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introduction to economic history

by Norman Scott Brien Gras

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic history,
  • Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEconomic history.
    Statementby N.S.B. Gras ...
    SeriesHarper"s historical series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC25 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, [1], 350 p.
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6646372M
    LC Control Number22016051
    OCLC/WorldCa4625645

    Only incidentally has attention been given to the influence of our economic development upon allied fields of legal, political, intellectual, or general social history--matters which, while of great interest, should not be considered in detail in an introduction to economic history. With simple explanations of key economic principles, the book is an ideal introduction for students in history and economics. Revised textboxes and figures, an extensive glossary, suggestions for further reading and a suite of online resources lead students to a comprehensive understanding of the by: 9.

    At the time of his death in , Joseph Schumpeter--one of the great economists of the first half of the 20th century--was working on his monumental History of Economic Analysis. A complete history of efforts to understand the subject of economics from ancient Greece to the present, this book is an important contribution to the history of /5. favorite online book seller and to assemble the materials for reproduction at a local copy shop. January Introduction to Economic History (de Vries) Paul David (), “Historical Economics in the Long Run: Some Implications of Path-Dependence,” in G.D. Snooks, ed., Historical Analysis in Economics (London, ), pp. File Size: 63KB.

    Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction Robert C. Allen is Professor of Economic History at Oxford Univeristy and a Fellow of Nuffield College. He has written on English agricultural history, international competition in the steel industry, the extinction of whales, and the /5(4). History of Economic Thought While the history of economic thought is generally begins with Adam Smith, the trail leads much further back in time. In , Francis Hutcheson was a professor of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow.


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Each chapter in this book will start with a discussion about current (or sometimes past) events and revisit it at chapter’s end—to “bring home” the. This is an elementary introduction to a vast field. We have deliberately refrained from bringing in many of the refinements of theory and for two reasons.

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