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Studies in Economic History

The Collected Papers of George Unwin, 1st Edition

Edited by R. H. Tawney


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First published in 1927, this important collection contains a selection from the unpublished papers left by the late Professor George Unwin, together with certain of the chapters and articles contributed by him to books and periodicals. Part I is concerned with 'The Study and Teaching of Economic History'. Par II, 'Essays and Lectures on Historical Subjects', ranges over such topics as The Mediaeval City, Commerce and Coinage in Shakespeare's England, Indian Factories in the Eighteenth Century, and ends with a selection of his more important reviews of books. Part III contains six Miscellaneous Papers on varied topics and the Appendix gives an indispensable list of the published works of George Unwin.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Study and Teaching of Economic History. 1. Some Economic Factors in General History. 2. The Aims of Economic History. 3. The Teaching of Economic History in University Tutorial Classes. 4. The Teaching of History in Schools. Part 2: Essays and Lectures on Historical Subjects. 1. The Mediaeval City. 2. Mediaeval Gilds and Education. 3. London Tradesmen and Their Creditors. 4. The Economic Policy of Edward III. 5. The Merchant Adventures' Company in the Reign of Elizabeth. 6. Chapters from a History of Commerce. 7. The History of the Cloth Industry in Suffolk. 8. Commerce and Coinage in Shakespeare's England. 9. Introduction to National Power and Prosperity, Conrad Gill. 10. Introduction to The Poor Husbandman's Advocate to Rich Racking Landlords, Rev. Richard Baxter. 11. Indian Factories in the Eighteenth Century. 12. Reviews of Books. Part 3: Miscellaneous Papers. 1. The God of History. 2. The Philosophy of Value. 3. A Note on the English Character. 4 Thoughts on Political Idealism. 5. Thoughts on Society and the State. 6. Thoughts on the Work of a Teacher.

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General