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Bread, Politics and Political Economy in the Reign of Louis XV

Second Edition

Steven L. Kaplan, Foreword by Sophus A. Reinert

Bread, Politics and Political Economy in the Reign of Louis XV

Second edition of the classic historical study on the political economy of deregulatory reform before the French Revolution

Imprint: Anthem Press
ISBN 9780857285102
September 2015 | 816 Pages | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6 | 11+ bw images
PRICE:  £90.00  /  $145.00  Buy from Amazon.co.uk  Buy from Amazon.com

About This Book

A new edition of Kaplan’s landmark study on eighteenth-century French political economy, reissued with a new Foreword by Sophus A. Reinert. Based on research in all the Parisian depots and more than fifty departmental archives and specialized and municipal libraries, Kaplan’s classic work constitutes a major contribution to the study of the subsistence problem before the French Revolution and the political economy of deregulatory reform. Anthem Press is proud to reissued this pathbreaking work together with a significant new historiographic companion volume by the author, “The Stakes of Regulation: Perspectives on ‘Bread, Politics and Political Economy’ Forty Years Later.”

Readership: This book will be of interest to scholars, graduate students and advanced undergraduates in the fields of history, anthropology, politics, sociology and economics.

Author Information

Steven L. Kaplan is the Goldwin Smith Professor of European History, emeritus at Cornell University.

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