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Author Sowell, Thomas, 1930-

Title On classical economics / Thomas Sowell
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 304 pages)
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Social philosophy of classical economists -- Classical macroeconomics -- Classical microeconomics -- Classical methodology -- Sismondi : a neglected pioneer -- The enigma of John Stuart Mill -- The mysteries of Marxian economics -- Thoughts on the history of economics -- Notes -- Index
Summary "On Classical Economics is a book from which students can learn both history and economics. It is not simply a Cook's tour of colorful personalities of the past but a study of how certain economic concepts and tools of analysis arose, and how their implications were revealed during the controversies that followed. In addition to a general understanding of classical macroeconomics and microeconomics, this book offers special insight into the neglected pioneering work of Sismondi - and why it was neglected - and a detailed look at John Stuart Mill's enigmatic role in the development of economics and the mysteries of Marxian economics."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-283) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Classical school of economics.
Economics -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300185669 (electronic bk.)
9780300185669 (electronic bk.)