History of Economics

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  1. Book ImageThe Authentic Adam Smith: His Life and Ideas

    James Buchan

    Celebrated author James Buchan on the widely known—but often misread—Scottish philosopher Adam Smith.More

  2. Book ImageBetween Two Cultures: An Introduction to Economic History

    Carlo M. Cipolla, Christopher Woodall

    “A scholarly, entertaining look at the objectives and techniques of economic historiography. . . . Cipolla’s presentation of economic history as a humanistic rather than scientific discipline makes economic historiography seem fascinating and rather fun.” —Kirkus ReviewsMore

  3. Book ImageThe Community of Europe: Past, Present and Future

    Richard Mayne, Jean Monnet

    “This book is the first to seize clearly upon the nature of this new dynamic, and to present it simply and forcefully in the context or rapidly moving events.” —From the Introduction by Jean MonnetMore

  4. Book ImageThe Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath

    Ben S. Bernanke

    A New York Times Bestseller

    “A fascinating account of the effort to save the world from another [Great Depression]. . . . Humanity should be grateful.”—Financial TimesMore

  5. Book ImageDid Monetary Forces Cause the Great Depression?

    Peter Temin

    "Given the magnitude and importance of this event [the Great Depression], it is surprising how little we know about its causes." —Peter TeminMore

  6. Book ImageDouble Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance

    Jane Gleeson-White

    “A timely, topical, readable, and thought-provoking look at the history and legacy of double-entry bookkeeping.”—Elif Batuman, author of The PossessedMore

  7. Book ImageThe Economic Growth of the United States: 1790-1860

    Douglass C. North

    "All readers will profit by the virtuosity with which the author has carried out his pioneering attempt to erect the structure of economic hisotry on the basis of a theory of development." —Carter Goodrich, American Historical ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageEconomics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science

    Dani Rodrik

    “A hugely valuable contribution. . . . In setting out a defence of the best in economics, Rodrik has also provided a goal for the discipline as a whole.” —Martin Sandbu, Financial TimesMore

  9. Book ImageThe End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy

    Mervyn King

    “If [The End of Alchemy] gets the attention it deserves, it might just save the world.” —Michael Lewis, Bloomberg ViewMore

  10. Book ImageThe End of Economic Man: An Introduction to Humanistic Economics

    George P. Brockway

    Fourth Edition

    The book that took the mystery out of economics and put free will back in.More

  11. Book ImageEssays in Persuasion

    John Maynard Keynes

    The essays in this volume show Keynes's attempts to influence the course of events by public persuasion over the period of 1919-40.More

  12. Book ImageThe Essential Adam Smith

    Adam Smith, Robert L. Heilbroner, Laurence J. Malone

    Few writings are more often cited as a cornerstone of modern economic thought than those of Adam Smith. Few are less read.More

  13. Book ImageAn Inquiry into the Human Prospect: Looked at Again for the 1990s

    Robert L. Heilbroner

    Is there hope for man? That "terrible question" was posed by Robert L. Heilbroner in the original version of An Inquiry into the Human Prospect.More

  14. Book ImageKeynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics

    Nicholas Wapshott

    “I defy anybody—Keynesian, Hayekian, or uncommitted—to read [Wapshott’s] work and not learn something new.”—John Cassidy, The New YorkerMore

  15. Book ImageKnowledge and the Wealth of Nations: A Story of Economic Discovery

    David Warsh

    "What The Double Helix did for biology, David Warsh's Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations does for economics." —Boston GlobeMore

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