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Author Winch, Donald.

Title Riches and poverty : an intellectual history of political economy in Britain, 1750-1834 / Donald Winch
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996


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Description xi, 428 pages ; 24 cm
Series Ideas in context ; 39
Ideas in context ; 39
Contents 1. After Adam Smith: prologue -- Pt. I. Adam Smith's Science of the Legislator. 2. An excessive solicitude for posthumous reputation. 3. The secret concatenation. 4. The wisdom of Solon -- Pt. II. Adam Smith, Edmund Burke and Factious Citizens. 5. Contested affinities. 6. The loss of regal government. 7. Burke's creed: politics, chivalry and superstition. 8. The labouring poor -- Pt. III. Robert Malthus as Political Moralist. 9. Imminence and immediacy: initial bearings. 10. New and extraordinary lights. 11. Rather a matter of feeling than argument. 12. A manufacturing animal: things not persons? 13. The bountiful gift of Providence. 14. Last things and other legacies. 15. Epilogue
Analysis Economics History
Great Britain
Notes Includes index
Also available online (Table of contents)
Subject Economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
LC no. 95009223
ISBN 0521551056