A History of Political Economy
A nice older history of economic thought written when the marginal revolution and the emerging Austrian school were young and on the top of every young researcher’s agenda.
A History of Political Economy. New and Enlarged Edition with a Supplementary Chapter by William A. Scott and an Introduction by Richard T. Ely (London: A. and C. Black, 1915).
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Table of Contents
- A HISTORY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY
- CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTORY
- CHAPTER II: ANCIENT TIMES
- The Greeks
- The Romans
- CHAPTER III: THE MIDDLE AGES
- CHAPTER IV: MODERN TIMES FIRST AND SECOND PHASES
- First Modern Phase
- Second Modern Phase: Mercantile System
- CHAPTER V: THIRD MODERN PHASE: SYSTEM OF NATURAL LIBERTY
- Before Adam Smith France
- The Netherlands
- Adam Smith, with his Immediate Predecessors and his Followers. England.
- CHAPTER VI: THE HISTORICAL SCHOOL
- CHAPTER VII: THE AUSTRIAN SCHOOL AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
- Great Britain
- The United States
- CHAPTER VIII: CONCLUSION