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  1. Eighteenth Century Economics

    By Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Peter Groenewegen is one of the world's foremost scholars of eighteenth century economics - the era that saw the effective 'mainstreaming' of the discipline in the work of Smith, Turgot and Quesnay. This collection of essays amounts to the definitive guide to eighteenth century economics and is a...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Laws of History

    By Graeme Snooks

    This is an original and controversial reflection on the course of human history and a remarkable attempt to develop a scientific model of laws for the social sciences. It: * considers the nature of laws and the reasons we might expect to find them in history* employs an underlying framework...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The State of the History of Economics

    Proceedings of the History of Economics Society

    Edited by James P. Henderson

    This collection explores emerging areas in the history of economics and provides a valuable insight into contemporary research in the field. The papers focus on four areas:* Science and Economics. Authors investigate how science is perceived and how its history is related, details early history of...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Scourge of Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    The Public Debt Described, Explained, and Historically Depicted

    By L. V. Birck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Written during the early 1920s, at a time when Europe was still recovering from the catastrophe of the First World War, L.V. Birck’s The Scourge of Europe examines the economic issues surrounding the existence of public debt, its history, and possible approaches to problems associated with public...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. How it all Began (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins of the Modern Economy

    By W. W. Rostow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1975, this book traces the origins of our modern economy, showing the routes by which nations have either achieved wealth or have been impoverished. W. W. Rostow brings together issues of public policy, international trade and the world of science and technology, arguing that...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Bolshevism at a Deadlock (Routledge Revivals)

    By Karl Kautsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Bolshevism at a Deadlock was written Karl Kautsky, one of the leading Marxist intellectuals of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, in response to the catastrophic failures of Stalin’s first Five Year Plan, which was intended to raise Russian industry and productivity to equal that of...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. A History of Irish Economic Thought

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Renee Prendergast, John Turner

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    For a country that can boast a distinguished tradition of political economy from Sir William Petty through Swift, Berkeley, Hutcheson, Burke and Cantillon through to that of Longfield, Cairnes, Bastable, Edgeworth, Geary and Gorman, it is surprising that no systematic study of Irish political...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis

    The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis

    By Arturo Hermann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The most prominent aspect of the current financial crisis is its systemic character which manifests itself in high levels of inequality, rampant unemployment, economic and social insecurity and environmental decay. This book explores the potential of a pluralistic and interdisciplinary approach for...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge