading cities • Bordeaux, cadiz, Venice, Genoa, Marsailles o Central Europe The edge is more trading Depended still on fairs • Lyons and Frankford o BLANNING READING • Manufacturing o Primarily local Manufacturing eg. Blacksmith Small workshops Luxury goods Common goods Guilds o “The Putting Out System” entrepenuer becomes a middle man • giving households raw materials...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2008 for the course HISE 317 taught by Professor Bernstein during the Fall '08 term at Tulane.
- Fall '08