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French Predecessors of Malthus





ISBN 9781138974661
Published September 2, 2016 by Routledge
412 Pages

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First Published in 1966. This volume is study of the population and wage theories prevalent in the eighteenth century France. Designed to fill a gap in previous volumes in the history of economic doctrine; and to better accomplish this purpose, population and wage theory has been given a broader denotation and connotation than is customary today.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Pre-Eighteenth-Century Population Theory; Chapter 2 The Neomercantilists and the Agrarians; Chapter 3 The Repopulationists; Chapter 4 Cantillon and the Theory of Luxury; Chapter 5 Quesnay and the Physiocrats; Chapter 6 The Philosophes; Chapter 7 The Nonphysiocratic Economists; Chapter 8 The Extreme Antiphysiocrats; Chapter 9 Conclusions and Interpretation;

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Joseph J. Spengler