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HIS 235 Topics in Economics History: European (ECO 214)

The purpose of this course is to study economic issues in European history. A substantial part of the course is devoted to the Industrial Revolution. What caused the Industrial Revolution and why did it occur in England? What effects did it have on living standards? Other topics will vary, but may include: agriculture, demography, Poor Laws, the Great Depression, and the gold standard. Fall semester when offered.


  Prerequisite: None.


Credits: 1