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State Corporatism and Proto-Industry: The Wurttemberg Black Forest, 1580 1797 Sheilagh Ogilvie

State Corporatism and Proto-Industry: The Wurttemberg Black Forest, 1580 1797

Sheilagh Ogilvie

Published April 20th 2006
ISBN : 9780521025843
Paperback
540 pages
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State Corporatism and Proto-Industry focuses on the WUrttemberg worsted industry, an example of a proto-industry that arose in many parts of Europe preceding factory industrialization. It has been argued that these proto-industries broke downMoreState Corporatism and Proto-Industry focuses on the WUrttemberg worsted industry, an example of a proto-industry that arose in many parts of Europe preceding factory industrialization. It has been argued that these proto-industries broke down traditional society but this book suggests otherwise. With the help of the state, corporate institutions such as merchant companies and rural guilds, regulated every aspect of rural life and thus profoundly shaped early modern European economic, demographic and social development.