A History Of American Economic Thought: Mainstream And Crosscurrents by Samuel BarbourA History Of American Economic Thought: Mainstream And Crosscurrents by Samuel Barbour

A History Of American Economic Thought: Mainstream And Crosscurrents

bySamuel Barbour, James Cicarelli

Hardcover | July 13, 2017

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This vital addition to the Routledge History of Economic Thought series surveys arguably the most important country in the development of economics as we know it today ' the United States of America.

A History of American Economic Thoughtis a comprehensive study of American economics as it has evolved over time, with several singularly unique features including: a thorough examination of the economics of American aboriginals prior to 1492; a detailed discussion of American economics as it has developed during the last fifty years; and a generous dose of non-mainstream American economics under the rubrics "Other Voices" and "Crosscurrents." It is far from being a native American community, and numerous social reformers and those with alternative points of view are given as much weight as the established figures who dominate the mainstream of the profession. Generous doses of American economic history are presented where appropriate to give context to the story of American economics as it proceeds through the ages, from seventeenth-century pre-independence into the twentieth-first century packed full of influential figures including John Bates Clark, Thorstein Veblen, Irving Fisher, Paul Samuelson, and John Kenneth Galbraith, to name but a few.

This volume has something for everyone interested in the history of economic thought, the nexus of American economic thought and American economic history, the fusion of American economics and philosophy, and the history of science.

Samuel Barbour studied economics at Roosevelt University in Chicago and teaches community college classes and writes occasional thought pieces for publication.James Cicarelliis a Professor of Economics at Roosevelt University and is co-author ofDistinguished Women Economistsand "Back to the Future of Economics."J. E. Kingretired from L...
Title:A History Of American Economic Thought: Mainstream And CrosscurrentsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:July 13, 2017Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415771013

ISBN - 13:9780415771016


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Setting the Table

Chapter 2. Economic Thought Among American Aboriginals Prior to European Contact

Chapter 3. Economic Thought in America's Protohistorical Period

Chapter 4. Economic Thought in Eighteenth-Century America Prior to Independence

Chapter 5. Economic Thought in the New Nation, 1776'1885

Chapter 6. Economic Thought in an Era of Abundance and Anxiety, 1886'1928

Chapter 7. Economic Thought from the Great Depression through the Golden Age of Economic Growth, 1929'1973

Chapter 8. Economic Thought from Stagflation and Sustained Growth to the Great Recession and Beyond, 1974'2017