History of Economic Thought Products

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Money, Politics and Power

    Banking and Public Finance in Wartime England, 1694–96, 1st Edition

    By Richard A. Kleer

    The Nine Years’ War with France was a period of great institutional innovation in public finance and of severe monetary turmoil for England. It saw the creation of the Bank of England; a sudden sharp fall in the external value of the pound; a massive undertaking to melt down and recoin most of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Financial History

  • The Impact of Rate-of-Return Regulation on Technological Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Mark W. Frank

    This book contends that various forms of regulation have costs as well as benefits and it examines the impact of government regulation on the innovativeness of ’monopolies’ - in this book meaning firms with the power to affect market price. The government regulation analyzed in this case is…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Bruton Center for Development Studies Series

  • Stone Age Economics

    1st Edition

    By Marshall Sahlins

    Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge Classics

  • Keynes and his Contemporaries

    Tradition and Enterprise in the Cambridge School of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Atsushi Komine

    This book examines how the Cambridge School economists, such as J. M. Keynes, constructed revolutionary theories and advocated drastic policies based on their ideals for social organizations and their personal characteristics. Although vast numbers of studies on Marshall, Keynes and Marshallians…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16

  • Money and Justice

    A critique of modern money and banking systems from the perspective of Aristotelian and Scholastic thoughts, 1st Edition

    By Leszek Niewdana

    Money has always represented power. For Aristotle, this power was inseparable from the exercise of justice within a community. This is why issuance of money was the prerogative of the lawful authority (government). Such a view of monetary power was widespread, and includes societies as distant as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15

  • Economies under Occupation

    The hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Boldorf, Tetsuji Okazaki

    Nazi Germany and Japan occupied huge areas at least for some period during World War II, and those territories became integral parts of their war economies. The book focuses on the policies of World War II aggressors in occupied countries. The unbalanced economic and financial relations were…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15

  • Ricardo on Money

    A Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    By Ghislain Deleplace

    Despite his achievements, David Ricardo’s views on money have often been misunderstood and underappreciated. His advanced ideas had to wait until the twentieth century to be applied, and most historians of economic thought continue to consider him as an obsolete orthodox. The last book devoted…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The History of Economic Ideas

    Economic Thought in Contemporary Context, 1st Edition

    By Brandon Dupont

    The global financial crisis has drawn attention to the importance of understanding historical ideas and learning lessons from the past. However, it can sometimes be difficult to trace the connections between old ideas and modern day issues. This textbook traces the evolution of economic ideas from…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23

  • The Global Free Trade Error

    The Infeasibility of Ricardo’s Comparative Advantage Theory, 1st Edition

    By Ron Baiman

    The doctrine of "free trade" is second only to that of "free markets" in undergirding ideological support for our current global economic structures and rules. From David Ricardo’s "comparative advantage principle" to James Meade’s Neoclassical or mainstream economics proof of self-adjusting free…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Student City

    Strategic Planning for Student Communities in EU Cities, 1st Edition

    By Leo van den Berg, Antonio Russo

    Student communities are without doubt a strategic resource for urban development and students are the citizens and the high-skilled working class of tomorrow. They are seen as an 'invisible population' with little say in local policy and decision-making. Co-operation between educational…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    EURICUR Series (European Institute for Comparative Urban Research)

  • Economists in Parliament in the Liberal Age

    (1848–1920), 1st Edition

    By Marco E.L. Guidi

    Edited by Massimo M. Augello

    This detailed volume explores the role and actions of economists in US, Japanese and various European parliaments in the critical period between 1848 and 1920. Featuring chapters written by an international array of contributors from both economics and history, the book provides fascinating…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

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