History of Economic Thought
by R. Larry Reynolds
Number of pages: 322
The purpose of this text is to introduce the interested reader to a broad overview of ideas about how the economy is and should be related to society and the individuals who compose that society. This is not an attempt to present a comprehensive and objective history of economic thought, rather, it introduces ideas and encourages further exploration.
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