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Growth in a Traditional Society:
The French Countryside, 1450-1815
Philip T. Hoffman

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction3
Ch. 1Peasants, Historians, and Economic Growth12
Ch. 2Common Rights and the Village Community21
Ch. 3Labor Markets, Rental Markets, and Credit in the Local Economy35
Ch. 4Agricultural Productivity in France, 1450-178981
Ch. 5Explaining Productivity in a Traditional Economy143
Ch. 6Conclusion193
Appendix A: The Methods and Sources Used with the Notre Dame Sample206
Appendix B: Measuring TFP with Other Samples of Leases238
Appendix C: The Economics of Urban Fertilizer266
Appendix D: Hedonic Wage Regressions268
Notes273
Sources and Bibliography345
Index355

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