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By J. K. J. Thomson

ISBN-10: 0511523521

ISBN-13: 9780511523526

ISBN-10: 0521394821

ISBN-13: 9780521394826

ISBN-10: 0521522625

ISBN-13: 9780521522625

This can be a examine of the advance of the early historical past of Barcelona's cotton undefined. It deals either a really good business heritage and an interpretation of significant concerns on the subject of the industrialization of Catalonia and of Europe as an entire. the foremost matters discussed--the explanations of the rise in the course of those years in business funding and the hyperlinks among "proto-industrialization" and industrialization proper--have been mentioned theoretically yet hardly established opposed to ancient event. The ebook therefore represents a huge contribution to the translation of early industrialization and gives a brand new perception into Spanish and Catalonian historical past.

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Vilar's position has been vulnerable because, as noted, thorough though it is on demographic, agricultural and commercial change it does not include material on industry. The most important contribution to filling this gap has been an article by Ramon Grau and Marina Lopez in which a large number of eighteenth-century notarial contracts recording the terms of companies founded within the cotton industry were used to support Vilar's emphasis on the 'manufacturing era'. Grau and Lopez showed that the development of the industry gave rise to important shifts in modes of production whose character they summarize as follows: 'the key word for defining the historical relation between manufacture and industry could be "accumulation"': of capital, in terms of the building up of an innovating, entrepreneurial class and of a 'proletariat', and in the creation of an urban space adapted to the needs of industrial capital.

48 In a second paper Torras has added an additional nuance to explaining these subjective reactions of the two parties in the relationship to each other. Unequal economic development from the eighteenth century, he argues, was constantly reinforcing the extent 47 48 O n the C a t a l a n ideology of h a r d work a n d frugality, see J . Vicens Vives, Noticia de Catalunya (Barcelona, 1954). J. Torras, 'The Old and the New. Marketing Networks and Textile Growth in Eighteenth Century Spain', in M.

Torras, indeed, with this definition in mind, cites the examples of Barcelona's and Reus's (another urban cotton centre) prominence in the early stages of Catalan industrialization as further arguments against the 'protoindustrialization ' thesis. 27 For this reason, in this study the term 'proto-industry' will 26 27 Torras, 'Especializacidn agricola e industria rural'. But see P. Kriedte, 'La ciudad en el proceso de protoindustrializacidn europea', Manuscrits, Revista (THistoria Moderna, 4-5 (1987), pp.

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