- AN APPLICATION OF KRUGMAN’S THEORY
V. EszterhaiEötvös Loránd University
Received: 15 September, 2006. Accepted: 22 June, 2007.
The study of empires’ development has prided itself on great traditions in historical sciences. However, understanding the development courses meets difficulties if the geographical environment is disregarded. In my opinion, with the help of studying the geographical environment and also Krugman’s economic geographical theory, a more complex understanding of empires’ history can be obtained.
empire, centre, periphery, trading periphery, cyclical development
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