The Penguin History of Economics

The Penguin History of Economics

New and Revised


The definitive guide to the history of economic thought, fully revised twenty years after first publication

Roger Backhouse's definitive guide takes the story of economic thinking from the ancient world to the present day, with a brand-new chapter on the twenty-first century and updates throughout to reflect the latest scholarship.

Covering topics including globalisation, inequality, financial crises and the environment, Backhouse brings his breadth of expertise and a contemporary lens to this original and insightful exploration of economics, revealing how we got to where we are today.

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Roger E Backhouse

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