History of Economic Thought

ISBN-10: 0571165532
ISBN-13: 9780571165537
Edition: 5th 1992
Authors: Eric Roll
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List price: $42.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Faber & Faber, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

This book - now in its fifth edition - contains thoroughly revised chapters dealing with the ideas and writers of the first 200 years of the subject, and has incorporated any significant new material. The later sections dealing with the last 50 years or so have been much expanded and updated in the light of current developments relating particularly to controversies on economic policy.

Foreword to the Fifth Edition
Introduction: Economics and the History of Ideasp. 1
The Beginningsp. 9
The Old Testamentp. 9
Greece: Plato and Aristotlep. 14
The Roman Empire and Christianityp. 24
The Middle Ages and the Canon Lawp. 29
Commercial Capitalism and its Theoryp. 42
The Decline of Scholasticismp. 42
The Quality of Mercantilismp. 48
Bullionism and Mercantilismp. 56
Thomas Munp. 63
The Founders of Political Economyp. 72
The Political Philosophersp. 72
The Growth of Industrial Capitalismp. 77
Pettyp. 83
Locke; North; Law; Humep. 96
Cantillon; Steuartp. 105
The Physiocratsp. 111
The Classical Systemp. 121
The Quality of Classicismp. 121
Adam Smithp. 125
Ricardop. 155
Malthus's Theory of Populationp. 175
Reaction and Revolutionp. 178
The Shortcomings of Classicismp. 178
Malthus's Critique of Accumulationp. 180
The German Romanticsp. 189
Socialist Criticismp. 208
Marxp. 227
Life and Sourcesp. 227
Methodp. 231
The Labour Theory of Valuep. 236
Surplus Valuep. 241
The Theory of Capitalist Competitionp. 247
The Theory of Economic Developmentp. 254
An Appraisalp. 260
The Transitionp. 271
The Classical Heritagep. 271
The Historical Schoolp. 276
Jonesp. 283
The Break Up of the Labour Theory of Valuep. 289
Seniorp. 311
Millp. 322
Modern Economicsp. 336
The Quality of Modern Economicsp. 336
Marginal Utilityp. 341
The Second Generationp. 361
The Beginning of American Economicsp. 380
The Backgroundp. 380
The Marginalist Schoolp. 389
Veblenp. 402
The Inter-war Yearsp. 418
Theory and Realityp. 418
The Theory of Equilibriump. 425
Keynesp. 441
Macroeconomics and Economic Managementp. 460
From War to Peacep. 460
The Statistical Contributionp. 461
Underemployment or Employment Economics?p. 471
The Macroeconomic Systemp. 481
Economic Management; the New Orthodoxyp. 494
The Age of Doubt and a New Counter-revolutionp. 506
From Authority to Disaffectionp. 506
Money and the International Nexusp. 514
Employment and Inflationp. 525
Growth, Welfare and Economic Structurep. 541
A New Certainty?p. 561
From the New Economics to the New Classical Economicsp. 561
Conclusion: Economics Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrowp. 568
Indexp. 580
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