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The Agrarian East

Edgar Melton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History; Industrial History. 12670 words.

This chapter deals with the vast territories east of the Elbe river, including Poland–Lithuania, the Czech lands, Brandenburg–Prussia, and Russia. There are two primary and interlocking...

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Manufacturing

Markus Küpker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History; Industrial History. 15126 words.

Industry was the most dynamic sector of the European economy in the early modern period, during which it was characterized by both specialization and diversification. This chapter explores...

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Science and Technology in Postwar Europe

Andrew Jamison.

in The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Industrial History. 9417 words.

In the decades that have followed World War II, science and technology have come to play ever more central roles in the lives and life worlds of Europeans. Indeed, in the twenty-first...

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