Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
The Rise of the Western World

The Rise of the Western World
A New Economic History

$25.99 (G)

  • Date Published: July 1976
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521290999

$ 25.99 (G)

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:

Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact providing details of the course you are teaching.

Product filter button
About the Authors
  • First published in 1973, this is a radical interpretation, offering a unified explanation for the growth of Western Europe between 900 A. D. and 1700, providing a general theoretical framework for institutional change geared to the general reader.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity


    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?


    Product details

    • Date Published: July 1976
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521290999
    • length: 180 pages
    • dimensions: 227 x 151 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.26kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Theory and Overview:
    1. The issue
    2. The overview
    Part II. 900–1500:
    3. Property rights in land and man
    4. Economic conditions at the end of the Early Middle Ages
    5. The High Middle Ages: a fronier movement
    6. Thirteenth-century Europe
    7. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries
    Part III. 1500–1700:
    8. Fiscal policy and property rights
    9. The Early Modern period
    10. France and Spain - the also-rans
    11. The Netherlands and successful economic growth
    12. England

  • Authors

    Douglass C. North

    Robert Paul Thomas

Related Books

also by this author

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner Please see the permission section of the catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×
warning icon

Turn stock notifications on?

You must be signed in to your Cambridge account to turn product stock notifications on or off.

Sign in Create a Cambridge account arrow icon

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.


Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.