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The economic reader : textbooks, manuals and the dissemination of the economic sciences during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

Author: Massimo M Augello; Marco E L Guidi
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 136.
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"The book studies the origins and evolution of economic textbooks in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, up to the turning point represented by Paul Samuelson's Economics (1948), which became the template for all the textbooks of the postwar period. The case studies included in the book cover a large part of Europe, the British Commonwealth, the United States and Japan. Each chapter examines various types of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Textbooks
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Economic reader.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2012
(DLC) 2011005343
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo M Augello; Marco E L Guidi
ISBN: 9781136654992 1136654992
OCLC Number: 774293515
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 356 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. The making of an economic reader : the dissemination of economics through textbooks / Massimo M. Augello and Marco E.L. Guidi --
2. Economic manuals and textbooks in Great Britain and the British Empire 1797-1938 / Keith Tribe --
3. Cours, Leçon, Manuels, Précis and Traités : teaching political economy in nineteenth-century France / Philippe Steiner --
4. Economic textbooks in the German language area / Harald Hagemann and Matthias Rösch --
5. Educating the nation : textbooks and manuals of political economy in Italy 1815-1922 / Massimo M. Augello and Marco E.L. Guidi --
6. Teaching, spreading and preaching : textbooks of political economy in Spain 1779-1936 / Salvador Almenar --
7. Textbooks and the teaching of political economy in Portugal 1759-1910 / António Almodovar and José Luís Cardoso --
8. 'A powerful instrument of progress' : economic textbooks in Belgium 1830-1925 / Guido Erreygers and Maarten van Dijck --
9. From ruminators to pioneers : Dutch economics textbooks and their authors in the nineteenth and early twentieth century / Evert Schoorl and Henk Plasmeijer --
10. Political economy textbooks and manuals and the roots of the Scandinavian model / Johan M. Lönnroth --
11. The emergence of the economic science in Japan and the evolution of textbooks 1860s-1930s / Tamotsu Nishizawa --
12. The evolution of US economics textbooks / David C. Colander.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 136.
Responsibility: edited by Massimo M. Augello and Marco E.L. Guidi.
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Proposes a comparative study of the history of manuals of political economy in the most representative countries for the development of economics in the 19th and early 20th centuries demonstrating  Read more...

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