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A soaring eagle : Alfred Marshall, 1842-1924

Author: Peter D Groenewegen
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : E. Elgar, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Theorist, practitioner, educator and arguably the father of professional economics, Alfred Marshall's life and career have long required a full scale biography to put his work into context and reveal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alfred Marshall; Alfred Marshall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Groenewegen
ISBN: 185898775X 9781858987750
OCLC Number: 39193044
Description: xiv, 874 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface 1. A Life of Alfred Marshall: Introduction and Overview 2. Family and Ancestry 3. Childhood and School 1842-1861 4. Undergraduate Student at St John's, Cambridge, 1861-1865 5. In Search of a Vocation 1865-1872: Postgraduate Years as a Young Fellow at John's Cambridge 6. The Economic Apprenticeship (1867-1875) and After 7. An Observing and Studious Traveller: Europe, Britain and the United States (1868-1884) 8. The Husband (1877-1924) in an Unusual Partnership 9. Initial Academic Experience: Cambridge, Bristol and Oxford 10. The Professor at Cambridge (1885-1908) 11. Giving Advice to Governments: (1886-1908) 12. The Long Haul of the Principles: 1881-1922 13. A Principled Controversialist and Strident Advocate 14. A Feminist Manque 15. The Creator of a New Tripos 16. A Tendential Socialist . . . or Neo-Liberal? The Politics of Alfred Marshall 17. A Sage in Retirement 18. The Friend 19. Some Final Volumes 20. The Last Years and Legacy 21. A Man for all Seasons-and None: the Enigma of Marshall's Character Index
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