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An Austrian perspective on the history of economic thought

Author: Murray Newton Rothbard
Publisher: Aldershot (Hants) ; Brookfield (Vt.) : E. Elgar, 1995.
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As the first comprehensive treatment of Classical economics from a modern Austrian perspective, this important history of nineteenth century economic thought discusses the key members of each school  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Newton Rothbard
ISBN: 1852789611 9781852789619 185278962X 9781852789626
OCLC Number: 489756839
Notes: Comprend : Vol. 1, Economic thought before Adam Smith ; Vol. 2, Classical economics.
Includes index.
Description: 2 vol. (xvi, 556 p.) (xvi, 528 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: 1. J.B. Say: The French Tradition in Smithian Clothing 2. Jeremy Bentham: The Utilitarian as Big Brother 3. James Mill, Ricardo and the Ricardian System 4. The Decline of the Ricardian System, 1820-48 5. Monetary and Banking Thought, I: The Early Bullionist Controversy 6. Monetary and Banking Thought, II: The Bullion Report and the Return to Gold 7. Monetary and Banking Thought, III: The Struggle Over the Currency School 8. John Stuart Mill and the Reimposition of Ricardian Economics 9. Roots of Marxism: Messianic Communism 10. Marx's Vision of Communism 11. Alienation, Unity and Dialectic 12. The Marxian System, I: Historical Materialism and the Class Struggle 13. The Marxian System, II: The Economics of Capitalism and its Inevitable Demise 14. After Mill: Bastiat and the French Laissez-Faire Tradition Bibliographical Essay
Other Titles: Economic thought before Adam Smith
Classical economics
Responsibility: Murray N. Rothbard.


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'Rothbard's two-volume history of economic thought will inspire much fruitful discussion . . . Works that combine so much scholarship, clarity, freshness, and courage have become rare in economics.' Read more...

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