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  1. The Political Economy of Mercantilism

    By Lars Magnusson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Since the days of Adam Smith, Mercantilism has been a hotly debated issue. Condemned at the end of the 18th century as a "false" system of economic thinking and political practice, it has returned paradoxically to the forefront in regard to issues such as the creation of economic growth in...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mercantilism

    The Shaping of an Economic Language

    By Lars Magnusson

    Ever since the Physiocrats and Adam Smith, mercantilism or 'the mercantile system' have been described as the opposite of classical political economy. This view is very much brought into question by the current book. It argues that the sharp distinction between mercantilism and 19th century...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Nation, State and the Industrial Revolution

    The Visible Hand

    By Lars Magnusson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The industrial revolution and the creation of the modern (national) state are two of the most important historical processes to have occurred in Europe during the 19th century. The state and other bodies of governance play an important role in the development of capitalist market societies since...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Twentieth-Century Economic History

    Edited by Lars Magnusson

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The study of economic phenomena over time is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study, and this new four-volume collection in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Economics, meets the need for an authoritative, up-to-date, and comprehensive reference work...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. An Economic History of Sweden

    By Lars Magnusson

    This book represents the first recent attempt to provide a comprehensive treatment of Sweden's economic development since the middle of the 18th century. It traces the rapid industrialisation, the political currents and the social ambitions, that transformed Sweden from a backward agrarian economy...

    Published January 10th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Tradition of Free Trade

    By Lars Magnusson

    In the nineteenth century Adam Smith and others gradually invented a 'tradition' of free trade. This was a towering achievement and has proved to be influential to this day. This book examines this construction of the free trade tradition.Showing how historical contruction is a vital component in...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Studying individual Development in An interindividual Context

    A Person-oriented Approach

    By Lars R. Bergman, David Magnusson, Bassam M. El Khouri

    Series: Paths Through Life Series

    During the last decade there has been increased awareness of the limitations of standard approaches to the study of development. When the focus is on variables and relationships, the individual is easily lost. This book describes an alternative, person-oriented approach in which the focus is on...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Psychology Press

  8. Free Trade and Protectionism in America: 1822-1890

    Edited by Lars Magnusson

    Series: Critical Concepts in the History of Economics

    This collection gives immediate access to an extensive range of nineteenth century American writings on trade issues. Many of the pieces selected are rare even in America. Each has been carefully retypeset so that the collection as a whole is attractively presented and easy to read.Early American...

    Published December 8th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Free Trade: 1793-1886

    By Lars Magnusson

    Series: Early Sources in Economics

    Trade is the dominant subject in nineteenth century economics. During the course of the century, Britain was transformed from a protectionist power to an open economy, a change embodied by the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846. This is reflected in the economic literature of the period, with the...

    Published March 19th 1997 by Routledge

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