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The Literature of Political Economy : Collected Essays II - Samuel Hollander

The Literature of Political Economy

Collected Essays II

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Samuel Hollander is widely recognized as one of the most important and controversial historians of economic thought. This second volume collects together essays extending beyond classical economics, the subject with which he is most associated. This collection includes:
* studies in Scholastic, Smithian and Marshallian literature
* papers on the Corn-Law pamphlet literature of 1815, the post-Ricardian dissension, and the marginal revolution
* essays on T.R. Malthus, including four bibliographical studies
The volume also includes an autobiographical section and reviews of a broad range of important books published in the last thirty years.

Notes on Chaptersp. x
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Biographical Perspectives
'It's an Ill Wind ...': A Memoir (1995) and Addendum (1996)p. 3
On the Teaching of the History of Economic Thought: Attack the Best Defence (1975)p. 28
In Memoriam: William Jaffe, 1898-1980 (1981)p. 35
Three Early Papers
The Representative firm and Imperfect Competition (1961)p. 41
On the Interpretation of the Just Price (1965)p. 49
The Role of the State in Vocational Training: the Classical Economists' View (1968) and Reply to E. G. West (1969)p. 65
Adam Smith
The Historical Dimension of the Wealth of Nations (1976)p. 87
Adam Smith and the Self-Interest Axiom (1977)p. 104
Nineteenth-Century Literature
The Post-Ricardian Dissension: A Case-Study in Economics and Ideology (1980)p. 127
On P. Mirowski's 'Physics and the "Marginalist Revolution"' (1989)p. 170
On A. Arnon's Thomas Tooke: Pioneer of Monetary Theory (1995)p. 187
The Corn-Law Pamphlet Literature of 1815: Malthus, West, Ricardo and Torrens (1996)p. 193
Malthus
On the Works of Thomas Robert Malthus (1988)p. 247
New Editions of Malthus (1991)p. 250
On Malthus's Physiocratic References (1992)p. 258
Malthus's Abandonment of Agricultural Protectionism: A Discovery in the History of Economic Thought (1992)p. 269
More on Malthus and Agricultural Protection (1995)p. 283
Malthus as Physiocrat: Surplus Versus Scarcity (1995)p. 289
Introduction to Facsimile Reprints of Malthus's Essay on Population (1996)p. 317
On the Authorship of 'Spence on Commerce' in the Edinburgh Review, January 1808 (1996)p. 349
Short Reviews
Short Reviewsp. 365
D. Winch, James Mill: Selected Economic Writings {1967}p. 365
G.L.S. Shackle, The Years of High Theory: Invention and Tradition in Economic Thought {1968}p. 367
J. Gilchrist, The Church and Economic Activity in the Middle Ages {1970}p. 370
P. Schwartz, The New Political Economy of J. S. Mill {1973}p. 372
R. V. Eagly, The Structure of Classical Economic Theory {1975}p. 374
T. Sowell, Classical Economics Reconsidered {1976}p. 376
B. Gordon, Economic Analysis Before Adam Smith: Hesiod to Lessius {1977}p. 380
L. S. Moss, Mountifort Longfield: Ireland's First Professor of Political Economy {1978}p. 383
D. Winch, Adam Smith's Politics: An Essay in Historiographic Revision {1979}p. 386
F. W. Fetter, The Economist in Parliament: 1780-1868 {1982}p. 389
W. Eltis, The Classical Theory of Economic Growth {1985}p. 391
D. C. Coleman, History and the Economic Past. An Account of the Rise and Decline of Economic History in Britain {1989}p. 393
H. Boss, Theories of Surplus and Transfer {1990}p. 396
M. Milgate and S. C. Stimson, Ricardian Politics {1994}p. 398
J. Vint, Capital and Wages: A Lakatosian History of the Wages Fund Doctrine {1995}p. 400
Indexp. 403
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ISBN: 9780415114295
ISBN-10: 0415114292
Series: Samuel Hollander Essays
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 15th December 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 2