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The Correspondence of Alfred Marshall, Economist

The Correspondence of Alfred Marshall, Economist

by Alfred Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521023564

ISBN-13: 9780521023566

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This three-volume work constitutes a comprehensive scholarly edition of the correspondence of the English economist, Alfred Marshall (1842-1924), one of the leading figures in the development of economics and the founder of the Cambridge School of Economics. The edition fills a long- standing gap in the history of economic thought and contains hitherto unpublished

Overview

This three-volume work constitutes a comprehensive scholarly edition of the correspondence of the English economist, Alfred Marshall (1842-1924), one of the leading figures in the development of economics and the founder of the Cambridge School of Economics. The edition fills a long- standing gap in the history of economic thought and contains hitherto unpublished material. Notable for their frankness and spontaneity, Marshall's letters provide much new information about his views on economic, social and political issues, his struggles to promote the teaching of economics at the University of Cambridge, and his relations with colleagues there and elsewhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521023566
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; General introduction; Editorial practices; Alfred Marshall: a sketch; Abbreviations; List of manuscript collections; Biographical register; Chronology 1842–90; List of letters reproduced in Volume 1; Letters 1–332; Appendix I. Marshall's family; Appendix II. Bristol testimonials; Appendix III. Foxwell's initiative; Appendix IV. The 1889 debate; Appendix V. Is London healthy?

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