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On classical economics

Author: Thomas Sowell
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2006] ©2006
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On Classical Economics is a book from which students can learn both history and economics. It is not simply a Cook's tour of colorful personalities of the past but a study of how certain economic concepts and tools of analysis arose, and how their implications were revealed during the controversies that followed. In addition to a general understanding of classical macroeconomics and microeconomics, this book offers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Sowell, Thomas, 1930-
On classical economics
(DLC) 2005026877
(OCoLC)61684154
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sowell
ISBN: 9780300185669 0300185669
OCLC Number: 861793176
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 304 pages)
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Social philosophy of classical economists --
Classical macroeconomics --
Classical microeconomics --
Classical methodology --
Sismondi : a neglected pioneer --
The enigma of John Stuart Mill --
The mysteries of Marxian economics --
Thoughts on the history of economics --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Thomas Sowell.
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