Economic Engagements with Art

Economic Engagements with Art

by Craufurd D. Goodwin


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Product Details

Duke University Press
Publication date:
History of Political Economy Annual Supplement Series, #31
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1.Art and Economic Theory
Francisco Pacheco: Economist for the Art World33
The Problem of Unique Goods as Factors of Production: Rousseau on Art and the Economy41
Obscure Objects of Desire? Nineteenth-Century British Economists and the Price(s) of "Rare Art"57
Pacifying the Workman: Ruskin and Jevons on Labor and Popular Culture85
Jevons's Music Manuscript and the Political Economy of Music121
The Economics of Art through Art Critics' Eyes157
Part 2.Art and Economic Policy
Art Exports and the Construction of National Heritage in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Great Britain187
International Commerce in the Fine Arts and American Political Economy, 1789-1913209
"Sweet Are the Uses of Adversity": Federal Patronage of the Arts in the Great Depression235
Positive Science, Normative Man: Lionel Robbins and the Political Economy of Art256
Economy, Architecture, and Politics: Colonialist and Cold War Hotels285
Part 3.The Business of Art
The Economics of Art in Early Modern Times: Some Humanist and Scholastic Approaches303
Liberalitas, Magnificentia, Splendor: The Classic Origins of Italian Renaissance Lifestyles332
Ingenuity, Preference, and the Pricing of Pictures: The Smith-Reynolds Connection379
Production and Reproduction: Commerce in Images in Late-Eighteenth-Century London413
Dealer in Magic: James Cox's Jewelry Museum and the Economics of Luxurious Spectacle in Late-Eighteenth-Century London423
"Seeing Is Believing": Otto Neurath, Graphic Art, and the Social Order452

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