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The wealth of ideas : a history of economic thought

Author: Alessandro Roncaglia
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Wealth of Ideas traces the history of economic thought, from its prehistory (the Bible, Classical antiquity) to the present day. In this scientifically rigorous and well documented book, chapters on William Petty, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx, William Stanley Jevons, Carl Menger, Leon Walras, Alfred Marshall, John Maynard Keynes, Joseph Schumpeter and Piero Sraffa alternate with chapters on other
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Roncaglia
ISBN: 9780521843379 0521843375 0521691877 9780521691871
OCLC Number: 56950792
Description: xiv, 582 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The history of economic thought and its role --
The prehistory of political economy --
William Petty and the origins of political economy --
From body politic to economic tables --
Adam Smith --
Economic science at the time of the French revolution --
David Ricardo --
The 'Ricardians' and the decline of Ricardianism --
Karl Marx --
The marginalist revolution: the subjective theory of value --
The Austrian schools and its neighbourhood --
General economic equilibrium --
Alfred Marshall --
John Maynard Keynes --
Joseph Schumpeter --
Piero Sraffa --
The age of disgregation --
Where are we going?
Other Titles: Ricchezza delle idee.
Responsibility: Alessandro Roncaglia.
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"This is an impressive, wide-ranging and useful volume." Business History Review Geoffrey M. Hodgson, University of Hertfordshire

 
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