Economics as Literature
By (author) William Henderson
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Economics as Literature by William Henderson
Book DescriptionA 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 works considered include: *stories (eg by Maria Edgeworth and Harriet Martineau) *dialogues (eg by Jane Marcet and Thomas de Quincey) *'imaginative' writing (eg from Ruskin and Francis Edgeworth) *Keynes' General Theory which is locked within a nineteenth century 'tradition' of uniting science and art.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415129084
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Economics as Literature, Paperback (August 2014)
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.
Friedrich List, Paperback (July 2014)
Published in 2004, Friedrich List is a valuable contribution to the field of History.
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'Essays in the History of Economics' brings together some of the foremost scholars in the field to discuss topics including the etiology of Adam Smith's division of labour & how Thorstein Veblen is perceived as an economic theorist.
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