The Mechanics of Modernity in Europe and East Asia: Institutional Origins of Social Change and Stagnation
Routledge, 2004年8月2日 - 256 頁
Why, from the eighteenth century onwards, did some countries embark on a path of sustained economic growth, while others stagnated? This text looks at the kind of institutions that are required in order for change to take place, and Ringmar concludes that for sustained development to be possible, change must be institutionalized. Taking a global view, Ringmar investigates the implications of his conclusion on issues facing the developing world today.
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Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson 12 Pacific Centuries Pacific and Pacific Rim
economic history since the 16th century Edited by Dennis O.Flynn, Lionel Frost
and A.J.H.Latham 13 The Premodern Chinese Economy Structural equilibrium
There is a long and famous list of Chinese inventions which all were made well in
advance of similar inventions in Europe.36 Yet the mere existence of this
technology never allowed China to develop in the European fashion. Or consider
... Francis Bacon was quick to take credit on behalf of his contemporaries for the
invention of the printing press, gunpowder, and the compass, all three were of
course Chinese inventions, long in use by the time the first Europeans arrived.
To a contemporary observer such as John Stuart Mill the reasons for the
backwardness of China were quite obvious.6 Although the Chinese once had
achieved many great things, they had grown conservative over the years and lost
The Chinese had been engaged in similar discoveries throughout South and
Southeast Asia, and in the fifteenth century they travelled as far as to the eastern
coast of Africa.18 By the fifteenth century, however, all such explorations had ...