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  • Economic Careersby Keith Tribe

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    In this volume fourteen senior economists describe their early introduction to the study of economics and their contribution to the development of academic economics in Britain. With experience covering a period stretching from the mid 1920s to the late 1960s, many of the contributors not only provide an insight into the role of university disciplines... more...

  • An Economic History of London 1800-1914by Professor Michael Ball; David T Sunderland

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    In 1800 London was already the largest city in the world, and over the course of the next century its population grew rapidly, reaching over seven million by 1914. Historians have often depicted London after the Industrial Revolution as an industrial backwater that declined into the mass exploitation of labour through 'sweating', dominated by City... more...

  • Classical Macroeconomicsby James C.W. Ahiakpor

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    John Maynard Keynes failed to correctly interpret classic economic concepts, and dismissed the classical explanations and conclusions as being irrelevant to the world in which we live. The trauma of the Great Depression and Keynes's changed definition of economic concepts, aided by Eugen Böhm-Bawerk, have made it difficult for modern economists to... more...

  • Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume IIby Peter Groenewegen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This second volume of essays on nineteenth and twentieth century economic thought, complements the first and continues the high standards of scholarship and academic rigour. more...

  • Essays in the History of Economicsby William Henderson; Kirk D. Johnson; Marianne F. Johnson; Warren J. Samuels

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Under the impressive editorship of Warren Samuels et al, this book addresses the state of the history of economic thought today. An important contribution to the study of the history of economics, this eagerly-awaited book will develop an unsurprisingly large following. more...

  • A Critical History of Economicsby John Mills

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 44.00

    John Mills provides a critical survey of the way economics has developed. He argues that the main goal of economics ought to be to show how to achieve a combination of economic growth, full employment, low inflation, avoidance of extreme poverty and sustainability. That it has failed to do so is neither inevitable nor accidental. It has failed because... more...

  • Ancient Economic Thoughtby Betsy Price

    Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the interrelationship between economic practice and religion, ethics and social structure in a number of ancient cultures, including ancient East Indian, Hebraic, Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and emerging European cultures. more...

  • The Economic History of The Netherlands 1914-1995by Jan L. van Zanden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Jan L. van Zanden in The Economic History of the Netherlands 1914-1995 answers these questions. In the first four chapters the long development of the economy is analysed in detail. Central to this part of the book are the rise (and decline) of managerial enterprise; the growth (and fall) of trade unions; and the expansion (and crisis) of the welfare... more...

  • The Anti-Capitalist Dictionaryby David E. Lowes

    Zed Books 2006; US$ 31.95

    This dictionary is an alternative and a counter-balance to the many political dictionaries that ignore or marginalize the history and influence of anti-capitalist movements. It paints a rich picture of the ideas and issues that inform today‘s anti-capitalist activity. Anti-capitalism has existed in many forms and with a variety of names since... more...

  • An Outline of the History of Economic Thoughtby Ernesto Screpanti; Stefano Zamagni

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of economics from its beginnings, at the end of the Middle Ages, up to contemporary developments. It is strong on contemporary theory, providing extensive coverage of the twentieth century, particularly since the Second World War. The second edition has been revised and updated to take... more...