Assembling contributions from top thinkers in the field, this companion offers a comprehensive and sophisticated exploration of the history of economic thought. The volume has a threefold focus: the history of economic thought, the history of economics as a discipline, and the historiography of economic thought.
- Provides sophisticated introductions to a vast array of topics.
- Focuses on a unique range of topics, including the history of economic thought, the history of the discipline of economics, and the historiography of economic thought.
“With the range, depth, and clarity of the contributions, this exceptional volume provides the reader with the best modern historical thinking on the development of economics from antiquity to the present. It should be on every economist’s bookshelf.” E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University
“This collection covers an extraordinary range of key topics in the history of economic thought and historiography. While space is at a high premium in such collective endeavors, the editors have allowed contributors ample scope to make meaningful surveys. The collection as a whole provides a splendid teaching and research resource.” Samuel Hollander, Ben–Gurion University
“What a wonderful companion; I will keep it on my shelf and refer to it often. It’s an excellent set of brief summaries of the current state of the art in the history of thought, from ancient times until today.” David Colander, Middlebury College
- Author(s): Warren J. Samuels, Jeff E. Biddle, John B. Davis
- Series: Blackwell Companions to Contemporary Economics
- Number of pages: 736 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0631225730
- ISBN-13 : 978-0631225737
- Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell; 1st Edition (August 1, 2003)
- Language: : English
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