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Economic History

  • Philosophy and Political Economyby James Bonar

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00

    This classic text, first published in 1893, was the first attempt to present a view of the relations of philosophy and economics through the whole of their history. In tracing the history of this relationship the author begins by examining the work of the ancient philosophers and continues with the followers of the theory of natural law. He then explores... more...

  • Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciencesby Bernard S. Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    This title, first published in 1989, is an in-depth biographical dictionary of the Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences from 1969 to 1988. Each biographical entry includes a segment on the foundations of their career in the economic sciences, summaries of their most notable discoveries and ideas and other notable contributions. Each entry also includes... more...

  • An Introduction to Post-Keynesian and Marxian Theories of Value and Priceby Peter M. Lichtenstein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 140.00

    Peter M. Lichtenstein believes that any social-economic theory of capitalism must begin with a theory of value and price. Dismissing the neoclassical school, he turns to post-Keynesian and Marxian economics with their coherent and consistent theories of value and price based on concrete objective circumstances. The development of these theories in... more...

  • British Economists and the Empireby John Cunningham Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    This study, first published in 1983, is primarily concerned with what the British economists over the period 1860 to 1914 wrote on a range of economic and non-economic aspects of the British Empire, and the reasons for their conclusions. The attempt is also made to correct the view that mainstream British economists after 1860 were antithetical to... more...

  • Themes in Value and Distributionby Krishna Bharadwaj

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    The essays in this volume, first published in 1989, seek to re-examine an important area of economic theory: value and distribution. In a sustained and analytical critique, two principle methodological approaches are compared and distinguished: the Classical or ?surplus-based? theories and the demand-and-supply-based equilibrium (DSE) theories. Although... more...

  • Measuring Wellbeingby Giovanni Vecchi

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 97.99

    The book recounts the evolution of the wellbeing of the Italians - from rags to riches - over the last hundred and fifty years. Giovanni Vecchi blends economic ideas with newly-constructed historical statistics on a footing which accounts for the historical context. more...

  • Histoire mondiale de la spéculation financière de de 1700 à nos jours de Charles P. Kindlebergerby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Outre l'analyse qu'il fournit des crises financières, ce livre se distingue par la méthodologie revendiquée par Kindleberger. Ce professeur du M.I.T. se définit comme « un économiste qui utilise l'histoire, et non un historien de l'économie : [...] j'ai le souci de me servir de l'histoire... more...

  • Theory and Method of Evolutionary Political Economyby Hardy Hanappi; Savvas Katsikides; Manuel Scholz-Wäckerle

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The world is in turmoil, the dynamics of political economy seem to have entered a phase where a ?return to normal? cannot be expected. Since the financial crisis, conventional economic theory has proven itself to be rather helpless and political decision makers have become suspicious about this type of economic consultancy. This book offers a different... more...

  • Ökonomen auf einen Blickby Lars Wächter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.14

    Dieses Handbuch bietet sowohl einen Einstieg als auch einen Überblick zu Leben, Werk und Wirkung bedeutender Ökonomen der Vergangenheit und der Gegenwart - von antiken Vordenkern der Ökonomie bis hin zu Wirtschaftsnobelpreisträgern. Dabei werden auch Ökonomen abseits der ?Mainstream-Ökonomie? beleuchtet. Die Artikel klären erste Fragen zur Person,... more...

  • Friedrich List: Politisches Mosaikby Eugen Wendler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 27.09

    Das Buch beschäftigt sich eingehend mit den politischen Aspekten von Lists Wirken und widmet sich außerdem umfassend historischen Fragestellungen.Es enthält eine Reihe bisher unveröffentlichter Briefe an und von List sowie weitere unbekannte Dokumente, die zeitlich eingeordnet und soweit erforderlich und möglich kommentiert wurden. Somit erweist... more...