Technology, Skills and the Pre-modern Economy in the East and the West – Jan Luiten van Zanden, Maarten Prak, Stephan R

Technology, Skills and the Pre-modern Economy in the East and the West – Jan Luiten van Zanden, Maarten Prak, Stephan R. Epstein
BRILL | 2013 | PDF

Technology, Skills and the Pre-Modern Economy investigates, through regional studies and paired comparisons, how technological skills and knowledge were reproduced and disseminated in the advanced agrarian societies of China, India, Russia and Europe in the centuries before the Industrial Revolution.