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But other testimony supports the technical explanation. The Briey ore beds lay below the water table and dipped in such a way that natural drainage could not be used. " In 1896, however, the need for larger ore production became imperative; by 1899 a new process for handling the water was installed, and thereafter development was very rapid. 39 We shall return to Lorraine iron ore later, once in connection with finance and again on the subject of war. 40 But it was quickly made up. For France as a whole, in 1873 pig-iron production matched earlier all-time highs.

See Comite des Forges, La Siderurgie franyaise ( 1920 ), p. 23. 0 In addition to Habakkuk, among them may be cited Gerschenkron, "Social Attitudes" (1953), p. 11; Bettelheim, Bilan de l'economie franyaise (1947), pp. 143-147; Walter, "Developpement economique de Ia France" ( 1957), p. 40. 7 For the fullest statement, see Chardonnet, L'£conomie franyaise ( 1958 ), vol. I, chap. i. d. (post-1945), but the entire document seems to be a brief for rights in the Ruhr. 8 For a dissent in 1835, see Tocqueville's conversation with the French consul at Liverpool, M.

35 During the period up to 1896 there was, first, general stagnation and, second, lack of iron ore until the development of the Thomas process and the expansion of French Lorraine minette iron. 36 One argument made against coal scarcity as a handicap to steel production is worth examination here. Pitts alleges that the slow development of French iron and steel, which we have had occasion just now to question, was not because of a lack of coal but because of the reluctance of family firms to maximize profits.

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