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The disordered police state : German cameralism as science and practice / Andre Wakefield.

By: Wakefield, Andre.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, c2009Description: x, 226 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226870205 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226870200 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Mercantile system -- Germany -- History -- 17th century | Mercantile system -- Germany -- History -- 18th century | Science and state -- Germany -- HistoryDDC classification: Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Bad cameralists and disordered police states -- Science and silver for the Kammer -- The knowledge factory -- The cameralist and the ironworks -- Useless sciences, fashionable sciences -- Conclusion : don't believe everything you read -- Appendix 1: Average annual silver production in Central Europe, 1545-1800 -- Appendix 2: Acquisition history of selected mining books in Göttingen -- Appendix 3: Friedrich Casimir Medicus's unpublished proposal for a Faculty of state administration at the University of Ingolstadt.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-218) and index.

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