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  1. Economics as Literature

    By William Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A rich vein of economics writings which runs through the nineteenth century and beyond is now largely ignored because its authors were women or because they favoured literary over scientific forms. Economics as Literature re-examines some of the most interesting texts from within this tradition.The...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Founding of Institutional Economics

    Edited by Warren Samuels

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Institutional economics has been a major part of economic thought for the whole of the twentieth century, and today remains crucial to an understanding of the development of heterodox economics. The two principal publications that founded the school were Veblen's The Theory of the Leisure Class and...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Piero Sraffa

    His Life, Thought and Cultural Heritage

    By Alessandro Roncaglia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This is a lively, intellectual biography of a leading protagonist of 20th century culture and his relations with other protagonists, such as Gramsci, Keynes and Wittgenstein. The book includes an authoritative interpretation of his main work Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities, a...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume II

    Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This second volume of essays on nineteenth and twentieth century economic thought, complements the first and continues the high standards of scholarship and academic rigour....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Economics and Interdisciplinary Exchange

    Edited by Guido Erreygers

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Economists have not always been on friendly terms with scientists from other fields. More than once, economists have been accused of 'imperialism' or criticized for neglecting the insights obtained in other fields. The history of economics, however, yields manifold examples of interdisciplinary '...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Economics Broadly Considered

    Essays in Honour of Warren J. Samuels

    Edited by Jeff E. Biddle, John B Davis, Steven G Medema

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Warren J. Samuels has been a prominent figure in the study of economics in the twentieth century. This book brings together essays by leading scholars in the areas of economics in which Samuels has made his most important contributions: the history of economic thought, economic methodology, and...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Hayek and Popper

    On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy

    By Mark Notturno

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as two of the twentieth century’s greatest proponents of open society. However, over the years, Hayek’s ideas have tended to be favoured over Popper’s in both academic and political discussions. This book aims to improve understanding of Popper’s...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. William Stanley Jevons and the Cutting Edge of Economics

    By Bert Mosselmans

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The impressive young scholar Bert Mosselmans, analyzing the theory and policy of Jevons, a major figure in the field of the history of economics, has put together a volume with broad international appeal, particularly in Europe, North America and Japan, that offers a synthetic approach to Jevons’...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. John Ruskin's Political Economy

    By William Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This volume offers an exciting new reading of John Ruskin's economic and social criticism, based on recent research into rhetoric in economics. Willie Henderson uses notions derived from literary criticism, the rhetorical turn in economics and more conventional approaches to historical economic...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge