Favorites of fortune: technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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In 1735 he bought estates in Essex, and in 1739 he was elected director of the
Bank; but he died the following year, just after having reached the top.3 Except
for Fauquier, the French refugees — and also Longuet, born in England —
Note that some Huguenots who had found asylum in countries other than
England also invested in English funds. Fourteen persons who resided in the
United Provinces, but had French names, were subscribers to Bank of England
stock in ...
Huguenot holder of Bank shares. From a family of Protestant booksellers of
Lyons, he had settled in Amsterdam after 1685 as a publisher and banker. He
became a denizen of England in 1696 and is likely to have resided there in 1697.
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