Capitalism and the Historians (Routledge Library Editions: History of Economic Thought Series #8)

Capitalism and the Historians (Routledge Library Editions: History of Economic Thought Series #8)

by F. A. Hayek, A. Hayek F.
     
 

A book that will disturb the sleep of a good many scholars" Max Eastman
F. A. Hayek's Introduction lays the groundwork for this study of the rise of the factory system in Great Britain. It also examines why historians have been so critical of capitalism and the factory system. The subsequent essays discuss why intellectuals have usually been

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A book that will disturb the sleep of a good many scholars" Max Eastman
F. A. Hayek's Introduction lays the groundwork for this study of the rise of the factory system in Great Britain. It also examines why historians have been so critical of capitalism and the factory system. The subsequent essays discuss why intellectuals have usually been antagonistic to capitalism and what effect these historical misconceptions have had on the world's attitude toward business enterprise.

• Papers by distinguished British, American and European economic historians including T. S. Ashton, L. M. Hacker and Bertrand de Jouvenel

• Actual case studies of the English factory system and the English factory worker support the theoretical material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415313285
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/25/2003
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: History of Economic Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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