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Historical Economics: Art or Science?

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Historical Economics: Art or Science?
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520073436
ISBN-13: 9780520073432
Number of pages: 358

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Historical economics, drawing on history, politics, cultural anthropology, sociology, and geography, bridges the gap between abstraction and fact engendered by traditional conceptions of economic science. The essays cover a range of historical periods and also include European history and explorations of long-run changes in the American economy. Economists and historians, both the converted and the unconvinced, will want to consult this powerful argument for the importance of historical economics.

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