Economics as Literature - Routledge Studies in the History of Economics (Hardback)
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Economics as Literature - Routledge Studies in the History of Economics (Hardback)

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Hardback 200 Pages / Published: 07/09/1995
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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.
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.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415129084
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 20 mm

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