Economics in perspective: a critical history

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Houghton Mifflin, 1987 - Business & Economics - 324 pages
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Galbraith supplies a much-needed overview of the development of this ambitious and imperfect science. A lively account of the social, political, financial and industrial preoccupation of the Western world.

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A book that gives an excellent overview of the history of economics from the Middle Ages until today. Read full review

Review: Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

Basically an ok history of economic thought, though it felt somewhat clipped at the end (the discussion of Friedman is rather rushed). While he doesn't push the point too forcefully, I think that ... Read full review

Contents

A Look at the Landscape I
1
After Adam
9
The Enduring Interim
20
Copyright

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John Kenneth Galbraith was Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. James Goodman is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University.

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