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An economic theory of the feudal system towards a model of the Polish economy, 1500-1800 by Witold Kula

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Published by Verso in London .
Written in English


  • Feudalism -- Poland -- History,
  • Land tenure -- Poland -- History,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Poland -- History,
  • Poland -- Economic conditions

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Edition Notes

StatementWitold Kula ; translated by Lawrence Garner.
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23785382M
ISBN 100860918513

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  Witold Kula has made one the first serious efforts to propose an economic theory of the particular rationality governing production in a feudal agrarian system. An Economic Theory of the Feudal System: Towards a Model of the Polish Economy, by Witold Kula; NLB, London; pp (Translated by Lawrence Carner from the Italian edition; original publication in Polish in ) THE celebrated Dobb-Sweezy contro-versyl was concerned with the transi-tion from feudalism to capitalism in.   Pryor, F. L.- Feudalism as an Economic System This review essay discusses recent books on feudalism by Perry Anderson, John Critchley, Rodney Hilton, and Witold Kula. Its purpose is to provide an overview to a number of approaches toward the economic aspects of feudalism and to indicate promising directions in this field for comparative economists. To this end, four major Cited by: 4. Economics of Feudalism Ranjit Sau An Economic Theory of the Feudal System: Towards a Model of the Polish Economy, by Witold Kula; NLB, London; pp (Translated by Lawrence Carner from the Italian edition; original publication in Polish in ) investments of a manufacturing nature, the problems related to the productive or non-productive utilisation of the.

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