SHS Web Conf.
Volume 57, 2018The 10th Jubilee Scientific Conference – InfoGlob 2018
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Sustainable Development and Socio-Economic Development|
|Published online||26 November 2018|
Development of knowledge in the pre-industrial era – a historical perspective
University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Economics, Macroeconomics Department, 119/121 Armii Krajowej St., 81-824 Sopot, Poland
2 University of Gdańsk, Confucius Institute, 80-952 Gdańsk, Bażyńskiego 1a, Poland
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Knowledge is the source of a progress in a modern economy. This progress, however, was not sustainable or even as rapid in the past as it is today. The article explains the evolution of knowledge over the ages: how it was manifested and what its influence was on the economy and on society in the pre-industrial era – up until the industrial revolution and the dissemination of capitalism.
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