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Industrial policy
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1. Definition

Industrial policy refers to all measures taken by those in authority to project and promote industrial trades and crafts. Industrial policymakers included states and state confederacies, but also cities and leagues of cities. There were th…

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Reininghaus, Wilfried, “Industrial policy”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_020196>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20190124



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