The lecture will cover the most important aspects of the European economic development from the turn of the 19th century to the outbreak of the First World War. Topics include the Industrial Revolution, population growth and migration, international trade, the Gold Standard, as well as the economics of nationalism, colonialism and war. In the tutorial, we will discuss key texts and important concepts.
Broadberry, S.; O’Rourke, K. (eds.) (2010). The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe. Cambridge University Press.
Time & venue:
Lectures: Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00; HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 125
Tutorials: Thursdays, 14:00-16:00; HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 220
More information can be found on Moodle.