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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Another classic by Galbraith. In this volume he charts the evolution of economic ideas from Greek and Roman times, demonstrating the key interaction between the economic environment and economic ideas ... Read full review

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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


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After Adam
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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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