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A science in its youth : Pre-Marxian political economy / A. Anikin.

By: Anikin, Andreĭ Vladimirovich [author].
Contributor(s): Cook, K. M [translator].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Moscow : Progress Publishers, 1975Edition: 1st paperback ed.Description: 389 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0717805034.Uniform titles: I︠U︡nostʹ nauki. English Subject(s): Economists | Economics -- Philosophy | Economics -- HistoryDDC classification: 330/.09
Partial contents:
Introduction -- Chapter I. Origins -- Chapter II. The gold fetish and scientific analysis: the Mercantilists -- Chapter III. The praiseworthy Sir William Petty -- Chapter IV. Boisguillebert, his age and role -- Chapter V. John Law - Adventurer and prophet -- Chapter VI. Pre-Adam economics -- Chapter VII. Benjamin Franklin and transatlantic economics -- Chapter VIII. Doctor Quesnay and his sect -- Chapter IX. Turgot - Thinker, minister and man -- Chapter X. Adam Smith. The Scottish sage -- Chapter XI. Adam Smith. The creator of a system -- Chapter XII. David Ricardo. The genius from the city -- Chapter XIII. David Ricardo. The crowning of the system -- Chapter XIV. Around Ricardo - and later -- Chapter XV. Economic romanticism. Sismondi -- Chapter XVI. The Say School and Cournot's contribution -- Chapter XVII. Economic nationalism. Friedrich List -- Chapter XVIII. The wonderful world of the Utopists. Saint-Simon and Fourier -- Chapter XIX. Robert Owen and early English socialism.
Summary: "This book is intended for the general reader, who may not possess any specialised knowledge of political economy. Some people are accustomed to think of political economy as a dry and boring subject. Yet the economic structure of society contains no fewer fascinating problems and secrets than nature... Scientific socialism is based on the economic theories of Marxism-Leninism. The explanation of the origins and roots of these theories is of great importance if they are to be fully understood and creatively developed." -- From the introduction.
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The Karl H. Niebyl Collection HB 76 .A5413 1975 (Browse shelf) Not For Loan NPML19080006

Includes index.

Introduction -- Chapter I. Origins -- Chapter II. The gold fetish and scientific analysis: the Mercantilists -- Chapter III. The praiseworthy Sir William Petty -- Chapter IV. Boisguillebert, his age and role -- Chapter V. John Law - Adventurer and prophet -- Chapter VI. Pre-Adam economics -- Chapter VII. Benjamin Franklin and transatlantic economics -- Chapter VIII. Doctor Quesnay and his sect -- Chapter IX. Turgot - Thinker, minister and man -- Chapter X. Adam Smith. The Scottish sage -- Chapter XI. Adam Smith. The creator of a system -- Chapter XII. David Ricardo. The genius from the city -- Chapter XIII. David Ricardo. The crowning of the system -- Chapter XIV. Around Ricardo - and later -- Chapter XV. Economic romanticism. Sismondi -- Chapter XVI. The Say School and Cournot's contribution -- Chapter XVII. Economic nationalism. Friedrich List -- Chapter XVIII. The wonderful world of the Utopists. Saint-Simon and Fourier -- Chapter XIX. Robert Owen and early English socialism.

"This book is intended for the general reader, who may not possess any specialised knowledge of political economy. Some people are accustomed to think of political economy as a dry and boring subject. Yet the economic structure of society contains no fewer fascinating problems and secrets than nature... Scientific socialism is based on the economic theories of Marxism-Leninism. The explanation of the origins and roots of these theories is of great importance if they are to be fully understood and creatively developed." -- From the introduction.

Donation from Karl and Elizabeth Niebyl.

Translated into English from Russian.

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