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Economics and the historian [electronic resource] / Thomas G. Rawski ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Rawski, Thomas G, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1996Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 297 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520910867 (electronic bk.); 0520910869 (electronic bk.); 0585034419 (electronic bk.); 9780585034416 (electronic bk.); 1282356011; 9781282356016.Subject(s): Economics -- Methodology | Historiography | �Economie politique -- M�ethodologie | Historiographie | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Reference | Economische geschiedenis (wetenschap) | Economie | Wirtschaftswissenschaften | Geschichtswissenschaft | Aufsatzsammlung | Wirtschaftstheorie | Geschichtsschreibung | Kongress | Wirtschaftsgeschichte (Fach) | Economic historyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Economics and the historian.DDC classification: 330 Other classification: 15.10 | 83.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Economics and the historian / Thomas G. Rawski -- Issues in the study of economic trends / Thomas G. Rawski -- Institutions and economic analysis / Jon S. Cohen -- Labor economics and the historian / Susan B. Carter and Stephen Cullenberg -- The economics of choice : neoclassical supply and demand / Donald N. McCloskey -- Macroeconomics : an introduction for historians / Richard Sutch -- Money, banking, and inflation : an introduction for historians / Hugh Rockoff -- International economics and the historian / Peter H. Lindert.
Summary: These essays provide a thorough introduction to economics for historians. The authors, all eminent scholars, show how to use economic thinking, economic models, and economic methods to enrich historical research. They examine such vital issues as long-term trends, institutions, labor-including an engaging dialogue between a labor historian and a labor economist-international affairs, and money and banking. Scholars and teachers of history will welcome this volume as an introduction and guide to economics, a springboard for their own research, and a lively and provocative source of collateral r.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-278) and index.

Economics and the historian / Thomas G. Rawski -- Issues in the study of economic trends / Thomas G. Rawski -- Institutions and economic analysis / Jon S. Cohen -- Labor economics and the historian / Susan B. Carter and Stephen Cullenberg -- The economics of choice : neoclassical supply and demand / Donald N. McCloskey -- Macroeconomics : an introduction for historians / Richard Sutch -- Money, banking, and inflation : an introduction for historians / Hugh Rockoff -- International economics and the historian / Peter H. Lindert.

These essays provide a thorough introduction to economics for historians. The authors, all eminent scholars, show how to use economic thinking, economic models, and economic methods to enrich historical research. They examine such vital issues as long-term trends, institutions, labor-including an engaging dialogue between a labor historian and a labor economist-international affairs, and money and banking. Scholars and teachers of history will welcome this volume as an introduction and guide to economics, a springboard for their own research, and a lively and provocative source of collateral r.

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