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History of the Grain Trade in France, 1400-1710

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ISBN-10: 1113940298

ISBN-13: 9781113940292

Edition: N/A

Authors: Abbott Payson Usher

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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List price: $41.99
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 426
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Abbott Payson Usher was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard University and the University of Paris. After receiving his Ph.D. from Harvard, he joined the faculties of Cornell University, where he taught economics and economic history from 1914 to 1920, and Harvard, where he served as professor of economics until his retirement in 1949. A historian of technology, Usher helped pioneer the study of industrial technology and its impact on the development of the world economy. He emphasized the role of inventions in technological change, focusing on the historical forces underlying the inventive process rather than viewing inventions as the isolated achievements of gifted…