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- DescriptionThese essays provide a thorough introduction to ecomics for historians. The authors, all eminent scholars, show how to use ecomic thinking, ecomic models, and ecomic methods to enrich historical research. They examine such vital issues as long-term trends, institutions, labor--including an engaging dialogue between a labor historian and a labor ecomist--international affairs, and money and banking. Scholars and teachers of history will welcome this volume as an introduction and guide to ecomics, a springboard for their own research, and a lively and provocative source of collateral reading for students at every level. The combined research experience of these authors encompasses many varieties of ecomics and covers a kaleidoscopic array of nations, subjects, and time periods. All are expert in presenting the insights and complexities of ecomics to nspecialist audiences.
- Author BiographyThomas G. Rawski, the lead author, has written extensively on the economy of China. He is Professor of Economics and History at the University of Pittsburgh.
- Author(s)Jon S. Cohen,Richard Sutch,Stephen Cullenberg,Susan B. Carter,Thomas G. Rawski
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication03/03/1996
- SubjectHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note13 b&w illustrations, 3 tables
- Weight463 g
- Width152 mm
- Height227 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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