JEAN-BAPTISTE SAY: REVOLUTIONARY, ENTRE

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Routledge, 2013 - 210 pagina's

This volume is the first full-length biography of Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832), the most famous French classical economist. During his lifetime Say actively took part in three revolutions: the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the establishment of economics as an academic discipline. He struggled with Bonaparte, was the owner of a cotton spinning mill, and published his famous Treatise of political economy and many other economic writings.

 

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Inhoudsopgave

Introduction
1
1 Youthful revolutionary
3
2 At the crossroads of literature politics and economics
15
3 A dissident under the Consulate
23
4 Reluctant entrepreneur
38
5 A rentier in a depressed economy
55
6 Spying in Britain
72
7 A dissident under the Restauration
87
9 The final years
131
10 Among masters peers and students
152
11 Alive after 200 years
166
Notes
180
Archival sources
200
References
201
Index of names
206
Copyright

8 Late recognition
106

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Over de auteur (2013)

Evert Schoorl was director of graduate studies in the economics department at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

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