An Introduction to English Economic History and Theory - Vol. 2

An Introduction to English Economic History and Theory - Vol. 2

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An Introduction to English Economic History and Theory - Vol. 2

An Introduction to English Economic History and Theory - Vol. 2

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The delay in the preparation of the second instalment of this work has been due, partly to the pressure of new and engrossing duties, partly to the difficulties of the task. The book was originally intended to be little more than a compilation; although in the course of writing even the first part some little fresh investigation seemed advisable. But on attempting to put together material for a second part, it soon became apparent that the necessary foundations had not been laid, in the shape of satisfactory modern treatises on the several portions of the subject. I have therefore been obliged in large measure to do my own work of excavation; and not only to generalize from given facts, but also to collect the facts for myself.

The first five chapters present what are in the main independent conclusions based upon the original authorities. I regret that I have not been able in every instance to draw my citations directly from the sources themselves. The conditions under which the book has been written, -- a great part of it in a remote "summer resort" in the province of Quebec, several hundred . . .

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