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The English Patents Of Monopoly

Author : Carroll Taney Bond
ISBN : 9781584776239
Genre : Business & Economics
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Reprint of the 1906 edition. This study of English monopolies is divided into two sections. The first is a political history of English monopolies from 1559 to 1640. The second looks the effect Royal licenses had on the organization and development of different industries. Enriched with 100 pages of source documents, this oft-cited treatise remains a standard work.

Inventing The Industrial Revolution

Author : Christine MacLeod
ISBN : 0521893992
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This book examines the development of the English patent system and its relationship with technical change during the period between 1660 and 1800, when the patent system evolved from an instrument of royal patronage into one of commercial competition among the inventors and manufacturers of the Industrial Revolution. It analyses the legal and political framework within which patenting took place and gives an account of the motivations and fortunes of patentees, who obtained patents for a variety of purposes beyond the simple protection of an invention. It includes the first in-depth attempt to gauge the reliability of the patent statistics as a measure of inventive activity and technical change in the early part of the Industrial Revolution, and suggests that the distribution of patents is a better guide to the advance of capitalism than to the centres of inventive activity. It also queries the common assumption that the chief goal of inventors was to save labour, and examines contemporary criticism of the patent system in the light of the changing conceptualisation of invention among natural scientists and political economists.


Author : Charles Howard McIlwain
ISBN : 9781584775508
Genre : Law
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McIlwain, Charles Howard. Constitutionalism: Ancient and Modern. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1940. ix, 162 pp. Reprint available June 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-550-5. Cloth. $75. * Upon publication The Law Quarterly Review praised this book, noting that "great learning is manifest in these pages" (cited in Marke). McIlwain [1871-1968] examines of the rise of constitutionalism from the "democratic strands" in the works of Aristotle and Cicero through the transitional moment between the medieval and the modern eras. He concludes with a discussion of the forces of despotism that were threatening constitutionally based individual freedom in the 1930s. One of the twentieth century's most distinguished scholars of Anglo-American constitutional history, McIlwain was Eaton Professor of the Science of Government in Harvard University and the author of The High Court of Parliament and Its Supremacy (1910) and The American Revolution: A Constitutional Interpretation (1924). Both of these are available as Lawbook Exchange reprints.

Library Of Congress Catalogs

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Harvard Economic Studies

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Book Review Digest

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ISBN : UIUC:30112013681827
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Monographic Series

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Harvard Economic Studies Volume Xlviii British International Gold Movements And Banking Policy 1881 1913

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American Book Publishing Record

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Dictionary Catalog Of The Research Libraries Of The New York Public Library 1911 1971

Author : New York Public Library. Research Libraries
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