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The Fruits Revolution: Property Rights, Litigation and French Agriculture (1700-1860)

Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent (1990) The Fruits Revolution: Property Rights, Litigation and French Agriculture (1700-1860). Journal of Economic History, 50 (2). pp. 438-440. ISSN 0022-0507.

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Presents a study which attempted to evaluate the French Revolution by examining the political economy of drainage and irrigation. Reason for the lack of investment in agriculture prior to the revolution; Transaction costs involved with improving land; Empirical study of drainage in Normandy from 1700 to 1860.

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Additional Information:© 1990 Economic History Association. This dissertation was completed in 1988 in the division of Humanities and Social Sciences of the California Institute of Technology under the supervision of Philip T. Hoffman. I hold great debts to Lance E. Davis and Louis W. Wilde for advice and criticism all along the way. This research was supported by travel grants from the California Institute of Technology, a John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Fellowship, and a Sloan Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.
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Official Citation:Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent. 1990. “The Fruits of Revolution: Property Rights, Litigation, and French Agriculture, 1700-1860”. The Journal of Economic History 50 (2). Cambridge University Press: 438–40.
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