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Lucia Pradella – – Historical Materialism 21 2: It attracted immense critical attention from the first, partly because it touched a nerve among economic historians of his era, many of whom were vexed as much by its contemporary political ramifications as they were by its implications for economic history 2. Based on what he wrote, one can define mercantilism as a set of policies, regulations and laws, developed over the sixteenth through the eighteen centuries, to support the rising nation states hecksvher Atlantic Europe by subordinating private economic behavior to national purposes.

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If all goes according to plan, in the year — the first year of the next century — he will publish The Early Modern Atlantic Economy Cambridge, England: In reality there was never any such thing as laissez-faire.

At the end of a devastatingly horrendous century of world wars, hot and cold, perhaps we can better assess Heckscher — and mercantilism — less in the shadows of fascism and communism and more for the monumental work of scholarship that it was heckscyer is.

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Email alerts New issue alert. Heckscher strove simply and successfully to spell out the premises and workings of mercantilism the doctrine as it developed over time.

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He has written many books and articles on the economic history of the early modern Atlantic World. Originally published as Merkantilisment: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. With hated capitalism under attack from the bastions of academe, mercantilism suffered the even worse face of being ignored. Heckscher, in detailing the origins, development and workings of mercantilism, may have sounded a bit too triumphalist a note but the simple fact is that mercantilism accomplished what it proponents promised.


The richer the nation, the stronger the nation; the stronger the nation, the better for every member of that kingdom. Foremost among such efforts is Magnusson Eli Filip Heckscher 24 November — 23 December was a Swedish political economist and economic historian.

Europe Time Period s: Citing articles via Google Scholar. A strong nation benefited all of its people, especially those who engaged in overseas trade.


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