Coal Mining in the Region of Aachen

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Coal Mining in the Region of Aachen

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dc.contributor.author Reckendrees, Alfred
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-02T12:11:31Z
dc.date.available 2014-10-02T12:11:31Z
dc.date.issued 2014-10-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8981
dc.description.abstract In the early 19th century coal mining in the region of Aachen (Prussian Rhine Province) developed to an industrial scale within few decades production was mechanised and new types of industrial organization emerged that allowed for concentration on production and economies of scale. The region hosted two mining areas (the Wurm area and the Inde area) showing rather different patterns of development; while the industry on the Inde was already concentrated at the turn of the century, and industrial modes of production emerged earlier, the industry on the Wurm developed slowly more slowly. Decentralized ownership prohibited scale economics before the mid-1830s. Then, new joint stock companies allowed for concentration of ownership, rationalisation of production and efficient governance. The analysis shows that these different patterns result from different pre-industrial institutional arrangements that were only harmonized during the French occupation of the Rhineland. The ms. containes 189p., 24 figures and maps, 49 tables on regional industrial production. en_US
dc.format.extent 190 en_US
dc.language ger en_US
dc.publisher Munich Personal RePEc Archive. MPRA en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries MPRA Paper;57745
dc.title Coal Mining in the Region of Aachen en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Ledelse, Politik og Filosofi en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort LPF en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort MPP en_US
dc.publisher.city Munich en_US
dc.publisher.year 2014 en_US
dc.title.subtitle 1780-1860 en_US


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