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Author Groenewegen, Peter D.

Title Eighteenth century economics : Turgot, Beccaria and Smith and their contemporaries / Peter Groenewegen
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 421 pages)
Series Routledge studies in the history of economics ; 55
Routledge studies in the history of economics ; 55
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Prelude; Chronological table of contents; Turgot, Beccaria and Smith; Thoughts on the emergence of economics as a science; New light on the origins of modern economics; Labour and the classical economists; Boisguilbert and eighteenth-century economics; The French connection: some case studies of French influences on British economics in the eighteenth century; Employment and machinery: two classical debates on the effects of automation
Summary This collection of essays amounts to the definitive guide to eighteenth century economics and is a must for any economist's bookshelves. This book represents four decades of Peter Groenewegen's research of the eighteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Quesnay, Fran├žois, 1694-1774.
Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.
Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques, baron de l'Aulne, 1727-1781.
Economics -- History -- 18th century.
Free trade -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002068314
ISBN 0203458788