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From Allard to Chaptal: The Search for an Institutional Formula for French Industrialization, 1791–1804

Jeff Horn

in The Path Not Taken: French Industrialization in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083522
eISBN:
9780262275705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083522.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter investigates French administrative attempts to develop institutions capable of fostering industrialization in the context of Revolutionary politics. Ideology was at the heart of ... More


Divergence, Convergence, and the French Path to Industrial Development after 1750

Jeff Horn

in The Path Not Taken: French Industrialization in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083522
eISBN:
9780262275705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083522.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter sets out the book’s three main arguments. The first is that the late eighteenth-century French state attempted to emulate most of what policy makers understood as the English model of ... More


La patrie en danger: Industrial Policy in the Year II

Jeff Horn

in The Path Not Taken: French Industrialization in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083522
eISBN:
9780262275705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083522.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the development and implementation of industrial policy in the Year II in order to illustrate the trials and tribulations involved in the unprecedentedly thorough French ... More


Coalitions and Competition: Entrepreneurs and Workers React to the New Industrial Environment

Jeff Horn

in The Path Not Taken: French Industrialization in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083522
eISBN:
9780262275705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083522.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses how entrepreneurs and laborers responded to state industrial policies in the first three decades of the nineteenth century. Both groups rejected passive acceptance of top-down ... More


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