A Contemporary Historiography of Economics

1st Edition

Till Düppe, E. Roy Weintraub

Published September 19, 2018
Reference - 218 Pages - 12 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138049956 - CAT# Y330576
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics


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In recent years, the focus of historians of economic thought has changed to also include the ideas and practices of contemporary economists. This has opened up new questions regarding the utilization of sources, choice of method, narrative styles, and ethical issues, as well as a new awareness of the historian’s place, role, and task.

This book brings together leading contributors to provide, for the first time, a methodological overview of the historiography of economics. Emphasising the quality of the scholarship of recent decades, the book seeks to provide research tools for future historians of economic thought, as well as to any historians of social science with an interest in historiographic issues.

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